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Five Things to Know: A Pedestrian Light at Fatal St. Adelaides Crossing?

Essential daily information at a glance, including a public meeting about installing a pedestrian light at the street crossing where a man was recently struck and killed.

1. Weather Watch: Partly sunny. Cooler, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

2. Pedestrian Light at St. Adelaide's?: The city will take up a request for a pedestrian light to be installed in front of St. Adelaide's Church, 708 Lowell St., in a 7 p.m. Thursday meeting at City Hall. You will probably recall that a man died recently from injuries he received being struck while crossing the street.

3. Zumba-rama: It's hard not to be struck by how many Zumba classes the city has to offer when you look through the Peabody Patch calendar. So if you haven't tried the Latin-inspired fitness craze, take a look at which classes match your schedule and give one a try.

4. Jazz Fusion: Next door in Salem there's a jazz gig at 43 Church Restaurant on Church Street. The Session is tonight beginning at 8:30 p.m. The Session is a mix of jazz, fusion, r&b, and lounge all wrapped up into one. Click Here for all the details.

5. February Vacation Activity for Friday: If you've got little ones at home for the February Vacation, here's one reason to get out of the house. The Northshore Mall is hosting a "Kidgets Carnival" on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Macy's Wing.

Engage with your neighbors on Peabody Patch:

Saber Walsh February 21, 2013 at 04:51 PM
The crosswalk in front of St Thomas' on Margin Street, which I believe is in Peabody, and which I believe has seen more trauma over the years than St Adelaide's, should be a priority. The bend in the road on Margin Street which doesn't make pedestrians all that visible, plus Marbleheaders traveling at 45MPH in their 2-ton SUVs, are not a good combination.

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