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Slashed Tires and Snow-Related Complaints Among Weekend Reports
Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service between Friday, December 13 and Sunday, December 15, 2013.
Man Says Neighbor Dumped Dead Cat on Doorstep and Made Threats
6:40 p.m. A caller reported a person fell getting out of a car on Foster Street near Petrillo's.
Monster Mini-Golf of Danvers No. 2 Location in Nation
Congrats are in order for Patrick Daly at Monster Mini Golf of Danvers . The Route 1 establishment says thanks go to its newest store manager for putting his "mad scientists" to work and launching the facility into the No.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Caller Says Kids Surfing Behind Car; Man Charged With Price Tag Tampering
7:01 p.m. Report of a road rage incident at the Liberty Tree Mall. A caller said a male punched her car.
More Snow Headed to Peabody Tuesday
Are you ready for more snow? There's a good chance of another 4-6 inches heading this way Tuesday.
First Wind to sell electricity to Massachusetts utility
First Wind on Friday signed an agreement to sell the majority of the electricity it plans to generate at its Hancock Wind project near Ellsworth to an electric utility in Massachusetts.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Westfield police arrest 4 in armed robbery
WESTFIELD - Four men were arrested and charged with armed robbery, after a patrol officer spotted and stopped a car that matched the description of one used by men fleeing the scene.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
First Parking Ban of the Winter Declared in Peabody
The city is declaring an emergency parking ban effective 4 p.m. on Saturday. The ban, which prohibits all on-street parking until further notice, comes as the first significant winter storm of the season is headed toward the Peabody area.
Danvers Teen Arrested After School Disturbance; Man Faces Drug Charge
Police checked the area, but didn't find anyone. 6:52 p.m. Clinton R. Bramesco, 59, of 24 Weston St., Danvers, was arrested by Peabody police, following a motor vehicle stop on Route 114 in Peabody near Chandler's Ice Cream.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
'Greetings From Peabody'
Have you checked out the latest exhibit yet at the Peabody Historical Society? "Greetings from Peabody: The Art of Greeting Cards and Postcards, 1900-1960" opened last month at the Cassidy Museum and General Gideon Foster House.
Alleged Drug Dealer Arrested Following Salem Traffic Stop
At 10:26 p.m., police stopped a motor vehicle near the intersection of Washington and Harbor streets.
KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
Rod Stewart Geeks Out Over Hobby-Shop Owner
He's one of the world's biggest rock stars, but even a guy as famous as Rod Stewart can be struck by the thrill of being in the presence of a celebrity.
Woman Refuses to Pay Bill at Gas Station, Says She'll Return With a Gun
The woman then came into the station at 1:19 a.m. to report her car was stolen allegedly by her runaway daughter.
Peabody Man Identified as Burglary Suspect
North Reading Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a Peabody man who they said broke into a Chestnut Street home on Oct. 12, 2012.
Christian Science Monitor
Holiday Gifts: Cowboys do wear pink
Rebecca Hains, Ph.D. is a children's media culture expert. A professor of advertising and media studies at Salem State University, in Salem, Mass., her research focuses on girls and media.
Peabody Homeowners Can Expect $94 Average Tax Hike
The main takeaway from Thursday night's tax classification hearing is that taxes in Peabody are going up $94 on average for homeowners, a near identical increase to that of last year.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Peabody Woman Battles Rare Form of Aggressive Cancer
GoFundMe has become a popular alternative for people looking to raise money for all sorts of causes.
City Council to Talk Taxes Tonight
The date of the City Council's annual tax classification hearing was postponed to Thursday of this week.
After Less Than 3 Months, Medusa's Cafe Closed, For Sale
Medusa's Cafe owners Chrysanthy Prousalis and Nick Solomos, of Peabody, spent months renovating the interior of the former Taste of Thyme space on Washington Street, even adding decorative Grecian columns before they opened in September.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
My Digital Billboard Proposal is Better Than Yours...
This one's a bit unusual -- the Peabody City Council is faced with two similar digital billboard proposals for Route 1, but due to state regulations on the proximity of one structure to another, the council can only approve one of them.