Lynn

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

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

By - 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.

By - 5/21/17 - 10:08 am

Transit Police report arresting a man they say stabbed the driver of a route-426 bus twice in the back around 11:45 p.m., Saturday. Read more.

By - 3/14/17 - 11:59 am
Spitter sought

Transit Police report they're looking for this guy for spitting on a T bus driver at Union and Exchange streets in Lynn around 10:50 a.m. on March 7.

If caught, he'll face a charge of assault and battery.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 12/23/16 - 11:13 am

WBZ reports the MSPCA has taken custody of a rooster found strutting around Lynn painted bright orange from head to, um, toe. The society reports this is the first time in its 100-year history that it's ever gotten a bird painted orange.

By - 12/3/16 - 9:32 am

The Lynn Item reports a man who did that found himself robbed of the cash by three guys who then sped off in the Mercedes he thought he was about to buy.

By - 2/27/16 - 7:14 am

State Police report a man and a woman died around 2:30 a.m. when their SUV crashed into a Dunkin' Donuts on the Lynnway at Blossom Street northbound.

Both victims - Salvador Quinones, 26, of Boston, and Silvia Rodas-Dugal, 25, of Chelsea - were ejected from the car during the crash, which ended with the car resting in the middle lane on the Lynnway, State Police say, adding the crash is still under investigation.