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Lynnfield 11-15

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The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield* PEABODY $579,900 PEABODY $329,900 REDUCED LYNNFIELD $2,199,000 JUST LISTED PEABODY $485,000 SOLD! MIDDLETON $969,900 *MLS PIN 1/1/18 – 11/2/2018 LYNNFIELD WEEKLY Joyce Cucchiara 978-808-1597 Evelyn Rockas 617-256-8500 Louise Bova-Touchette 617-605-0555 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440 Rossetti/Poti Team 781-718-4662 NOVEMBER 15, 2018 • VOL. 62, NO. 46 IN THE NEWS Page 2 Filmmaking students hit the big screen Page 8 Lynnfield Through the Lens winners announced Page 9 Volleyball team wins North D2 title PRSRT STD ECRWSSEDDM U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT #168 WOBURN, MA POSTAL CUSTOMER LYNNFIELD, MA 01940 Meet the new chief SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1957 Deputy Fire Chief Glenn Davis will become the new chief in January. By Thomas Grillo Glenn Davis, an “on call” firefighter, will be Lynnfield’s next chief starting in January. The 58-year-old Lynnfield resident, whose day job has been working in the oncology unit of a healthcare company, came up through the ranks of the fire department as lieutenant, captain, and deputy chief over nearly three decades of service. Last summer, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously not to renew Chief Mark Tetreault’s $115,000 five-year contract, which ends in December. The department has nine full-time firefighters and 35 on call. Davis spoke to Lynnfield Weekly News COURTESY PHOTO about his new job. Q: You’ve had a successful career in the healthcare field, why switch now? A: I’ve been on the Lynnfield Fire Department for more than 28 years. I have witnessed and seen dedication from people from all walks of life in this department. The residents of Lynnfield deserve the very best and I have dedicated a good portion of my life to being a firefighter. I look at it as a calling. It truly is a way of life. I am looking forward to bringing stability to a department that has been through quite a few chiefs over the last few NEWS 16 PAGES • ONE DOLLAR Moulton helps House turn blue By Thomas Grillo North Shore voters can thank U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton for helping turn Congress blue. The Salem Democrat, who represents the 6th Congressional District, which includes Lynnfield and Peabody, backed 35 Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives from New York to Texas. Most of them won, giving control of the House to Democrats. Moulton, who was reelected handily to his third term and insists he is not running for president in two years, backed 19 winners (against 16 losses). “The American people want a new generation of leadership in Washington within the Democratic party and that’s exactly what you see in these candidates,” Moulton told the Weekly News. “It’s a group of people who are not career politicians, who are unabashed about going against the establishment, and are very clear they will put the country first over politics. That’s the kind of campaigns they ran, the type of leaders they are, and those are the folks who won.” Democrats appear poised to pick up nearly 40 House seats in the 2018 midterm elections, the most since the Watergate era of the 1970s. Republicans will maintain control of the Senate, FIRE CHIEF, PAGE 2 MOULTON , PAGE 7 The #1 Selling Real Estate Office in Lynnfield* SALEM $459,000 MIDDLETON $1,299,990 STONEHAM $499,900 PEABODY $2,499,000 SALE PENDING LYNNFIELD $599,900 *MLS PIN 1/1/18 – 11/2/2018 Dan DelGrosso 978-578-5108 Karen Johnson 781-367-8482 Steve Macdonald 508-982-5005 Reggie Lemelin 978-979-6262 Nikki Cappadona-Martin 781-710-1440