‘Man of the people’ John Donegan remembered

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Published in the August 8, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The family of late Selectman John “Jack” Donegan came together to unveil a brand new memorial bench and planter at the Lynnfield Housing Authority complex on July 29. Donegan, who served as a selectman from 1974-1991, passed away in October 2011. Planning Board member John Gioioso, who...

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Recreation Comm. pleased with programming growth

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Published in the August 8, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The number of children participating in Lynnfield Recreation programs continues to grow, Recreation Director Julie Mallett said at a recent Recreation Commission meeting. Mallett informed the Villager that 1,710 children have registered for Lynnfield Recreation programs from the end of June to July 31. She said 1,200...

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Gracie Sperling hopes to inspire others to serve

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Published in the August 8, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield High School Class of 2018 graduate Gracie Sperling wants to make a difference. Helping influence peoples’ lives is why Sperling decided to enlist in the U.S. National Guard and enroll in Penn State University’s ROTC program after graduating from LHS in June. “Both my grandfather and...

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New LHS football coach looking to ‘keep the winning tradition alive’

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Published in the August 8, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Pat Lamusta has always dreamed of coaching in his hometown. He will get a chance to do just that this fall. Lamusta, a history teacher at Lynnfield High School, was named head coach of the varsity football team last spring. He succeeds former head coach Neal Weidman,...

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O’Donnell 5K race to cure ALS on Aug. 12

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Published in the August 8, 2018 edition MELROSE — Runners and walkers are getting ready for the 4th Annual Mary O’Donnell 5K Race to Cure ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) which will be held on Sunday, August 12 at Pine Banks Park in Melrose. Proceeds from the race will benefit The Angel Fund for ALS Research and its research at...

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Lynnfield Recreation’s ‘old school’ basketball league takes flight

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Lynnfield Recreation’s ‘old school’ basketball league takes flight

Published in the August 1, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield Recreation’s new coed summer basketball league is a big hit. The new recreational basketball league began its inaugural season last month. The league’s games are played from 6-8 p.m. at the Lynnfield Middle School basketball court on Tuesdays and Thursdays. In an interview with the Villager, Recreation...

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Ruth Rich, 95

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Longtime Lynnfield resident Published in the August 8, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Ruth M. “Ruthie” “GG” Rich, 95, formerly of Lynnfield, passed peacefully Tuesday, July 31, 2018. She was the daughter of the late William and Delia (Gaouette) Cook. She was the beloved wife of the late George H. “Bud” Rich, Jr. She was the loving mother of Barbara...

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Doris T. O’Neil, 87

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Enjoyed summers at Popponesset and Sebago Lake Published in the August 8, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Doris T. O’Neil, 87, of Wakefield, formerly of Lynnfield and Everett, died Monday, July 30, 2018 at the Brightview Senior Living Center in Wakefield. Born in Everett on Sept. 3, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bridget (Southwell) Seward. Mrs....

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Richard W. Wilkinson, 89

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Served 20 years as Commissioner on LCWD Board Published in the August 8, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Richard Walter Wilkinson, 89, of Lynnfield, died July 4, 2018. “Dick” Wilkinson, son of the late Walter and Leslie (Payzant) Wilkinson, loving husband of Beatrice Ann (Wessendorf) Wilkinson, passed away at his home surrounded by family in Webster, Texas after a two year...

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Debra Ann Tisei, 56

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Debra Ann Tisei, 56

Known for her positive outlook, grace and strength Published in the July 18, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Debra Ann “Debbie” Tisei, of North Reading, formerly of Lynnfield, passed from this world to the next on July 11, 2018 surrounded by her family after a period of declining health. Debbie was born with tetralogy of Fallot, a rare heart...

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