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Health Notice Archive

Mosquito Spraying | August 2016

Northeast Mosquito Control will be performing routine mosquito spraying in the City of Lynn

Please note that there have not been any confirmed West Nile or EEE infected mosquito cases in the City of Lynn this year. This a preventative treatment for mosquito nuisance complaints. 

Common sense steps that can be followed in areas where spraying is scheduled include:

  • If the immediate area of your home is being sprayed, keep windows closed and fans off during the time spraying occurs. Shut off air conditioners unless they have a setting for recirculating indoor air. In very hot weather, make sure you open the windows or turn fans and air conditioners back on soon after the spraying is completed in your immediate area. If you are not sure if your air conditioner can be set to recirculate indoor air, turn it off when spraying is occurring in your immediate area.
  • Rinse any homegrown fruits and vegetables with water.
  • Keep pets indoors when spraying is occurring in your immediate area to minimize their risk of exposure. Pets that remain outdoors could be exposed to small amounts of synthetic pyrethroids, but would not be expected to experience adverse health effects from the spraying. Again, there are many pesticide products (e.g., flea collars, pet shampoo, dips) containing pyrethoids that are used directly on pets to control ticks and insects.
  • If skin or clothes or other items are exposed to the sprayed pesticide, wash with soap and water.
  • If the spray gets in your eyes, immediately rinse them with water or eye drops, and call your doctor.
  • Because pyrethoids breaks down quickly in sunlight and water, and considering dilution factors, no special precaution or waiting periods are recommended for outdoor swimming pools or beaches.

What health impacts among the general population can be expected with the spraying of synthetic pyrethoids? Due to the very low concentrations of synthetic pyrethoids used to control mosquitoes during spraying, adverse health effects are not expected.

Have studies been conducted on possible health effects following spraying for mosquito control? Yes. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that when administered properly in a mosquito-control program, insecticides pose a low risk for acute, temporary health effects among persons in areas that are being sprayed and among workers handling and applying insecticides.

Remember that short videos on preventing tick and mosquito-borne diseases are available for your use by clicking this link.

If you have questions about forecasts of mosquito activity or current control operations for your area, please contact the Public Health Department at (781) 598-4000 or visit their website here!

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Current Traffic and Parking Announcements

Street Paving Notices For 2016 TBA

To Be Announced

The Lynn Department of Public Works will continue construction and milling:

The Lynn Department of Public Works will continue construction of paving weather permitting:

NO PARKING BETWEEN 7 AM AND 4 PM | SIGNS TO BE POSTED

Please be aware that traffic will be backed up in these areas and parking restrictions will be in place. All work is scheduled weather permitting.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation during this project. If you have any questions or problems concerning this project please call the Dept. of Public Works at 781-268-8000.

Sincerely,
George S. Potter
Superintendent - Street Department

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Road Closure and Detours | To Be Announced As Needed

To Be Announced

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Road Race and Motocycle Ride | May 2016 TBA

To Be Announced

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The motorcycle ride is scheduled to begin in Revere at 12PM. The procession of motorcycles will then proceed through several communities before entering Lynn. (It is unknown at this time how many motorcycles will be involved but it is believed to be a large contingent). It is expected that they will enter Lynn from Saugus via Rte. 107 (Western Ave.) and proceed through Market Sq. to Commercial St. and then to the Lynnway back to Revere. We are still awaiting final details on the time that the procession will arrive but it will likely be some time in the early afternoon.


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Basketball Hoop Removal For The 2016-2017 Winter Season

Effective Friday, November 25, 2016 All Portable Basketball Hoops Must Be Removed From The Roadside and Sidewalks For the Winter Season.
Thank You!

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Fireworks Traffic and Parking
FW The Lynn Fireworks Celebration will be held at Red Rock Park in Lynn every July 3rd.  Lois Lane and the Daily Planets will perform from 7 PM until 9 PM at the park. 

The Fireworks show will start at approximately 9 PM.
Fewer parking spaces will be available in the area of Lynn Shore Drive due to the needs of public safety vehicles. Visitors are asked to obey all parking restrictions posted. Residents that are able to walk to the event or park further away are encouraged to do so to help alleviate traffic congestion upon leaving the event.

Traffic will be shut down on Lynn Shore Drive at Nahant Street and into Swampscott on Humphrey Street at 7:30 PM Traffic will not open to motorists until pedestrians have cleared the area.  Traffic will be shut down on Ocean Street from New Ocean to Lynn Shore Drive at 6:30 PM

A decision to delay the show due to inclement weather will be made prior to 7 AM on the morning of the 3rd of July.  Please chech this webpage or the City’s twitter@LynnCityHall for up-to-date information on the event.

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE LYNN FIREWORKS

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Public Works Announcements and Notices

TRASH/RECYCLING PICKUP UPDATE | POSTED: Week of Feb. 20th

(BLUE WEEK)
Trash and Recycle
Collection
Will Be Delayed One Day Week of Feb. 20th

Presidents' Day Holiday

Monday picked up Tuesday
Tuesday picked up Wednesday
Wednesday picked up Thursday
Thursday picked up Friday
Friday picked up Saturday

Place your container curbside by 7 AM the day of collection and leave it curbside until it is picked up. Please understand that it may not get picked up that very same day due to delays beyond Waste Management’s control.  If your trash or recycle is missed by the end of the day it is supposed to be collected, please call the DPW at (781) 268-8000 the next business day to report a missed collection.

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CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL TRASH/RECYCLING INFORMATION
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION

All Seasons | Department of Public Works Announcements

SCHEDULED SPRING EVENTS
Spring Leaf Drop Off
Pine Grove Clean Up Schedule
Spring Dumpster Day!
Hazardous Waste Day
Spring Curbside Pickup Days 
Spring Street Sweeping

Click here for the DPW Spring and Summer Announcement webpage

SCHEDULED SUMMER EVENTS
Summer Dumpster Day


Click here for the DPW Spring and Summer Announcement webpage

SCHEDULED WINTER EVENTS
Snow Fighters Wanted
Snow Emergency Info and Preparations
Sand Barrel Locations
Winter Sidewalk Pick Up / Christmas Tree Pick Up
Sidewalk Clearing Ordinance

Click here for the DPW Winter Announcement webpage

SCHEDULED FALL EVENTS
Leaves and Yard Waste Curbside Pickup
Fall Hazardous Waste Day
FALL Clean Up | Leaf and Yard Waste Curbside Collection
Fall Dumpster Day
Fall Street Sweeping
Pine Grove Fall Clean Up | To Be Announced

Click here for the DPW Fall Announcement webpage




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SNOW EMERGENCY INFO | UPDATED: Monday 12:30 PM

The Snow Emergency and Parking Ban Has Been Lifted

SCHOOLS
Lynn Public Schools Are Open Today
Tuesday, February, 14, 2017

PARKING
Cars parked in Public School Lots Must Be Removed By 6 PM Today
Monday, February 13, 2017
or will be subject to ticketing and towing.

Parking is also available at:
Ellis Street Municipal Lot
(School Street side)
MBTA Garage at Broad and Market Streets
(Parking Charge of $4 Per Vehicle)

TRASH
Trash and Recycle (Green Week) Collection Will Be Delayed One Day This Week. Monday to be picked up Tuesday, Tuesday to be picked up Wednesday, Wednesday to be picked up Thursday, Thursday to be picked up Friday and Friday to be picked up Saturday

Place your container curbside by 7am the day of collection and leave it curbside until it is picked up. Please understand that it may not get picked up that very same day due to delays beyond Waste Management’s control.  If your trash or recycle is missed by the end of the day it is supposed to be collected, please call the DPW at 781-268-8000 the next business day to report a missed collection.

DURING A SNOW EMERGENCY, PLEASE REMOVE ALL VEHICLES FROM THE ROADS AND SIDEWALKS IN THE CITY OF LYNN
SE Blue Snow Emergency Lights
Will Flash During Declared Snow Emergency Events At The Following Locations:

- O'Callaghan Way at Walnut Street
- Western Avenue at Federal Street
- Eastern Avenue at Essex Street
- Essex Street at Joyce Street
- Broad Street at Union Street
- Western Ave. at Waitt Road
- Wyoma Square
CLICK HERE FOR PARKING AND OTHER INFORMATION
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION

Street Sweeping Campaign | SPRING 2017

The Fall Sweeper Schedule Will Be Announcedd

2016 City of Lynn Spring Street Sweeping Operation

Sweeping
Downtown and Market Square Street Sweeping Program
Weekdays Ward Precinct Weekdays Ward Precinct
Monday to Friday
4 2 Monday to Friday 5 4
4 AM Until 8 AM On Streets Including But Not Limited To:
Union, School, Violet, Baldwin, Joyce Pinkham Pl., Burchstead Pl., Smith, Pinkham, Union Ct., Union Pl., West Green to Friend Streets Munroe, Oxford, Andrew, Spring, Exchange, Mt Vernon, Liberty, Central Ave., Central Sq., Blake, Willow, City Hall Sq., Central Ave., Sutton, Washington from Essex to Broad Streets
This program is ongoing.

SPRING 2017 City-Wide Street Sweeping Program
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Tips to Help Us to Keep Things Running on Schedule...
  1. Sweeping operations are conducted from 7 AM to 3 PM. The street sweeping schedule and pertinent information is publicized a week ahead in the daily newspaper posted as indicated above, and on this website.

  2. This schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather. Should inclement weather prevent sweepers from working in your area as scheduled, they will return seven (7) days from the date originally scheduled.

  3. Please remove all cars from the street and encourage your neighbors to do the same for a cleaner LYNN. When necessary, any vehicles, which impede sweeping operations, may be ticketed or towed in accordance with city ordinances. Contact the Department of Public Works for additional information at (781) 268-8000

  4. Sidewalks may be swept into the gutter but large piles of leaves and debris will not be acceptable and will not be swept up.

 

Lynn Water and Sewer Announcements and Notices

No Other Announcements At This Time


Hydrant Flush Program | 2017 TBA

Flushing will occur from 6:30 PM until 10:30 PM on the following dates:
May TBA | Robinson St. and Walnut St. to Myrtle St. to Boston St. and Boston St. to North Franklin
May TBA | Myrtle St. and Holyoke St. to Saugus Line and Boston St. at Saugus Line to Myrtle St.
May TBA | Market St. and Lynnway to Orchard St. and Summer St. to McDonough Sq. to Saugus Line.
May TBA | Broadway from Boston St. and Chestnut St. to Peabody Line.
May TBA | Euclid Ave. from Broadway to Maple St. and Fay Estate.
May TBA | Lynnfield St. from Broadway to Den Quarry Rd.
May TBA | Lynnfield St. and Den Quarry Rd. to Lynnfield Line.
May TBA | Area bounded by South Common St. at South St. to Market St., Market St. to the Lynnway to Commercial St., Commercial St. to Bennett St., Bennett St. to South St., to Common St.

Rusty and dirty water may be experienced for a short time during and after flushing. If the water appears dirty, leaving the tap open for several minutes following flushing should clear the pipes.

Prior to doing laundry, residents are advised to check this schedule. This program is necessary to clean the distribution system of residual materials that normally settle out in the mains during the year so as to ensure the delivery of better quality water during the coming summer months.

New Item Acrobat Documents For Download (PDF)
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Other Public Notices and Announcements

Parks and Recreation Announcements

Summer Park Jobs
Complete Parks List
Special Needs Camp and More

Click here for the Parks and Recreation main webpage

Youth Drop In Center
Sports Clinics
Broadway Shows and More!

Click here for the Parks & Rec. Events and Activities webpage


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Manning Field Open Track Schedule

The Manning Field open track schedule can be found on the Manning Field webpage.

Click here for the Manning Field webpage



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First Day of the 2016-2017 LPS School Year

ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS GRADES 1 - 5 BEGIN ON:
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS GRADES PRE-K AND KINDERGARTEN: Monday, September 12, 2016

SECONDARY SCHOOLS STUDENTS: Will Start As Listed Below
Lynn Public Schools | School Year 2016-2017
September Start Dates
2016 Sept. 07 Sept. 08 Sept. 09 Sept. 12
ALL ELEMENTARY GRADES 1-5 GRADES 1-5 GRADES 1-5 PRE-K AND
KINDERGARTEN
BREED GRADE 6 ALL ALL -
MARSHALL GRADE 6 ALL ALL -
PICKERING GRADE 6 ALL ALL -
ENGLISH GRADE 9 AND
ALL LIFE SKILLS
ALL ALL -
CLASSICAL GRADE 9 ALL ALL -
LVTI GRADE 9 GRADES
9 AND 10
ALL GRADES
ALL T.E.A.M.S
AND LIFE SKILLS
FRESH START
FECTEAU-LEARY GRADES
7, 8 and 9
GRADES
7, 8, 9, 10, 11
ALL -

DOWNLOAD THIS SCHEDULE | PDF Format | TBA

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