Wayne Castonguay is the executive director of the Ipswich River Watershed Association.
Wayne Castonguay is the executive director of the Ipswich River Watershed Association.
The independent, volunteer action group hopes to spur ideas for positive change.
Reading is scheduled to hold its local election on March 1, along with the presidential primary.
Robert DeSalvio, president of Wynn Everett, will present an overview of the project and a preview of the resort’s amenities.
Keman Bozkurt said he gave up his committee post because of growing job demands as acting director of the Lawrence Public Library.
Jim Murphy will succeed Maureen Rogers, who headed the chamber for 13 years.
Residents and businesses can select a specific hydrant to keep clear of snow.
In the next session on Feb. 18, participants will discuss “Brown Girl Dreaming.”
Georgetown officers made 127 motor vehicle stops and arrested one person for operating under the influence.
Vinson-Owen Elementary students will skate in honor of the figure-skating family.
The Long Winter Short Film Festival offers 13 short films on Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Ipswich’s Winthrop Elementary School may be renovated or replaced with an entirely new school.
Police Chief James X. Fitzpatrick said the move will help police with “creating a tighter bond with the community.”
The city will get US support in promoting and distribute fresh seafood, which it intends to brand “Gloucester Fresh.”
The school committee’s budget request would increase school spending by $2.12 million in fiscal 2017, which begins July 1.
“We knew we just couldn’t devote the time needed,” said Frank DeVito, the group’s leader.
Investigators have made some progress, but no one to date has been charged in connection with the crime.
Also at the meeting on Monday, Feb. 1, the Board of Selectmen may ask for additional funds for the town hall-library renovation, approved for $4.2 million in 2015.
The agreement will allow students to transfer credits and provide opportunities for faculty, staff, and student exchanges.
There are 20 matching grants available in the categories of education, interpretation, and preservation.
“His background in emergency medicine and public health will be an asset to the board and our community,” said Mayor James J. Fiorentini.
On April 9, voters will be filling 17 townwide positions, including two seats on the Board of Selectmen and two on the School Committee.
Establishing a 1 percent real estate transfer fee and making it easier for tenants to purchase their buildings are two of the strategies Somerville can take to expand its affordable housing supply.
llyass Hattal will help police communicate with residents from the Middle East and North Africa.
“Openness and transparency should be values ingrained in every action we take as public officials,” Mayor Kimberley L. Driscoll said in a statement.
According to the town’s insurance provider, Wilmington is a leader in risk management with an active employee safety committee and dedication to training in all departments.
The nationwide competition showcases the innovative ideas of early-stage tech companies.
Mayor Ken Gray said Evan Kenney “essentially played the role of chief of staff for the better part of my first term.”
The park will include an adventure play area, skate park, a dog run area, and more.
A study on future development in the area called for a mix of uses to create new opportunities for economic activity, waterfront access, and housing.
The $20,000 grant will allow Everett to equip more public safety personnel with the overdose reversal drug. Revere,, Salem, Saugus, Somerville, and Winthrop also received grants.
The pledge will help the independent Andover boarding school build a new athletic center.
Town officials will consider converting the building to address the need to house veterans, seniors, the disabled, and families.
Medford teachers will receive pay increases of 2 percent in fiscal 2016, 2017, and 2018, which an additional 1 percent hike midway through the final year.
James Mulligan would like to introduce a voluntary wellness call from senior citizens every morning to let police know they’re OK.
The ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training reviews options in the case of an active shooter.
The grant will enable local police officers to conduct party patrols and compliance checks.
The award from the the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars recognizes UMass Lowell for leading the way in providing professional experience.
Three Democrats, two Republicans, and one unenrolled candidate are running for the seat.
The goal is to prepare participants for high-paying careers in the manufacturing industry.
Alternative Therapies Group is proposing to open to dispensary on Osprey Road.
The North Parish of North Andover Unitarian Universalist Church has partnered with Police Chief Paul Gallagher to support racial and social justice in the community.
Increased fares and changes to commuter rail schedules will be discussed.
Superintendent Jeffrey Mulqueen said the donation could provide momentum for the young program.
The city is seeking submissions for a public art installation in the heart of the downtown during the Salem Main Streets — Salem Arts Festival in June.
The program provides participants three healthy pre-cooked meals a day six days a week for $60.
James J. Fiorentini was sworn in on Jan. 4 by Senator Edward J. Markey, who called the mayor “Haverhill’s hometown hero.”
Wheeled trash and recycling carts would by picked up by a robotic arm.
The box, located in the lobby of the Rockport Police Station, will allow residents to dispose of unwanted medications safely and discreetly.
The rules, effective March 15, also bar sales of e-cigarettes to those under 21 and prohibit the sale of tobacco products or e-cigarettes in pharmacies.
The Town Center Traffic Study and Parking Committee’s goals are to to improve traffic flow, pedestrian safety, and parking capacity.
In addition to a $240,000 state grant and $210,000 in rebates from National Grid, Gloucester will have a net annual energy savings of $25,000 for the first 10 years.
Kay, a Lowell High School graduate who immigrated to the United States from Cambodia as a child, is expected to outline his campaign platform this month.
The online service, which the city is offering at no charge, also will provide users with tips on how to save water and lower their bills.
Symphony Park is located on the former site of the 1869 Conant-Hadley house at Pearl and Florence streets.
The response by Dracut Police administrators blamed many of the criticisms on severe budget restrictions and low staffing.
A rate of 9.6 cents per kilowatt hour will be offered, below the current National Grid rate of 13 cents per kilowatt hour.
Gail Gasparich comes to Salem from Towson University in Maryland, where she is associate dean of the college of science and mathematics, acting provost, and a biology professor.
This app provides access to the town’s anonymous Text Tip Line, which is managed by the Winchester Police Department.
A $2 million MassWorks Infrastructure Progam grant will help fund the reconstruction of the culvert, which drains approximately 552 acres of land.
Andover received a $25,000 grant and Atria Senior Living on Stevens Street was awarded a $12,000 grant for two dam removal projects on the Shawsheen River.
Some 80 poems and accompanying artwork will be selected for publication, and some entrants will be invited to take part in a poetry reading in May.
The event, set for 7 p.m. at the selectmens’ room at Burlington town hall and is being organized by state Representative Kenneth I. Gordon.
Retired Georgetown chief James Mulligan will fill the position as interim police commissioner.
The demolition of the 1951 bridge, which carries Interstate 95 traffic over the Merrimack River in Newburyport, Amesbury, and Salisbury, is expected to take three months.
George S. Fletcher was caretaker at the camps — which span 300 acres of conservation land — for more than 40 years and is well loved by previous campers, counselors, town residents, staff, and officials.
The site is designed for property owners, visitors, businesses, and town staff to look up property information.
The money collected by Pennies for Poverty was distributed amongst a variety of Greater Newburyport organizations to help those struggling with poverty.
The proposed bills establish a $15 minimum wage for fast food and big box store workers; mandate paid family and medical leave; eliminate subminimum wages for tipped employees; and support a higher tax on incomes over $1 million.
The owner of an average single-family home valued at $424,425 will pay an annual tax bill of $6,107, or $140 more than the $5,967 paid last year.
Charles Washington is a Malden High School graduate and is a member of the Army National Guard who served two tours in Afghanistan.
In his 2014 book, Stellato chronicles his junior season at Salem High, when the football team succeeded despite the turmoil of a teacher’s strike.
Public Safety Strategies Group will review the department’s organizational structure and policies, with the goal of identifying ways to strengthen its operations.
Originally built in the 1970s, McGauvran served as the university’s primary student center for 40 years.
The new system, to begin in the spring, allows for trash carts to be handled via a robotic arm controlled by a single sanitation worker.
Once complete, it will provide a coordinated framework for all Essex boards, commissions, and officials to use for future planning.
Bryan Bishop had been deputy commissioner and chief of staff for Boston’s Department of Veterans’ Services since 2013.
Limiting on-street parking to two hours, installing meters, and using pricing strategies to encourage use of garage spaces are among the recommendations of a study on how Malden could improve its downtown parking.
If the appointment is confirmed by the Board of Selectmen, Mark Segalla will take the helm of the Police Department on Jan. 1.
Burlington Police Department Officer Joe Papsedero and K-9 Havoc earned certification as both a Police Service Dog Patrol Team and a Narcotics Detection Team.