Students head back to class Wednesday, Aug. 31

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the August 24, 2016 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The days of staying up late and sleeping in during the week are going to end for local students when a new school year begins next week. The lazy days of summer will be ending for Lynnfield children on Wednesday, Aug. 31, when students in grades 1-12 return to the classroom. The first day of school for preschool and kindergarten students is Friday, Sept. 2. School officials, teachers and staff members are headed into the home stretch and are making sure everything is ready...

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Court dismisses Open Meeting Law complaints

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the August 24, 2016 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Appeals Court of Massachusetts has dismissed an appeal of an Open Meeting Law complaint, Town Counsel Tom Mullen announced at last week’s Board of Selectmen meeting. Superior Court Judge Robert Cornetta dismissed the case Three Registered Voters vs. Board of Selectmen of Lynnfield last year. The three registered voters, former Selectman Dave Miller, former Selectman candidate Michael Walsh and resident Ryan Collard, filed an appeal of Cornetta’s ruling. The three voters...

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Town forecloses on Perley Burrill property

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the August 24, 2016 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Last week, the selectmen voted to foreclose on the Perley Burrill property, 906 Salem St., for owner Joseph Pedoto’s failure to pay back taxes owed to the town. Selectmen Chairman Phil Crawford noted Bank of America agreed to release Perley Burrill’s first mortgage last year. He said the second mortgagee, Global Partners, was working with the third mortgagee, developer Michael Merullo and Pedoto to turn the property over to Merullo. Merullo recently presented a four-lot...

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Pioneer 11 kicks off drive for five

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Gridders begin quest for fifth straight league championship  Published in the August 24, 2016 edition By TOM CONDARDO LYNNFIELD — The drive for five has begun. The Lynnfield Pioneers football team began preseason practices for the 2016 season last Friday as they prepare to capture their fifth straight Cape Ann League championship. More than 70 players turned out for the first practice and head coach Neal Weidman will need to sort through them all to plug significant holes for the upcoming campaign. The Pioneers graduated 20 seniors last year...

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Fall athletes report to preseason practices at LHS

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the August 24, 2016 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The calendar may say summer but it’s officially fall for the student–athletes of Lynnfield High School. More than 70 football hopefuls began their preseason training last Friday with non–contact conditioning practices and will transition to contact play this week. Candidates for all other Pioneer sports teams return to the playing fields on Thursday, Aug. 25. The preseason practice schedules vary by team and by sport as follows: FOOTBALL The practice sessions remaining in...

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Best Buddies 5K Road Race returning to MarketStreet

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the August 24, 2016 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The second annual Best Buddies 5K Road Race will be returning to MarketStreet Lynnfield on Sunday, Sept. 25 after the selectmen approved the road race last week. Best Buddies Massachusetts is a non-profit organization that provides social inclusion, integrated employment and leadership opportunities to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Best Buddies serves more than 6,500 people across Massachusetts at 132 school-based chapters and within many...

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Gertrude Greenler, 93

Posted by on Aug 18, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Ran Gertrude A. Leary School of Dance in Lynn  Published in the August 17, 2016 edition LYNNFIELD — Gertrude A. (Leary) Greenler, 93, of Middleton, died peacefully on Aug. 15, at the Sunrise Senior Living of Lynnfield after a lengthy illness. Born on Aug. 19, 1922, she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and is survived by John J. Greenler, MD, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. She will be missed by her four children: Patricia and her husband Eric Anthony of Brighton; Carl of Lynn; Daniel and his wife Lisa of Wexford, Pa. and...

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Eileen Morrissey, 91

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Elementary school teacher rolled bandages in World War II Published in the August 3, 2016 edition LYNNFIELD — Eileen R. Morrissey, 91, of Lynnfield, formerly of Dennis, died Monday, July 25, 2016 at the Wingate Rehabilitation Unit in Reading. Born in Providence, R.I. on Feb. 2, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Ellen (Grady) Russell. Mrs. Morrissey was a resident of Dennis for 20 years before moving to Lynnfield in 2007. She was raised in Rhode Island and was a 1942 graduate of St. Xavier Academy in Providence, R.I. She...

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Warren Charles Mason, 73

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

U.S. Air Force veteran; competed in 1969 College World Series Published in the July 27, 2016 edition STOW — Warren Charles Mason, 73, a Stow resident for 37 years and formerly of Lynnfield, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was the beloved husband of 40 years to Brenda L. (Thomas) Mason. Born in Malden and raised in Lynnfield, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Mary E. (Carlin) Mason. A graduate of Lynnfield High School, Class of 1961, where he played football, baseball and basketball, he...

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