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BEVERLY -- The state awarded a $5 million grant to the city yesterday for phase one of the Brimbal Avenue interchange project. But whether the project actually takes place is still up to voters. The Patrick administration announced the grant as part
SALEM -- The North Shore could face "controlled blackouts" if the natural-gas power plant that Footprint Power plans to open in 2016 on the Salem waterfront is not ready on time, the operator of the New England power grid warned this week. A legal fi
Bertram Russell can't believe the outpouring of support he's seen since Toys for Tots donations were stolen from a storage container at his home in Danvers last week. The four large boxes of toy donations have been replaced, and replaced again in the
BEVERLY -- Some city workers will soon be driving around town in electric cars. State officials came to Beverly City Hall yesterday to announce that the city is one of 20 municipalities to be awarded a grant to help buy electric vehicles. Beverly wil
PEABODY -- For a moment yesterday, Anthony "Tony the Fruit Guy" Polsonetti Jr. wasn't sure whether what he'd done amounted to extortion. During a hearing in Salem Superior Court, where he pleaded guilty to extortion, loansharking, attempting to subo