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Peabody considers sex offender restrictions

Peabody is expected to pass an ordinance this month that would further restrict the everyday lives of convicted sex offenders, but the city is hoping not to end up in court over the matter like neighboring Lynn.  

“I looked into Lynn’s ordinance a great deal,” said Peabody Mayor Ted Bettencourt, “and I feel the ordinance we’re putting forth right now will withstand any legal challenge.”

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