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Ice Bucket Challenge continues to thrive Licensing Board asked

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By Christopher Roberson

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State Rep. Paul Tucker (left) and State Sen. Joan Lovely (right) poured the first of two buckets of ice water on ALS patient Kathryne McKenna (center) during the Aug. 24 Ice Bucket Challenge event in Chelsea. (Advocate Photo by Christopher Roberson)

By Christopher Roberson

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hree years after millions of Americans began pouring buckets of ice water over their heads to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Kathryne McKenna, who has spent the past two years battling the disease, continues to be a proponent of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. On Aug. 24, McKenna was drenched with two gallon-size buckets of ice water during an event that she organized at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea.

“Our star today is Kathryne McKenna, she spearheaded this idea,” said Sharon Loveridge, the center’s activity services director. The first bucket was from McKenna’s childhood friends State Rep. Paul Tucker and State. Sen. Joan Lovely, while the second gallon was courtesy of her older brother Robert. “It’s amazing what a few plastic buckets could do when this thing went viral,” said Tucker, adding that his son and Peter Frates, reportedly the innovator of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, were classmates at

St. John’s Preparatory School. Lovely said the Ice Bucket Challenge will continue to be a late-summer event. “It’s international now, every August until there is a cure,” she said. “What they’ve done is nothing short of amazing.” Prior to being diagnosed with ALS in 2015, McKenna had worked as a flight attendant, an assistant to Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan and as a physical therapy assistant for Lahey Healthcare. A second ALS patient, Steven

CHALLENGE | SEE PAGE 7

n response to the rise in the number of alcohol-related medical calls in downtown Peabody, Police Sgt. David Bonfanti went before the Licensing Board with a request for assistance. He asked the board to send out a letter warning package stores about the consequences of selling alcohol to someone who is already inebriated. “One of the questions when you arrest someone for OUI [Operating Under the Influence] is ‘Where did you get your last drink?’” said Bonfanti. He said that, thus far, his officers have not been able to identify which stores are the repeat offenders. Bonfanti said that a letter from the board would have the desired effect. “That way we can also hold the establishment accountable,” he said. In response, the board voted unanimously to send the additional correspondence to every alcohol license holder in the city. “It’s ultimately someone walking into a package store intoxicated,” said Member Deborah Baglio. “The business has to take some liability, because we would hold a restaurant liable.” Bonfanti asked if the warning letters could be sent before October when the liquor license renewal letters usually go out. “We have events coming up and I don’t want to see them ruined,” he said, adding

that the East End Veterans Memorial Park on Walnut Street has become a hotbed for public drinking. In other news, Karen Scorez was on hand to represent the Peabody Coffee House on behalf of her husband William who was away on Cape Cod. During the past several months, the board had become frustrated with the closed establishment, as a business timeline as well as an application for a change of officers, directors and managers had not been filed. Communication from the restaurant had also come to a standstill, and board members said the establishment’s liquor license had continued to go unused. Therefore, the board had insisted that representatives from the coffee house attend the Aug. 28 meeting. However, Attorney John Keilty sent notification that that date would not be possible. The hearing has now been rescheduled for Sept. 11. While addressing the board, Scorez said there are currently “two or three” individuals who are interested in purchasing the property at 59 Walnut St. Although Scorez said she had “no interest and no information,” Member Frederick Murtaugh was not satisfied.“We were never notified; it’s long overdue, something’s got to be done,” he said. “Someone’s got to get the message to William Scorez; this has been going on for a year and four months.”

City schools to receive $196K for early education and care By Christopher Roberson

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rograms under the umbrella of early education and care will be getting a $196,418 infusion, as Peabody was recently chosen as a partial recipient of a $46 million state grant. “As part of our commitment to early education, we are proud to announce more than $46 million to help strengthen early education services and programs for young children and their families in cities and towns across Massachusetts,” said Gov. Charlie Baker in a written statement. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito said the funds will provide teachers with

the support they need to be successful. “Our administration is pleased to issue these awards that equip early education and care programs and teachers with the resources they need to provide high‐quality care and enrichment for their students,”she said. “The $46 million in funding will go a long way in providing quality early education and care for families in every corner of the Commonwealth.” Thomas Weber, commissioner of early education and care, echoed the sentiments of Baker and Polito. “The services and supports

that these initiatives provide to the early education and care field are critical to helping them positively impact the lives of Massachusetts’ youngest learners,” he said. “Increasing the capacity of our early childhood workforce to foster children’s learning and healthy development strengthens families and our communities.” In April, the Baker‐Polito Administration put forward a six-percent increase in the state’s early education budget, the largest since 2007, for the purpose of “increasing quality for early education and care for low-income families.”

Education Secretary James Peyser lauded the benefits that the new increase has brought forward. “Our underlying theme in early education is focused on quality, and in particular, on the workforce as the lever by which we are going to improve outcomes for children,” he said. School Committee Member Brandi Carpenter said the money will be used for the Coordinated Family and Community program, which continues to grow. “It covers more than just Peabody,” she said. However, Carpenter said she would still like to see higher

teacher salaries as well. “I believe that while the increase is welcome for the state and Peabody, our early childhood educators across the nation are the lowest paid professionals working with the most vulnerable, needy, valuable and important person in that family’s life,” she said, adding that the overhead costs of early education are astronomical. “Most early child educators earn less than fast food workers, leaving the person that cares for your child living close to the poverty level – yet you pay them probably more than half of your paycheck.”


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Lowell Street man killed in retaining wall collapse By Christopher Roberson

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t about 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 28, resident Wilson Lobao, 76, went outside to clear some brush behind his home at 327 Lowell St., however, he never returned. As the hours passed, Lobao’s wife Peggy sensed something was very wrong and notified police at 3:53 p.m.

According to police, a retaining wall had given way, which caused “several large boulders” to land on top of Lobao. He was found in the vicinity of Proctor Brook and was pronounced dead later that night. In addition, large pieces of equipment were needed to remove the boulders to reach Lobao’s body. To keep traffic out of the

area, the Department of Public Works set up detours at the intersections of Summit Street and Lowell Street, Northshore Road and Lowell Street as well as the Route 128 southbound ramp and Lowell Street. Carrie Kimball-Monahan, spokesman for the Essex District Attorney’s Office, said foul play is not suspected at this time.

SOUNDS OF PEABODY Exciting September ahead for Peabody

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he Fourth Annual City Council Charity Softball Game will be played at 6 p.m. on Sept. 1 at Ross Park (32 Johnson St.). The game will feature the Peabody City Council taking on the Salem City Council. The Peabody councillors have won the game, which is held in both Peabody and Salem, for the past three years. Admission is free; however, donations will be accepted to benefit Haven from Hunger. The Peabody and Lynnfield Police Departments will be playing a charity softball game to strikeout cancer on Monday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. at Emerson Park in Peabody. Peabody Main Streets will be hosting a Pop-Up Pub Block Party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 8, with live entertainment from rock/dance band Red Square. Food will be available for purchase from Bella & Harvey and The NexMex Thing. Also, Ipswich Ale will have a cash bar for those who are 21 or older. The event will be held on Chestnut Street next to City Hall. Admission is $5. The Progeria International Race for Research will be held on Sept. 9 at the Leather City Common. Registration opens at 7:45 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. The event will include a two-mile walk/run and a 5K road race. The Friends of The Peabody Dog Park will be hosting the 2nd Annual Peabody Dog Festival on Sept. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. The event will be held at Emerson Park at 34 Perkins St. The 7th Annual Coast to the Cure Bike Ride will be held on Sept. 9 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., beginning and ending at Stage Fort Park (24 Hough St. in Gloucester). The ride will feature three routes ranging between 24 and 100 miles. There is a $50 entry fee and a minimum fundraising requirement of $150. All proceeds will help fund research for neurofibromatosis. For additional information, contact Diana Flahive at dflahive@nfincne.org. The 34th Annual International Festival and Kids Day will be held on Sept. 10 from noon to 6 p.m. in Peabody Square. The city’s Preliminary Election will be held on Sept. 12. The 2nd Annual Pop-Up Dinner Party will be held on Sept. 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the East End of Veterans Memorial Park on Walnut Street. DJ Kevin Angelli will be on hand to

provide the evening’s entertainment. Admission is $30. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at the Mayor’s Office, the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce at 30 Main St. or online at http://www.peabodychamber.com.

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eabody Main Streets will be hosting the 4th Annual Antique Car Show and Craft Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 7. There is no charge for admission and the event will be held on Main Street between Foster and Washington Streets.

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Annual International Festival to be held September 10

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ayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. is pleased to announce that Peabody’s 34th annual International Festival will take place on Sunday, September 10 from 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Main Street and Peabody Square. Free and open to the public, the Festival showcases Peabody’s rich ethnic diversity and strong community

spirit. Visitors can sample cuisine from around the world while visiting some 65 booths hosted by various restaurants, churches and other community organizations. In addition, guests can visit the International Festival Galleria on Foster Street where artwork by some of the North Shore’s most talented artists

will be on display. There will also be music and dance entertainment on two stages throughout the day. “The International Festival is the largest celebration of its kind on the North Shore,” said Mayor Bettencourt. “Each year, tens of thousands of peo-

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MAYOR ANNOUNCES RELIEF FUND FOR HOUSTON

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ayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. has announced that the City of Peabody has established a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund in response to the thousands of people in the Houston area that are suffering from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. Donations generated by the Peabody fund will be sent to the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund established by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. The proceeds from the Houston-based fund will go directly to rescue and relief efforts in the area. “Our thoughts in Peabody are with the people of Houston and the state of Texas,”said Mayor Bettencourt. “Our entire community will lend a helping hand to those that have been affected by this disaster. In a time like this, any amount of help goes a long way.” Mayor Bettencourt said that his office has received numerous calls and inquiries from Peabody residents asking how they can support the relief efforts in Houston. Those interested in making a donation should visit www.peabody-ma.gov. In the upper righthand corner click on “Online Payment Center.” From there

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~ Candidate Profile ~

Quadros-Lopez running for Portuguese and Latino families By Christopher Roberson

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n her push for a seat on the seven-member School Committee, Linda Quad-

ros-Lopez is looking forward to representing Peabody’s Portuguese and Latino populations. “I speak Portuguese and some Spanish and I can

relate to some of the issues that they may be concerned with,” she said. “I feel that sets me apart from the other candidates.”

Linda Quadros-Lopez Although Quadros-Lopez said she has not run for an elected position in the past, she has held a number of leadership positions in the private sector. “I know how to improve and what to focus on to make our schools better,” she said. “I have a passion for seeing improvements in my city through the school system.” Having attended the Peabody Public Schools from kindergarten through 11th grade, Quadros-Lopez said she has become acutely aware of the district’s shortfalls. “I want to be a part of our school system; as a new mom, I worry about the direction that our schools have been taking,” she said. “I want to be a change agent and I feel called to get involved in local government and be a voice for the community.” Quadros-Lopez citied subpar test scores and a lack of financing as the district’s two biggest obstacles. “I believe

that there are lots of low-income people and that affects learning at times. I would like to address that and look at ways to help our students get an equally excellent education,” she said. “Our test scores are low and I would like to look at better ways to teach our students so they are testing better and retaining what they learn better.” Quadros-Lopez also said the bubble sheets of old should be phased out. “I would love to see less of a focus on standardized testing and more of a focus on individual needs, critical thinking and creativity,” she said. Looking back on the budget season for fiscal year 2018, Quadros-Lopez said she was “upset” that funding never surfaced for additional guidance counselors. However, she maintained that school officials and Mayor Edward Bettencourt “did their best to pass a good budget.” During her time on the campaign trail, Quadros-Lopez said, she has noticed that for voters, having first-time candidates on the ballot is a breath of fresh air. “I enjoy meeting people in my community as well as meeting other city elected officials,” she said. “I have learned that you need to get out there and just meet and listen to as many people as possible.”

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~ Candidate Profile ~

O’Neill is one of three candidates for Ward 6 seat By Christopher Roberson

get our message out by walking door to door in the neighborhoods,” he said. “The voters of Ward 6 really want to meet a candidate in person to get a sense of who they are as people.” Despite not knowing Geom-

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ecognizing the need for “strong and independent” representation, Mark O’Neill decided to make a bid for Ward 6 councillor, running against fellow challengers Michael Geomelos and Margaret Tierney. A Ward 6 resident since 1972 and a product of the Peabody Public Schools, O’Neill said he has worked in the private sector for 25 years. “I grew up in this ward and want to make sure others have the same opportunities that I did as a youngster,” he said. As a result of his work in the private sector, O’Neill has extensive experience in formulating budgets, conducting negotiations and analyzing contracts. “Good communication skills, which includes being a good listener, will help if I am fortunate to be elected to the City Council,” said O’Neill. In addition, he has spent a considerable amount of time working with youth sports teams as well as in other volunteer work. A first-time candidate, O’Neill said he is concerned about the proposed Birch-

elos or Tierney very well, O’Neill remains confident that Ward 6 voters will remember him when they go to the polls in September and November. With three candidates vying for one seat, Ward 6 will be the only ward in which a prelim-

inary election will be necessary. The two winners will then advance to the Nov. 7 General Election. O’Neill and his wife, Tracey, reside on Antrim Road with their two children, Caroline and Joseph.

Mark O’Neill wood Estates development. “The Planning Board is currently reviewing this proposal, but I intend on working to ensure that the development does not have an adverse effect on its neighbors,” he said, adding that traffic, noise and flooding could all be exacerbated if the project is approved. “We have had some tough winters in recent years and I know residents are hoping that we can get some of the more damaged streets repaired.” O’Neill said significant progress has been made in his run for City Council; however, the time for rest is anything but close. “We are working hard to

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earn Beyond the Basics of Facebook at the Peabody Institute Main Library (82 Main St., Peabody) Second Floor Technology Lab on Friday, September 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Learn some of the hidden tips and tricks to becoming a Facebook power user. We’ll talk about advanced privacy options, managing themes and friends, scheduling posts, accessing your account offline and archiving/ downloading your information, how to block ads and perform advanced searches, fun extras and more. This class is intended for active Facebook users. Please bring your Facebook log-in to class. If you

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have your own device, please indicate what you will bring at sign up. The library has five available laptops for use during class.

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North Sea Gas Concert at the Peabody Institute Library

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Peabody Institute Main Library (82 Main St., Peabody), second

floor Technology Lab on Tuesday, September 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Presented by Amy Schram of the Better Business Bureau, this program will cover the most common scams and frauds currently circulating in the community, the major “red flags” to watch out for and the precautionary steps we can take to protect ourselves from falling victim. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions to ask the expert. Schram has been with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2011 and is responsible for educating the public at large and fostering the business and consumer relationship. Prior to joining BBB, she traveled throughout New England as a motivational speaker for Monster’s Making It Count programs. She has previously performed in the Entertainment department at the Walt Disney Company and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emerson College. This program is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required. For more information and to register, please call (978) 531-0100 x 24 or register online at www.peabodylibrary.org.

he Peabody Institute Library is pleased to announce that Scottish folk band North Sea Gas will perform as part of the library’s annual Fall Concert Series. The concert will be held on Monday, September 25 at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, which is located at 82 Main St. in Peabody. Known for great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies, North Sea Gas is one of Scotland’s most popular folk bands. Guitars, mandolin, fiddle, bouzouki, harmonica, whistles, bodhrans, banjo and good humor are all part of the entertainment. The band has received Gold and Silver Disc awards from the Scottish Music Industry Association and regularly has sold out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. North Sea Gas has released 19 albums, “Fire in the Glen” being the most recent, and the members are constantly adding new material to their shows. Their prior album, “The Fire and the Passion of Scot-

land,” won the 2013 Album of the Year award from Celtic Radio in the United States as well as first place in the “Jigs and Reels” category for the set of tunes on the album. All of their previous albums continue to be very popular with fans all over the world, as evidenced by the Scottish Music Industry Association awarding four awards in October 2014: for “Dark Island” (gold), “Lochanside” (silver), “Glencoe Massacre” (silver) and “Edinburgh Toon” (silver). In 2016 three more silver awards came: for “Rosslyn,” “Tak a Dram Afore Ye Go” and “The Fire and the Passion of Scotland.” For more information and to reserve your seat, please call 978-531-0100 ext. 10, or register online at http://www.peabodylibrary.org. This event is part of the library’s annual Fall Concert Series, which is generously supported by the McCarthy Family Foundation and the Peabody Institute Library Foundation.

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n Online Privacy & Digital Safety event will be held at the Peabody Institute Main Library (82 Main St., Peabody) Second Floor Technology Lab on Tuesday, September 12 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Join us for a discussion of best practices for digital safety and protecting your privacy online. Topics will include browsers, digital tracking, secure networks, evaluating websites, passwords, avoiding scams, managing social media settings, tips for mobile apps, and other ways to stay safe while using the

Internet. This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information or to reserve your free spot, please go to www.peabodylibrary.org, call 978-531-3100 or stop by in person.


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State Rep. Paul Tucker (second from left) got a little damp himself during the Aug. 24 Ice Bucket Challenge event in Chelsea.

CHALLENGE | FROM PAGE 1 Saling, addressed the crowd using his computer, as he can no longer speak. He said there is a real sense of hope in the new drug Radicava, which was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) four months ago. It is the first ALS treatment option to receive FDA approval since Ri-

luzole got the green light in 1995. The development of Radicava was funded by the $100 million in donations that the ALS Association received during the first weeks of the Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014. In contrast, the association received a total of $19.4 million throughout all of 2013. Although there is still no cure for ALS, Radicava has

been proven to slow the debilitating effects of the disease. Therefore, Saling lauded the tremendous level of attention that was created by the Ice Bucket Challenge. “I no longer have to say ‘Lou Gehrig’s disease’ to get a flicker of recognition,” he said, adding that patients should focus on living with ALS rather than dying from ALS.

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State Rep. Paul Tucker (left) with ALS patient Kathryne McKenna during the Aug. 24 Ice Bucket Challenge event in Chelsea.

In addition to being an Eagle Scout and a landscape architect for 13 years, Saling cofounded of the ALS Resident Initiative, a program designed to “restore the freedom and independence that disease and injury has so cruelly taken from the physically disabled.” Saling urged everyone to also take part in the Walk for Living, which is scheduled for

8 a.m. on Oct. 1 at the Center for Living, which is located at 165 Captains Row in Chelsea. Every year, approximately 6,000 Americans receive the devastating news that they have the disease, according to the ALS Association. Once they are diagnosed, patients generally have three to 10 years to live.

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Final City of Peabody Summer Concert features WildFire

Residents eagerly watch WildFire perform at the last summer concert of the year at Leather City Common.

Michael Tierney of Salem (left) and Mary Guilmette Peabody.

Annette Louizos of Salem (left) with her dog Daisy and Len White of Lynn.

Scott Hochman of Peabody (left) and Camille Bresnahan of Salem.

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Fall HS teams gearing up for season

Members of the Peabody boys’ soccer team do pre-practice laps around the field on Tuesday. (Advocate photos by Greg Phipps)

Members of the BF field hockey team get their laps in before Tuesday’s practice.

Bishop Fenwick boys’ soccer head coach Tony Enos gives players some instruction at Tuesday’s practice.

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all sports teams at Peabody High School and Bishop Fenwick were busy practicing early this week in preparation for their upcoming 2017 seasons. Several squads were still in the process of determining their final rosters. Some teams open play next

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The Nutritionist Corner

Snack Time!

By Anna Tourkakis, Nutritionist Tasty snacks to keep energy up and mind focused. A recent magazine cover touted “20 best snacks ever”. I eagerly flipped the pages to get some ideas. Instead I found a list of supermarket shelf products of chips and snack bars. Not my idea of a “best snack ever”. Snacks are a great opportunity to energize in-between meals. Preparing your own homemade snacks can add nutrient rich foods. Healthy snacks that also contain fiber-rich whole grains and protein can give lasting energy. Steer clear of highly processed snacks. Such as chips, candy and even many types of crackers are filled with added sugar, salt and saturated fat. The combination of these ingredients

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is designed to make us crave more and over eat. Yet with a little creativity, it’s easy to whip up some nutritious and tasty snacks. If you are going more than 5 hours between meals or find you are ravenous at meal times, a snack in-between is needed to prevent from getting over hungry. Start by replacing less healthy snacks with healthier foods and beverages. Snack ideas Have a plan for your snacks. Make a snack a mini meal. Begin with nutritious components, which would include: a protein source, a fruit or vegetable and/ or a grain. Here are some ideas: Crunchy snack; • Almond butter or peanut butter with whole grain crackers • Whole wheat crackers with nuts and fruits • Cereal, low sugar (6 grams or less), with fruit and milk Savory snack: • Toast with egg

• Hummus with whole grain crackers • Whole grain crackers with string cheese Sweet snack: • Banana mixed into plain yogurt and sprinkled with 1 tablespoon of mini dark chocolate chips • Graham crackers drizzled with a tablespoon of honey and chocolate milk • Homemade granola fruit square (recipe below) Make it fun As your student gets more involved in the school year keep up with the nutrition supply. Good nutrition has been found to be an imperative piece of overall performance at any age. Advertising may make the supermarket shelf snacks appealing. Don’t be tempted - healthier homemade snacks are fun to prepare and delicious to eat. Bring Eating From Within to your workplace! Contact me to learn more about my corporate wellness programs.

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hese homemade fruit and nut squares are a healthy combination of whole grain oats and nuts. Fresh blueberries and an assortment of dried fruits add a touch of sweetness and colorful variety to start the school year off right. • 1 cup old-fashioned oats or quick oats, uncooked (not instant) • 1/4 cup almonds • 1/4 cup walnuts • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon • 1/2 tsp. baking powder • 1/4 tsp. salt • 1/4 cup canola oil • 1/4 cup honey, softened by placing the jar in a pan of water over low heat • 1/4 cup brown sugar • 1/2 tsp. vanilla • 2 eggs • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries • 1/2 cup combination raisins, dried cranberries and dried cherries • Cooking spray Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Line 9-inch square baking dish with aluminum foil and leave 2-inches of foil hanging over edges.

3. In large nonstick skillet over medium heat stir oats, nuts and seeds and toast for 6-8 minutes. Set aside to cool. When cool, in food processor, pulse mixture until coarse. Avoid making the mixture too fine. 4. In mixing bowl combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder and salt. Whisk until blended. Set aside. 5. In another mixing bowl combine oil, honey, sugar, vanilla and eggs and mix well. Stir in flour

mixture until just combined. Gently add oat mixture, fresh blueberries and dried fruit. 6. Lightly coat baking dish with cooking spray. Pour granola batter into dish and spread evenly. Bake until mixture is set, about 25 to 28 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to completely cool. Use overhanging foil to lift granola slab from baking dish to cutting board. Cut into desired size.

Savvy Senior by Jim Miller

Check-In Services That Can Help Seniors Stay Put

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any services you know of that check in on elderly seniors who live alone. I worry about my 84-year-old father falling or having a medical emergency, and not being able to get to the phone to call for help. And he won’t wear a lifeline help-button. Desperate Daughter Dear Desperate, Depending on where your dad lives, there are check-in call services, volunteer visiting programs, and a variety of technology options you can turn to that can help you keep tabs on him. Here are several to check into. Daily Check-in Calls To make sure your dad is OK every day, consider signing him up with a daily check-in call service program. These are telephone reassurance programs run by police or sheriff’s departments in hundreds of counties across the country and are usually provided free of charge. Here’s how they work. A computer automated phone system would call your dad at a designated time each day to check-in. If he answers, the system would assume everything is OK. But if he didn’t pick up or if the call goes to voice mail after repeated tries, you (or whoever his designee is) would get a notification call. If you are not reachable, calls are then made to backup people who’ve also agreed to check on your dad if necessary. The fallback is if no one can be reached, the police or other emergency services personnel will be dispatched to his home. To find out if this service is available in your dad’s community, call his local police department’s nonemergency number. If, however, the police or sheriff’s department in your dad’s community doesn’t provide a daily check-in call program, there are a number of companies you can turn to that offer similar services offered directly to consumers for under $15 per month. Some to check into include the CARE senior calling program (Call-Reassurance.com), CareCheckers (CareCheckers.com) and IAmFine (Iamfine.com). Volunteer Visiting Programs Another option you may also want to investigate is volunteer visiting programs, which are usually run by churches, community groups, or social service agencies. These programs provide volunteers who will visit an older adult in their home usually for an hour or two once a week, providing companionship as well as the reassurance that someone is checking in on a regular basis. They can also alert you if they notice your dad’s health or living conditions start to decline. To find out if these services are available, check with local churches or the area agency on aging near your dad – call the Eldercare Locator at 800-677-1116 for contact information. Technology Solutions Technology also offers a number of ways to help keep your dad safe at home, and help you keep an eye on him from afar. For example, for safety and peace of mind there are medical alert systems, which provide a wearable “help button” that would allow him to call for help anytime he needed it. Some of these systems (like Bay Alarm Medical, BayAlarmMedical.com) also offer wall-mounted buttons that can be placed near the floor in high fall risk areas like the bathroom or kitchen, if he didn’t wear a help button. And to help you keep daily tabs on your dad, there are wireless sensor-monitoring systems (like Silver Mother, Sen. se/silvermother) you could put in his home that will notify you if something out of the ordinary is happening; and video monitoring cameras (like the Nest Cam, Nest.com/camera) that have built-in motion and sound detection that will let you know when something is detected, and two-way audio that will let you talk and listen to him. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of “The Savvy Senior” book.


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Beacon Hill Roll Call By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call reports the percentage of times local representatives voted with their party’s leadership in 2017 through August 25. The votes of the 2017 membership of 34 Republicans were compared with those of GOP House Minority Leader Bradley Jones (R-North Reading). The votes of the 2017 membership of 122 Democrats were compared to House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop). Beacon Hill Roll Call uses 72 votes from the 2017 House session as the basis for this report. This includes all roll calls that were not quorum calls or on local issues. A total of 78 of the 123 Dem-

FESTIVAL | FROM PAGE 3 ple flock to Peabody Square to sample an array of ethic food and enjoy art, music, dance and culture from around the world.” The International Festival’s annual Kids Day celebration will once again take place on the Leather City Common located behind the Peabody Institute Library. Children will be treated to special music and dance performances, a magic act, arts and crafts, a bounce house and much more. The Festival rain date is Sunday, September 17. For further questions, please contact Mary Bellavance at 978-538-5704. International Festival Schedule

ocrats voted with DeLeo 100 percent of the time. That means nearly two-thirds of the Democrats always voted with DeLeo. The Democratic representatives who voted the lowest percentage of times with DeLeo are Reps. Colleen Garry (D-Dracut) who voted with DeLeo only 62.3 percent of the time and Jonathan Zlotnik (D-Gardner) who voted with DeLeo only 68.1 percent of the time. Only four of the 34 GOP members voted with Jones 100 percent of the time. That means only 11.8 percent of the Republicans always voted with Jones. The GOP representatives who voted with Jones the lowest percentage of times are Reps. Susannah Whipps (Independent-Athol) who voted Festival Weekend Launch Party: Friday, September 8, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. – Chestnut Street near City Hall with entertainment, food and spirits. 16th Annual Progeria Race for Research: Saturday, September 9,, 9:00 a.m. – Leather City Common across from AOH Hall. International Festival: Sunday, September 10, 12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m. – Main Street and Peabody Square. Restaurant Week: Sunday, September 10 through Thursday, September 21 – featuring 20 local restaurants offering an appetizer, entrée and dessert for $20.17. Restaurants and menu selections are available at livepeabody.com/restaurantweek.

with Jones only 79.2 percent of the time and Jim Lyons (R-Andover) who voted with Jones only 85.9 percent of the time. REPRESENTATIVES’ PERCENTAGE OF VOTES SUPPORTING THEIR PARTY’S LEADER IN 2017 The percentage next to the representative’s name represents the percentage of times the representative supported his or her party’s leader. The number in parentheses represents the number of times the representative opposed his or her party’s leader. Some representatives voted on all 72 roll call votes. Others missed one or more of the 72 votes. The percentage for each representative is calculated based on the number of roll calls on which he or she voted and does not count the roll calls for which he or she was absent. Rep. Theodore Speliotis 98.6 percent (1) Rep. Thomas Walsh

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98.6 percent (1)

HOW LONG WAS LAST WEEK’S SESSION? Beacon Hill Roll Call tracks the length of time that the House and Senate were in session each week. Many legislators say that legislative sessions are only one aspect of the Legislature’s job and that a lot of important work is done outside of the House and Senate chambers. They note that their jobs also involve committee work, research, constituent work and other matters that are important to their districts. Critics say that the Legislature does not meet regularly or long enough to debate and vote in public view on the thousands of pieces of legislation that have been filed. They note that the infrequency and brief length of sessions are misguided and lead to irresponsible latenight sessions and a mad rush to act on dozens of bills in the

days immediately preceding the end of an annual session. During the week of August 21-25, the House met for a total of 40 minutes while the Senate met for a total of 46 minutes. MON. AUGUST 21 House 11:04 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. Senate 11:05 a.m. to 11:16 a.m. TUES. AUGUST 22 No House session No Senate session WED. AUGUST 23 No House session No Senate session THURS. AUGUST 24 House 11:04 a.m. to 11:38 a.m. Senate 11:06 a.m. to 11:41 a.m. FRI. AUGUST 25 No House session No Senate session Bob Katzen welcomes feedback at bob@beaconhillrollcall.com

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PEABODY PD INCIDENTS & ARRESTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 Bad start, great policy A Jennings Circle resident called police to report that her delivered package containing a $50 pair of pliers was stolen from her front door. She also stated that her son found the empty box in the bushes in her yard. An officer spoke to the victim and was informed that she spoke to Amazon and they would be replacing the item. Not much into botany, neighbor? A North Central Street resident reported to police that their neighbor had driven over their flowers in what was determined to be an ongoing dispute. The officer reported that he will be speaking to the neighbor in the future.

Police were called to The Highlands at Dearborn Road due to a report of six to eight people making noise at the hot tub. Dispatched officers reported the parties had returned to their apartment.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17 Ya never know what you’re going to see A caller from the Central Street housing projects reported seeing a man crawling through the mulch in some bushes. A dispatched officer reported that he was unable to locate anyone.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

Let’s hope he was reading The Peabody Advocate A caller on Veterans Memorial Drive reported that an older white male in a pick-up truck was acting suspicious and recalled the man being arrested several months ago for “having guns.” An officer reported the man was only reading the newspaper.

Lowlife’s extortion attempt fails A woman called police to report that she received a phone call claiming her father was being held for ransom and she was ordered to pay for his release. When the daughter texted her father, she received a reply demanding to pay the money. Police attempted to contact the father’s cellphone for a well-being check but could not make contact. Police discovered the man’s location and reported that he was in good health and would be contacting his daughter.

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A man claiming to run his own radio station reported that he has been getting scammed by a company claiming to collect royalties for musicians and artists whose music he’s been playing. The man stated that the company hasn’t been paying any royalties to the music companies. Lesson learned – the hard way Police were dispatched to a Howard Avenue residence due to a report of a female who ate a marijuana gummy bear and smoked a joint and was stating that she “felt like she was going to die.” The officer reported that medical aid was not needed.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 Hate to yell and run but … An Andover Street resident reported that an unknown male in a small black vehicle pulled into her driveway and began yelling at her, then fled down the road toward Wilson Square. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16 Anthony Saputo, 49, of 4 Joyce Rd., Peabody, was charged with operating under

OBITUA R I E S Frederick A. McDonough, Jr.

ministration, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr., Triangle, VA 22171 in his memory. For guestbook, visit www.ccbfuneral.com

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t 79, of Peabody, MA, Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Husband of Rachelle “Rae” (Rosato) Mc Donough with whom he shared 54 years of marriage, son of the late Frederick A. and Una J. (Linehan) McDonough and was raised in Waltham, MA graduating from St. Mary’s High School. Veteran during the Korean War with the US Marine Corps. Upon his discharge, Fred entered Northeastern University and graduated Cum Laude with a degree in engineering. Fred had been a Vice President of Construction for the NATGUN Corp. in Wakefield, MA for 30 years and traveled extensively throughout the islands prior to his retirement 15 years ago. He had been a member of the Ashrae water engineering society. Fred had been a pilot and loved flying his Cessna aircraft. He is survived by his wife, Rae, a son and daughter-in-law, Atty. Sean and Lisa McDonough

A of North Andover, his precious grandchildren, Emilie and Christopher McDonough of No. Andover, a nephew Conrad Aleckna of Middleton and a niece, Adrien Aleckna of Peabody. He was the half-brother of the late Edward Kinchla. His funeral was held on Saturday, August 26 from the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John’s Church, Peabody. Burial was in Mt. Feake Cemetery, Prospect St., Waltham. Expression of sympathy may be made to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Ad-

Bettie Kaitz

t 94, of Peabody, died Tuesday at Kaplan Family Hospice House. She was the wife of the late Haskell Kaitz. Born in Newton, MA, and a daughter of the late Emmanuel and May Kahan. Prevented by circumstances from going to college right after high school, Bettie began taking Harvard Extension courses. With the encouragement of her husband, she received her BA from Harvard in 1969. Continuing her studies, she earned an MSW degree from Simmons School of Social Work. Bettie worked as a social worker at Lindemann Mental Health Center and then in Chelsea, MA. During her social work career, she founded a successful halfway house, Next Step, and then became a co-founder of Roca in Chel-

OBITUARIES | SEE PAGE 14

the influence of liquor, second offense; with possession of an open container of alcohol in motor vehicle; and with leaving the scene of property damage.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 Caitlyn M. Murphy, 21, of Amesbury, was charged with three counts of shoplifting by concealing merchandise and with malicious destruction of property under $250. Andrew Swanson, 36, of

Lynn, was charged with two counts of assault, with disorderly conduct and with malicious damage to a motor vehicle.

MONDAY, AUGUST 21 Joseph George Britt, 18, of 27 Princeton St., Peabody, was charged with an arrest warrant. Christopher Iascone, 24, of 64 Proctor Cir., Peabody, was charged with an arrest warrant.

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n a recent Board of Hearing decision on August 18, 2017, the Hearing Officer ruled in favor of the MassHealth applicant and did not count the assets of an irrevocable trust for purposes of a MassHealth eligibility determination. MassHealth has recently attempted to argue that a special power of appointment contained in an irrevocable trust allowing the Settlor/Grantor/Donor of the trust to appoint (distribute) the trust principal to a non-profit or charitable organization made the trust corpus countable and therefore placed the assets of the applicant in excess of the $2,000 limit. MassHealth is taking this position due to the recently-decided Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) decision handed down on the Daly and Nadeau cases, wherein the SJC remanded the cases back to MassHealth to allow it the opportunity to determine if such a power would in effect allow the Settlor of such a trust to appoint the trust corpus to a non-profit nursing home and therefore be able to have his or her long-term nursing home expenses paid for with the trust corpus. The hearing officer went

on to say “MassHealth must review the Trust instrument as a whole, and it does not have free rein to create a scenario which may hypothetically allow access to principal, without concern as to whether the action is prohibited by the Trust or contrary to the fiduciary responsibility and duties of the Trustee. What is relevant when determining if there is access to assets held in Trust, is whether, despite language to the contrary, there is a provision that allows the applicant control over trust principal within the language of the Trust itself”. The hearing officer went on further to say “After review, I do not find any provisions in the Trust that establish a set of circumstances that allows the appellant access to principal of the Trust. The provisions highlighted by MassHealth (Trustee discretion to distribute principal to the appellant’s issue (children or grandchildren), the ability of the appellant to remove the Trustee at any time, the Trustee’s power to allocate principal to a charitable organization or the Trustee’s ability to manage the Trust assets) fail to demonstrate how the appellant has access to Trust principal without violating other provisions in the Trust itself”. We need more decisions like this one in order to put an end to the endless meritless attacks by MassHealth with respect to irrevocable trusts. It will be one case at a time.

Joseph D. Cataldo is an estate planning/elder law attorney, Certified Public Accountant, registered investment advisor, AICPA Personal Financial Specialist and holds a masters degree in taxation.


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Copyrighted material previously published in Banker & Tradesman/The Commercial Record, a weekly trade newspaper. It is reprinted with permission from the publisher, The Warren Group. For a searchable database of real estate transactions and property information visit: www.thewarrengroup.com.

R E A L E S TAT E T R A N S AC T I O N S BUYER1

BUYER2

Martignetti, Paul

Martignetti, Elizabeth

Webber, Joann F

Carney, Scott

Carney, Candice Sheehan, Janice A

Winn, David L

Veinot, Daniel N Sheehan, John J Viola, Stephen J Rolon-Godinez, Luis M

Modugno, Melinda D

Diroberto, Joanne Medeiros, Kevin

Medeiros, Jenna R

SELLER1

SELLER2

ADDRESS

CITY

STATE

ZIP

DATE

PRICE

40 Grey Ln

Lynnfield

MA

1940

11.08.2017

$684 040,00

Sheehan, Michael J

Sheehan, Jennifer P

14 Priscilla Rd

Lynnfield

MA

1940

08.08.2017

$600 000,00

Veinot, John L

Veinot, Patricia J

12 Edgemere Rd

Lynnfield

MA

1940

11.08.2017

$450 000,00

Driscoll, John A

Driscoll, Susan J

16 Fletcher Rd

Lynnfield

MA

1940

11.08.2017

$679 900,00

Winn, Joanne G

19 Eisenhower Rd

Peabody

MA

1960

11.08.2017

$589 000,00

Rabb RT

Rabinovitch, Irene

3 Earley Rd

Peabody

MA

1960

07.08.2017

$442 500,00

ARC RT

Carlucci, Anthony R

9 Ledgewood Way #6

Peabody

MA

1960

10.08.2017

$325 000,00

King, James A

King, Lorraine D

20 Ruth Ave

Peabody

MA

1960

08.08.2017

$432 000,00

Najarian, David

Gilligan, Michael R

Gilligan, Nicole A

274 Lowell St

Peabody

MA

1960

10.08.2017

$370 000,00

Deoliveira, Clesio G

197 Lowell Street RT

Mandragouras, Anna E

197 Lowell St

Peabody

MA

1960

08.08.2017

$500 000,00

Makhene, Lebelo

Santos, Jessica

Garcia, Cirilo A

10 Northend St

Peabody

MA

1960

08.08.2017

$553 000,00

Alphen, Justin

Alphen, Wendy

Duarte, Ricardo L

Sousa, Samantha M

Nardone, Andrew Kusch, Ronald

Hagstrom, Kaitlin

Bailey, Michael

Ackerman, Rachel

12 Proctor St

Peabody

MA

1960

08.08.2017

$360 000,00

Lynch, Karen A

4 Lincoln Pl

Peabody

MA

1960

10.08.2017

$465 000,00

Bright Investment Props

38 Columbia Blvd

Peabody

MA

1960

07.08.2017

$385 000,00

17 Longview Way

Peabody

MA

1960

11.08.2017

$335 000,00

Tang, Shuet M

Birch Hollow LLC

Gibbs, Allan

Nickola, Nancy F

284 Lynn St

Peabody

MA

1960

09.08.2017

$130 000,00

Parks, Natasha

Nika, Artan

8 Walnut St #420

Peabody

MA

1960

09.08.2017

$282 000,00

Baker, Shelley R

A&T RT

41 Pyburn Rd #41

Lynnfield

MA

1940

09.08.2017

$650 000,00

Virgilio, Anthony


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O B I TUAR IE S OBITUARIES | FROM PAGE 12 sea, Roca has grown to serve 21 communities with the mission “to disrupt the cycle of incarceration and poverty by helping young people transform their lives.” She is survived by two sons, Merrill Kaitz and his wife Kim Cheongzo of Rockport, MA and Gary Marshall of Seattle, WA, and by 1 grandson, Jonah Kaitz and his wife Ari Fleisher. She also leaves her brothers-in-law Alan Kaitz and Harold Levine. In addition to her dear husband Haskell, she was preceded in death by her sister Sadie Meltzer. Funeral Services were held on Monday, August 28 in Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, Canyon. Burial in Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Stanetsky Hymanson Memorial Chapel Salem, MA 781-581-2300

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Stephen A. Gorewitz

t 68, of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Peabody &

directions, please go to: www. goldmanfc.com Goldman Funeral Chapel, Malden 1-800982-3717

A Dorchester. Entered Eternal Rest on August 24, 2017. Devoted husband of Roberta “Bobbie” (Baker) Gorewitz. Beloved father of Alyson & her husband Pedro Sanches and Geoffrey & his wife Karen Gorewitz. Cherished grandfather of Dale Cushman, Angel Gorewitz, Alexander Sanches and Lucas Sanches. Dear brother of the late Louis Gorewitz. Graveside services were held at Temple Emmanuel Cemetery, Wakefield, on Monday, August 28. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For online condolences and

PUBLIC NOTICE Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Division of Wetlands and Waterways, Northeast Regional Office, 205B Lowell Street, Wilmington, MA 01887, Tel. 978-694-3200. Notice is given that a Request for an Amended Superseding Order of Conditions for the Ira Audi Inventory Lot located at 0 Andover Street in Peabody, MA (DEP File #055-0387) is before the Department for review. Additional information may be obtained from MassDEP or from Wetlands Preservation, Inc., 47 Newton Road, Plaistow, NH, 03865 at (603) 382-3435. Written comments should be sent to MassDEP Northeast Regional Office, Division of Wetlands and Waterways, 205B Lowell Street, Wilmington, MA 01887 within twenty-one days of this notice. The public comment period closes on September 22, 2017.

Lillian (Kantrovitz) Goldin

t 101, of Peabody, formerly of Swampscott, died Wednesday at Continuing Care at Brooksby Village. Born in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Nathan and Etta (Zacuto) Kantrovitz. She was the beloved wife of the late Hyman Goldin with whom she shared 73 years of marriage; the devoted mother of Stephen and his wife, Ulla Danielsson-Goldin of Stockholm, Sweden, Jonathan Goldin and his daughter Gabriella Goldin of Amherst, Nan Goldin of Berlin and New York and the late Barbara Goldin; the cherished grandmother of Simon and the great grandmother of Lee; the loving sister of the late Sue Koritz, George Buckler, Israel and Gabe Kantrovitz and Ben Buckler. Funeral Services were held on Friday, August 25 at Brooksby Village, Peabody. Burial was in Sharon Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions in Lillian’s memory may be made to the Barbara Holly Goldin Scholarship Fund created by Hyman & Lillian Goldin at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W. 67th St., New York, NY 10023. For further information and to register in the online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website. Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, Salem www.stanetskyhymansonsalem.com

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t 90, passed away Sunrise Living in Peabody on August 26. Teresa was born in Everett on September 3, 1926 one of 4 children of the late James and Margaret (Lucas) Flynn. Teresa was a life-long Everett resident until moving the Sunrise Senior Living Facility in Peabody. Teresa attended the Everett Public Schools and after graduation she work

for Gillette Company in Boston for 40 years. Teresa was an avid golfer and she loved to travel. Teresa was the beloved sister of Margaret Sylva of Everett, and the late James Flynn Jr and Eleanor Powers. Teresa was the dear aunt of 11 nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were held ill be on Thurs-

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WEST PEABODY - $385,000

LYNNFIELD - $799,900

MIDDLETON - $739,900

SALE PENDING!

BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED AND MAINTAINED 6 ROOM TOWNHOME AT HUNTINGTON WOOD. Exceptional kitchen/dining area, 2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths & garage. Central air, vacuum, hardwood floors & expanded deck. Amenities of pool, tennis & clubhouse.

SUN FILLED 4 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATH, BRICK FRONT COLONIAL. Front to back Living room, spacious Dining room, 30 x 15 Eat in Kitchen. Walkout basement with 9 foot ceilings. Private yard.

SPRAWLING RANCH IN SHERWOOD FOREST. Ideal for extended Family. 12 room, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath & 2 car oversized garage. Newer heat & updated bathrooms. Beautiful walk out lower level.

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OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, 8/27 FROM 12-2 • EVENINGS: 781-771-8144 LYNNFIELD - $549,900

EVENINGS: 617-285-2057

NORTH ANDOVER - $675,000

LYNNFIELD - $1,129,000

JUST LISTED!

WELCOME TO PYBURN MEWS! This 3 bed 2.5 bath pristine townhome is open concept and is move in ready! 2 car attached garage. Too many features to list! Minutes from highways and shopping! Open House: 52 Pyburn Road, Lynnfield Thursday, Aug 31st from 5-6:30pm Saturday, Sept 2nd from 11:30-1:30pm.

Like new 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 2 car garage Colonial on cul-de-sac. Hardwood flooring throughout. Large eat in kitchen with center granite island. Finished basement, private back yard, central A/C and vac, security.

APPLE HILL NEIGHBORHOOD! This Meticulous Home Must Be Seen to Appreciate the Living Space, Attention to Detail, Fine Craftsmanship, and UpGraded Materials. Large Master Suite. 4 1/2 Impressive Baths. Beautiful Acre Lot with Pool. Better than New!

EVENINGS: 617-652-2487

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LYNNFIELD - $789,900

LYNNFIELD - $1,772,900

EXCEPTIONAL 4 BEDROOM COLONIAL IN GREAT LOCATION. Spacious first floor family room has pellet stove and slider to screened porch overlooking private yard. Fabulous master bedroom with walk in closet, newer full bath with steam shower and Balcony/Deck. Lower level has in law potential with separate entrance and full bath. Garage has heated room above and storage. Many updates.

LYNNFIELD - $819,900

COMPLETELY RENOVATED WITH EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY AND DESIGN. Open floor plan for this 10 room Colonial with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Stunning kitchen with fireplace ,island,granite,and open to generous family room .New heat and air conditioning, Great in law potential with second kitchen.

THE ULTIMATE OF LUXURY LIVING in this Scholz Design brick front colonial. 15 rooms, 4 bedrooms, first floor master suite, 5 full, 2 half baths and a 3 car garage. Elegance throughout with architectural designed woodwork, 2 story ceilings and walls of glass and palladium windows. This home is beautifully sited at the end of a cul-de-sac with a heated pool on a beautifully landscaped acre lot.

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

EVENINGS: 617-538-9396

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

EVENINGS: 978-317-4362

LYNNFIELD - $459,900

MIDDLETON - $549,000

LYNNFIELD - $699,900

COMING SOON!

CHARMING 3 BEDROOM RANCH with fireplace living room, 2 full baths, updated kitchen, finished playroom in lower level, gas heat 10 years old, great space. Situated on half acre lot.

NEW CONSTRUCTION! DUPLEX TOWNHOUSE WITH 7 RMS., 3 BEDROOMS. incl. First Floor Master Suite, 2 1/2 baths and one car garage. Open floor plan with maple/granite kitchen, hardwood floors and gas fireplace. Amenities incl. central air, security and irrigation!

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

EVENINGS: 978-317-4362

BRING THE INLAWS!! This Spacious and Updated 4 Bedroom Colonial has Many Quality Updates, Inground Pool, Convenient Location and Room for All Including Separate Living Space for Guests. EVENINGS: 617-538-9396

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