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Water Restrictions Now Mandatory

10.7.16 From the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission – BE PLEASE ADVISED: The water restriction has been elevated to MANDATORY Status. What does this mean? The sustained pattern of dry weather has put the Greater Boston area into very extreme drought conditions. As a result, Lynn’s reservoir system has been reduced to below 45% of…

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.

Water Restriction Elevated

Water Restriction Notice 2: Electric Boogaloo elevated to ‘Limited Restriction Condition’ 9.13.16 From the Lynn Water & Sewer Commission – Water Restriction Notice 2: Please be advised the water restriction has been elevated to a ‘Limited Restriction Condition’ What does this mean? The sustained pattern of dry weather has put the Greater Boston area into…

Lynn Water & Sewer Releases Voluntary Water Restrictions

8.26.16 As if it needed to be said, we’re in a serious drought. The notice says, “…the reservoir system that serves as the City of Lynn’s drinking water supply has been reduced to below 56% of its maximum capacity.” Editor’s note: This is one of many documents I receive at LynnHappens or find circulating on social…

Lynn Water Sewer Commission Public Hearing 12-15-14

The Lynn Water Sewer Commission held a public hearing at City Hall Monday, December 15th to allow CH2M Hill, Inc. present a plan to reduce rainwater and sewage overflows into the ocean. West Lynners are hoping it will alleviate flooding and sewage on their streets and in their basements, and the city is also required…

Public Hearing on Combined Sewer Overflows Monday

Below this letter sent to area residents are photos shared by Ward 6 Councilor Peter Capano of flooded West Lynn streets taken just last night. Opinions on doing the work to separate sewer and storm drains vary. However, the EPA requires it. Feel free to share your opinion below or send a long-form letter to…

Help Catch Catch Basin Thieves

From the LPD: The Lynn Police have received reports from the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission regarding a rash of catch basin thefts. There have been approximately 11 of these stolen in the City of Lynn. Surrounding cities and towns have experienced similar thefts. Saugus and Swampscott have also reported a rash of these incidents.…

Kids Day in Lynn Woods July 16

Kids’ Day in Lynn Woods is 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sat., July 16. Enjoy a day of family fun, music and crafts at the Lynn Woods Amphitheater, Pennybrook Road entrance. This free event includes face painting, balloons, rock painting, wading pool, pony rides, arts and crafts and much more. Bring a picnic lunch…

Board of Appeals hearing on waterfront turbine

The special City Council meeting being short, LynnHappens had the time to head downstairs to catch the Board of Appeals hearing on a wind turbine that will be placed on Lynn Water & Sewer Commission property. Recent zoning changes for waterfront redevelopment plans made the variance necessary.