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Lax Lowdown: Beverly, Marblehead set to play meaningful April game

The Beverly and Marblehead boys lacrosse teams that will be playing at the end of the spring will, in all likelihood, look quite a bit different than the ones that square off today....
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Parisella facing only one opponent

BEVERLY -- With two weeks to go before the deadline to enter the race, it's looking like a relatively easy path to re-election for state Rep. Jerry Parisella. Parisella's only opponent...
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Local rabbi, a Kansas native, reflects on slayings

MARBLEHEAD -- The hate-crime shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas on Sunday hit close to home for Rabbi David Meyer of Temple Emanu-El in Marblehead. Meyer grew up in the...
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Poll: Tisei even with Tierney in race

Congressman John Tierney could have his hands full again this year as a new poll showed him deadlocked with Republican Richard Tisei in a race shaping up to be the most competitive...
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The Servant of Two Masters at Salem State

Take a young couple about to be wed, add two manipulating fathers, a saucy maid, a gourmet innkeeper, a misjudged killer, a woman dressed as a man, awkward porters and rude waiters...
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Retro Dance Party At PEM

"Celebrities and TV icons" will flood the streets of Salem April17th as the Peabody Essex Museum presents its next episode of the highly popular monthly PEM/PM open late party series....
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Earth Day to be celebrated at Salem State

Area residents are invited to join in a celebration of Earth Day this week at Salem State University. From Monday through...
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Salem State is building an opera. You know you want to know what that means!

Bring your phone to this interactive concert event where the audience determines the storyline for the opera to be performed that evening! #SSUBuildsAnOpera features the University...
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Challenger to US Rep. John Tierney reports strong fund-raising in first three months of the year

Seth Moulton, a Salem Democrat who aims to challenge US Representative John F. Tierney's reelection in the September primary,...
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Jim McAllister Lecture Series

Jim McAllister's Spring 2014 Salem Lecture Series has been announced. A wonderful historian and story teller, Jim's lectures are always informative and entertaining. Wednesday,...
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Living and Selling the Dream: Exploring Lifestyle Aspirations through California Design

Just a few steps into the Peabody Essex Museum's newest exhibition, California Design 1930-1965, we see two black-and-white aerial photos of a Los Angeles intersection. The location...
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State grants help Gloucester, Salem fortify against climate change effects

As global climate change brings fiercer coastal storms and more persistent flooding to the region, Gloucester and Salem are...
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Historic Burying Grounds

Salem has three cemeteries that are significant to the Witch Trials of 1692. The Howard Street Cemetery is said to be where Giles Corey was taken to be pressed to death, a torture...
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East meets west at the PEM this weekend

Sensational India returns to the PEM this weekend with drop-in art activities, lectures, and the incomparable Bollywood Dance Party! Visit pem.org for complete details and the schedule...
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Obituary: Claudia Marie Russo

Russo, Claudia Marie Of Salem and formerly of Lynn, died suddenly in Salem Hospital on Thursday, March 27, 2014. She was...
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Obituary: Mitchell T. Wolak

Wolak, Dr. Mitchell T. Of Fort Myers, FL died unexpectedly on April 2, 2014. Born on November 27, 1931 in New Britain, CT...
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Sensational India! Festival Returns to the PEM

Casting a spotlight on Indian arts and culture since 2009, the Peabody Essex Museum once again offers a diverse weekend of activities on April 5th and 6th for the Sensational India!...
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Turner's Seafood on Phantom Gourmet

"I want you to feel that you are someplace that's real, that's local, that's authentic..." - Kathy Turner We are happy to share this segment about Turner's Seafood at Lyceum Hall,...
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Light It Up Blue

Autism Speaks will be holding their annual "Light It Up Blue" national campaign tomorrow to raise awareness about autism, and Salem is stepping up. Each April 2, Autism Speaks celebrates...
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Salem State University hosts renowned Indian classical vocalist Ashwini Bhide Deshpande

The Salem State music department presents an evening of vocal music from North India, Monday, April 7 at 7:30 pm in the university's Recital Hall. Guest artist Ashwini Bhide Deshpande,...
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Anti-Defamation League interfaith dessert seder Sunday at Salem State

The Anti-Defamation League New England Region will hold its North Shore Interfaith Dessert Seder Sunday, March 30 at Salem...
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There's an Avanti in the Atrium!

Seriously. How often do we get to say THAT? And we were curious. The PEM has released some advanced images and promotional materials for their new exhibition, California Design 1630-1965:...
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New Enterprise Center program targets execs of growing companies

The Enterprise Center at Salem State University will launch a program specifically for the owners and top executives of rapidly...
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Salem Arts Festival calls for artists

The Salem Arts Festival has announced an invitation to local artists to submit their work for festival participation consideration....
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HAWC St. Paddy's Breakfast

Thanks to the generosity of Rep. John Keenan, this year’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Breakfast in Salem will benefit...
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Art and life

I remember the exact time and place when Northwest Coast art and life came together for me – when I first truly understood...
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In the flow

Ever since it arrived on the scene as part of the California Design  exhibition, I have been thinking about that happy-yellow...
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Bird keepers

With three pet parrots in the family, Sarah Bossert feels quite comfortable around birds. She’s also a professional photographer...
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Tom Coakley is the assistant editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Salem site.

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