2 hours ago

Blossom Bar Marries Sichuan and South American Flavors

Sichuan Garden at 295 Washington Street in Brookline reopened at the beginning of January with a fresh new face. The Brookline...

    Blossom Bar Marries Sichuan and South American Flavors
    Sichuan Garden at 295 Washington Street in Brookline reopened at the beginning of January with a fresh new face. The Brookline Village favorite still serves Sichuan food but with the liquid help of Blossom Bar, a 10-seat bar at the entrance of the restaurant.
    http://www.brooklinehub.com

5 hours ago

A GoFundMe has raised more than $45,000 for t...

A GoFundMe has raised more than $45,000 for the girl.

    Falmouth Dog Mauling: Community Rallies For Infant
    FALMOUTH, MA - A Falmouth infant is on the mend after she was attacked and seriously injured by her family's pit bull terrier. The incident happened January 7; police said the infant's father was forced to kill the dog to stop the attack. The infant, Remmy Goulart, suffered serious facial injuries.
    https://patch.com

7 hours ago

Don't miss this! Snowflake Festival and Open ...

Don't miss this! Snowflake Festival and Open House This Saturday in #Brooklnei thanks to the folks over at the Brookline Arts Center

    Snowflake Festival and Open House
    Free art activities for all ages! BAC's annual Snowflake Festival and Open House Saturday, January 20, 1:00-3:00pm Join us for a wonderful, winter-inspired afternoon filled with artwork, activities and fun for all ages! Stroll through our studio spaces and try out exciting projects in mixed media, comic creation, jewelry making, 3D sculpture and more!
    https://patch.com

7 hours ago

Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indu...

Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indulging in the 'Water of Life'. Come and join us for a Dram Session each Friday and Saturday at 9pm onwards when we present four different Single Malts and give you the lowdown on each one. You can join us at the cask or enjoy them at your table. Lowland/Highland/Speyside/Islay - a Journey through taste and time! YOU CAN GET TICKETS HERE http://thehavenjp.com/2018/01/dram-night-friday-and-saturday-2/

    DRAM NIGHT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
    Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indulging in the 'Water of Life'. Come and join us for aDram Session each Friday and Saturday at 9pm onwards when we present four different Single Malts and give you the lowdown on each one. You can join us at the cask or enjoy them at your table.
    http://thehavenjp.com

9 hours ago

Hearing, possible bill may flow from new Net Neutrality Committee

The Massachusetts Senate created a special committee Thursday to develop legislation in response to the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal net neutrality rules.Led by Sen. Cynthia Creem, the Special Committee on Net Neutrality and Consumer Protection plans to hold a hearing Feb. 6 and has invited Attorney General Maura Healey to testify alongside other government officials, consumer advocacy groups and industry representatives.In December, the FCC [...]

    Hearing, possible bill may flow from new Net Neutrality Committee
    The Massachusetts Senate created a special committee Thursday to develop legislation in response to the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal net neutrality rules. Led by Sen. Cynthia Creem, the Special Committee on Net Neutrality and Consumer Protection plans to hold a hearing Feb.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

10 hours ago

The second-oldest (still running) restaurant ...

The second-oldest (still running) restaurant in Boston is up for sale!

    Iconic Boston Restaurant For Sale
    BOSTON, MA - Boston's second-oldest restaurant (that's still running) is up for sale. Jacob Wirth, a German restaurant and beer hall, has sat in the Theater District for 150 years. And it could be yours for a little over $1 million.
    https://patch.com

11 hours ago

Only about 500 North Atlantic right whales ar...

Only about 500 North Atlantic right whales are left on the planet. This week, 15 were spotted in Cape Cod Bay.

    Rare Right Whales Spotted In Cape Cod Bay
    PROVINCETOWN, MA - There are only about 500 North Atlantic right whales left on the planet. This week, 15 of the ocean behemoths were spotted in Cape Cod Bay - an encouraging sign for the species' continued survival. The sightings were recorded during an flyover by the Center for Coastal Studies, a Provincetown-based nonprofit.
    https://patch.com

11 hours ago

Marijuana regulator "misspoke," Cannabis commission has contacted U.S. Attorney Lelling

As it turns out, the Cannabis Control Commission actually has reached out to the federal prosecutor who has the power to turn the state's nascent cannabis industry on its head and connected with his office Thursday morning.CCC Chairman Steven Hoffman apparently "misspoke" when he said Wednesday that the commission had not sought to connect with U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling's office and was still discussing as a commission whether it should at all. [...]

    Marijuana regulator "misspoke," Cannabis commission has contacted U.S. Attorney Lelling
    As it turns out, the Cannabis Control Commission actually has reached out to the federal prosecutor who has the power to turn the state's nascent cannabis industry on its head and connected with his office Thursday morning. CCC Chairman Steven Hoffman apparently "misspoke" when he said Wednesday that the commission had not sought to connect with U.S.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

11 hours ago

Officials bond around Boston area's pitch to host Amazon headquarters

With the Boston area one step closer to landing Amazon's massive second headquarters, the mayor and top state leaders celebrated Thursday and indicated they plan to involve themselves in the next steps of the process.The internet behemoth announced Thursday that Boston was selected as one of 20 locations that Amazon will consider further as it seeks a place to invest $5 billion in construction to build a headquarters that is expected to employ as many as 50,000 people with "high- [...]

    Officials bond around Boston area's pitch to host Amazon headquarters
    With the Boston area one step closer to landing Amazon's massive second headquarters, the mayor and top state leaders celebrated Thursday and indicated they plan to involve themselves in the next steps of the process.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

11 hours ago

State money helps Brookline, other Massachusetts communities save the environment

When more than 200 communities across the state take small steps to become more energy efficient, the cumulative impact can be significant. As a Green Community, Brookline is contributing to that impact. In December, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources accepted 25 new cities and towns into the state’s Green Communities program, an initiative that provides grants to municipalities that adopt a series of energy efficiency policies and set a goal of reducing their [...]

    State money helps Brookline, other Massachusetts communities save the environment
    When more than 200 communities across the state take small steps to become more energy efficient, the cumulative impact can be significant. As a Green Community, Brookline is contributing to that impact.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

12 hours ago

Hold on one second ... another MA city is bei...

Hold on one second ... another MA city is being included within the Boston bid.

    Somerville Among Amazon HQ Finalists
    SOMERVILLE, MA - Somerville's bid for the new $5 billion Amazon headquarters is on the online retail juggernaut's short list, a spokesperson for the company told the Boston Herald. Greater Boston was named one of 20 finalists for the project Thursday; the company said it will consider proposals from both Somerville and Boston under that umbrella.
    https://patch.com

12 hours ago

Yep. Still shuttles.

Yep. Still shuttles.

    Green Line Delays, Power Outages Persist: MBTA
    BROOKLINE, MA - Since early this morning the Green Line branches of the T have had a tough go of it. Power outages have forced the Green line to take to shuttle buses between Kenmore to Cleveland Circle and on the D branch between Kenmore and Fenway due to a power problem at Coolidge Corner.
    https://patch.com

13 hours ago

A woman who grew up in Brookline passed away ...

A woman who grew up in Brookline passed away unexpectedly, and officials are saying it was because of Flu complications. :(

    Swampscott Music Teacher Dies Of Flu Complications
    SWAMPSCOTT, MA - A longtime Swampscott music teacher died Wednesday because of complications from the flu, according to school district officials. Phyllis Gotlib, 68, fell "unexpectedly ill over the weekend," Swampscott Superintendent Pamela Angelakis wrote in a letter. Gotlib had been a fixture in the school system since 1999.
    https://patch.com

13 hours ago

Here's an update to this story from last year...

Here's an update to this story from last year: https://trib.al/vtSIul3

    NH Man Pleads Guilty To 2-State Bank Robbery Spree
    CONCORD, NH - A former Laconia resident has pleaded guilty in federal court to seven bank robberies in 2016 and 2017, in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Chaka Meredith, 42, offered the plea on Jan. 18, 2018, acting U.S. Attorney John Farley noted in a press statement.
    https://patch.com

13 hours ago

The victim was just 27.

The victim was just 27.

    Worker Killed In Gloucester Construction Accident: Reports
    BEVERLY, MA - A worker was killed in a construction accident in Gloucester on Thursday, NBC is reporting. According to a spokeswoman for the Essex District Attorney's Office confirmed the 27-year-old man died while working at 23 Nashua Ave. The victim's name has not been released.
    https://patch.com

15 hours ago

This would be a unique business to own! JP Kn...

This would be a unique business to own! JP Knit & Stitch is for sale

    This Ain't No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale
    Do you love yarn and have always wanted your own knitting business? Here's your opportunity because JP Knit & Stitch is for sale. "Our five year lease is up and this seems like the perfect opportunity to transition ownership of the shop.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

15 hours ago

What's a parking space in Brookline worth to ...

What's a parking space in Brookline worth to you? This might make you feel a liiiitle like trading in for a bike.

    What $45K Buys In Brookline: A Parking Space
    BROOKLINE, MA - We knew housing and business rent in Brookline wasn't cheap and we knew parking was an issue around town but combine the two and you have a parking space that will cost you $44,500 to buy or about $3,708 a month (plus shared plowing fees).
    https://patch.com

17 hours ago

Amazon today said Boston is one of 20 finalis...

Amazon today said Boston is one of 20 finalists for its new second headquarters:

    Amazon HQ2: Boston Among Finalists
    BOSTON, MA - Amazon has selected Boston as one of 20 finalists for its new headquarters, the company announced Thursday. Boston officials in recent months have lobbied heavily for the online retail giant to build its second headquarters in the city.
    https://patch.com

19 hours ago

How to not lose your local news.

How to not lose your local news.

    How To Keep Local News From The Patch In Your Facebook Feed
    You've likely heard by now that Facebook will make several changes to its News Feed over the next few months in an effort to increase personal connections on the social media platform. That means you'll start to see more posts from your friends and family.
    https://patch.com

19 hours ago

This Ain’t No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/18/jp-knit-stitch-is-for-sale/30188)

    This Ain't No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale
    Do you love yarn and have always wanted your own knitting business? Here's your opportunity because JP Knit & Stitch is for sale. "Our five year lease is up and this seems like the perfect opportunity to transition ownership of the shop.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

20 hours ago

A power problem is causing disruption to part...

A power problem is causing disruption to parts of service on multiple branches.

    Buses Replace Service On 3 Green Line Branches
    BOSTON, MA - Shuttle buses have replaced parts of the Green Line C, D and E branches Thursday morning, according to the MBTA. The disruption to service is the result of a power problem on the C and D branches, the agency said.
    https://patch.com

28 hours ago

A woman texted her friend who called 911 sayi...

A woman texted her friend who called 911 saying a man she had recently met was holding her against her will.

    Police Nab Driver On I-95 When Woman Says He Won't Let Her Out
    EASTON, MA - A Canton man who his passenger claimed was holding her against his will was stopped by police on I-95 and arrested Wednesday afternoon. State Police said the 40-year-old suspect is not being charged with kidnapping, but with threats to commit a crime and unlicensed operation.
    https://patch.com

29 hours ago

We knew it was expensive to buy a house in to...

We knew it was expensive to buy a house in town but... this: How much is your parking space worth?

    What $45K Buys In Brookline: A Parking Space
    BROOKLINE, MA - We knew housing and business rent in Brookline wasn't cheap and we knew parking was an issue around town but combine the two and you have a parking space that will cost you $44,500 to buy or about $3,708 a month (plus shared plowing fees).
    https://patch.com

30 hours ago

Best Burger Bar is hosting Karaoke Night with...

Best Burger Bar is hosting Karaoke Night with The People’s Karaoke in #BrooklineVillage Tomorrow is night one. #whatcouldpossiblygowrong? https://patch.com/massachusetts/brookline/calendar/event/20180118/283741/best-burger-bar-hosts-karaoke-night-with-the-people-s-karaoke

    Best Burger Bar Hosts Karaoke Night with The People's Karaoke
    Been feeling like you've needed to get your song on? Best Burger Bar in Brookline Village is here to help: It's Karaoke Night every Thursday starting Thursday, January 18. Best Burger Bar and The People's Karaoke are bringing all your favorite songs to Brookline Village.
    https://patch.com

31 hours ago

Vistaprint, based in Waltham, is apologizing ...

Vistaprint, based in Waltham, is apologizing after a gay couple sued when they got something shocking in place of their wedding programs.

    Gay Couple Sues Vistaprint For 'Anti-Gay' Flyers Before Wedding
    WALTHAM, MA - Vistaprint is apologizing to a gay couple who is suing the printing giant after the couple found religious literature they felt targeted them for being gay in place of wedding programs they ordered.
    https://patch.com

33 hours ago

The former police sergeant also told TSA secu...

The former police sergeant also told TSA security his friend - who has a criminal record - was a "dignitary" in an attempt to scoot him past screening.

    Ex-BPD Sergeant Sentenced For Flying Armed, Lying To TSA
    BOSTON, MA - A longtime Boston Police supervisor will avoid jail time in his sentence for repeatedly lying so he could fly armed and telling TSA his friend - who has a criminal record - was a "dignitary" in order to skip security screening at Logan Airport. Bruce E.
    https://patch.com

34 hours ago

The quarterback was limited in practice and s...

The quarterback was limited in practice and spent the afternoon with team doctors instead of the media.

    Tom Brady Sent To Patriots Medical Team; Appears On Injury Report
    FOXBOROUGH, MA - What's wrong with Tom Brady? Whatever it is, it caused him to spend the afternoon with doctors, rather than members of the media. Brady's media availability was canceled today, with the team announcing that he is with the medical staff. The reason why he was with the medical experts was not disclosed.
    https://patch.com

35 hours ago

A Jamaica Plain resident was named the admini...

A Jamaica Plain resident was named the administrator for the Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award

    JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award
    Jamaica Plain resident Pamela D. Waterman has been named Book Award Administrator for the inaugural Museum of African-American History (MAAH) Stone Book Award, which will honor non-fiction literature that celebrates African American history and culture. The award, which includes a $25,000 pri
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

36 hours ago

How much snow - if any - fell around you?

Check out this interactive map to find out how much snow has fallen in or near your community. Totals will be updated occasionally throughout the day.

    How much snow - if any - fell around you?
    Check out this interactive map to find out how much snow has fallen in or near your community. Totals will be updated occasionally throughout the day.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

37 hours ago

Tomorrow there will be a celebration of Jamai...

Tomorrow there will be a celebration of Jamaica Pond Park with a discussion about a new pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates and a new path around Jamaica Pond

    New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting
    Two grants that will fund the creation of a new path around Jamaica Pond and a pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates into Jamaica Pond Park will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday night. The grants will also provide funding for landscaping. The Jane Addams-Ellen Swallow Richards-Harriet
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

39 hours ago

What would YOU like to see at the old LadyGra...

What would YOU like to see at the old LadyGrace spot?

    Sweetgreen Will Not Take Over Lady Grace Spot In Brookline
    BROOKLINE, MA - It's not happening. This September, Lady Grace's flagship store announced it was closing up shop after decades in Coolidge Corner. Their lease was up and the landlord had found a way to make more money it turned out.
    https://patch.com

39 hours ago

Because looks really do matter when it comes ...

Because looks really do matter when it comes to cabinetry.

    How Much It Really Costs To Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets
    Cabinets can make or break the entire kitchen. Sometimes, they need a full-fledged facelift to enhance the kitchen's functionality and aesthetic. Other times, a fresh coat a paint will do the trick. If your cabinets are in need of an update, you have a few options.
    https://patch.com

40 hours ago

Not as bad as recent storms, at least.

Not as bad as recent storms, at least.

    MA Snow Updates: Morning Storm's Impact
    A Wednesday morning storm hit Massachusetts the hardest mostly outside of 495, and all things considered the impact has been considerably less than that of some recent storms. The steadiest snow has moved to Eastern Mass., where it will persist into the afternoon, the National Weather Service said around 10:20 a.m.
    https://patch.com

43 hours ago

New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/17/new-pedestrian-walk-path-around-pond-being-discussed-at-celebration-of-jamaica-pond-park-meeting/30244)

    New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting
    Two grants that will fund the creation of a new path around Jamaica Pond and a pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates into Jamaica Pond Park will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday night. The grants will also provide funding for landscaping. The Jane Addams-Ellen Swallow Richards-Harriet
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/16/letter-mildred-c-hailey-tenant-organization-thanks-law-enforcement-for-recent-drug-and-gun-arrests/30278)

    Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests
    In partnership and unity, communities find the strength to uplift. Our community, the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain personifies this. On Monday, January 8th, a large-scale arrest involving our community took place in the culmination of a two-year investigation. It is an important ste
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Police can't arrest the suspected attacker be...

Police can't arrest the suspected attacker because he's hospitalized in serious condition.

    Driver In Serious Crash After Stabbing Woman: Police
    DRACUT, MA - Police have issued a warrant for a Dracut man after he allegedly stabbed a woman in town early Tuesday morning. The man is hospitalized in serious condition after being in a car accident shortly after the stabbing, which left the victim with serious injuries.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

The president of the tenant organization for ...

The president of the tenant organization for the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments thanked Boston Police and the FBI for their recent two-year investigation.

    Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests
    In partnership and unity, communities find the strength to uplift. Our community, the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain personifies this. On Monday, January 8th, a large-scale arrest involving our community took place in the culmination of a two-year investigation. It is an important ste
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

The NBA Hall of Famer was one of the great Ce...

The NBA Hall of Famer was one of the great Celtics of all time.

    Celtics Legend Jo Jo White Dead At 71
    BOSTON, MA - NBA Hall of Fame and Celtics legend JoJo White died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, according to multiple reports. He was 71. White is considered by many as one of the great all-time Celtics. A seven-time All-Star and two-time champion with Boston, he was a key part of the 1974 and 1976 NBA championships.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

He was convicted of assaulting a 67-year-old ...

He was convicted of assaulting a 67-year-old man. Now he's charged with killing an 83-year-old man just days prior in the same spot.

    Cambridge Man Charged In Fatal Belle Isle Marsh Assault
    A Cambridge man who had previously been convicted of assaulting an elderly man at the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation has been charged with the fatal assault of an 83-year-old man at the same location just days prior. Michael Bruzzese, 52, has been charged with manslaughter and unarmed robbery of a person over 60 in the May 29, 2016 assault on Daniel Pepe.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

More bad news for the state's largest company...

More bad news for the state's largest company after being wooed here by more than $150 million in tax breaks and incentives.

    General Electric May Break Up As Stocks Continue To Plummet
    BOSTON, MA - The largest company in Massachusetts could soon look a lot different. General Electric Co. stocks plummeted Tuesday after CEO John Flannery said the newly Boston-based company is taking a fresh look its structure, which could involve major GE divisions becoming separately traded units.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Wednesday storm to bring rain, several inches of snow to Massachusetts

Winter storm warnings have been issued for much of the state ahead of a storm that will bring rain to some parts of the state tomorrow and about a half-foot of snow to others.

    Wednesday storm to bring rain, several inches of snow to Massachusetts
    Winter storm warnings have been issued for much of the state ahead of a storm that will bring rain to some parts of the state tomorrow and about a half-foot of snow to others.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

It appears most of the state can expect 8 inc...

It appears most of the state can expect 8 inches. Here's the timeline of tomorrow's storm.

    MA Weather Forecast: Wednesday Storm Looking Worse
    The storm that will likely bring "a good thump of snow" is expected to arrive overnight, the National Weather Service said. That means plenty of precipitation for the Wednesday morning commute, and up to 8 inches in most of the state by the end of the day.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Brookline MLK celebration looks beyond the icon, to King the radical

Monday’s freezing temperatures did not dissuade Brookline community members from attending the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Attendees packed the Coolidge Corner Theatre for the afternoon event, which featured speakers including Brookline’s Poet Laureate Zvi Sesling, literary performer Regie Gibson and Brookline High senior Carolum Parker-Fairbain. With this year’s theme being “The Radical King: The Fierce Urgency of Now” the [...]

    Brookline MLK celebration looks beyond the icon, to King the radical
    Monday's freezing temperatures did not dissuade Brookline community members from attending the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Attendees packed the Coolidge Corner Theatre for the afternoon event, which featured speakers including Brookline's Poet Laureate Zvi Sesling, literary performer Regie Gibson and Brookline High senior Carolum Parker-Fairbain.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

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https://trib.al/BPJCdIW

    Accenture Hiring 400 For New Boston Boost
    BOSTON, MA - Consulting giant Accenture will reveal Tuesday morning one of its "innovation hubs" in the Back Bay, bringing with it an extra 400 tech jobs around Boston by 2020. Accenture's "hub" is at the new tower at 888 Boylston St., the company was set to announce at a morning press conference attended by Gov.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History’s Inaugural Book Award

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/16/jp-resident-named-administrator-for-museum-of-african-american-historys-inaugural-book-award/30182)

    JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award
    Jamaica Plain resident Pamela D. Waterman has been named Book Award Administrator for the inaugural Museum of African-American History (MAAH) Stone Book Award, which will honor non-fiction literature that celebrates African American history and culture. The award, which includes a $25,000 pri
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz’s Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/15/read-state-sen-chang-diazs-impassioned-speech-for-criminal-justice-reform-at-mlk-day-breakfast/30259)

    Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz's Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast
    At the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast held in Boston, state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz passionately called for the passing of a bill that would provide criminal justice reform, such as no mandatory minimum prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenses throughout the Commonwealth. Governor Ch
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Billerica Shawsheen Tech hosts rededication of technology shop

Superintendent/Director Timothy Broadrick welcomed more than 30 guests into the machine technology shop at Shawsheen Valley Regional Technical High School on Dec. 19 for the rededication of the shop following a capital investment program with funds provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Attendees heard remarks from State Rep. James Miceli, Rep. Kenneth Gordon, Sen. Cindy Friedman, along with Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash. This rededication and ribbon- [...]

    Billerica Shawsheen Tech hosts rededication of technology shop
    Superintendent/Director Timothy Broadrick welcomed more than 30 guests into the machine technology shop at Shawsheen Valley Regional Technical High School on Dec. 19 for the rededication of the shop following a capital investment program with funds provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attendees heard remarks from State Rep. James Miceli, Rep.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

3 days ago

Read: State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz called upon...

Read: State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz called upon her fellow legislators and the governor to pass legislation that would reform the criminal justice system. The bill would remove mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenses.

    Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz's Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast
    At the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast held in Boston, state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz passionately called for the passing of a bill that would provide criminal justice reform, such as no mandatory minimum prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenses throughout the Commonwealth. Governor Ch
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

The plane was hauling 166 passengers at the t...

The plane was hauling 166 passengers at the time.

    Plane Collides With De-Icing Truck At Logan International Airport
    BOSTON, MA - An airplane carrying 166 passengers at Logan International Airport collided with a de-icing truck as the plane was heading to take off, officials said. Alaska Airlines Flight 33 had been on a taxiway preparing to depart for Portland International Airport in Oregon at the time of the collision on Monday afternoon, the airline said in a statement.
    https://patch.com

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