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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 ...
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 ... police

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
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 ...
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
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Forecasters feel confident about 12-18 inches in some areas, but say east of that could be a crapshoot. By Mike Carraggi, Patch National Staff | Mar 7, 2018 10:27 am ET | Updated Mar 7, 2018 10:39 am ET. 0. MA Weather Forecast: Final Storm Update Has More Changes. You've heard it all regarding Wednesday's ...
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BOSTON, MA — Coastal communities in the Northeast experienced damaging high tide flooding and the lingering effects of powerful, gusting winds Saturday even as residents tried to shake off a nor'easter that had already inundated roads and basements, snapped trees and knocked out power to more ...
BOSTON, MA — Boston is a pretty bike friendly city and has even made the list of top cities to be a cyclist commuters. And it's working on becoming better. But a video of a person cycling through a highway tunnel (illegally) and posted to Reddit this weekend shows a big gap. The video shows the cyclist with ...
WAYLAND - Town Administrator Nan Balmer plans to leave the town in September at the end of her contract. Balmer announced publicly this week that she would not seek to renew her contract. This is an exciting time for the town as officials work to fill the town administrator and other positions and change ...
The Tri-Town community came out to honor one of their own on Friday. [Wicked Local Photo/Debra Cordeiro]. Hide caption. Old Rochester students from the junior and senior high lined Route 6 in front of the school with flags as they honored US Marine Becket Kiernan, as his funeral procession passed by.
Brace for even more snow than originally expected. Plus, a winter storm watch put into effect. By Mike Carraggi, Patch National Staff | Feb 16, 2018 10:47 am ET. 0. MA Weather Forecast: Snow Totals Increase For Saturday's Storm. The forecast for the storm that was supposed to be rain then supposed to be just be a few ...
Pike Crash: All Lanes Open In Brighton. BOSTON, MA – A crash on the eastbound side of the Mass. Pike has been cleared, state police said. The left lane was closed at mile marker 129 in Brighton near the Market Street overpass. It has since reopened. Drivers should expect heavy delays. #MAtraffic Crash ...
Remember when forecasters said goodbye to it being cold enough for snow? They spoke too soon. Potentially more than six inches may fall across Massachusetts Saturday thanks to fast-moving system that will put a damper on our suddenly mild temperatures. The National Weather Service has issued a ...
SCITUATE - A group of concerned parents are bringing in a child development expert to support their claim that the early-morning start times for the town's middle and high schools are negatively affecting the health and performance of students. The group, Start School Later Scituate MA, is made up of ...
BOSTON, MA — Beleaguered local radio station WEEI is pulling its programming Friday so its staff can attend mandatory sensitivity training. The station announced Wednesday that all live programming between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. will be canceled to allow staff to take part in the training. The announcement ...
BOSTON, MA — The host of one of National Public Radio's most successful programs has been fired over allegations of workplace abuse. Boston radio station WBUR said Wednesday that "On Point" host Tom Ashbrook was cleared of sexual misconduct but created an abusive environment for staff.
It could be worse, but it's been much better at the pumps this time in past years. By Mike Carraggi, Patch National Staff | Feb 14, 2018 10:48 am ET. 0. MA Gas Prices: Looking For Cheapest Option. Gas prices in Massachusetts continue to be slightly higher than the national average at the pump, according to a report by the ...
BOSTON, MA — A former RMV clerk involved in a scheme to provide identification documents to immigrants in the U.S. illegally has been sentenced to eight months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 46-year-old David Brimage, of Boston, was also sentenced Monday to two years of probation. Brimage was ...
BOSTON, MA – A chemical spill at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School has been deemed "non-hazardous," fire officials said. Hazmat crews responded to the school at 11:20 a.m. for a possible Level 2 Hazmat situation in a lab. The building and its occupants are safe, according to the Boston ...
BOSTON, MA — In the end it looks like GateHouse Media was out bid in its effort to purchase the bankrupt Boston Herald. Colorado-based Digital First Media was the lucky winner, taking the Boston Herald in a 5-hour bankruptcy auction with a top bid of $11.9 million, the Herald reported Tuesday.


 

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