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NEW LISTING! NEW LISTING! COMING SOON! The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield and Peabody* *MLSPIN data 1/1/12-2/26/18 PEABODY WEEKLY LYNN $429,900 Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 LYNNFIELD $1,329,000 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 LYNNFIELD $1,169,000 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 MIDDLETON $439,900 Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597 LYNNFIELD $1,199,000 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 MAY 3, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 18 NEWS SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR IN THE NEWS Page 2: Treasure Socks store life-saving medications Peabody teen gets sizzling Page 7: Photos: Kicking it with Bruce McCory Page 9: Zito twirls no-hitter in surprise start PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. Postage Paid Permit #66 Peabody, MA By Lindsey Ryan Jacob Bettencourt isn’t the poster boy for teenage entrepreneurship - yet. The 18-year-old Peabody native created “The Sizzle Sleeve,” a heat-retardant fabric cuff that starts at the wrist and ends at the elbow, thus protecting the forearm from burns. The Massachusetts Chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA), hosted by the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, presented Bettencourt with a $1,000 scholarship and picked him to represent YEA Peabody as their semi-finalist at the YEA National Saunders Scholarship Competition at Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, NY on May 4. Creating a business has been an entirely new experience for Bettencourt, something he never thought possible before the program. “I never made a business plan, I never had a logo before...I never imagined something I made SIZZLE, PAGE 3 Jacob Bettencourt is the owner of Sizzle Sleeve, a protective, flame retardant arm covering for culinary professionals made from flexible material. PHOTO | SPENSER HASAK NEW LISTING! SOLD! NEW PRICE! NEW LISTING! The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield and Peabody* *MLSPIN data 1/1/12-2/26/18 LYNNFIELD Wills Brook Village Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 READING $595,000 Steve Macdonald 508-982-5005 ROWLEY $665,000 Reggie Lemelin 978-979-6262 MIDDLETON $1,485,000 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482 LYNNFIELD $549,900 Fran Frisella 617-650-3349