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Unemployment Up in Swampscott, Stays Among Lowest in the Region

Unemployment Up in Swampscott, Stays Among Lowest in the Region

The unemployment rate in Swampscott went from 4.4 to 4.8 percent in the past month, but the town is one of just a few in the area under 5.
Moulton Turns Up Heat, Singles Out Tierney in Latest TV Ad

Moulton Turns Up Heat, Singles Out Tierney in Latest TV Ad

The latest television ad from U.S. Rep. John Tierney's top Democratic challenger, Seth Moulton, singles out criticism of Tierney.
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.
Friends of Swampscott Public Library Purchase New Museum Pass

Friends of Swampscott Public Library Purchase New Museum Pass

New England Aquarium pass added to list of 13 other museum passes!
Free PSAT Test from Kaplan Test Prep

Free PSAT Test from Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan offers free test at Swampscott Public Library

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MA Patch Daily: Life According to Sam Wins Emmy, Top Chef is Coming to Boston, Slain Journalist Spoke at Framingham School in 2011

Plus, a new bill looks to protect victims of domestic violence and their pets and a local chief addresses the "militarization" of police.
Moulton Turns Up Heat, Singles Out Tierney in Latest TV Ad

Moulton Turns Up Heat, Singles Out Tierney in Latest TV Ad

The latest television ad from U.S. Rep. John Tierney's top Democratic challenger, Seth Moulton, singles out criticism of Tierney.
Clerk Open Late for Last Chance to Register for Primary Election

Clerk Open Late for Last Chance to Register for Primary Election

Wednesday is the deadline to register for the September primary election.
Rentals in Swampscott Includes 1-Bedroom Unit Walking Distance to Beach

Rentals in Swampscott Includes 1-Bedroom Unit Walking Distance to Beach

Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
Police Looking for Man Who Carjacked 90-Year-Old at Saugus Stop & Shop

Police Looking for Man Who Carjacked 90-Year-Old at Saugus Stop & Shop

The suspect left the elderly man bleeding on the sidewalk.
Dalai Lama to Speak in Boston This Fall

Dalai Lama to Speak in Boston This Fall

The Tibetan leader will speak on educating the heart and mind in November.
Local Team to Compete in Lifeguard Battle

Local Team to Compete in Lifeguard Battle

The Iron Guard Competition happens on Wednesday at Revere Beach.
Two Brightest Planets Visible Together in Morning Sky This Week

Two Brightest Planets Visible Together in Morning Sky This Week

Venus and Jupiter will be visible on the east-northeast horizon in the early morning hours for the only time in the next two years.
North Shore Veterans Fair to Highlight Jobs, Benefits on Saturday

North Shore Veterans Fair to Highlight Jobs, Benefits on Saturday

The North Shore Jobs and Benefits Fair on Saturday at Beverly High School will offer a free healthcare check and a job fair plus free food.
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.
Unemployment Up in Swampscott, Stays Among Lowest in the Region

Unemployment Up in Swampscott, Stays Among Lowest in the Region

The unemployment rate in Swampscott went from 4.4 to 4.8 percent in the past month, but the town is one of just a few in the area under 5.
Market Basket Decision Could Come by Week's End

Market Basket Decision Could Come by Week's End

Company's fish vendor cuts ties, questions if CEOs are trying to sabotage the company.
'Ted 2' Shooting Returns to the North Shore This Week

'Ted 2' Shooting Returns to the North Shore This Week

After shooting scenes in Swampscott two year ago, now crews from "Ted 2" are using a portion of Appleton Farms shoot scenes in the sequel.
Found Lab Mix Seeks Owner

Found Lab Mix Seeks Owner

A chocolate Labrador Retriever mix was found Sunday near the Swampscott-Lynn line.
Open Houses in Swampscott Include 'Pristine' Colonial

Open Houses in Swampscott Include 'Pristine' Colonial

Every week, Patch and Zillow team to bring you open houses.
Data Breach at Shaw's in Massachusetts

Data Breach at Shaw's in Massachusetts

Officials said there is no evidence yet that consumer data has been misused.
MA Patch Daily: Maserati Turned Into 'Transformers' Police Car, Tainted Beef at Whole Foods, Data Breach at Two Supermarkets

MA Patch Daily: Maserati Turned Into 'Transformers' Police Car, Tainted Beef at Whole Foods, Data Breach at Two Supermarkets

Plus, the man who started the Ice Bucket Challenge gets doused at Fenway and two men were were charged with selling counterfeit items
Registry Upgrade to Interrupt MassRMV Website on Sunday

Registry Upgrade to Interrupt MassRMV Website on Sunday

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles website has maintenance scheduled for Sunday.
MA Patch Daily: Market Basket Workers Reject Orders to Take Down Boycott Signs, Police Raid Leads to Four Arrests, State Seizes Restaurant

MA Patch Daily: Market Basket Workers Reject Orders to Take Down Boycott Signs, Police Raid Leads to Four Arrests, State Seizes Restaurant

Plus, police are looking for a man who was peeking through an apartment window and a Wilmington man was killed in a motorcycle crash.