COVID closes Lynnfield schools

Posted by on Dec 3, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on COVID closes Lynnfield schools

Posted on: Thursday, December 3, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD —The town’s schools will be remote for the rest of this week after seven people in the district tested positive for COVID-19 in a five-day period. Superintendent Kristen Vogel made the announcement on Wednesday, Dec. 2, which occurred 24 hours after Lynnfield Middle School was forced to go remote...

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Local taxes are going up again

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Local taxes are going up again

Published December 2, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously approved a shift in the town’s tax classification on Monday. The 1.37 shift approved by the selectmen means the tax rate will be $13.27 per thousand valuation for residential property for fiscal year 2021, representing a 65 cent decrease from FY20’s tax rate of $13.92...

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Elementary schools’ project decided Tuesday, Dec. 8

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Published December 2, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The fate of the $17 million elementary schools’ expansion project will be decided during a Special Town Election on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. in Lynnfield High School’s gym. In addition to being able to vote in-person, townspeople will also be able to...

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Lynnfield High winter sports OK’d

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Lynnfield High winter sports OK’d

Published December 2, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The School Committee gave Lynnfield High School the green light to proceed with winter sports during a Nov. 24 meeting. Athletic Director Mike Bierwirth recalled that the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors recently voted on winter sports recommendations and sport-specific modifications recommended by the MIAA’s COVID-19 Task Force....

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1960 “The game of the unbeatens”

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on 1960 “The game of the unbeatens”

Published December 2, 2020 The following is a reflection of the 1960 Thanksgiving Day game between 8-0 Lynnfield and 7-0 North Reading, written by former LHS teacher/coach Harris Jameson and published in the Nov. 21, 2000 edition of the Lynnfield Villager. THE 1960 LHS PIONEER football team had scored 388 points while giving up just 58 points for an...

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Modifications approved for winter sports

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Modifications approved for winter sports

Wrestling, indoor track moved to different seasons Published November 25, 2020 CERTAIN winter sports got the official nod from the MIAA on Friday as they voted on modifications for the winter season. Hockey, basketball, gymnastics and swimming will be permitted to play this winter with modifications. (File Photo) By DAN PAWLOWSKI The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors...

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Linda E. Thompson, 72

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Linda E. Thompson, 72

Member of Lynnfield Historical Society Published December 2, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Linda E. Thompson, 72, of Lynnfield, formerly of Franklin and Millis, transitioned into heavenly peace on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 at North Shore Medical Center after bravely fighting many illnesses throughout her life. Born in Boston on Sept. 13, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Theodore...

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Regina Engel, 93

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Regina Engel, 93

Worked as a teacher in Germany; co-founded Karl’s Sausage Kitchen Published December 2, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Regina Engel, 93, formerly of Lynnfield, Middleton and Naples, Fla., died on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, due to Alzheimer’s disease. Regina was the beloved wife of the late Karl Engel, with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. She was the cherished mother...

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Lorraine M. Vitagliano, 77

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Lorraine M. Vitagliano, 77

‘The Candy Lady’ loved her family, giving back Published November 25, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Lorraine Mary (D’Angelo) Vitagliano, 77, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at her home on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Lorraine was born in Melrose and grew up in Everett. She attended Everett High School, where she was active in many social groups and went on...

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