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.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Recreation Department will show Grown Ups on July 12, as its first outdoor movie of the summer at Linscott Park. This movie is rated PG-13. The movie will begin at 8:30 or so when it gets dark.
1) Newsbit of the Day: The Recreation Department will show Grown Ups on July 12, as its first outdoor movie of the summer at Linscott Park. This movie is rated PG-13. The movie will begin at 8:30 or so when it gets dark. 2) Swampscott Scholars: Hannah M. Rosen has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at the University of Vermont. Rosen is a first-year student mechanical engineering major in the College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences. 3) Food For Thought: I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don't know. Mark Twain 4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is predicting a sunny day with a high near 82. 5) Business Listing Watch: VIDEO: Businesses: Time to Claim Your Listing on Patch! …
Friday, September 9, 2011
The Recreation Department will bring an arts and crafts fair to Linscott Park Sept. 10 and 11.
Friday, September 9, 2011
This article was submitted by Recreation Director Danielle Strauss. The scenic oceanfront Linscott Park will come alive with color, flavor and music for the Swampscott Arts and Craft Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11. Over 75 juried craftsmen and women from all over New England will display and sell their American made works. The pieces will include stained glass, original watercolors, pen and ink drawings, photography, embroidery, pottery, primitive and folk art, pewter, historic maps, shell craft, country wood, fleece, pillow-quilts, metal sculpture, tree skirts, blown glass, doll clothes, fine jewelry, floral design, hand crafted soaps, custom signs, wearable art, crystals, frames, wirework plush, lapidary, handbags, …
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Take advantage of time with your kids and get out and enjoy these hot spots. Your Patch Passport gives you options for great local spots for kid-friendly fun.
Hadley School in Swampscott has been around for over a hundred years and there’s a lot of things and a lot of space surrounding the school for residents of all ages to have some fun. Hadley, on the corner of Redington and Humphrey streets, has a playground, open space, a basketball hoop, great swings, benches to take five and a gazebo to sit in and look out on the Atlantic Ocean. “We come here all the time, to play basketball and go on the swings,” 11 year-old Joel Lopez said last Tuesday. Joel is headed into the fifth grade and was playing one-on-one with 13 year-old Caesar Lopez who’s headed into the eighth grade. “It’s a great place to play ball,” Caesar said. “Even if it’s really hot, like today, the basketball net’s usually in the …