From left to right: Mayor Thomas M. McGee, Norris Guscott, director of the Lynn Food and Fitness Alliance, and Michele Desmarais, the city's public health director. (Courtesy photo)
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Funding to help Lynn raise Healthy Babies

LYNN — The city of Lynn has been awarded a $10,000 "Healthy Babies" grant, which will be used to bolster its Central Square Farmers Market with a focus on improving the health of pregnant women and young children. 

Lynn was one of 10 cities awarded grant funding through the Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) and the Mayors Innovation Project. 

Grant recipients were chosen based on proposals that outlined how communities would use the grant and local funding to support systemic change, by responding specifically to needs heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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