The empty flag pole outside Swampscott town hall Friday. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

Giant American Flag Donated By Fallen Soldier’s Family Stolen In Swampscott

A huge American flag donated by the family of a local soldier was stolen on the Fourth of July.


(Photo Credit: Paul Plourde)

Tarantula Found At Swampscott Cemetery

The Swampscott Cemetery had a creepy, hairy visitor earlier this week – a rambling tarantula.


Corded Phone, Call

Hackers Rack Up $20,000 Phone Bill In Swampscott

Officials in Swampscott are trying to figure out who hacked into the Town Hall phone system.


(credit: ThinkStock)

Teen Charged With Setting Fire Inside Nahant DPW Superintendent’s Home

A teenager accused of breaking into a Nahant home overnight and setting a fire is under arrest.


Anthony McKay faces charges for beating a man who allegedly broke into his car.

Supporters Raise Money, Plan Protest For Victim Of Car Break-In

A Swampscott man’s fight to protect his property has blown up into a larger fight for justice.


(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oldest Retired U.S. Mailman From Swampscott Turning 105

The oldest retired mailman in the U.S. lives in Swampscott. He turns 105 years old next week.


Marblehead High School fans on Thanksgiving Day.

Marblehead Beats Swampscott 21-7 In 106th Meeting

Marblehead fans went nuts after their Magicians pulled one out of the hat and defeated arch-rival Swampscott.


(Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Swampscott Starts ‘No Homework’ Nights

Students in Swampscott are getting a little reprieve from doing homework.


Christian Johnson appears in court.

Victim Of Car Break-In Arrested For Beating Suspect

A man who caught someone breaking into his car ended up in trouble when he called the police.


A car under the commuter rail bridge on Burrill Street in Swampscott. (Photo courtesy: Jack Beermann)

Essex County Gets Rainstorm Disaster Loans

Small businesses affected by flash flooding on Boston’s North Shore two weeks ago will be able to apply for low interest loans to help restore their losses.





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