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Front Page: July 8, 2020

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PHOTO: Starting an Independence Day tradition

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Published July 8, 2020

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School add-ons pegged at $12M-$16M

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Published July 8, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A vote on the elementary school additions project is tentatively being eyed for October Town Meeting and at the ballot box later in the fall. The School Building Study Committee (SBSC) recently held its second meeting to discuss the project. The Board of Selectmen formed the SBSC in early March after the School Enrollment Capacity and Exploration Committee (SECEC) determined both elementary schools were running at capacity due to increasing enrollment. “We are running at historical rates,” said SBSC Chairman John Scenna....

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‘Spreading Sunshine’ to seniors

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Published July 8, 2020 By GAIL LOWE LYNNFIELD — A group of Lynnfield Middle School students recently came together to lift the spirits of the town’s senior citizens. No one has been more vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus than senior citizens. Not only are they more likely to contract the virus, they might be living in social isolation and have no one to turn to in this time of social distancing. The town recognized that it takes a village to tackle this serious problem and developed a unique approach...

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Reid’s Ride goes virtual in 2020

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Published July 8, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Due to the ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic, the 16th annual Reid’s Ride will be virtual this year. The Reid’s Ride bike-a-thon has been a popular North Shore tradition for the past 15 years. The annual bike trek raises funds for the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Alliance and serves as a tribute to the life and legacy of Reid Sacco. Reid was a Lynnfield High School graduate who passed away in April 2005 after a courageous...

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Superintendent Tremblay ‘loved every minute’ of LPS career

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Published July 1, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Working with children, families and the community was the best part of retired Superintendent Jane Tremblay’s 34-year career in the Lynnfield Public Schools. Tremblay officially closed the book on her 34-year tenure with the school system when she retired on Tuesday. She served as the district’s chief educational officer for the past six years. “Thirty-four years ago, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would be sitting in the superintendent’s chair when I walked through the doors of...

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Officials to retiring schools’ leader:

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‘The impact you made is everlasting’ Published July 1, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Current and former local officials sung the praises of retiring Superintendent Jane Tremblay during her last School Committee meeting on June 23. Tremblay retired from the school system on Tuesday after working for Lynnfield Public Schools for the past 34 years, including the last six years as superintendent. Former Tewksbury Memorial High School Principal Kristen Vogel has succeeded Tremblay. School Committeeman Phil McQueen thanked Tremblay for her “dedication and commitment to the students of...

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State wants local schools’ reopening plans

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Published July 1, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Officials are urging parents to stay patient while the state continues finalizing guidelines for reopening schools this fall. Gov. Charlie Baker and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Commissioner Jeff Riley unveiled a preliminary back-to-school framework during a June 25 press conference. The preliminary guidelines are designed to help school districts prepare for reopening buildings this fall after they have been closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. “I would caution everyone not to move too quickly,”...

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Front Page: July 1, 2020

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PHOTO: Drying off

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Published July 1, 2020

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