12 hrs ago
Everett to vote on casino proposal in special election
On Saturday, Everett will hold a voter referendum to decide if Wynn Everett, a $1.2 billion resort casino proposed by Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn, should be built on a former Monsanto chemical factory on the Mystic River.
22 hrs ago
Fiery faceoff leaves Markey unscathed
U.S. Rep Edward J. Markey emerged from the final and most explosive of three Senate showdowns against Republican Gabriel E. Gomez largely unscathed, giving him a leg up in the last week before the election as he holds a lead in the polls and unleashes a blitz of negative ads.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Catherine J. Pacini, 73
The following information is provided by Tewksbury Funeral Home : Catherine J. Pacini, age 73, died peacefully on Wednesdayafternoon, June 12, at the Wingate of Belvidere, surrounded by her loving family.
Reading Resident Arrested on Charges of Assault and Battery, Vandalism
The following is an excerpt from the Reading Police Department log from Friday through Sunday.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Ed Markey's boasts a job bust
U.S. Rep. Edward J. Markey, who has boasted in his U.S. Senate campaign about bringing high-tech jobs to Massachusetts, backed one of the biggest telecom busts in his own hometown, funneling $35 million in taxpayer dough to a 17-year project that's failed to create a single Internet job.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Mayor Seeks Compensation for Medford if Proposed Casino Comes to Everett
Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn said a casino in neighboring Everett would cause headaches for the city and seeks mitigation if the proposal becomes a reality.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Three Arrested for OUI in Separate Incidents
The following are excerpts from reports in the Danvers Police Department press log from June 7-9.
Overfilled Trash Barrels a Problem in Medford?
Does Medford have a problem with overfilled trash barrels? At the request of Councillor Breanna Lungo-Koehn, the City Council will discuss Tuesday whether or not to use the city's reverse 911 system to remind residents that the unkept barrels are not permitted, according to the agenda .
Somerville Couldn't Handle Ethanol Accident Alone, Says Fire Chief
Somerville Fire Chief Kevin Kelleher said an ethanol train derailment in Somerville would require help from the Greater Boston region, specifically when it comes to stockpiling enough special foam to fight such an accident.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The Revere Advocate
State Housing & Economic Secretary shown city's bright economic future
Standing on the top deck of the Wonderland parking garage as Monday's rain clouds began to clear, Mayor Dan Rizzo, along with City Economic Development Director John Festa and City Planner Frank Stringi, gazed out over the once-crowded parking lot at the former Wonderland Dog Track.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
The Somerville News
Ethanol trains put profits over people, public safety
Standard practice in an ethanol fire is to let it burn out - and hope for the best - because few have the resources to fight this highly flammable fuel.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Boston, Suffolk Downs at odds on casino payments
Negotiators for Suffolk Downs walked out of a casino bargaining session with city officials last week, and the two sides - long-considered allies in the gambling development - remain "miles apart" on how much money a casino at the East Boston track should pay to the city, according to two people with knowledge of the negotiations.
Effort to halt ethanol transport by train scores key victory in State House
After two days of debate, on May 23 the state Senate adopted 195 amendments to the state budget, including one that would prevent the state Department of Environmental Protection from issuing a license to any facility handling ethanol in densely populated communities.
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Developer: Casino would blend in
Forget your ideas about Las Vegas-style glass tower casinos, representatives of Foxwoods Massachusetts told Milford selectmen Monday night.
Everett Casino Proposal, Winter Parking Ban on City Council's Agenda
Today is Tuesday, June 4. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The City Council will discuss the Everett casino proposal and the city's "Winter Parking Ban" tonight.
Thu May 30, 2013
Non-doctors enter world of tattoo removal
Rob Harris is an avid rock climber and "gym rat" at a climbing wall in Everett. It's a place with a lot of young people, a lot of strong people - and "a lot of skin showing," he said.
GDF Suez Gas Na Supplying Transgas with LNG as a Vehicle Fuel
Transgas is using LNG to fuel 10 new tanker-truck tractors, which are also transporting LNG primarily to gas utilities throughout New England and to commercial-industrial facilities that use LNG.
Wed May 29, 2013
Bike to the Sea Day fast approaching
The 21st annual Bike to the Sea Day is coming up on Sunday, June 2nd. The ride, which runs from Everett to Nahant, raises funds for the construction and maintenance of the Northern Strand Community Trail .