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Lynn, Revere report new virus cases

By Gayla Cawley | June 5, 2020

A handful of new coronavirus cases, but no additional deaths were reported in Lynn and Revere on Thursday. 

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Nahant to take summer reading program online

By Elyse Carmosino | June 5, 2020

NAHANT — Registration for Nahant Public Library’s 2020 Summer Reading Program is now open.

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Swampscott’s Park League, recreation will be ‘socially distant’ this summer

By David Mclellan | June 5, 2020

SWAMPSCOTT — Social distancing, smaller groups, masks, and clean bathrooms are necessary to make sure Swampscott’s 2020 recreational programming stays in line with COVID-19 guidelines, but town staff are working hard to make sure it will still be fun.

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Saugus High to salute seniors

By Elyse Carmosino | June 5, 2020

SAUGUS — Saugus High School will honor its class of 2020 with a car parade on Friday.

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Lynn health center pushes for more virus testing

By Gayla Cawley | June 5, 2020

LYNN — As the city prepares to reopen, Lynn Community Health Center is launching a campaign to encourage more residents to get tested for COVID-19.

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Lynn lifts curfew as COVID-19 cases decline

By Gayla Cawley | June 5, 2020

LYNN — The city’s overnight curfew was rescinded on Wednesday because coronavirus cases have been trending downward in recent weeks, according to Mayor Thomas M. McGee. 

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Lynn reports additional COVID-19 death

By Gayla Cawley | June 4, 2020

Lynn reported another coronavirus death on Wednesday, while Peabody’s number of cases has climbed over 1,000. 

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Saugus doctor graduates into world of COVID-19

By Elyse Carmosino | June 4, 2020

SAUGUS — Rachel Bocchino was part of a class that made history this April.

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No new virus deaths reported

By Gayla Cawley | June 3, 2020

New coronavirus cases, but no additional deaths were reported in several North Shore communities on Tuesday.

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Nahant, Swampscott, Catholic churches reopening this weekend

By David Mclellan | June 3, 2020

SWAMPSCOTT — The Catholic parishes of St. John the Evangelist in Swampscott and St. Thomas Aquinas in Nahant will reopen this weekend for in-person services, now that Gov. Charlie Baker has given the go-ahead for religious services to resume under his Phase 1 COVID-19 reopening plan. 

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