Tuesday, August 21, 2012
A worker briefly trapped at the demolition site at the middle school freed himself and wasn't injured during the incident Tuesday afternoon, according to project staff.
A worker briefly trapped at the demolition site at the Stoneham Middle School freed himself and wasn't injured during the incident Tuesday afternoon, according to project staff. Around 12:30 p.m. there was a small roof collapse, but the male worker wasn't injured during the incident, according to Stoneham School Building Committee chairwoman Jeanne Craigie. The worker was assessed and was fine, declining transport to a nearby hospital, according to Stoneham Fire Chief Joseph Rolli. Rolli discussed his team's response to the incident. "We have three firefighters on detail whenever a building is being demolished and part of the reason is because something like this could happen," Rolli said. "The worker driving the Bobcat was in a hollowed-…
There is a structural collapse in Stoneham at the middle school construction site on Whitting Street Tuesday afternoon, according to a scanner report. We'll post more information as we receive it.
There is a structural collapse in Stoneham at the middle school construction site on Whitting Street Tuesday afternoon, according to a scanner report. We'll post more information as we receive it. A person trapped in the partial building collapse reportedly freed himself from the rubble. A box-level assignment alert was issued. The extent of his injuries are curently unknown. We'll post more details as we receive them.
The man, who has been treated and released from at hospital, is said to be in his 60s and live in MetroWest. It is not known which specific community.
The Massachusetts Department of Health says its has confirmed the state’s first human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The man, who has been treated and released from at hospital, is said to be in his 60s and live in MetroWest. It is not know which community he resides in, but he is from Middlesex County. The state said the area where he lives did not have any EEE detected in mosquitoes this year. The man became ill on July 28, according to the state. The state did note that he recently traveled out of state to the Mid-Atlantic region, where he reported receiving several mosquito bites. State health officials said where the man contracted EEE is unclear. The man lives in an area of Massachusetts that is considered low risk for …
Monday, August 20, 2012
The USS Constitution set sail Sunday for the first time in 15 years to celebrate the battle against the HMS Guerriere in which Charlestown's jewel earned its nickname.
The USS Constitution set sail Sunday for the first time in 15 years to celebrate the battle against the HMS Guerriere in which Charlestown's jewel earned its nickname. The above photos come from its departure from its home dock in Charlestown. Crews used ropes to haul the legendary ship away from the dock before a tugboat assisted its trip into the harbor. The crew began to deploy the Constitution's sails within view of the Charlestown piers, but did not fully open them until further away.
Find out more details about getting a widget on your computer.
Interested in getting a Stoneham Patch widget for your computer? Then read on: What exactly is a widget anyways? A widget is a self-contained piece of HTML code that you can embed into your site to add a cool new feature. All you have to do is paste the code into your website. Patch's first widget offering is a News feed, but there are all sorts of widgets out there, including clock widgets, countdown widgets, and lots of other fun features. Why would I want to use a widget? Where do I put a widget? Can I embed the Patch widget in my Facebook page? How do I install the widget? Can I use the widget if I don't have my own website? How can I get my own website? Will Patch be creating more cool widgets that I can put on my website? How can I …
Are you the manager or owner of a Stoneham business listed on Stoneham Patch? If so, claim your listing and enjoy the added perks.
When Stoneham Patch launched in December 2010, editors and freelancers ventured to local businesses to collect information for our directory. Now, more than a year later, our directory section is a spot where users can find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and much more for spots around town. All users can add events taking place at local spots, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars, and can add a review. But owners of local businesses get extra bonuses when they claim a listing. Owners or managers should search for their business listing and select "claim you listing" in order to make updates to the page. A form will pop up asking for your name, contact information, and proof of ownership. Within a few days, …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for June 12.
1. Meeting time: The Stoneham Board of Selectmen meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall. 2. Moving on: Several dozen eighth graders graduated from Stoneham Middle School Monday night. Check out our photo gallery at 6 a.m. Tuesday. 3. Newsletters abound: Stoneham Patch offers four newsletters to our readers, including daily, weekly and breaking news ones as well as one for Patch Deals. 4. Stay informed: Need to know what's happening in the Stoneham community beyond what the Stoneham Patch website has to offer? Then you'll want to "like" our Facebook page and "follow" our Twitter account for other forms of content. 5. Top off the tank: Scope out current gas prices and traffic updates for the Stoneham area in our "Commute" section. For more …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Check out some of the stories that made headlines in the Stoneham area last week.
Here's a look at some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region last week: Malden Malden Makes List of Communities with Non-Citizens: Malden has made the list of Massachusetts towns with the highest percentage of residents who are non-citizens, according to wcvb.com. Malden came in second only to Chelsea, which topped the list. In these communities, 23.67 percent and 30.97 percent respectively were listed as non-citzens, according to the outlet. Salem, Lynn, Revere, Andover and Peabody were also on the list. Medford Medford's Trash Problem: Officials Frustrated with Garbage in City Squares: Piles of trash bags are often set out on sidewalks in Medford's squares days before garbage trucks make their rounds, according to city …
Sunday, June 3, 2012
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Monday, May 28, 2012
Check out some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region last week.
Here's a look at some of the stories making headlines in the Stoenham region last week: Malden Firefighters Union: Our Concerns are Not a Priority with Mayor: A May 24 morning house fire in a Fremont St. triple-decker - only blocks from the city's former East Side Fire Station - came on the heels of a strong statement from the firefighter's union last week, criticizing Mayor Gary Christenson for failing to “prioritize the safety initiatives of our Malden Fire Fighters,” including the creation of a new station for the city's east side. The fire was put out quickly by firefighters at 15 Fremont Thursday, with no one in the vacant apartment at the time of the blaze. A spokeswoman with the state Fire Marshal's office said the scene remains …