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Veterans Day Celebration to honor Lynnfield seniors dabble in high school makerspace two World War II heroes Nov. 10


he Lynnfield Veterans Day Celebration will take place on Friday, November 10. Veterans Day is a celebration of the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to protecting us. It is incumbent upon us to spend some time showing our appreciation. This year’s celebration will be special. It will begin with a brief ceremony and the unveiling of a commemorative gold star plaque mounted on our Todd Lane street sign to recognize two of Lynnfield’s distinguished veterans – Private David B. Todd and his brother, First Lieutenant Charles N.

Todd – who were both killed in action during World War II. The unveiling will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of Todd Lane and Summer Street. Then there will be a 30-minute ceremony on the town common, beginning at 11:00 a.m., followed by brunch in the meeting house. All Lynnfield veterans and residents are invit-

ed and encouraged to attend both ceremonies. In the event of inclement weather, the celebration will occur at 11:00 a.m. on the same date inside the Meeting House. Brunch will be served upon the conclusion of the ceremony. If you are interested in making donations to local veterans, Lynnfield’s own American Legion Post 131 members will be on-site, and donations may be made to them after the ceremony. Any questions, please call the Lynnfield Veterans’ Service Officer, Bruce Siegel, at 781-334-9440.





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High school senior Sebastian Fadel (right) shows Lynnfield resident Ronald Block (left) how to use a three-dimensional pen during the makerspace event on Oct. 30 at Lynnfield High School. (Advocate photo by Christopher Roberson)

By Christopher Roberson


hree years after establishing a makerspace at the Lynnfield High School Library, Media Specialist Janice Alpert reached out to the Senior Center in an effort to expand the program. “The point of a makerspace is to create, think, build and wonder – it could be anything,” she said, adding that it is the rebranding of classes such as auto shop, home economics and wood shop. “Our makerspace has all different kinds of technology: Some of it is high tech, some of it is low tech.” On Oct. 30, the makerspace was divided into eight sections, each one facilitated by high school students. Their job was to showcase the various technologies, such as Sphero Robots, a green screen and a three-dimensional pen, to senior citizens. “These students are amazing, they have so much to share,” said Alpert, adding that the makerspace has grown exponentially since it was introduced at the high school and at Summer Street Elementary School in 2014. A makerspace was also adopted at Huckleberry Hill Elementary School in October 2016 and at Lynnfield Middle School in January of this year. Lynnfield residents Fred Santangelo and Frank Walsh mar-

Janice Alper t, the media specialist at the Lynnfield High School Library, described the makerspace program to the 10 senior citizens who visited on Oct. 30. (Advocate photos by Christopher Roberson)

veled at the Sphero Robots as they lit up and zoomed around the carpet. Having been on the market since 2011, the robots can be controlled by either a smartphone or a tablet. “It picks up speed, it takes off,” said Santangelo. Walsh, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said the robots and other similar gadgets have exceeded what he ever thought was possible. “We didn’t have all of these devices and coding,” he said. “These are the fields of


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DEA Drug Take Back Day a “huge success” in Lynnfield By Christopher Roberson


he Police Department did quite well as it once again participated in the annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which was hosted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). “The event was a huge success,” said Police Chief David Breen of the Oct. 28 Take Back Day. “By far, it was the most drugs we have ever taken back.” He said that between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., “30-40” residents dropped off enough unused, unwanted and expired prescription medications to fill four boxes.

Breen said the Take Back Day has remained valuable throughout the years in helping to prevent unused medications from falling into the wrong hands. “We know that unused drugs are being taken illegally from homes,” he said. “If these drugs are no longer needed by the patient they were prescribed to, it makes sense to destroy them so that they can’t be accessed by others.” In addition, Breen said he would like to have a drop-off location always available at the police station; however, that has not been possible because of space limitations.

Capt. Karl Johnson said that based on information from the DEA, 87 pounds of medication was collected; however, he could not say what kinds of medication were dropped off. “We do not catalog them; that is not the purpose of this event,” said Johnson. “Its purpose is to reclaim and remove unused medication from the general population and reduce the possibility of improper disposal.” Johnson also spoke about the importance of the event not just for Lynnfield, but for the entire North Shore as well. “It’s not that it’s important just for Lynnfield – rather, it’s im-

portant for everyone,” he said. “We have been participating for several years running and intend to continue doing so for the foreseeable future.” On a national level, the Take

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he November meeting of the Lynnfield Historical Society will be held on Tuesday, November 14. It will feature author Dina Vargo speaking on her book, “ Wild Women of Boston.” The sons of liberty are celebrated in the rebellious history of Boston – but what of their sisters? An audacious and determined procession of reformers, socialites, criminals and madams made the city what it is today. One hundred years before Rosa Parks, African American abolitionist Sarah Parker Remond refused to give up her seat while attending a play in Boston. Fiery activists Harriet Hemenway and Minna Hall led a boycott against bird plumage in ladies’ dress and brought the fashion industry to its knees. Later, women like Boston Marathon runner Kathrine Switzer blazed their

own trails. Vargo will tell the stories of the wild women of the Hub. She has been a lover of history and tricorn hats since dressing up at the age of six as Betsy Ross for our nation’s bicentennial. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Pittsburgh, she worked for the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation and as an archivist for the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area. She also holds a mas-

ter’s in public administration from the University of Pittsburgh and currently works in the affordable housing field. After moving to the Boston area, she became a volunteer docent for Boston By Foot, where she developed an interest for writing off-beat walking tours and published her first book, “Wild Women of Boston: Mettle and Moxie in the Hub.” All are welcome. Refresh-


THE LYNNFIELD ADVOCATE – Friday, November 3, 2017

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High School Principal Robert Cleary (left) spoke with Lynnfield resident Fran Santangelo (right) during the makerspace event on Oct. 30.

the future.” Senior Center Director Linda Naccara said she is pleased with the visit and excited about working with the high school again. “The visit to the high school makerspace was fascinating. We took 10 seniors and each of them were interested and engaged the entire time by all of the new technology,” she said. “However, the real stars of the show were the students. Each student was mature, friendly, welcoming, smart and patient. They made the experience fun and not intimidating.”

Ly n n f i e l d re s i d e n t Fra n Santangelo tries his hand at using the Sphero Robots during the makerspace event on Oct. 30 at Lynnfield High School.

WOMEN | FROM PAGE 4 ments will be served at the close of the performance. Founded in 1954, the Lynnfield Historical Society’s mission is to preserve and maintain the Old Meeting House, which was built in 1714 and is the third-oldest puritan meeting house in continual use and standing on its original green. The Society also records the history and progress of Lynnfield, and it collects and preserves significant books, documents, memoirs and

Page 5 other objects pertaining to Lynnfield’s history and that of individuals and families identified with it. Along with the Lynnfield Historical Commission, the Society maintains and supports the Lynnfield Historical Centre as a research facility open to the public, and where its collections may be accessed. To visit the Historical Centre call 781-334-9620 and leave a message or email lhc@ or Volunteers are very welcome.

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~ Letter-to-the-Editor ~

Serious Environmental Concerns for the Rail Trail Dear Editor, On September 28, 2017, some Lynnfield residents attended a City of Newburyport public meeting to discuss the soil contamination and environmental cleanup of the Clipper City Rail Trail. Representatives from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also attended the meeting, since earlier this year, a contractor found soil contamination, specifically polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), on the old rail corridor along the shoreline of Newburyport. What are PCBs? Polychlorinated biphenyls are a mixture of individual chemicals which are no longer produced in the United States, but they are still found in the environment. Health effects that have been associated with exposure to PCBs include skin conditions in adults and neurobehavioral and immunological changes in children, and they are known to cause cancer in animals. PCBs were used as lubricants on trains and railroad transformers in the mid 1900’s. Over the years, these chemicals were released and contaminated the soil on the tracks. At the meeting, we were shocked to learn that all railroad corridors are assumed to have some level of contaminants. We learned that in order to analyze the soil contaminants, a scientist must wear protective gear and use special tools to extract the samples. We expressed concern that this digging might release these contaminants into the air or water. We were told that short term exposure to these chemicals may not be hazardous to anyone, but long term exposure might be hazardous, which did not provide us with any comfort. We were further advised that by keeping the soil undisturbed, these contaminants are less likely to harm the people, plants, water and wildlife near the affected areas. We were disheartened to recall that in Lynnfield, the Reedy Meadow area is slated to be crossed by a bridge strong enough to support emergency vehicles. The support for that planned bridge would be accomplished through the use of over 200 pilings sunk deep into the railroad bed causing significant soil disturbance to support these vehicles. It seems as though history

may repeat itself if Lynnfield undergoes such a risky proposition. If contaminants are discovered – as they were in Newburyport – how will they affect the residents of Lynnfield, our water resources and wildlife? By disrupting soil which has already been contaminated by the railroads of years past, we are essentially releasing toxic elements into the air. What will this project cost us, both in terms of health as well as tax money? The Newburyport Planning Office noted at the meeting that their city had received two grants (one from the EPA and the other from the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission) to help start the cleanup. Cleanup of these sites, even with grant money, can be very expensive. Newburyport purchased the railroad bed approximately ten years ago with an intent to build a lengthy rail trail. Unfortunately for Newburyport, it has no environmental insurance coverage for this cleanup. Even if they did have a policy, it would likely not cover pre-existing conditions. This is why they now require grant money to move forward. How much grant money would be available to Lynnfield if we run into the same problem? What will be the cost to the town of Lynnfield? The Citizens of Lynnfield Against the Rail Trail implore our fellow residents and selectmen to think very carefully about the potential liabilities and costs of building a rail trail through residen-

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Field hockey team wraps up regular season with two wins Division 2 North state tourney started Wednesday with Lynnfield as eighth seed By Joe Mitchell


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regular season against Newburyport (3-1) and Peabody (3-0). The Pioneers (11-7 overall, 9-7 in the CAL Kinney Division) are the eighth seed in Division 2 North, and their first-round opponent Danvers (8-4-6) is right behind them in the ninth spot. They faced off against each other on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Lynnfield (after press deadline). In what might be a good omen for the postseason, the Lynnfield girls went up against Newburyport last Thursday, Oct. 26, at home on Senior Day. It was raining heavily beforehand, but all of a sudden just before game time Mother Nature cooperated to give the team an opportunity to honor its five seniors for their contributions to the program the last four years. They then worked together to complete a memorable evening with a win. “It was like a miracle, when the skies cleared for the game,” said coach Mamie Reardon. Laura Bockoff accounted for all three goals against the Clippers, beginning with one before halftime. The unique

aspect of each score was that they were initiated via corners by the same three players. Ashley Barrett started the opportunity by sending it into Abby Buckley, who then tapped it back to Barrett in the circle, before she passed the ball to the opposite corner of the net for Bockoff, who then knocked it home. “We have worked on this play in practice all season long, and it paid off for us in this game on Senior Day,” said Reardon. It just might have been another good omen for future success. Goalie Emily Dickey once again did her part to help secure a win by making seven saves. Her teammates were credited with eight shots on goal at the other end of the field. The Pioneers then wrapped up the regular season against non-league Peabody on the road. The visitors scored twice in the first half to take a 2-0 lead at halftime. Ashley Barrett started things off with a solo effort goal. Carolyn Garofoli also netted an unassisted tally. In the second half, fresh-

man Jennifer Flynn closed out the offense with a marker from Ashley Barrett off of a corner. Dickey made three saves to help account for the shutout. The Cape Ann League allstar team was announced late last week, and the locals are represented quite well on the second team by Ashley and Brianna Barrett, the team’s junior twins, and sophomore Lily Rothwell. Ashley was the team’s leading pointgetter during the regular season, while Rothwell had the most goals. “We only had three returning varsity starters, and so we went into this season looking to make the postseason, which we did,” said Reardon. The Pioneers have been accustomed to making the state tournament since 2007, missing it just once in 2010. But this year, Reardon remarked, her team went through the entire regular season without a single tie, and she can’t remember the last time that oddity took place. Another omen, another miracle – only time will tell.

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he last time the Lynnfield High School girls’ soccer team played a competitive game on the pitch was last Saturday, Oct. 28, against host Essex Tech, where they won in a shutout, 2-0. They have since waited around, albeit practicing every day, to find out who they will be playing in the Division 3 North state tournament. The pairings were announced Wednesday (after press deadline), and coach Mark Vermont anticipates his team will be playing its first-round game at home either on Friday or Saturday. Check out www.miaa. net for tournament scheduling details. The Pioneers finished the regular season 12-3-3 overall, 11-3-3 in the Cape Ann League Kinney Division. They ended up tied for second with Newburyport behind first-place Masco. Throughout the long layoff – playing only two games in almost two weeks – the Lynnfield girls did scrimmage Danvers Thursday afternoon to

stay sharp for their anticipated aforementioned tournament opener. Essex Tech was their last real opponent. They led in that game at halftime, 1-0, on an unassisted goal by Grace Sperling. They added the allimportant insurance marker in the 69th minute after Torey Morelli knocked it home from Kate Mitchell. “We controlled more of the Essex Tech game in the second half,” Vermont said. The Pioneers outshot the host team, 10-2, and sophomore goalie Amberly McCarter took advantage of her opportunity to help record the varsity shutout. The Cape Ann League all-star team was announced late last week, and senior Liz Shaievitz earned the league’s Player of the Year Award after leading the Pioneers on offense with 12 goals and 4 assists. “[Shaievitz] was very valuable to us throughout the regular season, and she worked very


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Pioneers football team bowls over Bedford to secure first-round playoff win

Lynnfield now takes on Newburyport Friday night at home in the North semifinals By Joe Mitchell


he Lynnfield Football Pioneers (7-1, top seed) were able to get over the disappointing loss to Hamilton-Wenham to close out the regular season slate two weeks ago, and returned to form, while taking their frustrations out on Bedford (2-6, eighth seed) to begin the Division 5 North Super Bowl playoffs at home on Oct. 27. The home team won the game going away, 34-6. Quarterback Matt Mortellite showed his leadership by producing two rushing touchdowns and throwing for another to catapult his teammates to the North semifinal round Friday night against Newburyport (43, fifth seed), also at home, starting at 7 p.m. The Clippers defeated Weston (5-3), the fourth seed, 28-0, in their firstround game last week. Coach Neal Weidman still sees some things his club can eliminate – like penalties and dropped passes – to make it an even more efficient team going forward in this postseason, but against Bedford they did what they had to do to advance to the next round. Anthony Murphy ignited the offense with a three-yard run to the end zone after Harry Col-

lins blocked a Bedford punt on the kicking team’s 20 in the opening stanza. Murphy ended up running the ball four times for 50 yards against Bedford. But the Pioneers really got going in the second quarter with three unanswered scores to take a 28-0 halftime lead. Mortellite scored his first of two rushing touchdowns from 17 yards out to begin the surge. He was then credited with a 45yard run to pay dirt. Both touchdowns were a result of turnovers created by Zack Huynh, when he accounted for his first varsity career interception, before recovering a fumble that led to Lynnfield’s third touchdown of the game. Tyler Murphy then closed out the second quarter offensive barrage with another touchdown, this time from 20 yards out. Nick Kinnon, who also nailed three successful extra points, was on the receiving end of a 33-yard touchdown aerial from Mortellite in the third quarter to basically seal the deal on this playoff game. Kinnon caught three other passes in this game for a combined total of 50 yards on all four catches, while Mortellite aired it out 19 times, completing 11 of them, for 173 yards. A win over Newburyport

Nick Kinnon sealed the Pioneers’ victory over Bedford when he caught a 33-yard touchdown pass from QB Matt Mortellite.

on Friday night would put the Pioneers into the North finals against the victor of the Watertown (4-4, sixth seed) at Somerville (6-2, sec-

Quarterback Matt Mortellite lead the way for the Pioneers in their 34-4 win over Bedford in the Division 5 North Super Bowl playoffs, scoring two rushing touchdowns and throwing another. (Advocate file photos)

ond seed) game, also on Friday night at the same time. T h e R a i d e r s d e fe a t e d Swampscott (6-2), the third seed, 31-10, last Saturday

in Big Blue country, while Somerville beat Triton (2-6), the seventh seed, 27-9, in each team’s first-round encounters.

LHS Pioneers Boys Varsity Soccer Senior Night

Madison, Scott, Hunter, Heidi, Faith, and Josephine Barone.

Dough, Jeremy, and Christine Joe, Joseph, and Isabella Frank, Matthew, and Jen Banks. Pavao. Ricciardi.

leg a couple of weeks ago and will miss the tournament. But she still has been practicing hard to accomplish this hon- with the team, maintaining or,” said Vermont. camaraderie, and will be on She aggravated her injured the sidelines cheering them

on in the postseason. “I really feel bad for her,” Vermont said of his senior captain, who was also an EMass and All-State allstar selection. Classmate Kate Mitchell was


also an All-League player with Shaievitz, while being named second-team EMass all-star as a forward and midfielder. Mitchell, too, is a captain on the team, along with defend-

er Hannah Filipe and midfielder Sydney Santosuosso, and both those players made the all-star team to appropriately round out the recognition of the team’s leaders.

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LHS Pioneers Girls Varsity Field Hockey Senior Night

Aidan, Will, Patrick, Mae, and Kerri Norton, Anne Dolaher, and Sarrah Norton.

John, Natasha, and Kathy Cushing.

Eva, Laura, and Eileen Bockoff.

Jack, Alexandra, and Traci Ross.

Hailey and Maria Castinetti.

LHS Pioneers Girls Varsity Volleyball Senior Night

Steve and Elama Kotler, Leslie Kerzher, and Adriana Kotler.

Bruce and Ali McPherson, and Dorie Wolf.

Lisa, Emory, Jed, and Ted Caswell.

Jacqueline Kelleher and Maxine and Chris Boyle.

Michelle and Makayla Maffeo.

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Atty. McBride lauded; meals tax revenues a boon Dear Lynnfield Residents, I thought I would pass along some information that may be of interest to you, but may have been missed with all of our busy schedules. Did you know, Lynnfield’s talent continues to shape and change public policy in this state? One of our own, Attorney Britt McBride was recently appointed to the Cannabis Control Commission by the Attorney General. Attorney McBride previously worked in the Attorney General’s office as the Deputy Chief of Staff and as Director of Open Government after serving as counsel to the Dept. of Public Safe-

ty. Lynnfield has taken some definitive stances in the public debate, most recently with questions on the floor of Town meeting about the zoning bylaw and marijuana. Congratulations to Attorney McBride for her appointment. Did you know Lynnfield’s meals tax revenues are up? Lynnfield boasts some of the best restaurants in the area and many people are visiting town to enjoy some wonderful dining. The town is benefitting from these visitors with meal tax revenues collected by the state and then sent to the town. The town has seen an increase in meals

tax revenues. In 2016 we collected $503,980 while in 2017 we collected $531,227. (Please keep in mind our state’s fiscal year ends June 30. We are now in Massachusetts State fiscal year 2018.) The collections are reimbursed quarterly. This September, just passed, we received $146,052 up from $131,773. We can safely assume that this means that our local restaurants are doing well. Thank you for reading this article and I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Kind Regards, Katy Shea

LYNNFIELD POLICE LOG tals from an accident involving three vehicles. 12:04 a.m. – Wakefield Police 10:15 p.m. – Caller reports looking for party in woods tree in roadway at Daventry on Kimball Lane. Lynnfield Court. Dept. of Public Works PD stood by. notified. Traffic detoured. 8:00 a.m. – Report of woman sleeping in Mercedes FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27 Benz SUV with New Hampshire plates on Hidden Valley 3:32 a.m. – A loud disturRoad. Officer reports unable bance of a man yelling outto locate vehicle. side his North Broadway 4:16 p.m. – Unlocked vehiapartment was reported. Ofcle at Edward Avenue resificer reports man has gone dence was entered sometime inside. in overnight hours – nothing 7:44 a.m. – Caller reports taken. theft from motor vehicle at 4:33 p.m. – Wires down re39 Highland Ave. ported on Lowell Street. Fire 12:16 p.m. – Caller reports Dept. reports Verizon wires motor vehicle break-in durmoved to side of road. ing overnight hours on Prospect Avenue. A report was taken by officer. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25


12:13 a.m. – Three juveniles – two ages 15, one age 14 – were taken into custody for use of motor vehicle without authority, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and an arrest warrant. 1:29 a.m. – Partridge Lane resident reports motor vehicle break-in. Report taken at police station. 6:49 to 10:38 a.m. – Multiple reports of motor vehicle break-ins at Tedford Lane (two) and Liberty Lane. 5:07 p.m. – Off-duty firefighter reports single car motor vehicle accident on Lowell Street – requesting rescue.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 4:48 a.m. – Caller reports van parked on side of Lynnfield Street with driver possibly sleeping inside. Dispatched officer reports driver of commercial vehicle sleeping and sent on his way. 9:33 p.m. – Caller at Upton Lane residence reports someone attempting to break in to her home.

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12:28 a.m. – Three men were apprehended for allegedly breaking & entering of a vehicle at 2 Sparhawk Dr. Andrew Mento, 27, of Somerville; Patrick Farris, 25, of Charlestown; and Brendan Wicker, 20, of Winthrop were each charged with breaking & entering a boat/vehicle for misdemeanor. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29 12:59 a.m. – A caller report11:06 p.m. – Caller reports ed a man came into the Unittree down and blocking Wal- ed Parcel Service on Kimball nut Street. Emergency crews Lane bloody, saying he ran report able to move tree off through the woods. A disto side of road, making road patched officer transportTHURSDAY, OCTOBER 26 passable. ed the man to the police sta9:06 a.m. – Motor vehicle ac- 11:16 p.m. – Caller reports tion. cident with multiple injuries tree in roadway at Lowell 7:07 & 7:49 a.m. – Callers on reported on Main Street & Street and Durham Drive. Central Road and Alexandra Route 128. Two persons were Dept. of Public Works noRoad report motor vehicles transported to area hospitified to remove tree from had been broken into.

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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 the week of October 23-27. HANDICAPPED PARKING (H 3973) House 152-0, approved legislation cracking down on the misuse of handicapped parking placards including increasing the period of license suspension for wrongful use or display of a placard from 30 to 60 days for a first offense and from 90 to 120 days for a second offense. Another provision would prohibit the obstruction of the expiration date or placard number and subject an offender to a $50 fine. The measure also prohibits making a false statement on an application for a placard and imposes a fine of $500 for a first offense and $1,000 for subsequent offenses. Supporters said it is time to crack down on these offenders who are taking spaces that should be used by a handicapped person. They noted a recent report by the Inspector General revealed widespread abuse of these placards. They noted that many placards still in use belonged to people who had died and said the placards can be used to park all day at most metered spaces, resulting in millions of dollars in lost meter fees to cities and towns. The Senate has approved its own version of the bill and the House version now goes to the Senate for consideration. (A “Yes” vote is for the bill.) Rep. Bradley Jones Yes PROTECT STATE AND LOCAL PUBLIC EMPLOYEES (H 3974) House 151-0, approved a bill that provides all state and municipal workers with the same protections provided to private workers under the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). Supporters said an average of 28 municipal workers per week suffer injuries serious enough to be out of work for five days or more. They noted this protection would cover some 450,000 state and local public workers who perform jobs that are sometimes just as dangerous as private sector ones. The Senate has approved its own version of the bill and the House version now goes to the Senate for consideration. The

main difference is that the Senate bill sets an effective date of September 1, 2018, while the House sets it at July 1, 2019. (A “Yes” vote is for the bill.) Rep. Bradley Jones Yes CRIMINAL JUSTICE CHANGES (S 2185) Senate 27-10, approved a bill making some major changes to the state’s criminal justice system including repealing mandatory minimum sentences for low level drug offenders, reducing and eliminating some fees and fines, making changes to the bail system and the juvenile justice system,allowing for compassionate release of ill inmates, raising from 18 to 19 the age at which someone can be charged in adult court and making dangerousness hearings available in more cases and allowing longer detention of defendants on a dangerousness finding. Supporters said the bill is a balanced one that updates many laws and repeals some arcane laws while still protecting the public. They argued that the bill is a big step toward ending the vicious cycles of incarceration and crime.” “This bill is about lifting people up instead of locking them up, while focusing attention on the most serious offenders,” said its sponsor Sen. Will Brownsberger. Assistant Majority Leader Cynthia Creem (D-Newton) said, “I am proud to say that this bill touches on every phase of the criminal justice system, from the front end of the system, including more diversion and expansion of addiction treatment opportunities, to the back end including sentencing, prison programing and solitary confinement reforms. This bill goes a long way to modernize our system in line with our principles of rehabilitation and reduced recidivism.” Opponents said that the bill goes too far and weakens the state’s criminal justice laws in many ways. “There are aspects of the bill which we believe hold out promise and which we embrace, but still feel that too many aspects of the bill throw it far out of balance.” said nine of the state’s eleven district attorneys in a letter. “This undermines the cause and pursuit of fair and equal justice for all, largely ignores the interests of victims of crime, and puts at risk the undeniable strides and unparalleled suc-

cess of Massachusetts’ approach to public safety and criminal justice for at least the last 25 years.” (A Yes” vote is for the bill. A “No” vote is against it). Sen. Thomas McGee Yes FELONY THRESHOLD (S 2185) Under current law, a person who commits theft under $250 is charged with a misdemeanor and above $250 with a felony which carries a stiffer sentence. A section of the criminal justice bill debated last week proposed raising the $250 threshold to $1,500. Senate 15-22, rejected an amendment that would decrease the proposed $1,500 threshold to $1,000. Amendment supporters said that the hike from $250 to $1,500 is excessive and argued that $1,000 is a reasonable compromise.They said the hike to $1,500 would result in serious theft being categorized as a minor misdemeanor. Amendment opponents said the $250 threshold has not been raised since it was established in 1987. They argued that the $1,500 threshold would put Massachusetts in line with other states in the area. (A “Yes” vote is for the hike to $1,000. A “No” vote is for the hike to $1,500.) Sen. Thomas McGee No

commits assault and battery that causes serious injury on a police officer. Amendment supporters said police officers are our first line of defense and risk their lives every day. They said anyone who causes serious injury to an officer should serve at least a mandatory year in jail. Amendment opponents said they appreciate the work and sacrifices of police officers but generally hesitate to single out specific groups for special treatment because it is difficult to decide where to draw the line. Both roll calls are listed. Some senators changed their vote on the second roll call. Senate President Stan Rosenberg explained that on the first roll call, some senators were unclear on what the amendment would do because of excessive chatting by senators and staff in the temporary chamber which to begin with has poor acoustics. The Senate has been holding its sessions in Gardner Auditorium while the regular Senate chamber is being renovated. (A “Yes” vote is for the 1-year mandatory sentence. A “No” vote is against it.) Sen. Thomas McGee Yes/Yes CHARGE STUDENTS WITH ASSEMBLY DISRUPTION (S 2185) Under current law, anyone who disrupts an assembly of people meeting for a legal purpose is subject to up to one month in prison and a $50 fine. A section of the criminal justice bill debated last week would exempt students from being charged or convicted of this type of violation if the alleged disruption is within the school building or at a schoolsponsored event. Senate 11-27, rejected an amendment that would eliminate the proposed student exemption and keep the current law in place. Amendment supporters said current law has worked well. They argued that schools should have the flexibility whether to charge students or not. Amendment opponents said the change is aimed at encouraging use of the criminal justice system for school discipline issues only if there is no other tool available. They noted that under current law students can still be charged with other more serious offenses. (A “Yes” vote is for not exempting students. A “No” vote is for exempting students.) Sen. Thomas McGee No

INCREASE FINES FOR DRUNK DRIVERS (S 2185) Senate 14-23, rejected an amendment that would double fines imposed on any owner or of a vehicle who allows a person who has had his or her license revoked to drive the owner’s car; or allows a person who has an ignition interlock restricted license to drive the owner’s car without a device. The device is measure also increases the fine to $5,000 and adds an additional jail sentence for a person who violates these two laws and already has been previously convicted or assigned to an alcohol or controlled substance education, treatment, or rehabilitation program. Amendment supporters said it is time to crack down and get tougher with both first-time and habitual drunk drivers. Amendment opponents said the state already has very substantial penalties for drunk drivers and this amendment has not been fully vetted. (A “Yes” vote is for the increased penalties. A “No” vote is against them.) Sen. Thomas McGee No ADDITIONAL JAIL SENTENCE FOR DEALING 1-YEAR MANDATORY DRUGS NEAR SCHOOL AND SENTENCE FOR PLAYGROUNDS (S 2185) ASSAULTING A POLICE Current law imposes a mandaOFFICER (S 2185) tory jail sentence on drug dealers Senate approved 25-13 and who sell drugs within 300 feet of then approved by a wider 31-6 a public or private school or withmargin, an amendment impos- in 100 feet of a playground. The ing a 1-year mandatory mini- sentence is in addition to the senmum sentence on anyone who tence for selling the drugs. A sec-

tion of the criminal justice bill debated last week proposed eliminating that current law. Senate 15-23, rejected an amendment that would re-instate current law that establishes school and playground zones. Amendment supporters said dealers often target school zones and playgrounds because they know that there are impressionable young people there who can easily get hooked on a dangerous drug. They said keeping the additional mandatory sentence will show that the state will remain tough on drug dealers. Amendment opponents said the school and playground zone restriction is a defunct ineffective way of dealing with the drug problem. They noted that a review of each drug-dealing case in a handful of cities indicated that a not a single school zone case had anything to do with selling to children but was simply the place where a dealer was selling to an adult. (A “Yes” vote is for creating school and playground zones. A “No” vote is against these zones.) Sen. Thomas McGee No H O W LO N G WA S L A S T 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 October 2327, the House met for a total of nine hours and 8 minutes and the Senate met for a total of 14 hours and 43 minutes. MON.OCTOBER 23 House11:01 a.m. to11:21 a.m. Senate 11:08 a.m. to11:25 a.m. TUES. OCTOBER 24 No House session No Senate session WED.OCTOBER 25 House11:03 a.m. to 3:38 p.m. No Senate session THURS.OCTOBER 26 House11:04 a.m. to 1:43 p.m. Senate 11:04 a.m. to 1:27 a.m. on Friday FRI.OCTOBER 27 House11:03 a.m. to 2:57 p.m Senate1:02 p.m. to 1:05 p.m. Bob Katzen welcomes feedback at

THE LYNNFIELD ADVOCATE – Friday, November 3, 2017

Paul Connors

by Jim Miller

When Will Medicaid Pay for Nursing Home Care?

Patricia A. “Pat” (Johnson) Fialli

Answers below - No cheating!

19. Harry Truman

8. The Empire State Building

18. Rutherford B. Hayes

7. They were all American car manufacturers.

16. Calvin Coolidge 15. No; Bruce Johnson did. 14. Ben Franklin 13. “Maude” 12. None

3. The Isle of Man

11. Run with it

2. “Li’l Abner” by Al Capp

10. Raspberry

1. Voting (but not for everyone)

The Advocate’s Super Trivia Quiz


4. Imperial or high rank or power

f Everett on October 29th. Beloved wife of Joseph “Joe”. Mother of Joseph and his wife Tracy of Reading, Mark and his wife Pamela of North Reading, Robert and his wife Dawn of Everett, Patricia Filippone and her husband Gerald of Saugus and Maureen Garvey and her husband John of Plymouth. Sister of the late Frank E. Johnson and Fred Johnson. Sisterin-law of the late Angelina and Michael Fialli. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, Joanna, Andrea, Stephen, Jennifer, Michael, Lindsay, RJ, & Lauren Fialli, Mikayla, Alison, and Alyssa Filippone, John Louis and Alick Garvey. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, Friday, November 3 at 10:45 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Malden at 12 noon. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Entombment will be in the Woodlawn Mausoleum, Everett. In lieu of flowers, dona-

5. The 1960’s (1966 by Lyndon B. Johnson)

17. Texas (the King ranch)


6. Newfoundland

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.


f Everett on October 25. Beloved father of Casey Connors. Loving son of Rita Marchese and the late Thomas Moreschi. Loving brother of Robert Connors and his wife Janet, Thomas Moreschi and his wife Christine and the late Maryann Brown. He is also survived by many loving nieces and a nephew. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, on Friday, November 3 at 9:30 a.m. Services will commence in the funeral home on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. RoccoCarrHendersonFH

1. In the United States, which came first, voting or the Constitution? 2. From what comic strip is Sadie Hawkins Day derived? 3. Where would you find the Manx language? (Hint: Britain.) 4. Traditionally, what did purple indicate? 5. On Nov. 4 in what decade did the president sign the Truth-inPackaging law? 6. On Nov. 5, 1963, Viking ruins were found where in North America? 7. How are REO, Duesenberg and Kaiser similar? 8. Which is taller, the Empire State Building or the Eiffel Tower? 9. The game Monopoly has many versions, including Dog-opoly. True or false? 10. What is another word for Bronx cheer? 11. On Nov. 6, 1869, Rutgers beat Princeton (6-4); a rule forbid doing what with the ball? 12. On a boat, what is a figurehead’s function? 13. What 1970’s TV show starred Bea Arthur? 14. What Founding Father said, “Remember that time is money”? 15. Did Barry Manilow write “I Write the Songs”? 16. What president gave reporters pieces of paper stating “I do not choose to run for president in 1928”? 17. In what state is the country’s largest ranch? 18. On Nov. 7, 1876, Samuel J. Tilden’s presidential bid ended in an Electoral College tie with whom? 19. In 1945 what new president told reporters “Pray for me, boys”? 20. What U.S. city holds an annual Swine Ball?

20. Nashville

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the eligibility requirements to get Medicaid coverage for nursing home care? Caregiving Daughter Dear Caregiving, The rules and requirements for Medicaid eligibility for nursing home care are complicated and will vary according to the state where your parent lives. With that said, here’s a general, simplified rundown of what it takes to qualify. Medicaid Eligibility Medicaid, the joint federal and state program that covers health care for the poor, is also the largest single payer of America’s nursing home bills for seniors who don’t have the resources to pay for their own care. Most people who enter nursing homes don’t qualify for Medicaid at first, but pay for care either through long-term care insurance or out-of-pocket until they deplete their savings and become eligible for Medicaid. To qualify for Medicaid, your parent’s income and assets will need to be under a certain level that’s determined by their state. Most states require that a person have no more than about $2,000 in countable assets that includes cash, savings, investments or other financial resources that can be turned into cash. Assets that aren’t counted for eligibility include their home if it’s valued under $560,000 (this limit is higher – up to $840,000 – in some states), their personal possessions and household goods, one vehicle, prepaid funeral plans and a small amount of life insurance. But be aware that while your parent’s home is not considered a countable asset to determine their eligibility, if he or she can’t return home, Medicaid can go after the proceeds of their house to help reimburse their nursing home costs, unless a spouse or other dependent relative lives there. (There are some other exceptions to this rule.) After qualifying, all sources of your parent’s income such as Social Security and pension checks must be turned over to Medicaid to pay for their care, except for a small personal needs allowance – usually between $30 and $90. You also need to be aware that your parent can’t give away their assets to qualify for Medicaid faster. Medicaid officials will look at their financial records going back five years to root out suspicious asset transfers. If they find one, their Medicaid coverage will be delayed a certain length of time, according to a formula that divides the transfer amount by the average monthly cost of nursing home care in their state. So if, for example, your parent lives in a state where the average monthly nursing home cost is $5,000 and they gave away cash or other assets worth $50,000, they would be ineligible for benefits for 10 months ($50,000 divided by $5,000 = 10). Spousal Protection Medicaid also has special rules for married couples when one spouse enters a nursing home and the other spouse remains at home. In these cases, the healthy spouse can keep one half of the couple’s assets up to $120,900 (this amount varies by state), the family home, all the furniture and household goods and one automobile. The healthy spouse is also entitled to keep a portion of the couple’s monthly income – between $2,030 and $3,022. Any income above that goes toward the cost of the nursing home recipient’s care. What about Medicare? Medicare, the federal health insurance program for seniors 65 and older, and some younger people with disabilities, does not pay for long-term care. It only helps pay up to 100 days of rehabilitative nursing home care, which must occur after a hospital stay. Find Help For more detailed information, contact your state Medicaid office (see for contact information). You can also get help from your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (see, which provides free counseling on all Medicare and Medicaid issues.

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Capolupo, Vincent M

Capolupo, Allison C

Lynne P Montesanto LT

Montesanto, Lynne P

3 Smith Farm Trl


10.10.2017 $789 000,00

Dewitt, David

Warren E Bushee RET

Bushee, Warren E

560-R Lowell St


12.10.2017 $187 500,00

Reynolds, Donald T

Reynolds, Donna M

Krivelow, Eric

Krivelow, Steven

10 Ledgewood Way #31


11.10.2017 $336 000,00

Yassin, Husain

Sabrah, Zainab

Oconnor, Peter L

Oconnor, Susan L

43 Castle Cir


10.10.2017 $538 900,00

Brooks, Corey J

Turkewich, Gilda G

500 Northshore Rd #4B


12.10.2017 $200 000,00

Archibald, Carla M

Turkewich, Donald J

500 Northshore Rd #7B


12.10.2017 $240 000,00

Larkin, Rosemary

Leonard, Shannon E

28 Highland Park


12.10.2017 $310 000,00

Hinze, Lindsey A

Hinze, Jason

Martinez, Michael

22 Cottage St


13.10.2017 $375 000,00

Harshbarger, Katherine E

Harshbarger, Vicki

Zengilowski, Heather L

8 Walnut St #209


12.10.2017 $239 900,00

Mandragouras, G John

8 Walnut St #118


13.10.2017 $225 000,00

Archibald, Daniel A

Martin, Jeffrey


Leonard, Richard F





LYNN ~ 2 bedroom condo, eat in kitchen, hardwood flooring, ocean views, short walk to public transportation. Call today! ........$219,900

MELROSE ~ 3 bed, 3 bathroom cape, Large eat in kitchen, hardwood flooring, finished lower level, fireplace, 3 car parking, Call today! .... $499,900

SAUGUS ~ 2 bedroom cape, finished basement, 2 sheds, great location, convenient to center of town and major highways ...................$335,000

New construction, 10 rooms, 4 beds, 2-1/2/baths 2 car garage, 3300-3600 square feet, 2 car garage Still time to customize! $950,000 Call Rhonda Combe


Rhonda Combe MELROSE ~ Rehabbed colonial. New kitchen with quartz counters, SS appliances, new bathroom, new gas heating system, paver driveway, fresh paint throughout. Call today! ......$699,900



SAUGUS ~ Come see this well maintained colonial, 3 beds,1.5 baths, granite counters hardwood flooring, gas heat, mudroom, oversized 13k lot, granite ..$399,900


For all your real estate needs!! 781-706-0842

SOLD SAUGUS ~ Colonial, 3 Bedroom, 1.5 bathroom Detached garage, Fireplace living room, dead end street, gas heat. Hardwood flooring, Eat in kitchen ......$389,900




SAUGUS ~ Rehabbed split entry. New kitchen with SS appliances, quartz counters, marble backsplash, new windows, finished lower level, great location, pool, cabana ...$639,900

SAUGUS ~ New construction 4 bed, 2.5 baths, granite kitchen, SS appliances, great location!!, hardwood, central AC, gas fireplace ...$685,000

FOR SALE SAUGUS ~ 1 bedroom condo, remodeled bath, pool, biking and walking trail steps away., conveniently located ...........................$189,900

SAUGUS Call Rhonda Combe at 781-706-0842 for details!!

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LYNNFIELD - $789,900

LYNNFIELD - $1,099,000

LYNNFIELD - $1,049,000


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.

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: 617-797-2222

EVENINGS: 617-538-9396

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

LYNNFIELD - $1,349,000

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.

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!

LYNNFIELD - $599,900

LYNNFIELD - $521,500

WONDERFUL 3 BEDROOM SPLIT ENTRY IN GREAT LOCATION. Fireplace living room opens to dining room, master has full bath, fireplace family room, new laminate flooring in lower level, sun room, new roof, new septic and 2 car garage.

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

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.

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

PEABODY - $409,900

EVENINGS: 617-797-2222

MIDDLETON - $549,000

LYNNFIELD - $829,900


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!!

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. OPEN HOUSE: 286 Maple Street, Middleton Thursday, 11/2 from 11:30am - 1:00pm.

EVENINGS: 617-285-2057

EVENINGS: 978-317-4362

EVENINGS 781-367-1133

LYNNFIELD - $779,900

LYNNFIELD - $999,000

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!

NEWLY RENOVATED CONTEMPORARY, 10 Room, 4 Bedroom, 2-1/2 Bath, 4 Fireplaces, Open Plan Kitchen with White Cabinets & SS Appliances, 1 st Floor Family Room, Den, Mud Room with Laundry, 2 Car Garage, Private Knoll in Sherwood Forest, Move-in Ready.

WEST PEABODY - $514,900

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.

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

EVENINGS: 617-285-2057

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

Bernie Starr - Broker/Owner • Richard Tisei - Broker/Owner Donna Aloisi Bert Beaulieu Cheryl Bogart Helen Bolino

Julie Daigle Kim Burtman Christine Carpenter Alex DeRosa Marshall D'Avanzo Kerry Connelly Eric Doherty

Elena Drislane Lori Kramich Corrie Luongo Maria N. Miara

Catherine Owen Gale Rawding Ron Supino Debra Roberts Patrice Slater Marilyn Phillips Carolyn Palermo Maureen Rossi Donna S nyder - DiMella Marcia Poretsky • 26 Main Street, Lynnfield • (781) 334-3137


(781) 246-2100

THE LYNNFIELD ADVOCATE - Friday, November 3, 2017