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WOBURN - The Woburn Redevelopment Authority is pursuing an open door policy for their facade and signage program to upgrade not only the downtown area but also to help property owners on the approaches to the Woburn Center area. Read more

STONEHAM - Town Meeting on Monday night adopted a plastic bag ban that threatens local businesses with fines, should they continue to package up customer purchases in single-use plastic bags after May 1. Read more

TEWKSBURY — Some students at Tewksbury Me­morial High School are looking forward to the spring season in anticipation of track meets, baseball tournaments, and la­crosse games. But the Tewksbury Titans are plan­ning to compete in a different kind of sport: robotics. Read more

WAKEFIELD - The Town of Wakefield recently received a $50,000 earmark from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help create a community garden near Lake Quannapowitt. On December 17, residents are welcome to attend an informational forum to discuss the project proposal. The meeting will take… Read more

WILMINGTON — Ten­sion ran high at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Monday night at 7 p.m. in the main room of the Town Hall, where residents young and old came for very different causes. Agenda items for the night ran­ged between acknowledging a youth cheerleading team and discussing a pr… Read more

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man suspected of abducting an 11-year-old girl as she walked home from school was held without bail Thursday pending a hearing to determine whether he is a danger to society, and was ordered by a judge to undergo a 15-day mental competency evaluation. Read more

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