Governor Deval Patrick is expected to visit Robin Hood Elementary School Wednesday morning.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Friday, August 3, 2012
Stoneham resident Priscilla Gottwald was recently voted as a board member at Stoneham Theatre.
[Editor's note: The informaton below derives from a Stoneham Theatre press statement.] Longtime Stoneham resident Priscilla Gottwald recently joined Stoneham Theatre’s Board of Directors, and she is no stranger to this kind of venture. Not only was she past president of the Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce, North Reading Rotary Club, Communications Division of the Municipal Electric Association of Massachusetts and a member of the Wilmington School and Business Partnership, but she also continues to serve on these along with several other boards. “People in town are proud that Stoneham has a theatre and the excitement it brings to the downtown,” Gottwald said in the statement. “It’s great to see people from here and surrounding …
Friday, July 13, 2012
The 20-year-old Stoneham High School graduate is currently interning for State Rep. Jason Lewis. DeTeso currently attends the University of Massachusetts.
Stoneham Patch Whiz Kid of the Week Key to Awesomeness: DeTeso has always been interested in politics, but upon entering her first semester at the University of Massachusetts was when she really became involved in studying how politics work. “Being an opinionated person, I became increasingly interested in governmental debates and enjoyed articulating why a specific point of view or policy should triumph over another,” DeTeso said. “After (high) school sparked my interest, I realized I wanted to help with my local community as best as I could. “When I was given the chance to intern at the State House and campaign for Jason Lewis I was thrilled because even if I was working behind the scenes and on the small stuff, it was my own way of …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Join Patch and the Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate for a live Q&A on Friday at 1:15 p.m.
Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren will be live chatting on Stoneham Patch on Friday, July 13 at 1:15 p.m. You and your neighbors in Massachusetts will have a chance to ask the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate any question you want answered. Wondering about her solutions for improving the economy, creating jobs, lowering the national debt or for improving education? What about how she would help middle class families or how she would support small businesses? Warren will be fielding your questions in real time. Follow this link from 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday to join our chat. You can also sign up for an email reminder up to 15 minutes before the chat starts.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
With a live Q&A chat coming up on Friday, Patch wants to know: What would you ask Elizabeth Warren?
If you could ask Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren a question, what would it be? Elizabeth Warren will be joining us live on Friday, July 13 at 1:15 p.m., providing an opportunity for you to ask her about where she stands on a particular issue or the upcoming election. Wondering about her stance on the national debt? What about healthcare? Education? Leave your questions for Elizabeth Warren in the comments section to have them considered for the live Q&A session. To join Friday's chat, head on over to our homepage from 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Sen. Katherine Clark visited the Stoneham Board of Selectmen Tuesday night to announce that the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will open Hall Memorial Swimming Pool this season. DCR initially didn't intend to open the pool i
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) have reversed their decision to close Hall Memorial Swimming Pool this summer, according to an announcement by State Sen. Katherine Clark. At Tuesday night's Stoneham Board of Selectmen session at Town Hall, Clark and Laura Richter, a representative with State Rep. Jason Lewis' office, informed the board of the pool's opening. “It will take two weeks minimum to get water and staffing up,” said Clark. The pool is expected to be open in mid-to-late July, according to the senator. State Officials Take Action Legislators learned of the closure following Stoneham Patch's June 22 article. DCR's decision to temporarily close the local pool this summer was due in part to low …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The event is slated to run from 5-11 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at the Stoneham High School football field.
Friday, June 15, 2012
On May 5, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation made the upper section of Ravine Road from Fellsway East to Woodland Road a one-way state-controlled street as part of a six-month trial period.
The Stoneham Board of Selectmen recently supported keeping part of Ravine Road as a one-way stretch during a six-month trial period run by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). On Tuesday the Selectmen voted unanimously to continue with the trial. Town Administrator David Ragucci intended to report back to DCR the Selectmen's decision so DCR could make a final determination about the Ravine Road trial period. On May 5, DCR made the upper section of Ravine Road from Fellsway East to Woodland Road a one-way state-controlled street. Melrose Mayor Wants Ravine Road Experiment Ended After receiving complaints from Melrosians, Melrose Mayor Rob Dolan penned a letter to DCR calling for the end of the Ravine Road trial…
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Check out our video from the award presentation during the Stoneham Board of Selectmen's meeting Tuesday night at Town Hall.
If you've attended Town Meetings in recent years and heard the sounds of the Wurlitzer organ reverberating in the Stoneham Town Hall Auditorium, then you've already "met" Bruce Netten. Netten, who plays the historical Wurlitzer that the town has owned for more than 70 years, has played an integral role in preserving the town's organ and with that he was honored for his work Tuesday night during the Stoneham Board of Selectmen's meeting. Stephen Rotondi, chairperson of the Stoneham Historical Commission, presented Netten with the organization's Heritage Award, which has been awarded annually since 1992 to individuals, organizations or businesses for their "exceptional contributions to preservation and awareness of Stoneham’s historical …
Monday, May 21, 2012
The state budget released by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means includes more than $150,000 in additional funding for Stoneham schools, according to a press statement by Sen. Katherine Clark's office.
Senator Katherine Clark (D-Middlesex and Essex) announced Monday that the state budget released by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means includes more than $150,000 in additional funding for Stoneham schools, according to a press statement. The Senate budget provided additional funding to communities that are both below their target aid number for school funding and less wealthy, according to the statement. As a result, 109 communities received a 25 percent increase toward their target aid level, and Stoneham would receive $155,847. “I am very grateful that the Senate Ways and Means Committee, and specifically Chairman Stephen Brewer, has been so responsive to my concerns about Stoneham’s funding,” said Clark in the statement. “The Senate…