Sunday, April 14, 2013
Check out the latest News Nearby post to see some of the stories in the Stoneham region making headlines this week.
Here is a look at some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week: Reading Revere Man Faces Up to 25 Years for Reading Fatal Shooting Case: Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone announced that a Revere man pleaded guilty to a charge of manslaughter in connection with the death of Reading resident Joseph Ronan, 22, in August of 2011. Revere resident John Burke, 26, is facing up to 25 years in prison. Medford Medford Superintendent's Contract Extended: Medford Public Schools Superintendent Roy Belson will be staying in his position for at least another two years. The longtime school official was officially given a two-year extension of his contract by the Medford School Committee Monday evening. His current contract …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Check out some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week in our latest News Nearby post.
Here are some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week: Report: Man Poops in Pants After Getting Bounced From Davis Square Club: After Johnny D's in Davis Square wouldn't admit a 49-year-old man who was too drunk, the man struggled with police, defecated in his own pants and got pepper sprayed, according to allegations in a police report. Medford Woman Pleads Guilty to Husband's Stabbing Death: Shawntina Burston, 40, pleaded guilty to a single count of voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of her husband, Troy Burston, in January 2011. The Middlesex County District Attorney's office said she was sentenced to 10 to 12 years in prison after she entered her guilty plea in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn. '…
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Check out some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week.
Here is a look at some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week: Town Begins Reconstruction at Center Falls Dam on Monday: The reconstruction of the Center Falls Dam is slated to begin March 25, according to town officials. The reconstruction work, which will be handled by Hudson, Mass.-based New England Infrastructure, is Project III of the town's Flood Mitigation Program. Veteran's Heartwarming Note to Local Woman Goes Viral: The note, which was left anonymously on Samantha Ford's car outside the Dunkin' Donuts in Arlington Heights, had received nearly 1.7 million Facebook 'Likes' and more than 200,000 shares as of early Wednesday morning. Mayor Defends Street Improvements that Don't Emphasize Parking [VIDEO]: …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
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Here is a look at stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week: Sen. Jehlen Speaks Out Against Beacon Street Reconstruction Plan: Somerville State Sen. Patricia Jehlen Tuesday weighed in on a proposed plan to reconstruct Beacon Street, a plan that would add cycle tracks and eliminate some parking spaces along the street. The proposal has been a contentious issue in the neighborhood in recent months. In response to some comments made at Tuesday's meeting, Alex Epstein, a Beacon Street resident and chair of the Somerville Bicycle Committee, sent a letter to the editor that led to a lengthy discussion on Somerville Patch. MBTA: Oak Grove Bike Cage Expected to Open in April: With the majority of work done at the Oak Grove “Pedal…
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Planning to take photos and videos of the storm? Upload them to this post by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos button located above or below the photo gallery.
A Nor'easter is rolling through the Stoneham region Wednesday afternoon and we want your storm photos and videos! You can upload your storm photos and videos to this post by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos button located above or below the photo gallery. Make sure you're logged into your free Stoneham Patch user account before attempting to upload the images. While logged in, upload the images and provide a full-sentence caption as well as the photographer's or videographer's name in the "credit" field. We look forward to seeing your images!
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Check out our sampling of stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week.
Here are some stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week: Malden Malden Man 'Tested by Lucifer' Charged with Carjacking, Hospitalized: A Malden man was arrested and charged with attempted kidnapping and attempted carjacking earlier this week, after allegedly attempting to steal three vehicles in the parking lot of a Connecticut hospital. The Hartford Courant reports that William C. Palma, 21, was admitted to the hospital after "acting irrationally" on a bus near Vernon, Connecticut. Police told the paper Palma claimed he was being "tested by Lucifer to find his way home." The man was submitted to nearby Rockville General Hospital for treatment. Medford Tragedy Avoided at Wright's Pond: Tragedy was avoided at Medford's …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
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Here's a look at some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week: Malden Manhole Explosion Near Malden Sq.: A local surveillance video captured a small manhole explosion near Malden Center Wednesday afternoon, with the lid briefly popping off into the air from the force of the blast. Malden Fire and National Grid representatives are on scene for an investigation, though no injuries were reported. Local businesses have not been affected, a city official said. North Reading Two Prisoners Escaped Holding Facility in North Reading: Around 7:17 a.m. Monday morning, two prisoners being held before their arraignment escaped from the North Reading Police Department holding facility, police said. The two prisoners, …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Check out some of the stories making headlines this week in the Stoneham region.
Take a look at some of the stories making headlines this week in the Stoneham region: Malden Stabbed Teen in Stable Condition: Police have confirmed a teenager stabbed near Ferry and Upham St. was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the Boston Globe reported. Authorities have not released the name of the victim, who was stabbed following a verbal argument with two other men. Gatcomb said the suspects were reported Hispanic, with one wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and the other wearing a white t-shirt and red baseball cap. The men reportedly fled up Ferry St. after the attack. Medford Bestsellers Cafe Re-Opens: After five years shuttered, Bestsellers Cafe in Medford Square re-opened at 7 a.m. …
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…
Sunday, June 3, 2012
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