TM Monday at LMS

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Published in the October 10, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The fall session of Town Meeting will take place on Monday, Oct. 15 at the Lynnfield Middle School auditorium, beginning at 7 p.m. Town Meeting will need to achieve its 175-voter quorum requirement in order to conduct the town’s business. Twelve articles will be appearing on the warrant, including one citizens’ petition. Red Twig Lane residents Michael and Heidi Tourkistas submitted Article 12. The citizens’ petition seeks to rezone a partial of land off Red Twig Lane from Residential A (RA) to Limited Business for the purpose of constructing a two-story building. Atty. Jason Panos, who is representing the Tourkistases, recently told the Board of Selectmen the property located at 5 Red Twig Ln. is a private way off of Lynnfield Street....

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ZBA rules against water company neighbors...

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Published in the October 10, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Zoning Board of Appeals ruled in favor of Boston Clear Water Company on Oct. 2. Residents Mary Bliss, Andrew Gallucci, Willis O’Brien and John Sievers, who are represented by attorney Jason Kimball, filed a petition requesting the ZBA overturn Building Inspector Jack Roberto’s decision not to enforce three complaints against Boston Clear Water Company (BCWC), 165 Lowell St. Roberto said in a letter to the petitioners that he was “not convinced of the correctness” of the petitioners’ complaints. The ZBA previously held three public hearings on the water company dispute. During the three-and-a-half hour Oct. 2 meeting, the Joe Maney Meeting Room in Town Hall was filled to capacity and featured people in support of the petitioners and the water company....

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‘Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.’...

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Student Services’ Director Keane presents entry plan to SC Published in the October 10, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING LYNNFIELD — Director of Student Services Roberta Keane began her presentation to the School Committee at the Sept. 25 meeting with the John C. Maxwell quote: “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” “My start here in Lynnfield, it’s been a whirlwind, but it’s been very welcoming and I really feel like it’s energized me and made me really excited for the work I have ahead,” Keane said. Prior to her work in Lynnfield, Keane spent the past 16 years working for the Bedford School District in Bedford, New Hampshire in a variety of roles, including Bedford High School Special Education Coordinator and Assistant Director of Special Services. Keane stated that her entry plan includes six...

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Gridmen crush Manchester-Essex in home opener...

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Published in the October 10, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Patience is a virtue. The football team (1-4) earned its first win of the 2018 season as the Pioneers shellacked an undermanned Manchester-Essex squad 36-6 during the home opener at Pioneer Stadium on Oct. 5. “This was a massive game for us,” said Pioneers head coach Pat Lamusta. “It’s great to be back home. We wanted to protect this field. We are moving in the right direction.” Lynnfield took control of the contest on the opening play, when the Hornets fumbled the ball and the Pioneers were able to recover it at the 50-yard line. The Hornets, however, responded by forcing the Pioneers to punt after a three-and-out. Lynnfield junior Khad Connell was able to recover the ball moments later after Manchester-Essex had...

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Pioneer field hockey winning on and off the field...

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Upset Masco; beat Amesbury during Play for a Cure fundraiser Published in the October 10, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — On Columbus Day morning, the Lynnfield High field hockey team won at Ipswich, 2-0. With that win, the Pioneers improved to 10-1 overall and 9-1 in the Cape Ann League. They are in first place in the CAL Kinney Division. “Ipswich is always very competitive against us,” said Pioneers head coach Mamie Reardon. “However, our kids really wanted to get this week off to a good start.” Both goals came in the first half. Brianna Barrett scored the first one off a corner assisted by Abby Buckley and her sister Ashley Barrett. Ashley Barrett then had the other goal with Lily Rothwell assisting. Pioneer goalie Emily Dickey improved to 10-1 in net as...

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Lynnfield shuts out Ipswich, Amesbury...

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Published in the October 10, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI IPSWICH — Last Friday afternoon, the Lynnfield High boys’ soccer team blanked host Ipswich, 3-0. With that victory, the Pioneers improved to 9-1 overall and in the Cape Ann League. They also clinched a bid for the Division 3 state tournament. “The kids were happy to clinch it so early in the season,” said Pioneers head coach Brent Munroe, as his team qualified for the tournament for the third year in a row. All three goals came in the first half. Max Sieger scored the first goal on a throw in by Luke Martinho as he headed it in. Tom Buston made it 2-0 on another header on a corner kick by John Luders ten minutes later. Buston then scored the backbreaking goal in...

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