Retailers should not be allowed to be within 2,000 feet of a playground, daycare, school, place of worship, or statue of any historical figure.
With its massive network, Cumberland Farms apparently wants to sell more alcoholic beverages and has successfully placed a question on the 2020 ballot that could lift the state’s cap on the number of liquor licenses that can be owned by a single retailer, and also forge a new class of beer and wine license for food stores
We were happy to receive several dozen responses—many of which echoed each other, one of which was a poem, and some of which hit on subjects that we don’t think or write about enough around here.
"I’m a renter like two-thirds of Cambridge residents, and now we have a representati[ve] on the City Council. I walk, bike, and take public transport living in a city where the T is dysfunctional."
Without evidence of weed sales or gun use needed, the prosecution framed the matter as a question of whether there were copious amounts of cannabis and guns in the house.
From several dozen troopers facing criminal charges in an expansive payroll fiasco, to drunk-driving drill instructors and other one-offs, the follies continue.
“That’s why we have to keep constructing our own platforms for tricks. We’re a DIY community, so it’s what we’re used to, but it would be great to get support from the state for this—especially since it’s already been promised.”
After SPAM received the full payment, its then-treasurer told investigators that Pullman demanded a check for $250,000 for Lynch Associates, pounding the table and yelling “Stop breaking my f**cking balls and give me the check!” when the treasurer questioned him.
As shameless as it sometimes feels to celebrate awards, it’s also true that journalists are underpaid, underappreciated, and in some cases even relentlessly harassed because of their work.
Mass has lost an incredible guy and one of the state’s great institutional memories