Charlie Baker: 'Reboot' medical marijuana process
GOP gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker is calling for the state to scrap its flawed pot shop licensing process and start over, saying a 'reboot' is the only way to restore public trust in the controversial rollout of the lucrative medical marijuana industry in Massachusetts.
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Sparking Power Lines Reported on Humphrey Street
The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Wednesday, March 12 : At 6:54 a.m., police responded to a medical emergency on Humphrey Street.
Bishop Fenwick High School to Present "Grease"
Bishop Fenwick High School is pleased to present their Spring Musical, Grease , on March 14, 15 and 16. For over 40 years, Grease has proved that a musical love story, bursting with slick hairstyles, young romance, rock'n'roll, teenage angst, and cool cars is timeless and universal.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
New Affordable Home Being Built in Danvers
Applications are being accepted for a new home being built on Coolidge Road in Danvers.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
New Swampscott Elementary School Design Meeting Thursday
The School Building Committee is proud to announce the Schematic Design and other elements for the new, district-wide grades 1-4 Elementary School for Swampscott.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Hit-and-Run Accident Reported on Hampden Street
The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Friday, March 7 : At 2:55 a.m., police responded to a medical emergency on Aspen Road.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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RGS re-ups for 2nd round of Solarize Mass
RGS Energy will continue its participation in a program to bring solar electricity to homes and businesses in in Massachusetts.
Swampscott treasurer picked to be finance director
The town has selected Swampscott Treasurer/Collector Denise Dembkoski as its new finance director, pending successful contract negotiations.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
How to Sign Up For This Year's Swampscott's Got Talent
If you've got talent, now is your time to shine. To register your talent for this year's Swampscott's Got Talent show at Swampscott High School, you have to attend one of two preview dates: Thursday, March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. This year's Swampscott's Got Talent show will be held on Saturday, April 5 from 4 to 6 ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Three Minutes on a Park Bench With: Tom Younger
You may know that he's Swampscott's Town Administrator, but did you know Tom Younger once worked with Howard Stern? We caught up with Tom recently as part of our new virtual Patch Park Bench column.
Swampscott Selectmen to Discuss Red Rock Bistro Expansion
The Swampscott Board of Selectmen will meet with a representative of the Red Rock Bistro Wednesday night to discuss a planned expansion project, according to the posted agenda .
Three Minutes Across the Counter With: Justin Mattera
You may know that he owns Longboards Cafe & Bar in Salem, but did you know he spent some time in San Diego? We spent three minutes behind the counter with Justin Mattera.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Special needs inclusion camp opening at JCC of the North Shore
The JCC of the North Shore is proud to launch a new Special Needs Inclusion program at its popular Summer on the Hill camps in Marblehead.
Peabody Man Charged in Armed Robbery
By Owen Boss A Peabody man accused of taking part in an armed robbery at a convenience store in Everett last month during which the store clerk was shot twice was arrested on Humphrey Street in Swampscott Sunday evening.
Baker shows some bite
So it goes at the venerable Cambridge burger joint tucked across the street from Harvard Yard.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Swampscott Police Arrest Alleged Drunk Driver
The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police Department's log: Thursday, Feb. 27 : At 1:17 a.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious motor vehicle on Paradise Road.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Three Minutes on a Park Bench With: Selectman John Callahan
You may know he's a Swampscott Selectman, but did you know he brews his own beer? We recently caught up with John Callahan as part of our new virtual Patch Park Bench column.
U.S. Retail Chains See First Profit Decline Since Recession
The results paint a grim picture of an industry hit hard by the sluggish job recovery and slow wage growth, which have turned U.S. consumers into a nation of penny pinchers.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Three Minutes Across the Counter With: Siobhan Phelan
You may know that she owns All Chic Boutique & More on Atlantic Avenue, but did you know she can sing? Spend three minutes behind the counter with Swampscott resident and Marblehead business owner Siobhan Phelan.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Governor candidate Baker open to South Coast Rail
Charlie Baker, who categorically opposed South Coast Rail when he first ran for governor four years ago, now says: "I'm open to moving that one forward."