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Green Line Extension Lawsuit; Mass. Foreclosures Picture

MEDFORD—A couple of residents are suing the feds and the state over the Green Line extension through Somerville into Medford. The pair "claim, among other things, that the government didn't sufficiently study the environmental impact of moving commuter rail tracks closer to homes in order to make room for a light rail bed along the extension." [Boston.com]
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MASS.-WIDE—Good and bad news re: the commonwealth's foreclosure picture: "Reflecting a national trend, the number of homes seized by lenders dropped in Massachusetts last year by double digits, but households facing foreclosure increased..." [Biz Journal]