Local ban on pot shops appears safe

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the July 21, 2017 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — It now appears certain that recreational marijuana will not be sold in Wakefield. Town Clerk Betsy Sheeran was notified last week that Massachusetts Attorney General...

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Hate-free zone

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the July 20, 2017 edition. By MARK SARDELLA Hate has no home here. There. I said it. I am now officially a good person. I’m considering adopting it as the permanent tagline for my column so that people will know that this is...

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Revere man facing motor vehicle charges

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off

Published in the July 20, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — A 19-year-old Revere man faces a slew of motor vehicle violations as well as drug charges after his car was stopped by police on Farm Street last night. According to police, Officer...

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Man charged with OUI, resisting arrest after crash

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the July 20, 2017 edition NORTH READING – North Reading Police arrested a man over the weekend on numerous charges after he was allegedly involved in four separate motor vehicle crashes. Joel Mann, 25, of East Boston,...

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Volunteers return from Maine service trip

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the July 20, 2017 edition By BILL LAFORME NORTH READING – Members of North Reading’s Aldersgate Methodist Church have returned from their annual service trip to help people in need in northern Maine. Pastor Rachel...

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Town still in talks over Andover water supply

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the July 20, 2017 edition BY BILL LAFORME NORTH READING – Andover has continued working in recent weeks to convince North Reading to remain as a drinking water customer, despite plans for the town to join the Massachusetts...

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Four Corners Music Festival bands announced

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the July 21, 2017 edition MELROSE — Music will fill the air on Saturday, July 29 as the fifth annual Melrose Four Corners Music Festival will take place from 3-8 p.m. at 360 Lynn Fells Parkway. The festival will feature two...

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Summer Stroll returns July 28

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the July 21, 2017 edition MELROSE — The fifth annual Summer Stroll: An Adult Evening on Main Street, sponsored by the Melrose Chamber of Commerce and the city of Melrose, will take place on Friday, July 28. Residents are...

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AG proposes updates to Open Meeting Law

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the July 21, 2017 edition BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey has announced that her office has proposed updates to the Open Meeting Law (OML) regulations to increase transparency and make the law easier to follow and...

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Reid’s Ride shatters records raising over $220K

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the July 19, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD — With a day that dawned with clear skies and perfect weather for a bike ride, more than 420 cyclists set out from Lynnfield High School early Sunday for a 28-mile bike ride to Gloucester...

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Selectmen vote 2-1 to amend MarketStreet sewer agreement

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the July 19, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD —The Board of Selectmen held a special meeting Monday morning during which a majority of the board voted to amend the MWRA Supplemental Sewer Agreement governing the...

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Lynnfield Library wait-listed for construction grant

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the July 19, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD – The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) voted to place the Lynnfield Public Library on a wait-list for a provisional construction grant.  The grant is part of the...

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