The town of Lynnfield has placed candles in the windows of the Meeting House in memory of Steven Richard, who died last week from the coronavirus. (Spenser Hasak)
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Lynnfield unites with lights for COVID-19 victims

LYNNFIELD — The Town of Lynnfield is showing its solidarity with those affected by the Covid 19 pandemic with a simple display of light on the Town Common.

The Lynnfield Board of Selectmen and Lynnfield Historical Society announced last week that the windows of the Meeting House will be decorated with electric candles in memory of the two Lynnfield residents who succumbed to coronavirus, as well as all citizens who have been adversely affected by the ongoing pandemic. The lights were installed on Friday morning.

"It is also the hope that these lights, shining from our historic town centerpiece, will be a symbol of strength, community and hope for all the residents of our town," said Board of Selectmen Chairman Phil Crawford.…

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