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Three singers crowned Lynnfield Idol

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Three singers crowned Lynnfield Idol

Published May 22, 2019 By GAIL LOWE  LYNNFIELD — Eleven singers turned out for the Lynnfield Idol competition on Tuesday night, May 14 in Lynnfield High School’s auditorium, and three took the top spots. Giuliana Guarracino was named winner for the Middle School Division, while Ashley Schumacher won the High School Division. Summer Street School Music Director Ben Zavisza took top honors for the Faculty Division. For their winning performances, each was given a pair of tickets to North Shore Music Theatre’s production of “Oklahoma!” and a gift card....

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MarketStreet gets $102K property tax refund

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on MarketStreet gets $102K property tax refund

Published May 22, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — MarketStreet Lynnfield was awarded a tax abatement totaling $6 million last October. According to a letter from attorney John M. Lynch from the law firm Lynch, DeSimone and Nylen, LLP, the Board of Assessors and MarketStreet reached an abatement agreement for fiscal year 2018. Lynch stated that MarketStreet’s assessed value was $231,450,400 in FY18. He said the outdoor mall’s final value equaled $225,540,400, representing a valuation abatement totaling $6 million. Lynch stated the tax rate was $17.08 per thousand valuation...

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Boston Marathon director encourages students to ‘Dream Big’

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Boston Marathon director encourages students to ‘Dream Big’

Published May 22, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Life is about learning lessons and overcoming challenges, Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray told fifth graders during a May 17 assembly in the Lynnfield Middle School auditorium. Fifth graders have been reading McGillivray’s children’s book “Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination,” which is about the race director’s life and the challenges he has overcome. McGillivray began the presentation by giving fifth grader Heavenly Claypool a medal. “One of the most important things in life is to...

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PHOTO: Rock and roll

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Rock and roll

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Front Page: May 22, 2019

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Municipal leaders talk about health of communities

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on Municipal leaders talk about health of communities

Published May 15, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO WAKEFIELD — Lynnfield and Wakefield are both doing well. That was the message Lynnfield Town Administrator Rob Dolan and Wakefield Town Administrator Stephen P. Maio gave during the Wakefield Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce’s first annual Small Business Resource Expo on May 9. The Savings Bank, the Massachusetts Office of Business Development and the Chamber hosted the event in order to kick off Small Business Month. Chamber Executive Director John Smolinksy served as the master of ceremonies during the event. “The Chamber of...

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Melissa Wyland to lead Huckleberry Hill School

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on Melissa Wyland to lead Huckleberry Hill School

Published May 15, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A familiar face will be leading Huckleberry Hill School next year. Superintendent Jane Tremblay last week appointed first grade teacher Melissa Wyland as Huckleberry Hill’s interim principal for the 2019-2020 school year. Wyland will succeed current Principal Brian Bemiss, who will be leaving the elementary school in June after agreeing to become the next principal of Fisher Elementary School in Walpole. Bemiss has led Huckleberry Hill for the past 10 years. “I am very excited and honored to serve the...

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Geraniumfest/Kids’ Day returns Saturday

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on Geraniumfest/Kids’ Day returns Saturday

By DAN TOMASELLO Published May 15, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Townscape Lynnfield’s annual Geraniumfest/Kids’ Day fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lynnfield Middle School. The highly anticipated fundraiser, which has been a town fixture every spring for over 30 years, seeks to benefit the town’s parks and playgrounds. “We are excited to bring Geraniumfest and Kids’ Day back,” said Townscape Lynnfield Co-President Rich Sjoberg in an interview with the Villager. “The entire Townscape Committee has been working very hard since last...

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Front Page: May 15, 2019

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Ava O’Brien to tackle obstacles for MS May 18

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on Ava O’Brien to tackle obstacles for MS May 18

Published May 8, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield High School sophomore Ava O’Brien is not letting multiple sclerosis slow her down. In fact, Ava’s diagnosis is leading her to new heights. Ava and a group of family and friends are gearing up to compete in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s MuckFest Boston 5K on Saturday, May 18 at the Willard Athletic Complex in Devens. “Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and...

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