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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Board exasperated with pace of water deal

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Board exasperated with pace of water deal

Published in the May 24, 2018 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING – Exasperated is the best way to describe how the Board of Selectmen feels about the pace of the year-long water negotiations with Andover. After multiple deadline extensions the impasse boiled over Monday night, their final regularly scheduled meeting in advance of both the June 4 Annual...

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Korean War vets to lead Memorial Day Parade

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Korean War vets to lead Memorial Day Parade

Published in the May 24, 2018 edition NORTH READING — The town’s traditional Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 28, will be led by the veterans of the Korean War. They will serve as honorary parade marshals motoring the route in convertibles. Veterans of all other wars will follow on a special parade float. They are also welcome to...

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Reversal of Thanksgiving game decision embraced

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Reversal of Thanksgiving game decision embraced

Published in the May 24, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO NORTH READING — The tradition will continue after all. After getting an earful from residents living in both Lynnfield and North Reading, Lynnfield school officials reversed course last week and decided to play the 60th annual Thanksgiving Day football game between the North Reading Hornets and Lynnfield Pioneers on...

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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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Residents air concerns about discolored water

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Residents air concerns about discolored water

Published in the May 23, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A group of residents are concerned about the condition of water located in portions of the Lynnfield Center Water District (LCWD). The problem has mainly impacted the Cortland Lane, Apple Hill Lane and Lowell Street sections of town. While most communities get water from one source such...

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Library Director Holly Mercer is moving on

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Library Director Holly Mercer is moving on

Published in the May 23, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Holly Mercer will be resigning as director of the Lynnfield Public Library early next month. Mercer and Board of Library Trustees Chairman Bob Calamari made the announcement during an interview with the Villager on Monday. Mercer, who has served as library director for the past three years,...

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Reversal of Thanksgiving game decision embraced

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Reversal of Thanksgiving game decision embraced

Published in the May 23, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The tradition will continue after all. After getting an earful from residents living in both Lynnfield and North Reading, Lynnfield school officials reversed course last week and decided to play the 60th annual Thanksgiving Day football game between the Lynnfield Pioneers and North Reading Hornets on Thanksgiving...

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