Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Winchester Board of Appeal voted Tuesday night to have CVS Pharmacy pay for a peer review traffic study in the area of the retailer's proposed store at the corner of Swanton and Washington Streets.
The Winchester Board of Appeal voted Tuesday night to have CVS Pharmacy pay for a peer review traffic study in the area of the retailer's proposed store at the corner of Swanton and Washington Streets. CVS, which has a location on Main Street in Winchester, is proposing to develop a 11,995-square-foot store with a 2,405-square-foot mezzanine in the area of 278-292 Washington St., 12 Swanton St. and 16-20 Swanton St. The area is currently zoned as mixed use, which allows for commercial development. Peer Review Traffic Study After hearing updates from the developer about the newly revised site plan, the board unanimously approved having CVS pay up to $5,000 for the traffic study. While the parameters of the traffic study were not immediately…
Monday, December 10, 2012
It's National Influenza Vaccination Week and this year is shaping up to be one of the worst flu seasons in a while. Did you get your flu shot?
More than one-third of United States residents have already been vaccinated against the influenza virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday. With National Influenza Vaccination Week, which started last Sunday and ends Saturday, health officials aim to increase that percentage, especially since this year's season may be a bad one. Influenza—more commonly known as simply "the flu"—is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses infecting the nose, throat and lungs. It spreads via infected people coughing, sneezing or talking, though people can also get infected by touching something with the flu virus on it before touching their mouth, eyes or nose. The 2012-2013 season is shaping up to be one of the worst …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Aug. 28.
1. In case you missed it: Stoneham police received a call about a man allegedly attempting to swap food stamps for cash at CVS Pharmacy, according to a police log. 2. Birds of prey: Check out the Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey program at Stone Zoo Wednesday to see several types of birds, including the bald eagle, bateleur eagle, Egyptian vulture, military macaw, spectacled owl and white-necked raven, according to the Zoo New England website. The event is free when you purchase a regular zoo ticket. Showtimes are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. 3. Are you an owner of a Stoneham business? Why not claim your directory listing on Stoneham Patch to enjoy the additional perks. 4. Local meetings: There are three municipal meetings slated for …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
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Empty storefronts aren't an uncommon finding in most communities these days and Stoneham is no exception. So, with that in mind we'll be featuring a different vacant business in town, and you can let us know what you'd like to see done with the building or property. What would you like to see happen with the nearly 20,000 square feet of vacant space at Redstone Shopping Center located near CVS Pharmacy and in front of Redstone Liquors and the former Shaw's Supermarket? Tell us your visions for the property in the comments section below.