• August 31 2018,  Everett

    Save the date! Fourth Annual Village Fest set for Sept. 15

    Sugar Ray to headline street festival Mayor Carlo DeMaria is happy to announce that the City of Everett is partnering with Encore Boston Harbor, Craft Brewers Guild and Suffolk Construction for the Fourth Annual Village Fest, a citywide celebration that will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 15. This will take place in the Village Business District along Santilli Highway. Mayor DeMaria stated, “I want to personally thank our friends from Encore, the Craft Brewers Guild and Suffolk Construction for their significant financial commitments to Village Fest this year. Without their donations we would not be able to bring in world-renowned band Sugar Ray to our…

  • August 31 2018,  Saugus

    Saugus Police share back-to-school safety tips

    (Editor’s Note: The following information is from a public service announcement issued by the Saugus Police Department.)   As students return to school, Chief Domenic DiMella and the Saugus Police Department ask that community members follow several important safety tips. The Saugus Public Schools opened for all students on August 28. “Drivers need to remain vigilant as students return to school, and maintain heightened awareness in school zones, as well as near bus stops and crosswalks,” Chief DiMella said. “Parents should stress the importance of safely walking along busy roads with their children, emphasizing the need to remain alert and off their phones while crossing the street or exiting the…

  • August 31 2018,  Saugus

    The Advocate Asks: Saugus Police Chief highlights his service of nearly three decades on the town’s police force

    THE ADVOCATE ASKS: Saugus Police Chief highlights his service of nearly three decades on the town’s police force   Editor’s Note: For this week’s interview, we sat down with retiring Saugus Police Chief Domenic DiMella to talk about his 29 years with the Saugus Police Department – the final decade as chief. DiMella, 58, was born and raised in Malden and is a 1978 graduate of Malden High School. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Springfield College and received his master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College. He later earned a Professional Certificate in Public Safety, Leadership and Management from Suffolk University’s Moakley…

  • August 31 2018,  Revere

    Nurses ask for opposition to Question One; crosswalk colors suggested

    By Tara Vocino   Coalition to Protect Patient Safety representatives came before the City Council on Monday night to state their stance on the November ballot question. Massachusetts’s American Nurses Association Board of Directors President, Donna Glynn, said although one would think that more nurses would be a good thing, no two patients are the same, and under this ballot question, one size fits all. “It would require mental health units to hire another 900 full-time nurses at a time when many of our hospitals can’t hire even a tenth of that, leading to massive bed closures throughout the state,” Glynn said. Glynn said the Nov. 6 ballot question will…

  • August 31 2018,  Malden

    Join the Malden Chamber of Commerce for its 7th Annual Comedy Night Featuring Famous Local and National Comedians

    The Malden Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Comedy Night on October 18th at Mixx 360, 665 Broadway, Malden.  Join us for an evening full of laughs featuring Malden’s own Dave Russo and Paul Gilligan, joined by Anthony Scibelli, Julie Nolan and the world famous Lenny Clarke!  A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit Cambridge Health Alliance Cambridge Breast Center. Tickets are $40 each and include the show and a buffet. Tickets are available at www.maldenchamber.org, where you will also find updated news on the event.  You may also contact the Malden Chamber of Commerce office at 781-322-4500 or by email at info@maldenchamber.org.

  • August 31 2018,  Saugus

    Ninety-Nine Restaurant & Pub’s 13-year partnership with The Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute totals $4.6 million

    This year’s annual fundraiser for both charities raised over $700,000   Recently the Ninety-Nine Restaurant & Pub announced that during their 13-year partnership with The Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a remarkable $4.6 million has been raised to date. This comes on the heels of the completion of the annual Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Fundraiser that took place from May 1–August 5 and resulted in over $700,000 being raised across the Ninety-Nine’s 106 locations in New England and upstate New York. Funds were raised with 100% of the proceeds going directly to The Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the following ways: Support from Team Lanzoni –…

  • August 31 2018,  Revere

    Firefighters honored for saving resident’s life in summer fire

    By Tara Vocino At the City Council Chambers on Monday night, City Council members recognized several firefighters and department heads for their bravery in a summer fire. “Late Tuesday evening on May 29, you went above and beyond the call of duty to save the life of a resident of 418 Revere Beach Pkwy. who was unconscious from smoke inhalation and trapped inside a burning trailer, which was completely engulfed in flames,” Fire Chief Christopher Bright said. “Without hesitation or regard for your own personal safety, you pulled the victim … away from a most certain death. Your selfless actions will forever be remembered.” Fire officials said it was an…

  • August 31 2018,  Malden

    Governor Baker Signs BRAVE Act to Strengthen Services and Supports for Commonwealth’s Veterans

      CHELSEA —Governor Charlie Baker joined Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, Secretary of Veterans’ Services Francisco Ureña, members of the Legislature and veterans of the United States Armed Services at the ceremonial signing of An Act Relative to Veterans Benefits, Rights, Appreciation, Validation and Enforcement (S. 2632) at the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea. Known as the “BRAVE Act”, the legislation provides additional support for members of the veterans’ community and their families, including tax credits and enhanced educational opportunities. “The Commonwealth will forever be indebted to the brave men and women who put their lives on the line to defend our freedoms, and expanding services for veterans…