Thor Jourgensen

Thor Jourgensen

A newspaperman for 34 years, Thor Jourgensen has worked for the Item for 29 years and lived in Lynn 20 years. He has overseen the Item's editorial department since January 2016 and is the 2015 New England Newspaper and Press Association Bob Wallack Community Journalism Award recipient.

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A STEM fair success | 5:17 PM

Chances are you’ve never seen a science fair like the one hosted by four Lynn schools and four youth organizations

Civility in Nahant | 2:00 AM

The Nahant Village Church and the town library have launched an interesting initiative focused not on faith, but on civility.