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Easter Week Events in Saugus

April 17/6:30 p.m.: Maundy Thursday/Agape Supper

First Congregational Church in Saugus Center

This is a recreation of the Last Supper consisting of foods of first century Palestine, reading of scriptures, Communion and music. It’s free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested by calling 781-233-3028.

April 18/10:30 a.m.: Good Friday/Seven Last Words of Jesus

Breakheart Reservation in Saugus

This is a 2-mile roundtrip walk from the visitor’s center to the beach and back.

Stops along the way will make scripture come alive through drama, song or dance.

Presented by the Saugus Faith Community, it’s free and open to the public.

April 20/6:00 a.m.: Easter Ecumenical Sunrise Service

In front of the Saugus Town Hall

This outdoor service will recreate what it would have been like at the empty tomb with all the shock and joy. Featured speaker will be Pastor Dan Hayner of the Vineyard Community Church. Presented by the Saugus Faith Community, it’s free and open to the public.

April 20/6:30-9:00 a.m.: Easter Community Breakfast

First Congregational Church in Saugus Center

The menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, homemade baked beans, French toast, assorted pastries, coffee and juice. The cost is a $6.00 donation. The breakfast is open to the public, and tickets will be available at the door.

April 20/Easter Sunday Services

All Saugus churches will have various start times.

 

 

Incidents, Accidents & Arrests

Tuesday, April 8

Forget the scratch? What about the rock-throwing middle-schoolers?!

An Austin Ct, resident called police to report that her Buick LeSabre was damaged by a brick – an issue she believes is an ongoing problem with middle school kids allegedly throwing rocks and bricks. A dispatched officer reported a minor scratch to the vehicle. The caller requested that the incident be placed on record.

Now that’s customer service

Emergency dispatch received a call from an employee at Frigidaire in Georgia requesting a well-being check on an Essex St. resident. According to the report, the customer service employee stated that she was on the phone with the Saugus resident when she noticed the woman began acting strangely and had mentioned several times that she was a diabetic. Police, fire, and ambulance personnel responded to the address to check the woman’s health. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Wednesday, April 9

Metaphorically-speaking, it could happen if you abuse

A woman reported that she fell into a large hole outside a liquor store on Lincoln Ave. injuring her leg. The woman was offered medical attention. A Dept. of Public Works employee was notified to investigate. An officer reported a small hole near the bus stop.

I don’t want to pray – I just want to bang on the drum all day

Dispatch received a call for someone drumming in the church on Assembly Drive. A dispatched officer reported that the drumming had stopped prior to his arrival. After speaking with a church member, the officer stated that the noise had ended for the evening.

Yea – very funny…not!

A Forest Ave. resident called police stating that he heard a very loud bang inside his home and felt that his home was being broken into. The man stated that he then observed a white four-door vehicle drive by his home, providing the license plate to police. Officers reported that the vehicle of interest was located and was occupied by a family member who stated that she “thought it would be funny to kick the back door”. The man said he had no interest in pursuing the matter any further. I wonder if the officer was laughing, too.

Thursday, April 10

Keep your eye out for really fast babies

Security personnel at Hannaford’s Supermarket reported that an unidentified person had stolen approximately $200 worth of Red Bull and baby formula before fleeing the scene in a Toyota Corolla. A license plate was provided and police are investigating.

Friday, April 11

Police search for two men with stun guns

Police received a call for a reported armed robbery taking place outside Bed & Bath on Broadway. According to the report, a caller stated that two men, dressed in hooded sweatshirts and carrying stun guns, assaulted two people in a Toyota SUV in the parking lot, fleeing in a small white SUV in an unknown direction. No license plate was given as police continue to investigate.

Saturday, April 12

Police hope spray paint cap leads to playground vandal

A caller reported to police that someone had spray-painted obscene graffiti on town property at the Anna Parker playground. Investigators discovered a black spray can cap and took photos the images.

Sunday, April 13

Sunday truly is the “day of rest”

Police received a call for the report of an individual possibly passed out or in need of medical attention on the grass in front of the SaugusBank on the Lynn Fells Parkway. Emergency personnel arrived on the scene to discover that the individual was only sleeping and was okay.

ARRESTS

Thursday, April 10

Archie Herron of 14 Kirtland St., Lynn was charged with an arrest warrant.

Victoria Palumbo of 9 Hayden Rd., Saugus was charged with distributing a Class B drug; and possession to distribute a Class B drug.

Friday, April 11

Miguel Camilo of 7 Maple St., Saugus was charged with domestic assault & battery; and threatening to commit a crime.

Deidre M. Farrar of 111 Winthrop St., Roxbury was charged with larceny over $250; and an arrest warrant.

   

World Series Park Welcomes Subway’s Support

World Series Park in Saugus depends on the support of Saugus businesses. Many Saugus businesses purchase advertising signs that are displayed on the outfield fence each season. People who come to the park are encouraged to support these businesses, because without the support of these businesses the park wouldn’t be possible. World Series Park hosts over 200 games each season.alt

Read more: World Series Park Welcomes Subway’s Support

   

A Plethora of Winter Season All Stars

I am solidly in favor of a new high school in Saugus. The current building is over 50 years old and in very bad shape. If you follow the messages of the School Committee, the selectmen, and the town manager, they all favor a new building. The students and young families deserve better than the current school. We have great teachers and administration, but the building detracts from their capabilities to provide the very best education for their students.alt

The Winter Sports All Stars for the North Shore were named this week. Joe Bertrand was chosen Outstanding Player of the Year for his basketball expertise. Joe averaged 26 points, 14 rebounds and five assists this past season, accumulating 1,141 points during his career at SHS. Along with his other achievements, Joe is a National Honor Society Student.

Read more: A Plethora of Winter Season All Stars

   
   

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