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By adamg - 9/15/21 - 10:29 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld a jury's verdict that Philip Morris USA owes Fred Laramie's widow for getting him hooked on cigarettes when he was just 13 and then feeding his habit until he died of lung cancer in 2016. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/21 - 3:09 pm

Gov. Baker today activated the National Guard to get ready to drive school vans in cities that have been hard hit by driver shortages: Chelsea, Lynn, Lawrence and Lowell. Some 90 National Guard members will start training in driving the vans tomorrow.

By adamg - 8/24/21 - 10:13 am

Rachel Miller, who owns Nightshade Noodle Bar in Lynn, has been requiring would-be diners to show proof of vaccination. She reports she's been getting blowback, at least online, and tells the losers they can just stop now because she's not changing her mind: Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/21 - 2:45 pm

The federal government today accused a Dorchester man who runs a series of "sober homes" in Dorchester, Roxbury and Lynn of violating the federal Fair Housing Act through sexual harassment and intimidation over a five-year period. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/21 - 9:13 am

WBZ reports on the release of an annual water-quality report for local beaches. King's Beach in Lynn was a particular issue, what with "filthy, bacteria laden discharges from both Lynn and Swampscott" winding up there.

By adamg - 5/7/21 - 11:19 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today prosecutors can't use the cocaine found in a man's car as evidence against him because the state trooper who initially stopped the man just off Rte. 1A in Lynn spent way too long asking him questions that had nothing to do with his failure to signal for a left turn. Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/21 - 9:57 pm

WBZ reports OSHA plans to fine Ariana Murrell-Rosario, owner of Liberty Tax Service in Lynn more than $136,000, unless she can give it a really good reason why she made her employees and customers remove their masks when they entered the business. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/21 - 11:34 am

A Salvadoran national living in Chelsea faces life in prison after admitting he was one of several MS-13 members who killed a teen in a Lynn playground by stabbing him dozens of times in 2018, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/20 - 11:43 pm

WFXT reports the six were filming a music video when somebody opened fire.

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.

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.

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