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At SAFE forum, Salem's gas-leaks epidemic to be discussed

A Salem Alliance for the Environment public forum next week aims to, in part, raise the public's conscience about an epidemic of leaky pipes spewing out natural gas across the city. "The Hidden Cost of Salem's Gas Leaks" is the name of the forum to take place in Salem State University's Enterprise C

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-18 19:51:04

SATV SPOTLIGHT: SATV to air 'Paraween UFO Festival in Salem'

Salem Access Television is looking into the night sky and wondering what those mysterious lights are. In October, Salem hosted many different events as part of the annual Haunted Happenings festivities. One new event this year focused on a subject Salem has a history with but often gets overlooked


Salem Tightens Oversight Of Airbnb Properties

SALEM, MA -- Salem City Council passed new regulations for inspecting rental properties in the city. In addition to calling for inspections every time a new tenant takes lease of an apartment, the new rules call for people who make their property available for short-term rentals submit to annual ins


Salem Police Installing Surveillance Cameras At Popular Sites

SALEM, MA -- Salem will install surveillance cameras at four popular public spaces in the city, following approval of a police department request by City Council. The cameras will record images only; no sound will be recorded. In her request to City Council, Salem Police Chief Mary Butler said the c


Coffee chain owner goes to court

Over the course of two decades, John Mahoney built and grew a small chain of coffee shops called The Atomic Cafe. By last year, he and his brother had three locations, in Beverly, Marblehead and Newburyport, as well as a coffee-roasting facility in Salem, and had trademarked the "Atomic Coffee Roast

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Healey leaves chamber for new challenge

PEABODY - After 16 years with the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO Deanne Healey is leaving. She has accepted a job offer from Salem Five, but she will still be based in Peabody. As a vice president market manager, Healey will be responsible for overseeing the Northshore Mall bran

SALEM NEWS - 2017-11-19 22:09:18

NORTH SHORE BOOK NOTES: 'Caregiver Defined' by Michael Fortuna

Massachusetts author Michael Fortuna's new book, "Caregiver Defined: Words That Honor the Work of the Caregiver," is written for caregivers. It is meant, says the author, to acknowledge their efforts and provide some comfort. The book's November launch coincides with National Family Caregivers Month

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-19 19:12:52

Volunteers wanted to help elders manage money

North Shore Elder Services would like to thank Salem Five for their generous donation to our money management program. Salem Five employees Candace Doucette, Luisa Coppola and Karyn Salines-Alves nominated North Shore Elder Services to receive the donation. These three employees are active volunteer

SALEM NEWS - 2017-11-19 23:56:04

Hope for Destin high school not dead

Supporters of the proposed high school in the city were less than happy Monday when the Okaloosa County School Board voted to rescind its half-cent sales tax referendum. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com DESTIN - Supporters of the proposed high school in t

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 15:00:00

Destin Elementary students learn what it takes to be a pilgrim (PHOTOS)

Teacher Emily Stephens said she organized the event to teach children how to compare the present to times past. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com DESTIN - From shucking corn to milking a cow, students at Destin Elementary School adopted the chores of pilgr


EDITORIAL: Is the Gulfview Hotel worth the expense?

When the idea of relocating the old Gulfview Hotel to the heart of downtown Fort Walton Beach was first floated earlier this year, supporters quickly lined up for the idea. The building, which dates back to the early 1900s, has had several expensive renovations over the years and could be due for a

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

BLOTTER: Woman calls 911 about bird feeder vandal

NICEVILLE - A woman called 911 because she said her bird feeder and other yard decorations had been vandalized for the second time in a week. Niceville Police Department dispatchers received the call on Nov. 3 and police went to the woman's home, according to call history records. The woman said it

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

CELEBRATE COMMUNITY: Mission Love Seeds plants seeds of hope

"I remember putting together the 10-year anniversary newsletter and it was mind-boggling to think what we accomplished. We are truly blessed to be a blessing for others." DESTIN - Mission Love Seeds began with 600 pounds of rice and a big heart. It was toward the end of 2004 when Barbi Carroll made

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 14:00:00

Wozniak charged with murder in shooting death of husband

The Medical Examiner's Office determined Alfred Wozniak had been shot in the left temple. His body was found inside a tarp, arms duct taped at the wrists and placed across his midsection while his feet were taped together at the ankles. By Bob Heist | 315-4404 | @bobheistNWFDN | bheist@nwfdailynews.

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 16:21:35

Local hospitals' safety assessed in nonprofit's report

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville each received "A" rankings from The Leapfrog Group. By Jim Thompson | 315-4445 | @Jimtnwfdn | jthompson@nwfdailynews.com FORT WALTON BEACH - Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville each received "A


CELEBRATE COMMUNITY: Volunteers clean up Garniers Beach Park

For years, members of the Fort Walton Beach service club have rolled up their sleeves and gotten to work at the neighborhood park. On Oct. 28, they carried out the annual tradition along with local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and volunteers with Project HOPE. FORT WALTON BEACH - Garniers Beach Park r


Cultural, Civic Association revamps identity

The Fountain Hills Cultural and Civic Association has rolled out its "I Love Fountain Hills" campaign with a new website and logo. The "I Love Fountain Hills" logo will be used for all branding, marketing and communication efforts to include all sub-organizations and events of the Cultural and Civic

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-11-20 07:00:00

Celebrate at Fort McDowell this weekend

This weekend is the Fort McDowell Orme Dam Victory Days celebration with rodeo and Pow Wow activities as well as parade and other sports competition. The public is welcome to enjoy the rodeo and Pow Wow competition on Saturday and Sunday. This weekend is the Fort McDowell Orme Dam Victory Days celeb


Wear a life jacket when fishing from a boat in cold water

PHOENIX - Nearly one-third of Arizona's boaters say fishing is their favorite activity to do while boating, and for many, fall is an ideal time of year to go out in search of that state record bass (or trout or catfish or ...). But as the weather cools down, so does the water temperature. The U.S. C

SONORAN NEWS - 2017-11-19 07:00:36

2018 spring hunt draw results now available

PHOENIX - The wait is over for hopeful hunters who applied for a 2018 spring hunt permit-tag. To view the draw results for the spring turkey, javelina, bison and bear hunting seasons, visit https://draw.azgfd.gov/and click on "View Results and Bonus Points," or call (602) 942-3000. Those who have an

SONORAN NEWS - 2017-11-19 07:00:06