The $20 million street improvement project is scheduled for completion in October 2017.
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.
The lab is designed to educate students and the public in digital fabrication technologies like 3D printing and laser cutting.
The nation’s first African-American military aviators will speak about their wartime experiences at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at Melrose High School.
Community Preservation Act funds may be used to preserve, protect, or create open space, historic resources, affordable housing, or recreation areas.
Originally a four-year campaign, “Bringing Our Stories” to life was completed one year early to raise funds to restore and reinvest in important sites.
The Cove, Hannah, and North Beverly elementary schools all moved to the top rating in the state accountability system.
The local elementary school with the highest percentage of students participating will win $300.
The state grants will allow Asahi/America in Lawrence and Axiomtek in Methuen to train workers in high-tech jobs.
The Manchester-Essex Conservation Trust holds its annual meeting Sunday, Nov. 6.
The city has joined AARP’s network of Age-Friendly Communities.
The five applications are asking to open facilities in Davis Square, Union Square, and the East Broadway business district.
With the new businesses, the outdoor mall will have 81 shops and restaurants.
Immigration services are available in Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, Winchester, and Woburn.
After more than six years of litigation over the proposed facility on Groton Road, the town negotiated a settlement that provides $8.5 million in benefits.
Proposals to build a stand-alone police headquarters or to include Town Hall improvements both failed at Town Meeting.
The upgrade involves the installation of new bricks, granite benches, fresh landscaping, and a new veterans’ memorial.
The reconstruction of the former Stop & Stop/Marshall’s plaza cost $4.5 million.
The Panasonic Toughbooks will be used to file patient care reports electronically.
The 1 percent property tax surcharge would cost the average Billerica homeowner about $33 annually.
The annual event celebrates the diversity of Medford and the business, organizations, neighborhoods, and residents that call it home.
Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan will chair the new Police Council for the Gloucester-based Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative.
Now in its 7th year, the stroll offers a range of afternoon activities along Main Street and throughout the town center
All of the city’s early voting sessions will take place in the Aldermanic chambers on the 2d floor of City Hall.
The settlement includes 14 pages of conditions on the plant, including odor control measures, sound monitoring, and $200,000 dedicated to neighborhood mitigation.
The event is slated to run Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Winchester High School auditorium
The state’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council recently approved local tax breaks for the three projects.
Staff Sergeant Herman A. Day Park has been refurbished at a cost of $1.4 million.
Rockport joins more than 100 other communities in the state to prohibit the sale of tobacco and nicotine delivery products to anyone under age 21.
Salem residents are invited to offer their input into the types of projects the city should fund.
Bob Wood retired from the Topsfield fire department after 42 years in 1992.
World of Orchids is scheduled for Nov. 4-6 at Mahoney’s Garden Center in Winchester.
The override would add $829 to the annual property tax bill on the average single-family home assessed at $500,000.
Somerville students outpaced the statewide growth average on the standardized tests.
The memorial stone was relocated to Macdonald Stadium because of the impending demolition of City Hall.
Town officials are urging private well owners to conserve water and voluntarily comply with the current water use restrictions.
A photograph of the Stoneham Fire Station was given to Chief Matthew Grafton by Stoneham Chamber of Commerce member Joe Turner.