WEEK IN REVIEW: An Educator's Passing, Stop and Shop Robbed & More
Miss our big stories this week? Check out our round-up of this week's headlines, including a car in a pool, criticisms about the teen center lease and a major power outage.
Former Malden High School Asst. Principal Passes Away: Long-time former Malden High School teacher and assistant principal Brendan Duffy, aka "Mr. Duff," passed away, the city's Facebook account announced late Wednesday afternoon.
Stop and Shop Robbed at Gunpoint: Police are seeking two men in connection with an armed robbery at the Stop and Shop on Charles St. this holiday weekend.
Two males entered the store around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning, with one man creating a diversion while a second man approached the customer service desk, brandishing a gun.
Man's Life Saved After Crashing Car into Pool (PHOTOS): An elderly driver was saved by a quick-thinking homeowner Tuesday, after he pulled the man from a car he crashed into a backyard pool on Grant Road. Malden resident Tom Cheffro said he heard a loud noise in his backyard while watching television.
"I just heard a noise, ran outside and said 'what the hell?'" he said.
About 1,666 Lose Power After Car Accident: Over 1,666 customers were without power early Monday morning after a car crashed into a utility pole near 500 Broadway. Most of the losses were along Route 99 near the Saugus line.
Critics Question Mayor's Teen Center Lease: City councilors approved a lease for the city's new teen center in a 9-2 vote Tuesday night, but not before some councilors criticized Mayor Gary Christenson for signing the lease before a formal review by the city council.