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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RED SOX COVERAGE:
THE PARADE I - Coverage of Red Sox “rolling rally” in Boston.
MetroWest, Parietti, 6 p.m.
THE PARADE II – More from Boston.
Ledger, Jette and Keane, 8 p.m.
SONGSTERS - Former local brothers record new Red Sox victory song at Newbury Street studio.
MetroWest, Hilliard, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
AFTER A QUARTER-CENTURY OF STOPS AND STARTS, GREENBUSH IS FINALLY READY TO ROLL - Love it or hate it, no other issue has dominated the public discourse on the South Shore the past 25 years more than Greenbush.
Ledger, Collins, 12 inches, on wire now
GIRL, 5: ‘DADDY USES DRUGS AND STEALS’; COUPLE HELD IN METAL THEFTS SPREE - The child’s parents were arrested in Raynham on Saturday night after detectives investigating a series of thefts tracked the couple as they drove throughout the region, authorities said.
Enterprise, Boyle, 18 inches, on wire now
ATTEMPTED MURDER - Framingham man is “convinced by ghosts” that his wife is poisoning him. His parents have to use an ax to break into his bedroom to save her from strangulation.
MetroWest, Miller, 12 inches, 6 p.m.
PET CEMETERY - Burials up, trick or treaters down at what is said to be oldest pet cemetery in U.S.
Transcript, - word is Lizzie Borden’s dogs are buried there.
Transcript, Anderson, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
GRANDFATHER LOTTERY WINNER - Walpole resident wins $1million in lottery.
Transcript, Bobseine, 9 inches, 6 p.m.
CAMBRIDGEPORT ANTIQUES STORE TO CLOSE FOR GOOD - For more than a quarter century, the Organic Furniture Cellar was one of the most fertile hunting grounds in Greater Boston for antique furniture, whether for the ardent collector or casual shopper.
CNC, Dunning, 25 inches, on wire now
TRAINS EXPECTED TO GIVE BUSINESSES A HEAD OF STEAM - South Shore business owners have high hopes that tens of thousands of train passengers will stop and shop before and after they ride along the much-anticipated Greenbush line.
Ledger, Walsh, 18 inches, on wire now
With photo to come
SEEKING ANSWERS ON WEST BRIDGEWATER FIRM'S ABRUPT CLOSING - The town's congressional delegation wants answers from SWB New England after the United Drive kosher and ethnic foods distributor closed suddenly earlier this month and bounced 140 employees.
Enterprise, Melanson, 15 inches, on wire now
SEN. TED KENNEDY: POLITICS AND CHILDREN'S HEALTH - In a single month of the war in Iraq, we spend what's needed for CHIP to cover 10 million children for a year.
On wire now, with mug
EDITORIAL: BLACKWATER - Granting immunity to mercenaries such as Blackwater while American soldiers are held accountable for noncombatant deaths is unconscionable and sure to further strain our relations and credibility in the region.
Patriot Ledger, 16 inches, 6 p.m.
MAHONEY CARTOON - Mitt scaring voters with stories of Obama and Hillary on Halloween.
Ledger, on wire now
SEN. JOHN KERRY: FUEL ASSISTANCE: John Kerry slaps Bush around for cutting fuel assistance to low-income and seniors in the northeast while prices skyrocket and the thermometer drops.
Ledger, 21 inches, 6 p.m.
EDITORIAL: INCOMPETENCE ON THE PIKE - The way the toll increase was enacted makes this assault on MetroWest drivers even harder to take - and raises big questions about the ability of the Patrick administration to get control of the state's transportation challenges.
MetroWest, on wire now
A PRO SPORTS BUDGET will be e-mailed this afternoon
A CONFUSING ‘NIGHT AT THE OPERA’ - If you happen to be in Boston’s Theater District on Friday or Saturday night in the near future, don’t be startled by the sounds of electric guitar, hoots and hollers spilled from the Wilbur Theatre.
CNC, Norton, 22 inches, on wire now
With photo and video
MURAL, MURAL … ON THE WALL: PEELING AWAY HISTORY IN RAYNHAM – Restoration is reviving a century-old, floor-to-ceiling mural that appears to wrap around the room and has been hidden behind wallpaper for years.
CNC, Weinstein, 25 inches, on wire now
ALL-FEMALE ‘MACBETH’ LEADS SEASON - With a woman on the campaign trail for the American presidency and the first woman president at Harvard, there’s no reason to deprive the opposite sex of such meaty theatrical roles.
Ledger, Fanger, 22 inches, on wire now