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Remembering 2013 in Stoneham: Tragedy, Unity, and Veterans Honored

This was a year like no other in recent memory. A year marred in tragedy, terrorism, unity, bravery and triumph. A year of victory for Red Sox fans. A year in which we learned the phrase "Boston Strong."

But it was not all dark and terrifying. Veterans from the First World War were honored after their medals were found by chance. The Greenway received state and federal funding, pushing the project one step closer to completion. If you want to share your memories from this year, please do so in the comments section.  

With Capture of Second Bomber, Week of Terror Comes to End: The events of April 19 and the week following will forever come to the front of the mind when remembering 2013. Terror, tragedy, death, destruction, courage, heroics and so many other descriptions of an unfathomable Patriot’s Day.

Tri-Community Greenway Given $5.5 Million for Bike Path: The 6.5-mile bike path would start in Recreation Park in Stoneham, to the T station in Winchester and out to the tunnel at 93 in Woburn. 

9 Mystery Veterans Honored After Town Finds Medals: While cleaning out a filing cabinet in the Veteran’s Service office, Jim Devlin and an aid found a box with nine medals of service for soldiers from Stoneham.

Commons at Weiss Farm Viewed Unfavorable by Selectmen, Public: The Stoneham Board of Selectmen held a public meeting on Tuesday evening to view John M. Corcoran and Company presentation for a Proposal to MassHousing the site plan approval and project eligibility for the Commons at Weiss Farm at 170 Franklin Street.

Medford Police Officer Arraigned on Charges Related to Stoneham Murder InvestigationThe officer allegedly lied to investigators to try to conceal the drug deal that led to the double shooting.

Stoneham Firefighters Recall Their Experiences in New York on 9/11 AnniversaryTwelve years ago, four Stoneham Firefighters headed towards New York City to help out in any way possible in the wake of the biggest disaster of our time. On the anniversary, two of those four, Captain Jim Marshall and Firefighter Sean Fitzgerald recounted their experiences.

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