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.
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. ...
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.
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.
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.
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".
Steve B. captures a pair in action along the Ipswich River, from the initial chase to the ultimate release (of eggs).
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 they do (Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)). It is their LAST PERFORMANCE, of their summer run... so you can come see us at 4, and then stay for them at 6:45.