North Shore

By - 2/1/11 - 6:49 am

Seems yesterday's major delays on that commuter line were caused by what the Salem News called a stripped lug nut that kept the Beverly drawbridge in an open position for nearly four hours. The News also reports that repairs to the bridge begun in 2008 are still not finished.

So what about today's delays on the line? The T blames switch problems.

By - 12/28/10 - 11:12 am

Check out the note posted on the door of a Dunkin' Donuts in Salem at the height of the storm.

H/t Aaron Donovan.

By - 11/20/10 - 10:50 am

Mike the Mad Biologist considers GE's effort to blackmail the state - give us $25 million or else. At first, it sounds kind of similar to Liberty Mutual's successful effort to wring tax breaks out of Boston and the state for its new headquarters building on the edge of the Back Bay.

By - 11/7/10 - 7:38 pm

Surfer dude

In their all-black wetsuits in the dreary gray water of Nahant Bay this afternoon, some surfers looked like nothing so much as mimes on boards. Crazy mimes on the verge of hypothermia, to be exact, but maybe those suits are warmer than they look.

By - 10/15/10 - 3:34 pm

Cat in a wheel

By - 9/23/10 - 9:56 am

North Shore Bloggers Consortium will highlight weekend picks from members every Thursday.

By - 9/15/10 - 7:14 am

Downtown Lynn reports on progress now that MBTA and local police are on the case.

By - 9/13/10 - 3:28 pm

To preview your primary ballot for tomorrow, click on the link from the Secretary of State's website:
then enter your address and select a political party. It will show you what choices you'll have on tomorrow's primary ballot.


By - 8/19/10 - 6:06 pm

Hello Uhubbers,

By - 8/10/10 - 1:34 pm

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.

By - 6/25/10 - 10:11 am

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.

By - 6/20/10 - 6:07 pm

Channel 5 reports on the fire in a storage yard at 95/128 in Peabody.

Photo by the Salem Evening News.

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:

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).

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.

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.