Jacob Book takes LMS’s GeoBee crown

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Jacob Book takes LMS’s GeoBee crown

Published January 22, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Sixth-grader Jacob Book was crowned champion of Lynnfield Middle School’s third annual National Geographic GeoBee competition on Jan. 17. Book won the GeoBee after defeating seventh-grader Matthew Squadrito during the competition’s championship round. The LMS event served as the first round in the annual National Geographic GeoBee, a nationwide geography competition....

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Town awarded $625K substance abuse grant

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Town awarded $625K substance abuse grant

Published January 22, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The town’s fight against substance abuse has received an added boost. Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator Peg Sallade informed the Board of Selectmen on Jan. 14 that the federal government has awarded the town the highly coveted $625,000 Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC) Grant. “The town will be receiving $125,000 a...

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Linda Emerson is the new town clerk

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Linda Emerson is the new town clerk

Published January 22, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A new town clerk will begin next month. The Board of Selectmen voted 2-0 to appoint Rockport Assistant Town Clerk Linda Emerson as Lynnfield’s next clerk on Jan. 14. Selectman Dick Dalton was unable to attend the meeting because he and his wife, Carmela, were being recognized for their efforts...

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Back-to-back boys’ hoop wins build momentum

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Back-to-back boys’ hoop wins build momentum

Published January 22, 2020 By JAMES CRANNEY LYNNFIELD — Approaching the halfway mark of the season, the 2-6 Lynnfield Pioneers boys’ basketball team had a chance to get the season back on track with a home and an away game last week. The first game would be a home matchup against a 1-6 Ipswich opponent followed by a road game...

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Defense helps Lynnfield defeat Triton

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Defense helps Lynnfield defeat Triton

Published January 22, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI BYFIELD — The Lynnfield High girls’ basketball team had its best defensive effort of the season on Martin Luther King Day afternoon as they won at Triton 42-18 up in Byfield. With that win, the Pioneers improved to 4-5 overall and 3-5 in the Cape Ann League. Last Friday night, the Pioneers...

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Lynnfield hockey beats Clippers, tie Hornets

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Lynnfield hockey beats Clippers, tie Hornets

Published January 22, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI PEABODY — Last Saturday afternoon, the Lynnfield High hockey team played visiting North Reading at McVann-O’Keefe Rink in Peabody. The game ended in a scoreless tie officially but they did play an overtime session and the Pioneers scored a couple of minutes in to get a Cape Ann League win. Sam Pifko tipped...

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James M. Kline Sr., 88

Posted by on Jan 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on James M. Kline Sr., 88

Audit Manager for GE Aircraft Engines, U.S. Air Force veteran Published January 15, 2020 CLERMONT, Fla. — James M. Kline Sr. (Jim), 88, died peacefully on Jan. 5, 2020 in Clermont, Fla. Born in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 1931, Jim was the son of Frederick G. Kline and M. Frances Gooch. He graduated from the Wharton School of the...

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Sally Jean Paterson, 72

Posted by on Jan 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Sally Jean Paterson, 72

Avid skier and boater Published January 15, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Sally Jean Paterson, 72, formerly of Lynnfield, passed away on Jan. 3, 2020 in Virginia. Sally is survived by her daughter, Nikki DePersis and granddaughter Matti of Arlington, Virginia; her sister Nancy Shields (Kevin); her brother Bob Paterson (Kristine); her nieces and nephews; and her companion Ed Flynn. Sally was...

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Jon A. Procurot, 76

Posted by on Jan 9, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Jon A. Procurot, 76

Retired Lynnfield Fire Dept. lieutenant Published January 8, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Jon A. Procurot, 76, a retired lieutenant of the Lynnfield Fire Department and well-known local resident, died suddenly on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Jon was a lifelong resident of Lynnfield and was born on January 1, 1943. He was the son of the late Antonio...

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