• August 17 2018,  Everett,  Peabody

    Boston-based Dance Team Named Best in the USA

    BOSTON-BASED DANCE TEAM NAMED BEST IN THE USA Lil Phunk is the U.S.A. Gold Medalist at the 2018 Hip Hop Dance Championship Competition  Phunk Phenomenon Dance Complex today announced that Lil Phunk its hip hop dance team of 9 boys and girls ages 7-12, received the gold medal at the 2018 USA Hip Hop Dance Championship, making them the United States junior champions. In addition those same 9 boys and girls were part of Phunk Phenomenon a 33 person mega crew that finished 3rd place in the USA in the mega crew division, receiving the bronze medal. The final event, which was attended by thousands of people was held at…

  • August 17 2018,  Revere

    Citywide Job Fair expected to attract 60 employers

    Mayor Brian Arrigo has coordinated with the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development Rapid Response team to present a citywide Job Fair, which will be held August 22 in conjunction with a Job Fair organized for the benefit of employees displaced by the closure of the NECCO plant last month. The Job Fair will open to the public from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rumney Marsh Academy (140 American Legion Hwy.) – between 50 and 60 employers in fields such as food production, manufacturing, transportation, health care, airport screeners, maintenance, bank tellers, customer service, and more “We got a great response from the business community after NECCO…

  • August 17 2018,  Everett

    Creative Place-Making in Everett Brings Beauty to Bus Stop

    CREATIVE PLACE-MAKING IN EVERETT BRINGS BEAUTY TO BUS STOP   The City of Everett and EverettBRT team have launched a place-making exhibition of a flower-bombed bus stop, crafted by Boston Magazine favorite, Krissy Price, of the floral design studio, Pollen. On August 14th, the City of Everett added a touch of beauty to its recently upgraded bus stop with a “flower bomb” in Everett Square. The flower bomb has been placed at the Chelsea Street stop on Broadway, where the new level-boarding platform was just installed. On July 17th, the City of Everett became the first city in Massachusetts to install elevated platforms that will make it easier for riders…

  • August 17 2018,  Peabody

    City to host Pizza Fest 2018 on Railroad Avenue on Aug. 19

    City to host Pizza Fest 2018 on Railroad Avenue on Aug. 19   Sunday, Aug. 19 is shaping up to be an exciting evening in Peabody. In collaboration with Peabody Main Streets, the city is hosting Pizza Fest 2018 on Railroad Avenue beginning at 4 p.m. Pizza Fest will feature Peabody’s finest pizza makers, who will be donating both their product and time to benefit the outfitting of the Northeast Arc’s Black Box Theater on Foster Street. Admission to the event is $10 per person; children under five years of age will be admitted for free. Attendees will be able to sample slices from each establishment. Participating pizza places so…

  • August 17 2018,  Saugus

    The Advocate Asks: Supervisory Park Ranger Curtis White discusses his three decades at the Saugus Iron Works  

    THE ADVOCATE ASKS: Supervisory Park Ranger Curtis White discusses his three decades at the Saugus Iron Works     Editor’s Note: For this week’s interview, we sat down with Curtis White, Supervisory Park Ranger at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site and the Salem Maritime National Historic Site. We asked him to talk about the waterwheels and share his perspective as somebody who has worked at the Iron Works for 32 years. White, a Beverly native and a 1977 graduate of Beverly High School, has been fascinated by the Saugus Iron Works since childhood when he read the 1957 book “Ironworks on the Saugus.” His interest in blacksmithing and the Saugus…

  • August 17 2018,  Lynnfield

    “Building Bridges to Healthier Communities” Wellness Festival on September 6

    “Building Bridges to Healthier Communities” Wellness Festival on September 6   Wellness Pathways at Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) is hosting its second annual Wellness Festival, “Building Bridges to Healthier Communities,” at the Lynn Museum on Thursday, September 6, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The event is free, open to the public, and being held in partnership with Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts and the Downtown Lynn Cultural District. In addition to providing information about community resources, the Wellness Festival will offer refreshments, raffles and a number of activities, such as Zumba, chair massage, yoga, financial planning, balance exercises, cognitive games, and much more. Food will be available for purchase. “We…