STONEHAM - Town Administrator Dennis Sheehan last week ordered Town Hall operations to wind down to a skeleton-staff in light of the state's emergency order shutting down all non-essential businesses.
STONEHAM - Town Meeting on Monday night adopted a plastic bag ban that threatens local businesses with fines, should they continue to package up customer purchases in single-use plastic bags after May 1.
STONEHAM - Town Counsel Robert Galvin last week disputed the notion that the Select Board's public comment protocols violate citizens' First Amendment Rights, but he also strongly cautioned town leaders against silencing anyone criticizing government officials or expressing unpopular viewpoints.
STONEHAM - In one of the most rancorous confrontations in recent memory, Select Board members last week accused each other of using citizens as pawns in ugly attempts to either silence dissent or sabotage the reputation of town leaders.
STONEHAM, MA - State Representative Michael Day (D-Stoneham) easily fended off his third election challenge from Stoneham Selectman Caroline Colarusso during state elections on Tuesday.
STONEHAM - The 2017 Annual Report from the Public Employee Retirement System (PERAC) shows some good results from the past year for the town of Stoneham and some hopeful words from its Executive Director Joseph Connarton and commission members.
Much has been written about the iconic Montvale Plaza, and its impending sale. I would like to refresh, or introduce, to all interested, the origins of the Montvale Plaza and the glorious reputation it earned as being one of the first function halls of its kind to offer an elegant and fairy …
STONEHAM - Pitching an initiative he successfully implemented during his previous role as Swamspcott's CEO, Town Administrator Thomas Younger proposed a potential merger of the municipal and school system's facilities departments into a single entity.