Saturday, February 2, 2013
A couple that say they are homeless are facing charges that they stole $100s worth of baby formula from two Danvers businesses.
A $4 purchase of Gatorade and Powerade with an EBT card at Walmart helped lead police to a couple that had allegedly stolen about $1,000 worth of baby formula from two stores. The couple, Timothy, 24, and Katherine Bennett, 28, list a Wakefield address but told police they were homeless. Katherine Bennett has been charged with larceny over $250 and shoplifting while Timothy Bennett has been charged with two counts of both larceny over $250 and shoplifting. They were both arrested at Motel 6 on Route 1 earlier this week, where police had received information the pair was located. They were arraigned in Salem District Court and both were released on personal recognizance and scheduled to return for a pretrial hearing on March 11. Timothy …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in Danvers than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. While Danvers-specific data is not available, flu cases are up right now over the same time last year in the greater-Boston area, according to Google's Flu Trends. Overall in Massachusetts, activity is considered high now, while it was considered low at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in Danvers that offer the vaccine (besides your own doctor, of course): Costco CVS Newbury Street (Route 1 northbound) Maple Street (Danvers Square) Endicott Street (Endicott Plaza) Walgreens High Street Elm Street (…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
This year's Christmas tree in Danvers Square will be a 30 foot tall Blue Spruce.
This town of Danvers Christmas tree will be cut down and moved into place in Danvers Square on Tuesday. This year the tree will be donated by Richard and Margaret Connors of 7 Brookwood Lane. It is scheduled to be cut down on Tuesday, Nov. 13 by the Forestry Division of the Department of Public Works. This year's tree will be a 30 foot tall Blue Spruce. The cutting is scheduled to start at 7 a.m. Tuesday and the tree is expected to be in the Square by 9 a.m. It will be moved downtown on a flatbed and put into place in front of CVS with help from Blanchard Crane Service. The Danvers Electric Division and Danvers Police Department will also help with the move.