1) Newsbit of the Day: The Swampscott Police Association is hosting the Swampscott holiday parade on Dec. 15 at 6 p.m.
If your organization would like to participate in the Swampscott holiday parade contact Ted Delano, Jim Schultz, Jay Locke or Paul Bartram at 781-595-1111.
The parade route starts at Swampscott High, travels from Essex to Vinnin, Vinnin to Salem Street, Salem Street to Humphrey Street, Humphrey Street to Burrill Street, Burrill Street to Essex Street and ending at Swampscott High.
2) Swampscott Scholars: 2012 Swampscott High graduate Alexa Baldacci received the Nordin Family Scholarship.
3) Bit of Ali (Muhammad): "I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'"
4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is forecasting partly sunny day with a high of 46.
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