3 months ago


The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Peabody* *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 PEABODY WEEKLY LYNNFIELD REDUCED $1,199,000 Debbie Caniff 617-771-2827 LYNNFIELD OPEN SUN 11:30 - 1 $699,900 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 PEABODY $279,900 Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 LYNNFIELD $799,000 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 MIDDLETON $969,900 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 39 NEWS SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR IN THE NEWS Page 2 Wellness weekend at Centre Yoga Self-storage facility coming to Route 1 South Page 3 City Council rejects sex toy shop Page 9 Fenwick’s Wilson is next man up PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. Postage Paid Permit #66 Peabody, MA PHOTOS | JIM WILSON There are plans to demolish the shuttered 18,852 square-foot billiard club facing Route 1 and replace it with a Circle Storage. Construction is expected to commence next spring. Story on Page 3. City’s first kid’s museum is popping up By Thomas Grillo The city’s first children’s museum is coming to the downtown for three months next spring. The so-called pop-up museum will feature 2,500 square feet of exhibition space for kids at the George Peabody House and Leather Workers Museum on Washington Street. While the exhibits will be open for just 90 days, Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt Jr., Peabody’s Main Streets, and the city’s Cultural Collaborative are hoping its success could spur the launch of a more enduring facility for families. “This makes sense when you consider there’s no other children’s museum in Essex County and none between Boston and MUSEUM, PAGE 2 The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Peabody* WINTHROP SOLD | $610,000 MIDDLETON $1,299,999 BOSTON $999,900 LYNNFIELD NEW | $634,900 SEABROOK N.H. $615,000 *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 Carole Rocha 781-462-7067 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662