Stoneham is a town in Middlesex Area, Massachusetts, 9 miles (14.5 kilometers) north of midtown Boston. Its populace was 21,437 at the 2010 demographics, and its closeness to major freeways along with mass transit offers practical access to Boston and likewise the North Coast coastal area and also beaches of Massachusetts. The community is the birthplace of Olympic figure-skating champion Nancy Kerrigan along with is the home of the Rock Zoo.
Stoneham is the house of a public senior high school (Stoneham High school) as well as one public middle school (Stoneham Central Intermediate School). There are similarly 3 public primary schools (Colonial Park Organization, Robin Hood Institution, as well as also South University) in the community.
The special Seventh-day Adventist organization Greater Boston Academy utilizes programs for preschool to grade 8, as well as Saint Patrick Institution, a Catholic institution, performs programs from pre-K degree to quality 8.
The 9 O’clock Horn, or 9 O’clock Bell/Alarm, is a horn that goes off from the Stoneham Station House every day at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. and also is recognized by everyone that has actually stayed in Stoneham for a good period of time. There is really little genuine paper of the goal of the horn, however, it is probably a deposit of a town time frame or when community bells made use of to keep time by getting in touch with the hour.
There have actually been a few exemptions when the bell has actually not called:
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