News Nearby: Candidate Ejected in Wilmington, A 'Hit List' in Andover
Each week we take a look at some of the news making headlines in neighboring Patch towns.
Kevin MacDonald's battle with the Board of Selectmen continued again on Monday night.
As selectmen held their regular meeting, MacDonald attempted to speak in the Public Comments section. He was not recognized, as Mike Newhouse decided would be the case a recent meeting, but continued to speak out.
Two children at the Goddard School in Reading were allegedly put in a closet by a teacher as punishment on two separate occasions and another teacher allegedly changed a child's diaper "roughly," according to a recently released report by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).
Back in January, North Reading Plaza was sold by Great Island Development to RK Centers for $11.6 million. So what will they do with the plaza? They are still working on a future plan, but there are several different possibilities.
Andover Public Schools are in the process of looking into a student who was in possession of a "hit list" at West Middle School. The list, School Superintendent Marinel McGrath said, contained names of others students.
McGrath said that, in situations like these, safety of the student and staff is most important. However, she said she would not provide any details on the incident.