No one hurt in two alarm Stark Ave. blaze

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the March 24, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — Clean laundry that somehow ignited on a stovetop is being cited as the cause of a two alarm house fire on Stark Avenue last night. According to Fire Chief Michael Sullivan, his...

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Move on to jump start rail trail in Lynnfield

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the March 24, 2017 edition. By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — Some Lynnfield residents are more than ready to take the next step in creating a miles-long recreational area that would begin across the street from the Galvin...

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Say hello to those running for SC, selectman

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

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Candidates running for the Board of Selectmen and the School Committee in the April 25 Town Election had an opportunity to introduce themselves to local voters at a...

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NR man pleads guilty to prescription drug sales

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and North Reading Chief of Police Michael Murphy have announced that on Friday, March 10, 2017, John McNeil, 57, of North Reading pled guilty to two...

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Selectmen approve beer and wine license transfer

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition NORTH READING – The long saga of one of the town’s beer and wine licenses came to an end Monday night as selectmen voted to approve its transfer to the Lucky Mart on the corner of North Street and...

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Schultz announces selectman campaign

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition By Bill Laforme NORTH READING – North Reading voters will have a contested selectman’s race awaiting them in the May 2 town election, with Andrew Schultz having announced his candidacy last week....

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New school start times put off a year

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the March 24, 2017 edition MELROSE — A year after the School Committee became one of the first in the Middlesex League to approve an earlier start time for high school and middle school students here, administrators have...

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Melrose Adult Trivia Bee Saturday

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the March 24, 2017 edition MELROSE — Forty teams will be competing in the 16th annual Melrose Adult Trivia Bee on Saturday, March 25 at Memorial Hall, beginning at 7 p.m. At this very popular city-wide event, citizens, city...

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Master Plan forum March 30

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the March 17, 2017 edition MELROSE — The public is invited to participate in a public forum hosted by the Master Plan Advisory Committee on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in the GAR Room of Memorial Hall, beginning at 7 p.m. The...

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T.A. presents balanced budget of $53.2M

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Controversy over Rec Director’s salary Published in the March 22, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — Town Administrator Jim Boudreau has presented his recommendations for a $53.2 million operating budget and a $1.8 million...

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Eight-screen, 800-seat luxury cinema proposed for MarketStreet

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the March 22, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD— Some might say it’s like watching “Groundhog Day” while others will say it’s about keeping competitive in the cut-throat world of maintaining market share...

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Citizens’ petition pitched by rail trail advocates

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the March 22, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — A citizens’ petition offered by the Friends of the Lynnfield Rail Trail will seek to have Town Meeting authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into a lease of up to...

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