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Police look to ID man after woman attacked in East Boston - WCVB Boston

WCVB Boston

    Police ID, arrest man in connection with East Boston attack
    A man sought in connection with the indecent assault of a woman Monday as she walked into an East Boston building has been arrested, police say. The victim said she was approached by the man at 6:30 p.m. in the area of Brooks Street. She was assaulted, and the man fled the area, police said.
    http://www.wcvb.com

41 hours ago

Navy's decision to abandon iconic pea coat is a blow to the sheep industry - Tri-State Livestock News

Navy's decision to abandon iconic pea coat is a blow to the sheep industry

    Navy's decision to abandon iconic pea coat is a blow to the sheep industry | TSLN.com
    The American Sheep Industry Association has been following the developing news about the U.S. Navy's replacement of its iconic wool pea coat with a nylon parka. This would eliminate the 40,000 to 42,000 wool pea coats the Navy contracts annually, which by ASI's estimate uses approximately 200,000 pounds of clean wool, combed at Chargeurs Wool.
    http://www.tsln.com

41 hours ago

East Boston Savings Bank reaching out, spreading the wealth - Wicked Local Belmont

Wicked Local Belmont

    East Boston Savings Bank reaching out, spreading the wealth
    James Jackson, assistant vice president and branch manager for East Boston Savings Bank in Belmont may have been spotted helping cut trees for the Belmont Lions Club tree sale this past holiday season. This was something he did on a volunteer basis, off the clock, because he is a member of the Belmont Lions Club, even though he lives in Holliston.
    http://belmont.wickedlocal.com

41 hours ago

Farmer, firefighter, selectman, planner -- George Fletcher did it all for Westford - Lowell Sun

Farmer, firefighter, selectman, planner -- George Fletcher did it all for Westford

    Farmer, firefighter, selectman, planner -- George Fletcher did it all for Westford
    By Chris Lisinski, clisinski@lowellsun.com Updated: 03/19/2017 07:29:19 AM EDT WESTFORD -- George Fletcher was not just a longtime Westford resident. He was a lifelong Westford resident, a fourth-generation dairy farmer who lived in the same house from childhood to the age of 82.
    http://www.lowellsun.com

41 hours ago

Chelsea's Renaissance - Banker & Tradesman

Banker & Tradesman

    Chelsea's Renaissance - Banker & Tradesman
    Have you been to Chelsea lately? A lot has changed in the last few years. Gentrification is always part of the pattern of economic growth and this most recent expansion is no exception. First it was the Seaport, then Southie, then East Boston. And now Chelsea has been swept up in the tide of progress.
    http://www.bankerandtradesman.com

41 hours ago

Thousands turn out for St. Patrick's Day parade - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

    Thousands turn out for Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade - The Boston Globe
    Not frigid weather nor threat of snowflakes could deter the thousands of revelers who swarmed South Boston Sunday afternoon for the city's 116th St. Patrick's Day parade. Small children sat on parents' shoulders, reaching for confetti flying through the air as floats rolled by.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

41 hours ago

Kaki Lima Brings Indonesian Cuisine to Wink & Nod - Eater Boston

Eater Boston

    Kaki Lima Brings Indonesian Cuisine to Wink & Nod
    Starting tonight, through mid-September
    http://boston.eater.com

41 hours ago

Westford legend George Fletcher passes away - Westford Eagle

Westford Eagle

    Remembering Westford legend George Fletcher
    Westford native George Fletcher died on March 15 at the age of 83. Westford native George Fletcher, 83, died on March 15, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital. Fletcher spent countless years serving his hometown and contribuing to the community he spent his life in.
    http://westford.wickedlocal.com

41 hours ago

Doctors Consider Ethics Of Costly Heart Surgery For People Addicted To Opioids - WBHM (press release) (blog)

WBHM (press release) (blog)

    Doctors Consider Ethics Of Costly Heart Surgery For People Addicted To Opioids | WBHM 90.3
    In his late 20s, Christopher Milford of East Boston, Mass., got high on some OxyContin his friend gave him. By the time he was in his early 30s, he was shooting heroin and Suboxone. Milford would reuse the same needle for a week or more.
    https://news.wbhm.org

41 hours ago

Cunard Tavern Is Headed for East Boston This Spring - Boston magazine (blog)

Boston magazine (blog)

    Cunard Tavern Lands in East Boston This Spring
    For the team behind Cunard Tavern, opening the East Boston restaurant has been a venture years in the making. After receiving widespread support from the neighborhood in 2014, crews finally broke ground on the space last spring.
    http://www.bostonmagazine.com

41 hours ago

Cop cam pilot flies into flak - Boston Herald

Boston Herald

    Cop cam pilot flies into flak
    Outraged body camera supporters are screaming politics as the motivation behind Mayor Martin J. Walsh's decision to extend the police department's pilot program another six months rather than moving toward full implementation.Walsh's office released a statement yesterday citing the extension of the pilot to a full year "to ensure sufficient data is available for an effective study of the program."But critics argue, after six months, the city and police already have all the information needed.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

41 hours ago

Whether they are heroes, subs or Zeps, they are sandwiches - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Whether they are heroes, subs or Zeps, they are sandwiches

    Whether they are heroes, subs or Zeps, they are sandwiches
    Call it a sub, hero, grinder, wedge (said to be from Yonkers, N.Y.), hoagie (generally from Philadelphia), torpedo, Zeppelin or Zep (from Norristown), spuckie (East Boston, referring to the bread, spuccadella), bomber (from around Buffalo, N.Y.) or Garibaldi (southern Wisconsin), or by any name, you've got an Italian sandwich.
    http://www.post-gazette.com

41 hours ago

Mayoral Candidate Tito Jackson scheduled for 3/27 Gove Street Citizens Association Meeting

March 27 Gove Street Citizens Association Meeting agenda here.

    East Boston October Gove Street Citizens Association March 2017 meeting
    Eastboston.com is a public information utility for Ward 1-Boston, edited by Frank Conte, journalist and editor. The site serves as a one-stop site for all information about East Boston including links to the latest news. It is edited by Frank Conte.
    http://www.eastboston.com

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