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Stoneham community comes together for veterans

On behalf of the Veterans Day Memorial Run Committee, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who sponsored, volunteered and participated in the third annual Veterans Day Memorial Run on Nov. 11. Nearly 400 individuals, largely Stoneham residents, ran or walked in honor of Veterans

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:49:04

Stoneham Tree Lighting Sunday On Common

The annual Stoneham Holiday Tree Lighting Festival will be held Sunday on the Common. Events run from 3 to 5 p.m. and conclude with the lighting of the big tree in the center of the Common. The Tree Lighting is a free afternoon event open to all. Beginning at 3 p.m., attendees can enjoy fun activiti

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:01:32

See 'She Loves Me' Friday In Stoneham For $15

Thank Thanksgiving for giving theatre fans a Friday treat. The usual Thrifty Thursday for She Loves Me, the latest show at the Greater Boston Stage Company in Stoneham, will be Friday this week. Rush tickets cost only $15 at the door and are available starting at 7 p.m., one hour prior to showtime.


Stoneham Police dispose of nearly 180 pounds of drugs following take back day

Chief James McIntyre reports that the Stoneham Police Department, in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), disposed of 187 pounds of prescription medications during National Drug Take Back Day last month. The prescription medications were collected thorough the police departm


Brothers Deli serves up goodwill in Lynn this Thanksgiving

LYNN - It's an annual tradition just like, well, Thanksgiving. Brothers Deli Restaurant opened at 8 a.m. on Thursday as patrons received nearly 1,000 free Thanksgiving meals to anyone who walked in the door. Owner George Markos, 59, who started the tradition in 1993 and has distributed more than 50

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-24 00:38:55

Holiday Lights & Community Spirit Contest Starts Today (Nov. 24)

The Town of Wakefield and the Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department (WMGLD) have joined together to promote energy conservation in the community by sponsoring a Holiday Lights & Community Spirit Contest. The contest will be conducted between Friday, Nov. 24th and Sunday, Dec. 31st, 2017, and wi

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:19:06

Day Wins Approval Of Key Funding Sources For District

State Representative Michael Day (D-Stoneham) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass H. 4018, legislation authorizing the issuance of $3.7 billion in state-backed bonds dedicated to capital facility repairs and improvements in the Commonwealth. The legislation builds upon the

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:54:09

Massachusetts Banks Report Black Friday Direct Deposit Problems

Nothing puts a damper on Black Friday shopping than waking up to find out your pay check didn't make it into your bank account. BOSTON, MA -- Some Eastern Bank customers may have had trouble jumping into the Black Friday fray. Eastern and other banks were reporting a glitch Friday morning that resul

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:45:12

Fairfield girls dominate Iowa City Liberty 54-28

Fairfield jumped out to a quick lead against Iowa City Liberty, and extended their advantage to double-digits by the half, 31-15. The 5'10 junior Malory Jones says, "We got our confidence up a little bit, and now we're ready for the season." Fairfield jumped out to a quick lead against Iowa City Lib


Fairfield boys' basketball team scrimmages Cardinal at jamboree

The Fairfield boys' basketball team started the week with a 6 a.m. practice Monday, and finished the day some 14 hours later with a 42-6 half scrimmage victory over Cardinal. Austin Simpson and Collin Breen each had eight points. Breen and Waugh each ... The Fairfield boys' basketball team started t


Jury finds man guilty of sending threatening tweets to Sen. Joni Ernst

CEDAR RAPIDS - A federal jury on Wednesday found a Waterloo man guilty of sending threatening tweets to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst in August. The jury deliberated more than four hours before reaching its verdict, which followed a one-day trial that took ... CEDAR RAPIDS - A federal jury on Wednesday found

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-11-24 16:56:54

How to break teenagers of their smartphone addiction

To the editor: The problem of cellphone/smartphone use among children has been thoroughly explored. We may even get tired of talking about it. Why? Because there are rarely any useful answers to the problem - practical, useful and realistic ... To the editor: The problem of cellphone/smartphone use


Why not locally sourced ornaments?

I was shocked and dismayed to read in the Nov. 16 Ledger that a $6,000 snowman was purchased from a catalog by the chamber for the downtown holiday display. Chamber people, what were you thinking? Fairfield has been working so hard to ... I was shocked and dismayed to read in the Nov. 16 Ledger that


Evergreen Cemetery receives $20,000 anonymous donation

The board of directors of the Fairfield Evergreen Cemetery Association announced recently it has received an anonymous pledge of up to $20,000 in the form of a matching grant to support the cemetery. Efforts are now underway to match the $20,000 gift ... The board of directors of the Fairfield Everg


Female doctors adjust lives to accommodate home

(Reuters Health) - Female physicians are more likely to make professional adjustments to accommodate their responsibilities at home, according to a new study. In particular, male doctors tend to have more help at home for childcare or elder care, the ... (Reuters Health) - Female physicians are more


Americans talk turkey, not politics or football at Thanksgiving table

WEST DES MOINES - Fewer Americans will talk about politics or football at the Thanksgiving table this year, while 96 percent of those dinners will still feature turkey. According to the 2017 Meyocks Thanksgiving Survey 1, 36 percent of Americans say ... WEST DES MOINES - Fewer Americans will talk ab


Winchester family shows Thanksgiving gratitude in the face of adversity

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ)- Many show their gratitude on Thanksgiving by giving to those in need. In Winchester Thursday, dozens of families gathered to deliver about 1,300 turkey meals to their neighbors. One of those families had every excuse not to help others this holiday. For almost 50 years people

WTVQ - 2017-11-23 23:20:58

Fayette Mall opens for Black Friday shopping

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Black Friday is officially underway in Lexington. Stores across the city opened their doors on Thursday night and early Friday morning for shoppers to find the best holiday deals. Fayette Mall opened at 6 a.m. welcoming in the first 250 people with gift cars to the mall. The

WKYT 27 - 2017-11-24 15:03:00

Trump calls for wall, travel ban after Egypt mosque attack

President Donald Trump speaks with members of the armed forces via video conference at his private club, Mar-a-Lago, on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump says he will be calling his Egyptian counterpart "

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2017-11-24 14:37:37

Finding her center - Massage therapist focused on self to heal others

Lexington native Lauren Higdon was healing herself when she opened a holistic healing center on North Ashland Avenue. "When we opened almost five years ago, my goal was to create a place that felt accessible, warm, inviting and caring for everybody, and in the nature of being holistic, that there w

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-11-24 17:54:00