Polls open tonight until 8

Posted by on Apr 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Polls open tonight until 8

Published in the April 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On a great morning to cast ballots in the 2018 municipal election, 649 voters had done so by 10 a.m. today as Wakefield residents head to the polls to choose a couple of selectmen, two School Committee members, a moderator, a tax collector, a Planning Board member, an assessor, three Beebe...

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SC hopefuls have their say

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on SC hopefuls have their say

Published in the April 23, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — As part of the Daily Item’s coverage of the 2018 Town Election, we posed two questions to the candidates for School Committee. The five candidates for two open seats are Colleen E. Guida, James A. Horne, Aimee J. Purcell, Susan Veilleux and Robert E. Vincent. We first asked the candidates...

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Visual Arts Night at Americal Tuesday

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Visual Arts Night at Americal Tuesday

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Public Schools Visual Arts Department and the Arts Collaborative of Wakefield invite you to Visual Arts Night at the Americal Civic Center on Tuesday, April 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It is very exciting to have both events occur at the same time in the same building....

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SC and community praise Parent University

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on SC and community praise Parent University

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING NORTH READING — North Reading Public School’s first annual Parent University was a big hit among residents, students, and staff. “I’m really pleased with how the day went. I’m very grateful,” Superintendent Jon Bernard said. The purpose of the event, as described by Bernard on the public school website,...

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For retired Town Engineer Mike Soraghan, building relationships was paramount

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on For retired Town Engineer Mike Soraghan, building relationships was paramount

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING—In the end, it all comes down to building relationships. During his tenure of nearly 20 years, Town Engineer Michael Soraghan learned that the strength of the relationships he built with the townspeople he served, his colleagues at Town Hall, his peers in the field as well as...

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Candidate statements due Friday

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Candidate statements due Friday

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition In the interest of public information and to continue to promote good government, the Transcript will, once again, continue its longstanding tradition of publishing political statements without charge from candidates in the May 8 Town Election. Statements will be accepted from candidates for Selectman, School Committee, Community Planning Commission, Housing Authority and...

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MHS students shine in competition

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MHS students shine in competition

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition MELROSE — Principal Jason Merrill is pleased to announce that seven students earned Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in this year’s competition. Members of Melrose High School’s Visual Arts Department submitted more than 30 outstanding student pieces to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in December. Winners were announced in...

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Guest speaker to present case for sustainability

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Guest speaker to present case for sustainability

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition MELROSE — Most of us have heard claims that addressing climate change will hurt businesses and cost millions of jobs but the opposite is actually true. Armed with an understanding of what it means to be sustainable and how it can help their business or organization, business owners and organization leaders choose to...

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MEF spring fundraiser underway

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MEF spring fundraiser underway

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition MELROSE — Our famous pink flamingos are comin’ to town.  Don’t miss out on our most popular fundraiser for the Melrose Education Foundation. Your donation helps fund grants for all Melrose Public Schools. Our flock orders are flying in and the flamingos will begin landing on April 23.   Visit our website: www.melroseeducationfoundation.org...

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Remembering a gallant native son on Patriots’ Day

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Remembering a gallant native son on Patriots’ Day

Published in the April 18, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Marine First Lieutenant Allan H. Jordan was recognized for making the ultimate sacrifice for the United States during a ceremony held at the Meeting House on Monday. The town unveiled a new Gold Star street sign in honor of Jordan, who was killed on Hill 700 during...

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Fairways Edge at Sagamore plan draws flak

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Fairways Edge at Sagamore plan draws flak

Published in the April 18, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Supporters of the proposed redevelopment of the Sagamore Spring Golf Course made the case for the project during a public hearing held by the Planning Board on April 11. Pocahontas Way resident Attorney Ted Regnante submitted four warrant articles as part of the proposed Sagamore Spring Golf...

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School Committee bids farewell to Cammarata

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on School Committee bids farewell to Cammarata

Published in the April 18, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING LYNNFIELD — The School Committee honored departing member Salvatore Cammarata during his final meeting on April 10. Beginning in 2012, Cammarata served two consecutive terms with the School Committee. However, he chose not to seek a third term in the recent Town Election. He will be succeeded by newly...

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