Town Trivia Question List

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Please note that this contest is now over.

If you can be the first to figure out the answer to one of the questions below and bring that answer to the booth at Founders' Day, you'll win a free T-shirt. Some of the questions are harder than others; remember that you have to be the first with a correct answer for a particular question. Answers can be found in a variety of places; some can be found online on; others can be found in the library; still others can be found on plaques and monuments in town. We're starting off the day with T-shirts available in medium, large, and extra-large sizes, but size selection will be on a first-come, first-served basis we recommend that you figure out your clue early so you can get your pick of T-shirt size.

  1. What's the title of the recent mystery novel published in the U.K. that takes place partially in Saugus?

    The book is entitled Salem. This question was solved by Jim Harrington.

  2. In the story Below the First Parish Cemetery, a ghoul is disguised as a Saugus town employee of which department?

    The DPW. Solved by L. E. Duffy

  3. The new Breakheart Reservation Visitors Center was just recently dedicated in whose memory?

    Christopher Dunne. Solved by Julie Mills

  4. What are the numbers of any two T bus routes that pass through Saugus?

    426, 429, 430, etc. Solved by Steve Carlson.

  5. Which of the following streets do not leave Saugus: Main Street, Central Street, Fairmount Avenue, Stanley Street, and Pinehurst Avenue?

    Just Central Street and Pinehurst Avenue. Solved by Lou Borgatti.

  6. How many post cards are displayed per page in the post cards section?

    Each full page features thirteen cards. Solved by Larry Silipigni.

  7. One of the oldest businesses in Saugus shut its doors this past year. What was it?

    Cliftondale Woodworking. Solved by L. E. Duffy.

  8. How many books are in the Saugus Historical Society's booklet series?

    Seven. Solved by Karen Pemelle.

  9. Which reference page on was shut down by a branch of the U.S. Federal Government this past year?

    Oddly enough, the ZIP Codes page. Solved by Natalia Stroyde.

  10. In what year was the Committee to Restore Prankers Pond formed?

    1966. Solved by Stephen Cushman.