Musing On The Peace That Comes With Easter

Today I muse joyfully and very briefly on the hours between twelve and three on Good Friday and for all of the Irish Catholic mothers who treasured this most special time.

Written Order Outlines Northern Pass’ Deficiencies

CONCORD — In its written order issued Friday afternoon, the Site Evaluation Committee reiterated what members told Northern Pass officials two months ago, the utility failed to prove the 192-mile, $1.6 billion transmission line would not disrupt the orderly development of the region.

Hanover High Meets Salem High in Quarterfinals on March 31

Playing for the Hanover Marauders are captain Hayden Smith, Liam Szczepiorkowski, Simon Herron, and Oliver Minshall and alternate Sam Beliveau. The Marauders are coached by Gabe Brison-Trezise and Bill Murphy. The Salem Blue Devils are represented by captain Tony Consentino, Aidan Gallo, Jonathan Tarness, and Alexis Ahern and alternates Ricky Jeffreys and Oba Oseghali. They are coached by Bernie Campbell.

AARP, a Critic of Scams Aimed at Seniors, Draws Flak Over Its Member Marketing Practices

In its newsletters and magazines, in congressional testimony and on its website, AARP warns seniors about deceptive direct mail and other dubious marketing come-ons as part of its mission to protect members from financial abuses. But the huge advocacy group’s own aggressive efforts to coax seniors to join or renew their memberships also have drawn a burst of criticism this year.

OPINION: ‘No Right Way To Do the Wrong Thing’ On Northern Pass

OPINION: The recent decision by Massachusetts RFP 83 D Selection committee to seek a contract with Maine is not only a welcome decision but also a more honest, thoughtful and sensible direction for all concerned.

Rep. Mindi Messmer Raises New Concerns About Coakley Contamination

Roger Wood Podcast: She’s an environmental scientist specializing in remediation of contaminated sites.  And the Coakley Landfill superfund site isn’t too far from Mindi Messmer’s home in Rye as she runs for Congress.