Sunday, April 15, 2012
Libraries and schools are closed, but you can still expect mail delivery.
From the Boston Globe: Retail stores: Open at owner’s discretion. Liquor stores: Open. Supermarkets: Open. Convenience stores: Open. Taverns, bars: Open. Banks: Open at bank’s discretion; most open. Stock market: Open. Municipal and state offices: Closed. Federal offices: Open. Libraries: Closed. Schools: Closed. Mail: Post offices open; regular delivery schedule. Parking meters: Will not be in effect, but all other traffic rules apply. From MBTA.com: The Red, Blue, Orange, Green, and Mattapan Line will operate on its regular weekday schedule with extra service before and after the marathon. Copley Station will be closed all day. Customers attending the Boston Marathon will have access to the Green Line at Hynes Convention Center or …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Most restaurants and bars open, MBTA operating on a Sunday schedule.
Welcome to 2012! Here's a handy list of what's open (and closed) during New Year Day. Keep in mind that many places are observing the holiday on Monday, Jan. 2, meaning that while restaurants will be open, government offices will be closed and the T will continue to run on a Sunday schedule.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Stoneham Patch is actively seeking nominations for our weekly "Whiz Kid of the Week" feature.
Know a talented youngster or youth group doing good deeds in town? They may be our next Whiz Kid honoree. Every Friday, Stoneham Patch will feature individual kids, youth groups, teens and even sports teams that impress us with their accomplishments. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens. Submit your nomination information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include all of the following information: If your nominee is selected, we'll contact you and assign a photographer to take a photo. For questions, email email@example.com.
Check out some of the interesting stories from the Stoneham area last week.
MALDEN — Gary Christenson, Malden's first new mayor elect in 16 years, said he hopes to bring more technology, efficiency and visibility to the corner office. But first, he's going to have to get his voice back. “This is just water, by the way,” he joked, sipping from two plastic cups of ice water during an interview outside of his victory party Tuesday night. MEDFORD — Former President Bill Clinton said it burns him up when people compare President Barack Obama unfavorably to him, he's okay with paying more in taxes as part of the one percent, and thinks recently elected conservative congress people "must be stunned" at how quickly their approval ratings have dropped. Clinton delivered the Fares Lecture at Tufts University Sunday evening…
Sunday, September 11, 2011
A look at the events scheduled for this week in the Stoneham area.
Here are a few events happening in Stoneham this week:
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Two Stoneham High School students, Brenton Doyle and Tiffany Shaheen, describe their current clothing styles and the trends throughout the school.
The leaves are beginning to fall off the trees and fall sports are beginning their practices. September has arrived which can mean only one thing: School is back in session. It was much easier when you were little and your mom or dad dressed you and sent you off to school, but times have changed. Fashion and clothing become a big decision before you walk through the threshold of Stoneham High School. What clothes do I wear? What shoes do I wear? Do I wear a hat? All these are questions that many high school students ask themselves to fit in. Brenton Doyle, a senior at Stoneham High, discussed what clothes were in-style and what clothes were out-of-style. “Boat shoes, Air Max’s and calf socks are starting to become in style now,” Doyle said…
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
A new mathematics curriculum will be introduced to grades K-8, and a new English language arts curriculum for grades K-5 this upcoming school year.
While there are no major changes planned for the new school year at Stoneham Public Schools, students will be encountering some curriculum changes and meeting new staff members. According to Superintendent Les Olson, schools are introducing a new mathematics curriculum for grades K-8, and a new English language arts curriculum for grades K-5 this upcoming school year. These changes are taking place in order to make Stoneham's curriculum more in line with state and national standards. Teachers went through additional professional development courses in June to get them up to speed with the changes. There are also 25 new staff members coming on board this upcoming school year, and the new hires include a mixture of recent graduate school …
Friday, August 12, 2011
McDermott won a Junior Book Award for her academic excellence and leadership skills. She is also a member of the National Honor Society and a three-sport athlete at Stoneham High School.
Stoneham Patch Whiz Kid of the Week Key to Awesomeness: McDermott knows how special it is to be a part of a prestigious group and be recognized for her hard work throughout the school year. “Being a part of the National Honor Society is a privilege that I was honored to receive. It was a great feeling to be recognized for my hard work in academics,” McDermott said. “Receiving the Junior Book Award was also a huge accomplishment due to the small amount of juniors who receive this award. I received this award from Regis College.” Being a three-sport athlete in high school is a big responsibility not to mention keeping up with all of your school work, but McDermott always finds a way to study. “Balancing a heavy workload while playing three …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Post a comment or email us your favorite courses to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Thurday's edition of Patch Picks, we want to know: What are five creative or unusual classes for adults offered in the Stoneham area? Please make sure to provide the course name, school where it is taught and a brief explanation about what makes it noteworthy in the comments section below or in an email to Stoneham Patch Editor Mark Ouellette at email@example.com. Also, do you have a great idea for a future topic to feature on Patch Picks? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Shiva Marvasti immigrated from her home country Tehran, Iran at age 14 to pursue her education. She graduated from Stoneham High School, attended the College of Holy Cross and will receive her Masters from Georgetown University.
Stoneham resident Shiva Marvasti was recently named the 2011 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow. Next year, she will be attending Georgetown University (Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service) to pursue her Master of Science in Foreign Service. Marvasti hopes to join the U.S. Foreign Service and serve in the economic track after graduation. At age 14, Marvasti moved from her home city in Tehran, Iran to pursue her education, where she then went on to attend the College of Holy Cross where she majored in political science. “I applied for the Truman Scholarship and was able to become a finalist, however, I was not awarded the grant,” Marvasti said. “I argued at the time that I would like to attend Georgetown University and obtain …