Common upgrades to begin this fall

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Published August 14, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A series of Town Common improvement projects will begin this fall. The new septic system for the Meeting House and Lynnfield Public Library will be installed in late September. Additionally, the Town Common gazebo is being eyed for completion later this fall and the Meeting House is going to get...

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Gustafson using music to change lives and inspire

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Published August 14, 2019 By AVA FIGUCIA LYNNFIELD — Katrina Gustafson attended a Taylor Swift concert while in eighth grade in 2011 and realized there that she wanted to write and perform music. She has been writing and recording music ever since then and performing at local businesses and events. “I saw that (Taylor Swift) likes to tell a...

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Library moves up on state funding list

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Library moves up on state funding list

Published August 7, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The proposed new Lynnfield Public Library has moved up to number 12 on the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ waiting list for library construction projects. In an interview with the Villager, Library Building Committee Chairman Russell Boekenkroeger said the town moved up two spots on the list after state grant...

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Lynnfield 14-year-olds top Haverhill 7-3 in championship

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Published August 14, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI HAVERHILL — The Lynnfield 14-year old travel baseball team won its area title on Aug. 5 as they beat host Haverhill 7-3 at Trinity Stadium. Lynnfield was 0-3 against top-seed Haverhill heading into that game. “We peaked at the right time,” said Lynnfield co-manager Jeff Mullin, whose team ended the playoff on...

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Pioneers win two summer football tournaments 

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Published August 7, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Members of the LHS Pioneer football team came together this summer and had a successful end of July, winning two tournaments. The Pioneers won the “Battle for Interstate 95” hosted in Lynnfield which included Peabody, Triton Regional and Poland Regional (Maine). Lynnfield also won the Tuesday Night League out of Wilmington on July 31, defeating Andover in the final 13-12....

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LHS Cross Country captain’s practices underway

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Published August 7, 2019 Members of the Lynnfield High cross country program are currently having captain’s practices at the high school every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 a.m. Runners will typically run 2-4 miles a day. Captain’s practices are open to all as cross country is a no-cut sport. The Pioneers are coming off their best season in...

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Martha Francis Barbas, 89

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Avid reader, lover of coffee ice cream and Red Sox fan Published August 14, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Martha Francis Barbas, 89, peacefully departed to heaven on Aug. 7, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. Her firm belief in God and her devotion to Jesus Christ supported her throughout her life, ultimately giving her peace – the one thing she always spoke...

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Paul E. Buckley, 60

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North Reading youth hockey coach for many years Published August 14, 2019 NORTH READING — Paul E. Buckley, 60, of North Reading, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Paul was the beloved husband of Lisa (Lachiana) Buckley and the devoted father of Jeremy, Sean, Liam, Timothy and Audrey Buckley of North Reading. He was the loving son of...

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Patrick J. Caven, 77

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U.S. Air Force veteran worked in sales Published August 7, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Patrick J. “Jake” Caven, 77, of Wakefield, died on Monday, July 29, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. Born in Somerville in 1942, he was the son of the late Patrick W. and Hannah (Daly) Caven. Pat lived by one rule: Family first. He lived...

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