Man Destroys Lobby at Cheeseburger Cheeseburger
The following are excerpts from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Monday, July 8 Somebody waiting for the 6:15 a.m. train at the depot on Railroad Avenue saw an unattended backpack.
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Fri Jul 04, 2014
Charlie Baker sets an - aggressive' summer campaign agenda
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker is gearing up for an "aggressive" summer of pounding the pavement and building his war chest, two strategies experts called crucial to turning the sultry dog days to his advantage ahead of a likely bruising fight with Democrats.
Power Outages Linger Into the Fourth of July
About 200 homes were still without power on Friday morning after a line of strong thunderstorms moved through Swampscott on Thursday evening.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
DA Won't Pursue Case Against Garbage Truck Driver Who Struck And Killed Cyclist
Prosecutors will not pursue a criminal case against the driver of a garbage truck that struck and killed a Chelsea cyclist in Charlestown in April, the Suffolk District Attorney's office reported.
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South, East Boston beaches earn high water quality grades
Beaches in South Boston and East Boston had significantly less bacteria in 2013 than years past, while improper sewage hookups and other pollutants continue to mar the waters at Lynn, Swampscott, Dorchester and Quincy swimming spots, according to Save the Harbor Save the Bay's third annual report card.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Northampton medical marijuana shop clears DPH background check; Barney Frank no longer on board
A medical marijuana firm planning a dispensary in Northampton is one of 11 statewide to pass a comprehensive background check, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Friday.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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Massachusetts Sets Nation's Highest Minimum Wage
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick set the highest minimum wage in the country Thursday when he signed a bill that would lift the state's pay floor to $11 an hour by 2017.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
'Aggressive Dog' Reported on Cherry Street
The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Sunday, June 22 : At 1:39 a.m., police responded to an alarm on Puritan Road.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Overhill Road Resident Reports Bird Loose in Her House
The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Wednesday, June 18 : At 8:45 a.m., police responded to a report of fresh vandalism at Phillips Beach on Ocean Avenue.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Theft Reported at Five Guys Burgers and Fries
The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Monday, June 16 : At 4:57 a.m., police responded to an alarm on Paradise Road.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Swampscott Police Hosting 'Blue Line Blood Drive' on Saturday
'In honor of those who have benefited from this life saving resource,' the Swampscott Police Department is hosting a 'Blue Line Blood Drive' this weekend.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Girls Inc. 'Pop-Up Thrift Store' Opening Soon in Swampscott
A Girls Inc. pop-up thrift store will be opening next month on Paradise Road and organizers are looking for donated merchandise ranging from clothing and accessories to home decor and furniture.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Fresh Vandalism Reported on Forest Avenue
The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Thursday, June 12 : At 1:19 a.m., police conducted a building check on Whitman Road.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
Swampscott Man Charged With Assault of a Senior
The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Monday, June 9 : At 1:08 a.m., police conducted a building check on Essex Street.