A pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration near the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts spiraled out of control, pitting police in riot gear against thousands of drunken and unruly revelers at the annual “Blarney Blowout.”
Saving your holiday shopping until the last minute can have benefits, particularly if Beyoncé is in the store. The singer visited a Wal-Mart in Tewksbury, Mass., on Friday and made 750 shoppers very happy while wishing them a “Merry, merry Christmas.”
The presence of the Almighty in the Pledge of Allegiance has resisted numerous challenges over the years, and a lawyer who intervened on behalf of a family in a suburban Massachusetts school district doesn’t expect that to change with a new challenge.
Anyone who’s owned a car in a city knows how frustrating it can be to find a parking space on the street. After a few loops around the neighborhood, you start wondering, “What I would give for a parking spot!”
Apparently, some are willing to give more than others — a lot more.