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By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 8/3/20 - 10:48 am

In an otherwise routine ruling on a zoning dispute between two Gloucester neighbors over a proposed garage replacement, the Massachusetts Appeals Court announced today it will no longer use "grandfathering" or "grandfathered" in its decisions. Read more.

By adamg - 12/29/19 - 11:59 pm

The Gloucester Times reports a Bruins fan called 911 a couple days ago to report his beloved Bruins sweatshirt had been stolen while he was working out at the Y - and then called 911 back a couple hours later when he realized he'd been wearing it the whole time under his vest and just didn't remember putting it on.

By adamg - 8/3/19 - 3:43 pm
Milky Way from Hammond Castle in Gloucester

Rick Macomber took a look at the Milky Way from Hammond Castle in Gloucester last night.

I was surprised that it looked this good so close to Boston. There is still some light pollution on the right side of the frame from the city lights.

By adamg - 3/28/19 - 9:04 am

Good Morning, Gloucester has some photos of the end of Adventureman's run.

By adamg - 1/30/19 - 1:19 pm

John Christie reports on an auction of stuff collected by some guy in Quincy:

It was all disturbing, but lot no. 181 turned my stomach. Inside the glass case were a half dozen armbands, including two with the Star of David and one from the Nazi extermination camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau.

By adamg - 1/22/19 - 4:16 pm

"Got us again!" the Italian seafood place sighed today. They're offering a $100 reward for the return of the pilfered art.

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 5:29 pm
Mueller protest in front of the State House in Boston

Brad Squirrels reports from the Common:

Pretty impressive turnout on the Common with just 24 hours notice.

Lily Goldman is at a protest in Gloucester: Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/18 - 1:56 pm
Gloucester greasy pole

Greg Cook took in the 91st St. Peter's fiesta in Gloucester, the one where people try to get to the end of a greasy pole off a platform in the harbor and grab a flag.

Good Morning Gloucester shows us Saturday's winner, has more photos from the fiesta.

By adamg - 5/4/18 - 6:54 pm

Good Morning Gloucester has some photos of feeding right whales this morning.

By adamg - 1/25/18 - 7:13 pm

Good Morning Gloucester has some cool snowy-owl photos.

By adamg - 12/12/17 - 7:57 pm

Lily Goldman shows us the lighting of Temple Ahavat Achim's lobster-trap menorah tonight, ten years after an eight-alarm fire destroyed the temple building.

By adamg - 11/9/17 - 2:36 pm

Good Morning Gloucester has some drone footage of the lobster boat that ran aground this morning by Eastern Point Lighthouse - on rocks that the crew was able to be rescued by first responders by walking to shore.

By adamg - 9/19/17 - 10:17 pm

The US Attorney's office today charged Edward Abell, 44, of Gloucester, with wire fraud and money laundering for allegedly embezzling $3 million from Racepoint Global, a Boston-based public-relations and marketing firm.

Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/17 - 10:24 am

Good Morning Gloucester tells us the story of Cisco, a great white that gets around.

By szapata617 - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

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