Democratic Primary February 6, 2018


01-10-2018 |

LYNN — Christmas was weeks ago, but students in Nikki Spyropoulos’ class at the Harrington Elementary School still got presents Wednesday.

12-27-2017 |


Lynn Item


LYNN — State Rep. Brendan Crighton’s bid for the senate just got a whole lot easier.

11-19-2017 |


Lynn Item


More than $52 million worth of repairs could be on its way to Lynn thanks to the region’s Beacon Hill delegation.

11-08-2017 |

LYNN —  A symphony has started in a game of musical chairs that could have sweeping implications for the region’s political landscape.  

Sen. Thomas M. McGee’s election as mayor on Tuesday may result in two changes among the Beacon Hill delegation. State Rep. Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn) told The Item Wednesday that he plans to seek the seat when McGee resigns from the senate in January.

06-12-2017 |

BOSTON — The Massachusetts House and Senate voted to include state Rep.

01-27-2017 |

State Rep. Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn) said the city must continue to improve streets and sidewalks to make sure they are safe and accessible for all.

01-19-2017 |

“As we continue to fight the opioid epidemic, we can’t afford to lose valuable programs like Lynn’s Behavioral Health Unit,” said Crighton. “The unit both provides valuable services to those facing addiction and frees up our officers to focus on keeping our community safe.”

01-10-2017 |


LYNN — Local school superintendents are turning to homelessness prevention advocates to help high school-age students who need to stabilize their lives after they graduate.

Lynn School Superintendent Dr. Catherine Latham and Saugus Superintendent David DeRuosi Jr. discussed the problems arising from the lack of realization among youth that they are actually homeless.