Friday Mar 7
Proposed Three-Story Addition to 57 JFK Met With Concern
The Galeria building houses Staples, Yogurtland, and Shake Shack. Developers explained their poteltial plans to expand the buidling, adding three stories of residential living units on top of the existing levels, on Thursday March 7. Cambridge developer Raj Dhanda appeared before the Cambridge Historical Commission Thursday night to submit revised ... (more)
Gun licenses on the rise north of Boston
The number of residents holding gun licenses in Massachusetts communities north of Boston climbed last year, continuing a long-term trend, as the state considers stricter laws that would give police chiefs more power to deny licenses to people.
Gaming Repeal Ballot Question Looms at SJC
Just one week after fighting it out at the ballot box in Revere for the casino cause, pro-casino groups - including Revere elected officials - and anti-casino groups are preparing to do battle in the courtroom this May. And if the anti-casino forces have it their way, it could mean yet another vote in Revere on the gaming issue this coming ... (more)
The Daily Free Press
To stop funding for fossil fuels, 350MA rallies at State House
Despite the cold weather and potential for snow Wednesday, over 100 activists from 350 Massachusetts rallied at the Massachusetts State House to gain support from legislators and the public for a future of divesting from fossil fuel use.
State rep demands answers from DPH on pot-shop licensing
A lawmaker appointed to investigate how the state health department chose Massachusetts' medical marijuana dispensaries has fired off a list of questions to the agency's director, amid suspicions that some applicants lied or cashed in political favors to get the lucrative licenses.
DA: Dunkin' Donuts Robbery Suspect Left iPhone Behind
Police have captured a Winthrop man accused of robbing a Boston Dunkin' Donuts back in December, thanks in part to the cell phone he left behind.
IT MAY SEEM like monumental bad timing for the Metropolitan Beaches Commission to be raising concerns about the state's coastal parks in February, when summer seems about as far away as the moon.