Thursday, November 29, 2012
Resident Elise Scanlan's photograph of Linscott Park wins not just bragging rights, but also a $50 gift card from us.
The readers have voted, and the winner of our Swapscott Patch Facebook page cover photo contest is Elise Scanlan for her nicely-composed shot from Linscott Park. Voting was very tight between Scanlan's photo and Kelsey Lombard's kayak's-eye view of the town. Scanlan's photo has now be set as Swampscott Patch's Facebook photo, and she will receive a $50 gift card as well. Thanks for voting, and thank you for your submissions! Follow Swampscott Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Upload a picture taken by you that best represents Swampscott. Not only will your photography gain exposure, but we're throwing in a $50 gift card.
Our readers are our site’s biggest assets and when we were thinking about what photo to use for the top of our Swampscott Patch Facebook page, we figured we’d leave it up to you. We are inviting you to share your favorite photo of your hometown. So readers, now is your chance to get your best town photo out there for all to see. Upload a picture taken by you that you think best represents the town of Swampscott. The winning photo will be the featured photo at the top of the Swampscott Patch’s Facebook page. We've extended the contest until noon on Monday, Nov. 19 to upload a photo you think best represents Swampscott. Here’s how to enter: Our readers will help us pick the winner. You, the reader can vote for the winner in the comments …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Neighbors awakened to trucks, filming preparations and Chris Rock on Monday morning.
Rain, trucks and people descended on Magnolia Road Monday for the latest filming of the Adam Sandler movie Grown Ups 2. Residents in the neighborhood of flowers, neat lawns and families watched from windows, porches and sidewalks. Workers unspooled cables, carted stands and tripods, and positioned lights, booms and cameras on the set at 49 Magnolia. Some neighbors lifted cell phones to capture the scene unfolding on their tree-lined street but production assistants crossed the road and told them they were not allowed to photograph the set. Some people complied; others did not, questioning the assistants' authority to restrict photography from public property. The preparation for filming stirred before 6 am, neighbors said. After 8 am …