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June 19, 2017

FLNB received a $3500 grant from Save the Harbor/Save Better Beaches Award on Saturday, June 3, 2017.
Left to Right:
Patricia Foley (President SHSB), Tiffany Bevis (FLNB Board), Robert Tucker (President FLNB),
Susan Hamilton (DCR) and Joe Newman (Chairman SHSB Board).

May 19, 2017



The Boston Globe Article: "Beach lovers cry foul" lays bare some news regarding how state budget cuts are directly affecting the ongoing cleanup of Lynn and Nahant Beaches. Give it a read, and get your boots ready for the next beach cleanup day!

May 13, 2017

Please join the Metropolitan Beaches Commission for a Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 30 from 6-8 PM at the Lynn Museum/LynnArts to discuss the state of the region’s public beaches in Lynn, Swampscott, and Nahant.
The hearing will include:

  • Updates from Save the Harbor/ EEA’s Beach Science Advisory Committee on planned improvements to water quality on King’s Beach.
  • Updates from DCR on plans to remove algae this summer.
  • Updates from the Friends of Lynn and Nahant Beach on summer program expansion.
  • Updates from the Commission on the FY2018 DCR Budget for the Metropolitan Beaches.
  • Following the updates, Commission Co-Chairs Sen. Tom McGee of Lynn and Rep. RoseLee Vincent of Revere, representatives of DCR and EEA, and the members of the Commission look forward to hearing from you.

See you on May 30th, because you love your beach!
Lynn Museum/LynnArts
590 Washington St.
Lynn, MA 01901

Parking is available at the museum parking lot, on the street in front, or at the MBTA parking lot across the street.

May 11, 2017

April 29, 2017

The Friends participated in the Lynn Family Engagement Fair at the Thurgood Marshall Middle School.
Check out the photos on the photoIndex page, or here.


April 21, 2017

Photo from April 12 FLNB Meeting. Discussion was on DCR to continue the algae removal program, something that is in jeopardy come July 1 because of budget cuts.
For more information, please check out the related ItemLive.com article.


Pictured (L-R): Seated Bruce Berman, President SavetheHarbor/SavetheBay, Sen. McGee, Rep. Crighton, Rep. Cahill,
DCR Commissioner Leo Roy, Robert Tucker President FLNB

February 13, 2017

Item Live Article: Friends grant gives students a chance to study the sea