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NEW LISTING! COMING SOON! COMING SOON! COMING SOON! The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield* PEABODY $474,900 LYNNFIELD $1,899,000 MIDDLETON $969,000 PEABODY $469,900 LYNNFIELD $1,299,000 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 LYNNFIELD WEEKLY Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 Debbie Caniff 617-771-2827 AUGUST 30, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 35 INAUGURAL EDITION SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 If pigs could fly ... (They did.) NEWS 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR Water fight in Lynnfield By Thomas Grillo FALL 2018 NEXT WEEK: Check out 01940 The Magazine IN THE NEWS Page 12: Men’s Over 40 Softball League PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT #168 WOBURN, MA POSTAL CUSTOMER LYNNFIELD, MA 01940 Dr. Karen Dwyer is the new principal at Summer Street School in Lynnfield. Story, page 3. PHOTO | SPENSER HASAK A standing-room-only crowd packed the hearing room at the Lynnfield Center Water District (LCWD) Monday night demanding clean water. “My water stinks of chlorine and I won’t drink this terrible brown water that stains my clothes in the washer,” said Stephanie Rauseo of Russet Lane who brought photos of the discolored water for the threemember Board of Water Commissioners. In the tiny room where the temperature reached over 80 degrees despite a window air conditioner, residents of Apple Hill Lane, Lowell and Main streets, and Cortland Lane said they have been have been living with brown and sometimes black water for years. Lisa Lopez, who bought a six-bedroom Cape style home with her husband on West Tapley Road five years ago, said neighbors want answers now about what will be done and if there’s a plan to remedy the problem. “I can’t drink the water, I can’t do the laundry,” she said. “No effort has been made to look at my home. I’ve yet to hear what you plan to do about it.” Established by the Legislature in 1939, LCWD is one of two water districts WATER, PAGE 2 UNDER AGREEMENT 1 DAY UNDER AGREEMENT NEW LISTING! APARTMENTS The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield* SAUGUS $2,000+ MEDFORD $599,000 WINTHROP $574,900 MIDDLETON $1,350,000 LYNN $649,900 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 Carole Rocha 781-462-7067 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482 Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597