Arlington World War II Veteran Couldn't Wait To Fight At Sea"I knew we were going to have to fight, so I said, 'let's get going,' but they sent me home, and said, 'wait until you're 17,'" Fred McKenna told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.
92-Year-Old WWII Pilot One Of Many Reasons To Pay Tribute On Veterans DayHarry Kramer, 92, was a Captain in the Army Air Corps during World War II and knew at a very young age that he wanted to fly.
Ballot Question 4: Legalize Recreational Pot?The Massachusetts ballot question asking voters to legalize recreational marijuana is generating both high interest and heavy spending.
Ballot Question 3: Change Law On Confinement Of Farm Animals?Ballot Questions 2 and 4 have been grabbing most of the political limelight this election season. WBZ's Mary Blake says both proponents and detractors are telling voters not to forget Question 3, which centers on living conditions for farm animals.
Ballot Question 2: Expand Charter Schools In Massachusetts?Question 2 on the November ballot would allow the State Board of Education to approve up to 12 new or expanded public charter schools a year. WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Mary Blake examines both sides of the issue.
Ballot Question 1: Another Slot Machine Parlor In Massachusetts?Two years after a ballot question repealing the Massachusetts gaming law failed, voters are being asked to approve another slots parlor. WBZ's Mary Blake takes a look at Question One on next month's ballot.
Cellphone-Free Concerts Could Be The Next Big ThingWe often hear about hands-free cellphones. How about cellphone-free concerts?
Chelsea Clock Company: Making Time Their Business For 119 YearsWBZ's Mary Blake reports on a Chelsea company that has made 'time' its business for 119 years.
Roxbury YMCA's 'Get Summer' Program Keeps Boston Teens BusyKeeping teenagers busy during the summer months is the primary goal of Boston youth organizations throughout the city. WBZ's Mary Blake reports on the YMCA'S efforts to curb street violence.
Salaries The Main Issue In Addiction Recovery Staff ShortagesWhile the fatality rate is growing, the the number of qualified staff to help fight the drug epidemic is shrinking.
The Millennial Mindset: Finding Common Ground Among GenerationsIt can be difficult finding common ground between generations.
The Millennial Mindset: A Roundtable Trivia QuizWBZ's Mary Blake held a trivia quiz with representatives of the Baby Boom, Gen-X and Millennial generations.