What’s Cooking? | Blueberry Breakfast Cake – Ep. 7

On this episode of  “What’s Cooking?” Chef Merry makes a blueberry breakfast cake. When doing this episode we posted a picture of our setup and somebody guessed blueberry lemon muffins...so they were pretty close.

This is both a very tasty breakfast treat, pretty portable, & involves no wrappers! It is very rich in blueberry flavor and the lemon zest used adds a little extra kick of flavor.

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News: New billing system for the Solid Waste Fee in Lynn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELAEASE                                                                   CONTACT: DPW
MARCH 6, 2019                                                                                            781-268-8000

ANNOUNCING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW BILLING SYSTEM

LYNN- The City of Lynn announces the implementation of a new billing and collection system for the Solid Waste Fee that is user friendly and streamlines the process.

“With any new system we can expect some issue’s, all of which can be fixed, please be patient with any issue that may arise as I am certain that issues going forward will be corrected,” said Michael Bertino, Chief Financial Officer.

The bill going out on March 8, 2019 represents the solid waste fee of $90 per unit for the 2019 Calendar year. Residents will have the option of paying in one installment for the calendar year or two installments (one per billing cycle).

There are three abatement options available for residents. Senior, Unoccupied units and Private hauling abatement forms are available in the Collector’s (Room 204 in Lynn City Hall), Assessor’s Room 202 in Lynn City Hall), and DPW offices Works (250 Commercial St.). They are also available on the DPW website. Applications must be timely filed in order to be eligible.

Payments may be made by mail or in person at the Department of Public Works (250 Commercial St.) or Collector’s Office (Room 204 in Lynn City Hall). Interest on late payments will accrue from the due date at a rate of 8% per annum. Any amounts remaining unpaid after the due date may be placed as a lien on the next tax bill and/or subject to all collection procedures permitted by law.

The balances from the previous year are not reflected in this current bill statement. Any amounts still outstanding from the 2018 bills will be collected separately from this new billing system.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Department of Public Works at (781) 268-8000.

LCTV wins 3 awards in state-wide video competition

LCTV wins Mass. Creator Awards for all three nominations at the annual event, held at ICON Nightcclub in Boston on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.

From LCTV’s Lynn Uncovered series, Beyond Walls Underpass Lighting won best in Civic Engagement and Brian “Pistols” topped the Short Format category.  A piece on local boxers training for the Olympic team won in Sports.

Staff members Mukala Kabongo & Koeun Neak attended the event. The duo was responsible for the winning entries, with Koeun producing the Lynn Uncovered episodes and both working on the boxing training video.

Currently Koeun is working on a new episode of Lynn Uncovered featuring Faces of Lynn creator Cinda Danh, which is due out soon. Mukala is producer for both our bi-weekly news show & “After The Whistle”, a weekly sports commentary show.

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What’s Cooking? | Skillet Pasta – Ep. 6

On this episode of our “What’s Cooking?” Chef Dave makes pumpkin a skillet pasta. Growing up with an Italian mother, I had pasta of all sorts all time. It got to the point that I became a little sick of it. For the longest time I didn’t want to have any sort of pasta, but then decided to give this recipe a try.

Something about this specific combination of ingredients made me love it. Now this dish is on my regular rotation and is made quite frequently. It also goes well with some garlic bread, for the sauce you don’t eat with the pasta.

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LCTV Finalist For 2018 MA Creator Awards!

LCTV is proud to announce that we are finalists for 3 awards at the MassAccess MA Creator Awards! Two episodes of Lynn Uncovered & a short on boxers training for the Olympic team are finalists in their categories for this award honoring the best media creators in MA.

This awards ceremony is organized by MassAccess, a member-based advocacy group for community media centers in Massachusetts. MassAccess works to network centers with each other,help pass legislation intended to help improve services, and more. Lynn Community TV is a long-time member of this organization, and is proud to support their efforts.

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YouTube Recommendation: Most sitcoms look the same…why?

If you watch a lot of TV you may notice that sitcoms all tend to look the same. This has to do with the placement of lights on set.

Karl Freund was an innovative filmmaker in the 20s & 30s, but eventually he took on the challenge of lighting television shows with a 3-camera setup. Freund also used cameras on dollies & microphones throughout, among others. He started with “I Love Lucy”, and his techniques are still used today.

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News | Lynn Eligible for Federal Aid For Roadway & Safety Improvements citywide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/19/18
CONTACT: Elizabeth Gervacio | 617-304-3068

MASSDOT APPROVES TRANSPORTATION FUNDING ELIGIBILTY FOR LYNN
MAYOR MCGEE NOTIFIED LYNN IS ELIGIBLE FOR $59 MILLION IN FEDERAL AID FOR ROADWAY AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS CITYWIDE

Mayor Thomas M. McGee was recently notified by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) that three projects in the City of Lynn have been approved as eligible for $59 million in Federal Aid highway funding. Following a comprehensive application process MassDOT’s Highway Division’s Project Review Committee (PRC) evaluated each project submitted by the City and determined that all three projects are eligible for funding.

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Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero – Screening on January 14, 2019 at LCTV!

The next movie in our FREE Paramount Film Screening Series will be “Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero”! This film was decided by a poll voted on by the public.

This is the second animated film based on Batman: The Animated Series, after Mask of the Phantasm. Characters from the series reprise their roles, and the film won the Annie Award for Best Home Video Animation.

This movie starts at 7PM, is free, and there will be refreshments available for free as well! We will be playing the film in our studio at 181 Union Street in Downtown Lynn.

Check out the Facebook event by clicking here.


The Paramount Film Series is named in honor of the Paramount Theater, which used to sit at the same location that LCTV occupies today. On the second Monday of each month LCTV will screen a different film for free at 7PM, with doors opening at 6:30PM.

Every month we will pick a theme for the next screening and before the film play three movies that fit that theme. The public can then vote and decide which movie plays next!

Annual Lynn Christmas Eve parade route (with map)!

Every year the annual Christmas Eve Parade goes on a 23–mile journey through the City of Lynn. The parade was started in 1986 by Rich Viger and John’s Oil. Rich Viger passed away on Jan. 24, 2013, but a dedicated committee keeps the parade running every year.

The parade will begin at 5pm from Austin Sq. and follow the traditional route. See the detailed route and estimated times below, via our interactive map. On the night of be sure to follow their Facebook page (by clicking here) for updates as to where they are.

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