Lynnfield High School hosts ‘Graduation Part Two’...

Jul 29, 2020 by

Published July 29, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield High School hosted its second graduation ceremony for 14 members of the Class of 2020 and their families on July 24. The high school was forced to hold two different commencement ceremonies after Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Commissioner Jeffrey Riley recently announced only drive-up or virtual graduations could take place in June and that the soonest in-person graduations could be held was mid-July. Lynnfield High hosted a drive-up graduation on June 5, which featured most of the 153 members Class of 2020. Students were allowed to bring up to three family members to the ceremony, and they sat together on the Pioneer Stadium field. Students and families wore masks and were spread apart during the ceremony, which lasted 23 minutes. The...

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Scout undertakes Common tree survey...

Jul 29, 2020 by

Published July 29, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Conservation Commission and DPW now have the latest information about trees located in the center thanks to incoming Lynnfield High School junior Jacob McPherson. McPherson unveiled his Eagle Scout project to the Board of Selectmen on July 22. He recalled that he has been involved with the Boy Scouts since he was in first grade. As part of his Eagle Scout project, he decided to undertake a survey of the trees located around the Town Common. He worked with the Conservation Commission, DPW and the Tree Committee while doing the project. “The purpose of this project is to observe trees around the Town Common and build a database for the Conservation Commission to use for documenting current inventory and future planning of Lynnfield’s green canopy,”...

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PHOTO: It’s slime time

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Senior Center’s virtual programs growing in popularity...

Jul 22, 2020 by

Published July 22, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Senior Center is offering a number of different virtual programs in order to help seniors stay engaged while its doors are closed to the public. Senior Center Director Linda Naccara said during a recent press conference that all of the state’s senior centers remain closed due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. “We are going to be closed indefinitely until it is safe,” said Naccara. “We are working really hard at the Lynnfield Senior Center to do as much as we possibly can.” Naccara said the Senior Center recently restarted its van service program, which is used to take seniors on errands to the grocery store and medical appointments. “We are able to take seniors to the grocery store two mornings a week,” said Naccara....

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