North Shore

By - 5/21/10 - 7:28 pm

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. ...

By - 5/7/10 - 12:43 pm

Police on the North Shore are looking for a guy who robbed a bank in Saugus on Tuesday and then, after the dye pack exploded and showered him with red ink, robbed a bank in Peabody:

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
By - 2/16/10 - 9:36 am

In Salem, they love Halloween so much, they take every chance they can to get into costumes (scroll down the page a bit).

By - 1/13/10 - 3:56 pm

Charlie Padgett looked south from the beach in Swampscott yesterday and took this photo (with HDR processing).

Copyright Charlie Padgett. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 12/20/09 - 10:03 am

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

By - 11/24/09 - 11:41 am

Joel Brown ponders the news that a Rhode Island theater owner is trying to buy the property and re-open it - as a theater.

By - 11/24/09 - 9:15 am

Thary Lim portrays life in one Salem neighborhood in both words and pictures.

By - 11/12/09 - 8:55 am

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

By - 11/2/09 - 3:35 pm

Check out Lynn Happens for a non-Lynn Daily Item approach to news of tomorrow's municipal elections. Also see Downtown Lynn, which is supporting one of the candidates for mayor.

By - 10/30/09 - 8:37 am

Chris Klein follows the president on his trip to Marblehead.

By - 10/9/09 - 10:54 am

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

By - 8/21/09 - 3:58 pm

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

By - 8/19/09 - 7:59 am

Steve B. captures a pair in action along the Ipswich River, from the initial chase to the ultimate release (of eggs).

By - 8/14/09 - 12:18 pm

Rebel Shakespeare Company returns its second tour of the summer with the comedy "Twelfth Night." Our high-school aged cast from all over Massachusetts will roam up and down the North Shore, with a Boston Stop at the Christian Herter Park Publick Theatre on August 22nd at 4pm. Now, here's the deal -- Rebel is opening again for the awesome Orfeo Group doing that "WOWSA" thing... Read more

By - 8/11/09 - 3:56 pm

Somebody on the North Shore roasts pigs every weekend and winds up with too much pulled pork. Rather than buy smaller pigs, they're trying to give it away.

Via Nathan Spencer.

By - 8/6/09 - 3:28 pm

Just wanted to know, how many other people have almost been killed by one of these casino bus companys. all i know if you call the casinos they say there is nothing they can do,the bus company has nothing to do with the casinos even when there name is all over the bus.Mohegan Sun you suck....

By - 7/15/09 - 2:13 pm

Salem News columnist shudders at the very thought of them, says mass drownings of slugs in pans of beer can't come soon enough for her.