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December 30, 2004

Herald: Hub’s homicide tally deadliest since 2001

Somerville Journal: Waiting for work, if just for a day

December 29, 2004

Herald: Mayor, make my day: Kelly dares Menino to take his barrel

Herald: Bay State reps carpe `diem': Rake in travel perk dough

Herald: Eastie ousts Portland

December 26, 2004

Globe:  Parishioners maintain a watchful eye on church

Globe: Drug connections via 'dope phones': Concerns raised over pay units used by dealers


eastboston.com will be on vacation from Thursday, December 23 through Thursday December 30, 2004. This should allow us to catch our breath as we enter our 10th year as East Boston's best public information utility!

Please have a safe holiday!


December 23, 2004

BostonChannel.com: Police Need Help Finding Hit-And-Run Driver: Officials Searching For White Van

Irish Echo: Hope lives this Christmas at some Boston churches

Westford Eagle: Letter: East Boston Camps is 'beautiful, significant resource' for Westford

December 22, 2004

Globe: In possible terror zone, fear, resignation, humor: Hub neighborhoods talk of LNG threat

Globe: City approves WGBH expansion, waterfront condos

Globe: East Boston teams up: No. 2 Jets soar past Charlestown

December 21, 2004

Herald: Kin grieve granddad's hit-and-run death

December 2
0, 2004

Herald: After confab: O'Malley won't allow holiday Mass at Mt. Carmel.

Globe: Request to reopen church denied

Boston Channel: Some Churches Win Reprieves, Others Continue Fight;

Herald: Avis employee killed in company van crash in Revere:

Herald: Hub hero cop saves families from blaze

Globe: 2 officers help rescue tenants from fire;

December 19, 2004

Globe: From the pews, quiet rebellion: Ordinary Catholics in unusual fight;

December 18, 2004

Globe: Michael LoPresti Jr., 57; was a former state senator

Globe: Some in city resigned to property tax hike

Globe: Job figures disappoint in Mass.

Globe: Presidents look to rule "East Boston is the early favorite in the City League"

Herald: Critics say charter schools should cast wider net

AP: Boston's Siliver Line Tunnel Unveiled:

Herald 12/18: Eastie store owner does right thing

December 16, 2004

Herald: Thieving scrooges steal her Xmas spirit

December 16, 2004

Herald: Eastie church hopes O'Malley will show `spirit of Christmas'

Irish Echo: Parishioners continue vigils at Hub churches

Burlington Union: Noreen Leary honored for teaching excellence by Club 2004

Somerville Journal: Somerville man arrested for failure to register as sex offender

December 15, 2004

Lowell Sun: Dual use decided for Westford camp site

Daily Item of Lynn: Answering the call: Saugus firemen keep tradition going by helping needy

Salem News: East Boston outruns Salem in Tip-Off showcase

December 11, 2004

Globe: Protesters reach out to Rome: Italian TV broadcasts from E. Boston church

December 10, 2004

Cambridge Chronicle: Cops nab three teens in Cambridgeport muggings

December 9, 2004

Herald: Major penalty for selling minors smokes

Saugus Advertiser: Bank robbery suspects nabbed

Westford Eagle: A river runs through it

Globe: Lower tuition rate for undocumented immigrants sought

Globe: Super disappointment: Upsetting times haunt Everett; NS rally fizzles

December 8, 2004

Boston Herald: East Boston football true to its words

MetroWest Daily News: All eyes on Dillon: RB will be focal point against former team

Herald: Kin mourn slain poet teen

December 7, 2004

Herald: Suspect vanishes in harbor dive

Globe: Man still missing after leap into harbor

December 6, 2004

WHDH-TV: Man Flees Police, Jumps Into Boston Harbor

December 5, 2004

Star Tribune: Jim Souhan: Slow, pudgy ... and productive (Jermaine Wiggins)

Globe: Perfect finish for the Jets

Herald: Williams, Jets run one final flyby  

December 4, 2004

Milford Daily News: Doctor donates eye health for needy

December 3, 2004

Globe: North Shore (10-2) vs. East Boston (11-0)

St. Paul Pioneer Press: (Wiggins is)Roundly praised

Daily Item of Lynn: Pair arraigned in Saugus bank robbery

December 1, 2004

Globe: Eastie packs punch

November 28, 2004

Thank you Boston Herald!

Herald: Cops nab 2 on Herald perv list

Herald: Holidays are no treat for dogs

Globe: Now that next year is here, what's a Red Sox fan to do?

Daily Racing Form: Thompson credits agent for riding title

November 26, 2004

Globe: Eastie proves best in Boston

Lowell Sun: Ouch! Savio gets trounched! Smashing success for Austin

November 24, 2004

Lowell Sun: Town debates use of open space: Residents voice visions for East Boston Camps land in Westford

Portsmouth Herald: Former Middlesex Sheriff's employee charged with drug dealing

November 21, 2004

Globe: Memorable for many, camp is set to pass to outside hands

Globe: Codman Co to handle church sale

Globe: South End overpriced? E. Boston has lofts, too; But values rising on fast-selling units near the airport -- even before they're built

Lowell Sun: Legislators weigh hope, morality in stem-cell debate

November 20, 2004

Herald: Cambridge's gay senator to exchange wedding vows; Travaglini to give toast

Herald: Travaglini's quiet bid to aid Stuart bro up in flames;

November 19, 2004

Herald: Pols' quiet bid to aid Stuart bro up in flames

Globe: Massport OK's project building changes (scroll down)

Reading Advocate: Travaglini warns of 'very serious situation' if economy faulters

November 18, 2004

Danvers Herald: EBSB promotes Kornachuk

Westford Eagle: Letter: Supports East Boston Camps acquisition

Nashua Telegraph: Cab driver in police custody after alleged rape

Globe: Menino eyes tax on Port's property

Saugus Advertiser: Doing God's work

West Roxbury and Roslindale Transcript: Maura Hennigan appoints Betsy Alvarez

November 16, 2004

TheBostonChannel.com: 4-Alarm Fire Leaves East Boston Family Homeless

November 15, 2004

Globe: Deal could save 286-acre 'jewel':Residents must approve purchase

Herald: Capuano: Big Dig leak could soak Bay State

November 12, 2004

Sun-Sentinel: Some Muslim diabetics risk health to fulfill faith

Menino: City housing programs continue to lead the way

Marblehead Reporter: Café Italia to open in Marblehead

Globe:  Q & A Julius Williams

November 11, 2004

Cambridge Tab  Trav thanks his constituents: Letter: Thanks for your support

November 10, 2004

Globe: Paralyzed Marine faces new life with no regrets

November 8, 2004

Herald: Dorchester man gunned down outside home

The Salem News: Salem Police Log

November 7, 2004

Herald: Mayor nixes mod homes: Backs Hub workers over cheap housing

November 6, 2004

Allston Brighton Tab: Thinking Out Loud: The Red Sox, the World Series, the Dream and the Victory

New York Times: Parish Closings Inspire Prayer Vigils and Sit-Ins

November 5, 2004

Herald: Councilor withdraws plan to disperse loitering gangs

Globe: Anti-loitering bill withdrawn after opposition

November 4, 2004

PRNewsWire:Holiday Hunger Facts for Winter 2004

November 1, 2004

Globe: The storyteller: John Sayles offers a reminder of his literary roots with 'Dillinger in Hollywood'

Portsmouth Herald: Remembering 1918

October 31, 2004

Globe: From killing fields to Fields Corner

Globe: At shortstop, dueling Colombians Cabrera led new fans to Sox Nation:

Herald: Bishops call abortion key issue for Catholic voters

October 30, 2004

Allston-Brighton Tab: Thinking out loud: Power in the pews: Another area parish protest has begun

October 28, 2004

AP: BoSox's 1918 Title Was Ho-Hum in Boston

CBS SportsLine: Sox fan waves the flag

October 27, 2004

Braintree Forum: Police Beat

Herald: East Boston has the upper hand

Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
Vikings: Persistence pays off for Jermaine Wiggins

Thoroughbred Times: Mid-Atlantic Cooperative reaches signal agreement with NYRA

October 26, 2004

Nashua Telegraph: Cabbie charged with sex assault is arrested at Logan

Globe: Two Boston police officers convicted in coverup

Herald: Hub cops convicted in witness tampering

October 25, 2004

PR Newswire: Boston Police Officers Convicted of Obstruction of Justice in Connection With Civil Rights Abuse Investigation, Reports U.S. Attorney

Herald: So far, 2004 not half bad

October 24, 2004

Globe: Nonviolent tribute goes up in Roxbury: 'Peace pole' seeks to slow turf wars

Globe: Gay-marriage vote sparks fight in state races: Many people see the issue as central

Globe: Eastie, city on the rise

October 23, 2004

Globe: Fourth parish to stage protest: Newton church rejects archdiocese proposal

Globe: Gilmore fuels the Jets over Savio

October 22. 2004

AP: Vikings Lucky to Have Tight End Wiggins

Globe: Postgame police projectile kills an Emerson student: O'Toole accepts responsibility but condemns acts of 'punks'

Herald: Pier One plan follows path onto condos

October 21, 2004

Globe: For Everett, there's no relief in sight; Logan project causing more airplane noise for residents;

October 20, 2004

The Weekly Dig: Angry God Knocks Over Statue

Herald" Insulted Mass. immigrants protest GOP `fear' tactics:

October 19, 2004

Herald: East Boston improves to 11-0

October 17, 2004

Globe: Lavoie tries to end reign of Travaglini

Herald: Saving grace for 2? Church closing delays temporary

Herald: Parishes wary of intentions

October 16, 2004

Globe: Fumes force school bus evacuation: Hospitals treat children, adults

October 15, 2004

Globe: Agreement with closing parish collapses

Globe: Split seasons a matter of making accommodation

Herald: Eastie comes, sees, conquers Westie

AP: Third church refuses to shut down as coalition forms to fight parish closings

Globe: Beyond belief: Eight Sox fans featured in a recent film find their faith tested -- once again -- by an agonizing playoff series with NY

October 14, 2004

Herald  East Boston parishioners heed `sign,' vow to fight

October 13, 2004

Herald: Mt. Carmel parishioners stage sit-in

October 12, 2004

Lynn Daily Item: Saugus jeweler dies in boating accident

October 11, 2004

Globe: A 'miracle' at final Mass (Mt. Carmel): Parishioners see fallen statue as closure protest

Boston Herald: Columbus Day parade explores Eastie

TheBostonChannel.com: Virgin Mary Statue Falls During Church's Last Mass

Herald: Eastie parish longs for a lil' Italian

October 10, 2004

Globe: Demonstrators blast changes in HUD rental subsidy policy: Warn landlords will leave program

Globe: At local hot spots, they click: WiFi plan takes aim beyond downtown

October 9, 2004

Herald: Eastie runs by West Rox

Capital News: Man arrested at Logan Airport with handgun

October 8, 2004

Globe: High-risk driver plan hit by senators: 18 state Democrats say insurance chief needs legislative OK

Globe 10/8: 2 dozen hear neighborhood school plan:

Globe 10/8: O'Malley seeks review of closings Acknowledges laity's unrest on parishes

Daily Racing Form: Suffolk's Purses may be stretched thin in 2005

October 7, 2004

Herald: Lawyer: Cop covered his butt but never planned cover-up

Herald: Stubborn juror in cop-shot mistrial: Why I held out;

October 6, 2004

Globe: When help is just a click away: Wireless system to aid firefighters

October 3, 2004

Globe Eileen McNamara: Unanswered prayers

Globe: From the sky, a fallen hero Plaque honors pilot's bravery

Globe 10/4: Man Arraigned In Connection With Revere Hotel Shooting  

October 2, 2004

Globe: Williams takes off for Jets

Holbrooke Sun: Happy 100th birthday, Arnold Sodergren

October 1, 2004

Daily Racing Form: Developer advocating new track

September 30, 2004

Globe: Busing plan limits options, critics say: School Committee to review proposal

A man fishes on the Harborwalk behind the Hyatt Hotel in Jeffries Point as  the sun sets.  Photo credit: Domenic Conte


September 28, 2004

Herald: Gambling biz betting change is for better

Globe: Victim of alleged drunk driver dies:

Herald: MIAA reveals Super plan

Globe: Finneran's District is eyed as ripe for change

Herald: Ahnold muscles in on Bay State biz: Billboard pitch aimed at luring firms to Calif.

September 27, 2004

Ewire: Portable Giant Voice Purchased (from EB firm)  by US Army for Iraq

Lynn Daily Item: Ground game has Spartans soaring again

Boston Globe: Alleged drunk driver injures 2 in Chelsea

September 26, 2004

Globe: Maverick station overhaul will run late, but T has its reasons:

Globe A life of promise, halted; East Boston boy, 12, dies in bicycle accident near home

Globe: The hidden Boston

September 25, 2004

Herald East Boston today honors heroic pilot

Thoroughbred Times: Suffolk to seek reduction in number of live races for 2005;

September 24, 2004

Herald: Next stop, Blunderland

Globe:  City Council candidate is the first Asian to run

Herald: Performance on exams fuels busing debate

BU Bridge: BMC’s $2.25M AIDS care initiative to focus on jobless and homeless

September 23, 2004

Thebostonchannel.com: Man Arrested After Loaded Gun Found At Logan

September 22, 2004

Globe: In hospital bed, man charged with assaulting police officers

Globe: Hub initiative targets gang hot spots: City councilor wants new loitering law

Channel 7: Man Holding Machete Shot And Wounded By Police

September 21, 2004

Globe Eviction anger escalates into violence East Boston man shot after machete threat, police say

Herald Cops shoot man charging with machete;

September 20, 2004

Globe: Suspect shot after stabbing officer

Herald Suspect wielding machete cuts cop

September 19, 2004

Boston Globe:  Working-class neighborhoods see record-shattering sale prices

Boston Globe: As nurses' tag leaves building, two other caregivers honored:

Globe: 'We want our lives to be marked by service' Mission workers moved, move on;

September 18, 2004

Globe: Friday night football shines on city: Brawl back in '58 had killed lights;

September 16, 2004

Globe: City's political landscape shifts: Minority communities flex new-found muscle in driving Cabral's victory

September 15, 2004

Star Telegram: Filmmaker John Sayles relishes doing things his way

BostonChannel.com: Driver Held On Bail In Truck Accident

TheWeeklyDig.com: Hepatitis Gay

September 14, 2004

Boston Herald: Pollice: A bridge too low met a trucker too high

September 12, 2004

Globe: Next spring, a burst of new parkland

Boston Herald: Caruso: New reality

Lowell Sun: Car-thief suspect nabbed in Billerica

September 11, 2004

Boston Globe: Palace intrigue: Heated campaign spawns a tangled web of political motivations

September 10, 2004

West Roxbury Transcript: Scapicchio endorses Cabral for sheriff

September 9, 2004

Boston Globe: Chelsea food tasting to aid shelter agency

Braintree Forum:  Man charged with larceny, forgery

Herald: State won't cut history, science tests

September 8, 2004

WHDH-TV: Troubling Treatment;

MetroWest Daily News:Two charged in pharmacy holdup

Herald:: Grieving mom: Somebody knows who killed my son;

September 6, 2004

Herald: State adds new wrinkle to Botox phenomenon;

September 5, 2004

MetroWest Daily News: Class reunions EBHS Class of '42

September 3, 2004

Herald: Workman hurt in lead-dust fall

Experts: No real-estate bubble about to burst

September 1, 2004

Herald 9/1: Salon shutdown is upshot of illegal injections

August 31, 2004

AP: Salon closed down after customer hospitalized for mineral oil treatments

August 30, 2004

Herald: Tearful rites mark closings of 3 churches

Herald: Class sells eBay: Revival-style events make
quitting a job seem reasonable

MetroWest Daily News: Last rites at St. Ann's: 1,000 attend as Marlborough parish officially closes

August 29, 2004

Herald: New Hub teachers are tops in their classes

August 28, 2004

Sumner Tunnel to lose lane for 6 months;

August 27, 2004

Capital News 9: Women delivers baby in taxi.

August 26, 2004

Herald: Historic Eastie church will close after Sunday's Mass

Bostonchannel.com: Big Dig Changes Coming To East Boston

Globe More woes for commute from north;

August 23, 2004

Boston Globe: Menino, convention get favorable reviews

August 22, 2004

Globe: Paul Garrity, judge who ordered cleanup of Boston Harbor, dies at 66

August 21, 2004

Globe: Two workers hurt in fall at T facility

Herald: Big harbor dig should reduce beach closings

August 20, 2004

AP 8/20: Couple charged in death of woman, toddler

Herald Program stems tide of teen trouble:

August 19, 2004

Globe: Group aims to rouse Catholic voters: Ex-mayor Flynn kicks off campaign

Duluth News Tribune: Tight end Wiggins has confidence to spare

Bennington Banner (VT) Music groups set to perform downtown

Globe: AG gains oversight of assets at parishes: In closings, diocese opens up fund review

August 6, 2004

Globe:  With one voice: Thousands protest church in public Mass

Globe City gangs turning to machetes, police say

August 15, 2004

Globe : Residents fault utility's shutoff decision in cancer death:

Herald: Lawyer pay flap keeps accused out of can;

August 14, 2004

Herald: Mighty Mini makes MBTA wagon topple into Charles

August 11, 2004

PR NEWSWIRE: Four Indicted in International Cocaine Sting, Reports U.S. Attorney

Globe: Four accused in $10m cocaine sting

Herald  8/11: Suspect in kidnap faces immigration backlash

Globe: Bail set for father charged in abduction; His lawyer says alcohol had role:

AP: Father Answers Charges In Son's Abduction: Amber Alert Helps Recovery Of Kidnapped Baby:  

August 10, 2004

BostonChannel.com: Infant's Disappearance Sparks Amber Alert: Baby Found Safe; Dad Now Facing Charges:

Globe: Baby, mother are reunited: Father charged with kidnapping; infant found safe in Malden

Herald: Herald: Baby safe after daylong manhunt

August  9, 2004

Missing Infant Found Unharmed

WBZ Radio: 7:30 p.m.: 19-day old baby and suspect found in Malden! Suspect in custody!

WBZ Radio: 7:12 p.m.: Baby and suspect found in Malden!


Amber Alert issued for newborn missing from E. Boston

August 7, 2004

Globe editorial: A Massport land grab

Globe: Puerto Rican festival eyes new host city

August 6, 2004

Globe: Measure giving Massport title to E. Boston park draws fire;

August 5, 2004

Boston Herald: Cirque du Soleil touches the sky with `Varekai'

Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Patrick Reusse: The new catch at tight end

August 4, 2004

St. Cloud Times: Wiggins hopes to increase his visibility with Vikings

August 3,  2004

Newport Daily News: Comedians present a different kind of funny

Globe: A humble hero steps forward

July 31, 2004

Globe: Activists push to deny lawmakers power to redraw district lines

July 30, 2004

Globe: (Cirque du Soleil) Sibling revelry lifts their acrobatic acts

July 7, 2004

Globe: Easy does it on Day 1 for commuters

July 26, 2004

Herald: E. Boston man charged in fatal crash;

Seattle Times Boston remaking "city upon a hill" amid clash of tradition, innovation

Marin Independent Journal: Boston rebounding from rigid image

July 25, 2004

Herald: Watch your back: Expert's security advice: Be alert, don't linger

July 23, 2004

Herald: Teen pleads not guilty in stabbing: Prosecutor offers first detailed account

Globe: Commerce: Plan hurts customers But other insurers voice support for bid to change high-risk driver system

Globe 7/23: Commerce: Plan hurts customers But other insurers voice support for bid to change high-risk driver system

Globe:   12 church closings scheduled for Labor Day (inc. St. Mary's).

July 22, 2004

New York Times: A New Look for Ghost of '88 Race

July 21, 2004

Christian Science Monitor Old Boston, new Boston: a work in progress

Herald: In East Boston, another tot tumbles from window

Herald:Reform could cost urban drivers:

Herald: Clean harbor called boon for Boston: Findings: Project brought residents jobs, development

July 19, 2004

Herald 2 men shot, 1 stabbed in Hub violence

July 18, 2004

Hampton (NH) Union: Kiwanis/Exeter Hospital Charity Classic 5K & 10K "Ben Achir Bouchouary, of East Boston, Mass., was the third male across the line in 37:36

Globe: Live Wires: Alexis and Derek Brooks are networking their way to becoming one of Boston's hottest power couples.

Globe: EPA to fund marsh cleanup

Globe: Zen and the art of DNC avoidance: In pursuit of tranquility and transcendence: an odyssey to the four corners of Boston

Globe: Coalition tackles housing needs: Units offered for lower rents

Globe: Slaying threatens South Boston gains; Some see progress on race despite brawl

Globe: Save your money, Boston: Suburban skateboarders lukewarm on park proposal

Globe: Tech-savvy street gangs stake out turf in cyberspace: Police say members meet, plan online

 July 16, 2004

Sarasota Herald Tribune: East Boston man charged with machete attack

 July 14, 2004

Globe: Teens mourn 16-year-old killed in brawl: Youth described as friendly jokester

Globe: Sheriff hopefuls chase local votes: 2 are reaching outside Boston

Globe: Latest attacks add more pieces to the gang puzzle

July 13, 2004

Globe: Baffled by her son's violent death

Associated Press: One arrested in fatal South Boston melee

Herald 7/13 Blood feud: Asians blame Southie kids in fatal brawl:

July 12, 2004

Herald: Cabbies vulnerable after hepatitis A case at Logan

July 11, 2004

Globe: A statue of limitations Church fears loss of saint's likeness

Globe: Environmentalist abandons challenge to Portside project

July 9, 2004

Daily Racing Form: Jellison the new leading lady

July 8, 2004

Taunton Gazette: Outlaws club makes itself known

Globe: Ex-INS worker sentenced for embezzling

PRNewswire: Former INS Employee Sentenced For Embezzlement of Government Funds, Reports U.S. Attorney

July  7, 2004

Bostonchannel.com Security Not Affected By Blackout, Airport Says

Sarasota Herald Tribune: Airport terminal blackout did not affect security, officials say

Lynn Daily Item: Area police go on the offensive to help thwart youth gang violence

July 6, 2004

Globe: Doug Mirabelli to visit baseball clinic at Noyes Park Thursday.

July 3, 2004

Globe: Police say father is held after attack on 3-year-olds

Associated Press: Police make arrests to head off gang turf war

Daily Item of Lynn: Teens held in stabbing released on bail

July 1, 2004

Herald: Bank robber given seven-year stretch

PRNewswire: East Boston Man Sentenced For Seven Bank Robberies, Reports U.S. Attorney

June 26, 2004

Lynn Daily Item: With unprecedented security planned for the Democratic National Convention, only one things for certain: North Shore commuters bound for the Hub can expect a wild ride.

June 25, 2004

Herald: Easy commute for delegates: Local pols opt for posh downtown digs

Globe: Landing a book no longer difficult

June 24, 2004

Lynn Daily Item: Revere nightclub appeals license revocation to state board

Government Technology: Massachusetts State Police at Logan Airport Implement Wireless Devices

Daily News Transcript: Woman arraigned in Rte. 1 stabbing: Incident occurred after argument

Metro Daily West: Pike OT out of hand?

June 22,  2004

Lynn Daily Item: Two Lynn men among trio: held in meat cleaver attack

June 21, 2004

Herald: 4 injured in attacks along Revere Beach

Globe: Four stabbed in Revere, three with meat cleaver

Globe: Changing our image

June 20, 2004

Globe: As church doors shut, city opens a window: Panel seeks homes for human services:

Globe: Reviving a little shop on Prince: A new owner seeks a reborn crossroads

Globe: Portuguese clubs sustain faithful, and faithful fans

Globe: Mixing a continent of cultures: A Mexican family begins to find comfort in US

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Boston convention to hinder travel

June  19, 2004

Herald: Attire suits Suffolk: Funny Cide faces foe in MassCap

June 17, 2004

Thoroughbred Times 6/17: Funny Cide, Evening Attire reunite in return of Mass ’Cap;

Bloodhorse.com: Funny Cide Favored for Saturday's MassCap;

June 16, 2004

Globe: DNC security to rob motorists of eye in sky

Herald: On The Game on at Suffolk: Local entry rolls into MassCap

June 15, 2004

Herald 6/15 : On The Game on at Suffolk: Local entry rolls into MassCap;

Daily Racing Form: Funny Cide fit for Mass Cap

Herald: Pizza waitresses take action vs. cheesy boss

June 14, 2004

Globe: For property owners, parks mean profits

Globe: Church faithful raise voices over closings, seek reprieve

June 13, 2004

Globe: Cabral's election bid gets big boost from Travaglini;

Globe: Comcast clients: Now, that's Italian!;

Globe:Their wish? A birthday party for every homeless child;

June 12, 2004

Globe: A boy's courage leads young
adults to act

June 11, 2004

Daily Racing Form:  Funny Cide in Mass Cap - if things go right

Herald: Charlestown parishioners make bid to save church

Roslindale Transcript: War memories more than
purple heart

June 10, 2004

Globe: Sept. 1 closure for 12 parishes: Six Boston churches part of first wave:

June 8, 2004

Globe: Offer buys extra year for parish school

June 6, 2004

Globe: As real estate surge heads outward, worries mount

Globe: The Door's Open!

June  5, 2004

Globe: Labor provision removed from plan to aid Springfield: Democrats side with unions; Romney aide blasts action

June 4, 2004

Globe: New Airport T station opens

Herald: First train lands at new Blue Line Logan T stop

MetroWest Daily: Budget surplus sends $100 million out

May 31, 2004

AP: Fate unclear of closed churches' treasures

Herald: Generation Why: Teens ponder military service, reasons behind Iraq war

Globe: Slain mother and son are mourned at wake

May 30, 2004

Globe 5/30: Celebrating a stand across the water: Fest aims to turn all eyes on river; Globe: Seasonal disorder: Summer's near and the time is right for hanging on the streets, kids. Adults, though, give the age-old ritual mixed reviews, especially this year.

May  28, 2004

Boston Globe: Legislator's father collected turnpike overtime:Electrician earned nearly $300,000;

The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, South Carolina): Mother and son who were murdered in Boston will be buried here

BusinessWire: NFL Hall of Famer Embraces Community Initiatives in Boston with Computer Donation to City Year Program and Inspirational Address to its Volunteer Service Corps

May 27, 2004

Herald : Probe finds Dorchester boy beaten, suffocated;

Globe: Death of East Boston toddler ruled a homicide:

Herald: Herald librarian, an East Boston, resident to receive award for excellent service:

Globe: Catholic parishes listed for closure could be worth $400m

Globe: Officials hesitate to predict trickle-down traffic effect: Drivers expecting convention woes

Globe: Officials say Mass. ready if attack hits

May 26, 2004

AP: Medical examiner: boy murdered before being thrown from window

May 25, 2004

Herald: Mother, tot killed over $57: Dad allegedly didn’t want to pay support

Globe: Mother slain, child found dead; 2 held

Globe: Man arraigned in Beacon St. shooting

May 24, 2004

AP:Arrests made in deaths of toddler and mother

AP: Death of toddler linked to woman found dead in Braintree

May 22, 2004

Herald: Mayor Tom to Kerry: Just do it!: Nomination flap heats up in Hub

Globe: And the new Little Miss Dot is...: It's a tough choice, but a Dot Rat's ready

May 20, 2004

Lynn Daily Item: Lynn Dominicans cast ballots in homeland presidential election

Globe: Lenny Clarke: Clarke (as in Lenny Clark) frowns, rebounds (helps Crossroads Family Shelter);

Globe: Casting a wider net for gangs; Travaglini tosses his 2 cents in to defend tolltakers

Globe: Menino vows to fix streets, sidewalks: Councilor's efforts not credited in plan;

Globe:  US investigators seize State House records in Finneran probe:

May 18, 2004

NY Newsday: Same-sex couples marry in Mass

Herald: Foes focus on fight during fall campaign

May 17, 2004

Globe: Boston police target violence: O'Toole to tap officials, clergy

May 16, 2004

Globe: A priest reaches greater heights: A new church saint has strong links here

Globe: Keeping gangs from taking root

Globe: A family's struggle to find good care

May 15, 2004

Herald: Almy goes to post at Suffolk

North Shore Sunday: Driving in circles

May 14, 2004

Globe: A councilor... and a cabbie;

May 13, 2004

Globe: High school dropout rate raises concern

Sarasota Herald Tribune: Massport to refund drivers after Tobin Bridge toll glitch

Quincy Patriot Ledger: Big contractor now at Fore River: Jay Cashman Inc. completes relocation from South Boston

Globe: Missing for a year, girl is found in New York

Globe:City builds on housing plan, aims for more units

May 12, 2004

Herald: Angry Hub parents rally for MCAS support funds

Herald: Woman ordered to repay scam victims

Globe: Measure would encourage housing: Senate bill targets downtown areas

May 11, 2004

Herald Victim dad: Stabber pal concocted plot: Claims prom date ruined friendship:  

Globe: Police believe throat slasher acted alone; Girl files complaint against his friend;  

Herald: Fast-Laners claim they got taken at Tobin tolls:

May 10, 2004

Globe: Stabbing victim, on mend, still fearful

Globe: Head of home inspectors board under fire

May 9, 2004

Globe: English-first policy at health center draws complaint

Globe:  Democrats seek cash for local races

Globe: Time for concerns:Ambulance coverage called into question

May 7, 2004

Globe: Mourners recall the virtues of East Boston teen

Somerville Journal: Two assaults tied to gangs

Globe: 'Believe' replays highs and lows of being a Sox fan

Daily Racing Form: Rigattieri gets jump on Florida snowbirds

May 6, 2004

Lynn Daily Item: Domestic ordeal unfolds at Lynn City Hall: Woman 'escapes' estranged husband

Globe: Revere rethinks bar hours: City considers last call of 1a.m. for trouble spots

May 5, 2004

Herald: DNC still $4.5M short

Globe: Guest chefs help Sage celebrate

Globe: Racing postponed at Suffolk

Thoroughbred Times: Suffolk postpones Wednesday card because of horse shortage

Herald: Funny Cide no joke for Suffolk

Globe: Markey is briefed on LNG
tanker intelligence: Says agencies had same data, may differ on

May 4, 2004

Herald: Suicide note may explain stabbing

Herald: Hingham man guilty in stolen watch fraud

AP: Romney says state in recovery, calls for more spending, tax cut

May 3, 2004

Globe: 'Quiet kid,' tragic ending: For father, questions linger after stabbings:

Herald: Teen suspect dies in Eastie pre-prom stab

May 2, 2004

Allston Brighton Tab: Park Partners work toward a greener city

Boston Herald:  Stabbing turns prom dream into nightmare

Thoroughbred Times: Suffolk Downs back in business as meet opens Saturday

Globe: Stabbing reported outside East Boston High

April 30, 2004

Herald: Suffolk out of the gate: Track opens tomorrow

Daily Racing Form: Six months of dark days finally over

April 29, 2004

Globe: Speaking with authority: Cape Verdean native brings skills to Everett

Herald: Suspect held in murder of Eastie man

Globe: No toll discount for convention

April 28, 2004

Globe: Government: Possible terrorist link to LNG stowaways

AP: Police raid in Woburn nets murder suspect

AP: North Shore residents lose
bid to avoid tolls during convention

April 25, 2004

Globe: Latino guide adds spice to Harvard life

Globe: A mixed bag in the rental market

April 24, 2004

AP:Father of nanny slain in 1996 says case still stalled

Lynn Daily Item: McCollom linked to 1996 murder

AP: Kennedy pushes in-state tuition rate for noncitizens

April 23, 2004

Herald Confessed killer eyed in '96 sawing death of nanny;

Herald: Travaglini set for stimulus

Melrose Free Press: Police log

April 21, 2004

Boston.com: SJC dismisses South Shore lawsuit against new Logan runway

Catholic News Service: Boston location for NCEA meeting highlights
challenges educators face

Yahoo.com: East Boston Man Sentenced for Providing False
Information to Obtain Employment at Logan Airport, Reports U.S. Attorney


April 19, 2004

Herald: Hub machete mayhem KO's Maryland murder fugitive

Herald: Doubting Thomas: Finneran perjury a real tough sell

April 18, 2004

Globe: Skaters have edge on this park project

April 17, 2004

Globe: Relief expected for Section 8 cut: Voucher program to get $2.6 million

Herald: One more race to run

April 16, 2004

Globe: Inspired by snapshots, painter tells stories of regular folks

April 15, 2004

Globe: Pact on Logan runway reached; Conditions must get judge's OK

Herald: Menino seeks funds for pay raises: His '05 budget earmarks money

AP:Candidates in disputed House districts get extra time to collect signatures

April 12, 2004

Herald:  Witnesses sought in fatal shooting

April 11, 2004

Globe: Setting their dreams on fire: A long-disused firehouse attracts inquiries from 900

Globe: This old school can fix your old house: Free workshops offered citywide

Globe: My Fare Lady: Boston has only a few female taxi drivers, as a new report says, which makes riding with Louise Samson all the more special.

Journal News (NY): Boston aglow with hockey fever

Herald: Pike pipes up for Greenway contest

April 10, 2004

Herald: Con had winners but ended up a loser

Ayer Public Spirit: Population shift at heart of archdiocese changes

Burlington Union: Students test State House waters at Government Day

April 9, 2004

Herald: Workers in fa$t lane for Pike-friendly pols

Globe: In-state college tuition sought

April 8, 2004

AP: Immigrant advocate pleads case for legal status after 16 years in US

April 7, 2004

Herald: Big Dig legal team hits firms with $2.7M suit over flaws

AP: Archbishop says American society hostile for Catholics

AP: Survey shows strong support among residents for convention

April 6, 2004

Globe: BHA says it will temporarily close housing wait list

Herald: Opposition not happy with redrawn legislative map

Herald: Gov: Make bad drivers pay more for insurance

April  5, 2004

Globe: Losing more than Mass: Church gateway for immigrants;

The Pilot: Way of the Cross for Life tradition continues

Miami Herald: Lane Reduction of I-93 to Bring 10-Month Headache for Boston-Area Motorists

April 4, 2004

Herald: Hub man slain defending his friends in Revere brawl

Globe: Man killed at Revere club; Two other men injured in brawl; no arrests made

Globe: Time honored: Reminders of the past, community clocks are back in vogue, heralding a renaissance of the city's neighborhoods

AP: Gays critical to Mass. election: Same-sex marriage foes, supporters get in gear to influence fall voting

April 3, 2004

Globe: I-93 to close 7-11 p.m. for convention

Herald:  FBI snitch tells court loanshark pulled gun on him

April 2,  2004

Boston-Area Officials Consider Convention-Week Traffic Detours

April 1,  2004

Herald 4/1: Dire warnings may ease DNC traffic: Mayor hopes scare tactics prevent road nightmare

March 31, 2004

Herald: Track workers must migrate to make living

March 29, 2004

Globe: Round 3 on gay marriage today: Complicated moves on ban expected

Globe: Study shows Boston police wages higher than in other large cities

March 28, 2004

Globe: Local boy turns into 'Hurricane'

Globe:For these 'Image'-winning teens, it's not about that

Globe: Without permit, stove stays cold: Haverhill restaurant hits a snag

AP: Gay-marriage supporters go door-to-door

March 27, 2004

AP: Catholic schools rethink traditional financial models:

Associated Press: Tussle over parklands highlights tug of war between Romney, Turnpike Authority

Yahoo: Revere Man Sentenced to Over 5 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking, Reports U.S. Attorney

March 26, 2004

Globe: L is for style on Newbury Street

Milford Daily News: Brown takes seat in Senate: Wrentham Republican says he'll 'get the job done'

Herald: Web to display church stats weighed in closing decisions

Herald: Same-sex wed debate drives Catholics to register voters

Herald: Monthly traffic at Logan takes off

March 25, 2004

Worcester Telegram and Gazette: Governor wants control of parklands above Big Dig

Globe: Romney to assert control of Big Dig's parklands;

Globe: Stars are out for hockey, basketball

March 21, 2004

Globe: State to check its wallet on building beach house

Globe: Hassles by the dozens: Bostonians love the Dunkin's, but the traffic and crowds can leave a bitter taste

Globe: English immersion hits home: Spanish speakers fear erosion of culture

Globe: Va-va-va-views: Hills and high-rises in and around Boston offer vistas that can take your breath away -- but be prepared to pay

Globe: No give in this defensive coordinator's plan (Wiggins to Minnesota)

March 20, 2004

Herald: MHSFCA Hall inducts seven

Globe: Sapp, Bengals close in on deal Wiggins is a Viking!

March 19, 2004

Globe: Walking the weight loss talk: To fight fat, he'll travel 1,200 miles

March 18, 2004

Herald: Big Dig lawyers target Bechtel profits

Globe: Redistricting fix rebuffed

March 17, 2004

Globe: House leaders offer new district map

Herald: Mayor unveils Greenway plans

March 16, 2004

Berkshire Eagle: Lawmakers target predatory lending practices

March 15, 2004

Globe: Many parish schools seen surviving: Archdiocese cites avenues for realignment

Herald: Winthrop youth hockey woes prompt proposal for patrol

March 14, 2004

Portsmouth Herald:  Investigators scrutinizing suspect in murder case

The Herald News: Police may keep peace at rink

March 13, 2004

Herald: E. Boston man picks up east scratch with WINGO

Globe: Rink may require armed police: Unruly fans spur Winthrop proposal

March 12, 2004

Herald: Cops say Townies egged on youths in postgame brawl

Daily Item of Lynn: Suffolk Downs moves MassCap to avoid 'Special' problem

Daily News Transcript: Game preview: Walpole vs. Groton-Dunstable

Herald: Gumshoe to sniff out non-resident students at T stops

Marcy 11, 2004

bizink.com: NAHMA Releases Review of Best Practices in Affordable Multifamily Housing Management (Brandywyne cited for best practices)

Herald: Dems hit road on eve of big vote: Wed ban compromise remains `volatile'

Globe: First loss is costly for Classical hoop (EB High Basketball)

March 10, 2004

BostonChannel.com: Hockey Coach Accused In Attack Will Not Face Charges: Ref Declined To Testify At Show-Cause Hearing

Globe: It's a grand stage for school play

Herald: Exonerated, he wants answers

Herald: False conviction raises questions

Yahoo: Nashua Street Jail Supervisor Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice, Reports U.S. Attorney

March 9, 2004

Herald 3/9: Logan goes high-tech for landing-fee tally;

Globe: HUD threatens to withhold funds from Boston

Sarasota Herald Tribune: DA, police announce working group to review practices

Globe: Fragile compromise seen on banning gay marriage

March  8, 2004

Christian Science Monitor: Church closures may alter city's rhythm (features St. Mary's Star of the Sea)

March 7, 2004

Globe: On the Water Front: First she cleaned Boston's beaches. Then she tackled the harbor. But even those miracles don't explain why Vivien Li may just be the most important person for this city's future.

Herald: Churches unwilling to sacrifice: Many fail to choose parishes for closing

Herald: Common ground vs. twisted politics

March 5, 2004

Globe: Travaglini hopeful of compromise

March 4, 2004

Globe: East Boston eliminates Lynn Classical in North semifinals

Herald: Cop union puts screws to Kerry

Globe: Robbery Suspect Arrested

Globe: School aides warn of need for job cuts

Herald: Southie faithful back off closure recommendations

March 3, 2004

Newton Tab: Ruling: House districts violate minority rights

Globe: His heartache healed, Boston 'Joe' bounces back

March 2, 2004

Herald: Rink rage on ref may oust coach for life

Globe: 'Average' Eastie guy finds looks win the women

BostonChannel.com: Youth Hockey Coach Allegedly Attacks Referee

Globe: Coach accused of assault on referee

Herald: Romney bolsters popularity in new poll

March 1, 2004

Globe: Parish closings spur fear of influx to city's schools

February 29, 2004

Herald: Churches imperiled: Closure recommendations cause distress

Globe: Lynn to get sports apparel firm (to move from East Boston)

Globe: For mayor, gay rights are simply civil rights

Globe: Getting to know Jolainy's world: Laptop, aides help girl communicate

Globe: To be El Salvador's VP, visit Eastie: A candidate heads north for support

Globe: Extreme makeover: A new Ashmont station is coming; the trick will be to get T riders to linger

Herald: Readers Passionate about Gibson's film

February 28, 2004

Globe: O'Toole reshuffles Boston police hierarchy: New commissioner calls changes 'tip of the iceberg'

Quincy Patriot Ledger: New reality: Boston attitude shines on TV

February 27, 2004

Associated Press: New Boston police commissioner reshuffles command hierarchy

Globe: Living room in a new land: 'Cramming' on the decline as immigrants seek space

Globe: Fire officials voice concerns on LNG threat

February 26, 2004

West Roxbury  Transcript: Ruling: House districts must be redrawn

Globe: Now, a broader border: Salvadoran campaigns in Chelsea

AP: East Boston man pleads guilty to Dorchester rapes

Herald: Logan receives plaudits for runway safety record

February 25, 2004

Globe: Boston's districts must be redrawn: House map is ruled to be racially unfair

Globe: Menino's good ideas

Herald: Travaglini: Lawmakers unaffected by Bush stand

February 24, 2004

Beacon Hill Times State committee seats in contention on March 2

AP: Two men arrested in connection with Boston stabbing of 15-year-old

Globe: U.S. Supreme Court to rule on Big Dig case:Meaning of 'vessel' is crucial to appeal

Daily News Tribune: Local squads are put on ice: Trio of area hockey teams forced to wait for assignment:

February 23, 2004

Medical News Today: Diabetes and mental decline in older women

Globe: Rusty Tugboat in Boston Harbor Awaits a Salty Buyer to Make It a Rockin' Home:

February 22, 2004

Globe: In gay-marriage clash, some real heroes

AP: Polls: Most in Mass. oppose gay marriage

Globe: Six who made a difference share their wishes

Globe: Mourners remember teenager slain in Dudley Square

Globe: The highs and lows of home sales in 2003

Globe: Floating fixer-upper: A rusty tugboat awaits a salty buyer to make it a rockin' home

February 21, 2004

Globe : Hoop Charlestown 81 East Boston 70 Townies slow down Jets; Hockey: Latin Academy skates off with city title

February 20, 2004

Globe: Historic moment for police: O'Toole takes reins, promises a 'team effort'

Globe: Eastie storms way into final

Sarasota Herald Tribune: Pension board set to tap Statehouse veteran as executive director

February 19, 2004

Globe: The Making Of 'Mystic River'

Sun-Sentinel (FL): Skull exonerates brother, but mystery still unsolved

Newton Tab: Warrants lead to large drug cache

Globe 2/19: Eastie skates into final;

Herald: Cancer survivor Brudnoy: `It's a pleasure to be back'

Los Angeles Times: Kerry letters aided embattled contractor

Globe: T unveils customer service newcomers, in print and in person

February 18, 2004

Herald Tribune: School nurses say Romney's plan needs mending

February 17, 2004

Herald: Cops hunt teen’s killer

Miami Herald: Skull found in park tied to Boston case: Police now know whose skull was found in a park almost two years ago. Still under investigation: Who killed the man in Boston, left his body behind and took his head to Florida?

Globe: Violence claims stabbing victim; CVS employee dies; city's 10th homicide

Globe: Abuse study says 4% of priests in US accused: Figure is higher than Church officials expected

February 16, 2004

Herald: Mayor vows `no tolerance' for Hub violence

Herald: Anguished family of slain teen cries out: ‘Justice’

Globe: Slain teen recalled as fun-loving, a leader

Globe: Slayings raise fears that more will follow; Boston officials wary of return of '90s gang wars

AP: Boston records ninth murder

Beacon Journal (OH): 2 `Average' Clevelanders keep spots on reality show; Cardamone stays despite `beaver' comment, prank

February 15, 2004

Globe: Boy, 15, (EB High Freshman) fatally stabbed outside Dudley station;

Miami Herald: Concerns mount over safety of gas tankers: Tankers carrying millions of gallons of liquefied natural gas move in and out of harbors protected by an armada of ships and helicopters. But many worry that's not enough.

Herald: Jakes survive fall in Eastie

Globe: First fighting fire, then homelessness: For urban victims, the needs are many

Globe: Schoolyard program slows following budget cuts

February 14, 2004

Herald: Skull in Fla. may be man beheaded in E. Boston

Globe: Eight are left homeless after East Boston blaze

Quincy Patriot-Ledger: STALEMATE: Recess seen as chance to generate more votes for ban

February 13, 2004

New York Times: Artists Attuned to the Siren Call of the Sea

Lynn Daily Item: Revere office to remain open: DTA had
been on chopping block

Metrowest Daily News: Students take a flight through history: Tuskegee Airmen discuss pioneer role during visit to Northborough

February 12, 2004

AP:  How legislators voted on Travis gay marriage amendment:

Daily News Tribune: Warrants lead to large drug cache

Sarasota Herald Tribune: Revere man to be cleared in brother's killing

February 11, 2004

AP: How legislators voted on Finneran-backed gay marriage amendment;

Herald 2/11: Revere man to be cleared in brother's killing

Globe: Go, Joe, go

February 10, 2004

Associated Press: Mass. Senate President Faces Tough Task

February 8, 2004

San Francisco Chronicle: Boston gets first woman police commissioner, replacing criticized leader

Globe: A glimpse of archdiocese future

The Call: Concerns mount over use of natural gas tankers

Globe: Greetings from lovely Chelsea Creek: For a dozen hardy souls, home is on the waterway

Globe: A hot tub boater put on the hot seat

Globe: Mayor mulls police choice: He could announce commissioner today

Globe: Gaining a foothold: Soccer gets better with age

February  7, 2004

Herald: Menino: Top cop search end is in sight

Globe 2/7 A minority chief would be city's first;

Berkshire Eagle: Vote to ban gay marriage set next week

Globe: Chewing the fat on mouthguards; Coaches have a lot to say about rule

February 5, 2004

Globe: Killings, suicide baffle authorities: Husband left note; motive a mystery;

Globe: Banking on Latino growth: N.E. companies vie for share of minority market:

February 4, 2004

AP Exclusive: Kerry Blocked Law (that would hurt Big Dig), Drew Cash

Needham Times: Senate hopefuls take the next step

February 3, 2004

Globe: Merger for Pike authority is pressed: Healey sees $20m in annual savings

Herald: State seeks outsiders' support on Turnpike merger

Globe: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Associates' Contributions Help the Uninsured

February  2, 2004

Globe: Blaze destroys 3-family house: 37 residents are displaced

Herald: Dozens left homeless by early-morning blaze

February 1, 2004

Globe: Hometown pride in a Panther; but still rooting for the Pats;  

Globe: The ties that bind, and the price you pay; A vote for override in Winthrop

(Ed note: What a surprise, Alan Lupo, lifetime liberal, calling for more taxes! Winthrop readers of eastboston.com: Read it and vote the other way).

Globe: Vietnamese mentally ill begin path to recovery

Globe: Welfare site may be saved: Senator seeks to avert closing

January 31, 2004

Herald: Court OKs new Logan runway


Globe: Wiggins is happy to go around the horn

January 30, 2004

Ft. Worth Star-Telegram/AP 1/30: 'Boston's Finest' now plays for Panthers;

Manchester Union-Leader: Centers finally enjoying spotlight

January 28, 2004

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Q&A: JERMAINE WIGGINS
Memories of Georgia fond ones

The Carthage Press: Super Bowl full of stories

Weekly Dig: How Much is That Government Edifice in the Window?

Patriots.com: Role reversal: players as media

January 27, 2004

Globe: Henrietta DeBenedictis, noted pharmacist

Herald: Plan would ax westbound Allston tolls

Herald: Study: Mass. loses $117M to casinos

Globe: Group reports increase in fund-raising

Globe: Plan would end outbound tolls on Pike extension

Globe: They're not camera shy

Globe: A Brighter Shade of Carolina Blue;  
No-Name Panthers Shed Troubled Past, Emerge as a Renewed Franchise

January 25, 2004

Globe: Raising the ceiling on business tax rate: Communities rebuff, embrace new law to shift financial burden

Globe: 3 Republicans vie for party post: Redistricting creates opening (E. Boston's Puglielli and Manganello in running)

January 24, 2004

Globe: Big Dig's parks projects facing delays: Advocates fear some won't be completed

Herald Tribune:Big Dig parks projects face delays; advocates fear the worst

MSNBC.com: The condo surge With developers scrambling to build high-end units, will the market soon reach the saturation point?

Boston.com: Coach's discipline not short hair and sidewalks

January 22, 2004

Hingham Journal: 'State of State' speech was really about the voters

Globe: Councilor says school lines drawn:

Cambridge Chronicle: Tragedy strikes again for

Globe: Open space a hot property: Harmans play key role in keeping land accessible East Boston Camps Westford

January 21, 2004

Herald: Brother off hook after alleged killer confesses

Herald: Clergy scandal has hurt Catholic school$

Globe: Goldin's rules

Globe: Panthers lack a certain bite

Globe: Romney provides new justifications for merger of turnpike, highway department  

Globe: City seeks grant for Franklin Hill renovation; Development would be replaced by single- and multi-family rental units

January 20, 2004

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Wiggins Facing Favorite Team in Super Bowl

Lowell Sun: This time they're top dogs, not underdogs

Globe: 'Heroes' discover gift of service

Union-Leader:  Patriots Notebook:
Just one more win is the only focus now

January 18, 2004

Globe: Route 1A site swaps hands in $15m deal

MetroWest Daily News: Probing what state State of State is in

Globe: Reaching out to gay elders: New programs pair seniors and caregivers who can relate

January 17, 2004

Boston Herald: East Boston man critical after scuffle with cops during arrest;

January 16, 2004

Allston-Brighton Tab: Immigration, civility top Capuano's list

Herald: Eastie man hospitalized after scuffle with police

Globe: Struggle during arrest leaves injury, questions:

January 15, 2004

Herald: Hall of a deal: Two city councilors pitch plan to put plaza up for sale

Globe: Bridging the gap on Tobin increase: FastLane users may get break

New York Post: Morris: Hispanics: Key to GOP's Future

January 14, 2004

Globe obit: Angelo Alabiso, 83, retired journalist, lifelong violinist

Globe: Some pols get bonus bump with travel pay: Per diems jump to $662,026

January 13, 2004

Globe:Immigration advocates criticize Bush proposal

Globe: Archbishop to ask parish leaders which churches should be closed ;

January 12, 2004

AP: Boston port handled more cargo in 2003

Globe: Defying comrades, labor leader stands by Menino

Herald: Tax man homes in on Mass.: Greater Hub area property bills soaring

Boston Magazine: No More Pencils, No More Books, No More Teachers' Dirty Looks

Boothbay Register (ME):  Artist Of The Month At The Southport Memorial Library

January 11, 2004

Globe: Former Patriot Wiggins (of EB) warms up to past, future

Globe Little engines that could: Enduring popularity of model trains is nothing new to longtime hobbyists;

Globe: Housing to be built for abused women;

January 10, 2004

Allston-Brighton Tab:  Education notes

Milford Daily News: Woburn victims linked to ex-Bruin

Herald: Archdiocese shuts down two Lowell K-8 schools

January 9, 2004

Herald: Conventional cronyism: Firm of mayor's pal handed DNC contract

Globe: Madison Park's Lewis lights up East Boston

Fitchburg Sentinel Enterprise: Finneran: Legislature, not governor, will set government agenda

Herald: Hub committeeman to run charter school

January 8, 2004

Globe: Massport agrees to scale back Logan fees

Globe: Chateau de You: Making wine at home is a pressing concern

Boston Business Journal:
Berkeley, Starwood buy Syratech's East Boston HQ

Globe: Park architect has a unique perspective

Weekly Dig: Dailies Drop Ball on Affirmative Action

Globe: Lowell chief said to lead list for Hub commissioner; Field of contenders seen narrowing to 4

Herald: Logan livery fleet's fury alters Massport fee point

January 7, 2004

Globe: Charlestown takes suspense out of rivalry

Quincy Patriot Ledger; Foes of Logan Airport expansion turn to Supreme Judicial Court

Globe: Massport eyes Logan fee hikes; Cabbies, officials call proposal unfair

Herald: Council urges mayor to end labor woes before speech

January 6, 2004

Globe: Flaherty wins a 3d term; Council president vows to ease discord

Globe: Unions ask politicians to boycott Menino speech

Globe: A visit to Brudnoy

Herald: Unions urge pols to join boycott of city speech

Herald: Flaherty re-elected as council president

January 5,  2004

Globe: Conference eyes hurdles of immigrant teenagers

January 4, 2004

Globe: Keeping a full plate: Town tries to close budget shortfall for meals-on-wheels

Globe: He's still around and Digging it: As Boston's new highways emerge, Salvucci delights

[Editor's Note: Another chapter in the making of the Salvucci myth; the Globe does a partisan spin on the man who gave us the biggest boondoggle in U.S. history]

A money quote: "As for Salvucci's biggest professional achievement: it's unclear whether the Big Dig will ever live down the cost overruns to be seen as Salvucci sees it: a testament to more people-friendly and environmentally sound transportation policies."

January 3, 2004

AP: City to hire six previously rejected firefighters;

AP: Romney's first year: A transition from the board room to governance

January 2, 2004

Globe: Arts leader Elma Lewis dead at 82Long a champion of black culture

Globe: Founder of famous Massachusetts restaurant dies

Herald: Hub school officials pledge not to cut budget

January 1, 2004

Westford Times: Jan. 12 hearing to discuss affordable housing plan (includes item about East Boston Camps)

Somerville Journal: People notes

Cambridge Chronicle: Tow driver may face homicide
charges in death of pedestrian