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Neighbors Protest Dog Park Location
Selectmen will host a final meeting July 1 on the location for a dog park at Phillips Park.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Fireworks to Fill Sky at King's Beach July 3
Fourth of July fireworks will light the night sky at King's Beach on Wednesday, July 3, starting at dusk.
Selectmen to Talk Town Hall Hours Tonight
Selectmen have lots to talk about when they meet at Town Hall Wednesday, July 19, including whether to cut the work week to four days in the summer for Town Hall employees.
Marblehead On the Big Screen: Grown Ups 2 Coming Soon
Did you happen to catch a sighting of Adam Sandler last summer, while the A-list actor was in town shooting scenes for ' Grown Ups 2 ' ? Maybe you bumped into one of the film's other stars , Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Steve Buscemi, or a host of other cast and crewmembers.
Coming Soon! Swampscott Patch Gets a New Look
Hi, everyone! I have some exciting news to share about Patch - we're getting a whole new look! It's coming soon and it's going to make Swampscott Patch easier to use, and a better place to connect and share.
Qdoba Grill Benefit For Swampscott Farmers' Market Thursday
The Qdoba Mexican Grill restaurant at 1016 Paradise Road has been open for a little over a week and is holding a benefit for the Swampscott Farmers' Market.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
What in the World Was That?
Here is the answer to our mystery quiz posted in the Patch on June 12. Amy O'Connor's guess was spot on, and Louis was correct - it was a building ornament.
Enter the Arts Through Summer Theater
Swampscott Summer Theater offers a great introduction to the arts. This summer the Swampscott High School Drama Club will present Annie Kids , a condensed version of the Broadway musical, as part of its twelfth year.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Storm with Damaging Winds Headed Toward Swampscott
Swampscott is in the line of fire for a severe thunderstorm on Monday evening, prompting a severe thunderstorm warning to be issued through 6:30 p.m. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning at 5:37 p.m. for southern Essex County, including Swampscott, as well as parts of Middlesex County and Suffolk County.
Traffic Stop on Rt. 114 Finds 3 Swampscott Teens With Alcohol and Pot
The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from June 14-16.
Committee Hires Acting Superintendent (July 1) Until Interim Arrives
The School Committee has appointed Assistant Superintendent Pam Angelakis to be acting superintendent from July 1 - July 14. Angelakis will hold the position down until the district's interim superintendent for the next school year, Garry Murphy, starts work July 15, said School Committee Chairman Rick Kraft.
Three Swampscott Youth Charged With Assault in Lynn
Lynn police charged three Swampscott 18-year-olds with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for throwing eggs, from a car, at an undercover police officer posing as a prostitute on June 6. Jacob Charles Finlay, 18, of 57 Sampson Ave., Joseph Patsios, 18, of 130 Atlantic Ave., and Spencer Sam Webber, 18, of 79 Stetson Ave., were also charged ... (more)
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Football Cheerleading Vacancy Announced
The Swampscott football cheerleading team needs a coach to replace Cynthia Kowalski.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Is West Nile Virus Coming to Swampscott?
After a particularly tough year for the West Nile virus in 2012, Massachusetts health officials are bracing for what could be another busy summer for the mosquito-borne illness.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Waterfront Advisory Committee Meets Today
Today is Thursday, June 13, and here are the five things you need to know: 1 . It should be a pleasant day in Swampscott.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Food for the Hungry and Work for the Young
Out of orders came ... a frantic pace, a feet-first plunge into the workaday world and lessons in service.
Should the State Minimum Wage Be Increased?
A packed hearing on Beacon Hill Tuesday dealt with the issue of possibly raising the mimimum wage for commonwealth workers, according to an Associated Press report posted on WBUR.com .
Man Charged With Possessing Electric Stun Gun
Tuesday, June 4 At 8:33 a.m., police charged Timothy Keeter, 54, 66 Sherwood Road, Swampscott with violation of a restraining order.
High School Music Program in Limbo: Teacher Stuck at Part-Time
Two years ago Swampscott High's principal hired music teacher Scott Winship at 40 percent of fulltime with the hope of increasing his position to fulltime after one or two years.
Suspected jewelry burglar arrested
Police have identified a suspect in a pair of smash-and-grab burglaries at the same city jewelry store, who is also linked to at least eight burglaries in Massachusetts.