Students give town’s METCO program high marks

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Published October 9, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Two students gave the school system’s METCO program rave reviews during the School Committee’s Oct. 1 meeting. Lynnfield High School senior Anthony Hunt said he has had “a good overall experience being in the METCO program.” “I have really enjoyed being involved in sports and the band program,” said Hunt....

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Elementary school space needs plan may be ready by March

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Published October 9, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Local officials are hoping to have a recommendation on addressing elementary school space needs by March, DPW Director John Tomasz told the School Committee last week. School Enrollment and Capacity Exploration Committee (SECEC) Chairman John Scenna recalled that the space committee was formed last year in the wake of a...

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LHS fitness center next on improvement list

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Published October 9, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Fall Town Meeting will be asked to pump up Lynnfield High School’s dilapidated fitness center on Oct. 21. Town Administrator Rob Dolan told the School Committee on Oct. 1 that one of Board of Selectmen Chairman Phil Crawford’s priorities this year is transforming the facility into “a vibrant fitness center...

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Girls’ soccer zeroes in on tourney berth

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Vermont earns 250th win Published October 9, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The girls’ soccer team is only point away from qualifying for the Division 3 North state tournament. The Pioneers (8-2-1) won their eighth straight win after defeating Ipswich 3-1 on Oct. 4. Junior Ashley Mitchell scored Lynnfield’s first goal two minutes into the first half. Junior...

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Back-to-back shutouts give Pioneers fourth straight

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Published October 9, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield High boys’ soccer team registered its second straight shutout on Oct. 4 as they won 4-0 at home against Ipswich. With that victory, the Pioneers improved to 7-5 overall and 6-5 in the Cape Ann League as they won their fourth game in a row.  “We didn’t play that...

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Todd Angilly tapped as Boston Bruins anthem singer

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Published October 9, 2019 BOSTON — The Boston Bruins announced that Lynnfield resident Todd Angilly has been selected as the team’s official anthem singer. Angilly will become the first to hold the title since the retirement of Garden legend, Rene Rancourt, at the conclusion of the 2017-18 season. “It’s a huge honor,” said Angilly in an interview with the Villager. “This is something I...

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Helen Mary James, 100

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Avid bridge player and golfer, traveled extensively Published October 9, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Helen Mary James, 100, of Lynnfield, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Peabody on Aug. 20, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Marcus and Nellie (Dowd) Peterson. Mrs. James was raised in Peabody and was a...

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Miriam Ann Shafner, 75

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Avid sailor who also held a pilot’s license Published October 9, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Miriam Ann Shafner, 75, a longtime resident of Lynnfield, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Merrimac on March 11, 1944, she was raised on the Sargent Farm dairy farm by her late parents, George Leonard and Alice...

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Charles L. Grant, 80

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Charles L. Grant, 80

Enjoyed boating, water skiing and skiing at Gunstock Published October 2, 2019 SALEM — Charles L. Grant, 80, passed away in Salem on Sept. 24, 2019. Charlie was born in Boston on November 15, 1938 to the late Charles Grant Sr. and Arlean (Dakin) Grant. He was raised in Roxbury and graduated from Charlestown High School. Charlie served his...

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