Here are our top five stories of the week, they are listed in no particular order. Click on the headlines to read the full story.
New Restaurant May Be Coming to Atlantic Avenue: A new Italian restaurant may be coming to Atlantic Avenue in Marblehead. The Zoning Board of Appeals will be sitting down with Comella's Restaurants co-owner John Paul Comella next week at a public hearing regarding his desire to reopen the former Moran Studios space as an eatery, according to the posted agenda.
Warwick Place Facade Taking Shape: As each day passes, the exterior of Warwick Place is looking more and more like this computer rendering of what the finished product is expected to look like. Over the last two weeks, workers have installed the windows along the Pleasant Street side of the 38,000-square-foot office and retail building and have wrapped up the majority of the brick-work.
Should Marblehead Implement a Blue Light System?: At their meeting at Abbot Hall last week, the Board of Selectmen announce that tickets, not warnings, will be issued to offending vehicles on the first night of this year's on-street winter parking ban. Would you support a blue light emergency alert system?
Maine Earthquake Shakes the Region: Did you feel it? Small tremors were felt in the Greater Boston area after a 4.5 magnitude Earthquake near Lake Arrowhead, Maine. The epicenter of the quake was about 92 miles from Boston.
Local Woman Helps Take Rescued Dogs on the Rides of Their Lives: For most Marblehead residents, the thought of a road trip to New Hampshire probably conjures up thoughts of fresh mountain air, ski slopes, and some much-needed vacation time. But for Carrie Thomas, a Monday drive to New Hampshire is all about the millions of dogs that are killed every year in animal shelters and the puppy mills that are exacerbating the problem.
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