More budgets approved

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on More budgets approved

Published in the March 27, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The business of the town must go on, even in the era of coronavirus, and to that end the Town Council approved several more budgets at this week’s meeting. Under mandated social distancing rules, the meeting was conducted with just Chairman Edward Dombroski and Town Administrator Stephen...

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State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted on: Friday, March 27, 2020 By MATT MURPHY State House News Service BOSTON — The April 15 deadline for filing state income tax returns will be postponed until July 15 under a deal announced Friday between Gov. Charlie Baker and legislative leaders. The change, which requires legislation, means the state tax deadline will now align with the new...

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FinCom chair sounds schools’ budget alarm

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on FinCom chair sounds schools’ budget alarm

Published in the March 26, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — In spite of dire warnings from the chairman of the Finance Committee regarding the size of the School Department’s FY 2021 budget, the School Committee went ahead and unanimously approved Superintendent Doug Lyons’ recommended $47,976,659 FY 2021 School Department budget. The proposal includes a $2,045,611 (4.88 percent) increase over...

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A student’s perspective on learning outside the classroom

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on A student’s perspective on learning outside the classroom

Published March 26, 2020 By JILLIAN STRING NORTH READING — North Reading High School senior Bridget Grew dialed into the School Committee’s virtual meeting Monday evening to provide student perspective regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and school closure. “Distance learning is a little unique, but I think both teachers and students alike are really making the best of it,”...

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State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted on: Friday, March 27, 2020 By MATT MURPHY State House News Service BOSTON — The April 15 deadline for filing state income tax returns will be postponed until July 15 under a deal announced Friday between Gov. Charlie Baker and legislative leaders. The change, which requires legislation, means the state tax deadline will now align with the new...

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Baker announces new health care resources, small business relief in wake of COVID-19

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Baker announces new health care resources, small business relief in wake of COVID-19

Published March 26, 2020 BOSTON – New initiatives, including new financial support for health care providers, expanded relief for small businesses, and a new federal waiver request to give the state expanded flexibility to respond to the public health emergency, have been announced by the Baker-Polito administration to support the ongoing COVID-19 response. The administration also joined life sciences leaders...

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State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted on: Friday, March 27, 2020 By MATT MURPHY State House News Service BOSTON — The April 15 deadline for filing state income tax returns will be postponed until July 15 under a deal announced Friday between Gov. Charlie Baker and legislative leaders. The change, which requires legislation, means the state tax deadline will now align with the new...

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Standing with Asian Americans in our community

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Standing with Asian Americans in our community

Published March 27, 2020 This is an open letter to all of Melrose from Mayor Paul Brodeur, Police Chief Mike Lyle, Supt. of Schools Cyndy Taymore, the Board of Directors of the Melrose Alliance Against Violence and the Melrose Clergy Association. The COVID-19 virus has brought a lot of uncertainty into our lives. As situations worsen in the job...

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She is now State Rep. Lipper-Garabedian

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on She is now State Rep. Lipper-Garabedian

Published March 27, 2020 BOSTON – Early Wednesday afternoon, Kate Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose was sworn in as state representative of the 32nd Middlesex District representing Malden, Melrose and Wakefield. Lipper-Garabedian, formerly a Melrose city councilor, ran a grassroots campaign in the March 3 special election to replace former state representative and current Mayor of Melrose Paul Brodeur. She was sworn in at...

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State of emergency

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on State of emergency

Published March 25, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to declare a state of emergency in order to help fight the COVID-19 virus during a virtual meeting on Monday. “The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a highly contagious and potentially fatal respiratory disease, the prevalence of which is increasing rapidly throughout the world,...

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State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted on: Friday, March 27, 2020 By MATT MURPHY State House News Service BOSTON — The April 15 deadline for filing state income tax returns will be postponed until July 15 under a deal announced Friday between Gov. Charlie Baker and legislative leaders. The change, which requires legislation, means the state tax deadline will now align with the new...

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Town: Six have virus here

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Town: Six have virus here

Published March 25, 2020 LYNNFIELD — There are six people in town who have been diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, the Emergency Management Team announced on Monday. The town cannot release any information about the six people who are sick with COVID-19, the illness associated with the novel coronavirus, due to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)....

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