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 ferry good commute | 12:00 AM

LYNN – Steve Toomajian applies a simple motto to his morning commute filled with sunshine and sparkling waves: “Once you

Divers down to repair leak | 12:00 AM

LYNN – Declaring it an “emergency,” Water and Sewer Commission executives are preparing to dispatch divers to patch holes in