“I’m sold on it. When we see the conditions at Ash Street, it’s not ideal for the staff or inmate conditions. It’s time for us to close that … This kind of seals the deal.” — State Sen. Paul R. Feeney.
The monster that hovered over the waterfront for an eternity was brought down Friday to make way for the future wind industry.
The complaint is the latest development in an intense, monthslong dispute over controversial septic regulations. The agency has proposed rules that would force homeowners to spend tens of thousands of dollars on nitrogen-filtering systems — unless their town puts together a plan to reduce nitrogen pollution in other ways.
“If we’re teaching kids the way we taught them decades ago, then we’re failing them.” — Sara Ross, adult partner on student bill proposing new learning standards.
Listen as New Bedford Light reporter Colin Hogan interviews Sara Karp and Jonathan Lan, two of the many students who wrote the legislation that looks to introduce new learning standards.
Shawn Oliver and Carmen Amaral will now face off in a Feb. 28 special final election that looks like it could bring as much attention to Ward 3 as has anything in years.
Selection of letters and online comments from readers show a community engaged, involved, and demanding better
Given the time of year and an election in only one ward with no well-known candidate running, a skimpy turnout was predictable, but the outcome was poor even by these low expectations.
“The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s ‘strategy’ is cover-your-behind political chicanery in service of the offshore wind industry’s furious rush toward cashing in on enormous amounts of public monies.”