Mayor Thomas McGee talks about last year and the upcoming year. (Owen O'Rourke)
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Lynn Mayor Thomas M. McGee reflects on his first year in office and looks ahead

LYNN — In his first year in office, Mayor Thomas M. McGee has focused on revitalizing the city through development and multiple long-term planning efforts, while scrambling to dig Lynn out of its financial crisis.

"I think stabilizing the finances is a big piece of what we need to do, (which includes) starting to find a way to make some capital investments in the community as well as the economic development that we continue to see," McGee said.  

McGee inherited a mess of city finances last January. One of his first major efforts was working with the state delegation to borrow $14 million through a home rule petition that the city exhausted to balance its fi…

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