Friday, January 4, 2013
Starting Monday, Jan. 7, Mark Ouellette will be leaving Stoneham Patch to become the editor of the Melrose and Winchester Patch sites.
After more than two years at the helm, I will be leaving Stoneham Patch to become the editor of the Melrose and Winchester Patch sites starting Monday, Jan. 7. It's been a great experience working with and getting to know so many of you since I first launched the Stoneham Patch site on Dec. 21, 2010. I sincerely appreciate all your feedback and contributions to Stoneham Patch these past few years, and without your help the site would not be where it is today. Since its inception, Stoneham Patch has provided live coverage of major storms, elections, Town Meetings as well as one-on-one chats with local officials. I’ve enjoyed meeting many of you at various events, including school plays and high school graduation, Stoneham Town Day and Light…
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Check out some of the top posts in Stoneham this week.
Here are some of the top posts in Stoneham this week:
Monday, November 5, 2012
Check out the top five stories in Stoneham in October, according to page views.
According to page views, here are the top five October stories in Stoneham: 1. Stoneham Convenience Store Robbed at Gunpoint [PHOTOS] 2. BLOG RECAP: Special Town Meeting Adjourned; Will Resume Oct. 15 to Tackle Fallon Road Development Article 3. UPDATED: NSTAR: Hundreds of Stoneham Customers in the Dark 4. Construction to Resume at Stoneham Middle-Central School Site 5. PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy in Stoneham
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Please use this story on Stoneham Patch to help out your neighbors as we brave the storm together.
See a tree down in your neighborhood? Notice a road is flooded? Just saw a store clerk upload a pallet of fresh batteries? Please use this story on Stoneham Patch to help out your neighbors as we brave the storm together. As we hunker down to ride out Hurricane Sandy, we want to make sure that Stoneham stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet, 'like' Stoneham Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. As you send us messages through social media and email (email@example.com), we’ll make sure the information is added here to this story in the comments and on the map found above. If you notice wires down or a tree across the road, please alert authorities and then …
Check out some of the top posts this week in Stoneham.
Here's a look at some of the top posts this week in Stoneham:
Monday, October 1, 2012
Check out the top five stories in Stoneham in September, according to page views.
According to page views, here are the top 5 September stories in Stoneham: 1. Stoneham Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Melrose Hit-and-Run Case: A Stoneham man accused of running over a motorcyclist at a Melrose intersection Sunday morning pleaded not guilty to charges in a Malden court on Tuesday, according to officials. Eugene Ledonne, 76, of Stoneham, pleaded not guilty to charges of leaving the scene of accident after causing personal injury and assault and battery dangerous weapon (motor vehicle) in Malden District Court, according to Stephanie Guyotte of Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone's Office. Judge Matthew Nestor released Ledonne on $300 bail with conditions of no driving and no contact with the victim, Guyotte added…
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
A Middlesex Sheriff's Department captain and two corrections officers used public resources in connection with a political fundraiser for former Sheriff James DiPaola.
A captain and two corrections officers from the Middlesex Sheriff's Office were fined by the State Ethics Commission for violations of the state's conflict of interest law in connection with a fundraiser for former Sheriff's James DiPaola, the Ethics Commission announced in a press release on Wednesday this week. Capt. Eril Ligonde, Corrections Officer Richard McKinnon and Corrections Officer Heidi Ricci—who are all assigned to the Billerica House of Corrections—were paid a civil penalty of, respectively, $10,000, $3,000 and $2,000. The fines, announced yesterday in an Ethics Commission press release, come after the employees used Sheriff's Office equipment to create lists of the office employees and on state time and within Sheriff's …
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Check out our latest "Patch Facts" column for ideas on how to spend your evening in the Stoneham region.
1. They're back! The Edwards Twins return to Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main St., Stoneham to do a comedy act filled with impersonations of celebrities, including Andrea Bocelli, Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Billy Joel, Cher, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Luciano Pavarotti, Neil Diamond, Ray Charles, Rod Stewart, Roy Orbison, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner and Tom Jones. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Theatre's website or by calling 781-279-2200. 2. I love Journey! Karaoke with Kimba J. is scheduled for 8:30-11:30 p.m. at the Lakeside Tavern in the Lord Wakefield Hotel, 595 North Ave., Wakefield. 3. Live entertainment: Musician Michael Troy is slated to perform at 8 p.m. at The Fat Cactus, 215 Broadway, Lynnfield. 4. …
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Looking for something to do in the Stoneham area? Here is a quick summary.
1. Valentine's Traffic Light Party: No guessing games at this event, folks! Couples don read and singles wear green. The Valentine's Traffic Light Party, which has no cover charge, runs from 9 p.m. to midnight at Dockside Restaurant and Bar at River's Edge in Malden. 2. What a farce! The Quannapowitt Players of Reading's independent playhouse are scheduled to perform Ken Ludwig's comedic farce "Lend Me a Tenor" at 8 p.m. at 55 Hopkins St. in Reading. General admission tickets cost $18, while students and seniors pay $17 per ticket. For more information, call 781-942-2212. 3. Korean folk tale anyone? "Sunfish" is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at Stoneham Theatre in Stoneham. To purchase tickets, visit the Theatre's website. 4. Sushi and …
Friday, February 11, 2011
The 30-minute session, featuring guest speaker Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Michael Widmer, provided an overview regarding various topics on the Commonwealth's fiscal 2012 budget.
As budget season approaches, more than two dozen local residents and elected officials went to Stoneham High School on Thursday night to hear one of the Commonwealth’s experts on the state budget to offer advice on what to expect from Beacon Hill this year. After a brief introduction from Stoneham’s state legislative delegation, Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Michael Widmer discussed a variety of topics regarding the state’s budget. He noted that it’s beginning to rebound from the recession but faces massive challenges with replacing revenue provided by Federal stimulus funds, particularly regarding healthcare costs, which make up one-third of Massachusetts’ projected $30 billion budget for fiscal 2012. For Widmer, this forum…