Stanley Kids Learn About Native Americans
The school is grateful that its PTO Cultural Arts Committee brought this program to Stanley once again.
Isa Lost and Found in Swampscott
Isa still is. But the 1-year-old Spaniel mix could easily have become a was. The difference makers were many and now she is safe at Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem.
Fri May 17, 2013
Windows of Swampscott Presentation Saturday
Saturday, May 18th 11 a.m. to noon at the Swampscott Library, second floor conference room Thousands of dollars are spent to replace original windows, but are they as beautiful, functional and money saving as the originals you already have? Can replacements look and perform as well as the ones built with the house? The Window Woman, Alison Hardy, ... (more)
Gunfire at Town Line: Police Pursue Shooting Suspect
The incident began early Monday with a suspect fleeing a shooting on Essex Street in Lynn just over the Swampscott line.
Tue May 14, 2013
What Would You Do with $350 Million Powerball Jackpot?
The Powerball jackpot will hit $350 million for Wednesday's drawing. Though not the largest Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri.
Swampscott Senior Segue: Maggie Upham
Congratulations to senior Maggie Upham. Maggie is headed to the University of Maine in the fall where she will study nursing.
Vintage Swampscott on May 22: Lou Gallo at the Fish House
The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22 at the Swampscott Yacht Club, which is on the second floor of the Fish House at Fisherman's Beach in Swampscott.
Mon May 13, 2013
Denzel Washington May Be Coming to Town For a Movie
Will Denzel Washington be the next star to make a movie in Swampscott? Bill Laganas, owner of Lynn Meatland - a meat market, sandwich shop and catering company in Lynn - said yesterday he got a call late last week from movie crew members saying movie scouts were looking at locations in Swampscott for a Denzel Washington film.
Chat With a Chairman: Jill Sullivan
Chat with Board of Selectmen Chairman Jill Sullivan: What will your priorities be? My first priority as Chairman this year is to continue to improve the functioning and effectiveness of the Board of Selectmen.
Forty Steps Dance Coming in Two Weeks
Once seated, they'll witness a preview of "Night Creatures," the second choreography in the new "Creatures" piece created by Artistic Director Sallee Slagle, who founded Forty Steps Dance 20 years ago.
Sun May 12, 2013
Atop the Salem Harbor Power Stack
In the coming months, the two massive power stacks that have dominated the Salem skyline for more than 60 years will come down and the one-of-a-kind view of Salem seen above will be gone forever.
Swampscott High Baseball Registers an Even Dozen
Ryan January and Brendan McDonald belted home runs and senior lefthander Alex Zuchero stifled batters all afternoon as Swampscott rolled to a 12-1 win over Bedford Saturday, avenging the Big Blue's 13-0 season-opening loss to the Buccaneers.
Having children fodder for female comedians
A comic who talks onstage about her parenting skills risks being judged for them by the audience.
Sat May 11, 2013
Firefighters Stay Sharp at Riverhead
Twenty-eight firefighters converged on Riverhead Beach Wednesday running a network of lines through fire trucks and sending streams of water arcing into the harbor.
Fri May 10, 2013
What's New With the Grown Ups 2's Sandler, Lautner, Rock, and Hayek Crew
Movie stars who made Swampscott home last summer have been traveling the promotional circuit with only two months before Grown Ups 2's opening.
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Harding Mudge Bush opens Main Street studio
On April 1, Harding Mudge Bush opened a store at 30 Main St. to sell his watercolor paintings and note cards.
Swampscott Students Talk Auction
The Loop The May 20-23 cable auction is home base on a loop that is the television production education for Swampscott High students.
Mass AFL-CIO President Praises Swampscott Decision on Home Rule
By Steven A. Tolman, President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Massachusetts titan, Thomas "Tip" O'Neill famously said that, "All politics is local." Perhaps no greater demonstration of that slogan of democracy exists than the Town Meetings that occur in municipalities across our commonwealth.
Thu May 09, 2013
7 Jobs that Make the World a Better Place
The following story was provided by AOL.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuiler Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life - from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy ... (more)
Odor and Library Requests Fly; Historical By-Law Falls
On the second and final night of Town Meeting, Tuesday, members gave a thumbs up to Capital Improvement Committee sponsored items in Article 13 including odor mitigation for the new police station.