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Decorated military veteran pulls papers to run for Lynnfield selectman

From left, Lynnfield residents Joe Connell, accompanied by his wife, Kate, pulls papers on Monday afternoon at Lynnfield Town Hall to run to fill Chris Barrett's Board of Selectmen seat after Barrett announced Saturday he will not seek another term. (Olivia Falcigno)
LYNNFIELD — It did not take long for one resident to throw his hat in the ring after Board of Selectmen Chair Chris Barrett announced Saturday that he will not seek another term.  Decorated military veteran Joseph R. Connell showed up Monday at Town Hall and pulled signature papers to run for Barrett’s seat. The…

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