Sunday, January 27, 2013
Check out some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week.
Here's a look at some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week: North Reading Dog Allegedly Dials 911 in North Reading: The following is a look at some of the calls handled by the North Reading Police Department from last week. Somerville Craigie on Main's Tony Maws to Open in Old Kirkland Space in Somerville: Tony Maws, chef at Cambridge's Craigie on Main, is planning to open a restaurant in Somerville in the Washington Street space formerly occupied by Kirkland Cafe. Reading Electronic Billboard Proposed for West Street at I-93, Reading: An electronic billboard on West Street, adjacent to Interstate 93. This article on the warrant for Monday’s special Town Meeting generated significant heat at Tuesday’s selectmen…
Sunday, January 13, 2013
The Lots of Love Cat Rescue event is slated for Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Subaru, 260 Main St., North Reading.
[Editor's note: The following information was submitted by Lots of Love Cat Rescue.] Microchip Your Pet event Saturday, Jan. 19 10 a.m.–2 p.m. North Reading Subaru, 260 Main St., North Reading Create a forever bond between you and the pet you love – with a HomeAgain Microchip. Together with HomeAgain’s recovery system, you’ll give your lost pet the best chance of coming back home. How Micro Chipping Works. Dog and cat micro-chipping is a simple procedure. A veterinarian simply injects a microchip about the size of a grain of rice beneath the surface of your pet’s skin. Similar to a routine shot, the injection takes only a few seconds and your pet will not react any more than if it was a vaccination. The microchip is a permanent pet ID …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
If you would like a bus service in town, sign a petition to support the Reading Rocket Line.
Reading resident Linda Greenlaw has proposed a bus service to both the Reading Town Manager and Selectmen. Her goal is to have the bus provide transportation to residents in Stoneham, Reading, North Reading and Wakefield. After suffering with breast cancer last year, Greenlaw realized how difficult it was to get to her treatments without a car, she said. So proposing the idea for a bus line seemed like a "logical conclusion," she told Patch. "I understand from a deep level that transportation is needed," Greenlaw said. She is now in remission, but aims to get the Reading Rocket line off the ground to help fellow residents and those in need of transportation. The price of a taxi can get expensive, The Ride has increased their prices and …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Find out what types of calls kept Stoneham Police Department busy recently.
Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Dec. 9 @8:57 a.m.: Police called to Franklin Street for a report of a past motor vehicle break-in. The victim's right front window was broken during the night, but nothing was reported stolen. Police to investigate. @9:58 a.m.: Police respond to Lynn Fells Parkway and Pond Street area for a report of a motor vehicle crash. State Police were notified. Two people were injured and taken to area hospitals by Melrose Fire and Cataldo. @2:05 p.m.: Police called to Main Street on a report of a motor vehicle crash. One vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries reported. @5:40 p.m.: …
Monday, August 1, 2011
Reading-based Creative Arts for Kids, which features actors from Stoneham and neighboring communities, performed the play July 29 in North Reading.
"Treasure Island" was performed by Reading-based Creative Arts for Kids on July 29. The cast included children from Reading, Stoneham and other nearby communities. The performance took place at the Union Congregational Church, 148 Haverhill St., North Reading. Creative Arts for Kids is an independent, nonprofit community school for the arts. Check out Stoneham Patch photographer Sarah Nelson's photos from the recent performance.