3 hours ago

Spike, a retired greyhound racing dog, is get...

Spike, a retired greyhound racing dog, is getting the respect he deserves. (via Saint Paul Patch)

    Sad Library Dog May Be Minnesota's Most Popular Pooch: Photos
    WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN - Sting, the sad, forlorn looking dog none of the kids wanted to read to earlier this month at a library event that promotes literacy, may now be the most popular dog in Minnesota.
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19 hours ago

School shootings have increased calls to put ...

School shootings have increased calls to put God in public schools, but does this school district go too far? (via Shreveport Patch)

    Jesus Mad At Non-Christians, Louisiana Students Told: Lawsuit
    BOSSIER PARISH, LA - Elementary, middle and high school students in a Louisiana school district are required to memorize sectarian prayers; are told that to be good people, they must be Christians; and get special favors from teachers and administrators if they practice Christianity, all in violation of the Establishment Clause of the Constitution according to a lawsuit filed by a religious liberty watchdog group.
    https://patch.com

25 hours ago

There's got to be an easier way to make money...

There's got to be an easier way to make money than paying Michael Myers to beat you.

    MBTA Operator Paid 'Michael Myers' To Beat Him: Prosecutors
    There's got to be a better way to make money than conspiring with Michael Myers to attack you. But that's just what an MBTA trolley operator is accused of doing. Thomas Lucey, 46, of Saugus was charged Wednesday with two counts of insurance fraud and single counts of workers' compensation fraud, misleading a police investigation, and perjury.
    https://patch.com

26 hours ago

Police in Quincy got a call about a man down....

Police in Quincy got a call about a man down. It ended up being a Batman down.

    The Dark Knight Sits: Man Down Report Ends Up Being Batman
    QUINCY, MA - Police were surprised to see a slumped over superhero during a call Thursday for a man down. The call from a person passing the corner of Beale Street and Newport Avenue resulted in an officer working a nearby detail to rush over to the area, only to find a Batman doll sitting on a step.
    https://patch.com

27 hours ago

Wow - congratulations!

Wow - congratulations!

    MA Hockey Players Now Olympic Gold Medalists
    GANGNEUNG, SK - Three Massachusetts players helped the United States win its first medal in women's hockey since 1998, defeating Canada, 3-2, in a shootout final. Burlington's Kali Flanagan, Danvers' Meghan Duggan, and Westfield's Kacey Bellamy are now gold medalists.
    https://patch.com

43 hours ago

This sustainable cabin is so far off the grid...

This sustainable cabin is so far off the grid no one will find you — or take your food. (via Anchorage Patch)

    Alaska Doomsday Cabin Perfect To Wait Out The End Of Days
    We're not saying the world is ending soon, though end-of-days predictions do loom large, whether because nuclear scientists moved the doomsday clock ahead 30 seconds or something the French physician, astrologer and seer Nostradamus supposedly predicted during the Medieval period.
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45 hours ago

Maybe they'll get it right someday...

Maybe they'll get it right someday...

    Red Line Train Derails; Service Still Suspended
    Service remains suspended on a section of the Red Line following a derailment Wednesday morning. Officials said the back car of a six-car northbound train derailed on its way to Andrew Station at about 9:30 a.m. The train then "re-railed" itself as it entered Andrew Station, allowing passengers to get off safely but sending smoke through the station.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

See which school systems are the safest in th...

See which school systems are the safest in the Bay State.

    100 Safest School Districts In Massachusetts: Niche
    How safe is your child's school? Recent national events have put student safety at the forefront, and one website has revealed which Massachusetts school districts rank highest in this category. Niche.com released its list of the Safest School Districts for 2018. The list was created using information from the U.S.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

File this under "Only In New England."

File this under "Only In New England."

    Snow Thursday In Dramatic Weather Shift
    Get outside today. It's expected to be an unprecedented second consecutive February day with 70-degree weather. Oh, and it's probably going to snow tomorrow. That's right, in an all-time New England weather twist, much of Massachusetts will be going from back-to-back days of record-setting heat to sleet and snow.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Frustrated owner of AR-15 grabs the assault w...

Frustrated owner of AR-15 grabs the assault weapon and then takes out his anger in a wholly unique way. (via Mid-Hudson Valley Patch)

    Gun Owner Outraged By Mass Killings Cuts Up His AR-15 (Video)
    SCOTCHTOWN, NY - Scott Pappalardo, has owned his AR-15 assault-style rifle for more than three decades. The Scotchtown, New York, man is a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment. He owns multiple guns and even has a tattoo of a rifle with a banner that reads "the right to keep and bear arms" on his arm.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Record-tying temps today, record-shattering t...

Record-tying temps today, record-shattering temps tomorrow!

    MA Weather Forecast: Heat Records Falling Today, Tomorrow
    If it feels warmer than usual out there, you aren't wrong. In fact, it's almost warmer than it's ever been on any given Feb. 20. Tuesday's temperature in Boston broke an 88-year record, the National Weather Service said. The thermometer read 69 degrees shortly before 3 p.m.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

The "March for Our Lives" next month could br...

The "March for Our Lives" next month could bring thousands to Boston Common.

    MA Teens To March For Gun Control
    BOSTON, MA - A rally organized by Boston-area teens is expected to draw thousands of attendees next month. The "March for Our Lives," planned for March 24 on the Boston Common, is one of several gun control rallies across the country inspired by the survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

You might want to take a second and read what...

You might want to take a second and read what people reported to polcie this weekend in Brookline.

    Bullets Fly, Jeep Crashes Into Playground: Brookline Police Logs
    BROOKLINE, MA - Here's a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to the extended weekend of Feb. 16 through Feb. 19 taken from the public log and the Brookline police blog, meant to give residents an idea of what people report to the police and what Brookline police respond to.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

Jarring video from just over the border.

Jarring video from just over the border.

    Nashua Road Rage: Man Shoves Woman To Ground (Video)
    NASHUA, NH - A man was caught on video shoving a woman to the ground in Nashua over the weekend during a road rage incident. It all happened on Amherst Street Saturday morning. Witness Jennifer Needham shot the video, which shows the woman getting out of her Toyota Prius and knocking on the window of the man's car.
    https://patch.com

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