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Peabody July 19

Peabody July

SALE PENDING! RENTAL LISTING! COMING SOON COMING SOON NEW LISTING! The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Peabody* PEABODY WEEKLY *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 LYNNFIELD $1,249,000 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 LYNNFIELD $6,000 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 PEABODY $484,900 Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597 LYNNFIELD $799,900 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 LYNNFIELD $1,299,000 Debbie Caniff 617-771-2827 JULY 19, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 29 NEWS SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR IN THE NEWS Page 2: State Rep. Speliotis holding office hours Page 3: Didgeridoo concert coming in August ROUTE 1 COULD HOUSE NEW HOMES COURTESY RENDERING An artist rendering by Cube 3 Studio on what the Seven Dearborn Inc. apartment community could look like just off Route 1. Story on Page 2. Page 9: Tanners softball wins state title PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. Postage Paid Permit #66 Peabody, MA New vote sought on recreational marijuana BY THOMAS GRILLO Just weeks after the City Council closed the door on recreational marijuana, Councilor Joel Saslaw is planning a ballot question next year that could make pot legal. “A majority of the councilors see this as an important issue that the public should weigh in again on,” he said. “I think they would support the question getting on the ballot and give the voters of Peabody a chance to cast their vote again.” The Ward 5 councilor was the sole vote in favor of recreational pot at the council’s June meeting. At the same time, the panel approved two medical marijuana clinics on Route 1. In 2016, Peabody voters opposed Question 4 that would have legalized recreational pot by 54 percent or 14,973 votes, while 46 percent MARIJUANA, PAGE 3 SOLD! SOLD! NEW PRICE! RENTAL LISTING! The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Peabody* LYNN $787,500 REVERE $491,000 MIDDLETON $1,375,000 AMESBURY $569,900 SAUGUS $2,000+ *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 Carole Rocha 781-462-7067 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555