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WINCHESTER - As COVID-19 makes yet another comeback (though it never really left), Winchester continues to remain vigilant and keep its percen… Read more

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WINCHESTER—In October 1901, Charles F. Bacon, head of the Bacon Felt Company, purchased a Stanley Steamer, becoming the first Winchester resident to own an automobile. At this point the town truly entered the automobile era.

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WINCHESTER - August 2021 marked the 1-year anniversary of the En Ka Pantry, which operates in the same location residents know as the En Ka Exchange, at 1037 Main St. En Ka Pantry helps an average of 100 town residents each month, distributing everything from typical non-perishable foods suc…

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WOBURN - As Woburn’s COVID-19 outbreak worsened yet again according to a recently issued state report, local officials last Friday acknowledged the troubling trend and steered concerned citizens to the city’s website for easy to view information on viral transmission data.

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WAKEFIELD - "ACE looks absolutely amazing," notes Christopher J. Carino, Chairperson and Construction Project Manager for the Albion Cultural Exchange (ACE). In March of 2020, the Albion Cultural Exchange was set to debut phase one of facility improvements, including new accessible bathrooms…

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WINCHESTER - Town Meeting supported the Select Board’s request for additional money to pay for projects associated with the MBTA Winchester Center Commuter Rail Station construction. Town Meeting authorized $315,000 from Free Cash for use on what the Select Board called “cost-sharing items,”…

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READING - After Town Meeting voted to purchase a parcel of land from the Meadow Brook Golf Club, the Select Board will move forward with a purchase and sale agreement during its meeting on Tuesday night. The board is also expected to discuss an easement on the property as well.

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WINCHESTER - In the spring, Town Meeting indefinitely postponed an article to create a special fund using building permit fees to help pay for the sustainability director position (currently held by Ken Pruitt). This came at the request of the Select Board to give them more time to bring mor…

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BURLINGTON - This past June, PFAS issues arose in Burlington’s tap water and the Department of Public Works (DPW) wasted no time crafting an “accelerated plan” to remedy the situation.

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WINCHESTER - Town Meeting supported the Northeast Metro Tech Vocational School, located in Wakefield, as the School Committee and superintendent look to build a brand new, state-of-the-art vocational school at 100 Hemlock Road (up the road from Wakefield Memorial High School). The project co…

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BURLINGTON - The first portion of Phase 2 related to the town of Burlington’s initiative to complete a water pipeline connection to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is expected to be completed by May 2023.

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WINCHESTER - Thanks to the new custom, Town Meeting passed several articles in one motion, known as the consent agenda. This helps move Town Meeting along quicker than in year’s past when they took up each motion separately (though not that much faster, as Town Meeting heads into night four …

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READING - This Wednesday the Reading Ad Hoc Town Manager Screening Committee will convene to begin the process of selecting Reading’s new Town Manager. The open portion of the meeting will consist of an election of committee chair and secretary and a presentation by Community Paradigm Associ…

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WINCHESTER - Town Meeting passed Article 13, $72,000 for a feasibility study, engineering, planning, and environmental work for the repair, reconstruction and/or improvements to the South Reservoir Dam located in the Middlesex Fells Reservation.

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READING – On a night when the leadership of the Reading Municipal Light Department updated the Select Board on what’s ahead for its customers, one thing was certain. Change is coming.

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Dylan Wolter is a devoted, passionate, studious, and kind member of the RMHS community. Dylan is a student who has excelled in his academics and extracurricular activities. Dylan is well regarded by his classmates and teachers as a hard worker who is devoted to everything he does.

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Tallulah Patalano is a creative, ambitious, and considerate person. Since attending Barrows Elementary School, Walter S. Parker Middle School, and then Reading Memorial High School, Tallulah was always a friendly person that anyone could talk to. She has made many impacts at RMHS and will al…

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BURLINGTON - Three years may have been worth the wait, as the Select Board was informed this past Monday night that barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Strega Italiano restaurant brand will call Burlington its next home.

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WOBURN - The City Council last night instructed Comcast officials to work with several established South End businesses to minimize disruptions during a planned trench excavation across Main Street.

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WINCHESTER - Before Town Meeting postponed Article 14, to pay for repairs to the Transfer Station, they approved a bunch of other Capital Planning Committee requests. Chair Jim Johnson broke down why the committee ranked each ask the way it did.

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WINCHESTER - The Capital Planning Committee had a banner night during night three of Town Meeting, as members approved motions and articles left and right (more on that later this week) until they hit a roadblock in the form on Article 14, to support upgrades and improvements to the town’s T…

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WAKEFIELD - Screen-time limits. Tik Tok. Parental controls. Do you need some guidance? On Monday, November 15, 2021 at 7 p.m., Wakefield Public Schools’ Parent University program will offer “Social Media, Tech Trends, and Your Student: A conversation with internet safety expert Katie Greer.”

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READING - Organizers couldn’t have picked a nicer morning when CATO (The Coalition of Us) hosted their Reading Remembrance Tour for school and local officials on Sunday. School principals, Metro Director Kurtis Martin, School Superintendent Dr. Thomas Milaschewski as well as State Senator Ja…

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WINCHESTER - The Planning Board presented three articles at fall Town Meeting last week, going 1-1-1 with one passing, one failing and one getting indefinitely postponed.

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READING - Among the numerous items on its agenda Tuesday night, the Select Board will hear a presentation by the Climate Advisory Committee on the prospective addition of a Sustainability Director, who would help the town achieve its environmental and energy sustainability goals.