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Early birds get jobless benefits

WOBURN — The doors didn’t open until 8:30 a.m., but at 7:45 there already was a long line of people in heavy coats fending off the morning cold outside The Career Place. An employee came out at 7:45 and posted a sign-up list.

“It’s just like Black Friday,” joked Karen Russell of Stoneham. 

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