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Selectmen approve 20 percent tax shift By Christopher Roberson


n a unanimous decision, the Board of Selectmen recently voted to deviate from the 18.4 percent tax shift, which the town has had for the past two years, and go with a 20 percent shift for fiscal year 2018. Under this shift, the new tax rate is $13.77 per $1,000 for residential properties and $17.09 per $1,000 for commercial, industrial and personal property (CIP). Last year the town’s residential rate was $13.78 and the CIP rate was $16.80. During the Nov. 20 meeting, Assessing Manager Raymond Boly said residential

values have gone up by two percent and commercial values have climbed by eight percent. Speaking about the new residential rate, Boly said the tax bill for a single-family home would go up by $155.13 and the bill for a condominium will increase by $810.06. “That was due to the value increasing,” Boly said of the new condominium tax, adding that much of the increase was caused by the $1.1 and $1.2 million sales at Windsor Estates. According to the town’s tax documents, there are now 4,001 single-family homes and condominiums in Lynnfield, which is up slightly

from last year’s figure of 3,990. In contrast, Reading re cently approved a residential rate of $13.86 and a CIP rate of $13.91. In fiscal year 2017, Wakefield passed a residential rate of $13.03 and a CIP rate of $25.95. Peabody’s residential rate is currently $11.76 and its CIP rate is $24.29. The 2017 residential rate in Saugus is $12.05 and the CIP rate is $25.78. Perley-Burrill discussion In other news, Town Council Thomas Mullen spoke about the town putting restrictions on the Perley Burrill property.






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Brett Cohee (15) dodges a pileup on his way downfield as Harry Collins (53) and Ken Babine (66) clear his path during Lynnfield’s Thanksgiving Day game against North Reading. Cohee was called on to replace QB Matt Mortellite after the starter was injured in the first half. Cohee was able to keep the Pioneers only a touchdown away from victory until the Hornets scored a touchdown in the last five minutes of the game. See story inside on page 11. (Advocate photo by Mike Kearney)

YRBS results are too high for Lynnfield By Christopher Roberson


lthough many of the percentages from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) were lower than the averages of the Middlesex League, Lynnfield school officials are still concerned about their students. Director of Teaching and Learning Kevin Cyr said the YRBS was administered online during the first week of October to students in grades 7-12. He said there were 75 questions for middle school students and 124 questions for high school students. Cyr emphasized that the surveys will remain completely anonymous. “We made it loud and clear that no names would be revealed,” he said during the Nov. 28 joint meeting of the School Committee and the Board of Selectmen. Lynnfield High School Assistant Principal Brian Bates said although the number of students smoking marijuana has decreased since the last

survey was administered in 2014, vaping has become the new nemesis. YRBS results showed that 22.3 percent of high school students currently use vaping products compared to the Middlesex League average of 23.4 percent. “This is the biggest concern we’re facing at the high school right now,” said Bates. He said the problem is that the vaping devices look strikingly similar to a flash drive, which makes them difficult to identify. He also said students use the devices with flavored water, vaping oils or cannabis oils. Bates said that while the cannabis oils have the same effect as marijuana, the smell is masked by that of fruit or flowers. High School Adjustment Counselor Ella Bitman said stress and anxiety are the two greatest challenges that her students face on a daily basis – 7.6 percent of stu-


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n Thursday, November 9, The Lynnfield Catholic Community hosted an informational session on Hospice Care at Our Lady of the Assumption’s church hall. Mary


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Lynnfield and Saugus Democratic Town Committees host meeting with Brendan Crighton on Dec. 3

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Town Common Tree Lighting schedule of events Saturday, December 2 3 p.m. – Refreshments and the arrival of Santa Claus. 4 p.m. – Scouts take their places on the risers in preparation for the Community Sing-along. 4:15 p.m. – Scouts sing along with the Tri-M High School Band … “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”, “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” “I Have A Little Dreidel,” “Jingle Bells,” “Deck the Halls,” “Santa Clause is Coming to Town” and “Chanukah, Oh Chanukah.” 4:30 p.m. – Holiday Greeting and Lighting of the Trees with the Board of Selectmen. Last song: “We Wish You A Merr y Christmas!” Count down from 10 to light the tree. Immediately following the tree lighting, residents will be invited to participate in a trolley ride around town.


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lthough the Turkey Trot 5K Road Race was held one week later than scheduled, the Rotary Club still honored the tradition that was started nine years ago by fellow Rotarian Timothy Doyle. Originally slated for Nov. 19, the race was postponed to Nov. 26 because of inclement weather and a miscommunication with the Police Department regarding traffic control. Although the race has been held in Lynnfield for nine years, Rotary President Dr. Robin Schumacher said this was his first year as the event’s organizer. “It’s challenging doing something new, but the community was awesome,” he said. “It was a way I could use my gifts to raise money.” Schumacher said the Turkey Trot brought in approximately $20,000, which will go to benefit Lynnfield student scholarships and A Healthy Lynnfield. “I have a passion for the kids in Lynnfield being healthy both mentally and physically,” said Schumacher. In addition to the money raised from the Turkey Trot’s 150 entrants, Schumacher said, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center along with MarketStreet Lynnfield were this year’s top contributors. Following the race, Lynnfield resident Anne Malenfant said she was familiar with the course. “It’s a course I run quite often,” she said, adding that she participated in last year’s Turkey Trot as well. Malenfant also said she appreciated the use of the automatic chip timers. Peabody resident Peter Caputo said this was his third Turkey Trot. “It was a great day; it beats the cancelled one last weekend,” he said. Although there were some hills, Caputo said he still enjoyed the course, which took runners through different neighborhoods. This was the first Turkey Trot

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YRBS | FROM PAGE 1 dents said they have considered taking their own lives. Six percent said they made a plan and 2.1 percent have made a suicide attempt. The figures were almost the same at the Lynnfield Middle School, with 7.9 percent of students saying they have considered suicide, 6.1 percent saying they made a plan and 2.5 percent saying they made an attempt. Assistant Principal Thomas Sallee said that based on his prior experience, those percentages are most likely accurate. “What I do find about kids is they tend to be brutally honest,” he said. Those percentages raised a red flag for School Committee Member Jamie Hayman. “I don’t think these numbers are that small,” he said. In addition, Sallee said that unlike the high school, the middle school does not have a school adjustment counselor. “That’s going to be one of our needs in the future,” he said. In terms of underage drinking, 45 percent of high school students said they have tried alcohol, and 18

percent said they currently drink. The sexual behavior results revealed that 19.3 percent of high students have had sexual intercourse compared to an average of 28 percent throughout the Middlesex League. However, Bitman said those results could be skewed. “I would argue that this is being underreported,” she said. Knowledge about contraceptives was another cause for concern. The results showed that 7.5 percent of high school students know how to use a condom compared to an average of 44 percent in the Middlesex League. In addition, 12 percent of students have adequate knowledge about birth control compared to 61 percent in the Middlesex League. In other news, Superintendent of Schools Jane Tremblay said the first wave of college acceptances have come back. She said some of the schools where students have been admitted are Bard College, Baylor University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Western New England University.

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A day on the water

In a photo submitted by Lianne Bleicher, two men are shown on a fishing trip enjoying the warm fall weather on Pillings Pond last week.

Centre Congregational Church, an Open & Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ W hoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welco m e at Ce ntre Co n gre gational Church! Located at 5 Summer St. (corner of Summer and Main), Centre Church is an Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ. Our worship services are held at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday. We strive to provide inspiring, down-to - ear th messages that are applicable to everyday life. We are committed to providing children a warm, safe and inclusive environment with vibrant and engaging Children’s Programming (Godly Play, Whole People of God, and Brickby-Brick) and trained and consistent staff, incorporating opportunities for stories, music and service. Free nursery care is available for children up to age four, with a new transition class beginning in January for three and four year olds. We also have

a Young Families Group that offers fellowship opportunities for parents and children together. We have ample parking in a large lot behind the church and the facility is handicap accessible. Please find us on Face book at or visit www. for updated information about our ministries and activities. Our Advent and Christmas schedule has activities for people of all ages: 12/2 – Lynnfield Recreation Department’s Gingerbread House display in our Narthex 12/3 – Following morning worship • “Sharing the Light of Advent” – a family Advent Wreath making event in our Front Foyer • Heifer Marketplace – in our Narthex 12/17 – 10:00 a.m. in morning worship: Advent/Christmas Storytelling Pageant; 6:30 p.m. Christmas Concert

in the Sanctuary featuring the Centre Church Choir and the Lynnfield High School Choir, followed by refreshments 12/24 – 10:00 a.m., “Waiting in Bethlehem,” informal/ relaxed worship with stories and music in the Chapel; 5:00 p.m., Christmas Eve Family Service in the Sanctuary; 11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols in the Chapel The Pastor is Rev. Nancy Rottman and the Director of Faith Formation is Larainne Wilson. Please feel free to contact the church office if you would like more information about any of these activities (781-334-3050 or office@centre- Office Hours at the church are 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Monday– Friday. Tower Day School is located at Centre Congregational Church, and its Director, Leah O’Brien, may be reached at towerdayschool@ or 781-334-5576.

Rep. Jones continues to maintain perfect voting record


OSTON – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) continues to maintain a perfect voting record as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Since his election to the Legislature in March of 1994, Representative Jones has never missed a roll call. His unbroken streak of consecutive votes

now stands at 6,859, which includes all 305 House roll call votes recorded this year during the first half of the 2017-2018 legislative session, between January 4 and November 15. “It is an honor and a privilege to represent the residents of North Reading, Lynnfield, Reading and Middleton on Beacon Hill,” said Representa-

tive Jones. “Every time I vote, I do so knowing I am providing a voice for the citizens of the 20th Middlesex District, and that is a responsibility I will never take for granted.” Representative Jones is the highest ranking Republican in House leadership. He has served as House Minority Leader since 2002.

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More concerns about the Rail to Trail Dear Editor, On October 12, 2017 at the Merritt Center, there was a presentation by the North Suburban Planning Council to promote the conversion of the old Salem and Lowell rail line to a bike trail. The Lynnfield section is located on land abutting the Bostik plant on Boston Road. Others who attended were representatives from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (who are paid to locate potential new trails and pursue their construction), two representatives from the Lynnfield Water Department, one of our Selectmen, and also people from area trail committees who had interest in linking that rail line to their trails. At the meeting we learned that the Lynnfield Water District owns about 800 acres of land, including the rail line, and they have the discretion on how to proceed with a possible project. Shortly after the meeting, most of the group met at the parking lot across the street from Bostik where the West Peabody section of the trail ends, and they conducted a walk through the woods to see where a possible trail could be constructed around the plant. While on the walk, a representative mentioned that they are talking about building a bike overpass across Rt. 1 in Peabody near the existing trail on Lowell Street, which could be the first step in turning a Lynnfield/Wakefield trail into a

thoroughfare for bikers from Maine to Key West, Florida. Trail proponents are aggressively pursuing the 3000 mile East Coast Greenway project, and it could run right through our neighborhoods, behind our schools, through our conservation lands and across busy Summer Street at St. Paul’s Church and also Pillings Pond Road. Is that what we want for the future of our small town? The Minuteman Bikeway in Arlington made the national TV news on September 24, 2017. Many bikers do not stop at the street crossings, so the Arlington police have had to resort to chasing these offenders on bikes and arresting them. Could chasing bikers be part of our policemen’s future job description? In addition, bikers riding to and from the trail on the streets are creating a very difficult and dangerous situation for drivers in Arlington and the surrounding towns. The reasons for derailing the proposed Lynnfield rail to trail continue to mount. We encourage all town residents to weigh the risk/reward before we commit to this highly intrusive, very expensive and disruptive project. We must make sure that this issue is put on the spring ballot so everyone in town will have the opportunity to vote on it. See for more information. Joe Rosberg for Citizens of Lynnfield Against the Rail Trail

Lynnfield meets with Reading Democratic Town Committee


he Lynnfield Democratic Town Committee joined the Reading Democratic Town Committee at their November meeting, which was held on November 15th at the Reading Senior Center. The first speaker was Nathan Lockwood, of the non-partisan organization Voter Choice Massachusetts. This group advocates for Ranked Choice Voting, in which voters pick their first, second, and third choice when there are more than two candidates on a ballot for an office. There are several towns and cities within the Commonwealth who use this method currently, including Cambridge. For more information, check out their website: Mayor Setti Warren of Newton was the second speaker of the evening. He is currently running for the Democrat-

ic nomination for Governor in 2018, challenging the incumbent Charlie Baker. It was pointed out that one of Charlie Baker’s campaign workers was in the audience, filming Mayor Warren’s presentation.Warren, who is an Iraq War veteran, talked about his sucess in Newton and what he would do as Governor to move Massachusetts forward. He also took questions from the attendees. The Lynnfield Democratic Committee will not be meeting in December. We will have our next meeting in January on the third Wednesday at the Al Merritt Center Market Street, Lynnfield. Any questions please call Chairman Mark McDonough at 857-919-3764 or email us at Lynnfield.Democrats@gmail. com.

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2ND VARSITY LETTER: Carolynn Garofoli, and Lily Rothwell.

1ST VARSITY LETTER: Emily Dickey, Jenna Kelly, Mia Lemieux, Daphne Terris, and Natasha Cushing.

LHS 2017 Field Hockey Captains Ashley Barrett, Head Coach Julianne Gildea, Lauren Gaudette, Mia DeGeorge, and Saran Mamie Reardon, Laura Bockoff, and Brianna Barrett. Crockett.

L H S 2 0 1 7 Fi e l d H o c k e y Coaches Award for Dedication and Leadership Laura Bockoff. Ava O’Brien, Abigail Severe, Shannan Pierce, Sydney Monkiewicz, Gabby Langone, and Hayley Gallagher.

CAPE ANN LEAGUE ALL-STAR AWARD: Brianna Barrett, Lilly Rothwell, Ashley LHS 2018 Field Hockey Captains Ashley Barrett, Head Coach Mamie Reardon, Barrett Abby Buckley, and Brianna Barrett.

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LHS Pioneers Boys Soccer Banquet

LYSC SCHOLARSHIP: Bruce Madden, Matthew Anthony Sek, Connor Sokop, Michael Madden, Matt Kane, Anthony Ricciardi, and Anthony Iacoviello. Corrente, and Chris Da Silvia. Alex Tanner and Patrick Walsh.

Lars Rucker, Jack Ross, Anthony Zang, Joseph Badger, and Harry Carolan.

Jack Bird, Mateuz Brzezinska, Dante Gesamondo, Chris Pavao, and David Picariello.

Alexis Robles, Jack Zalvan, Joey Cibelli, Donovan Kelley, and Drew Leuci.

Christian Maney, Alex Pellegrini, Berk Rosenwald, John Singer, and Jason Stelham.

Jack Campbell, Jack Cleary, Aidan Connelly, Joe Connelly, and David Gentile.

Jack Bird, John Singer, Drew Louci, and Alex Tanner. (Advocate photos by Ross Scabin)

Most Improved Player Award M i c h a e l G e n t i l e, S o cce r Scholar-Athletic of the Year Matthew Ricciardi, and Player Luke Martinho, Thomas Buston, Tommy Hauser, Matthew Juliano, of the Year Award Jonathan Alejandro Lynch, and Nathan Bass. Luders.

Michael Gentile, Jonathan Luders, and Max Joe Pavao, Jeremy Bank, Matthew Ricciardi, and Hunter Sieger. Angelo.

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Shorthanded Pioneers drop Thanksgiving Day battle to host North Reading Despite heartbreaking finish, Lynnfield still ended up with another Baker Division title

By Joe Mitchell


hat could have been, and what’s actually reality are sometimes sep arated by a confluence of events that would change one’s fate in a mere matter of minutes. After the last couple of weeks, the Lynnfield High School football team understands that theory better than anybody else. They seemingly were rolling along on a collision course for this Saturday’s Division 5 Super Bowl game at Gillette Stadium, but instead those dreams vanished in a nightmarish fourth quarter during the Division 5 North title game against Watertown. The Pioneers, as the top seed, were enjoying a 10-point lead, 34-24, but the visiting Raiders – who knew something about comebacks after beating Somerville the previous week in a North semifinal game in the closing seconds – proceeded to engineer another miracle to secure the 38-34 win that resulted in the North divisional championship. Instead of moving on to play in a state semifinal game, coach Neal Weidman’s crew was left preparing for its annual Thanksgiving Day clash against host Nor th Reading. If it’s any type of consolation, Watertown’s good fortune ran out in that semifinal confrontation versus Dennis-Yarmouth at Medford rather convincingly, 41-3. Despite that heartbreaking loss, Lynnfield (8-3) still had a chance to end the season with a win, but they had to do it without their leading rusher, Anthony Murphy (535 yards on 110 carries in 10 games), who broke his leg in that ill-fated Watertown game, another one of those bad events – they k new the stars were not perfectly aligned in the sky for them. Unfortunately, it all added up to a 27-13 loss to the Hornets, a team that had its own heartbreaker in a Division 4 North semifinal game against Melrose, 2827, after they defeated Wayland in the first round, 17-14. Melrose has since gone on to beat Marblehead for the sectional title, and then Hopkinton to complete its mission to Gillette.

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Besides Murphy, the Pioneers were also missing a couple of other starters for the Thanksgiving Day game, and then quarterback Matt Mortellite had to be carted off into a waiting ambulance as the team was driving to a potential tying touchdown late in the first half. Lynnfield was trailing by eight, 14-6, at the time Mortellite was sacked on the three yard line. Since that fourth quarter in the Watertown game, a once promising season quickly turned ugly, but instead of lamenting over their woes, they made the best of it with versatile senior captain Nate Drislane leading the way at running back. He also recovered a fumble on defense. Junior Brett Cohee was quickly summoned into the game to replace Mortellite, who was personally responsible for 21 touchdowns this year, 16 of them in the air, including one against the Hornets. It was a one-score game, 20-13, until there was just over five minutes left on the clock, when the Hornets scored the insurance touch-

down to basically seal the deal for all intents and purposes. Before Mor tellite was forced out of the game with an apparent concussion, he completed a 24-yard scoring strike to Jason Ndansi to get his teammates on the scoreboard for the first time in the game. The senior signal caller completed 13 other passes in the first half for 114 yards. Cohee was responsible for the second touchdown on a 35-yard keeper to the end zone that was followed by a Nick Kinnon extra point to get the Lynnfield boys within strik ing distance once again, 20-13. They had other opportunities to score, but turnovers negated the threats. There was no doubt the effort was there for Weidman’s resilient bunch who didn’t make any excuses; they just went out and played the game, making North Reading earn every score. Despite the loss, the Pioneers were still able to claim a piece of the Cape Ann League Baker Division title after Ipswich upset Hamilton-Wenham, 22-20.

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Beacon Hill Roll Call By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ and representatives’ votes on roll calls from earlier November sessions. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. CORRECTION: Beacon Hill Roll Call made an error in a recent report. The first roll call vote below (CUT $550,000 FOR VARIOUS HEALTH-RELATED PROGRAMS) has the correct information and how your local legislators voted. CUT $550,000 FOR VARIOUS HEALTH-RELATED PROGRAMS (H 3800) House 125-28, Senate 352, overrode Gov. Charlie Baker’s reduction of $150,000 for programs for the promotion of health and disease prevention including prevention of breast cancer, hepatitis C and colorectal cancer; and screening for prostate cancer, diabetes, ovarian cancer, multiple sclerosis and osteoporosis. The $150,000 is not earmarked for any specific program. The governor also vetoed another $400,000 for specific programs including $100,000 for macular degeneration research


into prevention and treatment of the disease; $25,000 for a diabetes prevention program; $25,000 for a program that provides peer support and education, home independence training and adaptive aids to people who are learning to cope and function safely and independently with the loss of sight; $100,000 for research to provide solid scientific evidence for the cranberry’s role in health and nutrition; and $100,000 for providing medically tailored meals to persons battling chronic illnesses and providing workforce training programs to people recovering from addiction. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $550,000. A “No” vote is against funding it.) Rep. Bradley Jones No PROHIBIT CONSIDERATION OF DETAINING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS (H 4011) House 119-34, upheld the ruling of Acting House Speaker Patricia Haddad (D-Somerset) that prohibited consideration of an amendment that would authorize police officers, court

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officers and other law enforcement officers to detain a person under certain circumstances, at the request of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on the grounds that there is probable cause that such person is a removable illegal alien. This would apply only in those cases where an individual has already been arrested and is about to be released from custody or is deemed to pose a threat to public safety because he or she has engaged in terrorism or has been convicted of a serious crime such as a felony, human trafficking or drug trafficking.The amendment also restricts the amount of time an individual can be detained to no more than 12 hours. The amendment was filed in response to a July decision by the state’s highest court which ruled that state local law enforcement officials do not have the authority to detain a person based solely on a request from ICE. Haddad ruled that the amendment is not properly before the House because it was not included in any earlier versions of the bill and introduction of this new subject-matter would expand upon the bill and violate House rules. Supporters of the ruling said the ruling is appropriate and follows the rules of the House. Opponents of the ruling said clearly the issue of arresting and holding illegal immigrants is related to a bill making changes in the criminal justice system. (A “Yes” vote is for the ruling. A “No” vote is against it.) Rep. Bradley Jones No PROHIBIT MORE WIRETAPPING TO BE CONSIDERED (H 4011) House 123-34, upheld the ruling by Acting House Speaker Paul Donato (D-Medford) that prohibited consideration of an amendment that would allow law enforcement to request the authority from the courts to use wiretapping in cases of murder, manslaughter, rape, human trafficking, drug trafficking, the manufacturing or distribution of drugs, weapons trafficking, witness intimidation and use or possession of explosives or chemical weapons. Current law, which has not changed since 1968, allows wiretapping to be used only when the crime is committed in connection with organized crime. Donato ruled that the amendment is not properly before the House because it was not included in any earlier versions of the bill and introduction of this new subject-matter would expand upon the bill and violate House rules. “Such new subject-matter in the form of

an amendment from the floor of the House and thereby bypassing the deliberative steps required under our rules for the passage of a bill,” said the ruling. “That would violate the essence of the legislative process.” Supporters of the ruling said the ruling is right on target and follows the rules of the House. Opponents of the ruling said the issue of using wiretaps to help convict criminals is related to a bill making changes in the criminal justice system. (A “Yes” vote is for the ruling. A “No” vote is against it.) Rep. Bradley Jones No EXPUNGE JUVENILE RECORDS (H 4011) A section of a proposed criminal justice bill would have allowed offenders who committed a crime before their 21st birthday to apply for expungement of certain records after 10 years for a felony or a misdemeanor if the individual has met all other qualifying criteria. The House 127-26, approved an amendment that reduced that waiting period to seven years for a felony and three years for a misdemeanor. Amendment supporters said research shows states with shorter expungement periods have reduced recidivism rates. They noted that the amendment will create earlier possibilities for these offenders to turn their lives around while still ensuring public safety. They argued that the amendment will reduce barriers to employment, housing and educational opportunities. Amendment opponents said the reduction is excessive and argued that the original tenyear waiting period for both felonies and misdemeanors is fair to offenders and also in the best interest of public safety. They noted that allowing an offender who is convicted of breaking and entering and larceny under $1,000 to apply to have his or her record expunged after three years is too lenient. (A “Yes” vote is for the reductions. A “No” vote is against the reductions.) Rep. Bradley Jones No CUT ENTIRE $60,000 FOR TEACHING FINANCIAL LITERACY (H 3800) Senate 30-7, overrode Gov. Baker’s veto of the entire $60,000 for a program that mentors and teaches financial literacy to low-income women. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $60,000. A “No” vote is against funding it.) Sen. Thomas McGee Yes CUT $122,274 FOR PRISONER’S LEGAL SERVICES (H 3800) Senate 30-6, overrode a reduction of $122,274 (from

$1,609,465 to $1,487,191) in funding for Prisoners’ Legal Services, a program that provides legal representation for indigent and disadvantaged defendants. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $122,274. A “No” vote is against funding it.) Sen. Thomas McGee Yes 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 late-night 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 November 20-24, the House met for a total of 34 minutes and the Senate met for a total of 27 minutes. MON.NOVEMBER 20 House11:02 a.m. to11:17 a.m. Senate 11:09 a.m. to11:21 a.m. TUES. NOVEMBER 21 No House session No Senate session WED.NOVEMBER 22 House11:00 a.m. to11:19 a.m. Senate 11:08 a.m. to11:23 a.m. THURS.NOVEMBER 23 No House session No Senate session. FRI.NOVEMBER 24 No House session No Senate session Bob Katzen welcomes feedback at

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Savvy Senior

The Nutritionist Corner

Energize Your Day!

by Jim Miller

Simple Home Modifications That Can Help Seniors Age in Place


By Anna Tourkakis, Nutritionist

ake sure you’re properly fueled through out the day, which is especially important during these holiday times, but avoid mindless snacking. If you let yourself get too hungry Tangerines, walnuts, baby carrots, and multigrain crackers are you could end up feeling weak and run out of steam by the end of the all great examples for a well-timed and properly sized snack! day. Or you may simply feel hungry, making it hard to focus on activities to get accomplished. However, unnecessary snacking in-between meals may leave you uncomfortable and add calories you don’t need.

The Advocate’s Super Trivia Quiz 1. Who wrote, “I don’t mind eels / Except as meals / And the way they feel”? (Hint: initials ON.) 2. What 1950’s Biblical epic starred Charlton Heston? 3. On Dec. 3, 1775, what flag with stripes was raised on a naval vessel? 4. In car racing, what does F1 stand for? 5. When was the first known newspaper crossword puzzle published: 18th, 19th or 20th century? 6. On what day of the week does Advent start? 7. On Dec. 5, 1969, what computer “network of networks” established connection between four universities? 8. What is the word thespian derived from? 9. In 1969 what song from the movie “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” won an Oscar? 10. What brand was advertised as “the first truly feminine cigarette”? 11. On Dec. 6, 1917, a ship explosion devastated what Nova Scotian city? 12. The Greek god of the wind, Aeolus, is the namesake of what instrument? 13. What profession wears a toque? 14. What does DNA stand for? 15. In the carol “Jingle Bells,” what is the horse’s name? 16. On Dec. 7, 1787, what state became the “First State of the Union”? 17. In December 2010, what Internet entrepreneur was Time’s Person of the Year? 18. What is Arabica? 19. Who first used an Advent calendar? 20. What Latin word means 10?

Answers below - No cheating!

Timing Snacks: A good way to assess if you need a snack is to keep track of your meal times. A snack may be appropriate if you it’s been at least 3 hours since your last meal and you feel hungry. For example, if you had lunch at 12:30 pm and then stop at the mall for an hour at 4:30 pm, about 4 hours have lapsed since lunch. A snack at this time may be smart, as it will keep you fueled until dinner later in the day. Choosing Snacks: Munching a snack while you head to the mall may not give you the benefits you’re seeking if it’s a high fat, sugar and salt fast food type choice. A well-timed snack can help fuel your energy as well as stabilize blood sugar levels, which helps fuel the brain and central nervous system. This helps keep you mentally alert. A well-balanced snack consisting of whole grain, protein and fat helps with satiety and prevent a big blood sugar spike followed by a drastic fall. Foods such as low-fat yogurt, cheese sticks, nuts, seeds and lean meats are quick sources of protein and healthy fat. Choosing whole grains or whole fruit is an easy way to get carbohydrate with fiber. Selecting Snack Size: The size of your snack should depend on you mealtime. If your mealtime is within two hours then make your snack simple and light - typically 100 to 200 calories. If the meal is within the hour stick with cut up vegetables or fruit. So, avoid unnecessary snacking, but if your energy lags during the day, a smart in-between snack may give you a boost and keep you well energized and focused. Bring Eating From Within to your workplace! Contact me to learn more about my corporate wellness programs.

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Dear Savvy Senior, What tips can you recommend to help make a home safer for aging-in-place? My 76-year-old mother wants to stay living in her own home for as long as possible, but she doesn’t have the money for any big renovations. Concerned Son Dear Concerned, There are dozens of small adjustments and simple modifications you can do to help make your mom’s home safer and more fit for aging-in-place, that won’t cost her much if anything at all. Here are some suggestions to get you started. Eliminate Trip and Slip Hazards Since falls are the leading cause of home injury among seniors, a good place to start is by arranging or moving your mom’s furniture so there are clear pathways to walk through. Position any electrical or phone cords along the wall so they won’t be a tripping hazard. If she has throw rugs, remove them or use carpet tacks or double-sided tape to secure them. And pick up items on the floor that could cause her to trip like papers, shoes or clothes. In the bathroom, buy some non-skid rugs for the floors, and a rubber mat or adhesive nonslip strips for the floor of the tub or shower to prevent slipping, and have a carpenter install grab bars in and around the tub/shower and near the toilet for support. Improve Lighting Good lighting is very important for safe aging-in-place, so check the wattage ratings on your mom’s lamps and light fixtures, and install the brightest bulbs allowed. Purchase some nightlights for the bathroom and in the hallways that are used after dark. And consider adding under-cabinet task lighting in the kitchen, and motion sensor lights outside the front and back doors and in the driveway. Hand Helpers If your mom has hand arthritis or problems griping, install lever-style door handles (or doorknob lever adapters), which are easier to use than doorknobs. The same goes for twist knob kitchen or bathroom faucets, which you can replace with a single lever, touch or sensor-style faucet. And consider replacing knobs on cabinets and drawers with easier-to-grip D-shaped handles. Easier Living To help make your mom’s kitchen easier to use, organize her cabinets so the things she uses most often are within easy reach without a lot of stooping or using a step stool. Also, consider installing pullout shelves beneath the counter and Lazy Susans in corner cabinets for easier access. And get her a kitchen stool so she can sit down while she’s working. In the bathroom for easier and safer bathing, consider purchasing a shower chair and install a hand-held shower so your mom can bathe from a seated position if need be. Accessibility Solutions If your mom uses a walker or wheelchair, you can adapt her house by installing ramps on entrance steps, and miniramps to go over high thresholds. You can also install “swingaway” or “swing-clear” hinges on her doors to add two inches of width for easier access. Safety Improvements To keep your mom safe, set her hot water heater to 120 degrees Fahrenheit or below to prevent scalds. If she has stairs, put handrails on both sides. Also, install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors on all levels of her house, and place a lightweight, easy-to-use ABC-rated fire extinguisher in an easily accessible location in the kitchen. For more tips, get a copy of AARP’s “HomeFit Guide” that’s filled with dozens of aging-in-place recommendations. You can access it at, or call 888-687-2277 and ask them to mail you a free copy. Also note that all the previously mentioned products can be purchased either in local retail stores, home improvement stores, pharmacies or medical supply stores, or online at Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of “The Savvy Senior” book.

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SELECTMEN | FROM PAGE 1 “Towns routinely impose such restrictions,” he said. But Mullen urged the board to exercise caution. “Any restrictions you impose on the sale of tax title land would result in a reduction of the price that is paid,” he said. Town Administrator James Boudreau said the town initially took all three parcels of the Perley Burrill property “for tax title.” Although the original property owner was able to get two of the parcels back, Bou-

dreau said the town is still holding the largest parcel. He also said the property underwent a remediation process to make it safe and attractive for developers. Since then, Boudreau said, the town has spent $400,000 to complete the cleanup process. In terms of redeveloping the property, Boudreau said one idea is to build two homes with a shared driveway. “For the past decade, [the Perley Burrill property has] been a thorn in everyone’s side; I’m pretty happy we’re getting to this point,” said Se-


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lectman Philip Crawford. “It’ll give us something to market out there.” But he expressed concerns about the town recovering the remediation costs, adding that the engineering expenses could be another $30,000. Kevin Dillion of Salem Street said homes in Lynnfield never sell for less than $200,000. Therefore, he said, it should be “pretty simple” for the town to get its money back. Michael Merullo of Chestnut Street said the town should not limit the property to two homes, as it is large enough

to be divided into four parcels. “What the town is doing is they’re trying to control zoning,” he said. “There’s clearly four lots on this piece of property.” In response, Crawford said he would be willing to entertain the possibility of having three lots. “Maybe three lots is the right way to go; we’ve looked at this 15 different ways,” he said. Chairman Christopher Barrett recused himself from the discussion, as he is an abutter. To w n a d m i n i s t r a t o r search

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went on to semipro Baseball. He later earned a Master’s Degree in Science from Syracuse University. Mr. Formosi remained active in athletics and helped establish the Football program at Arlington Catholic High School, where he coached for many years. He retired as a teacher from the Pickering Junior High School of Lynn. He was also an avid gardener. He was the beloved husband of Flora M. (McLaughlin) Formosi and the loving father of William H. Formosi of Groveland, Catherine M. Formosi of Stoneham, Michael H. Formosi of Amherst, Andrea M. Burke of So. Boston and Linda M. McCormick of Lynnfield. He was the devoted grandfather of Katie, Nick, Emma, Jack, Colin, Keeva and Malachy. He was also the brother of the late Eva Covino, Virginia Roberts, Josephine Fordi and Frances Kerns. His Funeral was held from the McDonald Funeral Home in Wakefield on Wednesday followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Maria Goretti Church in Lynnfield.

f Lynnfield and a native of Everett, died in Lynn on November 24, 2017. He was born in Everett on May 21, 1934, and was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Manotta) Formosi. He was raised in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School, where he was a standout in both Carol (Roberts) Cooke Football and Baseball. He later atf Salem, NH, formerly of Lyntended and graduated from Bosnfield, MA, November 20. Beton University, where he contin- loved wife of the late Thomas



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f Everett on November 19, age 90. Beloved wife of the later Attilio “Eddie”. Sister of the late Anthony and Nicholas DeSisto and Mary Cardello. Gigi will be missed by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. A Graveside Service was held on Wednesday, November 22 in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more info please call 1-877-71-Rocco or

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ter-in-law, Betty Moran of Windham, NH and brother-in-law, Paul Cooke & his wife Annette of Salem, NH. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and by cherished cousins & friends. Funeral Service was held in the Centre Congregational Church, Lynnfield on Thursday, November 30. Interment was private. Arrangements are in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield, MA. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Melrose High School Permanent Scholarship Fund, PO Box 760695, Melrose, MA 02176. For obit/guestbook, please visit: www.mcdonaldfs. com.

Angelina “Gigi” (DeSisto) Palermo


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Kennison, Kerry

Kennison, James E

Foote, Bryce

Foote, Amanda

924 Summer St


09.11.2017 $560 000,00

Conrad, Shawn

Melo, Bianaca

Dimino, Pamela L

Dimino, Thomas B

21 Symphony Rd


07.11.2017 $387 000,00

Ciampa, Joseph

Catherine Drive RT

Cooper, Sheila T

1 Catherine Dr


06.11.2017 $325 000,00

Damato, Gerrilyn C

Bassi, Eric M

Bassi, Kimberly M

19 Upham St


07.11.2017 $400 000,00

Damato, Janine E


Dion, John J

Mahoney, John B

49 Samoset Rd


09.11.2017 $350 000,00

Silva, Jams M

Oneil, Michael J

13 Tammie Ln


07.11.2017 $550 000,00

Silva, Meriam C

Oneil, Michelle M

Moreira-Batista, Mirian


2 N Central Ct


06.11.2017 $259 000,00

Forges, Ryan


1 Dobbs Rd


09.11.2017 $437 200,00

Gill, Stephanie A

Tudor Jean E Est

Tudor, Paul

14 Forest St


31.10.2017 $435 000,00

Smith, Aaron

Deveau, Brigitte

Deveau, David

7 Park St #6


10.11.2017 $191 000,00

Constantino, Arlindo P

Braley, Calvin J

Braley, Kathleen M

15 Ayer St


06.11.2017 $377 000,00

Wagner, Ronald D

Mckay, Glen S

1200 Salem St #164


31.10.2017 $435 000,00

Weed, James D

Dullea, John D

7 W Diane Rd


06.11.2017 $508 750,00

Forbes, Hanelle

Weed, Loren L

Dullea, Linda M

Joyce, Christopher

Luoni, Victoria B

13 Janet Ln


01.11.2017 $440 440,00

Bodinaku, Rovena

Barshevsky, Alex

177 Main St #C


07.11.2017 $329 900,00

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LYNNFIELD - $489,000

LYNNFIELD - $679,900

LYNNFIELD - $1,099,000



OPPORTUNITY KNOCKING in SHERWOOD FOREST! This 5 room, 2 bedroom, 1 bath ranch has hardwood floors, great bones, generous sized rooms, 2 car garage, a 11’X9’ screened porch and a 22’X10’ deck overlooking a beautiful lot. The possibilities are endless!

STUNNING VIEWS FOR THIS 3 BEDROOM CAPE ON SUNTAUG LAKE. Home has charm and character featuring a fireplace living room which leads to sunroom , newer granite kitchen with top appliances, 3 generous bedrooms, 2.5 updated baths, hardwood floors, central air, all new wood siding, and replacement windows, lower level playroom, and 2 car garage.

OUTSTANDING QUALITY AND DETAIL FOR THIS NEW COLONIAL. Granite kitchen with island opens to gas fireplace family room. Master with 2 walk in closets, stunning bath with separate shower and soaking tub, office, mud room and expansion possibilities.

EVENINGS: 978-317-4362

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

LYNNFIELD - $1,349,000

LYNNFIELD - $699,900

LYNNFIELD - $521,500


OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD YOUR OWN DREAM HOME. Perked for 4 bedroom septic. Water, gas and electric on street. Abuts Wildewood Acres. Great 41,550 sq. ft. lot.

WELCOME TO PILLINGS POND! Beautiful views from this wonderful 3 Bed 3 Bath Colonial. Large 2 car garage. Half acre plus level lot! Wonderful deck for summer entertaining and barbecues.

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222 or 617-784-9995

EVENINGS: 781-258-4322

MIDDLETON - $529,000


EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

PEABODY - $409,900

BEVERLY - $349,900


NEW CONSTRUCTION DUPLEX TOWNHOUSE with 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, include first floor master suite. Open floor plan with maple/granite kitchen, living room with fireplace, dining room with sliders to deck, amenities include hardwood floors, central air and a one car garage.

OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD YOUR OWN DREAM HOME. Perked for 4 bedroom septic. Water, gas and electric on street. Abuts Wildewood Acres. Great 41,550 sq. ft. lot.


ROLLING HILLS 3 BEDROOM 1 BATH RANCH with 2 car oversized garage! Living Room with fireplace, 3 Season Room overlooking a spacious yard, and LL Family Room. Hardwood floors throughout!!

EVENINGS: 978-317-4362

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY to convert this property back to a single family home, currently an educational facility. Located in the R10 zone which permits a single family home or home occupation. 1st floor is handicap accessible. Parking for approximately 18 spots. Central Air, central vac, security.

EVENINGS: 617-285-2057

EVENINGS: 617-791-2922

LYNNFIELD - $789,900

LYNNFIELD - $999,000

WEST PEABODY - $499,900


EXCELLENT VALUE! Desirable Wildewood Area...Stately hip roof colonial on 41,500 sq. ft to be built, Quality construction with the latest technology, Premier builder, 4 bedrooms, central air, Gas Heat, open concept, high ceilings, and so much more! EVENINGS: 617-797-2222 OR 617-784-9995

STUNNING STONE FRONT COLONIAL IN DESIRABLE APPLE HILL. Beautiful stone fireplace in living room, sunroom off spacious kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths , lower level has fireplace family room, playroom with kitchenette and much more. Great curb appeal.

WELL MAINTAINED 8 RM RAISED RANCH IN PRIME LOCATION. Open kitchen and dining room leads to the sunroom overlooking the spacious backyard. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, LL FR & 2 car garage. Amenities of updated systems, hardwood floors,central air, and sprinkler system. EVENINGS: 978-317-4362

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

Bernie Starr - Broker/Owner • Richard Tisei - Broker/Owner Donna Aloisi Kim Burtman Bert Beaulieu Christine Carpenter Cheryl Bogart Kerry Connelly Helen Bolino

Julie Daigle Alex DeRosa Marshall D'Avanzo Eric Doherty

Elena Drislane Lori Kramich John Langer Corrie Luongo

Penny McKenzie-Venuto Maria N. Miara Catherine Owen Marilyn Phillips

Carolyn Palermo Marcia Poretsky Jaclyn Prizio Gale Rawding • 26 Main Street, Lynnfield • (781) 334-3137


Maureen Rossi-DiMella Ron Supino Patrice Slater Donna S nyder Debra Roberts

(781) 246-2100

THE LYNNFIELD ADVOCATE – Friday, December 1, 2017  
THE LYNNFIELD ADVOCATE – Friday, December 1, 2017