News Nearby: Woburn Mother of Murdered Daughter Honored for Anti-Domestic Violence Work

Check out the stories making headlines in the Burlington region this week.

Here is a look at the stories making headlines in the Burlington region this week:


Woburn Mother of Murdered Daughter Honored by District Attorney for Anti-Domestic Violence Work Middlesex District Attorney Gerard Leone presented Arlene Meara the Paul R. McLaughlin Community Activist Award.


Is Big Joe's Closed For Good? This is going to come as sad news to all fans of tasty sandwiches but all indications are that Big Joe's has closed for good.


Winchester's $400K Snow Budget Nearly Gone: The Winchester Department of Public Works has used up nearly all of its $400,000 snow budget this winter, according to Director Jay Gill. Of the $400,000 allocated for this winter, only about $12,000 remains, or in other words: About 97 percent of the overall snow removal budget has been used, according to Gill.

North Reading

Moratorium Proposed For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in North Reading. On Election Day last year, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot proposal that allows medical marijuana sales in the state, which left cities and towns to set regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries. The Community Planning Commission (CPC) held a workshop Monday night regarding such dispensaries in North Reading. According to Town Planner Danielle McKnight, the CPC discussed proposing a moratorium to residents at Town Meeting in June.


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