The expanded market will be held at a new location, 51 Merrimack St., Saturdays through Oct. 27.
The expanded market will be held at a new location, 51 Merrimack St., Saturdays through Oct. 27.
The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce gave the awards to six seniors from Manchester Essex Regional, Rockport, and Gloucester high schools.
The city received a $34,419 through the state’s Community Compact Information Technology grant program.
The market, which runs from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, features more than 40 vendors selling a wide variety of locally produced food.
The deficit means increased class sizes and possibly the loss of programs such as band and chorus in the elementary schools and Grade 8 Spanish.
The Board of Health adopted regulations prohibiting smoking of any kind (cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaping, marijuana, cigars, etc.) at all six town-owned beaches.
The state recently selected four census tracts in Lynn to be considered for designation as federal “Opportunity Zones,” where people who reinvest unrealized capital gains get tax incentives.
Bicycle and pedestrian traffic will be detoured around the closed area, which stretches from Buena Vista Road to the Cambridge line, for about three months.
The city plans to use a $59,000 planning grant from MassHousing to study ways to help low-income residents.
The memorial at One Ellis Square will include a bronze, life-size statue of an 18-year-old waiting for the bus to take him to war.
David McKechnie of Beauport Financial Services in Gloucester and the Women’s Fund of Essex County received awards.
Two duplexes will be built, with three-bedroom units available to those who meet income requirements.
At upcoming public meetings, the transit authority will identify changes that would have a positive impact on people who rely on bus service every weekday.
Logan Park will be the site of the playground named for the victim of the Boston Marathon bombings.
The city will have access to capital grants to support housing and other economic development, and preferential treatment for many other state grant programs.
Joseph A. Curtatone is seeking approval from the Board of Aldermen for the city to acquire space at 90 Washington St.
Life Time Athletic Burlington is located in a three-story, 130,000 square foot building with an adjacent 42,000 square foot outdoor aquatic center.
The four recipients will be recognized at evening receptions in Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Rockport and at the chamber’s Small Business Week Luncheon.
Brian Belfiore has received the EMS Steward of the Community Award from Steward Health Care for helping a man who suffered a heart attack when shoveling during a January storm.
Last July, the group held a mural festival that brought 23 artists and more than 5,000 people to the downtown.
The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at Hormel Stadium, 90 Locust St.
The one-year, $400,000 Proposition 2½ debt exclusion to fix problems on Central Street passed by a 738-416 margin.
In the School Committee race, incumbent Joseph M. Wilkie Jr. and first-time candidate Susan C. Koufogazos won posts while incumbent Daniel J. O’Connell lost his seat.
The Proposition 2½ debt exclusion to support a single-elementary school passed, opening the door for future consideration after it first failed at Town Meeting.
The closure has resulted in a detour that impacts businesses and residents of Byfield and adjacent Georgetown.
The project involves a full replacement of the existing drawbridge, over which trains travel on the MBTA’s Newburyport/Rockport line.
Spruce Farm, to be located on Andover Street, would include 27 units, three of which will be affordable.
The budget approved includes the elimination of 14 special education assistants, a high school reading specialist, plus a custodian in each of the district’s five school buildings.
The grants, ranging from $60 to $2,400, support a wide range of programs, including a community art project at Emmaus. Inc., which helps the homeless and disadvantaged.
The group plans to begin projects in Andover and Salisbury this summer.
A debt exclusion — or temporary tax increase — seeking funding to build a new station passed at the May 13 town election by a 405-347 margin.
The stretch between the intersections of Route 133 and Interstate 495 may be reduced to one-way traffic at night and the Route 495 offramp may be temporarily closed.
A significant chance of thunder and lightning caused officials to cancel the annual event.
The public meeting on May 22 will help the city determine what steps to take to improve public access and enjoyment of Beverly Harbor and the east bank of the Bass River.
The session, set for 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, is one of a series of public meetings to solicit input into a multibillion update to MassDOT’s capital investment plan.
Town Meeting did support the establishment of an overlay district to allow sales of recreational marijuana.
Under the change, the rate is increasing from $16.90 to $19.90 per cubic feet.
Michael Foote and Keith Militello, former Rockport reserves, were appointed as full-time officers in 2017.
Through DRIVE, seven local child care organizations will undertake developmental screening of children under 5 to identify children who need services to prepare them for school.
He picked up 1,449 votes to 1,105 for Robert Fasulo in the contest between two first-time candidates.
The grants include $33,000 for the Mystic River Watershed Association’s restoration aimed at returning migrating fish such as herring.
The newcomer won a seat with 1,117 votes in a four-way race for two seats in the townwide election.
The project, in honor of resident Pete Frates, will provide a park and playground that exceeds federal standards for accessibilty to people with disabilities.
Effective July 1, paid parking hours will extend two hours from the current 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Somerville minibonds will be sold in $1,000 denominations and used to support projects such as building upgrades, park and library renovations, and street and sidewalk improvements.
Voters rejected a Proposition 2½ override to pay for the design, construction, and equipping of a new center at the town election Monday, May 7.
Edouard-Vincent, a Boston school administrator who grew up in Medford and now lives in Hyde Park, will succeed Roy Belson, who is retiring June 30 after 24 years.
The four-hour symposium will focused on the current impasse in addressing the problem in this country.
If the campaign reaches its goal of $12,500 by midnight June 1, the project will win a matching grant from MassDevelopment’s Commonwealth Places program.
Incumbent Joseph DiRocco Jr. is facing challenges from John Joyce and Philippe Thibault on the ballot Monday, May 7.
Now in its third year, the free event on Wednesday, May 9, is designed to raise awareness about the stigma and challenges people with substance abuse face.
If supported by a two-thirds majority at Town Meeting May 8, the plan also will need approval at the annual town election on May 15.
Free and open to all, the event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church.
The $20 million state-funded project involved reconstructing Rantoul Street from the Veterans Memorial Bridge to Gloucester Crossing.
In an attempt to help small businesses, a City Council subcommittee suggested an ordinance that would ban plastic bags only in stores larger than 3,000 square feet.
The $359,790 in additional property taxes now goes to a townwide vote Tuesday, May 8.
The city plans to evaluate candidates through an assessment center it will conduct this month that will include a written exam, in-person evaluations, and simulation exercises.
The $800,000 would be used for Salisbury’s portion of the $42.1 million Triton Regional School District budget.
The May 8 Town Meeting also will address rezoning a 117-acre parcel in the western part of town for multifamily elderly housing.
The Town of Newbury is looking into conflicting bylaws related to residents bringing their dogs to the public beach.
Whether to ban recreational marijuana stores in town is scheduled as part of the annual town election on May 15.
Local traffic only will have access to Middle Street between Garden Street and the bridge.
A municipal energy aggregation program allows Medford to contract with a supplier to provide power to all residents and businesses at a negotiated rate below what the utility would usually charge.
The coalition brings together agencies, organizations, community members, and survivors to work to reduce child abuse in Lynn and throughout the North Shore.
Michael S. Runyan and Joseph E. Morandi defeated two challengers in Burlington’s recent town election.
On April 28 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., residents can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at the Ipswich Middle/High School.
The state Department of Environmental Protection awarded the city $40,000 to participate in the agency’s Recycling IQ Kit, a program that educates residents on how to recycle properly.
Sea View Retreat will remain open after reaching an agreement on a payment plan to address the nursing facility’s user fee requirements.
The seat is open because Selectman Michael Champoux is retiring. Wilmington holds its annual town election on Saturday, April 28.
“The Art of the Cultural Council,” featuring selected works from residents, is the first show of four per year that will be on display.
By a unanimous vote of the City Council, Eileen Donoghue became the first woman to hold the post.
The plan includes converting the former Sears store into new shops and restaurants.
With the help of anonymous donors, the Cox Bridge has been outfitted with LED lighting that will highlight the architecture of the bridge.
The $683,000 grant is from the federal HOME Investment Partnership Program, which supports local affordable housing initiatives.
Denis Nadeau admitted to violating the conflict of interest law by intervening with neighbors and paid a $3,500 civil penalty.
A public discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Massachusetts building, 259 Lowell St.
Dick, a former School Committee member, topped the ticket with 1,308 votes, followed closely by Kratman with 1,229.
John Burrows, who was a member of the Planning Board at the time of the election, collected 1,048 votes to 895 for Daniel “Bubba” Goodwin.
Residents at the April 7 Town Meeting voted to put a referendum question on the town election ballot that would prohibit nonmedical marijuana establishments in town.
The finalists are Marice Edouard-Vincent, instructional superintendent for the Boston Public Schools; and Thomas Martellone, principal of Fiske Elementary School in Lexington.