Wind downs trees, pole

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

Published in the January 24, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — High wind gusts kept local public safety personnel busy overnight dealing with uprooted trees and fallen branches as well as one utility pole that fell across Main Street and was hit...

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Homes sales, median price up in 2016

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

Published in the January 24, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — There were more single family homes sold in town in 2016 than the year before, and for more money. In a report this morning, The Warren Group — publishers of Banker & Tradesman —...

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Man arrested on drug charges

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

Published in the January 23, 2017 edition WAKEFIELD — A 30-year-old Newburyport man faces a slew of drug charges after police received a call reporting a suspicious white man sitting in front of the Everly Apartments at 14 Audubon Rd. at...

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Lost dog back home after month long search

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the January 19, 2017 edition By BILL LaFORME NORTH READING – A nearly month long search for a lost pet came to a happy conclusion this week, with help from locals who helped get the word out via social media. Cody, a four...

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Discussion continues on proposed medical marijuana facility

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the January 19, 2017 edition BILL LaFORME NORTH READING – Selectmen expect to negotiate with representatives of a nonprofit seeking to establish a medical marijuana dispensary in town, with an eye on deciding whether to...

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Griswold set for premier “Space People 2” film

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the January 19, 2017 edition By Bill Laforme NORTH READING – Filmmaker Adam Griswold is set to premier his latest project “Space People 2” next Friday evening, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theater in Arlington....

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This is one safe city

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the January 20, 2017 edition MELROSE — If you feel safe living in Melrose, there’s a reason for that. The city is one of the safest communities in the country. Melrose was named No. 86 in Neighborhood Scout’s ranking of the...

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Police to host R.A.D. classes for women

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the January 20, 2017 edition MELROSE— Police Chief Michael L. Lyle announces that the Melrose Police Department will host Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) courses for women this winter and spring. The program is designed to...

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Retail giants coming to MarketStreet

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the January 20, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Two of the largest retailers in the United States will be coming to MarketStreet Lynnfield this year, one of which will be opening its doors next week. After a year in...

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Major growth seen in library programming

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the January 18, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — With a proposed operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018 of $854,520, Library Director Holly Mercer told the selectmen that the town will continue to see a phenomenal...

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College admission not what it used to be

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the January 18, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The college selection process has changed dramatically over the last 20 years, high school Guidance Department Head Mike Moresco told the School Committee last week....

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Survey results will help determine Lynnfield’s direction

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the January 18, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Planning Board has begun laying the groundwork for updating the town’s Master Plan. State law requires planning boards to create a Master Plan in order to “provide...

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