Monday, November 26, 2012
The fire station photo taken by John Scullin narrowly beats Charlie McGrath's image captured at Spot Pond.
In the Stoneham Patch Facebook Cover Photo Contest, the fire station photo taken by John Scullin narrowly beats Charlie McGrath's image captured at Spot Pond. By the time voting concluded at noon on Saturday, Scullin's photo had garnered seven votes to McGrath's six. McGrath will receive a $50 gift card plus bragging rights that their photo is the top of our Facebook page! Thank you to all of you who voted and submitted photos for the contest!
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Scope out the latest photograph captured in town.
Our "Photo of the Day" is of a sign to the First Congregational Church in Stoneham, with the Stoneham Fire Station off in the distance. Got a great photo captured in Stoneham? Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org for future Photo of the Day consideration.
Friday, March 9, 2012
Take a gander at the latest image snapped in town.
Our "Photo of the Day" is of the American flag waving in the strong winds Thursday near Stoneham Fire Station.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Scope out the latest image captured in town.
Check out the latest "Photo of the Day" of a light snow falling outside the Stoneham Fire Station. Got a great photo captured in Stoneham? Email it to email@example.com for future Photo of the Day consideration.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Check out the latest "Photo of the Day" by Stoneham Patch photographer Sarah Nelson.
Check out the latest "Photo of the Day" by Stoneham Patch photographer Sarah Nelson of Stoneham's historic fire station. Got a great photo snapped in Stoneham? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for Photo of the Day consideration.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Check out the latest image captured by Stoneham Patch photographer Sarah Nelson.
Check out the latest "Photo of the Day" taken by Stoneham Patch photographer Sarah Nelson of the American flag waving proudly by the Stoneham Fire Department.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Scope out the latest "Patch Facts" column for activities happening in the Stoneham area.
1. Photo opportunity: The 11th annual Senior Prom Promenade gets underway at 5 p.m. at the Town Common. Parents and friends are invited to view the seniors and their dates as they walk though the Common. The Promenade offers visitors an opportunity to take photos of the prom goers. Guests are asked to park away from Stoneham Town Hall, as Central Street from the Fire Station to the Police Station will be closed to thru traffic from 4:30-6 p.m. The Promenade will be moved indoors to the Stoneham High School Gymnasium if it rains. 2. Coming together: The Community Dinner Program, which consists of more than 50 churchgoers from several churches in town providing meals to people from the community, is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. at the First …
Monday, December 20, 2010
This is the first story in an ongoing series looking at the historical structures in Stoneham.
Have you ever passed by the Stoneham Fire Department and wondered what it was like back in the early 18th century? How did firefighters save lives without the latest technology and rapid-response systems? Before 1834, Stoneham firefighters had only a leather fire bucket that held a mere three gallons of water, according to William E. Bears, Paul A. Halpin and James Abbott, authors of "History of the Stoneham Fire Department, 1725–1975." Bears, Halpin and Abbott explained Stoneham's upgrade to a hand tub in 1835 and to its first hook-and-ladder truck in 1855 that was built in Stoneham by W. Ward Child and B. F. Richardson. In 1870, Stoneham constructed its first engine house to hold the Col. Gould—the town's first steam engine. After two…