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Friday, October 6, 2017

Local Girl Scouts open Little Free Library By Christopher Roberson

Troop leaders Sara Addesa and Betsy Nunes said the ith money raised from idea for a Little Free Library cookie sales, the 17 surfaced when the troop was girls of Girl Scout Troop 76125 studying the lifestyles and were able to build a Little Free cultures of girls in other parts Library, which was recently in- of the world. Some of the books available stalled at Emerson Park. During the Sept. 29 dedica- in the library’s initial stock intion, Mayor Edward Betten- clude “The Monogram Murcourt said he was thrilled to ders” by Sophie Hannah, “Persee the project come to frui- fect Piggies” by Sandra Boyntion after the troop brought it ton, “The Very Silly Shark” by to his attention back in May. Jack Tickle and “Mama’s Right “I’ve been looking forward Here” by Liza Baker. Addesa to this day for a long time,” and Nunes said adult books will be available as well. he said. They also said that a second Bettencourt also said the new library will get plenty of Little Free Library has been use in Emerson Park. “This is constructed and will be inthe central park of the city,” he stalled at a location to be desaid, adding that a dog park, termined in West Peabody. According to LittleFreeLiskating rink and splash pad are also planned for the park., the nonprofit orga-


nization operates on the honor system in which residents can take a book and replace it with a book of their own that they would like to donate. The website also states that in 2012, Little Free Library was hailed as “a global sensation” by the Associated Press. In October 2015, the organization received the Library of Congress’s Literacy Award. During the past eight years, Little Free Libraries have popped up in every state and in 70 countries. Including the new location at Emerson Park, there are now 49 Little Free Libraries in Massachusetts. There are also 250 Facebook pages featuring Little Free Libraries, as well as 30,000 photos on Instagram, Flickr and Pinterest.

Shown during Girl Scout Troop 76125’s September 29 dedication of the new Little Free Library at Emerson Park are, from left to right, troop leaders Sara Addesa, Melody Roy and Betsy Nunes. See page 4. (Advocate photo by Christopher Roberson)

Peabody responds to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico By Christopher Roberson


long with other North Shore communities, Peabody has answered the desperate cry for help from a place 1,700 miles away: Puerto Rico. On Sept. 20, the island was

decimated by punishing winds of up to 155 miles per hour from Category 4 Hurricane Maria, according to the National Hurricane Center. Before Maria, Puerto Rico had caught a glancing blow from Hurricane Irma on Sept. 6, which at the time was an even

stronger Category 5 monster. In addition to 34 deaths and the immense level of destruction, Maria knocked out power to all 3.4 million residents. The current outlook remains bleak, as electricity is not expected to be restored for the next six to 12 months.

Meet the 2017 PHS Field Hockey Captains

The Peabody field hockey captains, shown from left, are Mallory LeBlanc, Sofia Rodriguez, and Nicole Ferrante. See the team photo and more inside on page 9. (Advocate photo by Greg Phipps)

“We have dribbles of communications telling us about the conditions … The island is unrecognizable; many people are going to spend the holidays homeless,” said Georgianna Melendez, a member of the new Facebook group North Shore Mass. for Puerto Rico, during a community meeting on Oct. 3. Melendez has a number of family members who live on the island. Mayor Edward Bettencourt said he recently received an email from San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz asking for money. “The money request was to rebuild and restructure,” he said. “It’s painful to watch, it’s painful to see.” Therefore, Bettencourt said, the city will set up a PayPal donation link on its website. Melendez said some of the items that will run out the quickest include toothpaste, shampoo, razors and condoms. “People still have sex even if they don’t have electricity,” she said. Other items that can be donated include batteries, car inverter outlets, solar chargers for cellphones and flashlights. Melendez said clothing and bottled water are not being collected, as other communities have been sending those items. “It costs too much for us to ship; let some-

one else take care of that,” she said. Melendez said the City of Lawrence has made tremendous progress in collecting donations. “They have a warehouse with pallets piled high,” she said. Yet, Melendez said one of her greatest concerns is that the crisis in Puerto Rico could eventually be forgotten. “My fear with disaster relief is once it’s not in the news anymore, people forget about it,” she said. Melendez said another challenge is transporting items from Peabody to Puerto Rico. “If someone has a private plane, please tell me,” she said. In response, one resident said she would speak with officials at Beverly Airport about the possibility of making such arrangements. Residents also suggested sending letters to local businesses asking for donations and making robocalls. In addition, Scott Sternberg of Salem suggested sending aid to cities elsewhere on the island so as not to get it lost in the bottleneck at San Juan. Melendez also urged residents to attend a relief drive, which will be held at Immaculate Conception Parish at 15 Hawthorne Blvd. in Salem from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 7.

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Veteran educator running for School Committee By Christopher Roberson

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as being “quite an adventure so far.”“Everybody I’ve met has been vitally interested in the community,” he said. In addition, Aiello said it is often assumed that senior citizens are against the schools, particularly during budget season. “This is not the case, they’re not against education,” he said. “They just want to make sure that the money is being spent properly.” Aiello also said that more

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aving been “tied in with education” for the past 56 years, one of the few things Laurence Aiello has not done is serve on the School Committee – now he is looking to change that. A first-time candidate for public office, Aiello spent 25 years as an elementary school principal in Salem, ManchesterBy-The-Sea, Cambridge and Salem, N.H. “It’s the place where kids need the most care,” he said of elementary school. On the other end of the spectrum, Aiello was also an adjunct graduate professor at Fitchburg State College and has lectured about bullying and school needs. Currently a practicing attorney in Revere, Aiello said he is well versed with the laws governing education as well as the intricacies of constructing a budget. He described his campaign

work is needed in order to truly recognize the toil that teachers endure on a daily basis. “Not too many people know what teachers do,” he said, adding that that toil is not exclusive to elementary educators. “High school teachers do one hell of a job.” A principal for more than two decades, Aiello said those employees are usually the first to be let go if budget cuts are needed. “Principals are the least protected people in a school system,” he said, adding that their contracts are renewed on a yearly basis. “They’re susceptible to a lot of anxiety and angst.” Looking ahead, Aiello outlined what he considers to be the top three challenges facing Peabody’s schools. The first challenge is to hire a new superintendent of schools. To accomplish this, Aiello said the

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PACC begins third year of Young Entrepreneurs Academy on Oct. 25

Shown from last year’s class with their business logos are, from left to right, Brandon Heath (Peabody), Aum Trivedi (Andover), Ryan Bey (Lynnfield), Sofia Vasconcelos (Peabody), Luke O’Leary (Carlisle), Mike Axiotakis (Lynnfield), and Matthew Ciampa (Lynnfield).

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tudents from Peabody, Ly n n f i e l d a n d o t h e r North Shore communities will once again have the opportunity to cash in on their dreams of having their own businesses with the return of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). YEA! Program Manager Maria Terris, who is also the event coordinator for the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, said there are currently 12 students enrolled in this year’s class, four of whom are from Peabody and three from Lynnfield. Those students include Taylor Ross, an eighth grade student at Higgins Middle School, Alex Locke, a junior at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Dylan Blacker, a senior at Lynnfield High School, Gianfranco Sacco, a sophomore at Lynnfield High School, Jacob Bettencourt, a senior at Essex Technical High School, Adam Hoffman, a senior at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School and Christopher Areglado, a junior at Lynnfield High School. The other five stu-

Shown proudly displaying shirts that read “MEET YOUR FUTURE BOSS” are, from left to right, Brandon Heath, Mike Axiotakis, Ryan Bey, Sofia Vasconcelos, Aum Trivedi, Luke O’Leary, and Matthew Ciampa.

dents will be coming from Danvers and Westford. “The students from Peabody and Lynnfield range in age from 13-18 and are all excited to be a part of this innovative program,” said Terris. “They know that it will be work above and beyond school and sports, but they are a committed, dedicated group who want to stand up and stand out.” “Students are chosen based on a written application and

interview,” said Terris. “We look for students who have the entrepreneurial spirit, the desire to create something whether it is a product, service or social movement.” Starting on Oct. 25, YEA! will meet every Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at North Shore Community College in Danvers. Terris said YEA! teaches students how to brainstorm business ideas, write a busi-





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Little Free Library opens at Emerson Park

JOB WELL DONE: Mayor Edward Bettencourt joined Peabody Girl Scout Troop 76125 to help dedicate the new Little Free Library on Sept. 29 at Emerson Park. The Girl Scout troop raised the funds to open the Little Free Library.

Water treatment service to return by spring By Christopher Roberson


f all goes according to plan, the Coolidge Avenue Water Treatment Plant will be back

in service between February and June of next year. “It’s an incredibly aggressive schedule – incredibly aggressive,” said Leah Stan-

ton of Weston and Sampson during the Sept. 28 City Council meeting. The plant has been closed since it was severely damaged by a three-alarm fire on March 13. It was later determined that the blaze was caused by birds that chewed through electrical wires while nesting on the roof. “The plant’s been offline, let’s get this thing up and running,” said Stanton. The city’s insurance provider has put the total damage at approximately $3.3 million. Within that figure, Stanton said Peabody would be responsible for about $200,000.

She also said it will take “12-14 weeks” to get new pumps and filtration equipment delivered to the plant for installation. Councillor-at-Large David Gravel said he appreciated Stanton’s update. “It helps to enlighten people on how slow it is to do something with public funds,” he said. “It’s like this crazy elongation of a timeline.” Councillor-at-Large Anne Manning-Mar tin said the roof, which was completely destroyed in the fire, was replaced in July. However, crews have not been able to get inside the building, as it remains structurally unsafe. “All that can be done is being done as fast as possible,” said Manning-Martin. In other news, the council voted unanimously to appoint Matthew Genzale of Julie Circle as an alternate member of the Planning Board and Gerry Kruczkowski of Colonial Road as an alternate member of the Conservation Commission. Genzale has owned MRG Construction Management since 2011. Prior to his current position, Genzale was a senior project manager at Prism Builders in Wakefield. Kruczkowski was a student monitor at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School from 2015-2017. For several years, he was a sales representative for companies such as Bel-

mont Springs Water, TruGreen Chemlawn, Workplace Essentials and Curtis 1000. The councillors also voted unanimously to grant a Special Permit to A Mom’s Village to operate a women’s gym and child enrichment center at 635-637 Lowell St. “We’re really excited about bringing our vision of making motherhood a little bit easier to Peabody,” said owner Stephanie Keohan. Ward 6 Councillor Barry Sinewitz assured his colleagues that employment offers will be contingent on the results of CORI checks. “It won’t just be a gym where they throw teenagers in to watch the kids,” he said. In addition, the council unanimously passed two motions regarding The Meadow at Peabody Golf Course. The first motion was to have the course evaluated by an outside company, and the second motion was to refinance the property over a 10-year period. Sinewitz, chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee on Municipal Golf Course/Skating Rink, said the course has encountered financial trouble and refinancing is a plausible solution. “They want to build a driving range for $40,000 – they don’t have any money,” said Sinewitz. “Even in a good year, I think they made $7,000.”

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Peabody woman wins Topsfield Fair cookie contest Raimo. As the votes were tallied, Raimo quickly learned that she had won $10 and a blue ribbon denoting a first-place finish. “It was hysterical, I’m and English woman making Italian cookies in an American competition,” she said. “It was stunning really; I just did it for a laugh, I never expected to win.” Although she has been making Italian cookies for the past 16 years, Raimo said she has had a passion for baking Sharon Raimo was recently awarded first place in the cookie contest at the Topsfield Fair. (Courtesy Photo)

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loyal attendee at the Topsfield Fair for the past several years, resident Sharon Raimo of Intervale Avenue had always wanted to enter the fair’s cookie contest. “I’ve always fancied seeing my

cookies on there,” she said. Therefore, after watching one of her friends enter this year, Raimo decided it was time to give it a shot with her Italian cookies, the recipe for which was given to her many years ago by her mother-inlaw. “I tweaked it a bit,” said



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Tanners football notches first win By Greg Phipps


he Peabody Tanners may have found their identity after shutting out Revere, 21-0, last Thursday on the road. Head coach Mark Bettencourt is hopeful that his team’s first win of 2017 can supply some momentum entering the second half of the season. The Tanner defense has been pretty strong through the first four games, having given up just one late touchdown in a 7-0 loss to Danvers and 21 first-half

Peabody defender Michael Tansey collides with a Somerville opponent while attempting to head the ball during Tuesday’s 4-1 home loss. (Advocate photo by Greg Phipps)

points to a high-powered Marblehead attack. No surprise the defense was up to the task again last Thursday. It was the performance of the Peabody offense, which compiled more points against Revere (21) than it had in the opening three games (14), that was the major plus. “This was a good win on a short week, and we need to carry it over to our next game if we hope to make the playoffs,” Bettencourt told the press after the victory. The 1-3 Tanners host Masconomet Regional in a nonconference contest this Friday at 7 p.m. In the win over Revere, the Tanners took a 7-0 lead into halftime and began the second half with a crucial TD drive. Running back Eric DeMayo blasted through the Revere defense for a 60-yard burst, setting up a short scoring run by Elijah White that led to a 14-0 lead. DeMayo collected a six-yard score of his own in the first half after Nolan Murphy recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff. “That was huge – to get the turnover. That gave us momentum,” said Bettencourt. The final points came after the Tanners partially blocked a Re-

vere punt in the fourth quarter. RB Noah Freedman ended up scoring on a six-yard run. Kicker Austin Leggett made good on all three PAT attempts. Leggett had a 31-yard field goal attempt blocked after quarterback Jonell Espinal connected for four completions – three to White – to put Peabody in scoring position late in the first half. “[Running backs] Freedman, DeMayo and Jake Souza all ran hard. We mixed [quarterbacks] Colby Therrien and Jonell Espinal, sometimes changing on the same series,” said Bettencourt in explaining the offensive game plan. “Our two-headed quarterback situation is working and we’ll ride the guy who is throwing the ball better.” After challenging his offensive line during halftime of the Marblehead game a week earlier, Bettencourt credited the o-line with its “best game” of the season so far after last Thursday’s triumph. On defense, Cam Powers and White both had interceptions. The Tanner defense has allowed 28 points in the last three games. The offense has totaled 35 points for the year, with 21 of those coming in last week’s win.


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Peabody volleyball suffers 2nd loss to Danvers By Greg Phipps


fter capturing the first set and leading by four points late in game two, the Peabody Tanners couldn’t keep the powerhouse Danvers Falcons at bay and ended up on the losing end of a 3-1 final in Northeastern Conference (NEC) volleyball action on Monday at the Danvers High School Field House. It was Peabody’s second setback by Danvers this season, as the Tanners dropped a 3-2 decision at home when the two rivals met back in September. On Monday, Peabody used solid defensive play and serving to score a 2520 victory in the first game. The Tanners then appeared on the verge of going up by two games. Peabody led 19-15 late in set two before Danvers produced a 10-3 surge to win 25-22 and even the match at one game apiece. In set three, the Tanners were within two points late but, once again, the hosts would hold on to earn a 25-21 victory and pull ahead, 2-1. Peabody head coach Lisa Keene, whose team had won four straight entering Monday’s match, said the Tanners played better on Monday than they had in the previous loss to the Falcons. “I think we had a good first, second and third game. We eliminated a lot of the errors we made when we played them the first time,” she explained. “The last game wasn’t as good. We struggled with our serve and receive and rotations, and that

Tanner players Jessica Bacelar (36) and Molly Staunton (8) battle for the ball in last week’s home loss to Gloucester.

cost us six or seven points early.” After looking a bit rattled early in the fourth set and falling behind, 9-1, the Tanners showed grit and battled back to pull within two at 19-17 before falling short, 25-21. “They’re a very good team to play against. It’s always a real back-and-forth match between us. We definitely play at a higher level when we play Danvers,” said Keene, whose team fell to 7-3 overall with the loss. Danvers improved to 10-1. For Peabody, setter Rachel Coleman finished with 18 assists and three aces while Serena Laro and Jillian Alimonti

Martyna Kot (21) waits for the ball to come down as teammate Rachel Coleman (32) looks on during the final set of Monday’s NEC loss at Danvers.

had 11 kills between them. Despite the defeat, Keene focused on the positive aspects of Monday’s match. “We’ve improved a lot since the season started, and service-wise we did a great job tonight,” she pointed out. “[The Falcons] have a stronger hitting team than we do, so we have to be much stronger on defense against them.” Field hockey team earns win, tie through first seven games Through its first seven contests, the Peabody field hockey team has collect-

Peabody’s Serena Laro lofts a shot over the outstretched arms of a Danvers defender during Monday’s Northeastern Conference volleyball match. (Advocate photos by Greg Phipps)

ed one win and one tie. The Tanners lost to Gloucester last Thursday at home to fall to 1-5-1 entering this week’s play. The victory was a 7-0 shutout of Malden. In that game, Courtney Ball scored twice and had an assist while Kayla Moy, Nicole Ferrante, Ashley Annese, Jessica Bacelar and Haley Carter collected the other goals. Mallory LeBlanc had two assists and Sofia Rodriguez got the win in goal. The Tanners played to a 1-1 tie against Revere. Ball tallied Peabody’s lone score off an assist from LeBlanc.

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Lady Tanners soccer team falls to Falcons By Greg Phipps


t had been a while, 24 games in fact, since the Peabody girls’ soccer team had lost a Northeastern Conference (NEC) game. That finally occurred Tuesday evening, as the Tanners were defeated 3-1 at always-tough Danvers. Peabody, which dipped to 3-22 overall after the loss, had dropped two in a row since opening the season with three wins and two ties through its first five contests. Head coach Dennis Desroches acknowledged that Danvers, which has been a perennial conference contender in recent years, has the most experienced team in the

Tanner player Sarah Buckley tries to settle the Peabody’s Bridget O’Connell moves upfield ball while fending off a Danvers defender on during first-half action at Danvers Tuesday. Tuesday. (Advocate photos by Greg Phipps)

NEC this season. “I think that showed tonight. They were very good crashing [our] goal and they didn’t let us work off ball,” Desroches told the press after the contest. “We were taking an extra touch or two, and against a team that’s as quick as Danvers, they’ll recover and close that down every time.” The Falcons, who raised their record to 6-2 overall, stormed the Tanner net early and missed on several good scoring opportunities before hitting pay dirt midway through the first half and adding a second score with six minutes remaining in period


Meet the 2017 PHS Field Hockey Team

Members of the 2017 Peabody High School Tanners varsity field hockey team, shown front row from left to right, are: Erica Buttiglieri, Monica Correia, Mallory LeBlanc, Sofia Rodriguez, Nicole Ferrante, Haley Carter, and Daniela Sageri. Pictured back row, same order: Andrea Haley, Kayla Moy, Jessica Bacelar, Camila DeOliveira, Elizabeth Curcio, Gabriela Azevedo, Ashley Annese, Molly Staunton, Jacqueline Cordeiro, Hailee Monies, and Courtney Ball. (Advocate photos by Greg Phipps)

Peabody field hockey senior players pictured front row, from left to right: Erica Buttiglieri, Mallory LeBlanc, Sofia Rodriguez, Nicole Ferrante, and Haley Carter. Pictured back row, same order: Andrea Haley, Monica Correia, Gabriela Azevedo, Molly Staunton, Jacqueline Cordeiro, and Courtney Ball.

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Six new Police Officers sworn-in

Shown, from left to right, are Police Chief Thomas Griffin, new Police Officers Jonathan Blodgett and Thomas Ciulla, Mayor Edward Bettencourt, new Police Officers Michael Donovan, Joanne Kamouzis and Steven Orsini and new Reserve Police Officer Michael Sierra during the Police Department’s swearing-in ceremony on Sept. 28. (Advocate photos by Christopher Roberson)

Michael Sierra is sworn in as a new reserve police officer by City Clerk Timothy Spanos.

New Police Officer Michael Donovan gave his remarks following the Police Department’s swearing-in ceremony.

New Police Officers Jonathan Blodgett, Thomas Ciulla, Michael Donovan, Joanne Kamouzis and Steven Orsini were sworn in by City Clerk Timothy Spanos.

Lady Blues Softball Team crowned 2017 City of Peabody Women’s Softball Champions

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FOOTBALL TEAM DROPS TO 1-3 Despite a 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and 30yard scoring run by David Cifuentes, the Bishop Fenwick Crusaders suffered a 28-14 setback to Arlington Catholic last Thursday. The Crusaders fell to 1-3 with the loss. BF hosts Archbishop Williams on Friday at 6 p.m.

SOCCER: GIRLS WIN, BOYS LOSE TO ST. MARY'S Marissa Orlando scored the lone tally to help lead the Crusader girls to a 1-0 win over St. Mary's on Monday. Maddison Woods was strong on defense as BF improved to 5-4-1 overall. In the boys’ game, the Crusaders were blanked 1-0.


The champions: back row, from left to right: head coach Karin Bettencourt, Nicole Grafton, Bridget Giarusso, Kristen Cunningham, Lisa Leavitt, Julie Broughton, assistant coach Gabby Vitale, Michelle Grifoni and assistant coach Vin Grifoni; front row, same order: Katie Bettencourt, Kenia McKeon, Krista MacKenzie, Elaine Linehan, Maria Nazzaro and Julie Solovicos. (courtesy photo)

one to take a 2-0 lead. The second Falcons goal came on a rebound after two consecutive close-in shots hit the crossbar. The young, freshmen-laden Tanners demonstrated their resiliency by scoring in the final minute of the half. Emily Nelson tallied to bring Peabody within a goal at 2-1. A 12-4 shots-on-goal advantage for Danvers in the opening period was evidence of the home team’s territorial edge. Desroches said his Peabody squad was too hesitant at times on offense and needed to shoot more. Danvers produced the only score of the second half with about 10 minutes left in the game. Tan-

ner goalie Shelby Doucette faced 21 shots and saved 18 of them. In last week’s close 3-2 nonleague defeat at Acton-Boxboro, the same team that eliminated them from last year’s playoffs, the Tanners fell behind just 38 seconds into the contest. Peabody dented the net twice in the second half but couldn’t overcome A-B, which also knocked in two second-half goals. Desroches said it was a valuable experience for his young team. He credited Catherine Manning, Aja Alimonti, Jordyn Collins and Colleen Crotty with great defense. Nelson and Jillian Arigo had the goals and Nelson and Aja Alimonti dished out assists.

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plant food. The combination of plant foods provides plenty of health promoting phytochemicals and fewer calories to your fall comfort dishes. Here are 4 steps to a delicious slimming and healthful fall repast. 1. Choose Lean Protein Sources Some of the most healthful protein sources are beans, peas, and lentils. These low cost legumes provide fiber, folate, potassium, magnesium and iron. As they are a plant food, they contain phytochemicals. • Choose canned or dry and cook them yourself

• Substitute lentils for ground beef in pasta dishes or stuffed peppers. • Choose skinless poultry, shrimp, fish and low fat cottage cheese for animal sources avoid extra calories and saturated fats. 2. Get your veggies Seasonal fall vegetables at peak flavor include Swiss chard, winter, squashes, turnip, sweet potatoes, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and mushrooms. Mix several types of your favorite vegetables together for stews or stir-fries. Frozen vegetables are always handy and ready to be used as needed. 3. Add Whole Grains There are many common whole grains to choose, such as, whole-wheat pasta, brown rice and barley. Or look for varieties like quinoa, wheat berries and farro. Whole grains offer cancer-fighting vitamins minerals, fiber, antioxidant, and phytochemical. Rice, small pasta shapes, barley and other small whole grains cook up nicely in a stew or skillet dish. Just add some extra liquid in the form of water, broth, and

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tomato sauce or vegetable juice. Depending on your recipe, some grains like larger noodles and wheat berries will need pre-cooking. Add them to your one pot meal at the end of cooking. 4. Toss–Together Meal Sometimes you have what you need already cooked and read to assemble. Prepare a nourishing bowl with leftover

brown rice topped with chicken or shrimp and steamed broccoli or cauliflower. Make your one pot meal a fall staple. Full of healthful benefits and easy to put together. Most one-pot meals taste better the next day, so they can be cooked ahead and reheated as needed. Keep the nutrients up and the calories down for a slimmer waist and better overall health.

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SOUNDS OF PEABODY The Peabody Institute Library, which is located at 82 Main St., will be hosting the following events: Preschool Stories and Crafts for children ages 2-5 on Oct. 11, Nov. 1, Nov. 8 and Nov. 15. There is no charge for this program. For additional information, call 978-531-3380. Drop-In Halloween Crafts will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 12 and Oct. 26. Tai Chi for Healthy Aging will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 14. The program will continue for seven weeks thereafter. To register, resident are asked to contact the library at 978-531-0100 ext. 10 or online at Family Books and Bingo will be held on Oct. 16 at 10:30 a.m. Music at Eden’s Edge will be performing at 7 p.m. on Oct. 16. Featured musicians will include Daniel Stepner and Maria Benotti playing the violin, Joan Ellersick playing the viola and Lynn Nowels playing the cello. Cook Me a Story will be held on Oct. 17 at 4 p.m. Registration is required. Anyone interested should contact the library at 978-531-0100. A screening of “I Am An American Dream” by local filmmaker Andrew DeCola will be shown at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 24. Halloween Stories and Crafts will be held at 4 p.m. on Oct. 24. There is no charge for this event; however, registration is required as space is limited.

William Broussard, outreach coordinator at the Mount Washington Observatory, will present “Tales from the Home of the World’s Worst Weather” at 7 p.m. on Oct. 30. The library will be closed on Oct. 9 in observance of Columbus Day. Regular hours will resume on Oct. 10. U.S. Sen. Edward Markey will be holding a Town Hall discussion at 6 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the Wiggin Auditorium at City Hall, which is located at 24 Lowell St. On Oct. 23, the library will be closed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for staff development training. The South and West Branch Libraries will also have staff development training on the same day and will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon. Peabody Main Streets will be hosting the following events: The Fourth Annual Antique Car Show and Craft Fair at 11 a.m. on Oct. 7. There is no charge for admission and the event will be held on Main Street between Foster and Washington streets. Nightmare on Main Street will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the East End Peabody Veterans Memorial Park, which is located at 45 Walnut St. The Pop-Up Glow Pub will be held at 5 p.m. on Oct. 28 at Courthouse Plaza/Peabody Square. Free influenza vaccines will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 11 in the Wiggin Auditorium at City Hall, which is located at 24 Lowell St.

The Peabody Historical Society and Museum will be hosting a lecture about how Brooksby Farm was saved from developers during the 1970s. The event will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 11 at the Felton-Smith Historic Site, which is located at 38 Felton St. The Police Department will be hosting its Citizens Academy on Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. starting on Oct. 18 and concluding on Dec. 20. All classes will be at the police station, which is located at 6 Allens Lane. For anyone who would like to enroll, applications are available at the police station and online at All applications must be received by Oct. 10. Free influenza vaccines will be available from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Peabody Municipal Light Plant, which is located at 201 Warren St. Ext. The Fourth Annual Colton Buckley 5K Road Race will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 12. The starting line will be at the AOH Club, which is located at 58 Lowell St. Race participants can pick up their packets on Nov. 11 at 379 Lowell St. or the day of the race the AOH Club starting at 8 a.m. There is a $25 entry fee. All proceeds will be used to develop a Children’s Enrichment Program at the Citizens Inn of Peabody. Participants can register at http:// Registration will close at noon on Nov. 10.

THE PEABODY ADVOCATE - Friday, October 6, 2017 $550,000. A “No” vote is against funding it.)

Beacon Hill Roll Call

Rep. Theodore Speliotis Rep. Thomas Walsh

By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes on several of the roll calls on overriding some of Gov. Charlie Baker’s cuts of $320 million in spending in the $39.4 billion fiscal 2018 state budget. A two-thirds vote in both branches is needed for a veto to be overridden. The House has so far restored an estimated $284 million and the Senate $24.9 million. House and Senate Democratic leaders said the budget was balanced and that Baker’s cuts were unnecessary and would hurt many people including the sick, seniors, children and minorities. The governor and GOP leaders said the Legislature should wait until more tax revenue figures are in so that members can see if the state can afford to restore this funding. Some Republicans said that because of this uncertainty they voted to sustain all of Gov. Baker’s vetoes, even though it meant voting against restoring funding for many good programs they would otherwise have supported. “The Baker-Polito Administration put forward a balanced budget, eliminated millions of dollars in earmark spending and increased funding for education, addiction prevention initiatives and other key programs this fiscal year,” said Baker spokesman Brendan Moss. “The current fiscal environment, specifically soft revenue collection reports to date, indicates there is no basis to support the legislature’s decision to in-

crease spending by $284 million.” “The Senate has carefully reviewed vetoes in the context of our difficult fiscal situation and ongoing efforts on health care cost containment,” said Senate Ways and Means chair Karen Spilka (D-Ashland). “I am confident that the budget remains in balance and cautiously optimistic about revenue collections and potential savings moving forward.” CUT $1.1 MILLION FOR RECOVERY HIGH SCHOOLS (H 3800) House 139-15, overrode a reduction of $1.1 million (from $3.6 million to $2.5 million) for recovery high schools — public schools where students can earn a high school diploma and are supported in their recovery from alcohol and drug use. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $1.1 million. A “No” vote is against funding it.) Rep. Theodore Speliotis Rep. Thomas Walsh

Yes Yes

CUT $550,000 FOR PROMOTION OF HEALTH AND DISEASE PREVENTION (H 3800) House 125-28, overrode a reduction of $550,000 (from $4,110,977 to $3,560,977) 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. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the

Yes Yes

CUT ENTIRE $60,000 FOR TEACHING FINANCIAL LITERACY (H 3800) House 120-33, overrode the 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.) Rep. Theodore Speliotis Rep. Thomas Walsh

Yes Yes

CUT ENTIRE $50,000 FOR POST-PARTUM DEPRESSION (H 3800) House 141-12 overrode the veto of the entire $50,000 for a post-partum depression pilot program. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $50,000. A “No” is against funding it.) Rep. Theodore Speliotis Rep. Thomas Walsh

Yes Yes

CUT ENTIRE $250,000 FOR CHEFS IN SCHOOL (H 3800) House 136-17, overrode the veto of the entire $250,000 for the Chefs in Schools program that brings chefs into school cafeteria kitchens to work with existing staff to create healthier meals that students would find tasty and visually appealing. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $250,000. A “No” is against funding it.) Rep. Theodore Speliotis Rep. Thomas Walsh

Yes Yes

CUT $1.25 MILLION FOR KIDS’ MENTAL HEALTH (H 3800) Senate 31-5, overrode a reduction of $1.25 million (from $2.5 million to $1.25 million) for early childhood mental health consultation services in early education and care programs. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $1.25 million. A “No” vote is against funding it.)

Sen. Joan Lovely

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CUT $800,000 FOR PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE CARE (H 3800) Senate 37-0, overrode a reduction of $800,000 (from $2,606,334 to 1,806,334) for pediatric palliative care. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $800,000. A “No” vote is against funding it.) Sen. Joan Lovely


CUT $200,000 FOR SAMARITANS (H 3800) Senate 34-2, overrode a reduction of $200,000 (from $400,000 to $200,000) for the Samaritans for suicide prevention services. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $200,000. A “No” vote is against funding it.) Sen. Joan Lovely


CUT ENTIRE $1 MILLION FOR REACH OUT AND READ PROGRAM PROGRAMS (H 3800) Senate 31-5, overrode Gov. Baker’s veto of the entire $1 million in funding for the Reach Out and Read (ROAR) program that trains pediatricians and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud to their children to prepare them for school. The program also funds the purchase of books to give to children who are six months to five years old during their visits to their doctors. Some 254 hospitals and clinics in Massachusetts participate in the program, serving 186,000 children and families. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $1 million. A “No” vote is against funding it.) Sen. Joan Lovely



Senate 30-6, overrode Gov. Baker’s $1 million veto reduction (from $5 million to $4 million) in funding for Tufts Veterinary School in North Grafton. Tufts is the only veterinary school in New England. Tufts’ website says that its progressive academic programs, high-quality clinical care services and original research have brought them national and worldwide acclaim. (A “Yes” vote is for funding the $1 million. A “No” vote is against funding it.) Sen. Joan Lovely


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 September 25-29, the House met for a total of six hours and five minutes while the Senate met for a total of five hours and 38 minutes.

Mon. Sept. 25 House 11:02 a.m. to 11:12 a.m. Senate 11:03 a.m. to 11:13 a.m. Tues. Sept. 26 No House session No Senate session Wed. Sept. 27 House 11:04 a.m. to 3:58 p.m. No Senate session Thurs. Sept. 28 House 11:08 a.m. to 12:09 p.m. Senate 11:11 a.m. to 4:39 p.m. Fri. Sept. 29 No House session No Senate session Bob Katzen welcomes feedback at

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PEABODY POLICE LOG MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 “I’d hammer out danger” An Ashford Trail resident called police to report that someone had broken into his garage last week and stolen his hammer drill valued at over $1,000. An officer documented the incident. Was he stringing them along? A Tracey Street resident reported a suspicious male selling jewelry door-to-door in his neighborhood. A dispatched officer spoke to the caller, who stated the suspect left the area headed toward Tremont Street. Police went on the look-out for the suspicious salesman.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Another scam at the gas pump – besides the price? Someone using the “My Police Dept.” app informed police of a white male attempting to scam customers for gas money to get to Connecticut by blocking two of the gas pumps at the Speedway on Lowell Street. The caller stated he felt “very uncomfortable” after being approached by the suspect, and he was also told by another customer not to give the man any

money. The man in the dark red truck could not be located by responding officers. Thanks a lot, ma! Police received a call from a man who stated that he was heading over to his mom’s house to retrieve his keys and title to his vehicle. According to the report, the man was informed by his mother via text message that she had thrown away the keys and title to the vehicle. The man stated that he would call back when his mom got home.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 My lovely neighbors from hell A resident of Crane Brook Way reported in a voice mail to police that her neighbors were trying to hurt her new puppy by allegedly throwing pills onto her balcony. Police filed a report.


it wasn’t animal cruelty but a form of harassment. After consulting with an officer who also spoke to her neighbor, she was informed of her options with respect to the harassment.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 Shaving’s very important to this guy Stop & Shop security personnel gave chase to a suspect wearing khaki shorts and a gray shirt after he refused to stop. The man reportedly attempted to shoplift $200 worth of razors from the store, but they were later recovered by security in the parking lot. Politics can be distracting A Johnson Street resident reported to police that there are political signs displayed outside his neighbor’s home that are obstructing his view and his ability to leave his residence. The officer said he would address the issue with the city building inspector.

Now here’s a head scratcher A Crane Brook Way resident left a voice message with police, claiming she came home and found shredded wicker on her balcony. According to the report, the office explained to the resident that

ARRESTS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Gina B. Flores, 56, of 360 Andover St., Danvers, was summonsed for shoplifting $100+ by recording false value. Madelina Chavez, 19, of 30 Cooper St., Lynn, was summonsed for shoplifting $100+ by recording false value and for shoplifting $100+ by price tag tampering.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Christopher J. Jones, 18, of 52 Washington St., Peabody, was charged with possession of a Class C drug. Thomas Lanzilli, 37, of

Brockton, was charged with shoplifting by concealing merchandise, third offense, and with malicious destruction of property under $250.

with unregistered motor vehicle, with operating a motor vehicle with license suspended and with an arrest warrant.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Carla A. Borum, 50, of 16 Pinewood Rd., Peabody, was charged with possession of a Class E drug, with disorderly conduct and with operating under the influence of drugs, second offense.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 Jaime A. Marquez-Jiminez, 43, of East Boston, was charged

Joseph J. LaFratta, 45, of 13 Rose Circle, Peabody, was charged with two arrest warrants. Jill. M. Anderson, 47, of 116 Foster St., Peabody, was charged with two arrest warrants. Rogeria R. Bixby, 41, of 15 Paleologos St., Peabody, was charged with employer allowing improper operation of a motor vehicle.


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1. In what epic poem were the lotus-eaters paralyzed on an island? 2. On Oct. 6, 1926, in the World Series, who hit three homeruns? 3. What crime writer said, “I’m an incredible sausage machine, a perfect sausage machine! I always think it must end soon, then I’m so glad when the next one comes along”? 4. In what game would you find a stickman? 5. On Oct. 7, 1916, what Southern football team beat Cumberland University 220-0? 6. In what country did the tradition of a bride tossing her garter begin? 7. What movie ends “Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship”? (Hint: a city name.) 8. What do Fawcett, Jackson and Smith have in common? 9. On Oct. 7, 1826, the country’s first chartered railroad began, hauling granite blocks from Quincy, Mass. for what

monument? 10. Who was called “the funniest pianist on Earth”? 11. In 1972 who started the arcade video game Pong? 12. What was “Wild Bill” Hickok playing when he was shot dead by Jack McCall? 13. What does a conchologist collect? 14. Do most insects lay eggs? 15. What does the Spanish “guau guau” mean? 16. On Oct. 9, 1917, Clarence Saunders received a patent for his method of operating Piggly Wiggly, which was what? 17. On the frontier what besides horses pulled wagons? 18. In October 2010, who said, “If your culture doesn’t like geeks, you’re in real trouble”? (Hint: initials BG.) 19. What organization is LOOM? 20. Houlton’s annual Potato Feast is in what state?


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O B I TUAR IE S Grace Ellen (Regan) Ferry

the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at St. John's Church, Peabody, to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Lynn. Expressions of sympathy can be made in her name to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For directions and on-line obituary, visit: www.

At 93, of Peabody, former wife of the late Joseph F. Ferry; daughter of the late William and Alice (Murphy) Regan; loving mother of Linda Christine Overhiser of Peabody, Diane Marie Knight and her fiance Rick of CO, Susan Ellen and her husband Leo Flynn of Marshfield, Joseph S. Ferry of CO, and Debra Alice and her husband Randy Smith of Pembroke; sister of Alice Flynn of Malden, and loving grandmother of Brooke, Taylor, Steven, Stuart, Anthony, Jennifer, Jaime, Rebecca, Leo, Eric, Jesse, and Travis, and is also survived by 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Bill Regan and Frances Lund and her grandson, Jason. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, October 7 from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM at

Dorothy H. (Smith) Drugan At 87, of Peabody, died Wednesday morning at the Hathorne Nursing Home in Danvers, following a long courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. John E Drugan. Born in Stoneham, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Sullivan) Smith. She was raised and educated in Melrose and has lived in Peabody for the past 30 years. She was the loving mother of Paul M Drugan of Chicago, John and his wife Cailin Drugan of Brookline, NH, Gregory and his wife Linda Drugan of Derry, NH, Mary Elizabeth and her husband, Paul Zambella of Georgetown, sister of Arthur Smith of Chelmsford, also survived by 7 grandchildren, Neil, Andrew, Anthony, Meaghan, John, Tess and Teddy and by sever-

al nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Phyllis Smith and Jean Capparella and by her grandson, Gregory Drugan. Her funeral was held on Saturday, September 30 at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, followed by her Funeral Mass at St. John’s Church, Peabody. Burial in Forest Glade, Wakefield. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Into Action Recovery, INC, 632 North St., Tewksbury, MA 01876. For on-line obituary, visit

ews. U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran. Services were held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus on Friday, September 30. In lieu of flowers, donations in his

name may made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923 or to Vietnam Veterans of America at For condolences

Ernest E. Venezia, Jr. Of Peabody, formerly of Saugus, age 69, September 26 at home surrounded by his family. Loving husband of JoAnn (Hatch) Venezia with whom he shared 45 years of marriage. Beloved father of Karen Kahn & her husband Kirk of Peabody, Elizabeth Burch & her husband Kevin of Franklin, Jo-Ann Phillips & her husband Benjamin of Medway & the late Kerry Mae. Cherished papa of Nathan, Leah, Josephine & Bronny. Dear brother of Cathy Comfort of SC, Steven Venezia of CA, Diane Walker of SC, James Venezia of ME. Predeceased by his dear grandmother Mae Lewis. Also survived by his boy Christopher Gray of Peabody, many nieces & neph-


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PACC | FROM PAGE 3 ness plan, participate in trade shows and register a business. “We walk them through every stage of starting a business … It is a huge confidence builder and a great addition to their college application,” she said, adding that YEA! culminates with students presenting their business before a panel with the goal of obtaining start-up funds. Former YEA! students include Matthew Ciampa of Lynnfield, who at the age of 12 created Treasure Socks, a line of custom-made socks designed to carry medications. Ciampa was also selected to present his business idea to MassChallenge and is currently planning to launch his product in 2019. “YEA! gave me the business knowledge and tools to turn my idea into a business,” he said. “As the YEA! program progressed, I was inspired to keep developing my business. YEA! was and is inspirational for kids like me.” Michael Axiotakis of Lynnfield, a high school student at the time, emerged from YEA! with AxioCovers, a custom line of chrome book covers. After high school, Ashley Hurton of Peabody went on to launch HappiWear, a line of exercise clothing, which she currently runs out of her dorm room at San Diego State University. Hurton was the winner of the East Coast Regional Competition in 2016 and presented HappiWear at the U.S. Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C.

VETERAN | FROM PAGE 2 School Committee needs to find a candidate who is a proven educational leader rather than just another administrator. “An educational leader excites and ignites,” he said. The second challenge is the budget. Aiello said that, if elected, he would want to know how every dollar is spent and what the ultimate benefit is for the students. “If I’m sitting there, I’m going to ask the hard questions,” he said. “I’m about making things better; you only accomplish things through cooperation.” The third challenge is to have meaningful professional development sessions. Aiello said he would like to see those sessions facilitated by the district’s own employees rather than hiring an outside person. “Listening to their own people talk is a lot better than bringing someone in from Concord or Carlisle,” he said.

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THE PEABODY ADVOCATE - Friday, October 6, 2017  
THE PEABODY ADVOCATE - Friday, October 6, 2017