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Reading police log: Sept. 18-24

The following are excerpts from the Reading police log from Monday, Sept. 18, through Sunday, Sept. 24. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Monday, Sept. 18 7:30 a.m.: A cat was reported abandoned in a crate outs

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-25 16:12:52

Comfort and Charm Combine In A Traditional Cape

READING, MA -- A three-bedroom Cape with potential for a fourth bedroom. Address: 233 Van Norden Rd, Reading, MassachusettsPrice: $579,900Square Feet: 1656Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2 BathsBuilt: 1979Features: A rare, sought-after blend of comfort and charm is sprinkled about this traditional Cape Cod S

PATCH - 2017-09-26 17:31:04

Austin Prep welcomes three additions to its board

Austin Preparatory School in Reading is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Trustees. Joseph M. Carregal is a graduate from the class of 2005. He has been an Assurance Asset Management Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Boston for seven years. He is also part of the company's

PATCH - 2017-09-26 12:36:46

Night of listening and learning to be held in response to hate graffiti

READING - Reading Embraces Diversity (RED), a new community action group, will be holding their kickoff event on Tuesday, October 3, from 7:00-9:00 PM at the Performing Arts Center at Reading Memorial High School. The evening event, "A Night of Listening and Learning," was planned in response to the

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-25 22:45:00

Sen. Seth Moulton marries in Marblehead

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Salem, greeted the start of fall with a wedding. The second-term congressman married Liz Boardman on Friday at Old North Church in Marblehead. The couple had a reception afterward at Marblehead's Eastern Yacht Club. The wedding, which came just three months after Moulton an

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-26 19:52:10

Cast Your Luck With This Martin's Pond Home

Address: 30 Lakeside Blvd, North Reading, MassachusettsPrice: $499,900Square Feet: 2370Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 2001Features: Stunning SPACIOUS colonial with views of beautiful Martin's Pond. This updated and extremely well maintained home boasts new vinyl siding on the ou

PATCH - 2017-09-26 17:48:40

Classic Cape Has Improvements From Front To Back

LYNNFIELD, MA -- Quiet dead-end street a perfect fit for this three-bedroom Cape. Address: 13 Mitchell Rd, Lynnfield, MassachusettsPrice: $599,900Square Feet: 1891Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 1 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1954Features: Great expanded 7 room, 3 bedroom New England Cape with many updates an

PATCH - 2017-09-26 17:56:28

Bayside Engineering Client was awarded a grant of $24,250 towards the engineering and design to replace culvert

The Town of Boxford was awarded a grant of $24,250 towards the engineering and design and permitting to replace the Culvert on Valley Road as part of the Culvert Replacement Municipal Assistance Grant. Bayside Engineering, of Woburn aided in the application process and will develop the design and bi

PATCH - 2017-09-26 15:24:15

Family members, community honor victims of murder (VIDEO)

LOWELL -- At 24-year-old, Shannon Lee Meara was interested in furthering the cause of human rights, so she enrolled in Suffolk University in Boston to obtain her law degree. As her mother Arlene Meara eagerly points out, Shannon's whole life laid before her. Shannon, a graduate of Woburn High Scho

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-26 10:59:29

City is named 'Safe Harbor' by the state

WOBURN - At its most recent meeting, the City Council received word from the state and Mayor Scott Galvin that it has reached its "Safe Harbor" on affordable housing and certification. In a letter to the council from Galvin, he announced, "It is my genuine pleasure to inform you that the State's Dep

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-26 15:25:00

Turn Of the Century Brick Colonial On Wakefield's West Side

Address: 30 Jordan Ave, Wakefield, MassachusettsPrice: $819,000Square Feet: 2976Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1931Features: Center Entrance Colonial in prime Wakefield West Side location. Traditional layout features 5+ bedrooms & 3.5 baths. Step out of the chefs kitchen to a la

PATCH - 2017-09-26 18:04:02

September Summer Sizzle - Unprecedented Heat In Parts Of New England

BOSTON (CBS) - It's been a weird year. At times people have complained about heat (February). Other times it's been rain (July). Sometimes cold (March). All in fits and spurts. Many locations saw their warmest temperatures ever recorded so early in the year during that late February blast of warmth,

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-26 06:59:00

Planning Board approves Fire Station 2 site plan

BURLINGTON - Formal plans for the rebuild of Fire Station 2 on Terrace Hall Avenue were unanimously approved by the Planning Board at a recent meeting. An approval for a site plan application from the planners was all that was left for the permitting process as the proposal already earned approvals

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-26 13:34:00

Contractor: We Complied With Wilmington Rules, Town Doesn't Require Asbestos Survey

WILMINGTON, MA -- The contractor that was fined $6,000 and had its license suspended to do septic work in Wilmington after being accused of shoddy demolition work has fired back at the town, saying it followed all town regulations and complied promptly with the local health board and the Massachuset

PATCH - 2017-09-26 11:53:19

Wright-Locke holds 'barn-raising' dinner for latest project

Winchester's Wright-Locke Farm has raised $1.5 million of the $4.8 million that will be needed to build a new education center at the farm, including money raised at a Sept. 24 "Barn Raising Supper" at the farm. Attendees gathered under a tent in the farm's corral for a $125-per-plate meal of season

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-26 18:56:47

Winchester cross country teams defeat Wilmington

It was a successful home opener for the Winchester High cross country teams on Sept. 20 at Horn Pond against Wilmington. The Sachems boys won, 15-50, while the girls won, 15-48. With the wins, both Winchester teams improved to 2-0. "The boys ran their best times this year," said Sachems head coach J

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-26 06:17:38

Incredible Yard, Even Better House

WINCHESTER, MA -- Renovated in 2000 with new electrical, plumbing, and windows.Address: 34 Salisbury St, Winchester, MassachusettsPrice: $1,449,000Square Feet: 3028Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1930Features: Looking for an incredible yard AND a great house in the FLATS? Look n

PATCH - 2017-09-26 18:16:22

Inclusiveness starts at the top

WINCHESTER - A resident wants to change the Town Charter. It's not a major change; in fact, it's about the most minor change someone could suggest. Ruth Trimarchi started a petition to change the name of the Board of Selectmen to the Selectboard to be inclusive to women. Shockingly, out of the 216 s

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-26 20:00:00

Wilmington Selectmen, Residents Divided On Controversial Proposal For Drug Treatment Facility

WILMINGTON, MA -- A detox facility being proposed for a two-acre, vacant lot at 362 Middlesex Avenue near the MBTA commuter rail station would be "another tool in the toolbox" for fighting a drug and alcohol addiction epidemic that one of the backers described as "the Vietnam of this generation." Bu

PATCH - 2017-09-26 00:28:14

YMCA Where in the World Event Raises over $120,000 for Youth Development

The YMCA of Metro North held their annual fundraiser this past Saturday night, September 23rd at the Torigian Family YMCA in Peabody in support of youth development. This year, there was an international twist as they raffled off dinner for 2 anywhere in the world. The event, led by organizers David

PATCH - 2017-09-26 15:34:37