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Lynn awarded $1.6 million state grant to ‘rebuild’ Washington Street corridor

Left to right: State Rep. Peter Capano, Gov. Charlie Baker, EDIC executive director James M. Cowdell, state Sen. Brendan Crighton, state Rep. Daniel Cahill, (in front) Mayor Thomas M. McGee, Community Development Director James Marsh, Ward 5 Councilor Dianna Chakoutis, City Council Administrative Assistant Theresa Young, City Clerk Janet Rowe attended Monday's grant announcement at City Hall. (Courtesy photo)
LYNN — The city has been awarded a $1.6 million state grant, which will be used for roadway improvements to support development along the Washington Street corridor. The corridor is an important one in the city. But its crumbling sidewalks and inadequate parking cannot support completed development, such as the 71-unit Gateway North project, or…

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