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Lawmakers In Massachusetts Work To Undo Ruling Making 'Upskirt' Photos Legal
Lawmakers in Massachusetts quickly acted Thursday to pass a bill banning people from taking "upskirt" photos in public, after the state Supreme Court there ruled this week that such photos are legal.
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Mass. Legislature passes 'upskirting' ban
The Massachusetts Legislature today passed a bill banning "upskirting," a day after the state's highest court ruled that the state law aimed at prohibiting criminal voyeurism does not apply to taking secret photos up a woman's skirt.
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Safety angles touted on licensing illegal immigrants
Both supporters and opponents of a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses said Wednesday that their approach would lead to a safer state and more orderliness.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
House packs bond bill with local project funds
The House on Wednesday approved a sprawling $1.12 billion capital spending bill that includes $60 million for new State Police cruisers, $90 million for social, cultural and recreational projects, and $150 million to address the entire list of projects pending before the state Board of Library Commissioners.
Mass. High Court: Subway Upskirt Photos Not Illegal
Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that a man accused of secretly snapping photos up a woman's skirt on an MBTA train did not break the law.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Why Chicago's warm weather optimists should take cover immediately
Better dream on, because the grim long-term spring weather forecast is just in from Andover, MA.-based Weather Services International, a unit of the Weather Co.
Traffic At Standstill After Police Pursuit Results in Crash on Route 93 North
Tuesday, 4:45 p.m. - A second car crash has impacted traffic on Route 93 North further, causing even more headaches during rush hour.
Rite Aid Wants To Be Your Local Package Store
While it's not rare in other communities or states, Rite Aid is not known for its alcohol sales in North Andover.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Europe Poised for Mild March as Warm Atlantic Air Cuts Power Use
Europe faces higher-than-normal temperatures for a fourth month in March, with Atlantic airflow displacing colder air as the winter heating season is coming to an end.
What Are North Andover's Most Dangerous Intersections?
A recent study listed the most dangerous intersections in Massachusetts and New England, and while no North Andover intersections made the list it got us wondering.
What Are Andover's Most Dangerous Intersections?
A recent study listed the most dangerous intersections in Massachusetts and New England, and while no Andover intersections made the list it got us wondering.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Andover autistic boy gets global birthday wishes
So after years of Logan's birthday passing without fanfare due to his disability, Pearson put a call out to friends and family to send birthday wishes to her son, who turned 12 on Feb. 24. And not just from friends and family.
Andover School Committee members dispute contract process
A dispute between two School Committee members regarding a new three-year teacher contract made the front page of this week's Andover Townsman.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Ten years after theft, contractor gets jail in Tewksbury larceny
Tewksbury resident Debbi Nadeau blames Paul St. Onge, a home-improvement contractor, to whom she paid $10,000 upfront a decade ago to make improvements to her Windham Road home.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
High School Thespians Coming to Andover This Weekend
By Les Masterson Looking for some theater, but don't want to leave town? You're in luck.
Local reps want Pelletier released from state custody
Two local Republican lawmakers are calling on the embattled Massachusetts Department of Children and Families to release a sick Connecticut teenager from state custody into her parents' care.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Boston Horns in the Real Room in Andover
Get ready for some funk! The Boston Horns are an original jazz funk horn band led by Garret Savluk on trumpet and his founding partner Jeff Buckridge on guitar.
Andover's Brickstone Square on the block
Pearlmark Real Estate Partners, a Chicago-based private equity investment firm, has hired HFF to sell Brickstone Square, a one-million-square-foot office park in Andover, Mass.
Massachussetts telecom expanding in Corpus Christi
B&R Telephone has expanded voice and data services in the Corpus Christi area, while its sister company Green Wire Inc. is signing up more contracts in San Antonio.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Former congressman's unusual dealings with marijuana company detailed in lawsuit - Boston.com
A non-profit company led by former Massachusetts Congressman William D. Delahunt, which received three coveted state licenses last month for medical marijuana dispensaries, intends to give 50 percent of the company's revenue to a management firm that is controlled by Delahunt and his business partners in the marijuana dispensary.