Wednesday Aug 6
Elizabeth Warren, Banks back same pols
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has turned into a national progressive star by railing against Wall Street, but the PAC she's set up to boost her cause is funneling cash to Senate powerbrokers who take money from the very special interests the Massachusetts Democrat denounces - lobbyists, corporate donors and big banks.
Ireland A Popular Congressional Destination
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran took a trip to Ireland in the third quarter of 2012 - one that appears to have been paid for out of the Senate Appropriations Committee budget.
Cape Cod Times
NStar lights irk Bourne residents
But that view is now marred by flashing lights on 200-foot-tall monopole towers NStar installed last year to run transmission lines across the canal, according to Richards and her neighbors on the quiet and well-maintained cul-de-sac.
NBHS student wins congressional competition with new app
A New Bedford High senior has won the inaugural Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Competition for the 9th District.
Cape Cod Times
Barnstable fire districts receive $260K grant for rescue training
Barnstable's five fire districts have been awarded a $260,209 grant to help train firefighters to save each other.
Detainee base sites report few problems
No protests. No children in the schools. No effect on city services. Two children with pneumonia treated at a local hospital and paid for by the federal government.