Sunday, April 21, 2013
Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning.
During a press conference Sunday afternoon at Mount Auburn Hospital, Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning. Following the conference, Dr. Russell Nauta, professor of surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital, explained what happened to Donohue Jr. "He was shot through the anterior thigh and there was an entrance wound and no exit wound so the bullet remains in the leg," Nauta said, adding that there were no fractures and partial transection of three out of the four blood vessels that are in the leg. "There was bleeding from the wound that led to cardiac arrest …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Check out some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week.
Here are some of the stories making headlines in the Stoneham region this week: New David O. Russell Movie Starring Big Names to Film in Woburn Next Week: Mayor Scott Galvin posted to his Facebook page last night that there will be filming for a new movie at the Clapp School next week. According to Galvin, the yet-to-be-named movie stars Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Admans, and Louis C.K. Film executives and crews have been working with Mayor Scott Galvin, Superintendent Mark Donovan, Police Chief Robert Ferullo, Fire Chief Paul Tortolano and other key city and school department officials to prepare for the day of filming. When Will Melrose's Golf Courses Open This Spring? With several snowstorms hitting the city…
Friday, November 16, 2012
Police believe a masked gunman who robbed a Gulf Gas Station in Reading late Thursday night is the same suspect in five Stoneham area armed robberies and an attempted armed robbery Sunday night at a convenience store in Stoneham.
Police believe a masked gunman who robbed a Reading gas station late Thursday night is the same suspect in five Stoneham area armed robberies and an attempted armed robbery Sunday night at a convenience store in Stoneham. The Gulf Gas Station on Main Street in Reading was robbed of several hundred dollars Thursday evening at approximately 10:45 p.m., according to Reading Police. The suspect was described as a white male, approximately six feet tall and 180 pounds. He was wearing black pants, a black sweatshirt with a hood and a mask. The suspect made it a point to show his black handgun to the clerk before he took several hundred dollars, according to police. Police believe the suspect "matches the description of the suspect from recent …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Since Oct. 30, five Stoneham area businesses have been robbed at gunpoint, and police believe it's the same person.
Recently, five armed robberies have occurred at Melrose area businesses and police believe the suspect in each case is the same person. Since Oct. 30, five armed robberies—including one at the DB Mart convenience store and another at Sunset Tanning in Stoneham—have taken place in the area, including one in Melrose, Winchester and Woburn, according to investigators. The suspect is described as being a white male, approximately 5-foot-8, wearing a black hat, black mask, black sweat shirt, black gloves, black running pants with a white stripe down the leg and black sneakers with white soles, according to Stoneham Detective Christopher Dalis. "I have been working with Woburn, Winchester and Melrose detectives," said Stoneham Detective …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Private search crews combed the woods on the Woburn/Stoneham line on Saturday, July 28 looking for the body of Melanie Melanson.
Searchers have uncovered "points of interest" in the woods where missing Woburn teenager Melanie Melanson went missing in 1989, according to WBZ-TV. Private search crews, with cadaver dogs, detected such points in the Middlesex Fells Reservation in Stoneham on Saturday, July 28, according to WBZ-TV. Now, additional investigation is needed to determine whether a body is located there. Melanson was 14 when she disappeared from a party in the woods in 1989 on the Woburn/Stoneham line. A new tip given to Mike Garigan, a private detective working the case, prompted searchers to comb the woods on July 28. The tipster said Melanson's body had been moved to the reservation. Searchers covered 40 acres of woods and focused on the section off of …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Check out our latest sampling of houses sold in and around town.
Realtors: Add your photos of recently sold homes to this gallery! It's easy—just sign into your Stoneham Patch account (or sign into Stoneham Patch using your Facebook account). Click the "Upload Photos & Videos" button above the photo gallery and follow the directions. The property's address, sale price, listing agent and other details can be included in the photo's caption. Here is a sampling of homes sold in the Stoneham region from May 5-15: Address Details Sale Price List Price Listing Agent [Editor's note: Information and photos from the New England Moves website were used in this report. Properties marked with an asterisk (*) didn't have a photo available.]
Monday, May 14, 2012
Men from Dorchester and Stoneham are facing drug possession charges after being arrested at the grocery store May 8.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] At 9:41 p.m. May 8, Stoneham police responded to Stop & Shop Supermarket on Main Street to check on two suspicious individuals. Abdul Fofanah, 20, of 383 William St., Stoneham, and Leander Ortega, 20, of 63 Westwind Road, Dorchester, were arrested and charged with possession to distribute a class D drug, marijuana, and conspiracy to violate drug law. May 8 @12:31 p.m.: Police called to Main Street for a report of a minor motor vehicle accident. A truck was making a delivery to Furniture World and backed into a parked minivan. No injuries or tows reported. @3:25 p.m.: Police …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Take a gander at the latest image taken in Stoneham.
Check out the latest "Photo of the Day" captured by Lisa Gallagher of Stoneham High School hockey player Stephen Columbus playing in a game against Woburn Saturday. Got a great photo captured in Stoneham? Email it to email@example.com for future Photo of the Day consideration.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Check out the latest "Bites Nearby" column.
Overview: TreMonte, an Italian restaurant in Woburn Center, is a popular hot spot for foodies and Woburnites alike who enjoy their Italian cuisine a little more upscale. Run by chef Anthony Contarino, the restaurant has been a staple in Woburn for eight years. Chef Contarino trained as a French chef at Johnson & Wales but was inspired by his Grandma’s Italian home cooked food. TreMonte serves up Italian classics that we are all familiar with while also peppering the menu with fancier fare inspired by the regions of Florence, Naples and Tuscany. On weekend evenings the place gets really busy, so call ahead for a reservation. Keep an eye out for our own Mayor Scott Galvin who we saw dining at TreMonte. Décor: With dark wood furniture and low…
Thursday, October 20, 2011
The most famous buffet in Woburn.
Overview: Great Mandarin Restaurant overlooks Four Corners in Woburn from its second story balcony. The restaurant is known among Woburnites for its Luncheon and Dinner Buffets. They serve a variety of cuisines including Mandarin, Hunan, Szechuan and Polynesian. The prices are reasonable, the selections are abundant and the view of Four Corners can’t be beat! Decor: As you enter Great Mandarin, the takeout counter is on your right and you get a fabulous view of the buffet right smack in front of you. There is plenty of seating for dine-in including plush burgundy booths. White flowers and branches add to the oriental feel of the décor. Beverages: Could I have a pot of China Tea please? Along with their traditional hot tea service, Great …