Channel 7 reports.
I totally forgot to tell the Uhub community about the Othello tour, which you maybe would have liked... doh. So I'm hoping this part of your summer you have room for a little Free Shakespeare. Rebel Shakespeare Company is touring the North Shore (and making a stop in the Sudbury Valley) with "Much Ado About Nothing." Ten shows from August 20-29. These... Read more
Two North Shore brothers and two of their employees were indicted recently on charges they ran an illegal sports-betting operation out of Antigua that grossed $22 million over 14 years, the US Attorney's office in Boston charges.
Robert and Daniel Eremian and Richard Sullivan and Todd Lyons face 442 counts related to Sports Offshore, the operation they allegedly ran from 1996 until this past... Read more
The Conservation Law Foundation and HealthLink yesterday sued the owner of the Salem power plant, alleging the facility is pumping far more visible pollution into the air than allowed under state and federal regulations.
The Salem Evening News reports:
A man who was part of a cleaning company at DiLuigi Sausage Co. on Pope's Lane was taken to the hospital last night after he was partially sucked into a seasoning machine. ...
Suspect was wearing a black and brown Red Sox ball cap, black sunglasses, a black longsleeve shirt/pullover with white shirt underneath, black shorts and black and white... Read more
In Salem, they love Halloween so much, they take every chance they can to get into costumes (scroll down the page a bit).
Steve Garfield has live video of the view outside his Jamaica Plain house. Jeff Cutler has live video of the scene in Hingham. Charles is livestreaming the snow in Swampscott. And the state's traffic-camera network is beaming out tons of snow photos.
If you take snow pictures and put them on Flickr, tag them as universalhub and I'll post here.... Read more
Joel Brown ponders the news that a Rhode Island theater owner is trying to buy the property and re-open it - as a theater.
Thary Lim portrays life in one Salem neighborhood in both words and pictures.
Danvers High School has banned students from going 'meep!'
High school Principal Thomas Murray said students were using it and other words to disrupt school in a particular part of the building on Cabot Road. The term later became part of a disruption some students were planning online.
School Superintendent Wile E. Coyote was unavailable for comment.... Read more
Chris Klein follows the president on his trip to Marblehead.
Maybe NECN reporters don't want to risk getting swept out to sea, but Rick Nohl and some other weather fans seemed to have no such qualms along the water in Lynn today. Nohl notes his camera was inside a waterproof housing.
At least, until police departments update their writen policies for taking inventory of the property of newly arrested suspects under a Massachusetts Appeals Court decision handed down today.
The court today threw out delinquency charges against a Marblehead teenager because the pot, digital scale and plastic bags he was found carrying were in a locked bank bag he didn't give police permission to open... Read more
Which, to paraphrase one of my favorite Groucho Marx lines, is more than we've ever done.
The Peabody team has made it to the Little League World Series, and tonight is their opening round game. They will be playing the team from San Antonio, Texas.
Start is scheduled for 8pm, on ESPN.
If nothing else, enjoy listening to the announcers trying to say "P-biddy".... Read more