Day: December 12, 2023

People and Places

It’s not just about books

The Lynnfield Public Library carries a lot more than just books these days. The Library of Things allows library-goers to check out DVDs and CDs and now makes available everything from birding kits to board games and luggage scales to Wi-Fi hotspots. Items can be borrowed and renewed by anyone who has a Lynnfield Public […]

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Food and Drink

M.I.S.S.I.O.N. accomplished, then and now

Anybody who has ever donned their high school’s colors knows what it means to be a part of a team – the dedication, the collaboration, and the hard work needed to find that winning formula. But it goes beyond winning. Just ask the members of the 2003 Lynnfield girls soccer team, which, this year, is […]

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Life and Style

In service to Lynnfield

Despite dwindling membership numbers, Ken Kasprzak isn’t concerned about the future of the Knights of Columbus. The fraternal organization, which was founded in New Haven, Conn., in 1882, has been serving the Lynnfield community for about 70 years. But, the organization’s membership is aging — to the point where numerous members have been awarded honorary […]

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Life and Style

Passing the torch of a family legacy

People from surrounding communities gathered at Devereux Beach on Sunday, Oct. 8, for the 18th annual Breast Friends Walk. All funds raised benefit breast cancer patients of Mass General Hospital’s Chelsea Healthcare Center. Melrose High School senior Emily Lucien is entering her third year as the walk’s organizer and is ready for a family member […]

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Sports and Leisure

Lynnfield High’s do-it-all man

Students at Lynnfield High School may know Pat Lamusta as a teacher, others may know him as a coach, and to some, Lamusta is a role model with a message worth listening to. Lamusta is a 9th-grade history teacher at the school, but you’ll also see him at Pioneer Stadium, helming the Pioneers’ football and […]

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Life and Style Sports and Leisure

National tournament or for fun, just give her a paddle

Lynnfield’s Margot Kreplick Bloom – like many – had some time on her hands during the height of the pandemic in 2020. Then, she found something that “put a smile on my face.” That was pickleball. “I was playing four times per week because there was nothing else to do until I went back to […]

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People and Places

Scouts blaze a trail

Lynnfield’s very own Scout Troop 48, a dedicated community service club affiliated with the Boy Scouts, has been significantly impacting on their town with a series of vital projects under the guidance and support of their troop advisor, Gordon Forrest. Three years ago, a member of Troop 48, Michael Madden, who was not only a […]

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Past and Present

Long-lost treasure reveals history and mystery

When Lynnfield resident Charmayne Platt opened a purple shoe bag she found stashed underneath the floorboards of her attic stairs, she didn’t just unearth a treasure — she began a journey into history. In March 2006, Platt, a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer who had since formed her own global property management company, CHHP […]

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