Public Safety Building rehab heads to polls

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Public Safety Building rehab heads to polls

Published in the May 23, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — It’s not over until it’s over, as they say.  The vote on Article 8 at Annual Town Meeting to fund an $8 million rehab and expansion of the Public Safety Building will now be going to a Special Election. A group of residents has collected the required...

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SC in Boston tonight

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on SC in Boston tonight

Published in the May 22, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — For their meeting tonight, the School Committee will head into Boston where they will be treated to dinner hosted by METCO families at Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain at 6:30 p.m. followed by their regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. The meeting with METCO families is an annual spring...

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WMHS Memorial Day Assembly May 25

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on WMHS Memorial Day Assembly May 25

Published in the May 22, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On Friday, May 25, Wakefield Memorial High School will hold its annual Memorial Day Assembly from 9:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. in the Charbonneau Field House. Veterans from every branch of the U.S. military will be recognized for their bravery and courage in their service to our nation both at...

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Lynnfield tries to sack Thanksgiving Day football game

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Lynnfield tries to sack Thanksgiving Day football game

Published in the May 17, 2018 edition Editor’s note: At press time, the Transcript learned Lynnfield’s superintendent reversed the decision after an Internet poll revealed overwhelming support in both towns to keep the traditional day game intact. By DAN TOMASELLO NORTH READING — It’s the end of an era. For the past 59 years, the annual Thanksgiving Day game...

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Traffic snarl on Rte. 28 caused by over height truck

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Traffic snarl on Rte. 28 caused by over height truck

Published in the May 17, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Traffic was snarled in all directions Monday afternoon on Route 28 after an over height tractor-trailer unit partially ripped down the traffic lights that are suspended over the North and Main Street intersection. The incident, which remained under investigation by the North Reading Police Department at...

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TM asked to consider changing name of Board of Selectmen

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on TM asked to consider changing name of Board of Selectmen

Published in the May 17, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — What’s in a name? Many will be asking that question on the floor of Town Meeting when they get to Article 28. Among the 40 warrant articles being brought before the voters at the annual Town Meeting on Monday, June 4 will be a home rule...

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Theme set for Memorial Day Parade

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Theme set for Memorial Day Parade

Published in the May 18, 2018 edition MELROSE — Mayor Gail Infurna, the Melrose Veterans Advisory Board, local veteran organizations, and the Melrose Veterans Services Office invite the public to participate in the 2018 Melrose Memorial Day Parade and other observances. This year’s parade will honor all veterans, and the theme will be “One team, one fight.” The parade will...

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Police get pedestrian, bicyclist safety grant

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Police get pedestrian, bicyclist safety grant

Published in the May 18, 2018 edition MELROSE — Chief Michael L. Lyle is pleased to announce that the Melrose Police Department recently received a grant to improve traffic safety on local roads for pedestrians and bicyclists. The grant is administered by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research – Highway Safety Division....

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Registration open for Jr. Police Academy

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Registration open for Jr. Police Academy

Published in the May 18, 2018 edition MELROSE — Chief Michael L. Lyle is pleased to announce that the Melrose Police Department will host its fifth annual Junior Police Academy this summer. The program consists of three separate one-week sessions in June and July, which will be held at Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School with outdoor activities on Fred...

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School officials sack Thanksgiving Day football game

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on School officials sack Thanksgiving Day football game

Game moved to Wednesday night Published in the May 16, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — It’s the end of an era. For the past 59 years, the annual Thanksgiving Day game between the Lynnfield Pioneers and North Reading Hornets has been one of the hottest tickets in the two towns. Students, alumni and residents have enjoyed kicking...

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National Development: Traffic impact from cinema would be ‘negligible’

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on National Development: Traffic impact from cinema would be ‘negligible’

Published in the May 16, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Townspeople will have an opportunity to weigh in on National Development’s latest proposal to bring a cinema to MarketStreet Lynnfield next week. The MarketStreet Advisory Committee (MSAC) is holding a public hearing on the proposal on Thursday, May 24, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Al Merritt...

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Farrell sings praises of Salem State’s MAICEI program

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Farrell sings praises of Salem State’s MAICEI program

Published in the May 16, 2018 edition By JILLIAN STRING LYNNFIELD — Salem State University’s Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI) program has had a positive impact on countless students such as Lynnfield High School Class of 2017 graduate Conor Farrell. Conor and his mother, Terri, discussed their experiences with the MAICEI program during the School Committee’s May 8...

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