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Storm warning: Area harbormasters, boaters prepare for Jose

Hurricane Jose may stay offshore, but local harbormasters and boat owners are preparing for the worst, even if it's just a precaution. Jose is expected to bring heavy rain at times and wind gusts over 30 mph on Wednesday and into Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Though unp

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Marblehead Arts Association to host King Hooper Mansion talk

MARBLEHEAD - "Illustrated Talk; The Women and Children of the King Hooper Mansion, 1728-1790" will be presented by cultural historian Judy Anderson from 3-4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Marblehead Arts Association, 8 Hooper St. The illustrated talk will include the women and children who called the King Hoo

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 21:11:18

Memories of Marblehead are his muse

In his living room on Overlook Road, 93-year-old Anton "Tony" Cohen sits surrounded by his signature paintings of family members and Marblehead landmarks from past and present. His small dog, Paco, a corgi-Chihuahua mix, is nestled behind his chair, careful to stay close to his owner when there's st

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 14:33:14

A granite bench: A Marblehead love story

Dorothy and Alex Michaud had their first kiss at the Corinthian Yacht Club and the family plans to mark that moment with a granite bench in their honor. The Board of Selectmen voted to allow Biff Michaud to place a granite bench on a sliver of town owned property near the pump station by the Corinth

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 14:30:00

Marblehead downs Swampscott in battle of unbeatens

MARBLEHEAD - Both the Marblehead and Swampscott field hockey teams were undefeated coming into Monday's big Northeastern Conference clash. But by the time the final horn sounded, only one team's record would remain unblemished. The Magicians recorded their third shutout of the season with a 2-0 vic

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:36:28

Tropical storm watch now a warning for southeastern Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for southeastern Massachusetts from Watch Hill, R.I., to Hull as Hurricane Jose passes southeast of Nantucket on Tuesday and Wednesday. The storm will have lost much of its strength by the time it reaches New England, but three to five

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

MAC Summer Concert Series concludes

The Maudslay Arts Center celebrated its Silver Jubilee 25th anniversary season with a lineup of concerts, culminating in "A Salute to Veterans" with singer-songwriter Don Campbell on Aug. 27. Approximately 250 people were in attendance as veterans and their guests were treated to a performance by Ca

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 19:14:42

5 Things to Do This Week: Sept. 22-29

1 Wildcat 5K Trail Run-Walk-Wag & Family Fun: starting at 9 a.m. Sept. 23, Stiles Pond Camp, 4A Stiles Pond Road, Boxford. This year a wag category has been added for those who want to participate with their four-legged friend. Cash prizes, awards and trail-gating for all ages afterwards. 5K partici

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 14:38:00

Event spotlight: me & thee coffeehouse to host John Gorka in concert

WHAT: John Gorka in concert WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 WHERE: me & thee coffeehouse at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead, 28 Mugford St. COST: $25 in advance and $28 at the door Anointed by Rolling Stone as the "preeminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk Movement," John Gorka has

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 14:37:00

Best Bets: Three great things to do this weekend

John Gorka, a figurehead of the '90s folk music scene, will celebrate the release of his new anthology album at Me&Thee coffeehouse, located at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead, 28 Mugford St., on Friday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. "Before Beginning: The Unreleased I Know" features songs left

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Cops: Lynn man who robbed 2 Quincy businesses arrested

QUINCY - Police said they have arrested a man they believe robbed two Quincy businesses over the past two weeks. Stanley Carter, 35, of Lynn was charged with two counts of armed robbery. He was arrested by the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section Tuesday in Boston. On Sunday, officers

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 14:51:54

Judge denies motion to dismiss charges against Gates

BEVERLY - A Salem Superior Court judge has rejected a bid by former Franco-American Club president William "Bill" Gates to dismiss some of the charges he's facing. In a four-page decision released Wednesday, Judge Kenneth Salinger concluded that prosecutors had presented adequate evidence to the gr

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

Mayor threatens to pull out of parade

BEVERLY - Mayor Mike Cahill has publicly apologized for the content of the past two Fourth of July Horribles parades, and promised to not walk in next year's unless changes are made. This comes roughly 2-1/2 months after this summer's parade. But whether or not the Beverly Farms-Prides Crossing Four

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-20 22:00:00

YOUR COMMENTS: 'Colorblind' casting of 'Evita'

Should North Shore Music Theatre have been more culturally sensitive in casting "Evita"? Here's what you had to say. A story on WBUR about concerns over casting of "Evita" at Beverly's North Shore Music Theatre -- notably a lack of Latinx actors in the musical about First Lady of Argentina Eva Peron

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 22:38:08

'Idol' and Broadway star Constantine Maroulis returns to New England for NSMT's 'Evita'

Before breaking into the big leagues on "American Idol" and on Broadway, Constantine Maroulis was a shy teenager in a New Jersey suburb dreaming of becoming a performer. But there was one hurdle: During school plays, he'd freeze up, paralyzed by stage fright. But the combination of teachers' praise

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 19:39:46

5 Things to Do This Week, Sept.

There's plenty to do in and around Beverly this week: 1. BEVERLY HIGH SCHOOL MATTRESS FUNDRAISER: Saturday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Beverly High School Field House, 100 Sohier Road, Beverly. The Beverly High School volleyball program will be hosting its 5th annual mattress fundraiser. Simmons B

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:26:00

Laser takes the fear out of a trip to the dentist

A high-tech tool is now easing fears about getting in that dentist chair. It comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports about 20 percent of kids have at least one untreated cavity. They are using a laser at Dr. Ron Plotka's Swampscott dentist office -- something he describes as

WCVB - 2017-09-20 22:40:00

Coast Guard, State Police searching for missing Saugus Kayaker

The search for a kayaker reported missing on the Saugus River Tuesday was postponed after several hours, according to a State Police spokesman. Also searching are the Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Environmental Police, Lynn Harbormaster, Nahant Police Department, Saugus Fire and Police D

APPSFORPCDAILY.COM - 2017-09-20 15:55:17

Officials: Woman convicted of drug possession in Salem caught with carfentanil in jail

BRENTWOOD - A prisoner was indicted by a grand jury this month for having carfentanil, a drug created to tranquilize large animals like elephants, while in custody at the Rockingham County House of Corrections in April. Lynne Hebert, 44, of Milton and formerly Barrington, was serving a year-long sen

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:41:05

#KnowFear: Salem's inaugural horror fest rooted in one man's terrifying trauma

SALEM - Kevin Lynch was planning something big, something terrifying. Then something terrifying happened to him, and it made him go bigger. That's four weekends of exploring horror - one of cinema's hottest genres - in the Halloween capital of the world, during Salem's peak tourist season. The inaug

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:00:00