Candidates to be sought for Library Board

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Candidates to be sought for Library Board

Published in the July 18, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town will soon be seeking two individuals to fill vacancies on the Board of Library Trustees following the resignations of two members. Library Trustee Joseph Tringale has resigned because he is moving out of town. Michael J. Bourque is also leaving the board. Both terms are due...

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That’s entertainment!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on That’s entertainment!

Published in the July 18, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA How do you do it?” is a question I am frequently asked. “How do you sit through all those boring government meetings?” I should probably say that I selflessly attend these meetings in order to be your eyes and ears. I should say that I go to these meetings...

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Any ideas on better T service?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Any ideas on better T service?

Published in the July 17, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Got an idea for improving MBTA bus or commuter rail service to Wakefield? Now may be your chance to relay your thoughts through the town to the MBTA. The town has received a letter from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation outlining a process for submitting ideas for...

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Going out with a bang: Running for Ry team aims to end 10-year run with $1M raised for SWS

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Going out with a bang: Running for Ry team aims to end 10-year run with $1M raised for SWS

Published in the July 18, 2019 edition. By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Nine summers ago, Pam and Dan McIntyre could not have imagined being in this position. What had started out as Pam and a few friends deciding to run the Falmouth Road Race to raise awareness about Sturge-Weber Syndrome – a genetic condition affecting her young son...

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Alcohol sale to minor results in 3-day license suspension for Lucky Mart

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Alcohol sale to minor results in 3-day license suspension for Lucky Mart

Published in the July 18, 2019 edition. By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Following a Show Cause hearing before the Select Board Monday night, the owners of Route 28 Lucky Mart, 202 North St., will have their package store/wine and malt beverage license revoked for three days over the Columbus Day weekend for selling alcohol to a minor. The...

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Southern troubadour Rob Abernethy at library August 3

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Southern troubadour Rob Abernethy at library August 3

Published in the July 18, 2019 edition. By ALLISON HASTINGS NORTH READING — Southern singer-songwriter Rod Abernethy headlines the next live show in the Performing Artist Series on Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 p.m. This community-based event was introduced to the town last fall by Art Grossman and the Friends of the Flint Memorial Library. Separate from the North...

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Melrosians and the Apollo moon mission

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrosians and the Apollo moon mission

Published in the July 19, 2019 edition. This is another in a series of articles highlighting activities of Melrose residents. MELROSE — This week, the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing presents a unique opportunity to look back at Melrose’s connections to the space program. As Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin said, “To send men to...

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Scenna gets Lynnfield water job

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Scenna gets Lynnfield water job

Published in the July 19, 2019 edition. By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A familiar face will be leading the Lynnfield Center Water District this fall. The Board of Water Commissioners offered the LCWD superintendent position to Lynnfield resident and Melrose DPW Director John Scenna, who officially accepted the job this week. He will succeed retired Superintendent Ken Burnham, who...

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Aldermen to tackle Brazil Street incident

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Aldermen to tackle Brazil Street incident

Published in the July 19, 2019 edition. MELROSE — Some Brazil Street residents don’t think the city cares about them — and that it certainly has not been doing the right things — since a mishap in June sent raw sewage spewing into four homes in the neighborhood. They have been unable to stay in their residences, a lot of...

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Reid’s Ride set for Sunday

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Reid’s Ride set for Sunday

Published in the July 17, 2019 edition. By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — It’s almost time to ride. The highly anticipated Reid’s Ride bike-a-thon will be returning to town on Sunday, July 21. The 15th annual bike trek, totaling 28-miles, will begin at Lynnfield High School and will conclude at Stage Fort Park in Gloucester. The annual fundraiser honors the...

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Rail trailers eye money at Special TM

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Rail trailers eye money at Special TM

Published in the July 17, 2019 edition. By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A Special Town Meeting that will ask voters to allocate funds for the Wakefield-Lynnfield Rail Trail is being eyed for September. Friends of the Lynnfield Rail Trail President Vince Inglese announced at the Finance Committee’s meeting on Monday that the advocacy group is in the process of...

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LCWD superintendent finalists interviewed

Posted by on Jul 11, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on LCWD superintendent finalists interviewed

Published July 10, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield Center Water District (LCWD) Board of Water Commissioners interviewed the two finalists for the water superintendent job on Monday. Melrose DPW Director John Scenna and Danvers DPW Vernon C. Russell Treatment Plant Manager Jason McCarthy are the two finalists vying to succeed retired LCWD Superintendent Ken Burnham, who...

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