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Lynn, Revere report additional virus deaths

Additional coronavirus deaths were reported in Lynn and Revere and new cases were seen in several North Shore communities on Wednesday. 

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Peabody reports three additional virus deaths

By Gayla Cawley | June 17, 2020

Three more Peabody residents have died from the coronavirus, which brings the city’s death toll to 156, according to Health Director Sharon Cameron. 

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Lynn health center offers COVID-19 testing for ‘mass gathering’ participants

By Gayla Cawley | June 17, 2020

LYNN — Lynn Community Health Center is one of more than 50 pop-up sites that will be offering COVID-19 testing this week for people who have attended mass gatherings. 

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Three more COVID-19 deaths in Saugus

By David Mclellan | June 16, 2020

New COVID-19 deaths in Saugus, and new confirmed cases in Lynn and Revere, were reported Monday. 

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North shore coronavirus cases continue decline

By Gayla Cawley | June 12, 2020

Coronavirus case numbers are continuing their downward trend on the North Shore. 

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Lynn, Peabody report more virus deaths

By Gayla Cawley | June 11, 2020

More than 150 Peabody residents have now died from the coronavirus while Lynn’s death toll continues to creep toward the century mark. 

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Lynn boards get the green light to resume meetings

By Gayla Cawley | June 11, 2020

LYNN — Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings, which have been suspended throughout the pandemic, have been cleared to resume, according to Mayor Thomas M. McGee. 

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Lynn lands $4 million to curb homelessness

By David Mclellan | June 11, 2020

LYNN — The city is receiving $4 million in federal funds to combat homelessness in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Small number of new COVID-19 cases in Lynn, Revere, Saugus, Swampscott

By David Mclellan | June 10, 2020

New COVID-19 cases in Lynn, Revere, Saugus, and Swampscott were reported Tuesday, but none of the communities in the greater Lynn area reported deaths. 

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Nahant welcomes Phase 2 with open arms

By Elyse Carmosino | June 10, 2020

NAHANT — Phase 2 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan — announced by Governor Baker last weekend — has been met with cautious optimism by Nahant town officials. 

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