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Peabody 6-28-18

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NEW LISTING! RENTAL LISTING! The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Peabody* LYNNFIELD COMING SOON PEABODY $539,900 LYNNFIELD $1,249,000 LYNNFIELD $1,249,000 LYNNFIELD $3500 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 PEABODY WEEKLY Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 JUNE 28, 2018• VOL. 62, NO. 26 IN THE NEWS Page 2: Peabody Rotary scholarships Page 3: Battle lines drawn over marijuana Page 10: Agganis All-Star Football Classic kicks off tonight SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 NEWS 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. Postage Paid Permit #66 Peabody, MA A NEW LOOK for an OLD BUILDING By Thomas Grillo The historic O’Shea building in the downtown is almost ready for its closeup. Pasquale “Pat” Todisco of Todisco Properties is putting the finishing touches on the transformation of the long vacant three-story brick, limestone and granite building at the corner of Main and Foster streets into luxury apartments. “When I heard it was for sale, I got a tour of the inside and absolutely fell in love with it,” he said. “The architecture, the marble, the ceilings, and its history.” Still, there were challenges, considering the property had been vacant for years. Aside from the original exterior details, he said, it needed to be completed gutted. “It was pretty much completely deteriorated,” RENOVATIONS, PAGE 2 Stephen Todisco, a partner at Todisco Properties, walks through the O’Shea Building at 1 Main St. in Peabody, which is being renovated by the company into retail and living spaces. PHOTO | SPENSER HASAK NEW LISTING! SOLD IN 2 DAYS! NEW LISTING! The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Peabody* STONEHAM $549,900 AMESBURY $569,900 LYNNFIELD REVERE Call For Details MIDDLETON $1,399,900 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 Steve Macdonald 508-982-5005 Reggie Lemelin 978-979-6262 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 Dan Donovan 617-304-9976 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482