34 min 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

45 min 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

1 hour 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

1 hour 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

1 hour 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

3 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

3 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

5 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

16 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

17 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

18 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

19 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

21 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

22 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

23 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

24 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

26 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

27 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

28 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

28 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

29 hours ago

Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner ...

Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and let the beauty of our lush courtyard warm you during the cold of winter. Awaken your senses today: http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and let the beauty of our lush courtyard warm you during the cold of winter. Awaken your senses today: http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y
    https://www.facebook.com

31 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

38 hours 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

40 hours 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

43 hours 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

44 hours 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

44 hours 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

44 hours ago

Mayor Walsh announces call to student artists to participate in performance art contest recognizing black history in Boston

Donna Summer childhood home (16 Parker Hill Ave., Mission Hill, not open to the public)

This article has 7 other Boston locations (Show)

A. Philip Randolph Statue(Back Bay MBTA Station, 45 Dartmouth St., Back Bay)

Bruce C. Bolling Building (2300 Washington St., Roxbury)

Haley House (2302 Washington St., Roxbury)

Harriet Tubman Memorial (Harriet Tubman Park, Pembroke St. and Columbus Ave., South End)

National Center of Afro-American Artists (300 Walnut Ave., Roxbury, free of charge for contest participants)

South End Technology Center @ Tent City (359 Columbus Ave., South End)

William Monroe Trotter House (97 Sawyer Ave., Dorchester, not open to the public)

    Mayor Walsh announces call to student artists to participate in performance art contest recognizing black history in Boston
    BOSTON - Monday, January 15, 2018 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today in partnership with the Mayor's Office of Diversity, Arts and Culture, Boston Public Schools and media partner Boston25 announced an open call for student artists to submit artwork inspired by landmarks related to Black history in Boston, in honor of Black History Month this February.
    http://sampan.org

46 hours 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

47 hours 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

Black History Month art contest

Donna Summer childhood home (16 Parker Hill Ave., Mission Hill, not open to public)

This article has 7 other Boston locations (Show)

A. Philip Randolph Statue (Back Bay MBTA Station, 45 Dartmouth Street, Back Bay)

Bruce C. Bolling Building (2300 Washington St., Roxbury)

Haley House (2302 Washington St., Roxbury)

Harriet Tubman Memorial (Harriet Tubman Park, Pembroke St. and Columbus Ave., South End)

National Center of Afro-American Artists (300 Walnut Ave., Roxbury, free of charge for contest participants)

South End Technology Center at Tent City (359 Columbus Ave., South End)

William Monroe Trotter House (97 Sawyer Ave., Dorchester, not open to public)

    Black History Month art contest
    Do you make music? Are you a poet? Do you express yourself through dance or theater? What places in Boston come to mind when you think about black history? Where do you go for inspiration?From February 1 through February 16, we want you to visit one or more places related to Boston's black history and submit artwork inspired by them.
    https://www.boston.gov

2 days ago

Call for student artists for art contest recognizing Black History Month

Donna Summer childhood home (16 Parker Hill Ave., Mission Hill, not open to the public)

This article has 7 other Boston locations (Show)

A. Philip Randolph Statue(Back Bay MBTA Station, 45 Dartmouth St., Back Bay)

Bruce C. Bolling Building (2300 Washington St., Roxbury)

Haley House (2302 Washington St., Roxbury)

Harriet Tubman Memorial (Harriet Tubman Park, Pembroke St. and Columbus Ave., South End)

National Center of Afro-American Artists (300 Walnut Ave., Roxbury, free of charge for contest participants)

South End Technology Center @ Tent City (359 Columbus Ave., South End)

William Monroe Trotter House (97 Sawyer Ave., Dorchester, not open to the public)

    Call for student artists for art contest recognizing Black History Month
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh today in partnership with the Mayor's Office of Diversity, Arts and Culture, Boston Public Schools and media partner Boston25 announced an open call for student artists to submit artwork inspired by landmarks related to Black history in Boston, in honor of Black History Month this February.The purpose of the art contest is to inspire Boston students to celebrate the city's Black history and envision themselves as future contributors, in the spirit of the many great Black historical figures that shaped the city we have today.
    https://www.boston.gov

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

https://trib.al/BPJCdIW

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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 days ago

A winter storm watch has been issued for most...

A winter storm watch has been issued for most of Massachusetts.

    MA Weather Forecast: Snow Estimates Rising For Midweek Storm
    The snowfall totals expected for a storm arriving Tuesday and persisting into Wednesday have increased, prompting a winter storm watch for much of Massachusetts. Up to 8 inches have been forecast in about half of the state. The high totals are expected in the north and west parts of the state.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

Ice cream on Sundays and water from the Charles: A look at Brookline's oldest laws

Centuries after Brookline was established, it is easy to take for granted what makes Brookline, Brookline - from the representative Town Meeting to the layout of the roads. Sitting in the town clerk’s digital files is a database of special acts and petitions the town has accepted over the years, with some of the oldest accepted pieces of legislation dating to the 1850s. Though one of his predecessors started the archive on hard copy, Town Clerk Patrick Ward transferred it [...]

    Ice cream on Sundays and water from the Charles: A look at Brookline's oldest laws
    Centuries after Brookline was established, it is easy to take for granted what makes Brookline, Brookline - from the representative Town Meeting to the layout of the roads. Sitting in the town clerk's digital files is a database of special acts and petitions the town has accepted over the years, with some of the oldest accepted pieces of legislation dating to the 1850s.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

3 days ago

Billerica Shawsheen Tech hosts rededicated 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 rededicated 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

Numerous spin-outs and crashes have been repo...

Numerous spin-outs and crashes have been reported on highways south of Boston.

    Route 3 At Standstill After Slick Roads Cause Crashes
    PLYMOUTH, MA - Route 3 has multiple standstills south of Boston after several crashes were reported. The roads have frozen over on some highways, including Route 3 and Route 44, where numerous spin-outs and crashes are being reported by police. The following screenshot was taken just before 2 p.m.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

Some harsh words on MLK Jr. Day in response t...

Some harsh words on MLK Jr. Day in response to Trump's alleged comments many have called racist.

    MA Senators Decry 'Racist' Trump, Encourage Fighting Back
    BOSTON, MA - One Massachusetts U.S. Senator called President Donald Trump a "racist bully" and the other decried his "racist actions" in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast Monday morning. The comments come days after Trump allegedly used vulgar language to describe El Salvador and African nations and asked why America would want more Haitians.
    https://patch.com

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