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Police Superintendent William Taylor announced three promotions to lieutenant in the midst of an ongoing legal case in which two potential promotions of other sergeants are being challenged.
What does it take to get habitual offenders off the streets? Two stories on the front page of Wednesday's Sun just add to the frustration many of us have with the inability of law enforcement to do just that, either due to legal loopholes or the state's own oversight shortcomings.
Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline protest on Boston Common across from the Statehouse in Boston, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
The proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline moved a couple large steps forward today, when Kinder Morgan issued a news release saying that it has signed contracts with many New England natural gas distribution companies for the gas that would flow through the pipeline.
A Billerica man is accused of fraud by accepting a partial payment to repave a Dracut couple's driveway/parking lot, tearing up the concrete, leaving and not returning.
Market Basket's board of directors continues considering multiple bids for the grocery chain, it said Tuesday, as shoppers continued bypassing its stores, and employees picketed for a 12th day.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners wants to add a 30- to 36-inch diameter, 180-mile spur to its Tennessee Gas Pipeline between Wright, N.Y., and Dracut.
Officers James Lane, left, and Richard Desilets handcuff ------ Richard Poindexter, 50, of Dracut after he allegedly ran over a young woman at Mammoth Road and Fourth Avenue, in front of the McAvinnue Elementary School, while driving drunk Monday afternoon.
The proposal by pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Energy Services of Texas calls for a section to be built along the northern part of Massachusetts, ending in Dracut, north of Boston, where it would connect with transmission lines owned by other companies.
The statewide relay to oppose a proposed natural-gas pipeline ended in Dracut on Saturday, but protesters vowed to continue the fight, beginning with a rally at the Statehouse planned for Wednesday.
The Berkshire Eagle reports that the lawmakers on Friday cited environmental, economic, public safety and public health concerns.
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