Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at gatehousenewsservice.com.
Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at gatehousenewsservice.com. Please submit stories below no later than 6 p.m. local time, unless you have breaking news that is changing significantly. Questions?
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IMAM TRAVELS FOR WHITE HOUSE DUTY - A Quincy imam has traveled the world -- to Turkmenistan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and beyond -- as part of his new role in the White House's
Patriot Ledger, Lambert, 24 inches, 7 p.m.
CASINOS AND UNIONS - Unite Here, an umbrella organization for service-sector union employees, launches a pro-casino campaign with its first radio ads promoting Patrick casino plan.
Patriot Ledger, Benner, 8 inches, 6 p.m.
FINNERAN FOUNDATION - Advance on fundraiser for the former Mass. House speaker and a new charity in his name.
Patriot Ledger, Benner, 8 inches, 6 p.m.
HALO VIDEO GAME AS A TEACHING TOOL? - UConn professor uses the Halo series as a teaching tool in his classics class. We find out how, why and what the students get from it. He and the students are playing the newly released Halo 3 – MicroSoft epic finale to video game trilogy - Monday.
Norwich Bulletin, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
With contributed photo (More screen shots here: http://www.halo3.com/)
BANK ROBBERIES - Three bank robberies in Brockton area, almost in a row, point to the fruitless countermeasures employed by many financial institutions, including signs "asking" people to please not wear hats when they enter.
The Enterprise, Papadopoulos, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
CENTENARIANS RULE - Number of centenarians surges locally. We ask one about her key to long
The Enterprise, Allegrini, 15 inches, 6 p.mn.
NO CALL LIST - Federal do-not-call list expires in nine months, meaning folks who want to remain on it will have to re-up. How does the federal rule square with Mass. do-not-call rules?
MetroWest Daily News, Reuell, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
DRAG RACING CRACKDOWN - Advance on Tuesday State House hearing on toughening
laws about road rage and drag racing.
MetroWest Daily News, Parietti, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
CAPE VERDE PRIME MINISTER IN CONN. - Norwich is home to approximately 1,800 Cape Verdeans, making it one of the largest populations of Cape Verdeans in the state. Bridgeport and Waterbury also have large Cape Verdean populations.
Norwich Bulletin, Straszheim, 18 inches, on wire now
GONE TO THE DOGS - New England Hot Dog Co. opens new dog shops in Plymouth, Attleboro.
Franchisee is based in Taunton.
Patriot Ledger, Bauer, 8 inches, 6 p.m.
NATIONAL GRID ON THE TANK - KeySpan name goes down and National Grid goes up on the Dorchester gas tank.
Patriot Ledger, Chesto, 8 inches, 6 p.m.
MASSACHUSETTS MOM DESIGNS ECO-FRIENDLY YOGA MAT FOR KIDS - After a little more time spent researching, Downey said she found an overseas supplier that specialized in making yoga mats out of thermal plastic elastomer — a completely biodegradable product.
Cambridge, Chronicle, Dunning, 18 inches, on wire now
CREATIVE CONCIERGE - The 40-year-old Plymouth resident founded My Creative Concierge, a service designed to lend a hand to anyone who needs one - busy parents or single professionals - last August.
Patriot Ledger, Bauer, 15 inches, on wire now
SELLING VINTAGE LPs - Those square-shaped pieces of cardboard with circular discs inside. Remember them? They're called long-playing albums. And a Natick, Mass., store is aided by the ‘nostalgia factor’ in business.
MetroWest Daily News, Tremblay, 25 inches, on wire now
GRANLUND CARTOON – The Yankee sharks are circling.
MetroWest Daily News, on wire now
A PRO SPORTS BUDGET will be e-mailed this afternoon
GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN - The U.S. Census Bureau says that in the United States more than six million children are being raised in their grandparent’s homes, and in Massachusetts, almost 68,000 children are living in grandparent-headed households.
CNC Parents & Kids, Carrara, 35 inches, on wire now
FANTASIES ON TRACK - "Trainscape" is a fascinating constellation of 12 interconnected model railroad layouts conceived by 14 New England artists.
MetroWest Daily News, Bergeron, 30 inches, on wire now
HALLOWEEN THE PRE-TEEN WAY: READY TO GO IT ALONE? - Only a parent knows when their child is ready, and as with any stage of development, this age varies from child to child.
CNC Parents & Kids, Swanson, 22 inches, on wire now