Design work for PSB underway

Posted by on Jan 18, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Design work for PSB underway

Published in the January 18, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — A laser scan survey of the Public Safety Building was completed last week under the auspices of project architect HKT, Shane Nolan of owner’s project manager LeftField told the Permanent Building Committee during a Zoom meeting last week. The laser scan will be used by designers to create models and...

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Salem St. projects review continues

Posted by on Jan 15, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Salem St. projects review continues

Published in the January 15, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — One of the two proposed residential building projects on Salem Street appears close to wrapping up the permitting process with the Zoning Board of Appeals, while the other looks to be heading back to the drawing board. A number of outstanding issues with a proposed 30-unit condominium...

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Local businesses honored

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Local businesses honored

Published in the January 14, 2021 edition. BY MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Two local businesses were recognized at this week’s Town Council meeting after they were honored at MassEcon’s 17th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. Batten Brothers Signs in Greenwood and Carols Cafe on Tuttle Street were honored recently by MassEcon, a statewide non-profit alliance of private and public sector...

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Experiencing college amidst a global pandemic: Stories told through students’ eyes

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Experiencing college amidst a global pandemic: Stories told through students’ eyes

Published January 14, 2021 By ALLIE HASTINGS MANY COLLEGES have added green space to their campuses to encourage students to socialize safely outdoors. Monika Stantcheva (center), a junior at Boston College, enjoys a socially-distanced picnic with friends on the converted grounds of an old gymnasium. (Courtesy Photo) NORTH READING — When COVID-19 first took the country by storm in...

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Final tally of 2020 Christmas fund for CCS: $43,837

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Final tally of 2020 Christmas fund for CCS: $43,837

Published January 14, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — We could not me more thrilled with the community’s response to the Transcript’s 31st annual Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund (NHNF). Generosity is certainly more bountiful than the coronavirus in our little town. With so many more people needing to turn to Christian Community Service (CCS) to make ends meet...

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Town Election season officially opens Jan. 19

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Town Election season officially opens Jan. 19

Published January 14, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Who’s ready for another election? Ready or not, a new election season gets underway next Tuesday, January 19, which is the first date candidates for political offices in town may officially take out nomination papers. The town’s annual election is Tuesday, May 4. Seats on three boards plus the...

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A fractured union

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on A fractured union

Published January 15, 2021 MELROSE — Congresswoman Katherine Clark, the Prospect Street Democrat, doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to President Donald J. Trump and what happened in Washington last week. “He is a traitor,” she said in the aftermath of the violent protest urged on by Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 6 as he continued to cling to...

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Men4MAAV host ‘Raising Boys to Men’ program Jan. 26

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Men4MAAV host ‘Raising Boys to Men’ program Jan. 26

Published January 15, 2021 MELROSE — The Men4MAAV (Melrose Alliance Against Violence) is hosting a program entitled “Raising Boys to Men,” a free virtual discussion of strategies for raising boys to exhibit healthy masculinity, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 7-8:30 p.m. on Zoom. It’s a one-hour panel featuring local experts followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session that will focus...

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MBTA: Weekend train service ends here Jan. 23

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MBTA: Weekend train service ends here Jan. 23

Published January 15, 2021 BOSTON – The MBTA is reminding customers that, as of Jan. 23, 2021, MBTA commuter rail schedules take effect which were approved in December 2020 by the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB). It represents an increase in weekday service levels from the current schedule and provides more than 50 percent of weekday service...

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First responders ready for COVID vaccine

Posted by on Jan 13, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on First responders ready for COVID vaccine

Published January 13, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Local first responders will be receiving the first injection of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday. Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director Glenn Davis informed the Villager that first responders are part of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Phase One vaccine distribution plan. “A plan for Region 3B communities, which Lynnfield is...

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Barrett out, Connell in for Select Board

Posted by on Jan 13, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Barrett out, Connell in for Select Board

Published January 13, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — In a surprising turn of events, Select Board Chairman Chris Barrett announced on Friday, Jan. 8 that he will not be running for a third three-year term. Barrett was elected to the Board of Selectmen in April 2015 after previously serving a term on the School Committee. He was re-elected...

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SC honors late Lynnfield High educator

Posted by on Jan 13, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on SC honors late Lynnfield High educator

Published January 13, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Late Lynnfield High School Social Studies Department Head Mike Boulay always went above and beyond for his students and his colleagues. The School Committee decided to recognize Boulay’s contributions to the district when it named him as the winner of the second annual Dorothy Presser Award on Jan. 5. Chairman...

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