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Politics

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Buses to Replace Blue Line Trains for Early August Weekend

Buses to Replace Blue Line Trains for Early August Weekend

Blue lines trains into Boston will be replaced by buses for one weekend in early August.
Ted Williams Tunnel into Boston Closed on Tuesday Night

Ted Williams Tunnel into Boston Closed on Tuesday Night

The MassDOT maintenance schedule will require I-90 West to be closed on Tuesday night into Wednesday.
Permitting Issue May Mean Fines For Red Rock Bistro Development

Permitting Issue May Mean Fines For Red Rock Bistro Development

The former Red Rock Bistro on Humphrey Street was torn down before a full demolition permit was granted, a town official said.
State Officials Warn of Dog Flu in Essex County

State Officials Warn of Dog Flu in Essex County

Canine influenza is highly contagious.
2014 Town Meeting Tonight at Swampscott High School

2014 Town Meeting Tonight at Swampscott High School

Here's everything you need to know before you head to Town Meeting tonight.
Unofficial 2014 Swampscott Town Election Results

Unofficial 2014 Swampscott Town Election Results

Here are your unofficial results to the April 29, 2014 election in Swampscott.
Don't Forget to Vote! 2014 Swampscott Town Election Information

Don't Forget to Vote! 2014 Swampscott Town Election Information

Don't forget to vote!
Should Massachusetts Legalize Pot?

Should Massachusetts Legalize Pot?

With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
Annual Swampscott Town Meeting Warrant Available Online

Annual Swampscott Town Meeting Warrant Available Online

The 2014 Swampscott Town Meeting Warrant is now available online.
2014 Town Election Information

2014 Town Election Information

Don't forget to vote!
Swampscott Will Get Help Fixing Potholes

Swampscott Will Get Help Fixing Potholes

The state is sending an additional $45,000 to Swampscott to help pay for repairing potholes.
Swampscott Voter Registration Deadline Wednesday

Swampscott Voter Registration Deadline Wednesday

The last day to register to vote in the upcoming Local Election is April 9.
Take the Humphrey Street Overlay District Visual Preference Survey!

Take the Humphrey Street Overlay District Visual Preference Survey!

Swampscott residents are being encouraged to fill out this Humphrey Street Overlay District visual preference survey.
Which Roads Will Be Paved This Spring in Swampscott?

Which Roads Will Be Paved This Spring in Swampscott?

Paving work is set to begin in Swampscott on April 15.
MBTA Fare Hike Coming

MBTA Fare Hike Coming

Fares would reportedly increase about 5 percent.
Humphrey Street Overlay Meeting Tonight in Swampscott

Humphrey Street Overlay Meeting Tonight in Swampscott

The Swampscott Planning Department wants to hear your opinions.
State GOP Puts Support Behind Charlie Baker in Gubernatorial Race

State GOP Puts Support Behind Charlie Baker in Gubernatorial Race

Baker was officially nominated by his party at state’s republican convention this weekend.
Tisei Spurns GOP Convention

Tisei Spurns GOP Convention

The Congressional candidate opposes the state committee’s platform, which opposes gay marriage and abortion rights.
Humphrey Street Overlay Meeting Tuesday in Swampscott

Humphrey Street Overlay Meeting Tuesday in Swampscott

The Swampscott Planning Department wants to hear your opinions.