Route One, 101

A trip back in time

Route One, 101

Lisn up!

Adam Khafif has a message worth hearing

Lisn up!

Dream boats

Sons, dad helm Lynn-based Cape Codder

Dream boats

Christine Dwyer in full character as Elphaba in “Wicked.” 

By Rich Fahey

If you want to see the real Christine Dwyer, don’t tune in when she’s on TV.

“Every time I’ve been on TV, I’ve been green,” she laughed, including her appearance as Elphaba performing “For Good” on the 2014 Tony Awards, where she met Idina Menzel, the actress who originated the role on Broadway.

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By Leah Dearborn

At 11:45 a.m. on a Friday, the food court at the Square One Mall in Saugus was quiet. Approximately two dozen tables sat unoccupied, and only the occasional passerby frequented the aisles between stores.

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Massachusetts has an official state berry, the cranberry; an official state dessert, the Boston cream pie; and, even an official state bean, the baked navy bean. While these delicacies may have gained official status in representing the Commonwealth, everyone knows the designated sandwich of choice for carnivores residing north of the Tobin is: the beef, served “three-way” style.

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While Lynn might be the burger capital, that doesn’t mean it’s the only place to bite into a good burger. 

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By Stacey Marcus

Sitting on the veranda of Spalenza on Lake Street in Peabody—the historic site of the Saltonstall Mansion on Suntaug Lake—one is awed by the exquisite surroundings.

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Kicking around memories of Thanksgiving games past

By Steve Krause

Former Lynnfield High football coach Bill Adams tells a story that illuminates the importance of the Thanksgiving Day rivalries in a unique way.

And it involves a game that wasn’t even played on Thanksgiving. 

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By Paul Halloran

At a time when it is not uncommon to see schools decreasing offerings in the arts , Our Lady of the Assumption in Lynnfield is singing a different tune.

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By Leah Dearborn

“Put 14 beekeepers in a room and they’ll tell you 14 different reasons why bees are dying,” says Jay Falcone, who maintains 10 beehives in the Bear Creek Wildlife Sanctuary at Wheelabrator Saugus.

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By Paul Halloran

As a ticket-topping city councilor and a modern day ice cream man, Tom Gould is a pretty popular person in Peabody. Everyone seems to know – and like – him.

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