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Lynnfield July 11

Lynnfield July

SOLD! The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield* AMESBURY $569,900 PEABODY $539,900 LYNNFIELD LYNN Commercial LYNNFIELD $1,249,000 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 LYNNFIELD WEEKLY Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 JULY 12, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 28 IN THE NEWS Page 4: How to stay safe in the heat Page 7: Food, friends and a full stomach Page 9: Wallace strolls to win LAA Fourth of July 5K PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT #168 WOBURN, MA POSTAL CUSTOMER LYNNFIELD, MA 01940 SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 Condos teed up again for Sagamore Spring NEWS 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR Perley Burrill ‘nearing the end’ By Thomas Grillo After a decade of neglect and unpaid tax bills, the former Perley Burrill gas station is set to be auctioned off. The Planning Board has approved a two-lot subdivision for the 2.6-acre site just off Route 1. The board’s decision ends a series of court fights with the former owner, Joseph Pedoto, trustee of Little Joe Realty Trust, who lost the property to the town in 2016 after failing to pay $250,000 in back taxes. “We are nearing the end of the final chapter,” said Philip Crawford, a member of the Board of Selectmen. “I ’ve been on the board for six years and I ’ve been working on it that long. I t’s been a real thorn in our side for many years.” James Coppola, a Marblehead attorney who is handling the sale for the town, said an auction will be scheduled this fall. Terms have not been worked out yet, he said. F or years, the Perley Burrill F uel Oil station boasted it was America’s oldest filling station, according to RoadsideArchitecture.com. Perhaps the owners meant it was the oldest station still in operation, the website says. I t was built in 1932 and closed in 2013. But the distinction of America’s oldest gasoline station might go to Reighard’s in COURTESY RENDERING A layout schematic of the over-55 luxury community at the Sagamore Spring Golf Course Altoona, Pennsylvania, which that was defeated by Town Meeting could be back this fall. Story, page 3. PERLEY BURRILL, PAGE 2 SOLD! SALE PENDING! RENTAL LISTING! The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield* BEVERLY $475,000 MIDDLETON $1,399,900 READING $539,000 LYNNFIELD $1,169,000 LYNNFIELD $6,000 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 Dan DelGrosso 978-578-5108 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482 Steve Macdonald 508-982-5005 Nikki Martin 781-710-1440 Reggie Lemelin 978-979-6262