Girls’ Volleyball: Cambridge Rindge & Latin Sweeps Somerville For GBL …

The Cambridge Rindge Latin Falcons overcame a five-point deficit in their first game Friday, then took control of the next two, sweeping the Somerville High School Highlanders in three games to win the GBL Championship at the Somerville High Field House. Cambridge’s win capped an undefeated regular season within the Greater Boston League, including two 3-0 sweeps of the Highlanders. “I don’t just coach for the year, I coach for the program,” Cambridge coach Kelley Leary said. “I try to keep it flowing.” Just like their match against the Falcons on Oct. 19, the Highlanders started Continue reading >>>

A Catch Above the Rest at Turner Fisheries Boston

By: Jessica Cickay “Where can we get some really good seafood?” If you’re a Bostonian, you know that when you hear this question, the pressure is on – the lights seem to get low, the sweat somehow starts to drip and all eyes in the room piercingly turn toward you. Seafood is a staple in New England, so this should be an easy answer, right? Not so fast. This query is loaded – locked and loaded really, so much so that it makes you realize that you’ve “been there done that” around the local seafood scene, but more often than not, you’ve been disappointed. From buckets full of rubbery Continue reading >>>

Feinmann Design|Build Wins Multiple 2011 PRISM Awards

Boston, MA-NH (1888PressRelease) October 31, 2011 - Feinmann Design|Build was honored to receive multiple awards at the 2011 Greater Boston Builders Association's PRISM (Prestigious Results in Sales and Marketing) event held at The House of Blues in Boston MA, on October 19, 2011. Winning a coveted PRISM Award is a sign of excellence in the remodeling industry and is considered recognition of superior achievement. Tammy Russo, a Project Manager employed by Feinmann for over 18 years, won the PRISM Project Manager of the Year Award based on the submission of numerous client testimonials. Additionally, Continue reading >>>

Food pantries feeling the pinch of shortages

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Boston weather forecast 10/31/11: the weather; a trick or treat?

Forecast discussion: Well, after receiving 2-5 inches of snow in the Greater Boston area, high pressure will claim our weather for the next few days. After looking over snow reports, Worcester County received the highest snow total, between 9-15 inches. With so many power outages, the city of Worcester has actually cancelled Halloween tomorrow night. Although most of the snow may have melted this afternoon in our area, please be careful when driving for the morning commute. There still may be some black ice on the roads. But, temperatures will return to seasonable levels by this afternoon, and Continue reading >>>

Steam-powered motorcycle rides to auction block

There will be over four hundred ways motorcycle enthusiasts can get biker bragging rights, with some rides at an upcoming auction taking the term of vintage to a whole new level. A historic 1894 Roper Steam Motorcycle will be featured at Auctions America by RM's debut Last Vegas sale, January 12 - 14, 2012 and is expected to set a new world record for a motorcycle sold at auction. While the multi-day auction will feature an impressive docket of over 400 collector motorcycles, it’s the second of just two steam-powered motorcycles built by Sylvester Roper of Roxbury, Massachusetts expected to grab Continue reading >>>

Oil prices heating up this winter

Overnight lows are expected to dip into the low 30s this weekend — a chilling reminder that another New England winter will soon be here. This season could be especially bitter for home heating oil customers, because even as the mercury continues to drop, oil prices continue to rise. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) October 2011 Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook, residential heating oil prices are expected to set a new winter record, averaging $3.71 per gallon, an increase of 10 percent over last winter. With fuel prices constantly fluctuating, Continue reading >>>

Leader of Massive Mortgage Fraud Scheme in Boston Convicted by Jury

Conviction concludes prosecution of one of largest mortgage fraud schemes in Massachusetts BOSTON - A New Hampshire man has been convicted of leading a scheme that defrauded more than a dozen financial lending institutions and several homebuyers of more than $2 million in connection with $12.5 million in mortgages loaned for the purchase of 26 multi-family properties in the Boston area, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today. Following a three week trial involving the testimony of more than 40 witnesses, a Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted Joshua Brown, age 31, on charges of Continue reading >>>

Dennis Sullivan

Every day, Alderman at Large Dennis Sullivan sees society’s failure in his day job as a sergeant in the state’s Department of Corrections. It was his daily interactions with uneducated men in prison that inspired Sullivan to run for School Committee in 1997 at the age of 29. “Back then I was going to Walpole [prison]… and I’d see the products of a failed school system,” said Sullivan, now 43. In 2003, in the midst of his third term as the Ward 1 School Committee representative, Sullivan was preparing to “leave politics” when he heard Joe Curtatone was pulling papers to run Continue reading >>>

Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers to race for the cure

The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers’ (MAPS)’  team is off and running for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure!  MAPS will be participating in the 19th Annual Komen Massachusetts Race for the Cure, a 5K walk/run in honor of survivors, victims and people fighting breast cancer. The race will take place Sunday, Oct. 30, starting at 10 a.m., at Joe Moakley Park in South Boston. Even if you can't do the entire race, just a few blocks are enough to show your support! You can join the MAPS CARES Race Team, volunteer at the MAPS event information table, or make an online donation. Continue reading >>>