Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Check out our Five Things column for election day on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Stoneham.
Here are five things to know on election day (Tuesday, Nov. 6) in Stoneham: 1. Voting hours: The polls will be open an hour earlier on election day on Tuesday, as Stonehamites can vote from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stoneham Town Hall Auditorium. 2. Polling place: There is one polling place in Stoneham: the Town Hall Auditorium. A table will be set up for each voting district. Find out which district is yours here. 3. Preview ballot: Check out a sample ballot posted on the town of Stoneham website. 4. Election day overview: Visit the Stoneham Election Guide for voting information. 5. Use Stoneham Patch to connect with your neighbors:
Monday, October 22, 2012
The Winchester League of Women Voters is hosting the Day at the Races Candidate Forum starting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Stoneham Town Hall Auditorium.
State Rep. Jason Lewis and candidate George Georgountzos will face off in a public debate just before the third presidential debate tonight. The Winchester League of Women Voters is hosting the Day at the Races Candidate Forum starting at 7 p.m. at the Stoneham Town Hall Auditorium at 35 Central St., Stoneham. Patti Muldoon of the Arlington League of Women Voters will moderate the forum. Residents are invited to watch Lewis and Georgountzos go head-to-head on local issues raised by residents. The League requested questions from Winchester and Stoneham that will be used tonight. If you can't make it, the forum will be aired on WinCAM and Stoneham TV during Oct. 23 and Nov. 5. Previous coverage:
Monday, October 8, 2012
The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 State Election is Wednesday, Oct. 17.
Heads up, Stonehmites: The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 State Election is Wednesday, Oct. 17. Citizens not registered to vote in Stoneham and who will be 18 years or older on or before Nov. 6, can register by mail or in person at the Town Clerk’s Office. Office hours on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon, according to the town's website. Office hours will be extended until 8 p.m. for voter registration on Oct. 17. Voter registration forms are available at the Town Clerk's Office. They are also available at the Post Office and Stoneham Public Library, and need to be postmarked no later than Oct. 17. Applications for absentee ballots may be …
Monday, October 1, 2012
The Special Town Meeting will resume on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.
Sixteen warrant articles were tackled during Stoneham Special Town Meeting Monday night in the Town Hall Auditorium. Check out our blog to see what each article dealt with and whether it was approved by Stoneham voters:
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The Selectmen will be discussing both wintery topics at a future meeting.
The Stoneham Board of Selectmen are considering bringing a skating rink and a winter carnival to the Town Common this winter. Selectman Tom Boussy discussed both activities at Tuesday night's meeting at Town Hall. "My idea is to invite local restaurants, booster clubs...get a DJ and raise a few bucks for (local organizations)," Boussy said of the Winter Carnival, adding that it would be a first step toward revitalizating the downtown area. Boussy suggested the event be held on a Saturday night, possibly in January sometime. Selectman John DePinto, who requested the item be added to a future meeting agenda, asked how the town would go about promoting businesses sponsoring the winter carnival. Town Administrator David Ragucci said the town …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
State Rep. Jason Lewis is expected to have a Youth Voting Night in front of Stoneham Town Hall at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. He'll speak about the importance of voting.
State Rep. Jason Lewis is expected to have a Youth Voting Night in front of Stoneham Town Hall at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to an email from Lewis' office. Lewis will speak about the importance of voting. Voting materials will be available to register to vote and set up an absentee ballot. Free pizza also will be available.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for July 31.
1. Meeting time: The Stoneham Retirement Board is expected to meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Town Hall Conference Room. Here's a look at the agenda. 2. Weather forecast: The forecast for Stoneham on Tuesday calls for fog before 8 a.m., partly sunny skies with temperatures in the mid-to-high 70s and rain and thunderstorms possible around 11 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. 3. Library fun: Stoneham Public Library's weekly Musical StoryTime is slated for 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Marcy Room, according to the library website. The free program is geared toward families and includes a variety of activities, such as nursery rhymes, songs and instrument playing. The program is sponsored by a grant provided by the Stoneham …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Check out our latest Photo of the Day.
Our Photo of the Day is of the Stoneham Town Hall sign found posted along Central Street on a summer day. As much as we enjoy posting photographs we've captured in Stoneham, we'd love to feature your photos on the Stoneham Patch. Got a great photo captured in Stoneham? Upload it to our Pics & Clips community photo gallery for future Photo of the Day consideration.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Check out our latest Photo of the Day captured in town.
Our Photo of the Day is of a Stoneham war memorial located near Town Hall. As much as we enjoy posting photographs we've captured in Stoneham, we'd love to feature your photos on the Stoneham Patch. Got a great photo captured in Stoneham? Upload it to our Pics & Clips community photo gallery for future Photo of the Day consideration.
Friday, June 29, 2012
The Stoneham Board of Selectmen discussed possibly reducing the trash fee at their meeting on Tuesday night at Town Hall.
The Stoneham Board of Selectmen are looking into possibly reducing the town's trash fee. During Tuesday night's Selectmen's session at Town Hall, Town Administrator David Ragucci said that Stoneham has been "trending downward on the tonage" in terms of garbage disposal. Ragucci and Selectman Robert Sweeney explained that due to this fact, they were in favor of the initiative to reduce garage fees for a majority of residents. Ragucci and Sweeney explained they supported a $20 reduction effective July 1 as long as we current levels. Ragucci also pointed out that the reduction "may come back if the tonage increases." Ragucci and Sweeney discussed how the reduction will affect current full-rate residents and not those on a flat, unadjustable …