0 min ago

Get your outdoor plans done early today, beca...

Get your outdoor plans done early today, because some potential downpours and thunderstorms will be rolling through.

    MA Weather Forecast: Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Timeline
    If you've got stuff to do outside today, you should get them done early. A much warmer day than yesterday will also feature some heavy rainfall and potentially thunderstorms, ruining the first official weekend of summer.
    https://patch.com

58 min ago

Drop anchor here. ⚓️

Drop anchor here. ⚓️

    10 Private Islands You Can Buy Right Now
    Reality check-you're probably not a billionaire. The good news? You don't have to be a card-carrying member of the global elite in order to buy your very own island! While isle living isn't free, there are a few land masses surrounded by water that are available at a range of price points-some for not much more than a traditional land-based home.Private island life promises privacy, seclusion, and quietude.
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4 hours ago

INTERACTIVE MAP: Find a Fourth of July celebration near you

Here is a map of Fourth of July activities from the North Shore to the Cape.

    INTERACTIVE MAP: Find a Fourth of July celebration near you
    Here is a map of Fourth of July activities from the North Shore to the Cape. Fourth of July celebrations begin at the end of June and carry on through Wednesday, July 4, with parades, barbecues, fairs and fireworks.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

11 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.
    https://patch.com

11 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.
    https://patch.com

13 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

18 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

19 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

20 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.
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21 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

22 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

22 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

23 hours ago

Isabella loved music from around the world an...

Isabella loved music from around the world and within the United States. Her book by musicologist Henry Edward Krehbiel is one of the first academic examinations of African American music produced in the 20th century! Object: Henry Edward Krehbiel, Afro-American Folk Songs, 1914, printed ink on paper.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella loved music from around the world and within the United States. Her book by musicologist Henry Edward Krehbiel is one of the first academic examinations of African American music produced in...
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24 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

24 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

25 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
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25 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

26 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

33 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

36 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

37 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

38 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

38 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

38 hours ago

It pays to have artists for friends! The lady...

It pays to have artists for friends! The lady on the left is a sketch depicting Isabella as a Madonna of Charity, illustrated by artist and close friend, Anders Zorn. To the right is a photo of the Palazzo Barbaro, her summer home in Venice that sits along the Grand Canal.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    It pays to have artists for friends! The lady on the left is a sketch depicting Isabella as a Madonna of Charity, illustrated by artist and close friend, Anders Zorn. To the right is a photo of the...
    https://www.facebook.com

38 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

39 hours ago

Sound your horns for the lovely Angel’s Trump...

Sound your horns for the lovely Angel’s Trumpet! 🎺 This sculptural bloom has a powerful fragrance and vibrant color that attracts everyone around it. Visit our on-site Greenhouse to experience these beauties.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Sound your horns for the lovely Angel's Trumpet! 🎺 This sculptural bloom has a powerful fragrance and vibrant color that attracts everyone around it. Visit our on-site Greenhouse to experience these...
    https://www.facebook.com

39 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

40 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

42 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

45 hours ago

#FarneseFact See those sparkling details on t...

#FarneseFact See those sparkling details on this figure’s dress? Those aren’t ancient sequins—they’re actually the traces of Egyptian blue pigment that are only visible through visible-induced infrared luminescence. The special light makes the blue appear bright white!

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    FarneseFact See those sparkling details on this figure's dress? Those aren't ancient sequins-they're actually the traces of Egyptian blue pigment that are only visible through visible-induced...
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46 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

46 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

46 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

46 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

47 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

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