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Lynn residents, businesses invited to ‘city summit’

Lynn residents and business owners have a chance to voice their thoughts on a variety of city issues. On Saturday, Nov. 16, a “Lynn City Summit” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Shore Community College’s Lynn campus, 300 Broad St.

The event, free and open to all, is being organized by the office of Mayor Thomas M. McGee, the City Council, local organizations Impact Lynn and the Lynn Business Partnership, and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council. City officials call the event an opportunity to learn about, weigh in, and take action on important issues facing Lynn.

The event will feature a “Community Conversations” workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring discussion of transportation, arts, and culture, economic development, housing, public health and safety, and education. It will be followed by an open house exhibit and resource fair from 1 to 3 p.m. The drop-in fair will also include a free raffle.

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For more information, visit www.ci.lynn.ma.us, e-mail lynnsummit@mapc.org, or call 617-933-0769.

John Laidler can be reached at laidler@globe.com.