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Something's brewing on The Heights
Something's brewing on The Heights. Went to Conte Forum just for fun the other night and a wonderful basketball game broke out. Too bad...
Kennedys respond to Palin barbs
By Michael J. Bailey, Globe Staff There are perils in picking a fight with a dead man. Just ask Sarah Palin. One of her targets...
YT: Budget BluesMelrose mayor may get 4.5 percent raise
The Melrose Board of Aldermen on Dec. 6 will consider...
Criminal and child welfare caseloads in the state’s juvenile courts have fallen sharply over the past three years despite economic turmoil that has placed enormous strain on many families, a dramatic decline that confounds social workers, lawyers, and child and family advocates. (By Peter Schworm, Globe Staff)
Juvenile court hearings are closed to the public, but court officials allowed a Boston Globe reporter to visit one day last month on the promise that the juveniles and their parents would be kept anonymous. (By Peter Schworm, Globe Staff)
In January, the MBTA will begin a three-month “quiet car” test on the Fitchburg and Franklin commuter rail lines, designating one car on each train as a refuge from chirping ringtones and grating chatter. (By Eric Moskowitz, Globe Staff)
Secretary of State William F. Galvin plans to submit a bill next month that would force Massachusetts mortgage lenders to get court approval before seizing homes, in an effort to protect homeowners and address concerns about how foreclosures are conducted. (By Jenifer B. McKim, Globe Staff)
Scientists and volunteers are finding unprecedented numbers of juvenile sea turtles, mostly Kemp’s ridleys, on Cape Cod Bay shores this winter — and widely predict this year will be one of the worst on record for turtle strandings. (By Beth Daley, Globe Staff)
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