Help WSSC bring us a great Fourth again in 2017

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the June 23, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — Although the Fourth of July is a little over two weeks away, the West Side Social Club is still seeking donations to provide the day-long events. If any household or business is able to...

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Guidelines for WSSC children’s events

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the June 23, 2017 edition. Due to the number of inquiries organizers of the West Side Social Club Fourth of July’s events have received, here are a few guidlelines you need to follow to participate. 1) Fishing Derby: ...

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Group home issues prove tricky to solve

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the June 22, 2017 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – There are upwards of 20 group homes of various types in the town of Wakefield and sometimes they cause problems for their neighbors. The question of what can be done...

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Time capsule awaiting future NRHS students

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the June 22, 2017 edition By BILL LAFORME NORTH READING – A group of past and present North Reading High School students have put up a plaque at the school commemorating the time capsule they buried on the grounds a couple of...

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Town has more than 1,000 LED streetlights now

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the June 22, 2017 edition By BILL LAFORME NORTH READING – More than 1,000 LED streetlights have been installed in North Reading as part of Reading Municipal Light Department’s pilot program, which began in fiscal year 2015....

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Mexican style restaurant expected on Main Street

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the June 22, 2017 edition By BILL LAFORME NORTH READING – A new Mexican style restaurant is set to open later this fall in the spot most recently occupied by the Great American Tavern on Route 28. Selectmen Monday night voted...

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MHS Homecoming festivities planned

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the June 23, 2017 edition MELROSE — Melrose High School alumni will be welcomed back to the city for a Homecoming Weekend on the Columbus Day weekend this year. While Melrose High has had homecoming dances, this is the first...

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Fire fight on Goss Avenue

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the June 23, 2017 edition MELROSE — In stifling humidity, firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze Fathers’ Day afternoon that badly damaged a home on Goss Avenue. Fire officials said the first call for heavy smoke and fire...

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Architect to study options, solutions for Public Safety Building

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the June 16, 2017 edition MELROSE — Mayor Robert J. Dolan and the Public Safety Building Committee announce that they have selected an architect for the first stage of the project, which is a study of the available options...

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Wakefield ups the ante to block promoting Exit 42 to MarketStreet

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — As part of an amendment to a 2008 agreement allowing sewage from Lynnfield’s MarketStreet development to come through Wakefield’s system, the town of Wakefield will seek...

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Development of department head evaluation process underway

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The Board of Selectmen is advancing an initiative to develop a performance evaluation tool and process for department heads in town. Selectmen Chairman Chris Barrett...

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Winners announced in Villager’s Coloring Contest

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The panel of judges at the Lynnfield Villager had a tough time choosing the winners of the newspaper’s second annual Geraniumfest and Kids’ Day coloring contest. But...

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