WOBURN - SCI AmeriCorps, a program of Woburn’s SCI Social Capital Inc., seeks mission-driven individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of local youth for a 10-month position. This opportunity is perfect for those who are civic engagement-oriented and looking to build profess…
READING – Town Manager Fidel Maltez wishes to share that the Town of Reading, Reading Select Board, and the Reading Public Library remembers a… Read more
WINCHESTER - Crista Dix, Executive Director of the Griffin Museum, came before the Select Board at their most recent meeting to ask the board to release some of the museum’s funds the town has been keeping since the museum signed a land lease with the town 30 years ago. Or, to put it another…
READING – If you agreed with Rosemarie Debenedetto’s assessment of Walgreens as the new Senior Center, then maybe you’ll find the latest proposal more enticing.
STONEHAM/WAKEFIELD — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield will be making a significant investment in youth jobs and expanding into a new community in 2024 thanks to Congressman Moulton.
BURLINGTON – Karma Asian Fusion was recently awarded “Best Sushi” on the North Shore by the editors of Northshore magazine for the second year in a row. The Asian Fusion restaurant received the “Editor’s Choice” at the 2022 BONS (Best of the North Shore) awards. Noted for its cross between J…
WINCHESTER - According to Capital Planning Committee member Roger McPeek, the committee has a “mountain of projects” to consider for fall Town Meeting. Even though he admitted the committee can’t do some of them, he asked the Select Board to consider supporting a debt-exclusion override to p…
READING - The town currently bears the unfortunate distinction of carrying some of the higher COVID-19 outbreak metrics in the region, based upon the latest state data.
WINCHESTER - Nicole Langley, new Director of the Winchester Public Library, is settling in as she started work on July 25. She replaced longtime Director Ann Wirtanen who recently retired.
READING - After months of study and discussion, the Select Board is set to hold a public hearing on several new downtown parking regulations intended to improve the parking experience for residents, businesses and visitors at its meeting on Tuesday.
WINCHESTER - Robin Shevland, a Winchester resident, will be riding her 8th PMC ride on Aug. 6. Shevland originally started riding when her husband was diagnosed with cancer as training rides were an outlet for her to clear her head and raising money for Dana Farber was a way she could fight …
WINCHESTER - Winchester resident Randolph Williams is gearing up for his seventh PMC ride on Aug. 6 and 7 with a lot of training. He has ridden with the PMC for the past seven years and has raised over $45,000. This year he plans to raise an additional $10,000.
READING – If the first nine meetings of the Reading ARPA Advisory Committee (RAAC) were focused on numbers big and small, Wednesday’s night’s four-hour meeting at Town Hall focused on stress. And sacrifice. And frustration.
WOBURN - The City Council recently authorized the execution of an out-of-court settlement with National Amusements’ successor company that could pave the way for the redevelopment of a portion of the Showcase Cinemas site off of Middlesex Canal Parkway.
WINCHESTER - Winchester resident and breast cancer survivor, Beth Preston has ridden the Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) since 2018 and this year she will continue the tradition on Aug. 6 and 7.
READING - With temperatures expected to flirt with the 100-degree-range today, Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) staff expect the region will experience its peak monthly energy demand this evening.
WINCHESTER - With two elections coming up (in September and November), Town Clerk MaryEllen Lannon asked the Select Board to allow her to request a police detail for the general election in November. Under the new law passed recently by the House and Senate and signed by Governor Charlie Bak…
WINCHESTER - John Wilson, Winchester resident, has been riding in the Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) for what will this year be his 25th year. He comes back each year for the people, the cause and the camaraderie.
WINCHESTER - With the region facing a level 3 critical drought, and the North Reservoir already lowered due to construction, the Select Board, under the recommendation of DPW Director Jay Gill and interim Town Manager Beth Rudolph, authorized a voluntary water restriction to take place on Tu…
WOBURN - A local and state police investigation is still underway in the death of a Dracut driver who died in a crash at 134 New Boston St. on Sunday afternoon at 12:20 p.m.
READING — Few would dispute that Reading’s firefighters bore the brunt of the pandemic during the early days of the emergency. While the rest of society hunkered down at home the town’s first responders continued reporting to work, where they often found themselves in close contact with the …
BURLINGTON - The Planning Board approved a special permit to renovate an existing 7,000 square-foot space on LeMaitre Vascular’s 63 Second Ave property.
WINCHESTER - As summer continues on (and the unbearable temperatures only seem to get hotter), the Select Board has their eyes on fall, and more specifically fall Town Meeting.
READING - The Reading ARPA Advisory Committee will reconvene on Wednesday to discuss remaining funding priorities and how some of the town’s biggest remaining requests should be addressed, particularly the matter of hazard pay for town employees.
READING - Participate in our small but mighty Community Read! Read a book, share perspectives, attend a library event. Celebrate community dialogue around the themes of body positivity because every body is a good body. Copies of featured titles are available at the library for checkout and …
WOBURN - With the community averaging around 61.5 new weekly cases since the end of June, the city’s COVID-19 outbreak continues to tread sideways, based on the latest state data.
WINCHESTER - Since being designated a Green Community in 2010, Winchester has utilized the Massachusetts Green Communities grant program and utility incentive monies to accomplish significant energy conservation and efficiency measures in its municipal and school buildings and street lighting.
READING - The Town of Reading recently inked a contract with a national energy consultant in an effort to slash $4 million from the town’s utility bills while also moving the community closer to being officially designated a “Green Community”.
READING - Reportedly still months away from acquiring the machines, town officials say they have identified three leading contenders for Reading’s future downtown kiosk parking program.
WOBURN - With a key piece of legislation in place to help the City of Woburn with its Hurld Park project, the Massachusetts House of Representatives recently passed an economic development bill, which utilizes American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) surplus funds, and bonds …
WINCHESTER - When the Select Board released the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the parcel of land at the corner of Washington Street and Swanton Street, four developers put in a request for it. Any responses to the RFP are due by Monday, Aug. 1, according to interim Town Manager Beth Rudolph.
READING - With worldwide fuel and energy prices rocketing in the face of the Russia/Ukraine conflict, RMLD officials recently disclosed that customers’ should expect to pay roughly $180 more this year for electricity service.
WOBURN - Satisfied City Hall’s full compliment of experts had a chance to scrutinize the modifications, the City Council this week approved a series of layout and access changes to a future solar farm off of Atlantic Avenue.
WINCHESTER - Call it Christmas in July. The Select Board continues to spend the town’s American Rescue Plan Act funds on various needs throughout Winchester. Previous appropriations included money for broadband access and to replace the synthetic surface at Manchester Field.
WOBURN - The City of Woburn’s Veterans Agent, Bob Davis, proudly pointed out recently that the daughter of a Woburn family was hightlighted in a recent People Magazine story.
READING - Over the past week Reading has seen the most oppressive heat wave of the summer grip the region, and with high temperatures expected to continue throughout the week residents without access to air conditioning or at risk of heat-related illness should be aware that the town has sev…
WOBURN – Cabot, Cabot & Forbes, a leader in Greater Boston-area real estate development, has filed plans for a 14-acre multi-building life sciences campus in Woburn. The project is called "216 New Boston" and will include a 175,000 SF multi-story lab and office building as well as a 135,…
BURLINGTON – Chief Thomas P. Browne reports that the Burlington Police Department has identified the driver that struck an officer on Beacon Street last week.
WINCHESTER - The Network for Social Justice wants to bring attention to discrimination through The Lived Experience survey by gathering data on people who live, work, study and/or worship in Winchester.
WOBURN - “At the end of the day, the inordinate amount of time [our city department heads] and this City Council have spent chasing utility companies around is absolutely ridiculous…I ask that we spend not one more minute on this. Not one.”
BURLINGTON – It has been over two years since a restaurant or liquor store failed an alcohol compliance check in Burlington, but the streak has been broken.
WINCHESTER – More than 100 Winchester residents of all ages splashed and swam this past sunny Sunday at a Community Swim/Swimathon hosted at Hall Memorial Pool in Stoneham by Swim Winchester, the grassroots group working to build an indoor pool in town.
WOBURN - Superintendent Dr. Matthew Crowley yesterday concluded that WMHS administrators and staff responded in a timely and appropriate manner to allegations that a handful of football players beat and sexually assaulted a freshman teammate last fall.