Serving the community: Peabody Market survives Dollar General, test of time

Peabody grocery store 1: Carol Brewer, right, checks out customers on Thursday at the Peabody Market. Brewer has worked there for 40 years. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now PEABODY—Katherine Gilley's friendly demeanor shines through, whether she's talking about the weather with a customer or greeting an employee...


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