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Tall Ships Planning Return to Boston in 3 Years

Tall Ships Planning Return to Boston in 3 Years

Sail Boston 2017 is already in the works, when more than 50 tall ships are expected in Boston Harbor.
Swampscott Cub Scout Sign Up

Swampscott Cub Scout Sign Up

Scout some fun...Join Pack 55
N.J. Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

N.J. Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

The Great Shofar Blowout, scheduled for Sept. 21 in New Jersey, is hoping to break the world record for “largest shofar ensemble.”
How to Post on Swampscott Patch

How to Post on Swampscott Patch

Welcome back! Here’s what you need to know to start posting on Swampscott Patch.
MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

Plus, Boston firefighters battle a major fire and a man is charged with allegedly secretly filming women in a public restroom.

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Mrs. Essex County Pageant Open for 2014 Entries

Mrs. Essex County Pageant Open for 2014 Entries

The deadline is Oct. 9 to enter the Mrs. Essex County contest at the 2014 Topsfield Fair.
Four of Massachusetts' Latest 'Most Wanted' Criminals

Four of Massachusetts' Latest 'Most Wanted' Criminals

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
New Mass. Home on the Market Has 4,000-Bottle Wine Cellar

New Mass. Home on the Market Has 4,000-Bottle Wine Cellar

This Weston mega-mansion is listed for sale at $24 million.
MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

Plus, Boston firefighters battle a major fire and a man is charged with allegedly secretly filming women in a public restroom.
Tall Ships Planning Return to Boston in 3 Years

Tall Ships Planning Return to Boston in 3 Years

Sail Boston 2017 is already in the works, when more than 50 tall ships are expected in Boston Harbor.
'Charming' Colonial Among Swampscott's Sunday Open Houses

'Charming' Colonial Among Swampscott's Sunday Open Houses

Every week, Patch and Zillow team to bring you open houses in the Swampscott area.
New Piece of Red Sox History Now For Sale

New Piece of Red Sox History Now For Sale

L.L. Bean, including at its Burlington store, is selling limited-edition bags that were made out of the rain-delay tarp from Fenway Park.
Yelp's Top 10 Chinese Food Spots in Massachusetts

Yelp's Top 10 Chinese Food Spots in Massachusetts

A North Shore restaurant is on the list.
Crumbling Plaster Forces Early Dismissal at Hadley

Crumbling Plaster Forces Early Dismissal at Hadley

Crumbling plaster at Hadley Elementary School that could have possibly contained asbestos prompted the school to be dismissed early Friday.
Rare Glimpse of Northern Lights May be Visible Friday Night

Rare Glimpse of Northern Lights May be Visible Friday Night

The Aurora Borealis may possibly be seen in Massachusetts and parts of southern New England on Friday night, Sept. 12.
Swampscott to Remember Sept. 11 Attack Victims on Thursday Morning

Swampscott to Remember Sept. 11 Attack Victims on Thursday Morning

A remembrance service is planned on Thursday morning on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Swampscott Close to Highest Voter Turnout on North Shore

Swampscott Close to Highest Voter Turnout on North Shore

Voter turnout across the region in Tuesday's primary election peaked at just about one-third of registered voters in one town.
N.J. Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

N.J. Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

The Great Shofar Blowout, scheduled for Sept. 21 in New Jersey, is hoping to break the world record for “largest shofar ensemble.”
Moulton Tells Supporters 6th District Can 'Stay Blue' After Win Over Tierney

Moulton Tells Supporters 6th District Can 'Stay Blue' After Win Over Tierney

Seth Moulton, a Marblehead native living in Salem, defeated nine-term Congressman John Tierney is the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday.
Swampscott's Baker Will Face Coakley Statewide for Gov. in November, Grossman Wins Swampscott

Swampscott's Baker Will Face Coakley Statewide for Gov. in November, Grossman Wins Swampscott

Democratic candidate Steven Grossman conceded to Coakley on Tuesday night.
Goldberg Wins Democratic Primary for Treasurer, Swampscott Agrees

Goldberg Wins Democratic Primary for Treasurer, Swampscott Agrees

Deborah B. Goldberg, a former Brookline selectwoman, will take on Republican Michael J. Heffernan in November.
Healey Wins Democratic AG Race, Tops in Swampscott Too

Healey Wins Democratic AG Race, Tops in Swampscott Too

With 64 percent of precincts reporting, Maura Healey had 62 percent of the vote to Warren Tolman’s 38 percent.
Tierney Ousted From Congress by Political Newcomer

Tierney Ousted From Congress by Political Newcomer

The hotly contested race for Congress in the Sixth District featured a 18-year veteran Congressman versus a first time candidate.
$3 Million in State Money Available to Fight Coastal Effects of Climate Change

$3 Million in State Money Available to Fight Coastal Effects of Climate Change

Two new grant programs were announced by the state government on Tuesday that make grant money available to coastal communities.
State Police Plan Sobriety Checkpoint in Essex County This Weekend

State Police Plan Sobriety Checkpoint in Essex County This Weekend

The checkpoint will be operated during "varied hours," said State Police.