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The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Lynnfield* *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 LYNNFIELD WEEKLY LYNNFIELD PENDING $599,900 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 PEABODY NEW $349,900 Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 LYNNFIELD NEW $1,899,000 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 MIDDLETON NEW $969,900 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 LYNNFIELD NEW $674,900 Debbie Caniff 617-771-2827 OCTOBER 25, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 43 IN THE NEWS Page 2: LCWD provides info on Treatment Plant Page 5: Guarracino named president of the Massachusetts Building Congress SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 Lynnfield woman is up to the challenge NEWS 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR Town Meeting could look at new library By Thomas Grillo Page 9: Volleyball team peaking in time for tourney PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT #168 WOBURN, MA POSTAL CUSTOMER LYNNFIELD, MA 01940 Longtime Lynnfield resident Marianne Supino is seeking a kidney donor. PHOTO | SPENSER HASAK By Thomas Grillo Marianne Supino is facing the biggest challenge of her life for the second time. She needs a kidney transplant, again. This is familiar territory for the 60-year-old Lynnfield resident, who at age 15, discovered she had kidney problems. While a high school student, a biopsy revealed there was something wrong with the filtering system in her kidney. “I hung onto that kidney for nearly a decade because I slowed the disease with medication and didn’t even need dialysis,” she recalled. At age 23, she underwent a successful kidney transplant at Massachusetts General Hospital and life was good, she said. The new kidney worked well for 30 years. But that all changed in the summer of 2012 when at her York, Maine vacation home, she couldn’t walk a straight line and was unable to swallow pills. “I thought I had Lyme disease,” she said. “I was throwing up and my head was hurting. I was rushed to the SUPINO, PAGE 3 Plans for a new library could move closer to reality as early as next spring. Town Meeting could be presented with a proposal to fund the town’s share of a $21 million facility to be built on a portion of the Reedy Meadow Golf Course, less than a mile from the Summer Street location. “Next April, Town Meeting could have a bunch of new proposals including the planned library,” said Selectman Phil Crawford. Lynnfield already has a leg up to commence construction on the new 25,874-square-foot library that would include meeting and program spaces, a cafe, expanded youth services, and plenty of parking. The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, which would fund $8 million, or about 38 percent of the total cost, has placed Lynnfield number 14 in line for cash. Typically, the state agency funds a few projects annually. Still, taxpayers will have LIBRARY, PAGE 3 The #1 Selling Real Estate Brokerage in Lynnfield* *MLSPIN data 1/1/18-6/19/2018 MIDDLETON $1,299,999 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482 PEABODY $469,900 Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597 BOSTON $999,900 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 NEWTON $2,199,000 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 WINTHROP SOLD $610,000 Carole Rocha 781-462-7067