READING - A new voice will join in the discussion of the Auburn Street water tower, Reading Town Clerk Laura Gemme.
BURLINGTON - The town’s COVID-19 statistics continue to go in the right direction with decreased cases for the seventh straight week. Read more
WOBURN - Local Superintendent Dr. Matthew Crowley joined with regional colleagues yesterday to criticize Education Commissioner Jeffery Riley’s sudden autocratic pivot towards a full resumption of a traditional in-person instruction model next month.
READING – Pending successful contract negotiations the arrival of new Reading School Superintendent of Schools Thomas Milaschewski is an eagerly awaited event. Following his selection February 11th on a 5-1 vote of the School Committee, board chair Chuck Robinson notified Milaschewski of his…
WAKEFIELD - Congratulations to Wakefield Memorial High School for earning a place in High School Quiz Show Season 12’s Wild Card match-up! This will be the school’s first appearance ever on the show. Wakefield Memorial High School will face The Homeschoolers, the first-ever team of homeschoo…
WINCHESTER - Winchester welcomed new Police Chief Daniel O’Connell who was sworn in on Feb. 22. He has been with the Winchester Police Department since 2000 when he entered the Police Academy. He graduated from Saint Anselm College with a BA in Criminal Justice.
WOBURN - The City Council recently shipped a proposed doggie day care ordinance off to committee after a Planning Board proposal to require a special permit for all such future uses proved untenable.
READING - RMHS Principal Kate Boynton will reportedly accept a job as the top administrator at Nashoba Regional High School (NRHS), according to local school officials and media reports.
BURLINGTON – School officials are continuing to take the necessary steps to address the bygone HVAC system at Burlington High School (BHS).
WINCHESTER - The screening committee to find a new, interim Superintendent of Winchester Public Schools narrowed the choices down to two. After interviews via Zoom, the School Committee said they had two high quality candidates. One candidate stood out, however, for his experience and leader…
WOBURN - The city’s School Committee this week will begin considering the obstacles standing in the way to a return to a traditional in-person learning format at local schools.
WINCHESTER - At the end of July, Winchester officially dumped the Sachem name and logo due to many within the Native American community finding its use demeaning and condescending.
BURLINGTON – Island Creek Oyster Bar (ICOB) is receding back into the deep blue sea after a recent name change to its location in The District Burlington was unanimously approved by the Board of Selectmen.
As a dedicated student to school, athletics, and bettering the community, Dan has made a substantial impact. Perseverance and ambition are his two core values. He takes these into everything that he does, school, sports, work, and service. Many know him as a good friend, person and student. …
Those who know Rachel best, know her as a thoughtful and funny person. Those that don’t know her, still see a friendly face throughout the hallways and town. For four years, Rachel has been an avid member of the Reading Memorial High School Community, participating in many different clubs an…
WOBURN - The city's aldermen recently advised representatives from a Waltham-based solar energy producer that they need extra time to scrutinize plans for a sprawling solar farms at the Industri-Plex site in North Woburn.
WINCHESTER - Angel Rodriguez from the MBTA stopped by the latest Select Board meeting this week to discuss the Winchester Center Commuter Rail Station project. He informed the board he met with the town’s delegation last week and held a public meeting on Tuesday in regards to upcoming demoli…
WOBURN - The Downtown Storefront Sign and Facade Program directed by the Woburn Redevelopment Authority is moving along with funds still available for downtown property owners and businesses.
WAKEFIELD – The Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth (MPY) is proud to announce that 10 students from across the state have been chosen as top winners for this year's poster project.
WINCHESTER - The Network for Social Justice wants non-citizens to have the right to vote in local elections in Winchester. They argue that these residents pay taxes in Winchester and many sit on boards and committees. They requested the Select Board sponsor a warrant article for town meeting.
WOBURN - Though the petitioner still needs to submit a site drainage plan, the City Council recently extended a conditional approval of a local contractors' proposal to erect a new mixed-use building on the edge of downtown.
WOBURN - With Ward 5 Alderman Darlene Mercer-Bruen's blessing, the City Council recently sanctioned Safelite Auto Glass' proposed takeover of the former JN Phillips building off of Wildwood Avenue.
WINCHESTER – The characters which award-winning author Edward Hamlin creates may spring from various wells of inspiration, but for his new novel several have reached out to his imagination from Winchester, specifically the Sanborn House, home of his ancestors.
BURLINGTON - SiPhox will be occupying the space at 111 Terrace Hall Avenue after earning approval from the Planning Board for six special permits.
WOBURN - The percentage of residents testing positive for COVID-19 fell to its lowest level since the beginning of November, according to a community-level outbreak report released yesterday.
WINCHESTER - As time ticks by and Winchester gets closer to spring Town Meeting in late April/early May, Town Manager Lisa Wong’s budget continues to take shape. As of now, she projects a $136.3M budget.
BURLINGTON - The Lahey Clinic Foundation, Inc. earned a long-awaiting approval during the most recent Planning Board meeting capping off the final aspect of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s massive expansion project that began over six years ago.
For the past four years, Dan has immersed and devoted his time to his academics and athletics at Reading Memorial High School, landing positions and grades that are well deserved. Dan is a friendly face in the Reading community, whose passions include sports, volunteering, and spending quali…
Joanna Coram is an incredible student, kind friend, and amazing person who has made a mark on the school, community and town. Her academic achievements are noteworthy and worthy of recognition, but more importantly her kindness has made her stand out among the crowd. Her friends and family s…
WINCHESTER - The Parish of the Epiphany warmly accepted new Rector Reverend Nicholas Myers whose first Sunday was on Jan. 17. Reverend Myers recently moved to the south side of Winchester with his family from Littleton, Colorado in South Denver. He and his family moved to Winchester to join …
WOBURN - Ward 4 Alderman Joseph Demers earlier this week admitted the library shakeup proposed at the outset of this month by Mayor Scott Galvin is tellingly drastic.
BURLINGTON – South American restaurant, Fogo de Chão, is continuing to finalize paperwork for the transfer process to receive Besito’s liquor license.
WINCHESTER - The Select Board gave the green light to changes made by Recreation Director Nick Cacciolfi to the town’s field policy. The recreation director said changes hadn’t been made since 2013 and the old document contained some outdated practices and confusing language.
WOBURN - The city's second COVID-19 wave continues to dissipate at a promising rate as the percentage of citizens testing positive for the viral infection dropped to the lowest level since early November, according to recent state reports.
WINCHESTER - Thanks to the work of the Climate Action Advisory Committee, the Select Board authorized the town to apply for a MassEVIP grant for two high speed charging stations for electric vehicles and the spots to place the stations: Skillings Field parking lot and/or Shore Road.
WAKEFIELD - Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Wakefield has welcomed the Rev. Stephanie Chase Bradbury as Interim Priest. Her appointment by the church’s vestry follows the departure of the Rev. Matthew P. Cadwell, Ph.D., after 12 years of ministry in Wakefield.
WOBURN - The local library's top brass resigned under protest on Tuesday afternoon, while just hours later, the City Council unanimously endorsed a reform package that would empower Mayor Scott Galvin to hire and fire the department's library director.
READING - The Reading Public Library Foundation (RPLF) recently announced the appointment of Mrs. Stephanie Filipski as its newest Director. Stephanie offers a very unique combination of high-level quality engineering experience to her employer SimpliSafe, with a community commitment advanci…
BURLINGTON – A Conservation Restriction was formally approved by the Board of Selectmen and will now head to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
WINCHESTER - Due to COVID-19, the town plans to bring outdoor dining back in the spring. According to Select Board Chair Michael Bettencourt, restaurant owners and residents have interest in outdoor dining.
WOBURN - The City Council recently authorized a minor modification to a special permit issued to electric carmaker Telsa to construct a bank of charging stations in the parking lot of Commerce Way's Target store.
BURLINGTON - For the twelfth year in a row, the School Committee unanimously approved School Choice spots at Burlington High School (BHS) for the 2021-22 year.
WOBURN - The aldermen recently revisited its January issuance of a first class sales license to a Four Corners car dealership after City Council President Lindsay Higgins realized the local business recently agreed to pay a $1 million fine for unemployment fraud.
READING - Acton-Boxborough school officials recently named RMHS Principal Kate Boynton as a top contender for a job opening at the district’s regional high school.
READING – Three finalists have been selected in the search for a new Reading Superintendent of Schools. The candidates are Arlington High School Principal Dr. Matthew Janger, Tom Milaschewski, a Doctoral Candidate at Harvard and School Supt. in residence for the Medford Public Schools, and P…
To the RMHS community, Domenic is a leader, teammate and friend. He is a very outgoing and open person who values the relationships he has with fellow classmates. His work as captain of the RMHS Varsity Football team has shown his dedication, hard work and effort.
The dedication and devotion Marisa has shown to the Reading Community over the past four years has made her an example of success to the students of RMHS. Those who know her recognize her as being an encouraging and motivating classmate, but more importantly a friendly face. Marisa shows the…
WOBURN - City officials will retain traffic, runoff, and water and sewer infrastructure specialists to review various mitigation components of a proposed 445-unit housing complex in North Woburn by the future New Boston Street bridge.