Kevin McElhinney has had a good year, at least comparatively speaking, over the two decades he's been playing the "I Beat Burt" Contest.

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Skip Oxford is superstitious when it comes to the New England Patriots, his favorite team (surprise!) whom he picks practically every week.

Doug and Stephanie Subocz and their daughters came to visit his wife Stephanie parents, Peter and Patricia Archibald, in East Hampstead, N.H. a few years ago.

If St. Ann's High of Gloucester had a football team, avid sports fan and athlete Thomas Lattof probably would've played.

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Beverly - Francis "Frank" Joseph Toronto, Jr. of Beverly died at Beverly Hospital on November 7. Frank was born in Boston on May 2, 1936, and attended Boston Latin School and Northeastern University, from which he earned an Associate Degree in Accounting. From 1959 until his 1961 Honorable D…

Salem - Michael D. Guinard, age 57 years, beloved husband of Wendy (White) Guinard, died Sunday December 1, 2019, at the Massachusetts General hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Saugus, he is the son of Frances Law-Davis of Florida and the late Alfred W. Guinard, Jr. He was ra…