Saturday May 18
Five Things to Know on May 17: Rediscover the Discover Hamilton Trail at Its Grand Reopening
Today is Friday, May 17. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham: 1. Sun: The skies should be dominated by sun again on Friday, with temperatures a bit cooler than Thursday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Common Medical Procedures Cost Less on the North Shore Than State Averages
Common medical procedures in Essex County cost consistently less than the state average.
Tue May 14, 2013
Are Hospital Procedures More Expensive in Essex County?
On average, it costs $400 less to get a CT scan in Essex County than Middlesex County.
Seekonk Triplets to Host Driving Safety Summit
The following is an edited press release from AT&T: More than 250 students from high schools across the country will participate this Friday in the Massachusetts Distracted Driving Summit at the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
Mon May 13, 2013
Former Selectman Headed to Trial in June on Assault Charge
Former Selectman Keith Lucy will be heading to trial next month in Salem District Court to argue against an assault charge being brought by the Essex County District Attorney's office.
Sat May 11, 2013
Letter Carriers and Acord Team up for Food Drive Saturday
This weekend once again mail carriers will come together to help those who need help putting food on the table in Hamilton and Wenham.
Thu May 09, 2013
Mass. high court mulling drug lab case procedures
Justices of Massachusetts' highest court heard arguments Thursday on whether special magistrates who are trying to unburden trial courts of a flood of drug cases tainted by a state laboratory scandal may release convicts on bail before they're granted new trials.
Wed May 08, 2013
Georgetown Fire Department (MA) Announces Selection of Aladtec's...
As Georgetown Fire Department grew, handling staff scheduling efficiently, and fairly, became a major issue.
Tue May 07, 2013
Haverhill woman, 64, accused of murder
A 64-year-old Haverhill woman is being charged with the stabbing death of her live-in boyfriend at their Water Street apartment, a spokeswoman for the Essex County District Attorney's Office said.
Fri May 03, 2013
FBI searching in Dartmouth as part of Marathon bombing probe
Bridget Patton, an FBI spokeswoman, said agents are conducting searches in the "Dartmouth area," but declined to say exactly where investigators are focusing.
Local Woman's Quilt Displayed at Area Show
Local resident Betty Atkins spent a year working on a quilt that was recently displayed at the Essex County Needlecraft Guild's 40th anniversary exhibit earlier this week in Ipswich.
Thu May 02, 2013
Senator Spilka Files Bill to Establish MetroWest Women's Commission
Senator Karen Spilka has filed legislation to establish a permanent commission on the status of women in the MetroWest region.
Wed May 01, 2013
List of charges against sex offender grows
John Burbine, already facing dozens of child sexual assault charges in Middlesex County, appeared in Essex Superior Court Wednesday to answer to two more.
Wakefield man to be arraigned on child rape charge
A Wakefield man already facing multiple charges in Middlesex County for allegedly sexually abusing children at his wife's day care center is now facing charges in Essex County.
Officials Talk About Joining Police Mutual Aid Group NEMLEC
The large-scale law enforcement search in Watertown for at-large bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on April 19 brought to mind whether Swampscott should join the regional police response group NEMLEC, the town administrator said.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The History of 505 Main Street - Or, The Lynnfield Middle School Property
Editor's Note: Ernie Hutchins lived in Lynnfield decades ago before moving up to Gilford, New Hampshire and more recently, to Washington State.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Free Summer Day Program for Fifth Graders
The Essex County Summer Day Program will allow youth, police and peer leaders to spend the entire week together attending educational workshops and participating in team-building activities.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Glouco would outsource more inmates - to Newark
Some inmates could be shipped to the Essex County jail in Newark - about 90 miles northeast of the jail in Woodbury.