Taxes abated after owner cleans up hazardous site

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Taxes abated after owner cleans up hazardous site

Published in the July 19, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town will forgive $38,000 in back taxes owed after the new owner the property at 13-15 Albion St. agreed to clean up hazardous waste on the site. Town Administrator Stephen P. Maio explained the rationale for the deal at Monday’s meeting of the Town Council. He...

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Kiosk chaos

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Kiosk chaos

Published in the July 19, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA This whole business of letting a group of citizens work their butts off for months or years on some worthy project only to have others swoop in at the eleventh hour and scuttle all that effort is getting a little old. We saw it with the Public Safety Building....

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New 40B eyed for Greenwood

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on New 40B eyed for Greenwood

Published in the July 21, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town got its first look at “Greenwood Station,” a 27-unit 40B apartment building proposed for 998-1000 Main Street when the developer’s representative gave an introductory presentation to the Town Council Monday night.  The site is within 2500 feet of the Greenwood commuter rail stop and on...

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New app for NRPS to launch in August

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on New app for NRPS to launch in August

Puts district ahead of the curve says student developer Published in the July 19, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING NORTH READING — North Reading Public Schools (NRPS) is on schedule to roll out a new app this August. Superintendent Jon Bernard and Assistant Superintendent Patrick Daly have teamed up with Digital Learning Director Dan Downs and Class of 2019...

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Kitty’s could reopen by end of week

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Kitty’s could reopen by end of week

Family committed to taking all steps necessary to do so Published in the July 19, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The latest news on Kitty’s from the North Reading Health Department indicates that the restaurant may be cleared to re-open for business by the end of this week. The family-run business also released a statement expressing...

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Elementary school improvement plans presented to SC

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Elementary school improvement plans presented to SC

Published in the July 19, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING NORTH READING — Hood School Principal Glen McKay and Batchelder School Principal Sean Killeen presented the improvements plans for all three elementary schools at the June 11 School Committee meeting. Little School Principal Chris Molle was unable to attend the presentation. Each plan presented entailed specific goals accomplished at...

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Sixth annual Summer Stroll returns July 27

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Sixth annual Summer Stroll returns July 27

Published in the July 20, 2018 edition MELROSE — The Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor LCM Plus are hosting the sixth annual Summer Street on Friday, July 27 from 6-8 p.m. With support from the city of Melrose, the Melrose Messina Fund for the Arts, and music sponsors Bell and Izzi, Eastern Bank, Evolved Mechanical, Juliet and Co....

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Local alcohol compliance checks

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Local alcohol compliance checks

Published in the July 20, 2018 edition MELROSE — The Melrose Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, Melrose Police Department and the Melrose Liquor Licensing Board will continue its collaborative efforts this year in conducting alcohol compliance checks at all licensed alcohol outlets within Melrose. Police officers and substance abuse professionals will work with trained youth who will attempt to purchase...

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Inside the Budget, Part 3: The Mystery of Proposition 2 1/2

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Inside the Budget, Part 3: The Mystery of Proposition 2 1/2

Published in the July 13, 2018 edition By MAYOR GAIL INFURNA  MELROSE — In the past few years, real estate values in Melrose have skyrocketed. At the same time, developers have built new apartments and condos as well as an assisted living facility. So why are finances so tight? The answer lies in the way Proposition 2½ works: Each year,...

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Reid’s Ride raises $215K; features close to 400 cyclists

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Reid’s Ride raises $215K; features close to 400 cyclists

Published in the July 18, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Overcast but bright skies softened the mid-July sun, making for cool temperatures and a perfect day for a challenging but scenic bike ride. Nearly 400 cyclists set out from Lynnfield High School on Sunday, July 15 for the 14th annual Reid’s Ride 28-mile journey. The theme for this year’s event was...

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Battle with Lowell St. spring water company continues

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Battle with Lowell St. spring water company continues

Published in the July 18, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A contentious dispute between Boston Clear Water Company and four abutters is back in front of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Residents Mary Bliss, Andrew Gallucci, Willis O’Brien and John Sievers filed a petition requesting the ZBA to overturn Building Inspector Jack Roberto’s decision not to enforce...

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Perley Burrill subdivision plan OK’d

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Perley Burrill subdivision plan OK’d

Published in the July 18, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The proposed Perley Burrill subdivision is starting to take shape. The Planning Board and Board of Selectmen have taken steps to begin the process of moving the Perley Burrill subdivision forward. The Planning Board approved a definitive subdivision plan for the 914 Salem St. property in a...

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