Lynnfield News

$9.8M LCWD capital project OK’d

Posted by on May 12, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on $9.8M LCWD capital project OK’d

Published May 12, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield Center Water District (LCWD) ratepayers overwhelmingly approved the $9.8 million capital improvement project during the Annual District Meeting on Monday night. LCWD Superintendent John Scenna gave an overview of Article 18, which asked ratepayers to approve appropriating $9.8 million for two different capital projects in order to address the district’s water quality and quantity issues. Scenna said the projects entail constructing a $6.3 million greensand filter water treatment plant at the Glen Drive station in order to treat iron...

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$60.8M operating budget proposed

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Published May 12, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The town’s fiscal year 2022 budget is balanced despite the financial challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic and declining new growth. Town Administrator Rob Dolan unveiled the proposed $60,843,604.35 operating budget for FY22 to the Select Board during a May 3 meeting. He noted that the proposed spending plan represents a 2.37 percent increase over FY21’s $58,328,599 budget. “Town Accountant/Assistant Finance Director Julie McCarthy and I are very proud of this budget,” said Dolan. “I have been working on budgets...

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Jake Burt is first overall pick in CFL draft

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Published May 12, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO HAMILTON, Ontario — Lynnfield native Jake Burt’s hard work has paid off. Burt was selected first overall by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Canadian Football League draft on May 4. The 6’4,” 260-pound tight end said it was a dream come true. “To go number one in the CFL draft is just incredible,” said Burt in an interview with the Villager. “It’s hard to put it into words because there are so many emotions that go into it. There has been so...

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PHOTO: Honoring America’s heroes

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MARK VERMONT’S fifth-grade class planted American flags at the Old Burying Ground on May 6 to kick off the town’s month-long observance of Memorial Day. (Dan Tomasello...

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Front Page: May 12, 2021

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LCWD $9.8M capital project vote Monday

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on LCWD $9.8M capital project vote Monday

Published May 5, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The fate of the Lynnfield Center Water District’s $9.8 capital improvement project will be decided by ratepayers during the Annual District Meeting on Monday, May 10, beginning at 6 p.m. at Lynnfield High School’s front entrance. In the event of rain, the Annual District Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 11, beginning at 6 p.m. at the high school’s front entrance.  While Town Meeting has a quorum requirement, there is no quorum for LCWD’s Annual District Meeting. Ratepayers will...

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Over $900K trimmed from school budget

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on Over $900K trimmed from school budget

Published May 5, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The School Department has cut over $900,000 from its proposed spending plan for fiscal year 2022, Superintendent Kristen Vogel told the Select Board last week. Vogel originally proposed a $28,494,647 budget for FY22, which represented a 6.92 percent increase over the current fiscal year’s $26,651,605 budget allocation. After the School Committee told the first-year superintendent that she would have to reduce the proposed budget, Vogel and the Administrative Leadership Team worked together to reduce the spending plan by about $943,000....

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Sjoberg appointed SC chairman

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Dahlstedt named vice chair Published May 5, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The School Committee unanimously voted to appoint Rich Sjoberg as its next chairman on April 27. Sjoberg succeeds School Committeeman Jamie Hayman as the board’s chairman. He thanked his colleagues for the vote of confidence. “I’m humbled and honored,” said Sjoberg. “With this responsibility, I promise to bring communication skills that go to the level of connecting, and a consistent and solid level of engagement. I will affirm a collaborative relationship with staff, town leaders and...

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EDITORIAL: Vote yes on LCWD capital

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on EDITORIAL: Vote yes on LCWD capital

Published May 5, 2021 When Lynnfield Center Water District ratepayers gather at Lynnfield High School’s front entrance for the Annual District Meeting on Monday, May 10, we urge them to vote in favor of the $9.8 million capital improvement project. LCWD officials have been working on trying to find a resolution to the district’s water quality and water quantity problems for over two years. In order to address the crisis, Superintendent John Scenna and the Board of Water Commissioners have recommended a plan that entails constructing a greensand filter...

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PHOTO: Supporting a great cause

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Lynnfield News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Supporting a great cause

DEDICATED ADVOCATE Susan Parziale sold the Police Department’s Autism Patches during the Lynnfield Autism Awareness Car Parade recently. (Dan Tomasello...

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