Too soon!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Too soon!

Published in the November 16, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — A much-too-early winter nor’easter blew into our region last night, bringing a heavy, wind-whipped snow, causing significant problems all over the area and delaying the opening of school before turning to rain this morning. DPW Director Richard Stinson reported the town received about 5 1/2 inches of snow, much more than...

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Rail trail progress update

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Rail trail progress update

Published in the November 15, 2018 edition. By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will tentatively hold a public hearing on the proposed rail trail’s 25 percent design this winter, Recreational Path Committee (RPC) Chairman Gerard Noumi told the Board of Selectmen last week. Noumi appeared before the selectmen to give a status update on...

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New roof eyed for Greenwood School

Posted by on Nov 14, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on New roof eyed for Greenwood School

By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The School Department will ask the town for a new roof at the Greenwood School next year, an item that comes with a $650,000 price tag. The School Committee last night reviewed the FY 2020 list of capital requests and discussed the list with top school administrators. Fiscal Year 2020 begins on July 1,...

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Town honors its war heroes on Veterans’ Day

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Town honors its war heroes on Veterans’ Day

Published November 15, 2018 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Young and old alike took time from their hectic lives on Sunday morning to give thanks to the hundreds of thousands of men and women who have served their country in the armed services in times of both peace and turbulence. The cold temperatures brought the ceremony indoors for...

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Light Up Main Street Christmas lighting festival Sunday

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Light Up Main Street Christmas lighting festival Sunday

Published November 15, 2018 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING —The first ever Light Up Main Street for Christmas event is rapidly taking shape in advance of the festivities planned by the business community for Sunday afternoon, November 18 to kick off the holiday season. Dozens of business owners have been seen outside this week sprucing up their properties and...

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Community Coffeehouse and open mic night Sat.

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Community Coffeehouse and open mic night Sat.

Published November 15, 2018 NORTH READING — The next North Reading Comm. Coffeehouse / Open Mic will be held on Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m. in the Activity Room of the Flint Memorial Library at 147 Park St in North Reading. We continue to get more talented performers who help provide a great evening of entertainment. We hope you...

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Mayor makes override pitch to aldermen

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Mayor makes override pitch to aldermen

Published November 16, 2018 MELROSE — This week the aldermen seemed poised to put a $5.18 million Proposition 2 1/2 override question on a special April 2, 2019 election ballot. Their Appropriations Committee agreed Tuesday night to forward the request from Mayor Gail Infurna to the full Board of Aldermen, which meets this coming Monday. At-Large Aldermen Monica Medeiros...

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Melrose joins regional bike share system

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose joins regional bike share system

Published November 16, 2018 MELROSE — Dockless bike share in the City of Melrose has officially launched, with Melrose joining a 15-community regional system in Boston’s inner suburbs. Coordinated by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the system also includes the communities of Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Milton, Newton, Needham, Revere, Waltham, Watertown and Winthrop. By using...

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Joshua Tree at Memorial Hall Nov. 16

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Joshua Tree at Memorial Hall Nov. 16

Published November 16, 2018 MELROSE — Friday night, November 16, America’s best U2 band, Joshua Tree, comes to Melrose Veterans Memorial Hall, 590 Main St., Melrose. The Knights of Columbus is proud to be sponsoring this event to benefit The Knights of Columbus Food For Families Fund. This will be the only chance to see Joshua Tree. Doors open...

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Never forget

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Never forget

Published November 14, 2018 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Two hundred residents gathered on the Town Common to honor America’s veterans and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I during the annual Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11. Veterans’ Services Officer Bruce Siegel welcomed residents to the ceremony. “We are here today to honor...

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Residents criticize proposed LCWD warrant article

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Residents criticize proposed LCWD warrant article

Published November 14, 2018 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield Center Water District Board of Water Commissioners was given an earful on Nov. 7 about a proposal designed to address discolored water and supplement the district’s water supply. The water commissioners have scheduled a special district meeting for Monday, Dec. 10, which will ask ratepayers to approve the...

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MassDOT rail  trail hearing eyed this winter

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on MassDOT rail  trail hearing eyed this winter

Published November 14, 2018 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will tentatively hold a public hearing on the proposed rail trail’s 25 percent design this winter, Recreational Path Committee (RPC) Chairman Gerard Noumi told the Board of Selectmen last week. Noumi appeared before the selectmen to give a status update on the project. The...

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