Saturday, May 18, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
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Patch has launched a new site to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow her business. …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The concert will benefit Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music take the stage at Madison Square Garden for the live 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief. While thousands of people fill the arena, billions are watching live on a variety of screens worldwide. The concert is streaming live on television networks, movie theater screens and on the Internet, including right here on Patch. The pre-event coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. EST and the concert is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who, and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Check out our Grocery Specials section for local deals.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Friday, Nov. 30.
Here are five things to know for Friday, Nov. 30 in Stoneham: 1. Holiday show: Stoneham Theatre's production of "It's a Wonderful Life" is scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, according to the theatre's website. 2. Light show: Take a trip over to see thousands of lights on display at the ZooLights program at Stone Zoo. 3. Local pics: Have you snapped some wonderful photos in Stoneham? Upload them to our community photo gallery to share with our readers. 4. Patch contest: Don't forget to enter Patch's "Deck the House" holiday contest! 5. Your holiday hub: Check out our holiday guide for various holiday-related things happening in and around Stoneham. For more activities, visit our events calendar.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
We’ve got the community covered … with your help.
With Hurricane Sandy making her way toward New England this weekend, the need for up-to-the minute info is even more important. At Patch, we will be working around-the-clock to cover the storm, but as with of our reporting, the more interaction we get from users the more comprehensive our coverage will be. Stoneham Patch is as much your site as it is ours. So in the run-up to Hurricane Sandy, here’s how you can use Stoneham Patch: 1. Get the news. When we know about storm-related news, so will you. From important town and village announcements, damages, power outages and floods, Twitter feeds and polls, we’ll have all the news covered 24-7. To make that easier and more fun, we are introducing a new live-blogging capability, where you can …
Monday, October 15, 2012
We're searching for the best Halloween Costume in America. Enter yourself or your kids for a chance to win $5,000.
It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest. Last year, the headless boy from Wyckoff, NJ, won. This year, it could be you. Enter our contest for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize! Adults and children are eligible to enter. Parents can post costume photos of themselves and their families from this Halloween or from years past. Here’s how to enter: Simply click the green "Upload Your Photos and Videos" button above and upload your image (but first make sure you’re a registered Patch user). Then add a caption with the name of the person in the photo and a description of the costume. To add a caption, click “…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Westford Patch.
Fall sports are kicking into high gear and Stoneham Patch wants to help you share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to share their team spirit on Patch. News about any team -- high school, middle school, rec teams, etc. -- is welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in the community. 2. Upload pictures and video of your team to our gallery: Snap an awesome photo at the game? Catch the winning touchdown on video? Upload it to our …
Monday, November 21, 2011
Patch is expanding and reaching out to users to produce blogs for our website.
Want to get the word out about your expertise in a certain area? Do you have a passion for local sports or other community events? Or the inside happenings concerning bird watching in town? Maybe you want to write about the latest gadget and how it helps you with your day-to-day? How about the history of your home town? Whatever the area of interest, as long as it revolves around local, community news and events, Patch wants to hear from you! Patch is currently seeking new or experienced bloggers to join our growing team of writers. We are looking for anybody and everybody with insider knowledge on things going on, or related to, your home town. Examples of blogs we are looking for are numerous and include: sports, fitness, food, …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Patch is expanding and reaching out to users to provide announcements and events summaries to be posted on our websites.
Do you know about an upcoming important announcement or community event going on in or around town? Do you work for a local company that regularly hosts get-togethers that want to engage the community? Does your business have some big news that they want to reach the rest of town with? Patch is here to help! Patch is reaching out to residents and people who work in town who have special events or announcements they would like to make known throughout the community. Patch is looking for announcements and events concerning: sports, clubs, town meetings, fairs, festivals, clean-ups, fund raisers, food and blood drives, volunteer opportunities and more! If you are someone with some big news to share with the rest of town, Patch can set you up …
Monday, July 11, 2011
Check out our image of the day from Stoneham.
Check out this quaint scene from Pine Street of a cabbage white moth hovering over lavender captured by Stoneham Patch photographer Sarah Nelson.