Tab for public works managers' Boston trip: More than $6,500
Trading in asphalt and manhole covers for chowda' and the Big Dig, almost the entire upper management of the town's largest department went to Boston this week for a public works conference on the taxpayers' dime.

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Are Mexican Cartels Expanding for Profit or Survival? The U.S. drug market is no longer satisfying the greed of Mexican drug lords and their cartels. Now they’re looking to Europe and the stronger purchasing power of the higher-value euro, and they’re using West Africa to get there.

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Northrop Grumman to Supply High Accuracy Inertial Measurement Units for Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3A
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by EADS Defence & Security, through its Military Air Systems business unit, to deliver 88 inertial measurement units for Tranche 3A of the Eurofighter Typhoon.

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