Sure, they were, in their own way, a pretty nasty bunch, but you can't help but appreciate their Blue Laws when you look at all the ads in today's paper from chains advertising they're opening at 8 p.m. today. Hah, hah, not here you're not.
Massachusetts, of course, has a longer history with Thanksgiving than any other state, you know, the Pilgrims and all. In the early days, the date of an annual day of giving thanks wasn't fixed, but it did involve both public prayers, giving the servants the day off so that they, too, could attend church - and join in fasting.
A citizen so outraged he doesn't realize Citizens Connect is just for Boston complaints complains about a sign for Land Boulevard in Cambridge:
Some should tell DCR that it is Edwin H Land, NOT Edward H Land. Wouldn't it be easier to just call it Memorial Drive and call it a day?
A BC junior was arraigned today on charges of setting fires in two college buildings on Nov. 9, the school reports.
Pengliang Yue, a junior from Shenzhen, China, was arraigned today in Newton District Court on one count of arson, three counts of attempted arson, four counts of malicious destruction of property and one count of disorderly conduct for the fires in Gasson and Stokes halls.
The girl who died after being hit by an SUV on Olney Street yesterday was identified today as Brianna Rosales, 7.
Meanwhile, the woman who allegedly hit her, Olivia Mora, was ordered held without bail at her arraignment today in Dorchester District Court on charges of operating under the influence, operating under the influence causing serious bodily injury and driving with an expired registration, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.