Author: Allysha Dunnigan

Past & Present

Responders to Ground Zero reflect on 20 years

Those who responded to the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001 still remember the devastation, smells, chaos, and heartbreak that filled Manhattan.  Killing 2,977 people, including Swampscott resident Robert Jalbert, the attacks hit close to home for many.  Several Swampscott residents traveled to New York City to assist shortly after the […]

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People & Places

Mounting a comeback

At the beginning of the pandemic, the Rev. Dr. Victoria Weinstein ― who has been the Unitarian Universalist Church Of Greater Lynn’s minister since 2013 ― was on sabbatical and home between travels.  As the news came in about the COVID-19 contagion, cancellations and closures, she called the congregation’s board president, who said that staffers […]

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Life & Style

Bringing the ends to the middle

The political spectrum is broader than ever with conservatives on one end and liberab Democrats like Bob Scheier on the other. Scheier wants both ends to meet in the middle.  Scheier thinks he has a way to soar above the social and mainstream media storm swirling around former president Donald Trump and fueled by the […]

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