Stan Sacks announces store closing after 93 years

November 30, 2013

It was one of those stores that you knew if you walked into it, you would be soon be buying something. Sacks Antiques had that feeling: quality, price and then there was Stan. Like the other fixtures in the store, Stan Sacks was always there. He could be standing in the door, he would be more »

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Shalane is eighth in World’s at Moscow

August 12, 2013

Running on an indoor track is quite different from runing a marathon in Boston’s spring weather. Shalane Flanagan placed eighth in the world in the women’s 10,000 meter in Moscow. Her time was 31:34:83. She holds the American national title in the event. The winning time in Moscow was 30:43:35. Shalane’s Olympic Bronze medal time more »

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Man found motionless in Van Otterloo YMCA

June 7, 2013

He was face down and motionless. The lifeguards pulled him out and performed lifesaving measures, awaiting police and ambulance services’ arrival. Initial reports stated that resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful. The 47-year-old man was transfered to Salem Hospital. More information to follow. Share on Facebook

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EuRim Chun and Kathy Leonardson rush to Maass’ defense … after he resigns

March 31, 2013

As though the resignation that shocked the town didn’t really happen, Chairman EuRim Chun and member Kathy Leonardson made emotional pleas in a MHTV interview (both reading carefully prepared statements) for Marbleheaders to join in their support of the superintendent who resigned with no one calling for his resignation and, to the town at large, more »

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Bad Crash at Tedesco and Humphrey Street

March 31, 2013

A 22-year-old male driver was seriously hurt when his car smashed into a tree at 2:33 a.m. There were at least two other men in the car with the driver, Cameron J. Sylvester of 49 Village Street. He was taken to Mass General. He was semi-conscious and unresponsive at the scene prior to evacuation. The more »

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Superintendent quits over inability to control elected officials

March 22, 2013

NEWS and ANALYSIS: “Due to personal circumstances, I can no longer commit the time and energy to be successful at the job.” Superintendent Gregory Maass went on, as reported on wicked, to elaborate: “I step away from a tense environment. In my opinion, the majority of the school committee has recently moved away from more »

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Sleeping in the shadow of Abbot Hall and of a burglar in her bedroom

March 17, 2013

She was sleeping in her Washington Street home. He had broken in and was in the process of absconding with some her valuable possessions, but success in his nefarious breaking and entry effort was just not enough for Sean Raymond Delangis. Oh, no, he had to wake her up “just for the thrill of it,” more »

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Girl, 13, is accosted and chased by stranger

March 3, 2013

She was walking home from basketball practice when a man tried to accost her with threats and questions, but she ran like a rabbit and toward the police station at that. Within sight of the station, he stopped and turned around. Her parents reported that she was very upset and “took a while to calm more »

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High School Principal chosen … from Swampscott

March 1, 2013

The Swampscott High School principal replaced in 2010 Brian Salzer, who left to take the Business Manager position in Marblehead, and now that principal, Layne Millington, could be coming to Marblehead’s High School as our Principal. Marblehead Superintendent Greg Maass has offered him the job. The School Committee has to approve the final contract. Millington more »

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Publisher’s Blog

February 22, 2013

A NOTE on Marblehead Magazine vs. the Salem News’ MARBLEHEAD Home and Style. Some of you will remember that from 1980 to 1995 Legend, Inc. published 35 in-print editions of Marblehead Magazine. At the time of shifting to online we had 4,000 subscriptions and sold out every issue. Now, this  Marblehead Magazine was the original, not the more »

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