• July 6 2018,  Peabody,  Peabody Sports,  Sports

    Close out call sinks Sr. Legion team

    By Greg Phipps Down to its final out, the Middleton-Peabody (M-P) Senior Legion baseball squad came within inches of rallying to tie and perhaps even win Monday’s extra-inning District 8 League contest against Andover at Essex Tech Field. Trailing 7-5 entering the bottom of the ninth, M-P’s Jake Irvine doubled with one out and eventually came around to score on an infield single by Chris Masta. With two outs and Masta at second base, Cooper Marengi bounced a single up the middle and Masta raced for home. He slid head first and appeared to touch the plate ahead of the throw and tag but was called out, ending the game…

  • July 6 2018,  Lynnfield,  Lynnfield Sports,  Sports

    Lynnfield Williamsport all-stars take down Saugus American in District 16 opener

    By Joe Mitchell   The Lynnfield Little League Williamsport all-stars know something about winning pressure-packed tournament games. Last year as 11-year-olds, they won the District 16 title with a 4-0 record, and then went 3-1 in the state sectionals to advance to the state championship game, where they ended up losing a heartbreaker to Brookline. The Lynnfield boys are back this year with much more at stake in this granddaddy of all tournaments, plus they have added one more player to their championship roster, Nick Hubbard, a versatile athlete who will see action behind the plate, on the mound and at first base. Coach Matt Adamo guided them to the…

  • Everett,  July 6 2018

    Sounds of Everett

    Sounds of Everett   It was an exceptional Fourth of July with the Boston Pops running a three-hour concert. While at home, escaping the heat, I was amazed to see a “close to extinct” butterfly. What a shame! Shouldn’t the butterfly be on the government’s endangered species list? Just thinking, which is hard to do in the boiling hot summer heat, that Smith should give back to the state the Rep’s pay he was paid in two elections that he plead guilty in Federal Court for tampering with absentee ballots that won him a rep’s seat twice illegally. And about the call for a Reps debate by Smith and Gerly:…

  • Everett,  July 6 2018

    Congressman Capuano Celebrates 30th Annual Oliver Street Block Party

    Congressman Capuano Celebrates 30th Annual Oliver Street Block Party This past Saturday, U.S. Representative Michael E. Capuano celebrated with residents of Oliver Street at their 30th annual block party in Everett. Rep. Capuano spoke with community members about his work fighting for Everett in Congress and congratulated the neighborhood on 30 years of community unity.  

  • Everett,  July 6 2018

    Congressman Capuano Kicks of Day of Organizing in Everett

    Congressman Capuano Kicks of Day of Organizing in Everett On Sunday, U.S. Representative Michael E. Capuano kicked off an organizing day of action in Everett at the home of Senator Sal DiDomenico, meeting with local volunteers working to support his campaign for re-election. Rep. Capuano thanked community members who turned out to show their support for him and canvass door to door in the neighborhood.

  • Everett,  July 6 2018

    Everett Summer Food Kickoff

       The City of Everett kicked off summer vacation with free lunch at Glendale Park on Friday afternoon. Following their last day of school, Everett youngsters congregated at the park to enjoy lunch, music, dancing, costumed characters, face painting, and more. Within the first hour, 600 lunches were already handed out. The menu, which was catered by Emily’s Inc., included hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, chips, watermelon and ice-cold water. The YMCA will provide free lunch to kids every weekday throughout the summer at various parks and recreational buildings in Everett. (Photos by Katy Rogers)