Monday Dec 2
Mass. Crews Hit with Multiple Working Blazes
Dec. 01--Last January, Gloucester firefighters grappled with three significant house fires within 24 hours, the last of which claimed a woman's life on Windsor Lane.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Seth Kellogg: Winter winds bring 'great white' snowy owls, other rare visitors to coast
The bright sun lit up the pulsing deep glow of their feathers, the color that gives them the name purple sandpiper.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Route 133, a country drive from Lowell to Gloucester
Route 133 in Massachusetts is one of our favorite summertime routes for a road trip, with fun stops for hiking, antiquing, fried clams, and a flea market.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Get your ski gear ready to hit the slopes
Ted Bidwell, a New England Masters circuit veteran, is admittedly not your average weekend warrior as he's now retired and manages to ski 60-70 days every winter.
Shoppers find deals, lines on bright and busy Black Friday
A small horde of shoppers rush the gate as it opens at H&M in the Galleria Mall in Cambridge as Black Friday starts the holiday shopping season early Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Fishing Industry At Risk Of Disappearing In New England
The industry that built New England is at risk of disappearing. Fishing has always been a mainstay, but things have drastically changed.
Hotel review: Ocean View Inn and Resort in Gloucester, Massachusetts
The Ocean View Inn and Resort is located in the seaside town of Gloucester, Massachusetts, which boasts one of the oldest and most important harbors in the United States.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Book review: American Smoke by Iain Sinclair
For nearly 40 years, Iain Sinclair has been the most imaginative, assiduous and idiosyncratic chronicler of London's myths, boasts and hinterlands.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Mass. Senate Approves Hike In State Minimum Wage
The Massachusetts Senate has voted to raise the state's minimum wage from $8 to $11 per hour by 2016 and tie subsequent increases to inflation.
Beacon Hill's Maytag repair man
It has been only slightly awkward for state Sen. Thomas McGee of Lynn entering the Massachusetts state Senate chamber these days.
Pols push procrastination on wage hike
Both Democrats and Republicans are saying they'll urge their Senate colleagues today to stall action on a bill that would push the minimum wage to a nationwide high of $11 an hour, a measure that drew 35 proposed amendments yesterday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Last Chance to Order Locally-Made Thanksgiving Pies
By the end of the day, the sun should be in the sky. Temperatures will get into the 60s with strong wind gusts to 35 miles per hour.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Four Weekend Shoplifters Arrested at Danvers Walmart
9:44 a.m. A caller reported there was a white dog on the median on Route 128 North.
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansem
Join artist Roger Bansemer and narrator Sarah Shurcliff Bansemer on an artistic journey of travel and painting on location throughout the country.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Redmen Set to Take on Marblehead in Northeast Division Finals
Every Thursday, we're going to take a more in depth look at an upcoming event happening in Tewksbury.
Finance Committee Meeting, Redmen Football Preview and More
According to the National Weather Service, Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 49. Expect a west wind 10 to 15 mph.
All super, all natural
THE very first tour when I stepped on Massachusetts soil was not Boston but Salem.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Boston Harbor advocates predict impact of rising sea level on Massachusetts shore
If sea level rise projections become reality and high tides a century from now resemble what today are major floods, the Aquarium Blue Line Station would likely be underwater while across the harbor the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital will be better prepared to weather frequent incursions of harbor water, according to Boston Harbor Association ... (more)
With Cod Scarce, Cold Dogfish Save The New England Fishing Industry?
Cod has been king for centuries in New England. And for generations, it sustained a vibrant fishing industry here.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
MassDOT seeks feedback on development of its Ports Strategic Plan
The state Department of Transportation and the Ports of Massachusetts Compact will hold a public meeting in New Bedford to share the draft of the Ports Strategic Plan and solicit further public comment to guide the creation of the final plan.