Red Cross in need of blood donations

MEDFORD, Mass. — When schools let out for summer and families set off on vacation, the American Red Cross typically sees a decline in donors, which can impact patient care. It’s critically important that donors make an appointment to give now before heading out for...

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Trash Station Battle: Mello 1, Town 2

GEORGETOWN – The town’s three-member Board of Health voted unanimously last week to approve the site on Carleton Drive for a proposed 550-ton trash transfer station, but under conditions that limit the size of the station for the first four years and would make...

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Last Gas production will be performed at the Perley School

Georgetown – Last Gas, directed by Mary-Liz Murray and produced by Gael Nappa and Danielle Santapaola, will be performed at the Perley School on 51 North Street, Georgetown, MA on May 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. except for the May 15th and 22nd...

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Health Board May Make Mello Station More Expensive

GEORGETOWN – The town’s three-member Board of Health may approve this week the site on Carleton Drive for a proposed 550-ton trash transfer station, but it could make building and operating the station for G. Mello Disposal Corp. much more expensive.  The board may...

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Could Georgetown Have Two Women Selectmen?

GEORGETOWN – This Monday, voters may choose to elect its second woman to this town’s Board of Selectmen. If Rachel Bancroft is elected to join Amy Smith on the board, the town may decide it is time to drop the “men” from its name and follow nearby Ipswich in adopting...

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500-Ton Trash Station ‘Will Contaminate Our Lives’

GEORGETOWN – Emma Driskill bought one of a handful of homes on Spaulding Road two years ago, unaware that she and Conor Powers-Smith were moving only 1,200 feet from a proposed 500-ton trash transfer station.  In the months since becoming the closest neighbor to the...

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Celebrate Reading

GEORGETOWN – Whether you prefer stories about Judy Moody, Ramona Quinby or Mia, there’s a book waiting for you in front of the Penn Brook School, thanks to months of hard work by a group of five young Girl Scouts.  The scouts in Troop 82937 led by Lori Kloc have been...

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Health Board to Rule on 500-ton Trash Station by May 20

GEORGETOWN – The Board of Health postponed its second hearing Thursday to determine the site suitability of G. Mello Disposal Corp.’s proposed 500-ton, per day transfer station was delayed a week when one member was absent due to illness. The hearing, which began...

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