Here’s what the fight boils down to and why it matters, according to one plaintiff, and why this is a bigger issue than just one crappy old former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse. You be the judge.
The state’s community-based civil legal aid providers, including Greater Boston Legal Services and its office in Cambridge, can do only so much for its clients and potential clients without proper funding.
Josh Wairi will go to trial the final week in April, and the outline of the trial has started to become clear: Whether the videos he made of naked children taking showers and getting dressed meets the definition of child porn.
A Massachusetts judge has ordered the sheriff of Middlesex County to end unconstitutional overcrowding in the Middlesex County Jail within 30 days, ordering that no more than 230 pretrial detainees be held in a jail that in recent years has frequently housed more than 400.
Marian T. Ryan, who has worked as a Middlesex County assistant district attorney for more than 30 years, has been appointed to be district attorney for the 54-community Middlesex Country.
Five developers have agreed to give 15-minute presentations and answer questions Wednesday about their plans for the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge.
With a public hearing taking place Feb. 28, a bill against the Citizens United court decision gets an endorsement from Cambridge’s City Council.
Perhaps the saddest part of a three-lawsuit fiasco that has so far cost the city’s taxpayer some $10 million is that for the City Council, it is business as usual.
Why was the auction of Joseph Perroncello’s apartment complex in North Cambridge canceled Wednesday only 33 minutes before it was scheduled to start? Maybe because the developer filed for bankruptcy about an hour before that.
Anthony Galluccio, the former state senator, mayor and city councillor from Cambridge, is getting no breaks. Last week he was denied early release from the Billerica House of Correction. He probably shouldn’t be there at all.