• Revere,  September 14 2018

    Revere’s Broadway Fall Family Festival Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018

    Kids share a few words about Fall Festival By Tara Vocino   Children had a blast in the streets of the Fall Festival along Broadway on Saturday afternoon into the evening. On Broadway Salon hairstylist Jaime Richards-Scimemi gave Revere resident Emma Hallihan, 11, a makeover. She started with painting a tiger on her face. “She’s very kind and did a really good job,” Emma said. “It only took about five minutes to paint my favorite animal. I like the yellow, black and white colors in it.” She next got colored extensions and finished the look with two braids. Her mother, Lauren, thought that Richards-Scimeni did an awesome job. “She looks…

  • Lynnfield,  September 14 2018

    Lynnfield observes 17th anniversary of 9/11

     By Christopher Roberson   For the third year, Lynnfield residents gathered on the Town Common to remember the 2,977 individuals who perished in the heinous attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. During this year’s First Responders Ceremony, Richard Dalton, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, called attention to the names of two gentlemen from Lynnfield who were lost on that fateful Tuesday. Garnet “Ace” Bailey, formerly of the Boston Bruins, was a passenger aboard United Airlines Flight 175 that crashed into the South Tower. Sean Lynch was a senior vice president at Cantor Fitzgerald on the 104th floor of the North Tower, which was hit by American Airlines Flight 11. “On…

  • Everett,  Lynnfield,  Malden,  Peabody,  Saugus,  September 14 2018

    Annual Animal Shelter fundraiser at Honey Dew in Wakefield – Sept. 16

    Annual Animal Shelter fundraiser at Honey Dew in Wakefield – Sept. 16   The Cruiser Club Boston, a social club of motorcycle enthusiasts, will be holding their annual fundraiser for the Protection of Animals in Wakefield Society (PAWS) at Rte. 129 in Wakefield on September 16 from 9 a.m.-noon. Following the event, the club will gather for a ride to the Rusty Can in Byfield for BBQ lunch. All monies raised on Saturday will go to PAWS’s rescued cats and kittens for cat food, cat litter and medications. All are welcome to attend.

  • Revere,  September 14 2018

    Revere first responders honor the 9/11 victims in solemn ceremony

    By Tara Vocino Approximately 75 members of the Fire and Police Departments held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the Fire Station on Tuesday, as issued by State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey. Master of Ceremonies Chris Bright, who is Fire Chief, opened the 15-minute ceremony by ringing a bell, four sets of five chimes each. There then were moments of complete silence before a retired fire official read the firefighters’ prayer. “So many things and thoughts come to mind,” Retired Fire Lt. James Caramello said, who read the firefighters’ prayer. “I read the prayer to be part of the healing of 9/11, an event that will never be forgotten. We remember…

  • Peabody,  September 14 2018

    Get your appetites ready for Restaurant Week, Sept. 14-23

    Get your appetites ready for Restaurant Week, Sept. 14-23 By The Advocate   Some Peabody restaurants are preparing for a flood of customers looking for great deals on mouthwatering three-course meals. The City of Peabody is excited to announce the return of Restaurant Week, Sept. 14-23. Participating restaurants will offer an appetizer, entrée and dessert for a total of $20.18. From sushi to sausage, those dining out will have plenty of delicious dishes to choose from in the 10-day period. “Peabody features some truly exceptional restaurants which not only contribute to the local economy, but are very much involved in our community,” said Mayor Edward Bettencourt. “Restaurant Week allows diners…

  • Malden,  Revere,  September 14 2018

    Malden man allegedly threatens to shoot up RMV

    By Tara Vocino   A Malden man was summonsed to court for an alleged bomb/hijack threat at the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Revere around 10:55 a.m. on Monday. “[Ranjith Singh Lakshman, 43, of 500 Broadway] was summonsed to court after he was upset over something at the Registry and someone overheard him make a threat to the effect about shooting the place up,” Police Capt. Amy O’Hara wrote in an email. O’Hara said it is unclear what Lakshman was upset at, and that a customer overheard the threat.