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En garde in Peabody

Colin MacGregor of Haverhill, left, and Paul Wehle of Lynnfield face off in a sabre fencing matching during a Tanner City Fencers Club session at Higgins Middle School. (Spenser Hasak)
PEABODY — City residents may not be aware, but Peabody is home to a fencing club that has been challenging its members for more than 60 years to fleche, flunge, parry, lunge and allez.  The Tanner City Fencers Club, founded in 1958 by Peabody firefighter Joe Pechinsky, has helped generations of young athletes fall in…

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