December 18, 2010
- 7-Day Forecast
Search the Globe
Globe archives 1872-present:
Today's Globe Last year
The Other WelfareThe Globe investigates Supplemental Security Income
Spotlight ReportProbation commissioner's rise and reign defined by tenacity
GlobeToday daily video headlines
Got a news tip?
The Globe and Boston.com welcome news tips on all subjects from readers. Please email your story ideas to email@example.com or call 617-929-TIPS.
Not easy staying green?
Are you attached to your green-and-white license plate (ca. 1977-1993)? Reporter Eric Moskowitz is looking to speak with people who are reluctant to trade in their vintage plates for the red-white-and-blue "Spirit of America" plates. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a quandary? Share it, and your question and Miss Conduct's answer may appear in an issue of the Globe Magazine. Submit a question.
Is something broken in your neighborhood? E-mail email@example.com
For the record
Bob Ryan's blog
You meet a lot of people in this business in the course of 42 years. Meanwhile, I try to be judicious in the use...
Reid takes aim at Obama, Republicans over earmark spending
By Matt Viser, Globe Staff WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid this afternoon launched into a vociferous defense of congressional earmarks, branding Republicans...
YT: Budget BluesMelrose mayor may get 4.5 percent raise
The Melrose Board of Aldermen on Dec. 6 will consider...
Massachusetts State Police will join a controversial federal program early next year to help the US government detect and deport illegal immigrants arrested for crimes. (By Maria Sacchetti, Globe Staff)
It’s not hard to find people here who have lost hope. This former manufacturing city, once home to humming factories, has been pummeled by one economic blow after another. (By Noah Bierman and Johnny Diaz, Globe Staff)
More job openings indicates that companies, which have squeezed more from employees through the recovery, need to add workers. (By Katie Johnston Chase, Globe Staff)
Two defense contracts that would produce up to 900 jobs in Lynn and Pittsfield are in jeopardy after the Senate nixed a bill loaded with earmarks. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
The Postal Service sends letter-writers replies with postmarks from the North Pole. It also pairs needy families with anonymous donors. (By Stephanie Ebbert, Globe Staff)
Editorial and opinion