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Lynnfield 6-28-18

Lynnfield

NEW LISTING! RENTAL LISTING! The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield* LYNNFIELD COMING SOON PEABODY $539,900 LYNNFIELD $1,249,000 LYNNFIELD $1,249,000 LYNNFIELD $3500 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 LYNNFIELD 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 NEWS JUNE 28, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 26 SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR IN THE NEWS Page 2: Sam Nelson to play at St. Paul’s Page 7: New fitness club comes to MarketStreet Page 9: A bravo performance for MVP O’Brien PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT #168 WOBURN, MA POSTAL CUSTOMER LYNNFIELD, MA 01940 Lynnfield educator a finalist for Teacher of the Year PHOTO | SPENSER HASAK Alexandra Caram, the library and media specialist at the Summer Street Elementary School, was a finalist for Teacher of the Year. STORY, PAGE 3 Fire chief and Selectmen disagree over next contract By Thomas Grillo Lynnfield is looking for new leadership in the Fire Department, but the fire chief says he’s not going anywhere. The three-member Board of Selectmen voted unanimously not to renew Mark Tetreault’s contract at its Monday meeting. But Tetreault, who has held the job since 2014 and whose five-year contract will end Dec. 31, said he disagrees with the board. In a brief telephone interview, the 54-year-old New Hampshire resident, said he was hired under the socalled “strong chief law.” As a result, he said the selectmen can only terminate him the for “cause” from the $115,000 a year post. Tetreault’s contract, provided by the town attorney, says in the event the chief is not reappointed, he is entitled to three months severance pay. Robert J. Dolan, town administrator, declined comment. While Dolan conducted a performance review of the chief, the town’s attorney declined to provide a copy saying the document is not public record. FIRE CHIEF, PAGE 2 NEW LISTING! SOLD IN 2 DAYS! NEW LISTING! The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield* 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