WOBURN - The city's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) will soon continue talks over a Connecticut developer's plans to distribute crushed stone and gravel to buyers traveling to the Ledges at Woburn site at 1042 Main St.
BURLINGTON – Pedestrians frequenting the Landlocked Forest trails will have dry feet, thanks to a wooden walkway that is set to be erected on one of the muddier trails.
WINCHESTER - HeatSmart is a community-based education program that uses group purchasing to help drive down the cost for residential and small-scale commercial installations of clean heating and cooling technologies. Vetted installers provide quality equipment and installation and, along wit…
WOBURN - The City Council recently sanctioned Mayor Scott Galvin's proposed $3.3 million capital budget for FY'20, which will slate significant funding for fire department equipment upgrades and for the demolition of the old Plympton School.
BURLINGTON - The Board of Selectmen soundly rejected a proposal to allow the Shell gas station convenient store at 61-63 Middlesex Turnpike to have the ability to sell beer and wine.
WINCHESTER - The McCall Middle School projects in Phase I and II will add classrooms and expand the cafeteria as well as fix the athletic rooms. The town passed a debt-exclusion override to pay for the work and the Capital Planning Committee asked if any additional funds, should they exist, …
WOBURN - Mayor Scott Galvin yesterday marched one-step closer to capturing a record-setting sixth term by easily winning the top spot in a three-way Preliminary Election, but political newcomer Elizabeth Pedrini still stands in the incumbent's way.
BOSTON - On September 5th Governor Charlie Baker nominated Attorney Karen E. Hennessy of Reading as Associate Justice of the Juvenile Court. Attorney Hennessy has 17 years of family law experience in the public and private sectors.
WOBURN - Leery South End abutters joined with Ward 2 Alderman Richard Gately in challenging CVS Pharmacy's proposed leasing takeover of its largest competitor's retail outlet by Main and Fowle Streets.
WAKEFIELD - Boys and Girls Clubs of Stoneham and Wakefield members met with Boston Bruins Goalie Tuukka Rask (3rd from left) on Tuesday, September 3, as they concluded their Summer golf camp.
Beth Leavitt was appointed Principal of our Barrows Elementary School last year and has just started her second year guiding her faculty, staff and students with parental support in a world becoming increasingly technological.
WINCHESTER - After two months of back-and-forth, Town Manager Lisa Wong, along with Town Counsel, reached an agreement with electronic scooter company Skinny Labs Inc. d/b/a Spin. Last night, the Select Board formally approved an electric scooter share program agreement with the company.
BURLINGTON – The updated plans for the new Department of Public Works (DPW) and Parks & Recreation Department facilities on Great Meadow Road earned unanimous approval from the Planning Board.
WOBURN – The City Council recently empowered Mayor Scott Galvin to accept an easement for traffic mitigation in East Woburn by Washington, Salem, and Cedar Streets.
BURLINGTON – A revised parking plan for the Human Services Building at 61 Center St. will be back in front of the Planning Board on Oct. 3.
WINCHESTER - The En Ka Society is a volunteer non-profit organization comprised of women in Winchester. The Society’s objective is to provide aid, through volunteer services and through raising funds, for local charities, non-profit organizations and other groups that serve the people of Win…
WOBURN – The City Council last night granted Verizon Wireless permission to attach a new small-cell antenna to a utility pole on New Boston Street, but not before hinging the approval upon the company’s provision of a favorable structural integrity report.
Representatives from The Savings Bank enjoyed the ice cream served by Honey Dew owner Derek Robertson (back left) and his associate Gabby Denardo during the recent summer outing hosted by the Wakefield Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce. Enjoying the evening were Lynnfield and South Lynnfield Bra…
READING - School Chief Financial Officer Gail Dowd and other members of the school administration reported on the start of school Wednesday August 28th, during the meeting of the School Committee Thursday August 29.
WINCHESTER - Do you have a rat problem? The Town of Winchester recently released some information on the town website (www.winchester.us) pertaining to rats and how to prevent them from making their way onto your property.
READING - In conjunction with the start of school on Wednesday the School Committee has issued a statement regarding the status of the leave of absence taken by School Superintendent John Doherty on June 28.
WOBURN - CVS Pharmacy plans to move into the same South End premises on Main Street that will reportedly be vacated by major competitor Walgreen's Pharmacy.
BOSTON – Yesterday, Governor Charlie Baker nominated Attorney William M. White Jr. of Winchester as Associate Justice of the Superior Court. Attorney White has 35 years of legal experience in the public and private sectors.
READING — The Daily Times Chronicle has learned of the death of Reading benefactor Nelson Burbank, on August 29, at age 98. The unassuming financial supporter of many town projects, World War II veteran and 95-year resident of Reading is undoubtably the Town of Reading’s greatest philanthrop…
WINCHESTER - At their most recent meeting, the Winchester Select Board discussed the best way to use the $1M linkage payment from the developer of Winning Farm.
WOBURN - City Council President Michael Anderson this week voiced continued apprehension about encouraging the construction of dense housing complexes along Commerce Way and other areas of the community.
WINCHESTER - On Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Vinson-Owen Elementary School Library at 75 Johnson Road in Winchester, MassDOT will hold a design public hearing to discuss proposed improvements at the Vinson-Owen Elementary School concerning the Safe routes to School project in Winchester.
READING - After three years of exhaustively cataloging and testing every public water source in town, officials have completed a major lead and copper testing initiative and determined that all public schools and buildings have safe drinking water.
WOBURN - City officials and area citizens face a Sept. 20 deadline for offering feedback about Leggat McCall's latest environmental filing as it attempts to obtain state permits for its proposed Atlantic Gelatin site redevelopment.
The Scholarship Foundation (TSF) of Wakefield has announced that it will hold its 34th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Bear Hill Golf Club in Stoneham.
Emelia Attridge was recently called as the new Pastor of our First Congregational Church succeeding the Rev. Lisa Stedman who served with distinction in that capacity for 9 years before accepting broader responsibilities for the United Church of Christ throughout New England.
WINCHESTER - The Select Board approved the sale of the $8,845,000 General Obligation Municipal Purpose Loan of 2019 for McCall Middle School Phase II and Wildwood Street drainage to Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. at the price of $9,481,429.41 including accrued interest.
WOBURN - In an unusual change-of-heart, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) last week granted a Border Street landowner permission to build a two-and-a-half story residence by the Winchester line.
BURLINGTON - English Language Learner (ELL) instructors in the school district will now have a coordinator after the School Committee unanimously approved the creation of a new position.
READING - The Reading Fall Street Faire 5k Race will take place at Washington Park, 100 Washington Street, at 8:30 am on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The race takes place before the 11th annual Reading Fall Street Faire festivities, which begin at noon.
WINCHESTER - Richard Nadel, a resident of Maple Road (off Forest Street), came by the Select Board’s meeting this week to alert the members to an issue involving large deliveries from Winchester Hospital in his neighborhood and the noise those deliveries can create, especially during the ear…
As the Town of Reading celebrates it 375th birthday, now is a good time to pause and reflect on those things that have been here the longest. As in any New England town, it is the cemeteries, burying grounds, graveyards and gravestones themselves that bear silent witness to the years. Readin…
WOBURN - A Boston developer secured just enough City Council support to shield a proposed elderly housing complex at the old Kraft Foods site from the application of the community's affordable housing mandates.
WOBURN - More than a year after first announcing his plans to save the historic Tidd Home, West Street resident John Flaherty recently became the first local landowner to file a special permit application under Woburn's new historic property preservation ordinances.
WINCHESTER - DPW Director Jay Gill and new Transfer Station Coordinator Nick Parlee (taking over for the recently retired Norm Doucette) updated the Select Board on commercial hauler rates. Gill started by reminding the board the town’s solid waste contract with Covanta expires next June.
The Wakefield Farmers Market brings local farm fare, specialty foods, and artisan products to Hall Park (next to Veterans Field, GPS 468 North Ave Wakefield MA) each Saturday through October 12, 2019.
WOBURN - Absentee ballots are available for all eligible voters citywide for the Municipal Preliminary Election State Election to be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. The deadline for filing an application for an absentee ballot in the office of the City Clerk is Monday, September 9, 2019…