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

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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...

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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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Lynnfield-NR senior baseball game Saturday...

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Published July 29, 2020 NORTH READING — The baseball players from the Class of 2020 at both Lynnfield and North Reading High Schools will get to hear the cry of “play ball” one more time. With the support of the North Reading Diamond Club, comprised of Hornet baseball alumni, an exhibition game featuring NRHS seniors and their Lynnfield High School counterparts has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1, at North Reading’s Carey Park, 189 Park St. First pitch will take place at 10:30 a.m. The Diamond Club decided to forego its 44th annual Alumni Game in favor of this special matchup, believing it was important for the seniors, who saw their 2020 season canceled as a result of COVID-19, to play one last time with their classmates and have a positive final memory about...

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Pioneers coming into home stretch in Northeast League...

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Published July 29, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — On Sunday evening, the Lynnfield Northeast Baseball League team fell to visiting Billerica 7-4 at Lynnfield High. With that result, the Pioneers’ record dipped to 4-3-1. “We were sloppy in the field early and it cost us,” said Lynnfield manager Anthony Martinho. The Pioneers committed three errors in the first three innings as Billerica scored two unearned runs. “Blake (Peters) pitched great,” stated Martinho. Peters, who took the loss on the hill, pitched the first three innings allowing just one hit. The Indians scored two runs in the 5th inning, two more in the 6th and once in the top of the 7th. Lynnfield scored its first run in the bottom of the 1st inning on an error. They then scored three times to cut the lead...

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Steven T. Richard, 58

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Blessed with artistic talent Published July 29, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Steven T. Richard, 58, a longtime resident of Lynnfield, died at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington on March 24, 2020 from COVID-19.  Steven was born in Stoneham on April 20, 1961, and was the youngest of four children of the late Earl L. and Edith M. (Pope) Richard. Steven was a loving husband to Karen Nascembeni, his wife, partner and friend of 30 years. They were married on Sept. 30, 2000 in the beautiful coastal town of Ocean Point, Maine. Steven was raised in Lynnfield and attended Lynnfield High School. He graduated from the New England School of Photography in Boston. Blessed with artistic talent, Steven was passionate about his calling. For more than three decades, he photographed for numerous organizations, including...

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Carol S. Carter, 83

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Taught in the Lynnfield schools for 25 years Published July 29, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Carol S. Carter, 83, a longtime Lynnfield resident, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Lima, Ohio on July 23, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Lowell K. and Zelma (Brower) Shaffer. Mrs. Carter was raised and educated in Delphos, Ohio. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and her master’s degree in Education from Salem State University. She taught for a couple of years in Ipswich before enjoying a long tenure of 25 years in Lynnfield Public Schools. Carol worked at the South School and later Huckleberry Hill School, where she taught second, third and fourth grade and served as a reading instructor until her...

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