Celebrate the arts in Wakefield next week

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the September 26, 2016 edition. WAKEFIELD — Art Week Wakefield is coming to Wakefield beginning Sept. 30 and continuing through Oct. 9. During Art Week Wakefield, there will be art on display all around Wakefield. • Caryn’s...

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Lynn man arrested for OUI, unlicensed driving

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the September 26, 2016 edition. WAKEFIELD — A 36-year-old Lynn man was arrested Sunday afternoon after police responded to a report of a car that was being driven erratically on Farm Street and then pulled over near Old...

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Marijuana dispensary plans on hold

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the September 23, 2016 edition. By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Plans to bring a medical marijuana dispensary to the old Crystal Motor Express site on Kimball Lane are on hold. Last month, Town Administrator Jim Boudreau and...

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Balmy, sunny weather packs ‘em in at Apple Festival

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the September 22, 2016 edition By BOB TUROSZ NORTH READING – The only thing missing from this year’s 22nd annual Apple Festival on Saturday was the cool, crisp weather normally associated with fall. Instead, warm and sunny,...

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Town buys Mill St. property for MWRA pumping station

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the September 22, 2016 edition By BOB TUROSZ NORTH READING — Town Meeting voted last June to join the MWRA district for water supply. And Monday night, the Board of Selectmen accomplished another milestone towards making MWRA...

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NRHS SAT scores continue steady growth

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the September 22, 2016 edition By BOB TUROSZ NORTH READING — The 2016 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores at North Reading High School in critical reading, writing and mathematics rose again this year showing significant...

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Puppy love: Local couple raises service dog to help disabled

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the September 23, 2016 edition By GAIL LOWE MELROSE — A man and his dog. It’s hard to separate the two (often three, if a woman is involved). But sometimes it must happen for the good of all. When John and Terri Maffeo, an...

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Sign up now for Destination Imagination

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the September 23, 2016 edition MELROSE — The Melrose chapter of Destination Imagination is now taking registrations for K-12 teams and Team Managers for the 2016-2017 tournament season. Destination Imagination (DI) is seven...

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School enrollment on the rise

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the September 16, 2016 edition MELROSE — The city’s schools have 68 more students than they did at this time last year. According to statistics put together by school administrators, 3,824 students were enrolled in Melrose...

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8 Needham Rd. homeowner to file for special permit

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the September 21, 2016 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Zoning Board of Appeals continues to deal with a homeowner whose rented house was the scene of an as-yet unsolved murder over Memorial Day weekend. The ZBA...

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Town remembers 9/11 on First Responders Day

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the September 21, 2016 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Over 200 residents gathered on the Town Common to honor the town’s first responders during the Rotary Club’s inaugural First Responders Day, Sept. 13. Rotary Club...

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Main Street traffic controls requested

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the September 21, 2016 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — A resident of Main Street concerned about the speed of motorists through the town center and its impact on safety took his concerns to the Board of Selectmen last...

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