Lynnfield News

Wakefield ups the ante to block promoting Exit 42 to MarketStreet

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — As part of an amendment to a 2008 agreement allowing sewage from Lynnfield’s MarketStreet development to come through Wakefield’s system, the town of Wakefield will seek to include a clause reaffirming an earlier zoning decision that MarketStreet will, in all of its marketing, advertise only Route 128 Exit 43 in Lynnfield for access to the complex, and not Exit 42 in Wakefield. The move comes in the wake of news that the MarketStreet Advisory Committee (MSAC), a panel of...

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Development of department head evaluation process underway

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The Board of Selectmen is advancing an initiative to develop a performance evaluation tool and process for department heads in town. Selectmen Chairman Chris Barrett gave a first reading of his draft proposal on the subject at the board’s June 12 meeting for discussion and review by his fellow board members as well as Town Administrator Jim Boudreau. Boudreau will be meeting with various department heads in town this week to discuss the proposal and gather their input....

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Winners announced in Villager’s Coloring Contest

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The panel of judges at the Lynnfield Villager had a tough time choosing the winners of the newspaper’s second annual Geraniumfest and Kids’ Day coloring contest. But after much debate, they selected the artwork submitted by 6-year-old Alyssa Attubato in the 6-and-under age group and 9-year-old Olivia Sieve among the 7- to 12-year-old age group. Both girls, who reside in Lynnfield, received $50 gift certificates to Meletharb’s Ice Cream at the Four Corners in Wakefield for...

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Wakefield Co-operative Bank Returning Sponsor of 50th Annual LAA 4th of July Road Race

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off

Posted on: Friday, June 16, 2017 Start your 4th off with a bang and join us on Tuesday July 4th, 2017 at 9:00 am for the Lynnfield Athletic Association 50th annual 4th of July 5K Road Race. The race starts and finishes at the Lynnfield Town Hall at 55 Summer St. It is a pleasant out and back route heading down Summer Street, right on to Walnut Street, left on to Thomas Road, left onto Summer Street and back to town Hall. This is a family friendly event.  Awards are given in a variety of age groups ranging from 10 and under to 70 and over....

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PHOTO: A time to celebrate

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off

Published in the June 14, 2017 edition

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Cohen accomplished much for Chamber

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off

Published in the June 14, 2017 edition By MARK SARDELLA LYNNFIELD – Her time as Executive Director of the Wakefield Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce will come to an end next Friday, June 16, but Marianne Cohen is justifiably proud of all that she and the Chamber have accomplished during her three-year tenure. “This job has been one of the best professional experiences of my career,” she wrote in a letter to Chamber members informing them of her resignation. While she hasn’t yet decided what the future holds for her professionally, she says, “It...

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‘Mr. Lynnfield’ honored for half century of public service

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off

Published in the June 14, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — Back in 1968, when H. Joseph Maney was first elected to the Board of Selectmen, it is unlikely that he envisioned this moment 50 years hence. But here he stood Monday night, beaming, surrounded by a room overflowing with his smiling children and giggling grandchildren as the selectmen of 2017 voted to rename their meeting room at Lynnfield’s Town Hall in his honor. In keeping with the board’s new policy of requiring public hearings to be held whenever a request is made to...

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Town, DHCD lose challenge to status of 40B unit

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off

Published in the June 14, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The town has one less affordable housing unit following a ruling by the state Appeals Court issued in favor of the mortgagee, Citibank. The case, known as the “Partridge Lane Unit Owners’ Trust vs. Lisa Peachey and others,” involves what the trust identified as being one of the six affordable units at the 24-unit condo complex. Partridge Lane was built under the state’s chapter 40B statute that allows developers to override local zoning, such as density restrictions and...

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Elisa Preston Promoted to Senior Commercial Loan Assistant

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Lynnfield News, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Posted on: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Wakefield, MA – Leo Barrett, Jr., Senior Vice President and Chief Loan Officer at Wakefield Co-operative Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Elisa Preston to Senior Commercial Loan Assistant. Ms. Preston joined the bank in August of last year as Residential & Commercial Loan Processor, and was recently promoted to support the bank’s growing commercial department. She is responsible for commercial loan processing, quality control, and communicating with the bank’s commercial customers and...

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LHS sends Class of 2017 to journey’s next stop

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off

Published in the June 8, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The threat of pop up thunderstorms didn’t stop the Lynnfield High School Class of 2017 from celebrating a promising future, as 152 members of the graduating class bade adieu to their high school careers and took the next step forward on June 2. The 58th graduating class in school history basked in the glory of its accomplishments during commencement exercises held in the high school gym for the first time since 2013. During the ceremony, High School Assistant Principal Brian...

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