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At-Large Councilor Candidate Forum July 10

July 5, 2013


The Lynn Community Association (LCA) is pleased to present a series of candidate forums this summer in anticipation of a highly contested election cycle for the city of Lynn this November. Starting with the at-Large Councilor forum on Wednesday, July 10, 7PM, at the Temple Ahabat Shalom on Ocean St., forum moderator and publisher of […]

Human Rights Commission Vacancy in City of Lynn

July 30, 2012


The deadline has been extended to Friday, August 3, 2012, 12:00PM, for applications to the Human Rights Commission recently proposed by Councilor at-Large Hong Net and created via ordinance by Lynn City Council. Notice is hereby given that the following vacancies which are appointed by the City Council exist:  Members of the Human Rights Commission. […]

Who Will Look Out for Our Children?

August 31, 2011


I couldn’t say no when asked to moderate the upcoming ELCA Forum for School Committee Candidates on Wednesday, September 14, at the Congregation Ahabat Sholom, 151 Ocean Street in Lynn, 7:00 p.m. Association President Mary Trahan says,”Citizen involvement in this election for School Committee members is crucial for the development of the city because having performing […]

The Day After

August 30, 2011


It wasn’t as bad as all that. We got off easy. Chances are one of these days we won’t be so lucky. I was pleasantly surprised to see the DPW post about a post-Irene clean up on their Facebook page. They need to take advantage of Facebook and other social media to inform citizens more […]

Miss Pug Goes to City Hall Square

June 25, 2011


Seriously considering the hamster for lunch, its crate lined with the Daily Item, my bulging eyes glanced upon a most cockamamie headline: New Ordinance: Lynn Residents Get Fewer Trash Barrels. As i’ll put just about anything in my mouth and swallow it whole, i wanted to know if this new law would curtail my scavenging […]

Fortucci Hearing Prompts Headline Dilemma

February 17, 2011


I am stunned at the inanity and incompetence of this city’s government. So stunned, in fact, that I’m having trouble coming up with a suitable headline for this post. Let’s see… LOCAL BLOGGER SCOOPS ITEMLIVE It’s been the internet age for a while now, and the Item still finds itself swinging late. Kudos to Corey […]


February 10, 2011


2:19 PM today. Traffic has been gridlocked in front of my house on Essex St for over 5 minutes. My wife needs to go to work. She can’t get out of the driveway because an MBTA bus is blocking it. People yell and scream at each other. A kindly soul attempts to untie the knot, […]