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Fundraising Saves CinemaSalem, FYE Closing and Lynnfield's MarketStreet Building Up

Here's what's going on in business news from around the North Shore area.

Have you noticed a new store while driving around the North Shore recently? Patch loves small business and we try to cover every new opening. Here is a look at some recent business openings and happenings on the North Shore.

Have you noticed a new shop and have been wondering what it is? Leave us a note in the comment section and we will check it out.

DANVERS

Tequila's restaurant and bar has been closed for more than three years and the Route 1 building has been empty.

Historical Office Buildings Have New Owner

A company that has played a key part in the transformation of downtown Salem has come to Danvers, buying some unique office space off Centre Street.

Orange Leaf Finds a Home on High Street

The franchise based out of California is a self serve frozen yogurt shop that is the third to open under owners James Alex and James Barberian.

A cash for gold business at the mall is accused of not accepting the correct ID from a customer after facing similar accusations in October.

Title Boxing Club 'Sweat Factory' Open for New Year's Resolution Help

Owner Ken Greer offering first class free so Danvers locals can get a feel for the gym, meet trainers, and start living a more active lifestyle.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut, the sporting goods chain has decided to remove guns from stores.

PEABODY

Beacon Roofing Supply Expanding in U.S. With Recent Acquisitions

Beacon Roofing Supply Inc., which makes its corporate home at Lakeland Park Drive, recently acquired two California-based companies in a move estimated to generate $60 million in sales.

What's Missing on Andover Street? [VIDEO]

Are there any types of businesses or other facilities you'd like to see on Route 114 that don't exist now?

Curious About Peabody's Unemployment Rate?

The Tanner City has added more than 300 jobs to the local economy over the past year and is right at the average unemployment rate for the North Shore.

SALEM

If you were an adolescent in the 1960s and a teen in the 1970s you know that television and the movie theater played a real role in your daily existence. Other than radio there was no other electronic media out there.

Salem Trolley Delivers Carols to Former Owner Battling Cancer

About three dozen people sang Christmas Carols to the former owner of Salem Trolley as she battles cancer at her Danvers home.

7 Businesses That Opened in Salem in 2012

As we continue to reflect on the year that was 2012 in Salem, we can't help but notice that a bunch of new local businesses have opened their doors over the last 12 months.

CinemaSalem Exceeds Fundraising Goal

Salem residents have opened up their wallets and saved CinemaSalem.

BEVERLY

Beverly Chamber Accepting Nominations for Annual Beverly Business Awards

Have a favorite Beverly business? Be sure to nominate them for the 2nd Annual Beverly Business Awards.

What Business Would You Open in Beverly?

Assume money was no object and the only limit your imagination: what kind of business would you love to see open in Beverly?

North Shore Businessman Seeks to Make Mark With Elements

Pierre Richard was an established businessman at AutoBahnd North in Danvers when he opened his first Elements store in Beverly -- briefly in 2007 and then reopening in 2009, eventually becoming the top store in the nationwide chain by 2010.

What Beverly Business Were You Sad to See Close in 2012?

It was another year of welcomes and farewells for Beverly businesses.

North Beverly FYE to Close its Doors

For Your Entertainment (FYE) will soon be saying goodbye to the North Beverly Plaza.

Pelletrino Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Beverly Massage Therapy

At Beverly Massage Therapy and Wellness Center, it's all about the Three Rs: relax, renew and revive.

HAMILTON-WENHAM

The retail space on Railroad Avenue in downtown Hamilton formerly occupied by Clipper Cottage is empty and for sale.

The one big question about the application from Richdale for a liquor license is whether beer and wine sales are allowed there by zoning.

MARBLEHEAD

Wondering what's going on at that long-vacant storefront on Humphrey Street? We've got an answer.

What Marblehead Businesses Were You Sad to See Close in 2012?

During these tough economic times, businesses come and go all the time.

What Should Go Here?

This empty storefront at Village Plaza is ready for a new tenant. What kind of business would you like to see move in?

12 Businesses That Opened in Marblehead in 2012

Here's a closer look at some of the small businesses that opened in Marblehead in 2012.

SWAMPSCOTT

Liquor Store Proposed for Burrill Street

A prospective business owner will seek a special use permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday to operate a "high-end" liquor store.

Town Administrator Says Building Permits Up

Town Administrator Thomas Younger said at the last selectmen's meeting that building permit fees were up by $17,000 in 2012.

LYNNFIELD

J.M. Electrical to Partner with Company on Fire Extinguisher Technology

Lynnfield-based company partners with en-Gauge of Rockland in an installation and distribution deal.

MarketStreet Now Has 15 Buildings Under Construction

Latest update from National Development indicates 15 buildings plus the golf course now under construction at site.

What Business Would You Like to See Open in Lynnfield in 2013?

Some big changes are in store this year for Lynnfield's business landscape. What is something you'd like to see?

Tell Us: What Former Lynnfield Business Do You Miss The Most?

As we head into a new year, with a new business era on the horizon for Lynnfield - what former town businesses do you miss?

eBay Report: A Historic Diary And A Voting Activist

From time to time, Lynnfield Patch takes a look at items up for sale on eBay.com that are connected to the town's past.

WAKEFIELD

New Manville Album Offers Sounds for the Season

Two local musicians helped spread some holiday cheer this year with the release of a new album featuring original and traditional songs.

What Business Would You Like to See Open in Wakefield in 2013?

With a new year upon us, a question that comes to mind is - what kind of business would you like most to see open in Wakefield in 2013?

eBay Report: A Long-Ago Police Chief And An Unlikely History Book

From time to time, Wakefield Patch looks at items up for sale on eBay that are connected to the town's past.

Save the Date: Blossoms at the Beebe is April 27

Annual event benefits the library and Chamber of Commerce.

Wiwat Integrated Lifestyle Medicine Marks Grand Opening

New local health and lifestyle business is located at 10 Richardson Ave. in Wakefield.

Web-Head Enterprises Attracts Magic and Comic Book Fans

Magic players and comic lovers talk about their hobby and love for the game and store.

ANDOVER

PROFILE: The Ivory Corset Celebrates First Year in Business

Customers of this intimate boutique receive personal service from its knowledgeable owner.

Andover Resident Opens Consignment Shop in North Reading

Second Chance Consignment Store owner and Andover resident Nancy Boyer enjoys going into each day wondering what's going to come through the door.

Andover Sees Many New Businesses Open in 2012

Take a look at some of the new businesses that opened in Andover over the past year.

What Andover Business Were You Sad to See Close in 2012?

In a town as big as Andover, businesses unfortunately come and go somewhat often.

NORTH ANDOVER

Converse Leaving North Andover for Boston

The move from North Andover will send hundreds of employees to Boston by 2015.

What Should We Expect in the 2013 Real Estate Market?

The real estate market seems to be strengthening, and it's starting to show locally.

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