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Photos and videos from the 2014 Lynn Dominican Festival

The annual festival ran from Saturday through Monday. This coverage is from Saturday, July 26 and includes the parade and festivities leading up to the ball game at Fraser Field. Please feel free to submit photos from Sunday and Monday…Read more →
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Protesters Swarm Beacon Hill, 'Livid' Over Illegal Immigration

On Saturday, July 26, protesters gathered on Beacon Street outside the State House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Hundreds Attend Anti-Illegal Immigration Rally on Beacon Hill

On Saturday, July 26, protesters gathered on Beacon Street outside the State House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Construction notices for Rockaway & Newhall Streets

Construction is scheduled to take place tomorrow, July 28th. Parking restrictions will be in place.Read more →
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Weekend Rundown

Well, this is who has reported to us or conspicuously placed their events on social media: Friday, 7/25 1. Lynn Carnival, sponsored by East Lynn Pop Warner at Keaney Park, 6 to 10pm. 2. Peace Circle at Nahant Rotary, 7pm.…Read more →
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Obituary: Colleen L. Sarasin

SARASIN, Colleen L. (Lawless) Of Malden, July 20, 2014. Wife of the late Dennis C. Sarasin. Beloved mother of Maura D. Cronin and her husband John of Lynn. Grandmother of Michael and Ryan. Daughter of Constance "Connie" (Downing) Lawless of Malden and the late James A. Lawless. Sister of Constance "Bonnie" Melia of Manchester, MA and Dr. Laurene "Laurie" Madern of NC. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Funeral from the E.E.Burns & Son Funeral Home 204 Main St. Malden, Thursday at 9:00 am. Funeral Mass in the Church of the Sacred Hearts at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hoursWednesday 4-8 pm. Interment Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. In lieu of flowers donations may be ...
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Saugus Man Allegedly Shot and Killed His Bulldog After It Attacked a Baby

A 50-year-old Saugus man allegedly shot and killed his dog on Sunday after it bit a 9-month-old. He faces several charges including illegal possession of a firearm and animal cruelty.
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Obituary: Thomas A. Diamond

Diamond, Thomas A. "Buzzy" Of Lynn, July 8, 2014, at his home, surrounded by loving family and friends, after a courageous battle with cancer, owner of Diamonds catering, Lynn, MA. He was the beloved husband of Kimberley Gauthier-Diamond, with whom he shared 27 years of marriage, son of the late Thomas and Doris "Helen" (Prushinski) Diamond, father of Helena Diamond, with whom his world revolved, and her fiance Michael Carritte, of Lynn, also survived by his sister Deborah Hyde and her husband Anthony, of Lynn and their children Jennifer, Kimberley, and Heather and their families, his aunt Carol Hanscom, of Lynn, his cousins Paul Hanscom, Sue Hanscom, Patricia and Mario Capano, Bill and Terrie Hanscom, Karen and David DiLisio, and ...
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Severe Weather Sweeps Though Massachusetts

The warning, set to expire at 7 p.m., is the latest of several severe weather and tornado alerts issued by the National Weather Service.
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Severe Weather Sweeps Through Massachusetts Monday Afternoon

The warning expired at 6:15 p.m. after severe storms passed through the state.
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Obituary: Edward M. Rokicki

Rokicki, Edward M. Age 88, of Lynn, July 1, 2014. Husband of Helen (Cox) Rokicki. Father of Michael Rokicki of WA, Christine Miner and her husband John of Lynn, and the late Edward Rokicki, Jr. Grandfather of Renae Rokicki, John Miner, Jr., and Devin Miner. Brother of the late Jules Rokicki, Natalie Rokicki, Adele Aliano and Genevieve Ketchen. His funeral will be held on Monday at 9:30AM from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home 157 Maple Street, LYNN, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church Lynn at 10:30 AM. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting hours Sunday 2-5 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For online ...
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