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5 Questions: Rob Reiner

5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy -     He may have made a name for himself as a director, but Rob Reiner will always be known as “Meathead.” Rob has directed classic films from comedy to drama…Read more →
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Downtown Lynn Cultural District presents dinner & a movie

The 2nd Annual Great Lynn Pizza Bake Off and a screening of the film classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari featuring the music of Devil Music Ensemble – all for $5 The Downtown Lynn Cultural District in partnership with the…Read more →
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Mama-Mania Comedy Show coming to Fran’s Aug.15

Friday, August 15 at 776 Washington Street, LynnRead 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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Father of Scalded Sons Sues Lynn Affordable Housing Group for Negligence

Water heaters in the building were set too high, according to a lawsuit filed.
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Massachusetts Beach Grades Have Been Posted

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, a non-profit harbor advocacy organization, just released its third annual Beach Water Quality Report Card on Boston Harbor Region's public beaches. All the beaches survey are managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).
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