Monday, July 9, 2012
Tonight at the senior center at 7 pm the Planning Board is scheduled to take up the site pla review for the demo of the old middle school and construction of 41 condos.
1) Newsbit of the Day: Demolition of the old middle school on Greenwood Avenue and construction of 41 condo units with underground parking and a parking lot is slated to come before the Planning Board at the senior center on Monday for a site plan review. 2) Swampscott Scholars: Ashley Burnham graduated with a bachelor of business administration degree in management from James Madison University during the May 2012 commencement exercises. 3) Food For Thought: In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination. Mark Twain 4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is predicting a sunny day with a high near 80. 5) Business Listing Watch: VIDEO: Businesses…
Friday, June 1, 2012
Stanley School will host its annual science exhibition on Monday, June 4, at 5:30 pm.
1) Newsbit of the Day: Stanley School will host its annual science exhibition on Monday, June 4, at 5:30 pm. Lots of students take part in the exhibition. Seventy of them took part last year. 2) Swampscott Scholars: John Savasta was among over 900 students from Providence College who received undergraduate degrees during the college's 94th commencement exercises held on Sunday, May 20. John received a bachelor's degree in biology. The commencement address was delivered by Viola Davis, who received an honorary doctorate in fine arts. Davis is a native of Rhode Island and a critically revered actress of film, television and theater. She won the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Award for "Best Actress" and was a nominee in the same category for an …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Board of Health is scheduled to take up an alleged violation of the Open Meeting Law. The complaint alleges a violation took place on May 8, according to a copy of the complaint form.
1) Newsbit of the Day: In a meeting at Town Hall, scheduled for 9 am today, the Board of Health is to take up an allegation that it violated the Open Meeting Law. The complaint alleges a violation took place on May 8, according to a copy of the complaint form. 2) Swampscott Scholars: Thomas John Pitman was named to the Keene State College Dean's List for spring semester 2012. The Dean's List designation is bestowed to those Keene State College undergraduates enrolled in a degree program who have completed a minimum of six credit hours in the semester, receiving no failing or incomplete grades. A 3.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale is required to earn the Dean's List honor. 3) Swampscott Athletics: The boys' varsity lacrosse…
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The School Committee is scheduled to elect its chairman and vice chairman tonight as well as introduce the new middle school principal, Robert Murphy.
1) Newsbit of the Day: The School Committee is scheduled to elect its chairman and vice chairman tonight as well as introduce the new middle school principal, Robert Murphy. The meeting starts at 7 pm in Room B208 at the high school. 2) Swampscott Scholars: Swampscott High inducted 29 National Honor Society members on March 13. The society honors students for excellence in four areas: scholarship, leadership, service and character. One of the 29 students was Caitlin Ludke. 3) Swampscott Athletics: The girls varsity tennis team is scheduled to play Beverly at 4 pm on the Forest Avenue courts. 4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is predicting showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9 am. Patchy fog before 11 am. High …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Here are five things a Swampscott resident should know today.
Before you start your Monday, here are 5 things you need to know: 1) Tide Watch- Today's high tide is at 7:23 a.m. (7.7 ft) and low tide is at 1:17 p.m. (1.9 ft). The sun rises at 5:21 a.m. 2) Weather Watch- Swampscott is finally supposed to get a reprieve from the heat. It's supposed to be a rainy day with a high of 75. Remember to pack your umbrellas! 3) Massachusetts State Lottery Numbers: The Numbers Game: Midday: 3-8-6-8 Evening: 1-9-0-1 Cash Winfall: 10-13-15-18-19-29 Powerball: 1-7-27-38-48 4) Free Family Flicks- The Town of Swampscott Public Library will be showing Diary of a Wimpy Kid at 6 p.m. Head out with the family for some great bonding time. 5) Today in Music History- In 1965, Bob Dylan surprised the crowd at the Newport …
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Today is Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Here are five things for a Swampscott person to know on this spring day.
1) Tide Watch — Beach walkers and dog walkers take notice. Today's low tide is 6:30 a.m. (-.03 ft.) and high tide is 1:23 p.m. (8.96 ft.). 2) Weather Watch — The National Weather Service is calling for a breezy day with showers and a high temperature of near 57. 3) Massachusetts State Lottery Numbers: Daily Numbers — Midday: 5-4-5-9; Evening: 9-3-1-0 Mass Cash — 19-23-26-30-33 Power Ball — 6-22-34-43-45; Powerball 23; Power Play x2 4) Town Watch — The Historical Commission meets at Town Hall at 7 p.m. in the second-floor conference room. 5) Today in Music History — In 1993, construction began on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. (Information from www.on-this-day.com)
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Today is Wednesday, March 23, 2011. Here are five things for a Swampscott person to know on this spring day.
1) Tide Watch — Beach walkers and dog walkers take notice. Today's low tide is 8:38 a.m. (-1.78 ft.) and high tide is 2:55 p.m. (10.05 ft.). 2) School Watch — The School Committee meets tonight at 7:30 in Room B208 at the high school. Agenda items include a presentation on a Swampscott High School trip to Madasgascar and the Swampscott Middle School's South African partnership. 3) Gas Watch — The cheapest gas we found in town yesterday was at the Gibbs Station on Humphrey Street. Regular gas was selling for $3.29 per gallon if paid for with cash. 4) Local History Watch — On this day 100 years ago, several church functions revolved around sweets. An old-fashioned "sugar eat" was scheduled the next week at the First Congregational Church…