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By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 10/10/20 - 12:42 pm
Coyote on a boat

Photo by Mass. Environmental Police.

Massachusetts Environmental Police report its officers responded to the Volunteer Yacht Club in Lynn yesterday, where they found an otherwise unharmed coyote stuck inside a docked boat - and that, along with the Swampscott animal control officer, successfully removed the canine and release it back into the wild.

By adamg - 7/8/20 - 5:49 pm

COVID-19 Update: Targeted Free COVID-19 Testing Sites

WGBH reports Gov. Baker said today he's ordered ramped-up testing in eight communities that now have Covid-19 rates far higher than the statewide average. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/20 - 9:23 pm

Across greater Boston, thousands of people participated in Black Lives Matter events today. Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/20 - 4:11 pm

The MBTA announced that starting tomorrow and through May 31, riders can get between Lynn and North Station for the same price as a subway fare: $2.40 a ride. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/13/20 - 9:14 pm
Waves slam into Lynn seawall

Greg Cook braved the elements today to snap photos of the waves along Lynn Shore Drive.

By adamg - 10/13/19 - 10:06 pm
Man doing pullups under a full moon in Lynn

Matt Frank captured man and moon along the Lynn shore this evening.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 2:53 pm

The Globe reports. The owner of the proposed shop is converting to Judaism; the landlord is Jewish.

By adamg - 12/20/18 - 10:44 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Bianchi's could re-open in the Lewis Street site left vacant by the closing of JD's Sports Bar.

By adamg - 11/28/18 - 9:04 pm

Five alleged members of a North Shore MS-13 gang repeatedly stabbed a 17-year-old in a Lynn playground this summer because they thought he was ratting them out, the US Attorney's office said in announcing their indictments for murder. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/18 - 9:41 pm

WCVB reports a couple of sad-sack yeggs chose the wrong Lynn house to break into the other night: The homeowner quickly got the better of them with his trusty machete, the one he keeps under his bed:

I have a shaved head, a crazy beard, I work out, climb mountains, run races, I’m covered in tattoos and I was in my underwear with a machete.

By adamg - 11/2/18 - 4:00 pm

A federal grand jury this week indicted a Lynn man on charges he stole two Warhols from a former college classmate in South Korea and put them up for sale on eBay, only when he got a buyer he sent him fakes. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/18 - 9:05 am
Sunset over Lynn

Rick Macomber watched the sunset at Lynn Beach yesterday.

Paul Friedmann watched the sunrise over Roslindale this morning:

By adamg - 3/3/18 - 5:13 pm
Woman shoots waves on Lynn Shore Drive

Rick Macomber watched the waves slam into the Lynn seawall - and a person who'd moved in for a closer view today. He reports the road was shut for awhile because of all the water.

By adamg - 1/2/18 - 9:19 am
Sea smoke in Lynn

Rick Macomber got to watch the sea smoke off Lynn this morning. It's something that happens when wicked cold air meets relatively warm water. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/17 - 9:01 am

The Herald reports state Sen. Thomas McGee of Lynn has filed a bill to add tolls to I-93 in Boston, 128/95, Rte. 1 from Dedham to Peabody and Rte. 2 between 128 and Alewife - with the tolls going to transportation maintenance, including on the T.

S.1959 - the bill in question.

By adamg - 9/26/17 - 4:31 pm

Police today arrested Vanessa MacCormack's husband, Andrew, on charges he beat and strangled her in their apartment on Grand View Avenue home, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Revere and State Police announced today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/17 - 11:06 pm

Hopeful Cynicist watched the waves crash in along Lynn Shore Drive today.

By adamg - 8/25/17 - 9:07 am
Mystery Lynn woman

Some 30 years ago, Tanya McClurkin bought a book at a book fair at the Lynn Public Library. Inside, she found this photo. Now she's hoping for some help in identifying the lady to possibly give it to any surviving relatives.

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