WINCHESTER – 20 feet below the Mystic River in Medford sits a 550-foot-long pipe Eversource recently installed that will eventually house a new 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line. This power line will not only enhance reliability for the overall electric system but will address the growing …
WAKEFIELD - The Town of Wakefield recently received a $50,000 earmark from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help create a community garden… Read more
The Reading Community Singers held their Holiday Dreams Concerts this past weekend with a variety of music including a sing-along lead by the group’s Director Beth Mosier. The concerts were held at the Old South United Methodist Church.
BURLINGTON – YU 66 Corporation, property owner at 1 Wheeler Road, earned approval from the Planning Board regarding a restoration project for the property that sits along Middlesex Turnpike.
STOW – State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Director David C. Evans announced the graduation of the 278th class of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s 50-day Career Recruit Firefighter Training Program on Dec. 5, 2019 including Taylor Balletto who…
WOBURN - The City Council earlier this week sanctioned a proposal to convert North Woburn's Tidd Home into an age-restricted apartment building for tenants over age 55.
The Christmas Spirit Lives at the popular Festival of Trees fundraiser for the Reading Education Foundation Held Dec, 7th at Parker Middle School. Co-chairs of the event in front of one of the trees to be raffled off are Andrea Nelson and (R) Laura O'Neill.
BURLINGTON – Following a design/build approach to construction, Erland Construction teamed up with ahp Architects to complete a 60,000-square-foot addition and 30,000-square-foot warehouse renovation to the Heilind Electronics headquarters in Wilmington.
READING – Want to sell something on electronic media but don’t want some unknown deviate showing up at your home? Don’t want to meet some wierdo somewhere to sell an item?
WINCHESTER - Town Comptroller Stacie Ward left the Select Board an update on the town’s budget through Oct. 31 at their latest meeting this week. She highlighted several areas within general fund revenue, general fund expenses, water & sewer, and recreation. They are:
WOBURN - The City Council could vote later this month to adopt a controversial zoning overlay district by Green Street that aims to encourage housing redevelopments on a handful of industrial sites by the old Boston & Maine Railroad tracks.
WINCHESTER - The Select Board voted unanimously to pay WinCAM from the town’s recently created PEG (Public, Education, Government) Access fund. WinCAM, the town’s local cable access provider, no longer get’s paid directly from Verizon; instead, the cable company pays the town, which in turn …
WOBURN - Ward 2 Alderman Richard Gately Tuesday night blasted his colleagues for refusing to immediately sanction several exterior modifications to the ready-to-open Woburn Armory redevelopment outside Woburn Center.
Burbank Ice Arena celebrated their 25th anniversary November 30, with a "Sierra Mist Toast" to the memory of Nelson Burbank, a ballon drop and skating including a performance by Jordan Talty, (L) a 16-year old Junior at RMHS who is a U.S. Excel Intermediate Ladies Champion. and Elizabeth How…
WINCHESTER - In what could be record time, mostly due to the inclement weather, the Select Board approved a tax factor of 1.0. This means there won’t be a tax shift onto commercial property owners; they’ll pay the same tax rate as residential property owners (minus Ch. 110 which adds a few e…
The dedication of the Camille Anthony Clock at the train depot near the base of Haven Street occured Friday, Seated in wheelchair is her husband, Bill, with family members and participating officials (L-R) Jessica, Julie, and Jill Anthony: Angela Binda, State Rep. Brad Jones, Meghan Young, J…
WAKEFIELD – Plummer Youth Promise has expanded its operations with a new 1,638-square-foot office suite at 50 Audubon Road, a Cummings Properties-managed building in Wakefield.
WINCHESTER - A cold and snowy night didn’t stop the Select Board from meeting (minus members Michael Bettencourt and Amy Shapiro who phoned in) or members of the energy community from attending and giving an energy report.
As our Assistant Town Manager, Jean’s job centers on the ability to lead the Public Services Department (PSD). The PSD is a multi-faceted department with a staff of 35 people employed in Planning and Economic Development, Conservation, Historical and Building (Community Development) as well …
WOBURN - Ending a five-month long administrative hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) recently overturned a cease-and-desist order by allowing a Connecticut developer to fulfill crushed rock orders directly from the Ledges at Woburn site.
WINCHESTER - The Winchester Public Library (WPL) wants the community’s input in making the library a better place for all. If you have visited their website lately you will see a short survey that takes about 10 minutes to complete and allows your voice to be heard.
READING – When you’re growing up, lunch is a ubiquitous part of the school experience. It’s usually one of the highlights of the day for a student, especially if the food is good.
READING – The Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce’s 28th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration will take place on Sunday, December 1, from 2:00 - 4:30 pm at the Reading Town Common.
WINCHESTER - On Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Winchester High School there was an MBTA public meeting on the Winchester Center Station improvements. State Senator Jason Lewis started the public meeting by stating that the Winchester Center Station was built in the 1950s but has fallen into a stat…
WOBURN - Veterans Services Director Larry Guiseppe recently initiated preliminary talks about housing homeless veterans within new apartments proposed for North Woburn's historic Tidd Home.
WOBURN - School officials will likely soon announce the hiring of a new "family and community engagement liaison" as the district tries to bridge acknowledged communication issues with an increasingly diverse population of local families.
BURLINGTON – Parents of Burlington students filled the School Committee room to express their opinions on addressing the surging capacity issues in the district’s elementary schools.
WINCHESTER - There’s a famous poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge that contains the couplet “Water, water everywhere/nor any drop to drink” about a sailor stranded at sea surrounded by salt water that he cannot drink.
BURLINGTON – AMC Burlington Cinema 10, located at 20 South Avenue, off Middlesex Turnpike, earned approval from the Board of Selectmen to extend their operating hours in December.
WINCHESTER - The Select Board discussed the possibility of erecting a “Do Not Enter” sign at the top of Stone Avenue near the Muraco School at the recommendation of Town Engineer Beth Rudolph. This would limit the traffic onto Bates Road where the school is located. She suggested doing this …
BURLINGTON – Residential and commercial tax rates are set for another modest increase after the Board of Selectmen unanimously approved the tax classification for Fiscal Year 2020 at its meeting last night.
WOBURN - The Woburn License Commission has given a green light to Arena WL LLC for a new amusement Center in West Woburn at 350 Cambridge Road in Horn Pond Plaza.
READING – Town meeting Thursday November 21, voted without dissent to name the lighted softball field in the Birch Meadow complex Frank Driscoll Field. Driscoll was a former youth softball leader, Reading Veterans Agent and 25 year member of the Reading Fire Department who died last year. T…
WOBURN - The city’s election from Tuesday, November 5, continued this morning with a recount - or more accurately a “recanvass” procedure at the City Clerk’s office.
BOSTON – The Middlesex County Bar Association recently honored Representative Michael S. Day with its Legislator of the Year award. Rep. Day, who serves as the Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary in the Massachusetts Legislature, accepted the award from Middlesex County Bar As…
Andrea Fiorillo was recently appointed Head of Research and Reader Services for the Reading Public Library (RPL). She has been with RPL for 8 years and her background as well as experience make her ideally suited for her new responsibilities. Her job incorporates a variety of tasks including…
WOBURN - After initially refusing to sanction any international excursions or overnight field trips this year, the School Committee this week indicated it may revisit that hardline stance.
WOBURN - Unconvinced the developer can meet his own revised timeline, the Planning Board last night granted a brief one-month extension for a six-house subdivision off of Wood Street.
READING – Superintendent of Schools John Dohertyat the November 12th Town Meeting announced the winners of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Award for Academic and Community Excellence. He made the announcement as part of his annual State of the School Address to Town Meeting.
BURLINGTON – Verizon Wireless recently earned approval from the Planning Board regarding its special permit to install rooftop antennas atop Wegmans Food Market at 53 Third Avenue in Northwest Park.