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Beauregard Sets The Distance Running Pace

Hard Work Produces Hopes & Expectations For Young Harrier By Elizabeth Cayouette-Gluckman   “Who is that?!” ask countless incredulous onlookers. The numerous spectators preoccupied with this question are referring to Salem High freshman, Billy Beauregard. Beauregard is a newcomer to the high school cross-country and track teams, though it is clear that he is no newcomer to the sport—he is the fastest distance runner the high school has. Beauregard first began running at a young age with his father, who is also a runner. This early start, combined with a plethora of natural talent, seems to have put him on ...

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REVIEW – The Madwoman of Chaillot at Gordon College

The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux, Performed by Gordon College 2016 Directed by Norman Jones Review by Lara Fury                         Molly Sidel as Countess, Jessica Richmond as Constance, Theresa Sterling as Gabrielle                         Copyright Gordon College   “Come with me, and you’ll be, in a world of pre imagination.” Gordon College’s production of Jean Giraudoux’s The Madwoman of Chaillot begins with the familiar notes of the song made famous by Gene Wilder in Willy Wonka and The ...

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Aurora Vietnamese Cuisine – Cocktails & Nails Wednesday

            Tomorrow night, Wednesday 20 April at 6:30 is the Inaugural “Cocktails & Nails Night” at Aurora Vietnamese Cuisine at One Barton Square. Join Tran and friends, Mom’s, Grandma’s, Aunts, and daughters for a night of fun and friendship. Cocktails and wines will be available as local shops like Laura Lanes and Witch’s Tee’s showcase the latest trends for the upcoming season. Get there early for a chance to win an in-house manicure on Newbury Street in Boston. The first ten ladies will get the royal treatment. Appetizers, music by Kathy Corneau and a cash ...

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EJ Cabot’s – Bold And Brash In Beverly Burger Wars

Burgers, Bacon, Bloody Mary’s, and Sam Adams Beer A Cabot Street Sortie Goes Well By The BaldOne               This is our first, and we must admit long overdue review of a Beverly eatery.  Cabot Street is lined with great places to eat. Rantoul Street seems to be coming up also. We have visited most of them over the years and have some favorites. There are a few new ones that we have yet to visit. Last week we announced that we would be looking for a burger and a beer in Beverly over the ...

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Little Depot Diner – A Peabody Square Tradition

13-Seats For Breakfast & Lunch With a Hungarian Twist  By The BaldOne   On a recent Monday morning while returning from a short visit to the RMV at Liberty Tree, a stop was made at the The Little Depot Diner  Located just on the edge of Peabody Square next door to the Essex County Courthouse, it has been a fixture in Peabody since 1929 when it was known as Kurly’s. Ross and Alicia Scanlon have owned it since 2102 and market the joint as having a “fantastic blues breakfast with a Hungarian touch.”  We lament that the Corton that was available ...

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Salem, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Morphine – A Salem Led Music Revolution

An Interview With Jeff Rougvie of Salem And Rykodisc “Enthusiasm and forward thinking” sold Bowie on Rykodisc By Jeff Rougvie & William Legault   SD: How did you get into the music business? JR: The old-fashioned way! Growing up on the South Shore, I was really into music. But I was 12 – I had no money and plenty of time, so I hung out in record stores, looking at everything, not buying anything. Eventually they either run you out or you get to know the staff. They’d get me to stock shelves or go on a coffee run. I’d ...

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Girls Lacrosse Meets The Challenge

Sadoway Leads Young Team To Early Success By Elizabeth Cayouette-Gluckman   Each year one of the most challenging aspects of any sport is rebuilding the team. On a high school team the strongest players are typically seniors, who will graduate and leave the team with prominent holes for the following season. The Salem High Girls Lacrosse team is no exception to this challenge. “We’re a really young team, so a lot of girls haven’t played at the varsity level until this year,” explains senior Captain Nicole Sadoway. The team is coming off of a big win against Essex Tech, and ...

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Bertuccio Avenue Project Is Not Good For Salem

There Is No Public Profit To This Proposal By S. S. McClure   In a city full of residential and commercial development projects it is seems that very few get the opportunity to fly under the radar. No matter what somebody wants to build, or where, there is always a party or two prepared to object. Sometimes those objections are flaccid attempts at obstruction. Most of those fail to gain any real traction after the initial public protests. On occasion they do gain some traction even if they fail in the end. I would cite the hue and cry over ...

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Barbara Anderson Was A Warrior For The Taxpayer

Friend To The Working Stiff And Foe To Those Who Tax And Spend By William Legault Barbara Anderson is as important and influential a figure in Massachusetts as any who have walked the boards of the political stage in Massachusetts over the last forty years. She achieved that importance without seeking or holding elective office.  She did it without kowtowing or currying favor from those who held or now hold the reins of power.  Barbara Anderson blazed the trail of a Massachusetts tax revolution that to this day helps those who work for a living and vexes municipal and state level politicians. ...

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Junior Class Works Together For 2016 Prom

Financial Realties Hinder But Do Not Deter Prom Goers By Elizabeth Cayouette-Gluckman   Friday night was the first of many significant class-bonding events for the Class of 2017. It was their junior prom, which kicked off the prom season for many high school students. Prom has come to be a costly affair for many, with ever-rising price tags on dresses, tuxes, makeup and hair. Prom dresses are apt to cost upwards of $300, making them a financial burden for many Salem High girls. Hair and makeup appointments can cost over $40, depending on the salon. Tux rentals come in at ...

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