Snow-Covered streets in Dorchester? Here's what's going on

BOSTON (WHDH) - If you're a resident of Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, you may have noticed snow-covered streets and sidewalks on Friday. Don’t fret, winter has not yet arrived. The small snowbanks near Pleasant Street and Sawyer Avenue are artificial and the product of a Mark Wahlberg movie production. Wahlberg, a native of Dorchester, is in town filming "Wonderland."

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Public Sector Unions

Janus v AFSCME, Council 31

The US Supreme Court recently decided in Janus v. AFSCME that the Public sector is now entirely "right -to-work" in one fell swoop.

Local 481 Executive Board Political Candidate Endorsements

Some early Maine and Massachusetts endorsements for the MA September primary and the November general election: more to come!

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William "Billy Jak" Jakielaszek 1952-2018

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The Case for Keeping the Massachusetts Film Tax Credit

How would the Bay State benefit from keeping the film tax credit?

The tax credit gives breaks to movie companies who film in Massachusetts. Credit: Joshua_Wilson via Pixabay.com

FILMS=JOBS State House Day

Manchester by the Sea

Academy Award-winning performances

2016's Academy Award-winning "Manchester By The Sea", filmed right here and crewed by our members

Mapping Malden's rise on the movie scene

Wicked Local

Six major motion pictures have filmed scenes in Malden since 2013. Below is a rundown of the titles and filming locations, followed by some examples of how the city has spent its newfound movie money.

Movie shoots are mini-stimulus packages for Malden

“It really is like an economic stimulus package,” said Kevin Duffy, the city’s Strategy and Business Development Officer. “Why wouldn’t you say yes?”

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Worcester Magazine gives props to Westerman's

Nestled among all the hidden gems of Worcester is a treasure trove of movie magic, delightful set pieces and props that have been used in some of the biggest big-screen hits.

Dane DeBoer

March 2, 1983 - May 21, 2016

Ed Joyce

Oct 4, 1944 - May 12, 2016

Making movies in Mass. yields jobs, local spending

The Metro West Daily News

"Patriots Day" star Mark Wahlberg, left, confers with Peter Berg, right, the film's director, and actor James Colby, before filming scene where police search a house on Dyer Street in Framingham Wednesday. Daily News and Wicked Local Staff Photo/Ken McGagh




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