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John Stevens, seated left, lead singer of the Beantown Swing Orchestra, recently rehearsed with the Endicott Singers, led by director Becca Kenneally of Marblehead, seated at right, for their upcoming appearance with the band at the Cabot Street Cinema Theatre in Beverly. The students are, in back row, from left (not including bass player and Stevens): Ashley Whippen, Ipswich; Deanna Christopher, Chelmsford; Alanna Thompson, Hampstead, N.H.; Thomas Smoker, Essex; Andrew Hankinson, Essex; Joe Andreassi (hands raised), Falmouth; middle row, from left, Jen Ellms, New London, N.H.; Kc Schuck, Marston Mills; Olivia Vastola, Manchester, Vt.; Cobi Adrian, Amenia, N.Y.; Andrew Whippen, Ipswich; Tom Butcher, Beverly; front row, from left, Gabby Chinigo, Preston, Conn.; Lia Mastrocola, Stoneham; Kelly Brewer, Berlin; Amelia Maietta, Mendon; Becca Kenneally (director, seated) Marblehead; Emily Hoffman, Natick.

Local News

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  • 140423_SN_KYU_CROSSWALK A safer place to cross

    PEABODY -- A little more than a year after tragedy struck, the new pedestrian traffic signal in front of St. Adelaide's Parish is installed and operational. "My dad worked his whole life in the service of his community, church and country, and it giv

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  • MBTA proposes commuter-rail fee increase SALEM -- The train to Boston is about to get more expensive. Across-the-board fare increases recently proposed by the MBTA would raise the price of single trips on the commuter rail by 25 to 50 cents and the cost of monthly passes from between $10 fo

    April 24, 2014

  • Unrepentant serial drunken driver gets 31/2 to 5 years PEABODY -- Despite what a judge and prosecutor called an attempt to "hijack" the proceedings in his case, a serial drunken driver from Peabody was sentenced to state prison yesterday. Right up to the end, Peter Hurley, 53, was adamant that he'd done

    April 24, 2014

  • pipes1 Sewerage repair delay sparks worry MARBLEHEAD -- Serious concerns are building over delays in the repair of a sewer pipe connecting Marblehead to the South Essex Sewerage District in Salem. The need for replacing the two pipes became apparent in March 2013, when one began to leak int

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