News Nearby: Stabbing, Baseball Bat Assault in Stoneham
Also in news from Malden's neighbors: interim school superintendent in Wakefield and a baby delivered at Medford State Police barracks.
Each Saturday, Malden Patch will run a round-up with links to stories from surrounding communities that are of interest to Maldonians.
STONEHAM—Three men were arrested after a fight Monday night that led to a man getting hit in the head with a baseball bat and another man stabbed in the shoulder, according to a Stoneham Police press release.
At 8:38 p.m. on Monday, police received multiple calls reporting a fight at the intersection of Washington Street and Myrtle Street, according to the release. When officers arrived shortly thereafter, they found an assault victim laying in the street and a vehicle driving away from the area, which was stopped by police a short distance from the scene.
WAKEFIELD—A retired superintendent with school construction, mentoring, and curriculum development experience has been selected to lead Wakefield Public Schools for the next year, according to a vote by the School Committee last week.
Dr. Garry Murphy, of Lowell, MA, was the first choice of the School Committee out of three finalists for the interim superintendent position. Pending contract negotiations, Dr. Murphy would start in Wakefield on Aug. 1.
MEDFORD—A woman in premature labor ended up giving birth to a baby girl in the parking lot of the State Police barracks in Medford Wednesday, according to police.
About 1:30 p.m., State Police received a frantic 9-1-1 call that a woman was going into labor in the back of a car on Route 16, but was stuck in gridlock traffic due to issues with the lights in Wellington Circle, according to a state police press release.