Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Stoneham.
Here are five things to know for Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Stoneham: 1. Damp day: Clouds and rain are in the forecast for Stoneham on Tuesday, as temperatures will reach a high in the low 60s during the day before dropping to a low in the low 30s at night, according to the National Weather Service website. 2. Heading overseas? If you're looking to leave the country on a business trip or vacation, you can get your passport through the Stoneham Town Clerk's Office. For complete details of what you'll need to bring with you, costs and passport turnaround, visit the town clerk website. 3. Share your images: Got some great photos taken in Stoneham? Upload them to our Pics & Clips photo gallery. 4. Stoneham sessions: A handful of municipal meetings (…
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Expect mostly rain in the city and snow outside of 495.
A nor'easter will kick up winds and rain in the region Wednesday, with sleet and snow likely west of Boston and in the higher elevations. According to WHDH meteorologist Chris Lambert, the precipitation should start between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., which would impact the afternoon commute. Atmospheric conditions may convert falling rain into snow in Boston, though that would mean merely a dusting on grass before quickly melting away. The actual rain/snow line is harder to predict. "I don't expect much, if any accumulation in the Boston area, maybe a slushy coating around Rte. 128 on grassy surfaces as rain and snow battle it out for a few hours in the early evening," wrote Lambert on the 7 Weather Blog. "The snow will lose that battle to rain, …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Tuesday, Sept. 4.
1. Damp weather: There is a chance of rain before 10 a.m. Tuesday, as well as showers and thunderstorms betweem 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Stoneham. Skies will be overcast and temperatures peak at 75 during the day before slightly dipping to a low of about 68 at night, according to the forecast. There is also a 90 percent chance of precipitation in the evening. 2. Stoneham session: The Stoneham Board of Assessors meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Town Hall Assessor's Office, according to the town website. 3. Post your press releases: Want to make sure your press statements get on the Stoneham Patch website? Post it yourself to our announcements section. 4. Chime in: Do you think …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for June 25.
1. Wet weather: Rain is expected to fall most of the day Monday, with the majority falling before 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Stoneham. Thunderstorms could develop after 3 p.m. Temperatures may reach a high of 71 during the day and a low of 60 at night. New rainfall amounts may be 1-2 inches. 2. Wanted: Readers' Choice nominations: Did you know you can post a review about your favorite business in Stoneham? After you've logged into your Stoneham Patch account, search for the business in our directory, click the link once you've located it and then post a review on their listing. 3. Blog for us: With summer here, we'd love to get some gardening enthusiasts and others signed up as bloggers on Stoneham …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Damaging wind gusts and localized flooding possible Friday afternoon into the evening.
Strong to severe thunderstorms could develop later this afternoon into the evening, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned on Friday morning. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop across southern New England by mid-afternoon ahead of an approaching cold front, the NWS said in a statement. A few thunderstorms may become severe, with the primary threat coming from damaging wind gusts, the NWS said, and heavy rainfall could also lead to isolated flooding. "The storms should initially develop in the interior by 2 or 3 p.m., moving toward the coast by early evening," the NWS statement read. "People engaged in outdoor activities should keep an eye to the sky and be ready to quickly move to shelter if a severe thunderstorm warning is…
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The Stoneham High School baseball squad will play their second-round playoff game against Lynnfield at 1 p.m. at Lynnfield Sunday, June 3.
Mother Nature played its own game Saturday, as the rain led to the postponement of the Stoneham-Lynnfield baseball matchup in the second round of the state tournament. The playoff game, which was supposed to be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Lynnfield, has been pushed back to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 3. Stoneham advanced to the second round of the tournament thanks to a 11-6 victory over Madison Park in the preliminary round this week.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for May 16.
1. Grab your umbrella: Overcast with a chance of showers. Sounds familiar doesn't it? For the third consecutive day rain and cloudy skies are in the forecast, according to the National Weather Service website. Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 69 during the day, with a low of about 52 at night. There's a 40 percent chance of precipitation, while winds will likely be in the 6-10 miles per hour range. 2. Newsletters abound: Want news updates emailed to you? Stoneham Patch offers four newsletters to our readers, including daily, weekly and breaking news ones as well as one for Patch Deals. 3. Your choice: In the latest Readers' Choice contest, we want to know: What is the best convenience/grocery store in Stoneham? Let us know by …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
A wintry mix could make the Thursday morning commute difficult for drivers, and Massachusetts State Police are asking commuters to be cautious on the roadways.
Stoneham may see a mixture of rain and snow Wednesday night into Thursday morning and perhaps some freezing rain late, according to the National Weather Service forecast. With mixed weather in the forecast, Massachusetts State Police are reminding drivers to take these precautions when taking to the roads Thursday morning: Here are some phone numbers you will want to know in case an emergency crops up: List of town departments List of cab companies: List of tow companies: [Editor's note: Information from a State Police press statement was used in this report.]
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Check out the "Patch Facts" column for Dec. 7.
1.Wet again? Showers and temperatures in the high 40s are expected Wednesday during the day, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Stoneham. While temperatures may dip to the mid-30s at night, wind gusts could increase from 3-7 miles per hour to 3-11 miles per hour. There is also a chance of sleet during the evening hours. 2. In case you missed it: Check out some of the calls handled recently by the Stoneham Police Department. 3. It's magic! Jason the magician is slated to do a magic show for kids from 5-8 p.m. at the Dockside Restaurant, 1099 Main St., Wakefield. 4. Stay current: Looking to keep up to speed on things happening in the Stoneham community beyond what the Stoneham Patch website has to offer? Then you'll …
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Check out the latest image captured by Stoneham Patch photographer Sarah Nelson.
Check out the latest "Photo of the Day" captured by Stoneham Patch photographer Sarah Nelson of an apple dripping with rain after a brief shower Wednesday.