5 min ago

Update: Weekend MBTA work will only be during...

Update: Weekend MBTA work will only be during two upcoming weekends on our side of the Orange Line

    UPDATED: MBTA Weekend Work June 30 to July 8, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Jackson Square
    Editor's note: This article was updated Thursday with revised information from the MBTA. At least it's not on the weekdays. Buses will be replacing MBTA train service from Forest Hills to Jackson Square on the weekends of June 30 and July 7. The disruption in train service is due to track work.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

35 min ago

This morning "The Odessy" cruise ship ran int...

This morning "The Odessy" cruise ship ran into several sailboats in the harbor. It happened to be field trip day for a bunch of 8th graders. (no one was injured, but they will likely remember this experience).

    Boston Harbor Cruise Ship Crashes, Newton 8th Graders Aboard
    NEWTON, MA - This morning a cruise ship full of Newton 8th Graders from Day Middle School hit multiple sailboats in Boston Harbor while leaving the dock, according to Newton school officials. No students were injured in the crash, but the boat had to be towed back to the dock.
    https://patch.com

42 min ago

It’s finally here! Celebrate the summer solst...

It’s finally here! Celebrate the summer solstice tonight at our Third Thursdays: Solstice Soirée. Music, art-making, and conservation discoveries will all make this a memorable and entertaining night. Skip the line and buy your tickets now: http://bit.ly/2sVAWiY

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    It's finally here! Celebrate the summer solstice tonight at our Third Thursdays: Solstice Soirée. Music, art-making, and conservation discoveries will all make this a memorable and entertaining...
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57 min ago

UPDATED: MBTA Weekend Work June 30 to July 8, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Jackson Square

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/20/mbta-weekend-work-june-30-to-july-8/48161)

    UPDATED: MBTA Weekend Work June 30 to July 8, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Jackson Square
    Editor's note: This article was updated Thursday with revised information from the MBTA. At least it's not on the weekdays. Buses will be replacing MBTA train service from Forest Hills to Jackson Square on the weekends of June 30 and July 7. The disruption in train service is due to track work.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

58 min ago

AAA predicting record Independence Day travel

Nearly 47 million getting away for the holiday, 1.1 million from Mass. hitting the road.

    AAA predicting record Independence Day travel
    Nearly 47 million getting away for the holiday, 1.1 million from Mass. hitting the road. A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year and the highest number at any point since 2001.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 hours ago

The adult film star who alleged a one-night a...

The adult film star who alleged a one-night affair with President Trump is touring, and her show is coming to Massachusetts.

    Stormy Daniels Is Performing In MA, And It's Almost Sold Out
    SPRINGFIELD, MA-The porn star who gained notoriety for coming out about an alleged affair with President Trump is touring, and she's making a couple of stops in Massachusetts this weekend. The Mardi Gras Gentlemen's club in Springfield is hosting Stormy Daniels on Friday, June 22, at its location at 91 Taylor St.
    https://patch.com

2 hours ago

The latest on the whole Taam China saga in Br...

The latest on the whole Taam China saga in Brookline.

    Taam China In Brookline Is Closed, But Could Reopen
    BROOKLINE, MA - Taam China will be around for a while but the current corporation behind the restaurant owned by a man who is facing charges of child rape in Weston and charges related to secretly recording women in the Brookline restaurant's bathroom, is about to get a serious makeover, according to the restaurant's attorney.
    https://patch.com

2 hours ago

All funds raised from this weekend's run at J...

All funds raised from this weekend's run at Jamaica Pond will go to the MIRA: Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition.

    Jamaica Plain Benefit Fun Run to Raise $ for Immigrant Advocates on June 24
    A free fundraising fun run to benefit the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) is expected to draw hundreds to Jamaica Pond on June 24. The event is being organized by Jamaica Plain nonprofit Boston For All, a local coalition dedicated to strengthening community bonds and raising money for organizations working to preserve rights.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 hours ago

This is huge: Minimum wage would increase to ...

This is huge: Minimum wage would increase to $15, tipped workers would see more, an annual sales tax, and paid time off.

    Historic Wage Law Could Be Signed Today In MA
    BOSTON, MA - A negotiated compromise raising the minimum wage from $11 to $15 an hour, boosting wages for tipped workers, creating a paid medical and family leave program and scaling back premium pay to those who work Sundays and holidays needs just Gov. Charlie Baker's signature.
    https://patch.com

4 hours ago

The phrase "What were you thinking?" comes to...

The phrase "What were you thinking?" comes to mind.

    Police Pull Over Overflowing Pickup On MA Interstate
    SPRINGFIELD, MA - Motorists can be cited under Chapter 85 section 36 of Mass. General Law for driving with an "unsecured/uncovered load." State Police had to find something to cite this driver for, and apparently "duh!" isn't a law.
    https://patch.com

4 hours ago

Board of appeal hearing

Case: BOA-817264, Address: 33-39 South Huntington   Ward:10 , Applicant: Douglas George

This article has 63 other Boston locations (Show)

Case: BOA-506994, Address: 24-26 Falcon Street, Ward 1 Applicant: Albert J Legee

Case: BOA-464137, Address: 20 Ashburton Place, Ward 3 Applicant: Faros Properties

Case: BOA-615910, Address: 55 West Fifth Street, Ward 6 Applicant: Marc LaCasse, Esq

Case: BOA-834289 Address: 91 Westland Avenue  , Ward 4 Applicant: Parkside Tower LLC (by Forest Properties Management Inc)

Case: BOA-789186  Address: 40 Rugg Road  , Ward 22 Applicant: Rugg Realty Trust by Rugg Road USL, LLC

Case: BOA-789187 Address: 80 Braintree Street  , Ward 22 Applicant: Braintree Realty Trust by Rugg Road USL, LLC

Case: BOA-799949 Address: 183 Savannah Avenue  , Ward 18 Applicant: Bertram Williamson

Case: BOA-799951 Address: 185-187 Savannah Avenue  , Ward 18 Applicant: Bertram Williamson

Case: BOA-821990 Address: 83 Dakota Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: Gideon Davis

Case: BOA-803716 Address: 241-243 Gallivan BLVD  , Ward 17  Applicant: Hermitao Rosa

Case: BOA-740765 Address: 12 Bloomington Street  , Ward 16 Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-740771 Address: 13 Mckone Street   , Ward 16  Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-740773 Address: 15 Mckone Street  , Ward 16 Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-812643 Address: 82 Woodrow Avenue  , Ward 14 Applicant: Boston Housing Stabilization LLC

Case: BOA-812644 Address: 86 Woodrow Avenue   , Ward 14 Applicant: Boston Housing Stabilization LLC

Case: BOA-812645 Address: 97 Woodrow Avenue   , Ward 14  Applicant: Boston Housing Stabilization LLC

Case: BOA-814983 Address: 36 Brookford Street   , Ward 13 Applicant: Robert Bulger

Case: BOA-804162 Address: 35 Nazing Street  , Ward 12 Applicant: Arthur Grupee

Case: BOA-803885  Address: 24 Westminster Avenue   , Ward 11Applicant: Troy Depeiza

Case: BOA-817801 Address: 16 Marmion Street  , Ward 11 Applicant: John Pulgini

Case: BOA-817843 Address: 165 Boylston Street   , Ward 11 Applicant: 165-167 Boylston Street, LLC

Case: BOA-802831 Address: 114 Hampden Street  , Ward 8 Applicant: Stan Walczak

Purpose: Propose 20 ancillary off-street parking for ALT660762 - 11 Newcomb Street. Giving ERT552590 - 1 Newcomb Street 362 SF to build a separate residential building.

Purpose: Propose 20 ancillary off-street parking for ALT660762 - 11 Newcomb Street. Giving ERT552590 - 1 Newcomb Street 362 SF to build a separate residential building.

Case: BOA-670793 Address: 1900 Washington Street  , Ward 8 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Purpose: Existing 9-Units Residential and 1 Commercial Space. Giving 1 Newcomb Street 960 SF to build a separate residential building. Application to document overhang and means of egress to travel through proposed ERT552590 - 1 New-comb St (4'-0" passageway removed).

Case: BOA-815193 Address: 1808 Columbia Road  , Ward 7 Applicant: Robert Swirbalus

Case: BOA-827009 Address: 111 B Street  , Ward  6 Applicant: Steven Petitpas

Case: BOA-814954 Address: 375 Silver Street  , Ward 6  Applicant: Andrew Ruggiero

Case: BOA-822711 Address: 719-721 East Second Street  , Ward 6 Applicant: Timothuy Sheehan

Case: BOA-813877  Address: 441-445 Hanover  , Ward 3 Applicant: Anthony Virgilio

Case: BOA-821741 Address: 15 Snow Hill Street  , Ward 3 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-801566  Address: 24-44 Kneeland Street  , Ward 3  Applicant: Albert Li

Case: BOA-826885 Address: 60 Chappie Street  , Ward  2 Applicant: Jesse MacDonald

...single family detached dwelling as filed on ERT794172 and Lot B shall be known as 486-490 Medford Street  for an attached three family townhouse unit designed building filed under ERT794188

Case: BOA-825473 Address: 173-177 Maverick Street   , Ward  1 Applicant: Maverick Orleans, LLC

...retail spaces and 6 residential units to 1 retail space and 9 residential units See 175 Maverick St. ALT810520 and 177 Maverick St ALT810521, this building to be know as 173-177 Maverick...

...units to 1 retail space and 9 residential units See 175 Maverick St. ALT810520 and 177 Maverick St ALT810521, this building to be know as 173-177 Maverick St. Add a 4th Story...

Case: BOA-745475, Address: 128 Selwyn Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant: David Knudsen

Case: BOA-790909, Address: 15 Whitford Street, Ward 18 Applicant: Patrick Mahoney

Case: BOA-807056, Address: 115 Wheatland Avenue  , Ward  17 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...be subdivided into two equal sized lots where the right side lot will be considered 113 Wheatland Ave and the left side lot will be considered 115 Wheatland Ave. A Single Family attached...

Case: BOA-807998, Address: 141-143 Glenway Street  Ward: 14, Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

Case: BOA-807044, Address: 12 Lorne Street  , Ward 14  Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

Article(s): 60(60-9: Lot width insufficient, Lot frontage insufficient & Building height (# of stories) excessive) Purpose: 21 Angell St, Ward 14 for the terms of the Boston Zoning Code (see Acts of 1956, c. 665) in the following respect: Variance Article(s): 10(10-1)

...attached Home with a party wall located on the lot line between 12 Lorne and 14 Lorne St. This project is apart of the City of Boston's Department of Neighborhood Development (DND...

Case: BOA-708918, Address: 32 Hartwell Street, Ward 12 Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-708914, Address: 34 Hartwell Street, Ward  12 Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-794165 Address: 1948-1950 Washington Street  , Ward 8 Applicant: Michael Ahern

Case: BOA- 735236 Address: 75 G Street , Ward 7 Applicant: Douglas Stefanov

Case: BOA-749878, Address: 76 Easton Street , Ward  22 Applicant: T-Mobile Northeast, LLC

Case: BOA-833291, Address: 279-281 Hanover Street   Ward: 3 , Applicant: Anthony Virgilio

Case: BOA-814496, Address: 72 Montgomery Street  Ward: 4 , Applicant: Jeffrey Klug

Case: BOA-834570, Address: 550 East Seventh Street  Ward: 7, Applicant: Tommy Noto

Case: BOA-827023, Address: 33 Lawley Street  Ward: 16, Applicant: John Pokolske

Case: BOA-827845, Address: 38-42 Hyde Park Avenue  Ward: 19, Applicant: Margaret Pimentel

Case: BOA-833400, Address: 23-25 Chestnut Square  Ward: 19 , Applicant: Wim Dekok

Purpose: Off-Street Parking for 1 Car to be used by 19 - 21 Chestnut Square.

Case: BOA-819905, Address: 160 Russett Road,  Ward: 20, Applicant: Tomasz Adach

Case: BOA-824678, Address: 301-303 Corey Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Michael Kelly

Case: BOA-807547, Address: 211 Roslindale Avenue  Ward: 20, Applicant: Erin Doherty

Case: BOA-806508, Address: 69-71 Fayston Street   Ward: 14 , Applicant: Vargas Dasilveira

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    Board of appeal hearing
    The board will hold a hearing on June 26, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. APPROVAL OF HEARING MINUTES: June 12, 2018 EXTENSION: 9:30a.m. BOARD FINAL ARBITER: 9:30a.m. GCOD: 9:30 a.m. Article(s): 32(32-9) Purpose: Amend ALT542200 lowering concrete slab. CALL OF THE CHAIR:12:00Noon. Article(s): 9(9-2) 51(51-8) Purpose: Change of Occupancy to include Wireless Telecommunications Facility.
    https://www.boston.gov

5 hours ago

Jamaica Plain Benefit Fun Run to Raise $ for Immigrant Advocates on June 24

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/21/jamaica-plain-benefit-fun-run-to-raise-for-immigrant-advocates-on-june-24/48211)

    Jamaica Plain Benefit Fun Run to Raise $ for Immigrant Advocates on June 24
    A free fundraising fun run to benefit the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) is expected to draw hundreds to Jamaica Pond on June 24. The event is being organized by Jamaica Plain nonprofit Boston For All, a local coalition dedicated to strengthening community bonds and raising money for organizations working to preserve rights.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 hours ago

Bus shuttles will replace trains from Forest ...

Bus shuttles will replace trains from Forest Hills to Ruggles on weekends starting this weekend, and going into September

    MBTA Weekends: June 23 to Sept. 9, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Ruggles
    At least it's not on the weekdays. Starting June 23 through September 9, buses will be replacing MBTA train service from Forest Hills to Ruggles on the weekends. The disruption in train service is due to track work, which is starting the weekend of June 23-24 and going through September 8-9, from the start to [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

13 hours ago

Its salad season! Day 3 of 5 days of salads- ...

Its salad season! Day 3 of 5 days of salads- The Food Project has greenhouse tomatoes at the market. Foxboro Cheese Co. is selling burrata. Throw in some herbs and balsamic- the easiest most perfect salad.

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Its salad season! Day 3 of 5 days of salads- The Food Project has greenhouse tomatoes at the market. Foxboro Cheese Co. is selling burrata. Throw in some herbs and balsamic- the easiest most perfect...
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15 hours ago

The suspect who led police on a 100+ MPH chas...

The suspect who led police on a 100+ MPH chase on I-495 before crashing this morning? A 15-year-old, police said.

    Stoughton Teen In 100+ MPH Chase, Crash Will Face Charges
    FOXBOROUGH, MA - A teenager who allegedly led police on a high-speed chase crashed into a utility pole early Wednesday morning after police had given up the chase. The suspect was identified Wednesday afternoon as a 15-year-old from Stoughton. Police said that around 2:44 a.m.
    https://patch.com

16 hours ago

If you're looking to buy in Massachusetts and...

If you're looking to buy in Massachusetts and your budget is under $500,000, check out these attractive options.

    What $500K Gets You In Today's MA Real Estate Market
    Massachusetts real estate isn't cheap, but there's still some affordable gems out there. If you're in the market for a home in Massachusetts and your budget is under $500,000, check out these options. In Weymouth: This home, listed at $435,000, offers water and Boston skyline views from nearly every room and includes a built-in bar for entertaining, multiple decks, an office nook and a master bedroom.
    https://patch.com

18 hours ago

Jamming out like Jimmy Page, this music lesso...

Jamming out like Jimmy Page, this music lesson from 1668 features a multi-neck string instrument that would make any rockstar jealous! 🎸 Image: Workshop of Gerard Ter Borch The Younger, The Music Lesson (detail), about 1668, oil on canvas.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Jamming out like Jimmy Page, this music lesson from 1668 features a multi-neck string instrument that would make any rockstar jealous! 🎸 Image: Workshop of Gerard Ter Borch The Younger, The Music...
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18 hours ago

Once you’ve seen our Museum full of art spann...

Once you’ve seen our Museum full of art spanning centuries and continents, you’ll want to put that inspiration to good use! Drop by the Studio for our weekly Saturday Open Studios to bring out your inner artist. Mark your calendars: http://bit.ly/2JDbZ6j

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Once you've seen our Museum full of art spanning centuries and continents, you'll want to put that inspiration to good use! Drop by the Studio for our weekly Saturday Open Studios to bring out your...
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20 hours ago

Male, female, or...

Male, female, or...

    Is A Third Gender Option Coming To MA Driver's Licenses?
    BEACON HILL, MA - Lawmakers in Massachusetts are mulling a third gender option for driver's licenses and identification cards. The bill, which the state Senate will debate on Thursday, June 28 at the state house, would add an "X" gender option in addition to male and female for IDs.
    https://patch.com

21 hours ago

Below state threshold, Brookline accustomed to 40B applications

With the town below the housing threshold needed for local control, Brookline is no stranger to 40B affordable housing project applications.In the past 5 years alone, there have been 14 40B project proposals.“There have been weeks where we have four hearings,” said Planning and Community Development Director Alison Steinfeld.Currently, Steinfeld estimates 8.89 percent of Brookline’s housing stock is affordable, under the state’s 10 percent [...]

    Below state threshold, Brookline accustomed to 40B applications
    With the town below the housing threshold needed for local control, Brookline is no stranger to 40B affordable housing project applications.In the past 5 years alone, there have been 14 40B project proposals."There have been weeks where we have four hearings," said Planning and Community Development Director Alison Steinfeld.Currently, Steinfeld estimates 8.89 percent of Brookline's housing stock is affordable, under the state's 10 percent threshold.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

22 hours ago

Healthy female adolescents (14-17) needed for...

Healthy female adolescents (14-17) needed for paid neuroimaging research study at BCH in Waltham! https://trib.al/6rSRoeM

    Healthy female adolescents (14-17) needed for paid neuroimaging research study at BCH in Waltham! - Waltham, MA Patch
    Check out the latest community post from one of your neighbors. (The views expressed in this post are the author's own.)
    https://patch.com

23 hours ago

The coffee chain says it's closing locations ...

The coffee chain says it's closing locations in "densely penetrated markets" — could that include the Boston area?

    Starbucks Closing 150 Locations: Are MA Stores At Risk?
    Starbucks, the ubiquitous coffee chain which apparently may be too ubiquitous for its own good, announced late Tuesday it plans to close an anticipated 150 locations by the end of 2019. While the company has not yet said which locations will close, a notice to investors said the closures will affect "underperforming company-operated stores in its most densely penetrated markets" in urban areas.
    https://patch.com

23 hours ago

A sheet was placed over the boy, who was beli...

A sheet was placed over the boy, who was believed to be dead until first responders realized he had started breathing again. (via West Side Chicago Patch)

    Shot Teen Thought Dead By Paramedics Was Still Alive
    CHICAGO, IL - A teen who had been shot in the head multiple times early Monday on the West Side was initially pronounced dead at the scene when he was still alive and breathing. The 17-year-old boy died early Tuesday at Stroger Hospital, according to ABC 7 Chicago.
    https://patch.com

24 hours ago

Haven't experienced Life, Death & Revelry for...

Haven't experienced Life, Death & Revelry for yourself? Here's what the Boston Globe had to say! Our “cosmic” 3D video installation feels, “like you’re looking at the afterlife.” Read on and visit us today: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    At the Gardner, death gets a new lease on life - The Boston Globe
    The Queen of Spain loved it. Napoleon Bonaparte nearly stole it. Pope Pius VII rescued it. And, when it went up for sale in 1897, near its 1,672nd birthday, Isabella Stewart Gardner had to have it.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

24 hours ago

A small plane has crashed in Newbury, accordi...

A small plane has crashed in Newbury, according to reports.

    Plane Down At Plum Island Airport
    Plane Down At Plum Island Airport - Hamilton-Wenham, MA - A plane appears to have went down in the woods in Newbury.
    https://patch.com

24 hours ago

Brookline Patch shared Boston Patch's live vi...

"Enough is enough!" Watch the live rally at the State House in Boston.

    Boston Patch
    Immigration rally
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25 hours ago

The insanely popular Facebook group has 36,00...

The insanely popular Facebook group has 36,000 members. But the man who runs it is now under serious scrutiny.

    Peabody Woman Recounts Shakedown By North Shore Eats Founder
    BEVERLY, MA -- When Greg Bates approached Gina Goodwin about promoting her catering and party planning business on North Shore Eats, it sounded like a good deal. For $150 a month, Bates would let her promote G Parties on the Facebook group, which has 36,000 members who actively discuss restaurants and food-related businesses on the North Shore.
    https://patch.com

25 hours ago

Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Ni...

Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Nights: Life Cycles! This free event features dance, music, and poetry performances inspired by our latest exhibition Life, Death & Revelry. Mark your calendars for this exciting night: http://bit.ly/2JlFjdc

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Nights: Life Cycles! This free event features dance, music, and poetry performances inspired by our latest exhibition Life, Death & Revelry. Mark your...
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25 hours ago

She tried to sit with her bullies at lunch th...

She tried to sit with her bullies at lunch the day before her death. They allegedly told her, "You can't sit here, you have no friends." The next day, the 12-year-old killed herself. (via Parsippany Patch)

    Bullying Of Mallory Grossman, 12, Detailed In Wrongful Death Suit
    ROCKAWAY, NJ - The unrelenting bullying 12-year-old Mallory Grossman allegedly faced in the months leading up to her suicide death is detailed in a wrongful lawsuit filed on Tuesday by the Grossman family against the Rockaway Township Board of Education, administrators, teachers, and faculty.
    https://patch.com

25 hours ago

Five were arrested and set for deportation at...

Five were arrested and set for deportation at the immigration checkpoint in NH over the weekend.

    NH Immigration Checkpoint Nets 5 For Deportation
    WOODSTOCK, NH - Five illegal immigrants were arrested at a New Hampshire immigration checkpoint on Interstate 93 this weekend. The immigrants are from Brazil, China, Ecuador, El Salvador and Mexico and all are set to be deported. The checkpoint was held in Woodstock on the southbound side of the highway about 100 miles from the Canadian border.
    https://patch.com

25 hours ago

Stranger danger: B'Line Fitness holds self-defense workshop for girls, women

It is never too early to channel your inner Lara Croft.Brookline-based B’Line Fitness held a self-defense and awareness workshop for girls, teens and women — from 8-year-olds to their grandmothers — at the Brookline Teen Center June 16.With teacher supervision, even the youngest participants learned the basics of Krav Maga, the [...]

    Stranger danger: B'Line Fitness holds self-defense workshop for girls, women
    It is never too early to channel your inner Lara Croft.Brookline-based B'Line Fitness held a self-defense and awareness workshop for girls, teens and women - from 8-year-olds to their grandmothers - at the Brookline Teen Center June 16.With teacher supervision, even the youngest participants learned the basics of Krav Maga, the Israeli army's popular hand-to-hand combat technique.Jennifer Finkle, who has been a Krav Maga instructor for three years, taught the class
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

27 hours ago

We asked Patch readers to submit pictures of ...

We asked Patch readers to submit pictures of your favorite beaches. And you didn't disappoint.

    MA's Favorite Beaches In Photos
    It was nearly 100 degrees on Monday when we asked you to send in some photos from your favorite beaches. You certainly didn't disappoint. Check out the photos submitted to Patch this week below. And good news: Today's definitely a beach day. Some of the beaches you submitted are truly picturesque...
    https://patch.com

28 hours ago

The 59-year-old allegedly struck multiple veh...

The 59-year-old allegedly struck multiple vehicles in Massachusetts and Rhode Island late Tuesday night. Police had to administer Narcan.

    Drunk, Drugged RI Man Has Chaotic Multi-State Crash Binge
    BLACKSTONE, MA - A Rhode Island man who police said was under the influence of drugs and alcohol struck multiple vehicles while driving on Tuesday night. William Halfelder, 59, of Woonsocket, was charged with a host of crimes. Police responded to Main Street around 9:45 p.m. for reports of crashes.
    https://patch.com

28 hours ago

The suspect allegedly nearly struck a cruiser...

The suspect allegedly nearly struck a cruiser going 100 miles per hour on the highway this morning. Police started a chase, then stopped, then found the car completely mangled.

    Suspect Leads Police On 100+ MPH I-495 Chase, Wrecks Into Pole
    FOXBOROUGH, MA - A suspect that allegedly led police on a high speed chase crashed into a utility pole early Wednesday morning after police had given up the chase. Police said that around 2:44 a.m. the suspect nearly struck a cruiser while blazing down I-495 North at speed of more than 100 miles per hour.
    https://patch.com

29 hours ago

MBTA Weekends: June 23 to Sept. 9, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Ruggles

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/20/mbta-weekends-june-23-to-sept-9-buses-replacing-t-from-forest-hills-to-ruggles)

    MBTA Weekends: June 23 to Sept. 9, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Ruggles
    At least it's not on the weekdays. Starting June 23 through September 9, buses will be replacing MBTA train service from Forest Hills to Ruggles on the weekends. The disruption in train service is due to track work, which is starting the weekend of June 23-24 and going through September 8-9, from the start to [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

29 hours ago

Brookline Police logs: A cyclist attacked and baby cow allegedly spotted

Following are excerpts from the Brookline Police Department log for June 12 to June 17. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.Tuesday, June 12Car spray-painted on Cypress Street: At 8:45 a.m., the police received a call regarding a spray-painted car on Cypress Street.Attempted breaking and entering on Blake Road: At 10:58 a.m., [...]

    Brookline Police logs: A cyclist attacked and baby cow allegedly spotted
    Following are excerpts from the Brookline Police Department log for June 12 to June 17. The log is public record and available for review.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

29 hours ago

Five things to do in Brookline

1. Celebrate the International Day of Yoga and the Summer Solstice with a free outdoor yoga session on June 21. Instructors from local yoga studios will lead the session at Cypress Field. It will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All ages are invited to attend. Participants should bring a mat or towel and are invited to wear black and white for unity. The rain location is across the street at the high school gym.2. Kick off your weekend with food trucks, music and games [...]

    Five things to do in Brookline
    1. Celebrate the International Day of Yoga and the Summer Solstice with a free outdoor yoga session on June 21. Instructors from local yoga studios will lead the session at Cypress Field. It will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All ages are invited to attend.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

38 hours ago

Snow peas! its pea season. The second salad o...

Snow peas! its pea season. The second salad of this week features snow peas from The Food Project, tofu from 21st Century Tofu and shitake mushrooms that Red's Best is selling on behalf of Mycottera Farm.

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Snow peas! its pea season. The second salad of this week features snow peas from The Food Project, tofu from 21st Century Tofu and shitake mushrooms that Red's Best is selling on behalf of Mycottera...
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40 hours ago

So this happened today in the land of the T

So this happened today in the land of the T

    Car Stuck On Green Line Tracks In Brookline
    BROOKLINE, MA - A car is stuck on the Green C Line tracks on Beacon Street, police said Tuesday morning. The car appears to say Bay State Trans. on the side of it. Police said they are removing the vehicle, which is near 1284 Beacon St., but to expect delays.
    https://patch.com

40 hours ago

First American woman to win Boston Marathon i...

First American woman to win Boston Marathon in 33 years to be honored by Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley

    Councilor O'Malley Proclaiming June 20th Des Linden Day, Honoring Boston Marathon Winner
    Desiree Linden was the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, and to honor her, Wednesday will be Des Linden Day in Boston. District 6 Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley will host a meet and greet with Desiree "Des" Linden in Boston City Hall (Curley Room, 5th Floor) from 11 am [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

40 hours ago

This Massachusetts family's video has been vi...

This Massachusetts family's video has been viewed more than 21 million times.

    Guess What Happens To This 'Un-climbable' Pool Ladder
    ATTLEBORO, MA - An Attleboro family is warning other parents that a ladder preventing children from getting into the pool may not be as "un-climbable" as advertised. The Wymans filmed their 2-year-old son Cody scaling the ladder's gate to their above-ground pool to show other parents that kids can make the climb.
    https://patch.com

40 hours ago

Councilor O’Malley Proclaiming June 20th Des Linden Day, Honoring Boston Marathon Winner

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    Councilor O'Malley Proclaiming June 20th Des Linden Day, Honoring Boston Marathon Winner
    Desiree Linden was the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, and to honor her, Wednesday will be Des Linden Day in Boston. District 6 Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley will host a meet and greet with Desiree "Des" Linden in Boston City Hall (Curley Room, 5th Floor) from 11 am [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

40 hours ago

A man tailing two people he said robbed him a...

A man tailing two people he said robbed him at gunpoint began shooting at him on I-93.

    Wakefield Armed Robbery Suspects Shot At Victim On Highway: PD
    WAKEFIELD, MA - Police are searching for two suspects involved in an overnight armed robbery in a Wakefield parking lot. Police Chief Rick Smith said a call came in around 3:30 a.m. from a man who had been robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of 105-109 Hopkins Street.
    https://patch.com

42 hours ago

Can you tell we’re only halfway through clean...

Can you tell we’re only halfway through cleaning? 🌓 This sculpture of Virgin and Child might look a little two-faced now, but soon will be fully restored and back on display in the Long Gallery! Object: Imitator of Antonio Rossellino, Virgin and Child, before 1888, marble.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Can you tell we're only halfway through cleaning? 🌓 This sculpture of Virgin and Child might look a little two-faced now, but soon will be fully restored and back on display in the Long Gallery!...
    https://www.facebook.com

44 hours ago

Mothers Out Front Brookline using “Ghost Trees” to pressure National Grid on gas leaks

On a grassy berm in front of a construction site for a new home on Hammond Street stands a black sign bearing an outline of a white tree with the letters R.I.P. printed across. As if marking a makeshift grave, the sign marks a “ghost tree.”A stroll down Hammond Street from mid-May to mid-June would uncover more than 20 of these ghost trees. A thorough scan of Brookline would [...]

    Mothers Out Front Brookline using "Ghost Trees" to pressure National Grid on gas leaks
    On a grassy berm in front of a construction site for a new home on Hammond Street stands a black sign bearing an outline of a white tree with the letters R.I.P. printed across. As if marking a makeshift grave, the sign marks a "ghost tree."A stroll down Hammond Street from mid-May to mid-June would uncover more than 20 of these ghost trees.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

45 hours ago

Nearly five hours later, I-495 has reopened.

Nearly five hours later, I-495 has reopened.

    Major Interstate Closed For Hours Finally Reopens: Patch PM
    Hello and welcome back. Did you miss any of today's headlines on Patch? We've got you covered with this list of the most share-worthy articles from the Massachusetts Patch network. Damage believed to have been brought on by Monday night's storm started it.
    https://patch.com

45 hours ago

Where does the brains behind The Roaming Food...

Where does the brains behind The Roaming Foodie get his favorite Italian food in Boston? Take a look at his top picks.

    'The Roaming Foodie' Blogger Joey Calcavecchia's Guide To Boston
    Joey Calcavecchia is his name, "roaming the streets to find the best eats" is his game. As the photographer and tastebuds behind @the_roamingfoodie, Calcavecchia scours the Boston restaurant scene and beyond to find the most mouthwatering meals, sharing his deliciously detailed photos with his loyal Instagram followers.
    https://patch.com

45 hours ago

Milford grower in line for first marijuana business license

State marijuana regulators are poised Thursday to grant the state's first legal marijuana business license to a cultivation facility in Milford.An agenda for Thursday's Cannabis Control Commission meeting includes a vote on granting a license to grow between 10,001 and 20,000 square feet worth of marijuana to Sira Naturals, a company that already grows medical marijuana in Milford.If the five-person commission decides to grant Sira Naturals a license, it would be the [...]

    Milford grower in line for first marijuana business license
    State marijuana regulators are poised Thursday to grant the state's first legal marijuana business license to a cultivation facility in Milford. An agenda for Thursday's Cannabis Control Commission meeting includes a vote on granting a license to grow between 10,001 and 20,000 square feet worth of marijuana to Sira Naturals, a company that already grows medical marijuana in Milford.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

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