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Hundreds of Saugus children go Trunk-or-Treating

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  Hundreds of children went trunk-or-treating with approximately 37 trunks to choose from at Saugus High School on Saturday.

  “It was awesome,” Recreation Director Crystal Cakounes said. “It was a great way to get the community together in a safe supportive environment.”

  Veterans Early Learning Center teachers Kristy Baker and Kelly Donahue worked alongside the Recreation Department to organize the event.

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Saugus Town Manager Scott Crabtree addressed the crowd at the Northern Strand Community Trail ribbon cutting on Oct. 26 while Board of Selectman Vice Chair Debra Panetta looked on. (Courtesy photo by Laura Eisener to The Saugus Advocate)

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Saugus resident Niki Salamone, dressed as a monkey, gave out candy to Lilliana MacDonald, 3, dressed as a pretty witch, and her mother, Leah, during Saturday’s Trunk-or-Treat event that was sponsored by the Saugus Youth & Recreation Department and K & K Hootenanny.
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“PETER PAN”: Veterans Elementary Learning Center kindergartener Anthony Merlina (Captain Hook), 5, Julianna Merlina (Tinkerbell), 3, Toni-Ann Merlina (Wendy) and her husband Mark Merlina (Peter Pan) gave out candy to Giovanni Merlina, 1, who was dressed as Olaf from Frozen.
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Northeast Metro Tech Saugonians freshman Dylan Brandenburg (far left), 14, dressed as Jason Voorhees from the movie “Friday the 13th,” and Northeast Metro Tech senior Keith Brandenburg (second from left), 18, as Michael Myers from the movie “Halloween,” both gave out Halloween candy.
Woburn resident Christine Russo, dressed as an inmate, with her dog, Caleb, dressed as a police officer, and Saugus resident Anna Strasnick (GoodFellas Doggy Daycare of Saugus owner) and her dog, Wyatt, dressed as a police officer, and Saugus resident Emery Shaw, 7 months, dressed as a snow owl, and Brockton resident Xavier Elivert, 5 months, dressed as a monkey, along with Brockton resident Andrea Shaw.
Bringing Christmas early to town were Saugus Middle School sixth grader Ava, 11, and Belmonte fourth grader Mia Newbury, 9, with Tyla Morgante – all of Saugus – with a Grinch costume and “Welcome to Whoville” sign.
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Where the rail-trail runs: Here’s a map created by the Governor’s Office showing the route of the Northern Strand Community Trail. (Courtesy graphic to The Saugus Advocate)

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