Religion News Service
GetGetReligion: no more reform
Last week, Godbeat cop Terry Mattingly celebrated the season by giving thanks that the Los Angeles Times had reported that the Methodist pastor convicted of officiating at his gay son's same-sex wedding was now facing a choice between "loyalty to church doctrine, or loyalty to his son."
State grants will fund work on Berkshire trails
Pittsfield and three towns in the county have received grant funding under the state's Recreational Trails Grant Program, which this year provided $1,023,284 for 32 projects statewide.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Mr. Know-It-All: Oxford University evolved over the years
When was Oxford University in England founded? T.J., New York City According to legend, Oxford University was founded in 872 when King Alfred met some monks and had a scholarly debate that lasted several days.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Two Drivers Charged With OUIs
Friday, Nov. 15 10:06 a.m., police charged Debra Digan, 34, 586 Eastern Ave., Lynn with operating a motor vehicle with her license revoked as a habitual offender.
Salem Man Arrested on Assault Charges
At 9:56 a.m., police took custody of a man arrested at the Lynn Police Station. Linda A. Grieco , 58, of 73 Tracy Ave., Lynn, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest on Theft and Possession of Burglary Tool Charges
The initial call turned into a request for medical aid due to the female being unconscious.
Danvers Man Charged With 3rd OUI After Crash on High Street
Police searched the area, but didn't find anything. 11:06 p.m. Report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries at the Courtyard Marriott behind the Liberty Tree Mall.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Banker & Tradesman
Cornerstone Realty Capital Arranges $1.8 M Refi For Lynn Property
Cornerstone Realty Capital has arranged a $1.8 million loan for its client, Alex Realty Group LLC, to refinance a multifamily building in Lynn.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Salem Woman Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge
At 5:14 p.m., police responded to the Irving gas station on Highland Avenue after the manager called to report that a man had just abandoned a stolen vehicle outside.
'Traveling Librarian' Discusses New Mexico Tonight
Coming up on Monday, December 2 at 7 p.m. - "Traveling Librarian" Jeff Klapes will give a talk on southern New Mexico.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Salem Pair Arrested After Alleged Shotgun Threats
At 12:53 a.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Winthrop Street. Jose L. Sanabia , 46, of 10 West Baltimore, Lynn, was arrested on charges of assault and battery, intimidating a witness and malicious destruction of property over $250.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Man Spotted 'Dancing' on Highland Avenue Guardrail Arrested
At 8:05 p.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Roslyn Street during which someone poured soda into a vehicle's gas tank.
1937 Ford Highboy Coupe
If you decide to compete for one of hot rodding's most revered honors, the Ridler Award, you have to be prepared to open a very big door and step into the deep end of the pool where every detail will come under intense scrutiny.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Places to Donate Food in Marblehead and Nearby
My Brother's Table is collecting frozen turkeys for the Lynn Hunger Network for distribution to needy families via local food pantries, schools, and social service agencies.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Actor, cable movie explore different angle
For most born here, there is nothing more grating that listening to an actor attempt a Boston accent.
Salem Police Investigating Illegal Dumping on Swampscott Road
At 11:39 p.m., Salem detectives were contacted by the city's Health Inspector David Greenbaum concerning a joint investigation with Department of Environmental Protection Investigator Timothy Dame.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Patrick Administration Announces New Options for Community-based Health Care and Long-term Support
Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz today announced 33 contracts have been awarded to community-based organizations to help seniors and people with disabilities live independently in their homes and communities with local support services.
State Police Nab Most Wanted Sex Offender
A man added to the top 10 most wanted sex offender list on Monday for registered sex offenders who have failed to register was arrested in Beverly on Monday.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Break-in Reported on High Street
At 2:58 p.m., a woman entered the police station to report that her car was stolen while parked on Sewall Street.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Local Author and Architect Debuts New Novel
"You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'" ~~ George Bernard Shaw "When you grow up on the 'wrong' side of the tracks," says Glenn Morris, author of the new book Obligation for Justice, "you have two choices: live with the status quo or scratch, claw and climb your way up and out."