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Front Page: December 2, 2020

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Schools project gets huge boost at TM

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Schools project gets huge boost at TM

Next step is a townwide Special Election Dec. 8 Published November 25, 2020 THE SPECIAL TOWN MEETING voted 386-17 on Nov. 21 to send the elementary schools’ expansion project to a Dec. 8 ballot vote. (Dan Tomasello Photo) By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The elementary schools’ expansion project is headed to the ballot box. A Special Town Meeting overwhelmingly voted on Saturday, Nov. 21 to take the first step in approving the $17 million elementary schools’ expansion project after the only article on the warrant passed by a 386-17 vote....

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MassDEP orders BCW to close after E.coli found

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on MassDEP orders BCW to close after E.coli found

Published November 25, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection ordered Boston Clear Water Company to close on Friday, Nov. 13 after E.coli was discovered in a water sample. In a letter sent to BCW owner Anthony Gattineri, MassDEP Drinking Water Section Chief Amy Lachance stated that the agency determined water from the 165 Lowell St. water company “could pose an unacceptable risk to public health unless immediate action is taken.” As a result, MassDEP issued a Do Not Use Order until Gattineri rectifies...

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Town remains ‘yellow’ despite COVID spike

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Town remains ‘yellow’ despite COVID spike

Published November 25, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — While the town has been classified as “yellow” by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for the past three weeks, the number of novel coronavirus cases in Lynnfield continues to grow. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health recently revised its COVID-19 Community Level Data Map. According to the map, a municipality will be given the “gray” classification if a community with a population between 10,000 and 50,000 residents has between less than or equal to 10 total cases. A community...

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Front Page: November 25, 2020

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Special TM on schools’ expansion Saturday

Posted by on Nov 18, 2020 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on Special TM on schools’ expansion Saturday

Published November 18, 2020 FRIENDS, from left, Chloe Lavino, Juliette Lavino, Sadie DePrizio, Sophie DePrizio and Josephine Charville hold signs in support of the elementary schools’ expansion project in front of the Meeting House on Nov. 14. A Special Town Meeting will be voting on the project on Saturday, Nov. 21. (Courtesy Photo) By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Voters will make the first of possibly two decisions on the $17 million elementary schools’ expansion project during a Special Town Meeting on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Special Town Meeting will take...

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Officials: Enrollment spike happening ‘incredibly fast’

Posted by on Nov 18, 2020 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on Officials: Enrollment spike happening ‘incredibly fast’

Published November 18, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A handful of parents attended a question-and-answer session about the $17 million elementary schools’ expansion project that was held on a Zoom teleconference on Nov. 12. Town Administrator Rob Dolan said residents will be voting on the elementary schools’ expansion project during a Special Town Meeting on Saturday, Nov. 21, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Lynnfield High School’s Pioneer Stadium. “The biggest issue we are facing outside of COVID as a community is the increase of young school age children...

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State criticized for pushing more in-person learning

Posted by on Nov 18, 2020 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on State criticized for pushing more in-person learning

Published November 18, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — School officials criticized the state for urging districts to implement more in-person education while refusing to loosen current social distancing regulations during a Nov. 10 meeting. Gov. Charlie Baker and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) officials have been pushing school districts across the state to fully resume in-person learning while simultaneously warning people to stay vigilant as COVID-19 cases across the commonwealth spike. While Baker is strongly urging school districts across the state to begin implementing more in-person...

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EDITORIAL: Vote yes for school expansion

Posted by on Nov 18, 2020 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on EDITORIAL: Vote yes for school expansion

Published November 18, 2020 This Saturday’s Special Town Meeting is one of the most significant sessions in the last decade. When Town Meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. at Lynnfield High School’s Pioneer Stadium, we encourage residents to vote in favor of the $17 million elementary schools’ expansion project. We don’t take this endorsement lightly and, in all honesty, we wish we didn’t have to make it. We are well aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked physical, financial and emotional havoc on people’s lives around the world, including right...

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Front Page: November 18, 2020

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