5 Stories that Made Waves This Week
In case you missed something, here are our top stories of the week.
It was another busy week in Marblehead. The Board of Selectmen made their choice for Town Administrator, local police are investigating an armed robbery on Humphrey Street and town residents reacted to news that the MBTA has plans to increase fares and cut bus service.
Here are our top five stories of the week in no particular order:
1. Selectmen Choose Chelgren as New Town Administrator: At their meeting at Abbot Hall Wednesday night, the Board of Selectmen unanimously selected Jeffrey Chelgren, of Lynn, as their choice for Marblehead's new Town Administrator.
3. Header Aims to Break Two World Records: Ron Cooper will be surrounded by family, friends and fellow exercisers Sunday at the Lynch Van Otterloo YMCA when he tries to set Guinness World Records for push-ups and pull-ups.
4. Selectmen Oppose 'Drastic' MBTA Cuts: A recent MBTA proposal to increase fares, cut local bus service and limit the availability of transportation for the disabled has prompted the Board of Selectmen to reach out to state officials and call upon local residents to attend two upcoming hearings.
5. Serial Rapist Denied Parole: A former Lynn man who was convicted of rape in Marblehead, Swampscott and Salem in 1985, was recently denied parole for the fourth time, according to the Essex County district attorney.
For more of this week's stories, check out our news section.