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NEW LISTING! COMING SOON! The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Peabody* NORTH READING $899,900 OPEN HOUSE THUR 5 - 6:30 PM. SAT AND SUN 11 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. LYNNFIELD $699,900 PEABODY CALL FOR DETAILS LYNNFIELD $1,899,000 MIDDLETON $969,900 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 PEABODY WEEKLY Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 38 NEWS SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR IN THE NEWS Page 2: Speliotis announces office hours Moment of truth for Tannery residents Page 5: GLSS offering help for grandparents raising kids Page 9: Defense the key for girls soccer team PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. Postage Paid Permit #66 Peabody, MA PHOTO | SPENSER HASAK Gail Covitz is one of the residents of the Tannery Apartments that could lose her home if rents are increased under new ownership. Story on Page 3. Developers get a look at city’s potential By Thomas Grillo More than 130 entrepreneurs, developers, and lenders gathered at Wiggin Auditorium in City Hall last week Thursday to learn about opportunities in and around the downtown. “We’ve established that we’re open for business and now we are ready to take the next step,” said Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt Jr. The mayor and Peabody Main Streets hosted the two-hour forum about the city’s potential for growth, dubbed “Peabody’s Next Chapter.” City Councilor-at-Large David Gravel guided the crowd in an overview of the city’s history, more than $10 million DEVELOPERS, PAGE 2 The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Peabody* MIDDLETON $1,299,999 OPEN HOUSE! SAT 1 - 2:30 P.M. SWAMPSCOTT $439,900 SEABROOK N.H. $615,000 LYNNFIELD $749,900 READING $519,000 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 Reggie Lemelin 978-979-6262 Dan Donovan 617-304-9976 Steve Macdonald 508-982-5005