Building Inspector Jack Roberto to retire

Posted by on Feb 25, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Building Inspector Jack Roberto to retire

Published in the February 25, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — After many years of service, Building Inspector Jack Roberto will be retiring at the end of June, and he was on hand at last night’s Town Council meeting for the presentation of his final budget. But his retirement is not the only change coming for the Inspectional Services...

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WMHS Ceramics to display at Art & edibles

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on WMHS Ceramics to display at Art & edibles

Published in the February 24, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Wakefield Memorial High School (WMHS) Visual Arts Ceramics students have been invited to take part in the Arts Collaborative of Wakefield’s third annual Art & edibles exhibit. Since the beginning of the school year, Ceramic students have been working with clay, learning about wedging, glazing, and hand building techniques such...

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Councilors have much to do Monday

Posted by on Feb 21, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Councilors have much to do Monday

Published in the February 21, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Town Council will dig into another full plate of business when it meets Monday night in the big studio at the WCAT facility behind Wakefield Memorial High. Here are examples of the anticipated discussions: • Town Engineer William Renault is expected to present a strategic plan for comprehensive town-wide road repair and maintenance....

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TONIGHT’S SELECT BOARD MEETING CANCELED

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on TONIGHT’S SELECT BOARD MEETING CANCELED

Posted on: Monday, February 24, 2020 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The Select Board meeting previously scheduled for tonight, Monday, February 24, at Town Hall has been canceled. The public session was slated to begin at 7:15 p.m. The cancellation was required under the state’s Open Meeting Law (OML) because the town’s website had been inaccessible for at...

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It’s never too early to teach kids how to be internet-savvy

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on It’s never too early to teach kids how to be internet-savvy

Published February 20, 2020 By MICHAEL GEOFFRION SCANNELL NORTH READING — Facing a very excited room full of Batchelder Elementary School students, internet safety expert Katie Greer came prepared. After all, she has been at this for 15 years and this was the fifth gathering she had presided over in North Reading since the previous night This assembly was...

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Prenney seeks re-election to Housing Authority seat; Early Voting for Presidential Primary starts Monday

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Prenney seeks re-election to Housing Authority seat; Early Voting for Presidential Primary starts Monday

Buckley returns papers for School Committee Published February 20, 2020 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Housing Authority member Mary Prenney pulled nomination papers to retain her town seat on the board February 13. It is the only five-year seat on the May 5 Town Election ballot. Prenney also serves as the town’s Director of Elder Services. Incumbent School...

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Update on upcoming elections

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Update on upcoming elections

Published February 21, 2020 MELROSE — Tuesday, March 3, is election day in the City of Melrose, and it will be an unusual one: Melrose voters will be able to cast two different ballots in two different races that day.   The election is both a primary for the presidential election and a general election for the position of state representative...

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What the Brodeur team has been up to

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on What the Brodeur team has been up to

Published February 21, 2020 MELROSE — Mayor Paul Brodeur and his administration continued to dig into city matters recently, according to his weekly update posted Friday, February 14. Here is a sampling of that work. Traffic: A team of engineers from the DCR came to City Hall this week for a preliminary meeting about the intersection of Melrose Street and...

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Melrose High School’s term 2 honor roll

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose High School’s term 2 honor roll

Published February 21, 2020 MELROSE — Principal Jason Merrill has announced the second term honor roll for the 2019-20 academic year at Melrose High School. CLASS OF 2020 Excellence Albuja, Claire; Anderson, Maisy; Barletta, Adam; Camelio, Daniel; Chan, George; Chan, Kaitlyn; Chow, Amber; Corr, Molly; Csicsek, Christiana; Gukelberger, Sofia; Hamberg, Rebecca; Hancock, William; Keegan, Chloe; Liu, Steve; Marks, Cameron; Mignacca, Todd; Mroz, Lydia; Muniz Gonzalez, Gabriela; Pezzini, Ethan; Pfeiffer, Benjamin; Roberts, Matthew; Rodriguez-Paz, Roberto; Russell, Selah; Schwarze, Elisabeth; Steger-Wilson, Lydia; Talbot, Liam; Tang, Janice; Tarpey, Maeve...

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Mercedes catches fire on Chambers’ showroom floor

Posted by on Feb 21, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Mercedes catches fire on Chambers’ showroom floor

Posted on: Friday, February 21, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Fire officials are working with police investigators and those from the State Fire Marshal’s Office as they try to determine why a Mercedes-Benz caught fire on the showroom floor of the Herb Chambers dealership on Route 1 Thursday morning, February 20. Chief Glenn Davis said one of the nearly 30 vehicles...

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Planning Board set to hear OSRD project update Feb. 26

Posted by on Feb 21, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Planning Board set to hear OSRD project update Feb. 26

Posted on: Friday, February 21, 2020 LYNNFIELD — The Planning Board will hear an update on its technical assistance grant for preparation of an Open Space Residential Design (OSRD) bylaw during a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 26, taking place at 7 p.m. in the Joe Maney Meeting Room in Town Hall. The $33,800 grant was awarded to Lynnfield in...

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Enrollment boom has elementary schools ‘running at capacity’

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Enrollment boom has elementary schools ‘running at capacity’

Published February 19, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The enrollment spike at both elementary schools has reached a tipping point and a permanent solution needs to be identified in order to rectify the problem, the School Enrollment Capacity and Exploration Committee concluded during a Feb. 12 meeting. SECEC Chairman John Scenna recalled that the space committee was formed...

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