Thursday, May 3, 2012
It’s been an interesting week in the U.S. Senate Race between Democrat Elizabeth Warren and incumbent Republican Scott Brown.
First it was revealed that Harvard University once touted Warren’s marginal Native American heritage as proof of their faculty’s diversity. That story was followed up with another revealing one that Warren had listed herself as a minority professor between 1986 and 1995 in the Association of American Law Schools desk book, a major reference for legal professors. On Tuesday it was revealed that Brown, who ran for office vowing to kill President Obama’s health care law (and who has since voted three times to repeal it) took advantage of a key provision in it: the provision that allows him to keep his elder daughter on his congressional health insurance plan. Meanwhile, both candidates downplayed their wealth this week as they revealed their …
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Patch readers from around the Boston area voted on the tax preparers they trust the most, and here are the results.
This week we asked Patch readers from around Greater Boston an important question: Where's the best place to do your taxes? After five days of voting, here are the results: Charlestown H&R Block, 142 Main Street. Malden William C. Nelson, 712 Salem St Medford Quigley Ramio and Company, 0 Governors Ave. Melrose Melrose Accounting & Tax Specialist, 543 Main St., and Hughes and Company, 1 West Foster St. Somerville Paul B. Bain, Jr., 17 College Ave. South End Gordon E. Parry, C.P.A., 509 Columbus Ave Stoneham H & R Block, 212 Main St. Wakefield JMS Tax and Financial Services, 599 North Ave (#9-3)
Saturday, March 24, 2012
The results are in.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Patch readers throughout the greater Boston area weighed in on their favorite local hair salons and barber shops. Here are our winners:
Saturday, March 17, 2012
A roundup of favorite St. Paddy's Day spots in the Greater Boston area.
Patch readers throughout the greater Boston area weighed in on their top spots to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. After five days of voting, here are our winners: Back Bay: Solas, 710 Boylston St. Beacon Hill: Seven's Ale House, 77 Charles St. Charlestown: The Warren Tavern, 2 Pleasant St. Malden: Hugh O'Neill's Restaurant, 45 Pleasant St. Medford: Pizzeria Regina, 44 Station Landing Melrose: Bread 'n Bits of Ireland, 530 Main St. Somerville: Olde Magoun's Saloon, 518 Medford St. South End: Clerys Bar & Restaurant, 113 Dartmouth St. Stoneham: Montvale Plaza, 54 Montvale Ave. Wakefield: Harrington's, 17 Water St.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
A round-up of favorite dentists in the Greater Boston area.
Patch readers throughout the greater Boston area weighed in on their favorite local dentists. After five days of voting, here are our winners. If you’re ever out of town and need some dental work done, these are the people to look for: Back Bay: Newbury Dental Associates, 274 Newbury St. Boston Beacon Hill (A three-way tie): Charlestown: Jeffrey Goldman, 1 Thompson Sq. Malden: Patricia Wu, 389 Main St. Medford: Albert Cangiano, 123 Forest St. Melrose: Nelson and Debra Hong Pan, 985 Main St. Somerville: Davis Square Dental, 51 Holland St. South End: Tremont Dental Care, 635 Tremont St. Stoneham: Bruce M. Doyle, D.M.D., 74 Main St. Wakefield: Joseph P. Russo, 15 W. Water St.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Last week, hundreds of Patch readers weighed in on their favorite sandwich joints - here are the hot spots that came out on top.
Patch readers throughout the greater Boston area weighed in on their favorite local sandwiches. After five days of voting, here are our winners:
Friday, February 10, 2012
The show kicks off at 8 p.m. Friday at the Giggles Comedy Club, 517 Broadway, Saugus.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham.] The Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham is hosting a comedy night to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Stoneham and Wakefield at Giggles Comedy Club, 517 Broadway St., Saugus. Tickets are $25 per person and includes unlimited pizza and access to the 75 minute comedy show featuring Frank Santorelli, Rocky Laporte and Johnny Pizzi. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Friday. For more information or tickets, call 781-438-6770.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Every Monday night, 10 percent of sales from the Dockside Restaurant will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham, Wakefield Club.
Every Monday night, dine at the Dockside Restaurant, 1099 Main St., Wakefield, from 5-10 p.m., and the restaurant will donate 10 percent of sales to the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham, Wakefield Club. You can either dine in the restaurant or order takeout. The fundraiser will be held through March 26 excluding Feb. 27. Visit the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham's Wakefield Club website for more details.
Friday, December 30, 2011
This week's winner won a $25 gift certificate to Harrington's in Wakefield.
We asked for shopping tips and you delivered. Jeanne E. Craigie won this week's prize: a $25 gift certificate to Harrington's in Wakefield. Here are some of the great tips we got this week: 1) Old Navy is offering $10 off for every $20 you spend, according to Athena. Old Navy is also running several year-end web-only sales, too. 2) Dress Barn in Stoneham has 60 percent off all items, according to this week's contest winner Jeanne E. Craigie. 3) The Avon Beauty Center is having $2 and $3 sales along with 20-25 percent off sales. Also, when you spend $100 you receive $10 off your next purchase, this promo is ending on Dec. 31 but will restart from Jan. 1 to the end of March, according to Diana Ardagna Cavanaugh.
The festive lights display at Stone Zoo in Stoneham will be wrapping up this weekend, ending Sunday, January 1.
This weekend will be your last chance to experience the Stone Zoo's winter wonderland attraction. ZooLights will be wrapping up Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. Aside from thousands of sparkling lights and holiday displays, upon entering the Zoo, guests will visit Yukon Creek, which not only features dazzling holiday lights but is also home to bald eagles, a North American porcupine, a gray fox and reindeer.