TSB turns 150 Sunday

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on TSB turns 150 Sunday

Published in the May 24, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — May 26 will mark the 150th anniversary of The Savings Bank, a milestone that is being celebrated with the community throughout the year including their celebration with the community on Saturday, June 22 from 2 to 8 p.m. “We are excited to be celebrating this significant milestone and to share...

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Memorial Day program at WSSC

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Memorial Day program at WSSC

Published May 22, 2019 WAKEFIELD — The West Side Social Club (WSSC) will hold its annual Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 27. The program will commence at Moulton Field on Harrington Court at 10 a.m. This event dates back to the end of World War II. At the time, club members planted young maple trees around the perimeter...

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Burnett space at WMHS to be dedicated

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Burnett space at WMHS to be dedicated

Published in the May 21, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – The dedication and grand opening of the Meghan S. Burnett Makerspace at Wakefield Memorial High School will be held on June 6 at 6 p.m., school Superintendent Douglas Lyons told the School Committee last week. Last December, the School Committee approved the naming of the “makerspace” at the high...

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Board: Swan Pond Road survey should proceed

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Board: Swan Pond Road survey should proceed

Published May 23, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The Select Board held its standard informational public hearing Monday night on the 29 articles that comprise the June 10 Town Meeting warrant. While there were a couple of people in the audience for at least part of the presentation, no direct questions from the public to the board...

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Bob Mauceri to lead Memorial Day parade

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Bob Mauceri to lead Memorial Day parade

Published May 23, 2019 NORTH READING — The town’s traditional Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 27, will be led by former Chairman of the Select Board, Bob Mauceri who will serve as honorary parade marshal motoring the route in a convertible. Stepping down from his Select Board post after 15 years, Mauceri was recently honored for his 47...

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Rec offers yoga, bootcamp, CPR and more

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Rec offers yoga, bootcamp, CPR and more

Published May 23, 2019 NORTH READING — The staff at North Reading Recreation has announced the following programs. Do you see a program of interest but it’s full? We strongly encourage putting your name on the wait list. We will try our best to accommodate. North Reading Recreation offers programs for and welcomes all ages and abilities from tots to...

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A member of ‘The Greatest Generation’

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on A member of ‘The Greatest Generation’

Published May 24, 2019 This is another in the series of “Around Town” profiles and is a Memorial Day appreciation for a member of “The Greatest Generation.” MELROSE — Esther Parsons has lived in Melrose for 68 years. This remarkable woman of 97 hailed originally from Syracuse, N.Y. She married an Everett lad, George Parsons, and started a family in...

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Memorial Day street closings

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Memorial Day street closings

Published May 24, 2019 MELROSE — The 2019 Melrose Memorial Day Parade, honoring our veterans, is scheduled for Sunday, May 26. Parade participants will arrive at 1 p.m. to line up behind Memorial Hall. The parade steps off at 1:30 p.m., at Memorial Hall on Main Street. The parade will proceed down Main Street and left onto Sylvan Street...

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Sporting goods collection for Haiti

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Sporting goods collection for Haiti

Published May 24, 2019 MELROSE — The Melrose Recreation Department is working on a special project to collect sporting equipment, sporting apparel, school supplies, and financial assistance for the nation of Haiti. Organizers will be holding the collection on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in front of Melrose City Hall, 562 Main St. Look for the white...

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Three singers crowned Lynnfield Idol

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Three singers crowned Lynnfield Idol

Published May 22, 2019 By GAIL LOWE  LYNNFIELD — Eleven singers turned out for the Lynnfield Idol competition on Tuesday night, May 14 in Lynnfield High School’s auditorium, and three took the top spots. Giuliana Guarracino was named winner for the Middle School Division, while Ashley Schumacher won the High School Division. Summer Street School Music Director Ben Zavisza...

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MarketStreet gets $102K property tax refund

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on MarketStreet gets $102K property tax refund

Published May 22, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — MarketStreet Lynnfield was awarded a tax abatement totaling $6 million last October. According to a letter from attorney John M. Lynch from the law firm Lynch, DeSimone and Nylen, LLP, the Board of Assessors and MarketStreet reached an abatement agreement for fiscal year 2018. Lynch stated that MarketStreet’s assessed value...

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Boston Marathon director encourages students to ‘Dream Big’

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Boston Marathon director encourages students to ‘Dream Big’

Published May 22, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Life is about learning lessons and overcoming challenges, Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray told fifth graders during a May 17 assembly in the Lynnfield Middle School auditorium. Fifth graders have been reading McGillivray’s children’s book “Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination,” which is about the race...

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