Tag Archive for Senator Tom McGee

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…

The Lynn Ferry is Back – Service Begins June 20th

6/8/17 This press release was shared on Senator Tom McGee and Representative Brendan Crighton’s facebook accounts minutes ago, it says of the Lynn Ferry – “Ferry Service will be offered this summer between Lynn and Boston” “Funding from MassDOT Enables Service to Begin Tuesday, June 20th” Press release below video –     Boston, MA–…

St. Mary’s Celebrates its 150th – a Few Photos From Saturday

LynnHappens was invited to “Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Future,” St. Mary’s 150th Anniversary celebration at the Lynn Museum on October 20th, 2012.   A few photos: Rev. Brian Flynn, Pastor   Sate Senator Tom McGee reads an official proclamation   Sr. Elaine Collins, Sister of St. Joseph   Hugh Nestor, Parishioner of St. Mary’s…

MBTA Public Hearing video from 2-7-12

After a powerpoint presentation, elected officials from the state and city speak out against the MBTA’s two service cut and fare hike proposals, followed by members of the public and representatives of various organizations.   You can follow along at home with the T’s handy booklet on the matter in PDF.   Part 1  …

LynnArts and RAW Receive Grants from Massachusetts Cultural Council

Press Release   Today, Senator Thomas M. McGee (D-Lynn), Representative Robert F. Fennell (D-Lynn), Representative Steven M. Walsh (D-Lynn), Representative Lori Ehrlich (D-Marblehead, and Representative Donald Wong (R-Saugus) announced that grants totaling $20,600 have been awarded to cultural organizations in Lynn by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). These grants support a variety of cultural activities…

Lynn Receives $202,143 for Community Policing

Press release   Today, Senator Thomas M. McGee (D-Lynn), Representative Robert F. Fennell (D-Lynn), Representative Steven M. Walsh (D-Lynn), Representative Lori Ehrlich (D-Marblehead, and Representative Donald Wong (R-Saugus) announce that Lynn has been awarded $202,143 for community policing. In conjunction with the Safe and Successful Youth program, the Shannon Community Safety Initiative and the upcoming…

Future Lynn Commuter Ferry Trip Demo’d

  Story and photos by William J. Dowd   State Senator Thomas McGee’s office gathered roughly 70 community leaders on Wednesday for a trial-run on one of the MBTA’s ferries, which gave them a flavor of what having a ferry would be like for the city, moving one step closer to giving daily commuters a…

Veterans and their Families Can Testify at Public Hearing June 7

  Senator Tom McGee and Representative James Vallee, Chairmen of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs have announced a public hearing in Lynn on issues related to veterans and their families.   The Hearing will take place on Tuesday, June 7th at 1:30pm in the City Council Chamber of Lynn City Hall.…