Daily Archives: April 20, 2011

Wednesday Morning: Cape Wind Takes Another Step

Published April 20, 2011

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar gave the OK yesterday to start construction on Cape Wind, the controversial wind farm in Nantucket Sound. Strong backing from state and federal authorities has given the project momentum, despite the objections of some Cape Codders.

The state’s highest court yesterday ruled that the odor of marijuana smoke is not grounds for officers to order someone out of a parked car. The ruling has been assailed by police groups as the stripping of a crime-fighting tool.

It’s Cyber Wednesday at the Herald, with a bevy of Internet related stories. The paper reports on the Springfield TV news anchor who resigned in the wake of a YouTube scandal, the state-funded sex education website Mariatalks.com and a teenage cyber-bullying victim from North Andover.

The man whom many believe will be the next to lead the exiled Tibetan government currently lives in Medford and worked as a research fellow at Harvard Law School. Lobsang Sangay may move to Dharamsala, India after Tuesday’s election results.

The Celtics barely escaped with a win over the Knicks last night, taking a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

What we’re following: We’ll continue to report on a lawsuit filed by the parents of DJ Henry, an accident at Logan and the UMass football program’s decision to play home games at Gillette Stadium.