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From left, The 2014 Salem News Student Athlete Nominees Will McCarthy (Salem High School), Julianna Kostas (Masconomet Regional High School), Andrew Gallione (North Shore Technical High School), Katie Monahan (Ipswich High School), Carolyn Scacchi (Peabody Veterans Memorial High School), Caitlin Harty (Beverly High School), 2014 Salem News Student Athlete Award winner Jillian Witwicki (Pingree School), Andrew Hall (St. John's Preparatory High School), Brittany Smith (Manchester-Essex Regional High School), Matthew Mahoney (Swampscott High School), Lily Roberts (Marblehead High School), Sam Charette (Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School), Arianna Maida (Bishop Fenwick High School), and Ryan Heber (Danvers High School), at the awards banquet on Thursday evening at Finz Restaurant in Salem.

Local News

Local News
  • Keenan to resign to take Salem State job

    SALEM — State Rep. John Keenan said Tuesday he will resign from office Aug. 24 to take a new job as vice president of administration at Salem State University.
    His announcement ended months of speculation about where the five-term Democrat would end up after leaving the Legislature. As it turns out, he is leaving four months before his term would have expired.

    July 29, 2014

  • Police Peabody Monday A resident of Loris Road called police at 2:45 p.m. to report that she sent money via Western Union for a dog, but the breeder hadn't shipped the dog yet. Michael Lepore, 24, 114 South St., Reading, was arrested from Washington Stree

    July 30, 2014

  • Correction A story in Monday's edition, "Man arrested after attempt on state trooper's home," had an incorrect address for Matthew Sobecky, 35, who was arrested. His address is 36 Donna St., Peabody. Correction

    July 30, 2014

  • Buczko Legislature approves naming Salem Probate Court after Judge Thaddeus Buczko

    BOSTON — The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to designate the Essex Probate and Family Court, located in Salem, in honor of Judge Thaddeus Buczko.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Chism attorney wants 'youthful offender' indictments dismissed

    Philip Chism's attorney will argue that the state's "youthful offender" law, which requires that the Danvers teen be tried as an adult in last fall's rape and murder of his teacher, is unconstitutional.
    In documents filed Monday, defense attorney Denise Regan contends that the statute, enacted in 1996, creates two classes of children within the court system, distinguishing them based solely on the charge.

    July 29, 2014