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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After DUI and carrying a firearm intoxicated, School Business Manager resigns in disgrace

February 9, 2013

It had to be a tough night. After several years of high praise from the superintendent, Greg Maass, Kevin Meagher was stopped and arrested for drunk driving. A hand gun was discovered in his car as well. Meagher took over after Jonathan Goldfield resigned in controversy over expenditures his office authorized during the renovation of more »

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McKinley Road home fire put a firefighter in the hospital

December 14, 2012

It was a two-alarm fire that began in morning. Swampscott, Lynn, and Salem joined in fighting it. A Swampscott firefighter was hurt. “It was a dangerous, difficult fire to fight,” stated Marblehead Fire Captain Mike Porter. The man’s injuries were not described and how he was injured was also left for another day as he more »

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Michael Kelly, 52, arrested and charged with axe attack

December 8, 2012

He is currently cooling off in a jail cell, charged with aggravated assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon, and domestic assault and battery. According to police reports as reported in the Daily Item1 officers responded to the location after receiving a report of a fight. Entering the apartment they found blood splatter “on more »

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Benjamin M. Walsh, 26, is arrested in an alleged prostitution sting

December 5, 2012

He has been released on his own recognizance, but Mr. Walsh has been charged with “sexual conduct for a fee.” In response to an advertisement on Craig’s list, as Marblehead Police Sergeant Sean Sweeney i reported in the Daily Item1,”One of our last emails just prior to setting up a time to meet in reference more »

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Swampscott 25, Marblehead 16

November 24, 2012

It was a little sad on Turkey Day when the wishbone broke the wrong way at the end of the game. Much-favored Marblehead fell short in a game plan developed and executed perfectly by the Big Blue. Swampscott played aggressively and it paid off. “We have never lost two years in a row to Marblehead, more »

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Larry Alexander dies, 62

November 12, 2012

Some will remember his first run for State Repreentative. He was running against Norris Harris who had served for as long as anyone could recall (18 terms). Larry’s strategy was to stand out near the junction of Lafayette Street and Maple Avenue every morning and evening waving and smiling to the rush hour traffic. He more »

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