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Charles Wainwright hits new heights with ‘Four Weeks and Counting’

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Published February 12, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield High School sophomore Charles Wainwright’s love of theater took him to new heights last weekend. Wainwright wrote the script for Lynnfield Middle School’s acclaimed musical “Four Weeks and Counting.” “The musical is about the rehearsal process for a performance of ‘Oliver!’ and the struggles to get the show ready in four weeks, hence the name,” said Wainwright. “It is filled with many notable Broadway songs, and a bunch of interesting characters.” Wainwright got involved with the project after learning...

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If you’re under 21, you can’t sit in town bars

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Published February 12, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Beginning next month, minors will be prohibited from sitting at barstools in the town’s restaurants and clubs. The Board of Selectmen approved a new regulation on Monday that bans people under the age of 21 from sitting at bars in the town’s various restaurants and clubs. The board approved the policy change because it is the town’s liquor licensing authority. Town Administrator Rob Dolan recalled that the selectmen requested approving the new regulation last month. The board asked Town Counsel...

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PHOTO: Theater 101

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Front Page: February 5, 2020

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Few hear LCWD rate, billing change plans

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Published February 5, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Changes are coming to the Lynnfield Center Water District’s rate structure. The LCWD Board of Water Commissioners held an informational workshop about the proposed rate changes in front of a sparsely attended crowd in the Al Merritt Center on Monday. Most of the people in attendance were LCWD officials. Superintendent John Scenna said the district currently collects revenue from two different areas that are located in two different bills. “You are accustomed to getting a bill in July with a...

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Operation Kindness helps lift spirits at LHS

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Published February 5, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Operation Kindness is a small club making a big difference at Lynnfield High School. The club started around six years when former LHS student Jess Infioriati approached English teacher Stefanie Marcoux and foreign language teacher Jodie Leibowitz about starting Operation Kindness and having the two educators serve as the club’s advisors. “Jess was interested in doing nice things around the school,” said Leibowitz. Operation Kindness currently consists of President Anna Sidiropoulos, Vice President Anthony Spinella, and club members Kyle Delaney,...

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Superintendent of schools’ job posted online

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Published February 5, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The School Committee posted the superintendent’s job on the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) website on Saturday, Feb. 1. The committee is in the midst of searching for Superintendent Jane Tremblay’s successor. Tremblay, who has led the school system since July 2014, will be retiring at the end of June. MASC is serving as the school board’s consultant for the superintendent search. “The Lynnfield School Committee is seeking an exemplary educational leader to serve as the next superintendent of...

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LMS musical this weekend

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Published February 5, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield Middle School’s musical will be taking center stage this weekend. The show is called “Four Weeks and Counting,” a musical about putting on a musical. The show will feature familiar songs and a brand-new script written by Lynnfield High School sophomore Charles Wainwright. The musical will be performed in the LMS auditorium at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, and 1 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 9. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students/seniors. Tickets...

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Front Page: January 29, 2020

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School spending plan up 6.4 percent

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Published January 29, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Superintendent Jane Tremblay unveiled the recommended fiscal year 2021 school budget to the School Committee on Jan. 21. Tremblay is requesting a $27,530,266 budget for FY21, representing a 6.4 percent increase over FY20’s $25,875,345 spending plan. She is also requesting a $300,000 capital budget for the next fiscal year. “We believe this budget will help move our district forward while demonstrating fiscal responsibility,” said Tremblay. Tremblay said the recommended FY21 school budget is aligned with the School Department’s strategic plan,...

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