Top 6 Stories of the Week
A weekly recap of the tops stories that got your attention.
In case you missed something, be sure to check out these headlines that were popular among readers this week:
1. Woman Loses Appeal of $300 Parking Ticket at Danvers BJ's
A 56-year-old Lynnfield woman has lost her court appeal of a $300 ticket she received last year for parking in a handicapped space outside BJ’s Wholesale Club in Danvers.
2. Lady Falcons Fall in Marathon Softball Game
It took ten innings to find the winner as North Reading came from behind, tied the game in the seventh and won it in the ninth, 3-2 over the Lady Falcons.
3. Danvers Author Awarded Fellowship at Boston Public Library
A local author was awarded the Children's Writer in Residence Fellowship by the Associates of the Boston Public Library.
4. State Reports Unemployment on Decline
The jobless rate in Danvers as well as at the state level continues to slowly decline, according to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
5. Danvers Students Compete With 'Comment Cents'
Ten Danvers High students recently competed at the State House in a financial literacy program in the format of a quiz show. The Common Cents program, sponsored by local banks, seeks to equip students with basics of managing finances.