6 hours ago

Clark said she met a mother being detained wh...

Clark said she met a mother being detained who had no idea how to contact her son, who was sent to New York.

    'Worst Fears' Confirmed At Border For MA Congresswoman Clark
    A trip to a border security station in Texas "confirmed my worst fears," Rep. Katherine Clark said. Clark documented a short trip to McAllen, Texas in a series of Facebook posts over the weekend. Clark said she met a mother being detained who had no idea how to contact her son, who was sent to New York.
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6 hours ago

Three were hospitalized with serious injuries...

Three were hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on collision in Newbury this afternoon.

    3 Seriously Hurt In Newbury Crash
    NEWBURY, MA - Three people suffered serious injuries in an apparent head-on collision, officials said. The two vehicles crashed on High Road shortly after 4 p.m. Newbury Fire Chief Douglas Janvrin said the two people in a Chevy Impala and one in a Fiat 500 were transported to the hospital.
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8 hours ago

It's like your own personal movie theater in ...

It's like your own personal movie theater in the palm of your hand. (via Patch Deals)

    This Portable Projector Will Be Your Family's New Favorite Gadget
    We love a good family movie night, but going to the movies gets expensive, and gathering around the TV and staring at a screen isn't always ideal, either. Fortunately, we've found a portable projector that lets you watch movies, stream Netflix and YouTube, upload your own footage and so much more anywhere, anytime...
    https://patch.com

12 hours ago

Customers who brought cell phones, computers ...

Customers who brought cell phones, computers and other electronics to an A/V store in Rhode Island also unwittingly handed over their nude photos which the store employees copied and shared, state police allege.

    RI State Police: A/V Store Employees Stole Customers' Nude Photos
    MIDDLETOWN, RI-Customers who brought cell phones, computers and other electronics to Flint Audio Video for repairs also unwittingly handed over their nude photos which the store employees copied and shared, state police allege. On June 14, a Rhode Island State Police task force arrested store manager George Quintal, of Middletown, for sharing customers' photos without their knowledge or consent.
    https://patch.com

13 hours ago

Bono and company rolled into Boston for shows...

Bono and company rolled into Boston for shows at the TD Garden.

    Concert Review: U2 Goes Extravagant At TD Garden Show
    BOSTON, MA - U2 isn't done trying to convince you that Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience are worth your time. Whether they are or not is a discussion for a different time, but the band can still put on a decent show in support of the albums. Bono and company rolled into Boston for shows at the TD Garden Thursday and Friday as part of the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour.
    https://patch.com

14 hours ago

You're invited: Summer Home Maintenance Check...

You're invited: Summer Home Maintenance Checklist https://trib.al/BnJZ2Yt

    Summer Home Maintenance Checklist
    Homes, just like people, need regular checkups to help catch potential problems before they become full-blown disasters. Doing some vital maintenance tasks at least twice a year is essential to ensure a safe and efficient home. Not sure where to start? We've got you covered with a semi-annual house maintenance checklist every homeowner needs to read.
    https://patch.com

15 hours ago

Don't get stuck inside with home repairs this...

Don't get stuck inside with home repairs this weekend!

    13 Home Projects That Call For A Handyman
    As a homeowner, you're bound to encounter some household tasks that you don't have the time, tools or experience to do yourself. For these types of smaller, non-urgent home repairs, hiring a handyman is often your best bet.
    https://patch.com

17 hours ago

It's time to step up your grilling game. 🍔

It's time to step up your grilling game. 🍔

    The Secrets To Crafting A Great Burger
    There are a lot of people claiming to sling great burgers in this big city of ours, but a lot of them fall short of perfection. However, if you take care to follow these basic burger tenets, you will almost invariably end up with an amazing handful of food.
    https://patch.com

17 hours ago

June 2018 Neighborhood Council & Comittee Meetings (Rev. 4)

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

    June 2018 Neighborhood Council & Comittee Meetings (Rev. 4)
    Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Farnsworth House, 90 South Street 1. Introductions of members. 2. Review/approve minutes of the May 22, 2018, Council meeting. 3. Announcements: 3.1 Announcement of two Council vacancies (Area A: 1, Area C: 1) (Third Announcement) 3.1.1 Nominations for Council vacancies 3.1.2 Election(s) to fill vacancy(ies) 3.2 Other announcements.
    http://www.jpnc.org

18 hours ago

If a Champagne vending machine sounds enticin...

If a Champagne vending machine sounds enticing to you, keep reading.

    Brunch, Foodie Cruises And Cocktails: Where To Eat This Weekend
    It's June 21, and that means it's officially summer! And whether or not the weather wants to cooperate, nothing can stop me from enjoying a lobster roll. Check out some of my suggestions for what to eat and drink this weekend - some great lobster rolls, foodie cruises, pizza, creative cocktails and of course - brunch!
    https://patch.com

19 hours ago

Giant hogweed can cause a litany of serious i...

Giant hogweed can cause a litany of serious injuries if you come across it and aren't educated on it.

    This Viciously Harmful Plant Can Be Found In 14 MA Communities
    Have you heard of giant hogweed? It's got white flowers, can pop up fairly suddenly, and is - well - giant. The invasive species of plant that can leave you with third-degree burns or blind if handled improperly. Sounds like something out of Jumanji. But would you believe giant hogweed is in 14 communities around Massachusetts?
    https://patch.com

19 hours ago

It's 8:45 on a Saturday morning, and we're ha...

It's 8:45 on a Saturday morning, and we're hankering for some breakfast. What's the best spot for flapjacks and such in the area?

    Brookline, MA Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping
    Brookline, MA breaking news, local news, events, weather, sports, schools, shopping, restaurants from Patch
    https://patch.com

19 hours ago

In case you missed it this week, a civil righ...

In case you missed it this week, a civil rights group is suing Boston Public Schools.

    Civil Rights Group Sues Boston Public Schools, After ICE Incident
    BOSTON, MA - Civil rights advocates are suing the Boston Public Schools in an effort to force the school system to hand over documents they say lead to the deportation of a Boston High School student earlier this year, WBUR first reported.
    https://patch.com

21 hours ago

Go fishin' with the Boston Police Department ...

Go fishin' with the Boston Police Department (Official) at Jamaica Pond on June 30.

    BPD Catch & Release Fishing Derby for Kids at Jamaica Pond on June 30
    Who will catch the biggest fish at the annual Boston Police District E-13 Kids' Fishing Derby on June 30? Well, whomever catches biggest fish, or the smallest, will need to toss it back into Jamaica Pond as it's a catch and release fishing derby. Free fishing lessons will be offered at this free fishing derby [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

28 hours ago

Find a farmers market near you

Here's a sample of the some of the farmers markets in the area.

    Find a farmers market near you
    Here's a sample of the some of the farmers markets in the area. Sunday Acton-Boxborough - 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Pearl Street, West Acton, June 10-Oct. 21. Information: http://www.abfarmersmarket.org/ Blackstone - 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Daniels Farmstead, 286 Mendon St., July 8-Oct. 7.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

31 hours ago

Day 5 of 5 days of salads from the Egleston F...

Day 5 of 5 days of salads from the Egleston Farmers Market! Potato salad with potatoes from Brookford Farm, radishes from The Neighborhood Farm, LLC and herbs from The Food Project. Come by tomorrow to pick up your own salad goods!

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Day 5 of 5 days of salads from the Egleston Farmers Market! Potato salad with potatoes from Brookford Farm, radishes from The Neighborhood Farm, LLC and herbs from The Food Project. Come by tomorrow...
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31 hours ago

The former starting cornerback pleaded no con...

The former starting cornerback pleaded no contest to battery and child endangerment, TMZ reported.

    Ex-Patriots Super Bowl Champion Sent To Jail For Domestic Case
    Former New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner spent two days in jail for a domestic battery case, according to a new report. Browner was arrested in L.A. County on May 6 for battery and child endangerment. He pleaded no contest and was sentenced to probation, according to TMZ.
    https://patch.com

32 hours ago

Congrats, Brookline High School Boys Tennis! ...

Congrats, Brookline High School Boys Tennis! Brookline High School for the win. :)

    Brookline Boys Tennis Avenges Loss to Lexington in D-1 Semis Win
    BROOKLINE, MA - Avenging is loss in sports is always sweet. When this payback occurs in the biggest match of the season to date, this compounds the honeyed flavor for the team that just garnered retribution.
    https://patch.com

32 hours ago

The Secrets To Crafting A Great Burger https:...

The Secrets To Crafting A Great Burger https://trib.al/yYn0prJ

    The Secrets To Crafting A Great Burger
    There are a lot of people claiming to sling great burgers in this big city of ours, but a lot of them fall short of perfection. However, if you take care to follow these basic burger tenets, you will almost invariably end up with an amazing handful of food.
    https://patch.com

33 hours ago

This just in.... the governor's son was alleg...

This just in.... the governor's son was allegedly pulled off a plane this week and accused of sexual assault.

    Gov. Charlie Baker's Son Accused Of Sexual Assault
    BOSTON (CBS) - I-Team Chief Investigative reporter Cheryl Fiandaca has learned that Governor Charlie Baker's adult son, Andrew, has been accused of an alleged sexual assault by an airline passenger. Sources tell the I-Team the incident happened on June 20 aboard a JetBlue Flight from Washington, DC to Boston.
    https://patch.com

34 hours ago

Some of the rumors swirling the last few days...

Some of the rumors swirling the last few days could be coming to light.

    Ex-Red Sox Hanley Ramirez Eyed In Investigation: Report
    BOSTON, MA - Former Boston Red Sox slugger Hanley Ramirez may be in serious trouble with the law, according to a new report. Follow a few days of whispers and murmurs, Michele McPhee, a former Boston reporter now with ABC News, reports that Ramirez is being eyed in connection with an ongoing federal and state investigation.
    https://patch.com

35 hours ago

This is big. Superintendent Tommy Chang is re...

This is big. Superintendent Tommy Chang is resigning.

    Tommy Chang To Resign As Superintendent Of Boston Public Schools
    BOSTON, MA - Tommy Chang is stepping down from his position as superintendent of Boston Public Schools, according to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Friday. The mayor said it was a "mutually agreed" that it was time.
    https://patch.com

37 hours ago

The verdict just came down.

The verdict just came down.

    Former Mob Boss 'Cadillac' Frank Salemme Verdict: Guilty
    BOSTON, MA - The verdict is in. A jury found former New England mob boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme was found guilty Friday in Boston Federal Court. The verdict comes after weeks of trial wrapped up on June 18. Jurors set to deliberate for four days after that. Francis P.
    https://patch.com

40 hours ago

Police are investigating after a car was foun...

Police are investigating after a car was found off Little Harbor Beach Friday morning.

    SUV Found In Water Off Wareham (Photos)
    WAREHAM, MA - Police in Wareham are investigating after an SUV was found in the water off Little Harbor Beach Friday morning. Public safety and fire officials responded to the beach around 6:30 a.m. after the Wareham Department of Natural Resources was notified of the car.
    https://patch.com

41 hours ago

Amazon Prime Day is coming. Here's how to get...

Amazon Prime Day is coming. Here's how to get the deals before everyone else. (via Patch Deals)

    Subscribe to the DealTown, US Patch
    Sign up for Daily Newsletters and Breaking News Alerts for the DealTown, US Patch
    https://patch.com

41 hours ago

Finally! If you've ever wished Life Alive was...

Finally! If you've ever wished Life Alive was closer, now it is. And all the vegetarians cheered.

    Life Alive Organic Cafe Opens On Brookline, Boston Border
    BOSTON, MA - If you've been wishing you didn't have to go all the way to the other side of the river or, Lowell or up to Salem, to get the organic, whole foods non-GMO, plant-based restaurant prepped fresh food that is Life Alive, you're in luck.
    https://patch.com

41 hours ago

Join us this Saturday 6/22 at the Egleston Fa...

Join us this Saturday 6/22 at the Egleston Farmer's Market! -

    Join us this Saturday 6/22 at the Egleston Farmer's Market!
    One of the best features of the Egleston Farmer's Market is the wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. SALAD INSPIRATION Like our Facebook page to view weekly salad inspiration made with ingredients from the market! First up- roasted beets with fresh peas and bibb lettuce from The Food Project, with blue cheese from Brookford Farm.
    https://mailchi.mp

41 hours ago

A Supreme Court decision Thursday has reverbe...

A Supreme Court decision Thursday has reverberations for one large segment of purchasers.

    How MA Could Get $300M+ More In Taxes From You
    Did you happen to catch the U.S. Supreme Court decision Thursday? In a case centered around Boston-based online retailer Wayfair, the decision essentially allows for states to collect tax from residents who make online purchases - regardless of where the retailer may be located.
    https://patch.com

45 hours ago

BPD Catch & Release Fishing Derby for Kids at Jamaica Pond on June 30

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/22/bpd-catch-release-fishing-derby-for-kids-at-jamaica-pond-on-june-30/48162)

    BPD Catch & Release Fishing Derby for Kids at Jamaica Pond on June 30
    Who will catch the biggest fish at the annual Boston Police District E-13 Kids' Fishing Derby on June 30? Well, whomever catches biggest fish, or the smallest, will need to toss it back into Jamaica Pond as it's a catch and release fishing derby. Free fishing lessons will be offered at this free fishing derby [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

45 hours ago

City Council adopts, mayor signs amended short-term rental ordinance

By Seth Daniel

    City Council adopts, mayor signs amended short-term rental ordinance
    By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette The City Council voted on June 13 to adopt Mayor Martin Walsh's amended short-term rental ordinance by a vote of 11-2, eliminating the controversial investor units that have been described as "de facto hotels," but also giving some new leeway to owner-occupants to rent out their units for short-term platforms. "We have eliminated the investor units that are putting pressure on our housing market, and we're also allowing this industry to operate and grow," said Councilor Michael Flaherty, who chaired the committee that looked at the new effort.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

45 hours ago

Q. and A. with U.S. Rep. Capuano

U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th District), who is running for re-election against Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley.

    Q. and A. with U.S. Rep. Capuano
    U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7 th District) was first elected to Congress in 1998 and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Financial Services Committee. He is running for re-election this year and is facing Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley in the Sept.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

NEW BUS CANOPY

Work began the first week in June on the 320-foot long bus canopy at Forest Hills Station. The $10.1 million canopy will cover the new Bus 39 platforms. It will be 14 feet high. The rolled steel comes from mills in Pennsylvania. Designed by AECOM, Tim von Aschwege and George Katsoutis principal architects.

    NEW BUS CANOPY
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

BPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS

JROTC supported BPS Special Olympics at White Stadium on June 12. In the foreground is Marie Bernard on one knee helping to run one of the Stations run by EHS Army JROTC. Cadets in the background are Carmelita Perez, Eduardo Aguilar and Josue Orellana running the other station.

    BPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

JP Porchfest celebrates fifth-year anniversary

The JP Porchfest will kick-off for the fifth year in a row on July 7 from noon to 6 p.m. The Gazette recently interviewed Marie Ghitman and Mindy Fried, co-founders of the JP Porchfest, about this year’s festival and the five-year milestone.

    JP Porchfest celebrates fifth-year anniversary
    The JP Porchfest will kick-off for the fifth year in a row on July 7 from noon to 6 p.m. The Gazette recently interviewed Marie Ghitman and Mindy Fried, co-founders of the JP Porchfest, about this year's festival and the five-year milestone.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

Q. and A. with Councilor Pressley

Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, who is challenging U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano for the 7th Congressional District seat.

    Q. and A. with Councilor Pressley
    At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley was first voted to the Boston City Council in 2009, becoming the first woman of color to be elected to that body. She is now part of a wave of candidates challenging incumbent Democrats across the country. Her aim is to unseat U.S. Rep.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

El Consejo adopta ordenanza respecto a los alquileres a corto plazo

Seth Daniel

    El Consejo adopta ordenanza respecto a los alquileres a corto plazo
    Seth Daniel Especial a Gazette El Consejo Municipal de Boston votó el 13 de junio a favor de una ordenanza propuesta por Martin Walsh respecto a los alquileres a corto plazo como Airbnb. El voto de 11-2 elimina las unidades controvertidas que han sido calificadas como "hoteles de facto" pero también protege a los alquileres a corto plazo ocupados por el dueño.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

ENGLISH HIGH CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION

Gazette Photos by Patrick O’Connor

    ENGLISH HIGH CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION
    Scenes from the English High Class of 2018 graduation, which took place on June 7 in the school gymnasium. Diplomas were awarded to 103 graduates.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

JP Observer: City action on approved clean energy program at a standstill; Councilor O’Malley objects

A Boston City Council and Mayor Marty Walsh approved state program that would allow Boston residents to choose to get more electricity from renewable sources is purposely not being implemented by the City’s Environment Department.

    JP Observer: City action on approved clean energy program at a standstill; Councilor O'Malley objects
    A Boston City Council and Mayor Marty Walsh approved state program that would allow Boston residents to choose to get more electricity from renewable sources is purposely not being implemented by the City's Environment Department.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

JP Agenda, June 22, 2018

The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 10 for the July 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.

    JP Agenda, June 22, 2018
    The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 10 for the July 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council(JPNC) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 26 at 7:00pm at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

Centre Street Cafe to morph into space-themed diner

The Centre Street Cafe will soon be transformed into a space-themed diner.

    Centre Street Cafe to morph into space-themed diner
    The Centre Street Cafe will soon be transformed into a space-themed diner. Co-owner David Doyle said in an email to the Gazette that the cafe closed on June 17 and will re-open as the Little Dipper in the first or second week of July.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

46 hours ago

Sights and Sounds, June 22, 2018

The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 10 for the July 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.

    Sights and Sounds, June 22, 2018
    The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 10 for the July 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Gardening Day at Lawson Park 10:30 am - 1:30 pm, corner of Atherton & Washington. June 24.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Day 4 of 5 days of celebrating salads made fr...

Day 4 of 5 days of celebrating salads made from Egleston Farmers Market wares. Roasted broccoli salad with hummus dressing- from The Food Project and Just Hummus' spicy habanero with honey hummus, thinned out to make a dressing and sprinkled with parsley. yum. The Food Project and Just Hummus are at the market every Saturday.

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Day 4 of 5 days of celebrating salads made from Egleston Farmers Market wares. Roasted broccoli salad with hummus dressing- from The Food Project and Just Hummus' spicy habanero with honey hummus,...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

What a team player.

What a team player.

    Gronkowski House Break-In Suspect Arraigned In Patriots Shirt
    FOXBOROUGH, MA - Sporting a Patriots shirt, the third suspect in the Rob Gronkowski break-in appeared in court Thursday. Shane Denn, 26, of Tewksbury, appeared in Wrentham District Court. He pleaded not guilty to charges related to the case and was ordered held $100,000 cash bail, according to the Sun Chronicle.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Authorities are asking for help identifying t...

Authorities are asking for help identifying the man seen kicking a cat and celebrating in the disturbing video. (via Kansas City, MO Patch)

    Video Shows Man Kicking Cat Like A Football In Missouri
    KANSAS CITY, MO - Authorities in Kansas City are searching for a man seen on video kicking a cat like a football field goal attempt. Newsweek reported the disturbing footage shows the man on a Center High School field on May 22, as several unidentified people watched, shouting "field goal" before the man ran up and kicked the cat.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Milford's Sira Naturals gets state's first adult-use marijuana license

BOSTON — State regulators voted unanimously Thursday to grant the state's first recreational marijuana business license to a marijuana grower in Milford. The license approved by the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) on Thursday will allow Sira Naturals to grow between 10,001 and 20,000 square feet of marijuana at their indoor facility at 13 Commercial Way in Milford.Sira Naturals already grows marijuana for medical patients at its Milford cultivation facility and [...]

    Milford's Sira Naturals gets state's first adult-use marijuana license
    BOSTON - State regulators voted unanimously Thursday to grant the state's first recreational marijuana business license to a marijuana grower in Milford.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

Self-driving car testing expands to 15 Greater Boston communities

Cities and towns around Metro Boston agreed Thursday to designate areas for testing self-driving cars and to work with state officials to develop a universal application for companies seeking to try out the new technology on public streets before the end of the year."This agreement will allow companies to responsibly develop and test autonomous vehicle technology in Massachusetts, while ensuring there are uniform safety guidelines in place," Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement. [...]

    Self-driving car testing expands to 15 Greater Boston communities
    Cities and towns around Metro Boston agreed Thursday to designate areas for testing self-driving cars and to work with state officials to develop a universal application for companies seeking to try out the new technology on public streets before the end of the year."This agreement will allow companies to responsibly develop and test autonomous vehicle technology in Massachusetts, while ensuring there are uniform safety guidelines in place," Gov.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

The charity Greg Bates helped raise money for...

The charity Greg Bates helped raise money for has started asking donors to send donations directly to them.

    Beverly Police Investigating North Shore Eats
    BEVERLY, MA -- Beverly Police have opened an investigation of Greg Bates, the founder of the popular North Shore Eats Facebook group. Bates has come under fire in recent days for allegedly exchanging favorable reviews for gift cards from local restaurants and inflating claims of how much he has donated to charity from fundraiser he has hosted since founding the group.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Officials gave this business the first recrea...

Officials gave this business the first recreational marijuana cultivation license in the state.

    Milford's Sira Naturals Gets First Recreational Marijuana License
    MILFORD, MA-Milford-based Sira Naturals has been named the first business in Massachusetts to be awarded a license to grow adult-use cannabis in the state, according to multiple reports. The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission met with Sira Naturals on Thursday in a public hearing to address an application for its cultivation facility in Milford.
    https://patch.com

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