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Coastal Flood Warning!

3/1/18 This announcement was issued by the city earlier today – Important Weather Related Announcement: The National Weather Service is increasingly confident that southern New England will be significantly impacted by astronomically high tides along with a strong/long duration coastal storm starting Thursday night and continuing through Saturday, which will bring moderate to major –…

Parking. Schools. Trash. All-in-one update from City Hall!

1/3/18 We posted the news earlier, but here’s the information in much more detail, including trash pickup delays. Keep in mind, trash is already behind in areas of Lynn due to cold-related issues with Waste Management’s trucks. As of 4:30pm, there was a line of cars waiting to park for the storm in the MBTA…

Well, We Had Some Weather

The DPW would like everyone know that Covantis is closed today due to the whopper of a storm we got overnight. So, you’ll have to put off some of those errands and … maybe check your basements, if you haven’t already. Also, Munroe Street downtown was flooded. 1A was closed. Cars had to be towed…

One Hour Workshop Will Teach You How to Compost

6/13/17 Have some space to compost? Your LynnHappens editor once lived in an apartment building with concrete balconies and no yard. The green-minded neighbors next door with whom we shared a balcony put out a composter. Thing is, they hadn’t thought their plan all the way through. What were they going to do with the…

Volunteers Cleanup for Earth Day Throughout Lynn

4/22/17 Rain didn’t stop people from turning out to clean sections of Lynn Woods, the Community Path in West Lynn, Ames Playground, Kylie Park or the downtown. For the Sisson PTO cleanup at 3pm, the rain had ended. The Downtown Lynn Beautification Project, organized by Soraya Cacici, re-installed planters removed during construction, cleaned up the…

Trash Delay Next Week

1/11/17 From Associate Commissioner of Lynn DPW Lisa Nerich – City of Lynn Trash and Recycling will be delayed by ONE day the week of January 16th– in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Green Week for Recycling.

Downtown Catch Basin Cleaning Schedule

10.6.16 The DPW and Ward 5 Councilor Chakoutis have shared a schedule of catch basins they will be cleaning throughout the downtown, starting today. The work will be done overnight and may impact parking in those areas, but a clean catch basin is better than flooded streets and basements.

Roadwork on Lynnfield Street Tomorrow

10.5.16 A quick and to the point message from Lynn DPW – Thursday, October 6, 2016 Roadwork on Lynnfield St. from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Expect traffic delays. Seek Alternative Route! Update (thanks to Rep. Dan Cahill) – The area impacted will be between “…the Knights of Columbus and approximately 149 Lynnfield Street.”