WOBURN - A Boston-based builder recently advised the council that company officials want to scrap plans for an office park at the Vale redevelopment in East Woburn and instead construct a life-sciences campus at the former Atlantic Gelatin site.
BURLINGTON – Residential and commercial tax rates will increase after the Select Board approved the tax classification for Fiscal Year 2022 at… Read more
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.
WOBURN - The City Council appears satisfied by the internal safety controls and hazardous material disposal protocols incorporated into plans for a proposed pharmaceutical manufacturing plant off of Cabot Road.
BURLINGTON - It may have been month since last discussing the proposed exterior hazardous waste storage container for the MilliporeSigma site, but the Planning Board remained as riled up as they were on Oct. 21.
READING - Town officials yesterday afternoon shuttered Pleasant Street Center for the rest of the week upon learning that an employee there recently contracted COVID-19.
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…
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.
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…
BURLINGTON - The currently vacant Lord & Taylor space could be getting in on the renovation act that has been taking place at Burlington Mall for the past two years.
WOBURN - A Boston-based developer recently proposed the creation of a new overlay district to facilitate the conversion of a Showcase Cinema parking lot into a research and life sciences campus.
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,”…
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.
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…
WOBURN - The City Council expressed continued doubts about a Boston’s developer’s proposal to construct a 250-unit apartment complex right by the East Woburn gateway into a restored New Boston Street bridge.
WINCHESTER - Town Meeting supported the recreation department’s ask for $25,000 to study replacing the current hot top basketball court at the Mystic School with a brand new sports court that could help expand programming at the recreation department.
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.
READING - The restaurant group that operates the Oye’s Chinese Restaurant and Bar off of Walker’s Brook Drive must compensate dozens of employees for nearly $165,000 in unpaid overtime wages, a US District Court judge ordered earlier this month.
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…
WOBURN - The City Council recently agreed to allow Burlington developer Robert Murray to rearrange the layout of two accessory buildings by the Villages at Winning Farm’s proposed pool area.
BURLINGTON - Light will continue to shine on the Burlington Sculpture Park after a donation of landscape lighting was formally approved by the Select Board.
WOBURN - The city’s COVID-19 indicators again crept higher for the fourth-straight week, according to data released by the state late last week.
WINCHESTER - It took some convincing but Town Meeting ultimately passed Article 28, to allocated $57,000 for architectural and engineering consulting services in order to eventually renovate the Carriage House so the town can move the school department’s central office there.
READING - Town Manager Robert LeLacheur yesterday revealed that the community hired veteran public health manager Adetokunbo Solarin as Reading’s first full-time public health director.
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.
WOBURN - With his tenure as an elected official quickly drawing to a close, City Council President Edward Tedesco brought two-of-three outdoor dining initiatives to the finish line earlier this week.
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 …
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…
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
WOBURN - State officials say a regional manpower crisis that hamstrung Woburn’s out-of-district transportation provider at the start of school in September has been resolved.
READING – Whether fulltime, part time, or shared with other communities, is it time for Reading to have a Sustainability Director? David Zeek, chair of the Climate Advisory Committee, says yes.
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…
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.”
BURLINGTON - Cambridge Street Animal Hospital recently earned unanimous approval from the Planning Board to locate in The Shoppes at Simonds Park.
WOBURN - After six months of deliberations, the City Council might this week finally be ready to codify the state’s outdoor dining regulations into Woburn’s zoning ordinances.
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…
WOBURN - With 129 new cases recorded within the city over the latest two-week reporting period, public health officials say Woburn’s COVID-19 indicators worsened based upon new data released yesterday.
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.
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.