SAUGUS Local News in 7 Languages! Subscribe to Advocate Online: www.advocatenews.net C TE D AT CAT Vol. 25, No.20 -FREE- www.advocatenews.net LIFE AFTER INJURY Published Every Friday 781-233-4446 Friday, May 19, 2023 Town Meeting 2023 Cliftondale Square Overlay Zoning District falls fi ve votes short of two-thirds majority needed as members complete annual warrant in marathon session ending at around midnight By Mark E. Vogler A majority of Town Meeting members voted 23-18 Monday night in support of a complex zoning article designed to spur the latest revitalization eff ort of Cliftondale Square. But the proposed Cliftondale Square Overlay Zoning District article fell fi ve votes short of the necessary two-thirds majority needed for passage, as the third and fi nal session of this year’s Annual Town Meeting ended after more than two and half hours of contentious debate at around midnight. TOWN MEETING | SEE PAGE 2 Town Moderator Stephen N. Doherty relaxed as he neared the end of a four-hour-plus session at Monday night’s Town Meeting. (Courtesy photo to The Saugus Advocate by SaugusTV) Midge Dawicki likes to call April 26, 2005, her “celebration of life day” because she’s still alive after breaking her neck in an accident and becoming a quadriplegic. The longtime member of the Saugus Commission on Disability credits a “can do attitude” for helping to make the most of life. Please see inside for this week’s “The Advocate Asks” for more info. (Courtesy photo to The Saugus Advocate by Joanie Allbee) ~ Home of the Week ~ SAUGUS - 1st AD - Welcome Home to Essex Street Condos! Saugus’s newest condo complex featuring 2 bedrooms, bright and sunny corner unit, fully appliance, eat-in kitchen with granite counters and ceramic tile flooring, NEW central air and GAS heat, NEW windows, wood flooring, freshly painted, storage closet, off street parking, coin-op laundry in building, intercom system. Nicely appointed throughout – nothing to do but move in! Super convenient location, low fee, low maintenance – affordable home ownership! You won’t be disappointed!! Time to OWN and STOP renting!! Offered at $329,900 View all our listings at: CarpenitoRealEstate.com iht 335 Central Street, Saugus, MA 01906 (781) 233-7300 f th y View the interior of this home right on your smartphone. g ANGELO’S A FULL SERVICE 1978-2023 Celebrating 45 Years in Business! s! Regular Unleaded $3.159 MidUnleaded $3.739 Super $3.899 Diesel Fuel $3.799 Heating Oil at the Pump $4.759 $2.99 9 DEF HEATING OI 24-Hour Burner Service Call for Current Price! (125—gallon minimum) DEF Available by Pump! Open an account and order online at: www.angelosoil.com (781) 231-3500 (781) 231-3003 367 LINCOLN AVE • SAUGUS Hours. Mon.-Wed. 6AM - 6PM / Thurs. & Fri. 6AM - 7PM / Sat. 7AM / Sun. 9AM-5PM Prices subject to change DIESEL TRUCK STOP FLEET

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