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Peabody High Boys' Hockey Coach Leonard Gets 200th Win

Here's what you need to know today in Peabody.

Peabody High boys' hockey coach Mark Leonard. Credit: Courtesy
Peabody High boys' hockey coach Mark Leonard. Credit: Courtesy
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 15. Here are five things to know today in Peabody.

  1. Longtime Peabody High boys' hockey coach Mark Leonard celebrated his 200th career win when the Tanners defeated Lynn on Saturday, 5-3. Leonard, a PVMHS grad himself, is in his 19th year as head coach of the Tanners. His record so far is 200-160-27. As for this year's Tanners, the boys are 3-6 overall and 0-5 in the league. They travel to Weymouth on Wednesday (7 p.m.).
  2. In other high school sports news, the Tanners boys' basketball team is also struggling this season, now at a 2-5 record overall. Next up for the Tanners is a trip to Gloucester on Friday (7 p.m.). The girls, however, are at a solid 5-2 record so far and host Gloucester Friday (7 p.m.).
  3. The Peabody Institute Library starts up its Food for Fines program Wednesday, which runs from Jan. 15 to Feb. 14. Donations of canned goods or other non-perishable items will be accepted to clear overdue fines on Peabody library materials. The program runs at all three library branches. All donations benefit Haven from Hunger.
  4. The Peabody Health Department is offering another free flu shot clinic at City Hall Thursday (3-5 p.m.). No appointments are necessary.
  5. GreenPeabody is hosting a screening of the film "An Inconvenient Truth" on Friday (6:30 p.m.) at the Torigian Center. It's free and the group plans to show two more films over the winter.

Make sure to check our local events calendar and boards section for even more happenings around Peabody.

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