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Kory Curcuru is back with his history series, Timeline Cape Ann.  This time, he tackles the unique Manchester story of the thespian Booth brothers, specifically Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. and his hotel, The Masconomo House, the 103-room grand (and grandly successful) establishment overlooking Singing Beach, built 12 years after his brother, John Wilkes Booth, assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.  The Cricket partners with 1623 Studios for this feature. 

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In 1647, the Massachusetts Commonwealth's Education Law was passed requiring, “that when any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders, they shall set up a grammar school ...”  The first mention of “scooles" (sic) in Manchester records was not until 1686 when a directive was issued to find a “Scoole Master." This schoolhouse still exists, and those who come to the Manchester Historical Museum’s current exhibit centered on the history of Manchester’s schools, will find out where exactly is today. 

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Shirley Marion Eaton Wilkinson, age 93, died June 30.  She was born in Wakefield, MA, the daughter of Emory Nelson Eaton and Marion Wilson (Bullock) Eaton.  Shirley resided in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, most of her life.  She was predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years, Robert Munroe Wilkinson.

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On Friday, May 7 the Manchester Woman’s Club will host a very special dedication locally in honor of the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) of the North Shore.