• December 22, 2017,  Everett Obituaries,  Obituaries,  Peabody Obituaries

    Wendy L. (Primoff) Russo – Obituary

    Wendy L. (Primoff) Russo Of Peabody, formerly of Everett, on December 15. She was the wife of the late Brandon Russo who passed away on April 3, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Gertrude (Cohen) and Ernest S. Primoff. Wendy is survived by her sister Faith and her husband Arthur Bentley of La Cresenda, California, sister-in-law of Edward and Jean Russo, John and Patricia Russo, Frank and Rosie Russo and Marie and Robert Pereira. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Wendy was predeceased by her brother John O. Primoff.  A service will be held on Wednesday, December 27 at 1:00 p.m. at Lowell Cemetery, 77…

  • December 22, 2017,  Lynnfield

    Lynnfield Vocal Arts holds Winter Holiday Concert

    Lynnfield Vocal Arts held their Winter Holiday concert last night Wednesday at Lynnfield High School. The concert featured musical performances from the Concert Choir, Jazz Rock Chorus, Mixed A Cappella, Sweet Treble (girls a cappella) and Harmageddon (boys a cappella) groups. The music consisted of Holiday favorites such as White Christmas, Christmastime is Here, Hineh Matov and All I Want for Christmas. The next Lynnfield Vocal Arts concert will be held as part of the Music In Our Schools Month Presentation on March 6, 2018 in the Lynnfield High School gym at 6:30pm. This will feature district wide musical groups. For a more intimate musical setting, Coffee House performances will…

  • December 22, 2017,  Everett Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Patricia M. “Patty” (McLellan) Tholen Fothergill

    Patricia M. “Patty” (McLellan) Tholen Fothergill Lifelong resident of Everett, Patty passed away Thursday afternoon, December 14, 2017 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  She was 55 years of age.  Born in Malden, Patty is the daughter of the late Clarence and Joyce A. (Gaquin) McLellan.  Patty attended Everett Public Schools and graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1980.  Patty was a homemaker throughout her working career, dedicating her life tending to her home and to her 2 children.  She attended Bunker Hill Community College for a year to complete business courses.  Patty loved pictures, both taking them of her family and looking at them for memories.  She…

  • December 22, 2017,  Lynnfield

    Lynnfield Knights of Columbus and OLA school students participate in Wreaths Across America Day

    The Lynnfield Knights of Columbus (KOC) invited the 7th and 8th grade students from Our Lady of the Assumption (OLA) School to join them in attending the Wreaths Across America Day ceremony at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne on December 16. The KOC is one of many organizations who participate in the annual Wreaths Across America program. Donations are collected by the KOC statewide, and then wreaths are purchased for laying on the graves of veterans. About 19,000 wreaths were laid this year at the Massachusetts National Cemetery to remember and honor the veterans who have served our country and helped preserve our freedom. Three wreaths were donated by…

  • December 22, 2017,  Lynnfield

    Letter to the Editor: Good news for Lynnfield Rail Trail

    Letter to the Editor: Good news for Lynnfield Rail Trail Board of Selectmen Vice Chairman Richard Dalton at the November 9 Recreational Path Committee meeting made three key comments regarding the recent meeting he attended with Lynnfield and Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) officials on the Wakefield-Lynnfield Rail Trail Project: Funding for 100% of the updated construction cost will be met by federal and state sources. Also, funding might be available earlier than the planned 2020/2021 date. Screening for abutters is covered in the cost of construction. The state is very amenable to requests from each abutter. The environmental parameters for Reedy Meadow apparently do not pose a problem – using…

  • December 22, 2017,  Everett

    EHS Debate Team makes its case

    First-year students are proving to be fast learners The Everett High School Debate Team traveled to Boston Latin Academy for its second tournament of the season, and topped the novice division. Debating their way to a 4-0 final record, the team of Chris Simeone and Daphney Sully bested a field of 34 teams representing 15 schools. In addition to their team finish, Sully and Simeone placed individually as the second and 13th individual speakers. Cementing Everett’s overall performance on the day were Allan Falaise and Ileissa Ovalle, who finished 3-1 and took fifth place in the division. Ovalle was the sixth-place speaker in the division, with Falaise coming in at…

  • December 22, 2017,  Lynnfield

    Sounds of Lynnfield

      Town Hall will be closed on Dec. 22, Dec. 25, Dec. 29 and Jan. 1.   Trash pickup will be delayed one day during the weeks of Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.   The Friends of the Lynnfield Rail Trail will be selling 2018 calendars from noon-2 p.m. and from 5-7 p.m. on Dec. 22 at the California Pizza Kitchen (1150 Market St.). In addition to ordering in person or online at LynnfieldRailTrail.org, checks can be made payable to the Friends of the Lynnfield Rail Trail and mailed to P.O. Box 23, Lynnfield MA 01940.   MarketStreet Lynnfield (600 Market St.) will be hosting its New Year’s Eve Family…

  • December 22, 2017,  Everett

    DiDomenico Foundation Shops for Annual Toy Drive

    Members and friends of the DiDomenico Foundation recently went on a shopping spree for their annual toy drive they hold each year with Mass Badge.  This was the largest purchase by the Foundation since they were founded five years ago.  It was a fun afternoon shopping for a good cause that will make many children in the Greater Boston area a little happier this holiday season.

  • December 22, 2017,  Lynnfield

    Lynnfield-North Reading wrestlers begin new season with enthusiastic, youthful squad

    Pioneers went 1-1-1 in first tri-meet of the year at Wilmington By Joe Mitchell A brand-new season is underway for the Lynnfield-North Reading wrestlers, and they will be looking to improve on last year’s 14-13-1 record. While the Pioneers graduated seven starters, veteran coach Craig Stone still has 21 wrestlers – 14 from North Reading and seven from Lynnfield – on this year’s roster, including 12 who played on the varsity last winter. Seven of the 14 weight classes will have first-year wrestlers making their varsity debuts, and as a result Stone admits there will be some inexperience that they will have to overcome throughout the next three months. Andrew…