Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page James Pindell Globe Staff April 23, 2019 MANCHESTER, N.H. — If there is one way that Representative Seth Moulton of Salem has immediately differentiated himself from the 18 other Democrats seeking the 2020 presidential campaign so far, it’s the laid-back way he is campaigning.Most candidates have made a traditional campaign announcement in front of supporters in their home state before holding large, high-energy rallies in early presidential primary states like Iowa and New Hampshire.In contrast, Moulton launched his campaign with a media campaign in New York City. And when he headed to New Hampshire on Tuesday, his first actual event was spending two hours spreading mulch and helping with the food pantry at a halfway house for veterans. His newly named campaign manager wore a plaid shirt and folded clothes. Advertisement In all, Moulton interacted … [Read more...] about On Day 1, Moulton takes a quiet approach to presidential campaign
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page April 23, 2019 The most intriguing political conflict of the moment is playing out in real time, right in our own congressional delegation. Representatives Katherine Clark and Ayanna Pressley, both rising stars in the Democratic Party, have decidedly different opinions on whether the House should launch impeachment proceedings against President Trump.How those differences play out — Clark is generally cautious about proceedings and Pressley is all in — will determine the state of politics for the next two years, and, quite possibly, who wins the White House in 2020. Advertisement The subject came up when the two were in the South End Tuesday for a press conference to tout a new bill aimed at combating sexual harassment in the workplace. Get Metro Headlines in your inbox: The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered … [Read more...] about House Democrats are divided on how hard to push impeachment. Even Massachusetts Democrats.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page John R. Ellement Globe Staff April 23, 2019 The state’s highest court extended the right to privacy to cover cellphone location data for the first time Tuesday, but the court also left intact the right of law enforcement to “ping” a cellphone in emergencies like searching for a murder suspect armed with a sawed off shotgun.In an opinion backed by all seven justices and in two concurring opinions, the Supreme Judicial Court said state constitutional protections against unwarranted and excessive government intrusion into personal lives must be continuously updated to match technological innovations.Cellphones are “almost a feature of human anatomy,” with tracking technology that police can “ping” to learn a person’s current location without their knowledge, the court said. “This extraordinarily powerful … [Read more...] about SJC ruling protects cellphone location data but upholds police power to ‘ping’ in emergency
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Travis Andersen Globe Staff April 23, 2019 A skier Monday survived a fall into a waterfall hole on Mount Washington in New Hampshire, less than two weeks after a 32-year-old man died in an avalanche on the mountain, officials said.The Mount Washington Avalanche Center provided information on Monday’s incident in a statement.“At 1:58 PM on Monday, April 22, a skier fell over the Tuckerman Ravine headwall and into one of several waterfall holes,” the statement said. “Partners and bystanders quickly initiated rescue efforts and also called 911 for emergency response. Unsure of where under the snow the fallen skier was, a beacon search was initiated and could have been helpful, though this was a non-avalanche accident. At 2:18 pm, after 20 minutes out of view to the rescuers, the subject climbed out of a different hole in the snow and slid down … [Read more...] about Skier amazingly survives fall into waterfall hole on Mount Washington
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Andrew Stanton Globe Correspondent April 24, 2019 A burglar or burglars have broken into multiple units at the Extra Space Storage facility on Millbury Street in Worcester, police there said Tuesday.About 128 storage units have been burglarized at the 1180 Millbury St. building, according to Kathleen A. Daly, a Worcester police spokeswoman.“It is currently under investigation by the Detective Bureau,” Daly said in an e-mail. Advertisement She did not disclose what might have been taken from the units. Andrew Stanton can be reached at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @_andrewstanton. Loading comments... … [Read more...] about About 128 Worcester storage units broken into