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Local sailor attempts to bring Marblehead Trophy home

Chris Stevens marblehead@wickedlocal.com @MheadReporter — The Marblehead Trophy was sent out into the sailing world almost 90 years ago and there is no record that anyone even tried to bring it home until last year.


MA Weather: 1 to 2 Feet Of Snow Expected This Weekend

The first major snow of the season could dump between 1 to 2 feet of snow in Massachusetts. The National Weather Service said Thursday morning a winter storm watch is in effect for most of the state except for the Cape and southernmost area.


Charlie Baker says he’s planning to file legislation to legalize sports gambling in Massachusetts

Gov. Charlie Baker announced Thursday that he plans to file legislation to legalize bets on professional sports in Massachusetts, following the Supreme Court decision last May striking down a federal sports gambling ban.


90-year old Marblehead Trophy surfaces

Chris Stevens marblehead@wickedlocal.com @MheadReporter — A small controversy has erupted over a sailing trophy that originated in and is named for Marblehead, but left for Europe some 90 years ago and hasn’t been back since.


Marblehead School Dept. knowingly violated state finance law

Chris Stevens marblehead@wickedlocal.com @MheadReporter — School Committee Chairman, Meredith Tedford called the School Department’s violation of Massachusetts Finance Law unintentional but an audit of the incident called it just the opposite.


Audit: District illegally shifted money

MARBLEHEAD — Faced with a mounting budget deficit last year, the School Department illegally paid nearly $600,000 in bills from last year's school budget related to special education tuition with money in this year's school budget, all without Town Meeting approval.


North Shore to pay tribute to MLK

SALEM — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem is welcoming any and all volunteers to celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a little community service.


Police: Man Flashed Gun At Ex-Girlfriend Outside Danvers Mall

DANVERS, MA -- A man who police say flashed a gun at his ex-girlfriend during a child custody swap in the parking lot of the Liberty Tree Mall in Danvers pleaded not guilty Wednesday to domestic assault with a dangerous weapon and assault charges. Several witnesses called police Jan.7 after seeing D


Massachusetts House conducting ‘full investigation’ into allegations that lawmaker groped woman’s backside

BOSTON — A special Massachusetts House committee will conduct a full investigation into whether a male representative grabbed an incoming female lawmaker’s backside during a cocktail reception.


Significant storm expected to dump more than a foot of snow in Massachusetts

BOSTON (WHDH) - A dusting of snow and rain could make for a slick morning commute on Friday but a significant storm that’s tracking toward New England could dump more than a foot of snow in some areas this weekend.


Something ‘Curious’ coming to Marblehead

Marblehead Little Theatre will be presenting the Tony award-winning play, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” written by Simon Stephens, based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Jan. 25 through Feb. 3.


REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: A tale of two schools

Tim McCarthy tmccarthy@wickedlocal.com @HWChronicle — Dan Mac Alpine of the Ipswich Chronicle and Chris Stevens of the Marblehead Reporter talk about the trials and tribulations of local communities attempting to construct or renovate school buildings.


What Do You Know About Modern Square Dancing?

Who hasn't heard of square dancing? It usually conjures up thoughts of western music and clothing, a kind of hoedown theme. That is NOT modern square dancing, which includes any type of music with a good beat and whatever type of clothes one is comfortable wearing while moving at a brisk pace. Danve


LeBron James was ‘astonished’ upon seeing Kyrie Irving called him

Kyrie Irving shocked just about everybody on Wednesday night when he told reporters in Boston that he had called LeBron James to apologize for being too headstrong during their days in Cleveland. And that public sentiment was matched, if not exceeded, by the man who received Irving's call.


NSMC Names Physicians Of Excellence

From NSMC:North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) honored exceptional physicians Mark R. Anderson, M.D., and Wilfred R. Lewis, M.D., with the Physician of Excellence Award; Suzanne Nevins, R.N., with the Dr. E. Augustus Holyoke Memorial Award; and Mona Hinrichsen, M.D., and Adolfo M. Pena Salazar, M.D., w


Kick Saves: A cut above: Marblehead's Cresta sets new all-time scoring mark

You could probably fill out an entire line chart only using Marblehead girls hockey players that have either assisted on one of Sydney Cresta’s goals or scored on one of her passes.


Massachusetts food stamps recipients will get February benefits early due to government shutdown

Most Massachusetts food stamps recipients will receive their February benefits early due to the partial government shutdown. State officials are cautioning recipients to budget wisely, since those benefits will have to last for the entire month.


Learn to Skate - Classes Enrolling Now

Now is a great time to learn to skate ! Adults, tots, & teens. Sign up anytime, registration is on-going. Classes are held in Hamilton at the Pingree School/Johnson Rink, and in Gloucester at the Talbot Rink.


Snow In Peabody: What You Need To Know

PEABODY, MA -- Weather forecasters say Massachusetts could get as much as one to two feet of snow this weekend. Here's what you need to know to before the storm hits Peabody. We'll update this story with cancellations as we hear of them, but, in the meantime, keep the following in mind:


Danvers moves to .500 with key win over Marblehead

DANVERS — The 2018-19 boys basketball campaign has been a work in progress for both the Marblehead and Danvers squads. So if Tuesday's tilt between the two Northeastern Conference foes was any indication of the road ahead, it appears the Falcons are a bit further along in the process.