news in saugus

Students share at poetry slam | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY OWEN O’ROURKE Student judges Felicia Reppucci and Connor Gagne raise scores during the poetry slam. By BRIDGET

Saugus sweet on new bakery | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY SPENSER HASAK Michael Cucchiello Jr. sprinkles flour onto a pile of ricotta cookie dough. By BRIDGET TURCOTTE

Fire damages Hurd Avenue home | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY THOR JOURGENSEN A fire at this home appears to have started on the back porch, officials say.

Landfill extension plan filed in Saugus | 12:00 AM

ITEM FILE PHOTO Pictured is Wheelabrator Saugus. By PAUL HALLORAN SAUGUS — Wheelabrator Saugus has applied to the Massachusetts Department

An ocean of fun in Saugus | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY SPENSER HASAK Kids touch sea stars as the New England Aquarium comes to the Saugus Public Library.

Saugus school magic number: $900,000 | 12:00 AM

By BRIDGET TURCOTTE SAUGUS — The closure of the Ballard Early Education Center is among the proposed cuts to help

Sears protester: They know what happened | 12:00 AM

ITEM PHOTO BY OWEN O’ROURKE Richard Stelmack protests in front of Sears. SAUGUS — It’s a classic David versus Goliath battle.

Saugus will show its appreciation to veterans | 12:00 AM

By BRIDGET TURCOTTE SAUGUS — World Series Park will host a Veterans and Military Appreciation Day in September with reenactments, military

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$82K for Chromebooks among Saugus requests | 12:00 AM

By BRIDGET TURCOTTE SAUGUS — Chromebooks for students, pump station repairs, and a new fire truck dominate warrants for the

Missing teenager found; reunited with family | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO Ashley Kilgore is pictured in this undated photo. By BRIDGET TURCOTTE Update: Missing 15-year-old Ashley Kilgore was found

AvalonBay has a plan for Hilltop site | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO Pictured is a rendering for the $100 million development planned for transforming the Hilltop Steak House site. By

Contuining positive change in Saugus | 12:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO Pictured is Christine Moreschi. SAUGUS — Christine Moreschi has been hired to replace Susan Dunn as chief administrative

Light shed on Saugus problem | 12:00 AM

By BRIDGET TURCOTTE SAUGUS — Hitching Hill Road resident Ferruccio Romeo first noticed the street lights on Cider Mill and

Border Cafe faces cockroach complaint | 12:00 AM

By BRIDGET TURCOTTE SAUGUS — Following an allegation that a Border Cafe customer took home more than just leftovers, all

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State bridges gap in Saugus | 12:00 AM

By BRIDGET TURCOTTE SAUGUS — A 15-foot bridge that dates back more than a century will be replaced with a