Casey Sherman talks heroes at Sweetser finale

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Casey Sherman talks heroes at Sweetser finale

Published in the April 26, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Whether in person or in print, Casey Sherman is a man who knows how to weave a story. And at last night’s 2019 Sweetser Lecture Series finale, he did just that. As advertised, Sherman talked about his 2018 book, “12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady’s Fight...

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Chines, Courcy, Boettcher elected; Q1 okayed

Posted by on Apr 24, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Chines, Courcy, Boettcher elected; Q1 okayed

Published April 24, 2019 WAKEFIELD — The results of a hard-fought 2019 municipal election season are in: Jonathan Chines is a new Town Councilor, Phil Courcy and Thomas Boettcher are now on the Board of Gas and Light Commissioners, and the town charter will be changed to make it a little less easy to overturn a Town Meeting vote....

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Winners ready to get to work

Posted by on Apr 24, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Winners ready to get to work

Published April 24, 2019 By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – To not only win a position but to top the ticket was “incredibly gratifying,” new Town Councilor Jonathan Chines said last night during WCAT’s live election night program. Most of the winning candidates stopped by the local TV studio to take a bow and thank their supporters. “My hope was,...

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Community-wide coalition tackles youth substance use prevention from all angles

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Community-wide coalition tackles youth substance use prevention from all angles

Published April 25, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — A milestone in the battle against substance abuse and addiction was recently recognized with the fifth anniversary celebration of the North Reading Youth Substance Use Prevention Coalition. While the name is admittedly a tongue-twister, its chairman, Marci Bailey, told those gathered for the celebration held at the North Reading Police...

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Call for Memorial Day marching units

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Call for Memorial Day marching units

Published April 25, 2019 NORTH READING – The 2019 Memorial Day parade, organized by the North Reading Company of Minit and Militia, will step off from the town common at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27, as the town marks observances to honor the war dead. Units that have not marched in the parade in recent years must notify...

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Public invited to Candidates’ Night

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Public invited to Candidates’ Night

Published April 25, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — In just five days, the North Reading Republican Town Committee (NRRTC) will host a Candidates’ Night that open to all candidates running for elective office in the upcoming town election on Tuesday, May 7. The forum, which is open to the public, takes place on Tuesday, April 30 at...

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MVMMS iRaiders take robot to world competition in Kentucky

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MVMMS iRaiders take robot to world competition in Kentucky

Published April 26, 2019 By GAIL LOWE MELROSE — On Tuesday, April 23, four members of a robotics team from Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School left Melrose for Louisville, Ky. to compete in a World Championship after being named winner of the Southern New England Middle School Regional (robotics) Championship. They are Adam Abdow, Adam Nagar, Liam Brown and...

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SC backs $36M spending plan

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on SC backs $36M spending plan

Published April 26, 2019 MELROSE — As it faced some criticism about the document’s lack of detail, the School Department was successful in getting its spending plan passed Tuesday night for the 2019-20 educational year. The approved total is $36,141,650, thanks mostly to the April 2 success of a $5.18 million override of Proposition 2 1/2. Mayoral candidate Monica...

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New street markings on way

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on New street markings on way

Published April 26, 2019 MELROSE — You will soon notice some new markings on city streets as officials work to make it easier — and safer — for bicyclists to co-exist with motorists. Scheduled to begin around the first of May, the painted markings will help establish two distinct bike routes between the Wakefield line in Greenwood and Wyoming Avenue. The roughly...

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Town Meeting at LMS Monday

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Town Meeting at LMS Monday

Published April 24, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Annual Town Meeting will commence on Monday, April 29 in the Lynnfield Middle School auditorium, beginning at 7 p.m. Similar to last year’s sessions of Town Meeting, this year’s Town Meeting will feature electronic check-in and electronic voting once again. A quorum of 175 voters is needed in order...

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Planners won’t back Woods of Lynnfield

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Planners won’t back Woods of Lynnfield

Published April 24, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Developer Angus Bruce is planning to move ahead with the proposed Woods of Lynnfield elderly housing development at the April 29 Town Meeting even though the Planning Board voted not to recommend the project on April 16. Attorney Jay Kimball submitted Article 16 on behalf of Bruce. Article 16 seeks...

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Say YEA! for these local entrepreneurs

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Say YEA! for these local entrepreneurs

Published April 24, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Five Lynnfield students will be showcasing new products they created at the Northshore Mall on Saturday, April 27. The five students are enrolled in the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). The students in the program are Lynnfield Middle School seventh grader Cam Sullivan, LMS seventh grader...

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