Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Bevilacqua court appearance up in the air

A cardinal is due in court. Maybe.


The aftermath of Hurricane Irene

Residents continue to assess the damage caused by the strong storm, including flooding and trees flattened by gusty winds.


The science of sweet dreams

Cancer. It’s a word with so much meaning.


Pharmaceutical firm buys golf-course acreage

Teva North America finally signs on the dotted line and will build a distribution complex on 136 acres of Island Green.


Getting down to business

Sometimes, it really is about who you know.


Use common sense to avoid burglaries

It’s the little things.


IRS: Tax scam brings many unhappy returns

Con artist “tax preparers” are telling seniors they can get big refunds. What they're likely to get is a lot of aggravation.


Defendant in assault must have mental-health tests

A judge orders the evaluation as part of ongoing efforts to determine whether Shawn Aiken is competent to stand trial on charges related to the March 2010 attack.


Car club hits the brakes in quest for new headquarters

The Secret Society Vehicle Club needs a zoning variance. The club's treasurer recently tried to dispel the doubts of opponents reluctant to offer their blessing.


Child molestation cases to begin in March

The ability of retired Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua to testify will be at issue next month.