WINCHESTER - Jenn Goldson, AICP, from JM Goldson LLC, presented an update to the Winchester Master Plan to the Planning Board this week. In it, she descried an overview of the project purpose, some key concepts (vision, goals and strategies), the project scope and schedule, results of Phase …
READING – Continuing his “Community Conversations” discussion series, Senator Jason Lewis is pleased to host an upcoming conversation on policy strategies to address climate change with emerging green technology.
WOBURN - The City Council recently sanctioned a Cambridge resident's proposal to open a new exotic car storage facility in an industrial building on Sonar Drive.
(Eds. note: the following article, which ran in Tuesday's edition (Oct. 22) of the Daily Times Chronicle, is inaccurate. It references warrant articles from the Fall 2014 Town Meeting. The Daily Times Chronicle regrets any confusion and apologizes for the error.)
BURLINGTON – With the district’s Dual Enrollment Program becoming more popular than ever at Burlington High School (BHS), the time was right for the School Committee to hear its an annual update on the state of the program.
BOSTON - Representative Michael S. Day (D-Stoneham) and the Massachusetts House of Representatives recently passed a supplemental budget allowing the Commonwealth to increase the balance of its “Rainy Day Fund” to $3.2 billion, continue to improve mental health services, increase investments…
WOBURN - With the petitioner available to explain the nature of his request, the City Council solved a mystery over the submission of a special permit request from a Montvale Avenue mechanic.
BURLINGTON – Speedy oil changes are coming to town after the Planning Board approved two special permits and a site plan last night that will see Valvoline Instant Oil Change locate at 118 Cambridge Street.
WOBURN - Fulfilling the predictions of city officials and neighborhood abutters, local businessman Stephen Braese recently introduced a proposal to convert the majority of the Century 21 North East building off of Pleasant Street into apartments.
WINCHESTER - Traveling to sanctuary farms all over the country, Isa Leshko creates poignant photographs of animals that have been rescued from enduring situations. Her passion to shed light on factory farms and their negative effects on animals is what drives her work. Leshko attempts to bri…
READING – Reading is under consideration to host the 2020 Town Forest Conference as part of the 90th anniversary celebration of the Reading Town Forest. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) organizes annual Town Forest Conferences in different towns each year to …
BURLINGTON – A site plan proposal was recently presented to the Planning Board that, if approved, would see an existing hardware business in town relocated to Bedford Street.
WOBURN - Frustrated by the City Council's refusal to jointly tackle concerns about a proposed overlay district by the South End side of Woburn Center, the Planning Board recently trashed the current version of a proposed Railway Overlay District (ROD).
Saint Joseph's School in Wakefield held a toy drive for the Ronald McDonald House of Rhode Island. The students collected items that will help entertain patients and their families during their stay. This terrific organization supported Saint Joseph's School's Grade 6 student Thomas Pote and…
BURLINGTON – AMC Burlington Cinema 10, located at 20 South Avenue, off Middlesex Turnpike, earned approval from the Board of Selectmen regarding a request to provisionally alter its alcohol policy.
WOBURN - A custom auto parts manufacturer hopes to expand his business holdings on Sonar Drive by opening a new exotic car storage facility in the industrial zone.
WOBURN - A Boston developer's plans for a massive redevelopment of the old Atlantic Gelatin site off Montvale Avenue by I-93 recently cleared a significant environmental regulatory hurdle.
BURLINGTON – Town officials recently presented the Board of Selectmen with a rundown of the proposed 2020 health insurance rates for current and retired town employees, which saw the members approve rate increases no higher than 3 percent across the board for active employees.
WOBURN - Rep. Michelle Ciccolo, D. represents a wide swarth of the west side of Woburn and the South End (Wards 7 and 1) at the statehouse as well as the town of Lexington.
WINCHESTER - Discover the (real) secret life of bees! Find out what an ocean robot does, or see super-resolution microscopy in action. The experts on these and other science-rich subjects are among the featured speakers at Acera School’s free 2019 Innovator Symposium. The event will also fea…
WOBURN - The City Council recently accepted a request from CVS officials to continue a public hearing regarding the pharmacy chain's planned takeover of the former Walgreen's building in the South End.
READING — Austin Prep has nearly cleared the final hurdle towards beginning work on its planned $3 million overhaul of its lower athletic fields. The project has received approval from both the Community Planning and Development Commission and Conservation Commission, and now must go through…
BURLINGTON – Speedy oil changes may soon be coming to town after the Planning Board recently opened public hearings that would allow Valvoline Instant Oil Change to locate at 118 Cambridge Street.
WINCHESTER - Toole Design Group updated the Select Board on two projects concerning the McCall Middle School: Main Street at Washington Street and Mystic Valley Parkway at Waterfield Road.
READING — Tom Bergendahl knew his property was due for some updates. The four-unit building at the corner of Green Street and Elliott Street dated back to the early 20th century, and when the property manager explored his options, he quickly determined that drastic measures were necessary.
BOSTON – On Thursday, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed the Student Opportunity Act, an unprecedented $1.5 billion new investment in Massachusetts K-12 public education. This legislation ensures public schools have adequate resources to provide high-quality education to students ac…
BURLINGTON – The School Committee recently awarded a 5-year bus transportation contract to Trombly Motor Coach Service, Inc. at an annual cost of $2.1 million, resulting in a $216,381 savings in the fiscal year 2020 Operating Budget.
WINCHESTER - Marnee Walsh of Winchester is getting ready to light up the stage on Oct. 12, 2019 at the North Shore Music Theatre as part of an upcoming theatrical performance, A Million Dreams, to benefit cancer research at Massachusetts General Hospital.
WINCHESTER - Sarah McBride, a 29-year-old progressive transgender activist and successful author, gave a compelling and eye-opening talk on Monday, Sept. 30 at Winchester High School. McBride attended WHS to promote her memoir which was released in March of 2018 titled Tomorrow Will Be Diffe…
WOBURN - The City Council will later this month convene a nuisance hearing regarding a Garfield Avenue home that has reportedly proven a trouble spot on several occasions over the past decade.
BURLINGTON – Fresh off residential solar energy becoming permissible under Town Zoning Bylaw 10.9 in 2018, the Planning Board was presented with such a plan for the first time, and it was on a much larger scale than they anticipated.
WOBURN - With the development bogged down in yet another legal dispute, the city's Planning Board recently agreed to extend the proposed completion date for a 10-lot subdivision off of Highview Road in the city's West Side.
BURLINGTON – Verizon Wireless recently appeared before the Planning Board with a special permit to install rooftop antennas atop Wegmans Food Market at 53 Third Avenue in Northwest Park.
ARLINGTON — The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) applauds the extraordinary progress being made to revitalize and connect public greenways along the Mystic River and its tributaries. Since breaking ground in 2016, the Encore Boston Harbor casino has been the highest profile project…
READING – The Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce will host a Family Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday, October 15th from 5 – 8 PM in the Beantown section of Jordan’s Furniture, 50 Walker’s Brook Drive in Reading, located in the front of the store. This family friendly event will fea…
WOBURN - Elm Street area residents in North Woburn fear the proposed conversion of Elm Street's historic Tidd Home into an apartment complex will result in a host of negative parking and traffic impacts.
BURLINGTON – The Board of Selectmen adhered to a request from the Department of Public Works (DPW) to enact a full outdoor water ban, starting Monday, Sept. 30.
BURLINGTON – The B-Line, the longtime Burlington Public Transit service, isn’t amassing the same ridership it did a decade ago, so the town is moving forward with a pilot program ride sharing option for the next year.