Intensity low in bid for Edward Markey seat
Democratic congressional candidate Katherine M. Clark, facing three little-known opponents in a special election Tuesday, has all but disappeared from the campaign trail and has already been contacted by the US House clerk about a swearing-in Thursday.
Acupuncture program brings solace for patients in hospice
In her Winthrop living room, she is silent in her pink, comfy chair. Just moments before, Daria Casinelli, a licensed acupuncturist, inserted 14 needles in Woods' wrists, feet, and ears to help reduce the pain she feels in her feet and stomach, and to allow the 80-year-old former nurse to breathe easier.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
A Tale Of Two Cookies: The Brass Sisters' Holiday Shortbread
Here at NPR, the holiday baking season is never complete without a story from the always-charming Brass Sisters, Marilynn and Sheila.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
East Boston Times-Free Press
10th Eastie Elves Fundraiser Set for Dec. 13
Senator Anthony Petruccelli with his mother, Dianne, and sister, Diana DeLeo, who organizered the annual Eastie's Elves fundraiser.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Santa's reindeers tell their story in 'The Eight: Reindeer Monologues' Dec 7
A new study from the Erasmus Medical Center shows that reindeer have an increased number of capillaries in their nose.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Religion News Service
Where does Thanksgiving come from?
Any first-grader can answer the titular question above: Where does Thanksgiving come from? "The Pilgrims and the Indians sat down to dinner together in 1621, and the rest is history."
Around The Region: Nov. 27, 2013
A summary of recent transactions and personnel news within Greater Boston's real estate community.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
I-Team: Thousands Of Gas Leaks Across Mass.
It's a smell that catches our attention immediately: the unique odor of natural gas.
Banker & Tradesman
MassHousing Closes On $6M Loan To Develop Dalrymple School Apartments In Winthrop
MassHousing has closed on a $6 million construction bridge loan to convert the former Dalrymple School in Winthrop into 27 affordable apartments for senior citizens.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Polls Open All Day Thursday in Hamilton
The high temperature is expected to get into the upper 40s, with calm winds. 2. Election: The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Winthrop Elementary School in Hamilton for a two question ballot vote for Hamilton voters.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Rep. Donato Supports Affordable Housing Bond Bill
State Representative Paul J. Donato joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass final legislation authorizing $1.4 billion in capital spending over the next five years to fund the production and preservation of affordable housing in the Commonwealth.
The Harbor Times Soup
Arthur J. Fournier
Captain Arthur J. Fournier,Tugboat Co. Railroad owner and former Portland Harbor docking pilot passed away Nov. 16, 2013 after a brief illness.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Steve Roy, of Marblehead, appointed to MAIA Board of Directors
Elliot Whittier Insurance Services, LLC, is pleased to share the announcement by the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents that it has appointed Steven P. Roy, CIC, to its Board of Directors.