The state senator will serve his fourth term as Minority Leader.
The state senator will serve his fourth term as Minority Leader.
A discussion of “Haverhill Treasures: Old, New, Next!” will be held March 6.
Volunteers will be serving meals at a local soup kitchen, visiting nursing homes, and performing other community work on Monday, Jan. 16.
Somerville residents can attend two public hearings to offer their input on projects applying for funding in 2017.
Students were asked to photograph people or objects that represented the themes of diversity and/or library patronage.
Designed by Cambridge-based Soofa, the bench will provide free, solar-powered charging for mobile devices.
Nomination papers are now available in the town clerk’s office for moderator, selectmen, library trustee, the Municipal Light Board, and School Committee.
A Jan. 24 Special Town Meeting will vote on buying 30.6 acres of the Pony Express Farm on Candlewood Road.
Janet Eppoliti and Cheryl Martin want to deepen their knowledge during a trip to Poland.
“We started our lives together and we are so lucky to be ending our lives together,” said Mary Cena, 92.
The 13-member panel will review applications and recommend finalists to the School Committee.
Joseph A. Curtatone will review the city’s recent accomplishments and the challenges it faces going forward at 6 p.m. Jan. 9 at City Hall.
Senator Edward J. Markey will serve as keynote speaker at an interfaith and historic celebration at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the First Congregational Church.
The library has launched a new online-only exhibition about Sutton and the $20,000 contribution she made to the library in 1866.
Matt Coogan received a Leading by Example Award for clean energy and conservation initiatives.
Stefania Gallo previously worked as a biologist with the state Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Lori Abrams Berry, who turned the center into the largest provider of primary health care and behavioral health services in Lynn, is retiring.
The repaving will be done along the older, original section, which runs from the Cambridge line east to Cedar Street.
For 2017, the group will focus on what if any improvements might be needed to the accessibility of public buildings and accommodations in Revere.
Sean Fitzgerald of Peabody is expected to be Swampscott’s next town administrator.
Rick Smith will serve as vice chairman of the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Task Force to Address Global Violence Against Law Enforcement.
Officer Timothy Barrett received the Traffic Safety Hero of the Year award, and Officer David Savio was issued the AAA Gold Award.
The proposed $6.5 million project narrowly missed the required two-thirds majority at a Special Town Meeting held on Oct. 18.
The committee will help steer a two-year process that will have long-term impacts on the town’s future growth and sustainability.
At least one stairwell and the garage’s two elevators — which will operate 24 hours a day — will be available for use during construction.
The panel advises the city’s Office of Sustainability and Environment on climate change and clean energy and helps it design policies and outreach programs.
An MBTA survey of more than 300 bus riders found that respondents unanimously backed the program.
The family — five children, their parents, and grandparents — had their Christmas gifts and personal belongings destroyed by extensive smoke and water damage.
Participants may attend the all-day forum, just the Massachusetts Tax Update & Review, or just the Federal Tax Update & Review.
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is the leading cause of death among babies in their first year of life.
The money will be used to support the acquisition of 26.6 acres of land on the former Franciscan Seminary property that is part of the Bay Circuit Trail.
The agency will soon move to a new space in the future Jean Levesque Community Life Center on Bridge Street.
The city is seeking applicants to serve on a new community advisory committee that will assist officials in prioritizing capital improvement projects each year.
A yearlong series of events have been planned to mark the occasion and highlight Woburn’s contributions to the history of the nation.
The Wynn Design and Development office is located in a warehouse that Wynn recently built at 3 Charlton St., adjacent to the future casino.
The $20 million street improvement project is scheduled for completion in October 2017.
If successful, Georgia-based nonprofit VetToCEO will install similar programs throughout the country.
Prices for the Swampscott Community Power program will be lowered in January.
Edward C. Cameron, Jr. has nearly three decades of experience in the nonprofit and government sectors.
The deadline to submit to submit a citizen petition warrant article for the annual Spring Town Meeting is Jan. 3.
The new Riseman Family Theatre is operated by Apollinaire Theatre Company in its Chelsea Theatre Works building.
The Melrose Emergency Fund provides financial help to residents facing financial emergencies.
The average single-family home assessment is up about 6.8 percent from last year.
Sage Cannabis seeks to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Davis Square.
The Lawrence Teachers’ Union and the American Federation of Teachers are raising funds for Bruce School students after a two-alarm fire on Nov. 14.
The program will give caregivers a break by providing care for Reading residents through Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice.
The Dec. 8 event will give people a chance to learn about recovery and support options.
The event will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at the Malden Center MBTA station.
The proposals include Equity Lab Charter School for fifth to 12th graders in Lynn that would open in the fall of 2018.
The update will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Somerville High School.
The grant goes to a team of researchers from the UMass Lowell Nanomanufacturing Center and Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems.
The $2.5 million project involves dredging 50,000 cubic yards of sediment from the city-owned lake’s basin.
A $450,000 fund-raising campaign has begun for a conservation restriction to protect the 28.8-acre Mehaffey Farm on Newbury Road.
The group’s mission is to promote the testing and deployment of highly automated driving technologies.
The community notification system can send alerts on everything from emergencies to road closures to traffic tie-ups.
The private elementary school will use the money to install new playground equipment and do several building updates.
The reconstruction will including widening sidewalks, installing street lights, and the addition of marked lanes for the shared use of motor vehicles and bicycles.
As proposed, the annual property tax bill for an average single-family home assessed at $287,543 will increase $138, or roughly 3.3 percent, to $4,310 in fiscal 2017.
The Board of Selectmen will likely revist the $6.5 million proposal in December.
Block 6 will include a 20-story tower with 273 residential units; a six-story structure with 174 residential units; 40,000 square feet of ground floor retail space; and a 650-car parking garage. -
The toys will be sold at minimum prices to to low-income families at the Wellspring House’s annual holiday store.
The city is preparing for its yearlong celebration, and is asking residents to submit logo designs for the occasion.
The 162-bed hospital was acquired in 2001 by Cambridge Health Alliance.
The program provides free, farm-grown Christmas trees to all branches of the military and their families.
The sign, created by Peabody artist Yetti Frenkel, is posted at the Ross Park entrance to the greenway.
The project’s cost could total $8.5 million over eight years.
Joanne Benton, who retired in July 2014, was one of three candidates interviewed for the job.
The eight-year project to rebuild and replace the town’s sewer system is expected to cost $8.5 million.
According to the company that picks up recycling, bags get tangled in the sorting machines and slow down processing.
The $16,000 was used to buy a bus that brings food, clothing, and medical aid to street people who may be struggling with addiction.
The new ordinance would require most rental properties to be inspected every three years and when there is a change in tenancy.
Plans are to create one 775-student elementary school to replace both the Winthrop and Doyon at the current Winthrop School site.
Formerly at City Hall, the Substance Use Disorders Initatives is now located in a downtown commercial building.
Julianne Joyce resigned for personal reasons, effective Oct. 31.
On city roads where the speed limit used to be 30, it is now 25 miles per hour.
The park is named after Army Specialist Mathew G. Boule, who was killed in action in Iraq in 2003.
A meeting will be held Nov. 10 to discuss Lynn’s segment of the Northern Strand Community Trail.
The winning submission will reflect the group’s future and become a vibrant symbol that will help promote its mission.
Lowell, Malden, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Swampscott were among 34 cities given the award.
Coats from Anne Above, which is run by local firefighters, began its annual coat drive 12 years ago.