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Mass. Construction Sector Struggles With Prospects Of Prolonged Joblessness

The construction sector’s summer of hope is turning with the weather, as what once appeared to be a budding recovery may now be shaping up to be nothing more than a temporary fix.


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Report: Bridge, Highway Repairs Millions Over Budget, Late

Bridge and highway repairs in Massachusetts are millions of dollars over budget while running years behind schedule, according to a new report.


Senator Scott Brown. (File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Brown Willing To Work With Obama On Veteran Jobs Bill

Sen. Scott Brown says he is encouraged by President Barack Obama’s proposal to get unemployed veterans jobs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/06/2011

Green Line Train stops at North Station.  A sign indicates that shuttle buses are running from North Station to Lechmere.

MBTA Tells Passengers At Three Stops They’re Better Off Walking

The MBTA is kicking off a new campaign to get people to stop using public transportation… at least between two particular stops. Instead, the ‘T’ is telling people to walk.



‘T’ To Shut Down Trolley Service From North Station To Lechmere

For the next eight months, the MBTA will be shutting down trolley service on the Green Line from North Station to Lechmere.


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Mass. Construction Industry Struggling In Recent Years

The construction industry in the Bay State has been hit hard during this economic downturn.


Crews will be repairing deteriorated bridges along I93 beginning Monday.

MassDOT To Replace I93 Bridges This Summer

The MassDOT announces night-time lane closures on I93 in Medford.


Just one of the several parts of the new Hanover High School spray painted by vandals.

Teens Charged With Vandalizing New Hanover High School

Three teenagers are charged with vandalizing the brand new Hanover High School. The school isn’t even open yet, but police say the teens did $50,000 worth of damage.


A drawing of the new Quincy Center. (credit:

Quincy Signs Deal To Redevelop Downtown

Quincy’s mayor has signed a deal Tuesday with the company that will redevelop the city’s downtown.


Dave Caruso, WBZ News Radio

Before The Bell – Good Start To 2011 Continues

WBZ News Radio’s Financial Editor Dave Caruso previews numbers in factory orders, auto sales, and construction spending.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/04/2011