Will This Be the New Teen Center?

Local nonprofit Marblehead For Teens may have found their new home on Pleasant Street.

A local nonprofit that is hoping to open a teen-managed teen center in Marblehead may have found their new home on Pleasant Street, the organization's executive director said Monday.

At a meeting last month, the town's Board of Selectmen enthusiastically threw their support behind Marblehead For Teens, a start-up nonprofit with the goal of opening a space for local teens.

Appearing before the board was Executive Director and local resident Molly Williams, who said it was "a privilege and an honor" to be Marblehead For Teen's top representative.

"This initiative coming before the town of Marblehead is incredibly exciting and represents six years of very hard work on the part of this board," she said, adding, "this is more than just a teen center that is being launched, this is about a community response to a very widespread issue of concern to all of us concerning our youth."

Last week, Williams briefed the Marblehead Rotary Club, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"register-for-the-rotary-great-race"} --> on her plan to open the teen center sometime this winter and announced that she is negotiating a lease for 247 Pleasant St., the large yellow building across from the


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