Thomas McGee

Former Mass. House Speaker McGee Passes AwayThomas McGee, a tough-talking, cigar-chewing ex-Marine who played a key role in Massachusetts politics as House speaker for nearly a decade before a former lieutenant ousted him in a leadership struggle, has died. He was 88.
MBTA Commuter Train Breaks Down, This Time On Fitchburg LineThose who run the MBTA commuter rail would like to put this week behind them.