Hearing tonight on water, sewer rates

Posted by on Jun 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Hearing tonight on water, sewer rates

Published in the June 14, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Tonight’s Town Council agenda includes a public hearing on the proposed FY 2022 water and sewer rates. Public Works Director Joseph Conway will present the new rates as recommended by the Advisory Board of Public Works. The Water and Sewer Divisions are self-sustaining enterprise departments. Their operations...

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Public Safety Building plans fine-tuned

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Public Safety Building plans fine-tuned

Published in the June 11, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA The designers of the soon-to-be expanded and renovated Public Safety Building recently went through the building one more time with members of the Police and Fire Departments to look at every single space and fine tune the project plans. Janet Slemenda of HKT Architects reported on that exercise at...

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CC&F project seen helping with Lake cleanup

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on CC&F project seen helping with Lake cleanup

Published in the June 10, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The $1.3 million that Cabot Cabot & Forbes has pledged to provide to the town for Lake improvement projects will go a long way toward accomplishing that goal, Town Engineer Bill Renault told the Zoning Board of Appeals last night. CC&F is seeking Special Permits from the...

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Traditional commencement exercises Friday at NRHS

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Traditional commencement exercises Friday at NRHS

Published June 10, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Commencement exercises for the 64th class to graduate from North Reading High School will be held on Friday, June 11 at 6:15 p.m. These graduates have plenty to celebrate and they have been anticipating this moment for months. The outdoor ceremony will begin with a processional of the graduating...

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Hot voters approve $80M operating budget, 32 warrant articles in 70 minutes

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Hot voters approve $80M operating budget, 32 warrant articles in 70 minutes

Published June 10, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The 161 voters attending last Saturday’s annual Town Meeting, held outdoors, were met with a scorching hot day on the Arthur J. Kenney turf field as temperature reach 90 degrees at the start of a four-day heat wave. The hot temperatures definitely contributed to the sprint to the finish...

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Ipswich River Community Chorus tribute concert to Nancy Ferretti

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Ipswich River Community Chorus tribute concert to Nancy Ferretti

Published June 10, 2021 NORTH READING — The Ipswich River Community Chorus (IRCC) is delighted to present an afternoon of free live music dedicated to renowned local music educator, performer and vocal coach Nancy Ferretti. The concert will be held on Saturday, June 19 at 4 p.m. at the gazebo at Ipswich River Park, 15 Central St., with a...

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Class of 2021 steps into the future

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Class of 2021 steps into the future

Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — Forecasted thunderstorms never materialized on Friday, June 4, allowing for an impressive celebration of Melrose High’s Class of 2021 in front of family and friends at Fred Green Memorial Field. From Ferdinand Eyong Akombi to Marissa Mae Zelten, 232 seniors took one of life’s steps during the annual MHS commencement exercise, which this year was...

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Weigh in on housing policy, development in Melrose

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Weigh in on housing policy, development in Melrose

Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE – Do you, your family, or your friends face challenges with housing in Melrose? Do you want to help shape the future of housing and residential development? The City of Melrose and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) ask you to join us and plan for a better housing future. We need your help...

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Brodeur plan would make park spaces inclusive, equitable, age-friendly

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Brodeur plan would make park spaces inclusive, equitable, age-friendly

Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — On Wednesday night, June 9, the City Council’s Appropriations Committee was scheduled to discuss an order advancing equity and access to recreation in Melrose by making a substantial investment in parks and infrastructure. Mayor Paul Brodeur’s #MelrosePlays Initiative includes provisions for three projects: an inclusive playground, critical improvements to the girls’ softball field...

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Resilient Class of 2021 soars into a bright future

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Resilient Class of 2021 soars into a bright future

Published June 9, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — In the aftermath of an incredibly challenging and daunting senior year, the Lynnfield High School Class of 2021 was able to celebrate its impressive accomplishments during commencement exercises on Friday, June 4. While the COVID-19 pandemic forced Lynnfield High to hold drive-up graduation and socially distant graduation ceremonies for the...

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Town Meeting is Saturday at LHS

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Town Meeting is Saturday at LHS

Published June 9, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — With COVID-19 virus regulations now lifted, Lynnfield Recreation will be offering summer trips for children once again. Lynnfield Rec was unable to hold its “Rec-Ventures” trips last summer due to the global pandemic, but the popular trips are back this year for children entering third grade and older. “Kids entering...

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Lynnfield Rec’s popular trips returning this summer

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Lynnfield Rec’s popular trips returning this summer

Published June 9, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — With COVID-19 virus regulations now lifted, Lynnfield Recreation will be offering summer trips for children once again. Lynnfield Rec was unable to hold its “Rec-Ventures” trips last summer due to the global pandemic, but the popular trips are back this year for children entering third grade and older. “Kids entering...

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