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Peabody mayor looks forward to fourth term | 8:20 PM

PEABODY — Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt Jr. will headline the city’s inaugural ceremony next Monday. Bettencourt ran unopposed for a

Middleton inmates charged with drug conspiracy | 10:42 PM

An Essex County Sheriff’s Department investigation has uncovered a drug smuggling operation and four people, including a Peabody woman, have

Item Santa: The compassion of children | 4:59 PM

In letter after letter received this year, parents told Item Santa their kids know the family doesn’t make enough money

Tough times call for Item Santa | 5:34 PM

The holiday season can be especially tough for single parents. Times only get tougher and tighter when that single parent

Peabody decides not to be too taxing | 8:47 PM

PEABODY — Property tax rates are going up, but will remain among the lowest in Essex County. The City Council

How much snow will we get this weekend? | 6:42 PM

So much for easing into the winter season. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much