Residents seek relief in water company case...

Aug 16, 2018 by

Published in the August 15, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING LYNNFIELD — The three-and-a-half hour Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting on August 7 was devoted entirely to a discussion regarding Boston Clear Water Company, 165 Lowell St. The hearing was carried over from the July 10 meeting, and will continue into the September 11 meeting as well. The petitioners, Mary Bliss, Andrew Gallucci, Willis O’Brien, and John Sievers, are seeking to appeal Building Inspector Jack Roberto’s decision regarding zoning violations allegedly committed by Boston Clear Water Company (BCWC), the owners of the property at 165 Lowell St. Attorneys Brian McGrail and Julie Connolly, representing BCWC, presented their response to the claims of the petitioners presented at the July 10 meeting. “The first (claim) is that there is insufficient evidence to establish a lawful...

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Bali Hai hearing postponed

Aug 16, 2018 by

P.B. does not recommend apartment building permit Published in the August 15, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING LYNNFIELD — The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) hearing concerning the Bali Hai property at 160 Moulton Drive was postponed at the August 7 meeting until the next meeting on September 11. Ted Regnante, the attorney representing developers Mathew and David Palumbo, requested a continuance from the ZBA, citing time constraints as a major factor. “The reason for the request is that you have a pretty lengthy hearing this evening for Boston Clear Water, which according to counsel could take a couple of hours, and the Bali Hai hearing will take, at a minimum, two to three hours,” Regnante said. “There will be a lot of people who want to speak in opposition as well as people...

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‘Apology not accepted!’...

Aug 16, 2018 by

Petitioner enraged over ZBA handling of agenda Published in the August 15, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING LYNNFIELD — Petitioners to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) stormed out of the August 7 meeting after expressing their disgust for how the meeting had been conducted. The three-and-a-half hour meeting, held at the Al Merritt Center at MarketStreet, was scheduled to hear six cases listed on the agenda. Representatives of Case 18-12 concerning 74 Crescent Avenue and Case 18-18 concerning the Bali Hai property at 160 Moulton Drive, respectively, requested continuances to the September 11 meeting, leaving four cases to be heard. The Boston Clear Water Company property at 165 Lowell Street monopolized the evening. This case, which had been carried over from the July 10 meeting, is set to spill over into the September...

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Lynnfield’s Ross joins Revolution players at Bowl for a Goal...

Aug 16, 2018 by

Published in the August 15, 2018 edition FOXBORO — Ian Ross, 19, from Lynnfield, attended the New England Revolution’s Bowl for a Goal presented by Arbella Insurance on Wednesday, August 1 at Splitsville Luxury Lanes at Patriot Place to support Special Olympics Massachusetts. Ian spent the evening meeting and taking photos with his favorite Revolution players, coaches, and local celebrities.   The players and coaching staff joined Special Olympics MA athletes and Revs supporters not only on the lanes bowling, but they also jumped on-stage to sing some of their favorite karaoke songs including Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time,” NSYNC’s “Bye Bye Bye,” and Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On.” The evening also featured performances from local country singer Ashley Jordan.   All profits from the evening, including ticket sales as well as the evening’s silent...

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LHS cross country dates to remember...

Aug 16, 2018 by

Published in the August 15, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — The returning runners for the Lynnfield High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are inviting all new and old runners to participate in captains workouts. The next workout is Thursday, at 8 a.m., in front of the high school gym (the first workout was held Tuesday). The first official practice will be held Thursday, August 23 at 9 a.m. The team will meet in front of the high school gym. There will also be a meeting for all new runners, especially freshmen and their parents, on Wednesday, August 22 at 6 p.m., in front of the gym. This is a chance for athletes and parents to meet the team captains, the coaches, and hear about the philosophy of the program, the upcoming schedule and season, and ask...

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New LHS football coach looking to ‘keep the winning tradition alive’...

Aug 8, 2018 by

Published in the August 8, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Pat Lamusta has always dreamed of coaching in his hometown. He will get a chance to do just that this fall. Lamusta, a history teacher at Lynnfield High School, was named head coach of the varsity football team last spring. He succeeds former head coach Neal Weidman, who guided the Pioneers to a 78-34 record over his 10-year coaching career. “I am excited about having this opportunity,” said Lamusta in an email sent to the Villager. “I knew coaching in my hometown was something I always wanted to do and having a chance to be head coach makes it that much better. With that said, Coach Weidman ran an awesome program, so the expectations are high and I hope to keep the...

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