Tag Archive for Opinion

Reader Question: Why not build new Pickering where it is?

11/6/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does not write articles of a political nature. Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. From Michael Bourgault – Living in East Lynn for 34 years, I often…

Letter: Reader States Her Case for McGee

11/4/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. From here forward, all letters pertaining to the upcoming election will have links to all the previous letters on the election, including all positions and viewpoints — of course, to make it easier to follow the discussion. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does…

Response: In Favor of a Planner

Opinion

10/25/17 Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. From Jocelyn Almy-Testa –   This is long, and is for Lynn residents. It’s about our need for a city planner. While I appreciate the op-ed piece recently in the Item [and LynnHappens 10/24] about the…

Letter: A Reader’s Thoughts on the Mayor’s Race

Opinion

10/24/17 Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. A reader response to the letter below has been posted, here. From Jeff Carlisle –   As a long-time political observer and 10 year resident of Lynn, I thought that I would comment on the mayoral…

Letter re: New Lynn Coalition and Future Development

Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. August 21, 17 To the Editor, As a Salem State Social Work graduate student, I’ve been blessed to work alongside a staff and group of partner organizations dedicated to the diverse community of Lynn at the New…

Letter: “What is going on in Lynn?”

Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. There’s a new publication, born in Lynn, called For the Culture, and they have submitted this piece by Alex Watley as a letter to LynnHappens. Read the full letter on For the Culture. “Lynn, Lynn the city…

Letter: Parents Seek Time & Place for Tiny Mites

Opinion

Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. To Whom It May Concern,       I am writing this letter on behalf of myself and the other parents of the East Lynn Tiny Mites. My child has had a dream to play on a football…

An Excuse Letter for Being Late to Work Today

11.29.16 Feel free to use this: Dear Boss-persons, Please excuse the entire North Shore for being late to work today. The Lynnway was closed due to an officer-involved shooting, the Governor took away our Commuter Ferry funding, and for sixty-years we’ve asked for it and they won’t let us have the Blue Line. Also, the…

Letter: Yes on Question 4

Opinion

Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. The following is a letter sent by Christine Lowe: YES ON QUESTION 4 Massachusetts would be more progressively liberal if the YES on Question 4 wins. More states are likely to adapt the strategy and policy…