Cold Wave Spikes Energy Use; Huge Bills on the Way

By Joshua Resnek

As if you didn’t know!

The continuing cold wave covering the nation and affecting us in the Northeast appears to be intensifying rather than relenting and with it comes higher energy bills destined to haunt most Everett energy buyers heating their homes and apartments with gas and oil for many months to come. Continue reading Cold Wave Spikes Energy Use; Huge Bills on the Way

Worker Injured at Casino Work Site

Leader Herald Staff

A worker was injured Tuesday morning after falling down an elevator shaft at the Wynn Casino construction site in Everett according to casino officials who commented on the accident Tuesday morning.

Casino officials said that the worker was just starting his shift when he fell down a shaft in the garage area around 7 a.m. Continue reading Worker Injured at Casino Work Site

State Ethics Commission Weighing Election Issue?

By Joshua Resnek

The State Ethics Commission neither confirmed nor denied that an investigation is under way regarding John Burley’s alleged solicitation of votes for his daughter, Amanda, who is running for an empty seat on the School Committee according to Ethics Commission Attorney David Giannotti. Continue reading State Ethics Commission Weighing Election Issue?

Massachusetts’ Unemployment Rate At 3.5 Percent

The state’s total unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in December, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced last week The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ preliminary job estimates indicate Massachusetts lost 300 jobs in December. Continue reading Massachusetts’ Unemployment Rate At 3.5 Percent