PHOTO: A night of memories awaits...

May 2, 2019 by

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Selectmen endorse Woods of Lynnfield with reduced number of units...

Apr 26, 2019 by

DEVELOPER Angus Bruce has reduced the number of proposed units in the Woods of Lynnfield elderly housing development from 66 to 56. This means there would be a total of 28 duplex units as shown in this rendering. The Board of Selectmen also voted to endorse Article 16 at their meeting on Wednesday night, April 24 (after press time). ARTICLE 16 seeks to rezone the property at 1414 Main St. from Residence D to Elderly Housing. Approval of this change by Town Meeting would allow the developer to seek a special permit from the Planning Board to develop this project on nearly 23 acres of land. The annual Town Meeting is Monday, April 29 at 7 p.m., LMS auditorium. A quorum of 175 voters is required for the meeting to commence....

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Town Meeting at LMS Monday

Apr 25, 2019 by

Published April 24, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Annual Town Meeting will commence on Monday, April 29 in the Lynnfield Middle School auditorium, beginning at 7 p.m. Similar to last year’s sessions of Town Meeting, this year’s Town Meeting will feature electronic check-in and electronic voting once again. A quorum of 175 voters is needed in order to conduct the town’s business. Voters will be asked to approve 17 articles on the warrant. While Article 14 will still be appearing on the warrant, voters will not be voting on Article 14 because National Development has withdrawn its zoning change proposal that would have allowed an eight-screen, 800-seat movie theater to be built at MarketStreet Lynnfield. Article 16 will headline this year’s Town Meeting. Attorney Jay Kimball has submitted Article 16 on behalf...

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Planners won’t back Woods of Lynnfield...

Apr 25, 2019 by

Published April 24, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Developer Angus Bruce is planning to move ahead with the proposed Woods of Lynnfield elderly housing development at the April 29 Town Meeting even though the Planning Board voted not to recommend the project on April 16. Attorney Jay Kimball submitted Article 16 on behalf of Bruce. Article 16 seeks to rezone a parcel of land located at 1414 Main St. from Residence D to Elderly Housing. If a two-thirds majority at Town Meeting supports the proposed zoning change, Kimball said Bruce would request a Special Permit from the Planning Board in order to construct the Woods of Lynnfield development. “The Town Meeting action we are asking is to rezone a portion of land on upper Main Street containing 22.6 acres of land,” said Kimball....

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Say YEA! for these local entrepreneurs...

Apr 25, 2019 by

Published April 24, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Five Lynnfield students will be showcasing new products they created at the Northshore Mall on Saturday, April 27. The five students are enrolled in the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). The students in the program are Lynnfield Middle School seventh grader Cam Sullivan, LMS seventh grader Steve Migliero, LMS eighth grader Richie Sjoberg, Lynnfield High School freshman Charlie Tsomedis and LHS junior Ashley Sjoberg. “The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is a 25-week after-school program that teaches middle and high school students how to open their own business,” said Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce Program Director Maria Terris. “During the program, students brainstorm business ideas, write business plans and pitch those plans to a panel of investors for real money.” Terris noted the...

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