North Shore Biz: Of Billboards, Pot Shops and Slots
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.
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Mayor says an entertainment company that has erected a 92-foot tall billboard off Lowell Street has installed the pole in the wrong place and he wants it moved.
The downtown Peabody shop has been named among the top multisport shops in the country for 2012.
City officials sign off on zoning ban for medical marijuana facilities in hopes it will just discourage potential shop owners from considering sites in Peabody rather than go to court. State still has yet to develop rules and regulations.
Peabody officials issued a cease and desist order for a commercial project on Route 1 to deal with serious site runoff damaging neighbors' property.
The natural gas plant slated to replace the coal-fired facility at Salem Harbor Power Station will be smaller, cleaner — and much better looking.
The Scarlet Letter Press & Gallery, which opened for business on Wharf Street in October, is a family-run business offering far more than just business cards and local art.
A Somerville developer is planning on building a $45 million mixed-use development right in the heart of downtown Salem.
CinemaSalem is ready to thank the community that helped keep it in business with free screenings of The Princess Bride.
Check out the list of nominees here.
Beverly resident Thaddeus Siemasko's kitchen renovation showcased in national magazine.
Misselwood is located on the campus of Endicott College and is a prime location on the North Shore for weddings.
Members of the Danvers Board of Selectmen plan to meet with a representatives of the Cordish Co. on Wednesday about the companies plans to possibly build a slots parlor at Liberty Tree Mall.
A woman from Danvers has been named the new manager at the TD Bank branch in Topsfield.
A Danvers company founded by a local man who also started a successful Peabody company has been sold to Samsung.
The merger of Lorraine Roy with Bella Sera is official and was celebrated at an event on Saturday.
Group 1 Automotive, which owns the Ira dealerships along Route 114, has received an OK for a final tweak of its campus plans.
Hand-picked by Disney to debut their Disney Forever Enchanted Prom Dress 2013 Collection, Glitterati aims to take prom season by storm.
Well Woman Therapy is a new psychotherapy practice in the Willowdale professional offices in Hamilton.
There will be a lot going on at Wenham Museum during February vacation and the programs are ready to go.
Aquilla Farm has plans before Hamilton town officials to divide the 80 acre property into six lots.
The owner of the shopping plaza in Hamilton says it is working to purchase another nearby downtown property.
Looking to dine out in town this Valentine's Day? Here are some specials we've found.
A fire in the walls at the downtown art gallery has forced the owner to close its doors while smoke, water and fire damage gets repaired.
The self-serve frozen yogurt bar will now be providing arts and crafts activities and other fun programs for kids during the day.
Virginia Healy-Kenney, who retired last year from MassHousing, was honored by the Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association for outstanding work on behalf of home mortgage consumers and affordable housing.
MassHousing’s Mounzer M. Aylouche received the award from the Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association for outstanding work on behalf of affordable housing.
The two sides will receive transcripts and have a month to file briefs.
A Swampscott tumbling academy and a Marblehead hair salon teamed up to benefit people who have lost their hair due to medical conditions.
This week, Ted Tye of National Development provided a full rundown of the familiar and local brand names we can expect when MarketStreet opens around late August.
Golfer and artist Lou O'Keefe of Lynnfield has work on display this month at Agora Gallery in New York CIty this month.
Citing former colleague's service to the town, selectmen vote to name community area at MarketStreet after Al Merritt.
Meet Michelle Powers, proprietor of the new Centre Yoga in the Centre Court shops.
Dina Whalen, owner of Fitness Together of Lynnfield, donates some gift cards to her business to help raise funds for Lynnfield Athletic Association.
Wakefield woman has photography business in the Carriage House on Church Street, across from the Congregational Church - with more projects in the works.
The Dunkin Donuts location on Main Street downtown is no more. What would you put into this little spot of downtown real estate?
Wakefield Cable Access TV offering this 8-week course starting on Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Sport-themed hair salon Sports Clips in Shawsheen Plaza is geared to providing a comfortable atmosphere for a trim with entertainment.
Client-centered owner of Andover Hair Removal Center enjoys new location.
Described as an elegant and chic diamond boutique, its owner offers a new model of buying jewelry.
When Salon Navid's lease was up on Park Street, the owner looked for a new location.
The popular fitness facility, which will be open 24 hours, is currently pre-selling their memberships with a $1 down.
And you can donate to help out.
Vaccines, grooming and free lunch.
The company's president will also see a pay cut.
She officially started Jan. 1.
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