‘Flying high dog show’ performed at MarketStreet June 29...

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Published in the July 11, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — The Flying High Dog Show with Mike Piazza recently performed at MarketStreet Lynnfield.  The event facilitators were MarketStreet Lynnfield and the Lynnfield Public Library.   Mike Piazza and his four dogs were center stage on Friday, June 29 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Piazza, is a world record holder in K-9 Frisbee and the current #1 professional K-9 Frisbee performer in the world. Mike entertained an audience of 300 neighborhood residents with his engaging and interactive dog show. Mike and his four prize-winning Border Collies wowed the crowd by performing unique tricks, jumps and dozens of impressive frisbee catches. You may learn more by visiting the Facebook event page, and the Flying High Dogs...

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PHOTO: God Bless America

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Published in the July 11, 2018 edition

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Mauro headed to Wakefield

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Published in the July 11, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA LYNNFIELD — The School Department is looking for a new special education director. Wakefield Superintendent Douglas Lyons announced last week that Lynnfield Public Schools Student Services Director Kara Mauro has been named the new assistant superintendent for the Wakefield Public Schools. Mauro will replace Lyons, who moved up from that position to become superintendent when Dr. Kim Smith retired on June 30. “It is a pleasure to announce that we have identified Ms. Kara Mauro as the new assistant superintendent for the Wakefield Public Schools,” Lyons said. “Ms. Mauro has been employed as the director of special education in Lynnfield for the past seven years. She distinguished herself in the interview process as a dynamic district administrator with classroom and leadership experiences that will add...

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Report: MarketStreet traffic worse than expected...

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Published in the July 11, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Traffic at MarketStreet Lynnfield has had a “profound impact” in town, a subcommittee for the MarketStreet Advisory Committee recently concluded. Police Chief/MSAC member David Breen and MSAC member Jocelyn Fleming presented the Traffic Subcommittee’s report to the advisory committee recently. “Since the opening of MarketStreet, traffic has been one of, if not, the main concern of many residents,” the report stated. “It does not matter the season, day of the week or time of the day. There is bound to be traffic as you approach MarketStreet. The traffic affects anyone traveling around the area (and) not just those individuals heading into MarketStreet.” The subcommittee’s report stated the outdoor mall has generated more traffic than the previous occupant of the site, the Colonial...

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The new LMS track and field are looking great...

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Published in the July 11, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield Middle School track is close to being completed, Fields Committee Chairman Arthur Bourque said in an interview with the Villager. Bourque said the contractor spent the last week of June and first week of July installing the polyurethane surface on the track. He noted the track was painted red and is scheduled to be striped this weekend. “The track needs to cure for a week before they stripe it,” said Bourque. “It looks really nice. We want to have it open some time around July 18.” Bourque noted the process to finish the LMS track was “painstakingly slow.” “The machinery that they use is extremely accurate, but it moves extremely slow,” said Bourque. “The process of creating the surface involves...

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