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Christenson’s victory closes out a tough race By Barbara Taormina n Tuesday night, Mayor Gary Christenson celebrated a big win in his bid for a third term with campaign staff, volunteers and supporters at a post-election party at Anthony’s. On Wednesday, he posted a message on his campaign Facebook page that let Malden know

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he was already back at his desk working, which was impressive given the fact that it was a long, hard and contentious race. Christenson carried 15 of the city’s 16 precincts, winning 58 percent of Malden’s votes. Challenger John Matheson, City Councillor for Ward 3, ended

ELECTION | SEE PAGE 4

Incumbents prevail in School Committee races By Barbara Taormina he hard-fought race for seats on the School Committee, which generated some heated moments, ended quiet-

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SCHOOL | SEE PAGE 15

Mayor Gary Christensen with Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian and supporters outside the Beebe School. See page 4 for photo highlights. (Advocate Photo by Christopher Roberson)


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very year at the annual meeting of the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA), community leaders and volunteers are honored for their efforts to improve their local watershed. Mayor Gary Christenson was named the Mystic Municipal Awardee, which honors the officials and staff in the communities of the Mystic River watershed who have made an outstanding contribution to improving the condition of the watershed. The Malden River, which was named for one of the cities it runs through, was once tidal and flowed from Spot Pond Brook down to the Mystic River and Boston Harbor. But more than a hundred years of industrial and commercial development has forever changed this river. It has been buried, channelized and walled-off from the community. Although the last few generations have not been kind to the

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andidates in this year’s election presented different ideas and opinions on a range of issues, but most agreed on one thing: the 27 percent voter turnout was abysmal. Voter participation varied in different precincts throughout the city with turnout hitting a high of 42 percent in Ward 3, Precinct 2 and a low of 14 percent in Ward 8, Precinct 2. But most precincts fell short of City Clerk Greg Lucey’s conservative prediction of 30 to 32 percent. “It was terrible,” said School Committee Vice Chair Leonard Iovino, who won an eighth term representing Ward 4 on the committee this week. Iovino said he remembers going to the polls with his parents

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end of every meeting we have with him, he asks, “What can I do to help?” While these aren’t easy problems to solve, having a local leader who listens to individuals and community groups – like Friends of the Malden River – is a critical ingredient,” said Mystic Greenways Director Amber Christoffersen, who presented the award to Christensen at the annual meeting of MyRWA on October 22. In addition to recognizing Christenson, MyRWA elected new board members, provided a brief summary of the programmatic and financial highlights of the year and honored the following three additional awardees: Encore Boston Harbor – Mystic Champion Awardee; Julie Berkman – Volunteer of the Year; and Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides – Ripple Awardee.

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Malden River, we’re encouraged by local leadership and resident support for the next chapter in this river’s history – one of restoration and recreation. Mayor Christenson has supported many of the efforts of MyRWA, such as the Malden River Vision Plan and Human Health Risk Assessment. He was an early adopter of the Northern Strand Community Trail – after 25 years of community-driven advocacy and municipal leadership, this path will see $13 million in improvements in 2020. Most recently, he enthusiastically supported our “Malden Works” proposal, setting the course for development of a waterfront park that incorporates the ideas of the many diverse communities that make Malden so unique. “Over the years the mayor has attended countless public meetings, ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings. And at the

when he was a kid.“Voting was instilled in us,” he said. “People fight and die for something we now Pooh-Pooh.” Joseph Gray, who won the Ward 6 seat on the School Committee, said he wasn’t surprised by the numbers. “I was expecting a low turnout,” he said. “That’s typical of Malden and other cities near here.” He’s right. Although Medford saw a turnout of 34 percent of its registered voters, turnout was 25 percent in Somerville and Everett. Boston’s turnout of 17 percent has revived calls for lowering the voting age to 16. “The weather was lousy; it was cold and damp, and you can’t really blame seniors who didn’t want to come out,” said Iovino. But Iovino feels there are oth-

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ran to serve Malden,” she said. Ward 3 voters had a real choice between Linehan – a pro-growth advocate for affordable housing who ran a well-funded and professional campaign with a consultant, campaign software and an original logo designed for mailings – and Orsino, a slow-growth proponent who ran a grassroots campaign with a Malden-first approach to residential development. Still, the vote was essentially split, and Linehan will need to find ways to connect with residents who supported Orsino. Ward 5 incumbent Barbara Murphy won her bid for another term over challenger Danyal Najmi with 65 percent of the vote, which was just shy of a two-to-one margin. “I was pleased to see the support from the ward for me and the platform I stand for,” said Murphy, who thanked Ward 5 voters for their continued faith in her. During her time on the City Council, Murphy has racked up a long list of accomplish-

hree ward races for seats on the City Council ended with stories that won’t and shouldn’t be forgotten. In Ward 3, Metropolitan Area Planning Council Communications Director Amanda Linehan won a highly competitive race over Community Preservation Committee Chair Julianne Orsino by 31 votes. Linehan’s margin of victory was less than half of the 65 blanks counted in the race. “We are thrilled that our eight months of hard work paid off with a win, and we look forward to bringing a progressive voice to the City Council,” said Linehan, who encouraged Ward 3 residents to reach out to her anytime. Linehan congratulated all the candidates and campaigners in this year’s election, especially first-time candidates who took a chance and threw their hats into the ring. “Giving voters real choices in local elections is important for a healthy democracy, and I applaud all those who

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At his victory celebration, Christenson gave a short, jubilant speech that highlighted the efforts and energy of his campaign staff and supporters. He made no mention of Matheson.

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MAYOR | FROM PAGE 4 that argued Matheson was misleading voters to mask a lack of any meaningful accomplishments during his eight years on the City Council. Christenson added that as a member of the Metro Mayors Taskforce he voted against committing to additional housing production in Malden. As for Malden Hospital, Christenson said he opposed a dense development on the site, and he blamed Matheson’s lack of leadership on the Hospital Redevelopment Committee for failing to achieve any results. The problem with all of that isn’t just that Matheson voted to approve the special permit for the huge Jefferson Group apartment complex on Pleasant Street or that Christenson did

urge the City Council to consider Fellsmere Housing Group’s proposal for a large residential development on the hospital site. It’s the “sweetheart deals,� the “disregard for low-income residents,� the “lack of meaningful accomplishments�and the“lack of leadership.� The candidates ripped each other on different issues throughout the campaign. And their supporters followed their lead and took to social media sites to post rants and tedious exchanges that ranged from mildly insulting to vile. Even after the votes were counted, the tension between the campaigns continued. At Christenson’s victory celebration, Business Development Director Kevin Duffy welcomed the crowd to the

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Malden Catholic welcomes more than 250 future Lancers at Open House alden Catholic High School had its largest Open House in more than seven years, welcoming over 250 future Lancers on Sunday, October 27. This was the school’s largest attendance for a single-day event. As they entered through the doors of 99 Crystal St. in Malden, prospective students and their parents were greeted by a team of Malden Catholic students, parents and alumni who were there to answer questions, organize tour groups and ensure the beginning of an overall exciting day.

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Headmaster John Thornburg kicked off the Open House with a presentation for families and prospective students and emphasized the fact that historically Malden Catholic graduates have produced tremendously successful outcomes post-graduation.“Malden Catholic graduates graduate from four-year colleges at a rate that is 50 percent higher than the national average,� stated Thornburg. “The average Malden Catholic graduate passes more Advanced Placement tests than 97 percent all public high schools north of Boston.� Sophomores Kylie Bragg and Hannah Gately lead a tour for prospective Malden Catholic students. (Courtesy Photo)

Richard LeBranti (’94), founder of Doble LeBranti Financial Group, shared stories regarding his personal accomplishments and credited his Malden Catholic education for much of his success in life. Thornburg reinforced that Malden Catholic is one of the only schools in the country that has a distinct boys and girls division under one institution, and that after school hours are completed, boys and girls have the chance to partake in competitive athletics and a wide array of shared extracurricular and service activities. This model creMath teacher Jeanne Lynch-Galvin speaks with a prospective student about the math curriculum.

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Chinese Culture Malden Library to host Nov. 20 movie night Connection & Malden J High School’s 6th Annual “Thanksgiving” Ping-Pong Tournament oin us for Movie Night at the Malden Public Library on Wednesday, November 20 from 6:00-8:30pm. We will be showing a “Throwback Classic” about A League of Their Own. The movie stars Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, and Madonna and was directed by Penny Marshall. Did you know that one of Malden High School’s graduates, Helen Nordquist (MHS, 1950), played professional baseball for the Rockford Peaches, one of the teams featured in the film? The

VOTER | FROM PAGE 2 er problems, particularly in Ward 4, where turnout is among the lowest in the city. He feels the high number of apartments in those neighborhoods has attracted many new residents who are young, professional renters with a limited interest in local government. It’s a transient population that doesn’t have the same interest and investment as families

movie is based on the lives of the women who played for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during the 1940s and 1950s. Helen Nordquist played from 1951-1954 and she is a pioneer in women’s sports. She will be honored and will be inducted into Malden High School’s Golden Tornado Club Hall of Fame on November 23, 2019. Malden Public Library is showing A League of Their Own in honor of Helen Nordquist’s amazing accom-

plishments! TIME Magazine writes that the movie is “Energetic, full of goodwill and good feelings”and Entertainment Weekly writes, “League…represents a breakthrough in women’s sports movies: It’s a celebration of sport for sport’s sake.” This film is free and open to the public and is accessible. Movie times are approximate. Please call the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218 for more information. Rated PG (127 min.)

with children and homes, he said. But longtime political strategist Nicholas Forgione, who was involved with several campaigns this year, thinks this year’s low turnout was due to more than an influx of renters.“I think it’s a combination of indolence for voters, a common distaste for politics, anger and the negative mayor’s race,” he said. Forgione suggested that voters in Ward 8 may have passed on the election because they feel abandoned by city gov-

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The Chinese Culture Connection (CCC) and the Ping-Pong Tournament Planning Commiternment which focuses heavily on tee cordially invite you to our the west side of the city. Sixth Annual “Thanksgiving” Still, candidates are optimistic Ping-Pong Tournament. This that things can improve. “I know tournament will be held at the we can improve our turnout, and Gymnasium of Malden High I would love to work on a strate- School on Saturday, November gy to increase voter engagement,” 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The said Amanda Linehan, who won purpose of this tournament is to the race for the Ward 3 City Coun- promote social and physical accil seat this week. tivities among the Asian Amer“We placed a huge importance ican communities – fostering a on turning out new voters in our more active and healthier lifestyle. This tournament will en| SEE PAGE 13 courage intergenerational and cross-cultural interaction and dialogue between Asian immigrants and non-Asian participants, as well as between older and younger generations of ping-pong players. As part of CCC’s signature series “East Meets West Cultural Dialogue,” we will be completing Rewards “The Power of Ping-Pong” a documentary film project that began Program 2018. The objective of the film is to learn more about the lives of the Asian immigrant community and beyond through the lens of ping-pong playing and player engagement and storytelling. Please join us and bring your story to become a part of this incred-

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MHSAA 2019 Holiday Pasta Party – Nov. 30 Special drawing for $2,500 cash prize ickets are now available for the annual Holiday Pasta Party of the Malden High School Alumni Association (MHSAA) on Nov. 30 – featuring food, fun and entertainment with family and friends and introducing a special drawing with a top prize of $2,500 cash. The MHSAA is inviting the Malden community to join in this major fund-raising event to help MHS students, particularly those in need of financial support. The holiday-themed, child-friendly gathering at Anthony’s (105 Canal St. in Malden) from 5 to 7 p.m. is open to all Malden – $15 for adults, $10 for students and free for kids under five. Come on over after the holiday parade and tree lighting and chow

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IMMIGRANT | FROM PAGE 8 present, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thank you, not only for joining us this evening, but for coming to this country and making us stronger.â&#x20AC;? This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nominees were 38 entrepreneurs from 26 countries. More than 2,000 people in 39 communities, from Hyannis to Springfield, have jobs because of them. Winners were selected from four categories that represent four sectors where immigrants have an outsized impact: Neighborhood, Life Science, High-Tech and Growth. Although they created four very different businesses in different industries, they all share a desire to have a positive impact on their community, employees, industry and the United States. Larry Kim is an immigrant from Canada and the recipient of the 2019 Award for Neighborhood Business. He founded WordStream, Inc. in 2008 and MobileMonkey, Inc. in 2017 in Boston. He has given jobs to nearly 1,000 people over the past decade and, through his technology, has helped thousands of other businesses to grow. Kim said,â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is the most meaningful honor of my professional career.â&#x20AC;? In accepting the award, he said that he sees entrepreneurship as a virtuous calling because, â&#x20AC;&#x153;As immigrant entrepreneurs, I believe our most valuable contribution to society is in leveraging our unique pioneering spirit to create tens, hundreds or even thousands of meaningful job opportunities.â&#x20AC;? Yessy Feliz is an immigrant

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from the Dominican Republic and the recipient of the 2019 Award for Neighborhood Business. In 2012 she founded doggy daycare, boarding and pet food retailer Tails, Inc., the first of its kind in her Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Feliz sees her business as not only a way to serve her customers but also a way to provide careers and economic development to the community. She thanked her employees; some of them have been with her from the start. She said she prefers to hire people â&#x20AC;&#x153;that society thinks are not good enough, and I give them second chances.â&#x20AC;? Shown from left to right are Larry Kim, founder of WordStream and MobileMonkey in Boston; Yessy She says her goal is toâ&#x20AC;&#x153;give up all Feliz, founder of Tails, Inc. in Jamaica Plain; Joseph Ngaruiya, founder of A Better Life Homecare in my knowledge because at one Springfield; and Bernat Olle, founder of Vedanta Biosciences, Inc. in Cambridge. (Courtesy Photo) point in my life I was given that, so the only thing I can do is give no other country on earth comes ties they serve for allowing them nominees for the Barry M. Portback.â&#x20AC;? In fact, she expects some close to it when it comes to free- into their homes and to provide noy Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards can be found on ILCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s services. of her employees will be ready to dom and opportunity.â&#x20AC;? Information about all the website: www.ilctr.org. Joseph Ngaruiya is an immistart their own businesses soon, and she saysâ&#x20AC;&#x153;I will be supporting grant from Kenya and the recipient of the 2019 Award for Busithem 100 percent.â&#x20AC;? Bernat Olle is an immigrant ness Growth. He founded A Betfrom Spain and the recipient of ter Life Homecare in Springfield the 2019 Award for Life Science to ensure that low-income elBusiness. He founded Vedanta derly people could receive care Biosciences, and he was a mem- at home with their families. A ber of the founding teams of sev- Better Life serves approximately eral other life science companies. 300 clients in Massachusetts and (DVWHUQEDQN%OGJ5W Vedanta, which employs 81 peo- Connecticut, has grown employ%URDGZD\6DXJXV0$ ple, has developed clinical can- ment by 233 percent in the last ZZZERVWRQQRUWKGHQWDOFRP didates for the treatment of in- three years and earns approxifectious disease, inflammatory mately $5.5 million annually. In bowel disease, food allergy and accepting the award, Ngaruiya cancer using the human microbi- thanked his parents who he said ome. In accepting the award, he worked 90 hours a week when said that despite all the anti-im- he was a newly arrived child in migrant activity in recent years, America, â&#x20AC;&#x153;just to put food on the â&#x20AC;&#x153;America is an extremely wel- table.â&#x20AC;? He also thanked his emcoming country to immigrants. ployees, to whom he said,â&#x20AC;&#x153;There We keep coming here, genera- is really no me without you.â&#x20AC;?Lasttion after generation, because ly, he thanked all the communi'U3ULWL$PODQL

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City announces Veterans Day Parade and Memorial Service on Monday T he City of Maldenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Annual Veterans Day Parade will kick off at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 11, at the corner of Elm and Pleasant Streets (across from the former American Legion). This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s parade route will be similar to last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Parade participants are advised to form up on Elm Street (near the Beebe Middle School) facing westbound. The parade will proceed west

on Elm Street and turn left onto Highland Avenue. The parade will continue down Highland Avenue, turning right onto Malden Street and ending at the World War I Monument at Devir Park at the corner of Malden Street and the Fellsway. There will be a Memorial Service at the World War I Memorial once parade participants arrive. If you would like further in-

formation about the parade and/or would like to participate, please call the Malden Veterans Office at 781-3977139 or email kjarvis@cityofmalden.org. All groups are advised to call the Malden Veterans Office to confirm that they will be participating in the parade and to provide the name of a point of contact and telephone number for the group.

American Legion Post 69 announces Veterans Day Commemoration T he Malden American Legion Post 69 will hold its annual Veterans Day Commemoration at noontime on November 11, at its post located at 75 Meridian Street in Malden. Post 69 will be honoring our heroes in remembrance of their achievements, their courage, and their dedication; and most of all to thank them for their sacrifices. Post 69 was formed 100 years ago to serve our Veterans. Please join us at our new location to help celebrate this special event and centennial.

Post 69 would like to announce that recently Congress amended the American Legion Charter to enable all veterans who served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941, have served honorably. For a membership application call 781-324-9570 or visit us on the website: americanlegionpost69.com Sincere there are no posts in Everett, and Melrose, we invite and welcome new members from these communities.

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VOTER | FROM PAGE 10 campaign, and we know that a big component of our win number, especially in Precinct 2, was having lots of first-time voters show up,â&#x20AC;?she said, adding that she would love to build on that strategy to increase turnout citywide. Iovino recalled that years ago his mother voted in the lobby of the senior housing complex where she lived. You could do down in your slippers, vote and be home in minutes. He thinks bringing back that system will boost turnout. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are also reinstating civics into out curriculum,â&#x20AC;?he said.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m hoping that will heighten interest in municipal government and turn things around.â&#x20AC;? Forgione isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t sure what, if anything, could be done to bolster voter turnout, since you canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t force voters to the polls. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If I could answer that with a real answer beyond some tired bromide about engaging the community and reaching out, I wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be wasting my time in municipal politics,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All joking aside, if I knew how to drive up voter turnout, I would sell that to both sides and use the money to buy a new couch and a chimp,â&#x20AC;? he added.

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quickly condemned the comments. “It was awful,” said Murphy, who released a public statement that criticized the racist rhetoric and stressed that diversity and inclusiveness are basic tenets of her platform. And she reached out to Najmi to personally assure him she had no connection to the exchange between Kinnon and Hamelin. “To me that was most important,” wrote Murphy. “Danyal is by all accounts a fine young man taking the time to get involved in his community and has every right to run for office. We agreed to continue our campaigns the way we have been running them from the beginning with no negativity and to focus on the issues.” In Ward 8, City Council President Jadeane Sica won 68 percent of the vote and a fourth term on the council after defeating challenger Andrew Vanni. Vanni, the finance director for the Town of Millbury, was a finalist during the city’s search for a treasurer in 2017. He withdrew his name from consideration for that position to take the job in Millbury but then emailed city councillors some negative information about another finalist. According to Vanni, he intended to send the message anonymously, but he accidentally entered then–City Council President Debbie DeMaria’s name in the “From” line in the email form. When DeMaria read the email, she asked police to investigate what she felt was a case of identity theft. The email was traced back to Vanni, and a hearing was held with a clerk magistrate. Vanni wrote an open letter of apology to DeMaria and, at her request, made a $500 donation to Bread of Life and Malden Overcoming Addiction. However, he has insisted there was no crime, no identity theft, no fraud – just a major misunderstanding. Vanni followed up that misstep with a challenge to Sica, who is winding up a highly productive and successful year as City Council president. Vanni, who did not raise or spend any money on his campaign and who seems to know little about some of Malden’s major issues, was not much of a match for Sica, who knows every nook and cranny in Ward 8 and thoroughly enjoys going to bat for her constituents. Still, Vanni ended his campaign with 252 votes from Ward 8 residents, which is something candidates may want to consider in the next election.


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CATHOLIC | FROM PAGE 9 ates the best of both worlds: rigorous academics in a single-gender setting and collaboration in athletic, artistic and extracurricular venues. He then concluded by adding, “If you choose to join us, you can expect to be part of a warm, inclusive family. We believe that building‘enduring personal relationships’are the foundation of a great education, and that’s what we strive to create at Malden Catholic.”

SCHOOL | FROM PAGE 1 ing committee members were elected in open races in Wards 5, 6 and 7. Ward 2 incumbent Rob McCarthy won his race for a second term with 682 votes, or about 67 percent, of the ballots cast. “It was a fantastic night except for the weather,” said McCarthy. “I was overwhelmed by the amount of support I got from residents and neighbors.” McCarthy’s challenger, Anna Geoffroy, who ran a high-energy campaign that brought new issues and ideas into the race, posted a gracious morning-after note to McCarthy on the Malden Politics Facebook

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Throughout campus tours, prospective students experienced hands-on learning, including Malden Catholic’s new STEM center, Digital Arts laboratory and foreign languages Cantina. School Counseling also shared information regarding the four-year process that assists families in finding the ideal academic, social and financial fit for their child’s college experience. Once the tours were complete, families returned to the gymnasium for lunch and had the op-

portunity to spend time at hosted tables representing 33 extracurricular clubs and to meet with both club moderators and athletic coaches. Director of Admissions Matthew O’Neil (’99) was extremely happy with the success of the event.“We were delighted to experience the tremendous enthusiasm and growth in Open House attendance and look forward to a dynamic class of freshman men and women in 2024,” Chemistry teacher Patricia Scialdoni makes silly putty with students in the chemistry lab. he said.

page. “Congratulations to Rob, and keep the poor man in your thoughts today, he had to go to work,” she wrote. In Ward 4, incumbent Leonard Iovino, who ran his first contested School Committee race this year, won his bid for an eighth term over challenger Dawn Mackin. Iovino ended the night with 52 percent of the vote in the ward, where turnout was low and the number of blank ballots relatively high. “The incumbents worked hard and put their faith in the electorate,” said Iovino. In Ward 8, Incumbent John Froio, who came out on top in a preliminary election with a slim 15-vote margin, won

his race for an eighth term over challenger Rachel Running. Froio, who won 53 percent of the vote, posted a message online Wednesday thanking Ward 8 for its vote of confidence. “Thank you for all the support and help throughout the campaign,” said Froio. “I couldn’t have done it without you.” Former School Committee Member Adam Weldai stepped into the Ward 5 race after incumbent Tara Beardsley announced she wouldn’t seek a third term. Weldai, who served on the committee from 2010 to 2016, ran unopposed. Joseph Gray won the race for the Ward 6 seat over opponent Renee Dean. Gray, who has run

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Beacon Hill Roll Call By Bob Katzen

THE HOUSE AND SENATE. Beacon Hill Roll Call records the only roll call vote of local senators from the week of October 28-November 1. There were no roll calls in the House last week. SUBSCRIBE TO MASSTERLIST â&#x20AC;&#x201C; ITâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S FREE! Join more than 17,000 other people from movers and shakers to political junkies and interested citizens who start their mornings with a copy of MASSterList! MASSterList is a daily ensemble of news and commentary about the Legislature, Politics, Media and Judiciary of Massachusetts drawn from major news organizations as well as specialized publications selected by widely acclaimed and highly experienced editor Jay Fitzgerald. Jay introduces each article in his own clever and never-boring, inimitable way. Go to: www.massterlist.com/ subscribe - Type in your e-mail address and in 15 seconds you will

be signed up for a free subscription. With no strings attached. COLLEGE CLOSURES (S 2387) Senate 37-0, approved a bill that would require colleges and universities to post financial information online in a publicly accessible fashion, undergo regular budgetary screening and alert state officials if they face imminent closure. The bill was filed in response to some college closures and mergers in recent years, most notably Mount Ida College which in April 2018 caught everyone by surprise with the unexpected announcement that it would shut down at the end of that school year. Under the bill, all higher education institutions would be required to alert the Board of Higher Education if they have any liabilities that create a risk of â&#x20AC;&#x153;imminent closure.â&#x20AC;? The measure also requires board members at every college and university to undergo regular fiduciary and accreditation training. If the board determines that a school does in fact face closure, the school would be required to create a contingency plan with details outlining how students

can complete their programs, how their records would be maintained and how deposits would be refunded. The board would impose a fine of up to $1,000 per day if it determines that an institution has failed to comply with this new law. The board would also have the power to suspend state funding to the college or revoke degree-granting authority. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Senate has continually placed an emphasis on education and making sure that students are afforded every opportunity possible,â&#x20AC;?said Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer), Senate chair of the Committee on Higher Education. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This bill adds necessary protections to make sure that students, faculty and staff are protected from abrupt school closings and provides greater transparency and accountability relative to the financial stability of all institutions of higher learning.â&#x20AC;? The House has already approved its own version of the bill and a conference committee will likely hammer out a compromise version.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to WKLVSURFHHGLQJ7RGRVR\RXRU\RXUDWWRUQH\PXVWÂżOHD written appearance and objection at this Court before:

10:00 a.m. on the return day of 12/02/2019. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you PXVWÂżOHDZULWWHQDSSHDUDQFHDQGREMHFWLRQLI\RXREMHFWWR WKLVSURFHHGLQJ,I\RXIDLOWRÂżOHDWLPHO\ZULWWHQDSSHDUDQFH DQG REMHFWLRQ IROORZHG E\ DQ DŕľśGDYLW RI REMHFWLRQV ZLWKLQ thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you. UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUSETTS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC) A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in DQ XQVXSHUYLVHG DGPLQLVWUDWLRQ LV QRW UHTXLUHG WR ÂżOH DQ inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, Hon. Maureen H. Monks, First Justice of this Court. Date: November 04, 2019

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Mozart, Schubert begin 72nd season of North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra usic Director Robert Lehmann and North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra (NSPO) begin the Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 72nd season on Sunday, November 17 with music of Franz Schubert and Wolfgang A. Mozart. The 3 p.m. concert at Swampscott High School Auditorium will feature Schubertâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Symphony No. 8 (popularly known as the Unfinished Symphony) and Mozartâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mass in C minor. Tickets will be available at the door for $30, $25 for seniors and students and free for children age 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.nspo.org. The concert marks the start of Maestro Lehmannâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 22nd year as the Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Music Director. Schubertâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Symphony No. 8 was begun six years before the composerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s death in 1828; however, it contains only two

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phony No. 5 and the New England premiere of Daniel Crozierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Concerto for Two Clarinets, with soloists William and Catherine Hudgins. The Orchestraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sâ&#x20AC;&#x153;Springâ&#x20AC;?Concert is on April 26, 2020, also at 3 p.m. The program will include Ralph Vaughn-Williamsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, William Waltonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Viola Concerto, featuring Kimberly Lehmann, and Sergei Prokofievâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Symphony No. 5. In addition, the Orchestra plays two holiday concerts: on December 8 at 4 p.m. at St. Richardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church in Danvers and on December 15 at 4 p.m. at St. Anthonyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church in Revere. Admission to both concerts is free in exchange for a substantial donation of nonperishable food to benefit local food pantries. For more information visit www.nspo.org.

Music Director Robert Lehmann leads the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra in the first concert of the Orchestra's 72nd season on Sunday, November 17 at 3 p.m. at Swampscott High School Auditorium.

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COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS THE TRIAL COURT PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI19P5380EA Estate of: Anna Fusto Also known as: Anna Maria Fusto Date of Death: 07/27/2019

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS THE TRIAL COURT PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI19P5546EA Estate of: Carmine C. Giacobbe Also known as: Carmine Charles Giacobbe Date of Death: 09/19/2019

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To all interested persons: A petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative KDVEHHQÂżOHGE\ Anna Maria Augeri of Malden, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. The Petitioner requests that: Anna Maria Augeri of Malden, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsupervised administration.

To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative KDVEHHQÂżOHGE\ Joann Trabucco Palermo of Saugus, MA and James Considine of Medford, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. The Petitioner requests that: Joann Trabucco Palermo of Saugus, MA and James Considine of Medford, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsupervised administration.

IMPORTANT NOTICE You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to WKLVSURFHHGLQJ7RGRVR\RXRU\RXUDWWRUQH\PXVWÂżOHD written appearance and objection at this Court before:

10:00 a.m. on the return day of 11/21/2019. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you PXVWÂżOHDZULWWHQDSSHDUDQFHDQGREMHFWLRQLI\RXREMHFWWR WKLVSURFHHGLQJ,I\RXIDLOWRÂżOHDWLPHO\ZULWWHQDSSHDUDQFH DQG REMHFWLRQ IROORZHG E\ DQ DŕľśGDYLW RI REMHFWLRQV ZLWKLQ thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you. UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUSETTS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC) A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in DQ XQVXSHUYLVHG DGPLQLVWUDWLRQ LV QRW UHTXLUHG WR ÂżOH DQ inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

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10:00 a.m. on the return day of 11/29/2019. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you PXVWÂżOHDZULWWHQDSSHDUDQFHDQGREMHFWLRQLI\RXREMHFWWR WKLVSURFHHGLQJ,I\RXIDLOWRÂżOHDWLPHO\ZULWWHQDSSHDUDQFH DQG REMHFWLRQ IROORZHG E\ DQ DŕľśGDYLW RI REMHFWLRQV ZLWKLQ thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you. UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUSETTS UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC) A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in DQ XQVXSHUYLVHG DGPLQLVWUDWLRQ LV QRW UHTXLUHG WR ÂżOH DQ inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

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BEACON | FROM PAGE 16 (A â&#x20AC;&#x153;Yesâ&#x20AC;? vote is for the bill.) Sen. Jason Lewis Yes HOW LONGWAS LASTWEEK'S SESSION? Beacon Hill Roll Call tracks the length of time that the House and Senate were in session each week. Many legislators say that legislative sessions are only one aspect of the Legislature's job and that a lot of important work is done outside of the House and Senate chambers. They note that their jobs also involve committee work, research, constituent work and other matters that are important to their districts. Critics say that the Legislature does not meet regularly or long enough to debate and vote in public view on the thousands of pieces of legislation that have been filed. They note that the infrequency and brief length of sessions are misguided and lead to irresponsible latenight sessions and a mad rush to act on dozens of bills in the days immediately preceding the end of an annual session. During the week of October 28-November 1, the House met for a total of five hours and 30 minutes and the Senate met for a total of five hours and 47 minutes. Mon. October 28 House 11:02 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Senate 11:15 a.m. to 4:19 p.m. Tues. October 29 House 11:05 a.m. to 12:19 p.m. No Senate session Wed. October 30 House 11:01 a.m. to 11:06 a.m. Senate 1:46 p.m. to 2:16 p.m. Thurs. October 31 House 11:00 a.m. to 11:13 a.m. Senate 11:10 a.m. to 11:23 a.m. Fri. November 1 No House session No Senate session Bob Katzen welcomes feedback at bob@beaconhillrollcall.com


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Malden Reads selects companion books for 2020 How to Create an Ethical Will M by Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you write a column on ethical wills and how to make one? The attorney that made up my will recently suggested I write one as a tool to explain the intentions of my will, as well as express my thoughts and feelings, but I don’t know where to start. Interested Senior Dear Interested, An ethical will – also referred to as a legacy letter – can be a valuable complement to your legal will, as well as a wonderful gift to your family or other loved ones. Here’s what you should know along with some tips to help you make one. Ethical Wills Unlike a last will and testament, which tells your loved ones (and the legal world) what you want them to have, an ethical will (which is not a legal document) tells them what you want them to know. With an ethical will, you can share with your loved ones your feelings, wishes, regrets, gratitude and advice, as well as explain the elements in your legal will, give information about the money and possessions you’re passing on, and anything else you want to communicate. Usually no more than a few pages, the process of writing an ethical will can actually be quite satisfying. But be careful that you don’t contradict any aspects of your legal will or estate plan. If you’re having trouble with the writing, there are resources available to help you, or you can express yourself through an audio or video recording. Where to Start To craft an ethical will, start by jotting down some notes about what’s really important to you and what you want your loved ones to know. Take your time and remember that you’re not trying to write for the Pulitzer Prize. This letter is a gift of yourself written for those you love. After you’ve gathered your thoughts you can start drafting your letter. You can also revise or rewrite it anytime you want. And for safekeeping, keep your ethical will with your other legal documents in a secure location but be sure your executor has access to it. A safe-deposit box or fireproof filing cabinet or safe in your home is a good choice. Get Help If you need some help, there are numerous resources available like Celebrations of Life (CelebrationsofLife.net), which offers howto information and examples of ethical wills, along with a “Ethical Wills: Putting Your Values on Paper” book, and the Ethical Wills/ Legacy Letters workbook that you can purchase for $16 and $10 respectively. Another good resource is Personal Legacy Advisors (PersonalLegacyAdvisors.com), a company that offers ethical will writing classes and workshops, along with personalized services like coaching, editing, writing and/or audio or video recording your ethical will. Prices will vary depending on the services you choose. They also sell a do-it-yourself guidebook “The Wealth of Your Life: A Step-byStep Guide for Creating Your Ethical Will,”by Susan Turnbull for $24. You also need to know that many people choose to share their ethical will with their family and friends while they’re still living so they can enjoy their reactions, while others think it should be read after their death. It’s up to you. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of “The Savvy Senior” book.

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alden Reads is pleased to announce the selection of companion books for young readers, all of which complement the themes of the 2020 main book selection, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. These books were chosen by a group of educators, librarians, and other individuals in the community offering their support and input. Relating to Fahrenheit 451, we will explore themes of empowerment, standing up against censorship and the transformative power of books and meaningful connections among people. Others are storytelling, the power of memory, and connections with our neighbors. Malden Reads will offer these books for students in the Malden Public Schools at no charge, and will provide options to schools to partic-

ipate in programming, as well as other resource materials. The books will be available at the Malden Public Library for Malden families and in Little Free Libraries throughout the community. The books will be available for purchase at the Malden Reads “Holiday Pop-Up Bookstore & More” oneday event on December 7, 2019, from 11am to 7pm hosted at J Malden Center (190 Pleasant St. in Malden). This is also one of the first public opportunities to visit the new J Malden Center community, which provides luxury apartments and new retail on the ground floor opening soon, and will be the new home of Malden City Hall. Nonprofit organizations that are interested in receiving a small number of copies of these book selections for use with children should email maldenreads@gmail.com.

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Here are the titles and descriptions for the companion books, along with suggested grade levels (which can be adapted based on level of interest and reading level). The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Grades 9–12) Winner of numerous awards including the American Library Association (ALA)’s Best Books for Young Adults and adapted into a feature film, this book was described by The New York Times as “It’s the kind of book that can be life-changing, because without ever denying the essential amorality and randomness of the natural order, The Book Thief offers us a believable hard-won hope…” Common Sense Media states “This book will educate readers about living under Nazi rule, and it will inspire them to think about human nature and why some heroic people are able to put their lives on the line to do what they know is right.” The Last Book in the Universe by Rodman Philbrick (Grades 6–12) Newbury Honor author Philbrick’s story is set in an apocalyptic future in which the narrator, a boy with epilepsy, meets an older man who is one of the only people left on earth who appreciate books and literature. Scholastic’s review is as follows:“Both chilling and inspiring, the story is ultimately about those who have the courage to become conscious in a world that invites us to choose illusion and denial. Here is a powerful tale of love, loss, and the challenges we all face to make thoughtful, moral choices.”

Ban This Book by Alan Gratz (Grades 3–6) Called “A stout defense of the right to read” by Kirkus Reviews, this is a story about a shy fourth grader who fights back after her favorite book has been banned from her school library. A review in School Library Journal is as follows: “The story of Amy Anne's personal triumph is also a celebration of literature, free speech, and finding one's voice…Hand this to book lovers, aspiring librarians, or any kid who wants to make a difference.” The Storyteller by Evan Turk (Grades 2–4) This book was written up by Kirkus Reviews in a starred review as “The art of storytelling is celebrated as a life-giving force in this enthralling picture book set in Morocco … Original storytelling with the feel of the best folklore.” While many cultures have folktales involving water, the School Library Journal says“this tale is unusual in using water as a metaphor for story: just as we need water to nourish our physical selves, we need stories to feed our spirits.”

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BOOKS | FROM PAGE 18 Light in the Darkness: A Story about How Slaves Learned in Secret by Lesa Cline-Ransome (Grades 1â&#x20AC;&#x201C;2) Kirkus review summarizes this beautifully illustrated book about a â&#x20AC;&#x153;slave mother and her daughter [who] learn to read in spite of the great danger inherent in their enterpriseâ&#x20AC;ŚRosaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mother awakens her at night to walk to a â&#x20AC;&#x153;pit school,â&#x20AC;? a hole dug in the ground and covered over where slaves gather to learn their ABCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sâ&#x20AC;ŚIn this tale, [the author] makes the point that learning was not just a dream of a few famous and accomplished men and women, but one that belonged to ordinary folk willing to risk their lives.â&#x20AC;? Booklist calls this book â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dramatic, deep-toned, full-page illustrations, mostly dark because of the nighttime setting, skillfully match the vivid, rich language of the text. The expressive faces of the characters shine through the darkness, clearly conveying the senses of determination, fear, and hope which permeate the story.â&#x20AC;? In addition to this story being a real-life tie-in with Fahrenheit 451, the Malden Reads committee is thrilled to include an author from Malden on its list of companion books. Arthur and the Scare-YourPants-Off Club by Marc Brown (Grades Kâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;3) A review in School Library Journal says this book â&#x20AC;&#x153;â&#x20AC;Śdeals with an unusual theme for primary-grade audience censorship. Angry parents have demanded that a series of scary books be banned from the public library because they believe they are frightening their children, and Arthur and his friends decide to fight back.â&#x20AC;? The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq by Jeanette Winter (Grades Kâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;2) The School Library Journalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s starred review calls this book â&#x20AC;&#x153;an important story that puts a human face on the victims of war and demonstrates that a love of books and learning is a value that unites people everywhere.â&#x20AC;? Barnes and Noble gives this overview: â&#x20AC;&#x153;In this incredible true story of a war-stricken country where civilians seem powerless in the face of battle, this feminist and inspirational tale about a librarianâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s struggle to save her communityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s priceless collection of books reminds us how, throughout the world, the love of literature can unite us all.â&#x20AC;? In addition to the books listed above that are companions to Fahrenheit 451, the following are tenth anniversary celebration books: Wonder by R.J. Palacio (Grades 4â&#x20AC;&#x201C;8) In 2014, Malden Reads selected Wonder by R.J. Palacio as a companion book to the main book selection The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, and we explored themes of self-identity, the power of

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OBITUARY William H. “Bill” Doucette

James Doucette, the late Michael Doucette, Jessica and Daniel Gerakines, as well as his great-grandchildren Matthew, Joshua, Jorden and Jacob. Cherished son of the late William H. and Gertrude (Cardinal) Doucette, dear brother of the late Frederick Doucette and Jeanne Buck. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309

Age 88, formerly of Malden and Medford, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2019. Bill was the beloved father of Karen Vercellini, Jeanne Gerakines & her husband Stephen all of Pelham, NH, the late James and William Doucette. Grandfather of Victoria Vercellini,

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Gloria (Cambria) Tramontozzi  Of Saugus, formerly of Malden, Nov. 1. Wife of the late Louis Tramontozzi. Loving mother of Louis Tramontozzi, Jr. & his wife Joyce of Saugus,

Maria Tramontozzi of Somerville, Anthony Tramontozzi of NH, John Tramontozzi of NH. Predeceased by 11 brothers & sisters. Cherished grandmother of 5 grandchildren & 7 great-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to PACE Beverly, 100 Cummings Center, Beverly, MA 01915.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

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

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1210 Fellsway

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15 Dianes Vw

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10 Linwood St #202

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195 Olive Avenue Ext

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56 Elwell St

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$ 225 000,00

39 Broadway #101

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