Here are the top 5 stories of the week in no particular order:
1. Ice Cream and Karaoke: Weekend Delights at Terry's: Outside Terry's Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Shop a Siberian wind howled on this Monday afternoon in February. Inside the cozy parlor came a steady stream of bundled customers, visiting the shop in its new location at 22A Atlantic Avenue. Fire ended its eight-year run on School Street.
2. VIDEO: Festival Film Shot in Marblehead and Swampscott Stars Local Families: Your neighbors were on the big screen this week. One of the short films screened at the Marblehead Festival of Arts' Winter Film Festival was "Henry Loomis Is Going to Die Tonight." The film stars local families and was shot in Marblehead and Swampscott.
3. LETTER: Use Existing Taxes to Fix Abbot Hall: A letter to the editor was submitted by Palmer Road resident Jack Buba about fixing Abbot Hall.
4. Principal Millington a Finalist for Marblehead High Post: Swampscott High School Principal Layne Millington is one of three finalists for principal positions at both Peabody Veterans Memorial High School and Marblehead High School.
5. School Technology Upgrades May Cost More than $1 Million: The computers and servers are outdated. The backup systems are virtually non-existent. The network infrastructure is past its lifespan. And the schools lack proper networking systems. The cost to repair the system is $1.2 million to $1.4 million, according to the technology supervisor.
For more of this week's stories, check our news section.