news in swampscott

Do you recognize this ID theft suspect? | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO The Swampscott Police Department wants help identifying this man. SWAMPSCOTT — Police are asking for the public’s help

Two heads better than one in Swampscott | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY SPENSER HASAK Gino Cresta, left, and Ronald Mendes have both been appointed assistant town administrators. BY GAYLA

2 incumbents out in Swampscott | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY OWEN O’ROURKE Michael McClung photographs the election results as Laura Spathanas looks on. SWAMPSCOTT — The Town

Swampscott races nearing the finish line | 12:00 AM

By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT — Three contested races highlight Tuesday’s Town Election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Swampscott beach fire debate heats up | 12:00 AM

ITEM FILE PHOTO Phillips Beach in Swampscott is pictured in February 2017. By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT — The Conservation Commission

Swampscott set to strut its stuff | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY SPENSER HASAK Glenn Kessler, organizer for Swampscott’s Got Talent, practices the song “Cinnamon Girl” by Neil Young

A sketch of a dollar sign
Swampscott teachers sign for 3.5% raise | 12:00 AM

By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT — After more than a year of negotiations, the Swampscott Education Association (SEA), or the teacher’s

Swampscott sizes up rail trail plan | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO A map shows the path of the planned Swampscott Rail Trail.  By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT — Residents got a

Next steps for Swampscott rail trail | 12:00 AM

SWAMPSCOTT — Plans to convert abandoned railroad tracks into a community rail trail will be outlined in a public forum

Swampscott looks to fill Hadley needs | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO Pictured is Hadley Elementary School Principal Stacy Phelan. By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT — School officials are forming a

Divers search Foster Pond for evidence | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO Authorities are on scene at Foster Pond in a search for evidence. By BRIDGET TURCOTTE SWAMPSCOTT – Divers

Swampscott principal blames building for exit | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO Pictured is Hadley Elementary School Principal Stacy Phelan. By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT – Hadley Elementary School Principal Stacy

Swampscott auction is about to set sale | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY OWEN O’ROURKE Swampscott High School students Kaleigh Cantin, top left in the reflection, Kiely Quinn, and teacher

What’s old is new in Swampscott | 12:00 AM

By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT — The former senior center on Burrill Street, vacant since 2007, will soon be transformed into

Swampscott gives the Green(wood) light | 12:00 AM

By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT — Town officials are moving forward with a proposal from Groom Construction to redevelop the shuttered

Harbormaster files lawsuit to save job | 12:00 AM

By GAYLA CAWLEY SWAMPSCOTT — Lawrence Bithell, attempting to save his former job as harbormaster, has filed a lawsuit against

Swampscott zones in on housing | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO A proposed zoning change would change residential (A-3) districts, which allow for multi-family units by special permit, to