Thursday, February 7, 2013
One smokestack would replace three, and that one less than half the height of the tallest existing stack.
The natural gas plant slated to replace the coal-fired facility at Salem Harbor Power Station will be smaller, cleaner — and much better looking. That's a summary of part of a wide-ranging presentation given by the CEO of the company that says it will transform the site into a mixed-use area that will not only power the region, but also provide berths for big cruise ships. Peter Furniss of Footprint Power spoke to a capacity crowd of more than 200 at Tuesday morning's North Shore Chamber of Commerce Executive Breakfast Forum. The main outlines of the project will be well known to most Salemites. The old coal-burning facility will be all but razed, then replaced on a much smaller scale by a gas-fired power plant. Much of the 65-acre plot …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Ride the rhythm and rails on a track through Swampscott to a poetry fest in Salem.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Take the Poetry Train and ride the rhythm from Boston to Swampscott to Salem on Saturday for a poetry festival. In collaboration with this moveable feast of words, the MBTA/MBCR has authorized poetry to be read by poets on Train(s) No. 1105; 1109 and 1113 between Boston and Salem: · Saturday, April 21: Train 1105 departing North Station at 10:15 AM · Saturday, April 21: Train 1109 departing North Station at 12:15 PM · Saturday, April 21: Train 1113 departing North Station at 2:15 PM There will be three poetry readers assigned to each train. Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll said she's delighted to have the Poetry Festival back in Salem. "We are pleased that Mass Poetry has promoted the use of public …
Sunday, January 22, 2012
The brothers claimed they entered a Salem residence early Friday morning to use the phone. A resident locked herself in an upstairs room when she heard two men in her kitchen.
Salem police charged two Swampscott brothers with breaking into a Salem residence on Friday. John J. Larkin, 20, of 93 Essex St., Swampscott, was arrested on two charges of breaking and entering at night with intent to commit a crime, according to Salem police. Phillip A. Larkin, 19, of 93 Essex St., Swampscott, was arrested on a charge of breaking and entering at night with intent to commit a crime, according to Salem police. About 5 am Friday, police received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the middle of Charles Street, the Salem police log states. While the officers were en route, they received a received a report indicating a resident had locked herself in an upstairs room on Charles Street because she heard two unknown …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
The man, Henry Bellows, got upset after he was unable to gain access to his former property. The man has a longstanding battle with the building inspector in Salem over Bellows' former address, police said.
Salem police said a Swampscott man was arrested after he became belligerent in the City Hall Annex and subsequently caused a scene in Townhouse Square while "berating" an officer Monday. At 11:55 am. Monday, police said they received a call reporting that a man was being disruptive at 120 Washington St. Police said they met a man, Henry Bellows, 56, of 16 Lewis Road, Swampscott, outside the building. The officer was familiar with the man. The man has "a longstanding battle with the building inspector over his former address" that was condemned due to unsafe conditions/fire code violations earlier this year, police said. The issue, police said, is that the man isn't allowed free access to the condemned building. The inspector told him he …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
This sweet cat was given up because she was being picked on by another cat in her old home.
Muppet is a Northeast Animal Shelter resident looking for a fresh start in a new home. Communications Director Stephen Oakes said Muppet was given up because another cat was picking on her in her old home. Watch our video to learn more about this cat. If Muppet is adopted by the time you make it to the shelter, there are plenty of other animals in need of loving homes. Call Northeast Animal Shelter at 978-745-9888 or visit northeastanimalshelter.org for more information.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Cletus is a lab mix looking to find his match.
Georgia import, Cletus, is a lab mix looking to find his forever home while he waits at Northeast Animal Shelter. To learn more about Cletus, watch our video. If Cletus is adopted by the time you make it to the shelter, there are plenty of other animals in need of loving homes. Call Northeast Animal Shelter at 978-745-9888 or visit northeastanimalshelter.org for more information.
Saturday, July 16, 2011
After a rough start, this Northeast Animal Shelter resident is looking to start over.
Snooki is a Walker hound from West Virginia. Northeast Animal Shelter Communications Director Steve Oakes said Snooki was found wandering in a neighborhood. "The pads on her paws were so torn up she could hardly walk," he explained. Now that she has healed, Snooki is looking to enjoy the rest of her life in a home where she'll get to play and share her love with a family of her own. Watch our video for more on Snooki. Call Northeast Animal Shelter at 978-745-9888 or visit northeastanimalshelter.org for more information.