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Dailies for October of 2006

October 31, 2006

We've now started to post the winners in our ninth annual Halloween Ghost Story Contest. We'll be continuing to post them throughout the night, category by category.

October 30, 2006

The judges continue to read all the entries submitted for the Halloween Writing Contest. If you submitted an entry, please verify that you specified the age category in which you're competing; if you failed to do so, you should have received an e-mail from us mentioning that fact.

October 27, 2006

The deadline for the Halloween Ghost Story Writing Contest passed in the early AM, so no more entries will be accepted for this year. Good luck to everyone who entered; as usual the winning entries will be posted live Halloween night. If you e-mailed an entry and didn't get a confirmation response, please contact us as soon as possible to verify that your entry wasn't lost in the æther.

October 26, 2006

Tonight's the deadline for the Ghost Story Writing Contest! Anything received after tonight will have to wait until next year.

October 25, 2006

The Saugus Action Volunteers for the Environment site was updated today.

October 24, 2006

The Computer Terms Dictionary got updated today.

October 23, 2006

The Saugus Historical Society site was updated today.

October 20, 2006

This is the final weekend before the Halloween Ghost Story Contest deadline next Thursday night. If you can only write during the weekend, this is your last chance.

October 19, 2006

More information about the new Saugus book, Of Time and the River: Saugus 1900-2005 (including an order form) has been posted.

October 18, 2006

The Saugus High School Alumni Association site was updated today.

October 17, 2006

Photographs from the biennial Saugus Hammersmith Quilters Guild Quilt Show held this past weekend have been posted.

October 16, 2006

The local business Park Press Printers had its web site updated today; it now has a new online menu generator.

October 13, 2006

Happy Friday the Thirteenth! Entries for the Halloween Ghost Story Contest need not actually have to involve Halloween; read some of the past winning entries for samples of the sorts of stories that win. You'll be surprised at the variety.

October 12, 2006

This is just a reminder not to forget your contact information and age category when you send in your entry for the Halloween Ghost Story Contest. There's now just two weeks left before the deadline.

October 11, 2006

Since it's getting colder out now and the yard sales season has passed (it's been a couple weeks since the last yard sale was posted) we've removed the Saugus Area Yard Sales Calendar from the sidebar. It'll return with the warmer weather.

October 10, 2006

We've sent responses for all the entries that we have received so far for this year's Halloween Ghost Story Writing Contest (that provided us with contact information, anyway). If you sent a story and have not yet gotten a confirmation message, please let us know.

October 9, 2006

The office will be closed today for the holiday. However, the Community Events Calendar, Area Yard Sales Calendar, Saugus Forums, and other like pages will continue to be updated. Also, note that today is the final day of the Topsfield Fair, and there are some Saugonians that have been regular staples there for years, so if you're planning on heading up that way today be sure to check out the stands run by Sullivan's Old Fashioned Cider and the Kowloon Restaurant.

October 6, 2006

The Town Hall asked us to post the following announcement:

The Saugus Board of Selectmen called for a Special Town Meeting on November 13, 2006 at 7:30 PM in the Saugus Town Hall Auditorium.

The Board will close the Warrant at their September 26, 2006 meeting. For more information contact the Board of Selectmen's Office at (781)231-4124 or the Saugus Town Clerk at (781)231-4101.

October 5, 2006

A bit more sample information from the new book Of Time and the River: Saugus 1900-2005 has been made available. You can now read two full sample articles from it online.

October 4, 2006

The News Sources page was updated today.

October 3, 2006

The Saugus Post Cards Online section had a new post card added today. As usual, the new entry was added to the final page of cards.

October 2, 2006

October is here, and Halloween is nigh. If you're planning on entering this year's Ghost Story Writing Contest remember that the deadline is on October 26th. Be sure to check out some of the past year's winners to get a feel for the sorts of stories that win.