Friday, January 11, 2013
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person working for the weekend.
Here are 5 pieces of information designed to get your weekend started just a bit early and to help make you the smartest person on your team. 1. Your 3-Day Weekend Local Weather Forecast: 2. It's Happening Today: Are you a fan of adult beverages? Are you at least 21? Then you might want to check out the Beer Tasting at Redstone Liquors, 109 Main St, Stoneham. It starts at 4 p.m. and it is free. 3. Reader Comment of the Day: "Like anything else, a ban would only work if there was enforcement. Many town codes and laws, especially regarding traffic are not routinely enforced adequately. Crosswalks are not a safe place to be. Sidewalks are considered private parking spaces. Stop signs are just a suggestion. Speed limits are not routinely …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Find out which businesses have decided to close Monday due to Hurricane Sandy.
Here's a list of places in the Stoneham area that will be closed Monday due to Hurricane Sandy: Monday Are you a Stoneham area business owner or nonprofit organization that decided to close on Monday due to Hurricane Sandy? Post your closure or hours of operation changes in the comments section below.
Friday, November 25, 2011
Check out our sampling of open houses slated for Sunday.
Realtors: Upload photos of your open houses this weekend to this gallery! It's easy — just sign into your Stoneham Patch account (or sign into Stoneham Patch using your Facebook account). Click the "Add your photos & videos" link below the photos and follow the directions. The property's address, list price, open house time and other details can be included in the photo's caption. Address Price Details Time Agent 426 Main St., Unit 401 $349,000 Condominium, 2 Beds/2 Baths, 1,322 sq. ft. 2:30-4 p.m. Judy Mccoy from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 62 Wright St. $379,000 Single family, 4 Beds/1.5 Baths, 2,106 sq. ft. 1:30-3 p.m. George Shahian from Century 21 Commonwealth. 11 Chestnut St. $409,900 Single family, 4 Beds/3 Baths, 2,000 sq…
Scope out the "Patch Facts" column for Nov. 25.
1. Black Friday deal: Burn some Thanksgiving calories by taking a trip to Stone Zoo, as it is offering 50 percent off admission on Black Friday. Admission is typically $13 for adults, $11 for seniors over 62 and $9 for children ages 2-12. The zoo will be open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2. In case you missed it: Stoneham firefighters tended to a two-alarm fire at a dentist office at 546 Main St. on Thanksgiving evening. 3. Searching for a new home? Check out our latest "House Hunt" column featuring a sampling of open houses slated for this weekend. The column will be posted at noon on Friday. 4. Holiday classic comes to Stoneham Theatre: Never seen "The Nutcracker" performed live on stage? Catch the show tonight from 7-9 p.m. at Stoneham Theatre. For …
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Check out our readers' favorite places in the latest "Patch Picks" list.
So for this week's "Patch Picks" column, we asked you: Where do you buy your Christmas tree in the Stoneham area? Here's a look at the top vote-getters this week:
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The popular holiday display starts on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year's Day.
When the ZooLights holiday display is unveiled Thanksgiving evening, Stone Zoo will be adorned by holiday decorations and "thousands upon thousands of lights," according to Brooke Wardrop, director of communications for Zoo New England. ZooLights, a festive holiday-themed celebration that runs from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, attracted more than 42,000 visitors last year, Wardrop said, besting the goal of 39,000. "ZooLights is such a beloved holiday tradition in Stoneham and we're hoping for an even better turnout this year," Wardrop said. Light Up the Night Sky Since 1996, Stone Zoo has put on ZooLights, wowing crowds with hundreds of thousands of tiny Christmas tree-type lights strung up around the zoo. Last year, volunteer …
Stoneham Patch took some time to find out what local businesses will be open or closed for Thanksgiving.
Below is a list of businesses open and closed on Thanksgiving: Open Closed If you are business owner and would like to add whether your business will be open or closed Thanksgiving, post your schedule in the comments section below. Thanks!
We're actively looking for the top tree-selling destinations in the region and need your feedback. Post a comment below or email your recommendation to email@example.com.
With Christmas about a month away, we want to know: Where do you buy your Christmas tree in the Stoneham area? Let us know the name of the business, address and what makes it noteworthy in the comments section below or by emailing John Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll feature the top five vote getters in our Thursday edition of "Patch Picks."
Greenwood Wine and Spirits, 969 Main St., is having a Thanksgiving wine tasting at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Greenwood Wine and Spirits is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Wine Tasting at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. Greenwood is a high-end liquor store that will be serving unqiue reds and whites, and specially crafted beers to go along with your holiday fair. Aside from the drinks, expect to try a piece of their specialty foods including cheeses, pate and crackers. Greenwood will also be showing off their custom gift baskets and chocolates.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Check out the shopping suggestions offered by the Better Business Bureau before visiting stores in the Stoneham area or buying gifts online this holiday season
[Editor's note: The information below is from a Better Business Bureau (BBB) press statement.] Tip 1 – Know Before You Go Many retailers will release their Black Friday deals online, in social media and other publications. Research where the sales are and make a list of your gift priorities to compare prices and plan your day of deals. Since many advertisements will begin before the actual sale, build up a coupon collection as soon as possible. Remember to bring ads with you on Black Friday just in case the price is not what you expected. Tip 2 – Don’t Fall for False Advertising Despite the BBB's effort to advance trust in the marketplace, some companies will resort to advertisements that are untrue, misleading, deceptive, or plain …