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BOSTON (CBS) - Lana Jones, a long-time reporter for WBZ NewsRadio 1030 in BOSTON, passed away Wednesday. She was 62 years old. "Lana died suddenly this morning at UMass Medical Center in Worcester," the station said in a statement. Read the full article at CBS BOSTON.
A mother allegedly stabbed her 12-year-old son in the family's Plymouth home before turning the knife on herself. Rich Harbert rharbert@wickedlocal.com @richharbertOCM. PLYMOUTH - A 12-year-old old South Plymouth boy called police to report a domestic disturbance Tuesday morning, and ...

Thunderstorms may develop during today's intensifying rainstorm, making for heavier downpours and enhancing the odds of flooding, the National Weather Service said Wednesday morning. The rains are moving in across Central and Eastern Massachusetts, peaking this afternoon and evening, when ... Weather
BOSTON, MA --Each year endangered sea turtles wash up on the shores just outside of BOSTON on the Cape stunned and helpless as wind and cold drive them out of the water. But thankfully, there are teams of folks from Wellfleet Bay to Boston that are working to help save them. The New ... England
If you're looking to take a trip with true cultural and historical panache, one of the top places you can hit is the legendary city of Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest towns in the United States, and since this New England capital played a pivotal role in the ...

BOSTON, MA -- You can dismiss the Darkness as nothing more than a novelty band or a comedy group, but to do so would a disservice to anyone who actually likes to go to a concert and have a laugh or two with their music. The British rock band thoroughly entertained a packed Royale Sunday night ...
A nationwide hospital safety analysis has found that 30 hospitals in Massachusetts received an "A" grade for preventing medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections, which collectively are the third leading cause of death in America. The Bay State had one of the highest percentages of "A" hospitals ...
A new report looks at how individual incomes taxes will change because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. By Mike Carraggi, Patch National Staff Massachusetts minds
BOSTON, MA - A shower of meteors is set to give the first celestial show of the spring starting this weekend, and weather conditions look good for viewing. The Lyrid meteor shower runs April 16-25 but peaks Sunday, April 22. Weather conditions in Massachusetts are perfect, with clear or mostly clear ...
MARSHFIELD — Dozens of kids played some Saturday-morning soccer at the Marshfield Boys and Girls Club. But one field over, 10 boys in blue and red flag football belts were learning the basics of a less commonly seen sport— rugby. They're playing as part of a youth flag rugby program aimed at ...
Amy Spindler, a 25-year-old Ashland resident, has raised money for various Boston Marathon teams since 2011, supporting them from the sidelines at mile 13. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was 6 months old, this year Spindler decided she no longer wanted to sit on the sidelines - she wanted to ...
The Public Interest Network is a family of more than a dozen organizations that employ a full arsenal of strategies for social change, including organizing, advocacy, research and policy analysis, litigation and socially responsible investing. Together, we work on a wide array of issues, from air and water ...
BOSTON, MA — If you're planning to come from outside of Boston to watch the runners on Marathon Monday and you're wondering how to get there. Real talk is: Parking is going to be tricky the closer you get to the city. So police, the Boston Athletic Association and volunteers are really trying to encourage ...
BOSTON, MA — A 22-year veteran of the MBTA Transit Police accused of indecent assault on two women at a T Station was released on his own recognizance Friday even though the prosecutor requested a $10,000 bail, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Transit Police detectives took ...
BOSTON, MA — A rollover that involved multiple cars on the Mass Ave bridge has traffic in the area snarled and Cambridge Police are warning drivers to avoid the area. No word on injuries, yet. But witnesses say at least one car was completely on its side and confirm traffic is dicey. Google maps shows a ...
BOSTON, MA — The MBTA Silver Line Tunnel is closed after a concrete slab fell onto a station platform, the MBTA announced Wednesday night. "In the interest of public safety, the MBTA closed the Silver Line tunnel from South Station to Silver Line Way," the MBTA said in a statement. The MBTA said ...

BOSTON, MA — The mother of a black man fatally shot by Boston police filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday accusing the city of failing to properly train officers on how to deal with people with mental illnesses. Terrence Coleman, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia, was killed in 2016 after his mother ...
Check out this culinary Bostonian's top picks in town, from must-visit restaurants to his favorite cultural attractions. By Olivia Halevy, Patch National Staff | Apr 4, 2018 1:39 pm ET. 0. Chef And Restaurateur Jamie Bissonnette's Guide To Boston. As the chef and owner of notable Boston restaurants Coppa, Toro and Little ...
There's a lot to digest in the newest Massachusetts weather forecasts. Here's what you need to know: Wednesday will see nearly 70 degree temperatures and nearly 60 mile per hour wind gusts. You could also get some thunder today. And the return of snow is more than possible on Friday. Let's start with ...
Chill Out MA, You're Not That Stressed. New rankings - that apparently didn't take riding the T into consideration - say Massachusetts is among the least-stressed states around. By Mike Carraggi, Patch National Staff | Apr 3, 2018 1:43 pm ET | Updated Apr 3, 2018 1:46 pm ET ...
0. Parking Fines Are About To Go Up In Boston. BOSTON, MA — That bright orange, sweat-inducing parking ticket that you see on your windshield around Boston every once in a while is about to get a bit more expensive if the Walsh administration has its way, by as much as $50. The mayor announced a ...
BOSTON, MA — An elderly woman is in the hospital after getting hit by a car in the Longwood Medical area Tuesday morning, Boston Police said. Police described her injuries as life-threatening. Officer Rachel McGuire said the crash took place near 5 Jimmy Fund Way - outside the Dana Farber Cancer ...
Boston Marathon 2018 Security: What To Know. BOSTON, MA — Some 8,000 police, FBI and security officials will be out along the the marathon route on Marathon Monday for the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon on April 16. This year marks the fifth year since the Marathon Bomb shook the finish line ...
Hundreds Apply For Priority Pot Certification In MA. BOSTON, MA — There appears to be no shortage of interest in obtaining commercial marijuana licenses in Massachusetts. The state's Cannabis Control Commission reported on Tuesday that more than 200 applications have been started on the agency's ...
BOSTON, MA — Massachusetts is taking another step on the road toward commercial sales of recreational marijuana, which are expected to begin on July 1. On Monday, the Cannabis Control Commission will begin accepting applications for "priority certification" of marijuana businesses. Operators of ...
Veterinarian Douglas Brum of Angell Memorial Animal Hospital trains Plymouth County Sheriff's Department K-9 handlers in how to save their dogs from an accidental overdose with an injectable form of Narcan. [Courtesy photo/Karen Barry]. Hide caption. Plymouth County Sheriff Joseph McDonald, fifth ...
Acclimated to house-living at long last, the long-eared German Shepherd had, in his last months, formed a close bond with Donna Fogg, wife of Sgt. Mike Fogg of the Waltham Police Department. Rocco would sit at Donna's feet while she worked from home, keeping watch the same way he would look out ...
And they want you any way that they can get you. Old timers feel that simply being online is how they get you. As I've said before, your confidential financial information is online somewhere, whether you use it or not. Today's insight will prove that to you. Suppose you're an internet hermit; never been online ...
After a year-long ridership study and planning initiative at the T, the MBTA identified key routes where early morning demand is heaviest. The idea is to serve those who start their work day before many people have even pushed snooze once. "These new early morning routes are here for the people who ...
'If we're going to seriously move the needle on teacher diversity, it's going to be because this is something we prioritize again.' By Jenna Fisher, Patch Staff | Mar 29, 2018 3:31 pm ET | Updated Mar 29, 2018 4:38 pm ET. 0. Teachers Union Accuses Boston Schools Of Too Little Diversity. BOSTON, MA — Together with a ...
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - Cooley Dickinson Health Care and Massachusetts General Hospital have teamed up to provide a free daily shuttle from Northampton to Boston. According to Cooley Dickinson Health Care Spokesperson Christina Trinchero, the free shuttle will help residents of the ...
The 192-mile Northern Pass project was set to bring hydropower from Canada to Massachusetts through New Hampshire. By Associated Press, News Partner | Mar 28, 2018 11:00 am ET | Updated Mar 28, 2018 4:44 pm ET. 0. MA Passes On $1.6 Billion Power Deal. CONCORD, N.H. - Massachusetts abandoned plans ...
It might sound like a bad joke, but a space station the size of a bus is literally falling out of the sky and parts of it are expected to hit Earth on April Fools' Day, give or take a day and half. And while the odds that someone is hit by space debris in Massachusetts are pretty low, it has happened at least one other ...
HANOVER - There were no injuries Monday afternoon after a crane tipped sideways into a Hanover yard and fell onto a house on Broadway Street, Hanover Fire Capt. Eric Johnson said. Johnson said it appeared the crane was trying to cut down a tree when it tipped over, knocking down a small fence and ...
HULL – Hull has joined several other South Shore towns banning the sale of recreational marijuana. In a special election on Monday, Hull voters approved two ballot questions that will prohibit marijuana retailers from setting up shop in town. There were 1,870 ballots cast. The first question, to amend the ...
Two things seemed obvious from Sunday night's concert by Dan Auerbach and the Easy Eye Sound Revue at the House of Blues in Boston; the Black Keys guitarist's exploration of American roots music is ever more intriguing, and soul singer Robert Finley is an absolute showstopper. Auerbach and his ...
Police tape marks off a shopping cart in Star Market on Commonwealth Ave. in Newton after a stabbing Monday afternoon, March 26, 2018. Wicked Local Staff Photo/Ann Ringwood. Hide caption. A stabbing took place Monday afternoon, March 26, 2018 in the Star Market, 2040 Commonwealth Ave. in ...
Alicia McNeill, of Stoneham, will be running her first Boston Marathon in April as a member of Team Joslin to support the Joslin Diabetes Center, a diabetes treatment and research facility in Boston, where she has been a patient for almost 24 years after being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 9.
BACK BAY, MA — Monday Boston Firefighters observed a moment of silence at 2:42 p.m. in front of 298 Beacon Street on the four year anniversary of the death of the two firefighters who died in the massive Back Bay fire. The March 26, 2014 fire claimed the lives of Lt. Ed Walsh and Firefighter Michael ...
This South End resident, entrepreneur and foodie knows how to eat her way around Boston — check out her favorite spots in town! By Olivia Halevy, Patch National Staff | Mar 26, 2018 11:06 am ET. 0. The Boston Food Journal Founder Brittany DiCapua's City Guide. The Boston Food Journal founder Brittany DiCapua has ...
It's time for some good news - but there could be a couple hiccups along the way. By Mike Carraggi, Patch National Staff | Mar 26, 2018 12:40 pm ET. 0. MA Weather Easter Forecast: Temperatures Turning Around. Don't worry, there's no snow in the forecast. If you step outside today, it's actually not so bad out. And the ...
BOSTON, MA – A school bus and MBTA bus collided early Monday morning, according to reports. The crash happened at Columbus Avenue and Washington Street in Egleston Square in Jamaica Plain. There were no children on board the school bus at the time of the crash. At least three people on board ...
0. Boston's March For Our Lives Gets Underway-0; Boston's March For Our Lives Gets Underway-1; Boston's March For Our Lives Gets Underway-2; Boston's March For Our Lives Gets Underway-3; Boston's March For Our Lives Gets Underway-4. BOSTON, MA — Students, teachers and parents gathered ...
If you are like me, it's hard to think of the city of Boston, Massachusetts without thinking about bicycles. Boston is home to countless custom frame builders, racing legends and access to some wonderful scenic and challenging singletrack within the city limits. The current bicycling infrastructure has also ...
BOSTON, MA — A convicted child rapist who spent more than two decades on the run faced two of his victims Tuesday in Suffolk Superior Court. John Hartin, 48, had been living under a false identity in Florida and North Carolina since fleeing the state after he was indicted in 1993 on five counts of child ...
'Boston Foodies' Blogger Tiffany Lopinsky's Guide To Boston. The brains behind the 'Boston Foodies' blog takes us on a tour of her favorite places around Boston -- restaurant recommendations included! By Olivia Halevy, Patch National Staff | Mar 7, 2018 11:41 am ET | Updated Mar 7, 2018 11:42 am ET ...
Photographer Courtesy High School Tuesday, March 06, 2018 (Boston, MA, 03/06/18) Tewksbury-Methuen's Cassidy Gruning celebrates after scoring against Barnstable during the first period of their Division 1 hockey tournament game at Warrior Ice Arena in Boston on Tuesday, March 06, 2018. Staff photo by Christopher ...
A “Severe Weather Emergency Declaration” has been declared by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for communities impacted by Winter Storm Riley. The declaration, which was issued by Commissioner Martin Suuberg, suspends standard permitting and emergency certification ...
BOSTON, MA — Although the snow has been on-again, off-again around Boston so far, the National Weather Service said snowfall estimates are again increasing near I-95 in Providence and Boston, having expanded Winter Storm Warnings for both metro areas. It's not looking good for the commute home ...


 

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