4 hours ago

Wowsers.

Wowsers.

    NASA Satellite Captures Cape Cod Iced Over
    BARNSTABLE, MA - A NASA satellite recently captured dramatic images of Cape Cod and other parts of the Northeast iced over after a record cold snap this month. The "bomb cyclone" system dumped snow over a 1,000-mile swath of the Eastern Seaboard, from Florida up to Maine.
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8 hours ago

Feeling like Italian? Here's another Italian ...

Feeling like Italian? Here's another Italian option for you in Brookline.

    Grassona's Italian Kitchen Is Open
    BROOKLINE, MA - Fairsted Kitchen? What Fairsted Kitchen? Grassona's the family friendly Italian Kitchen is now open in Washington Square. Here's a sneak peek. The owner Steve (who grew up in Brookline and graduated from BHS) says the cozy Italian joint is an evolution for him.
    https://patch.com

8 hours ago

Brookline Select Board appoints Superintendent Mark Morgan as Acting Chief of Police

For the first time in 23 years Brookline will soon have a new police chief. Tomorrow, Superintendent Mark Morgan will step into a new role as Acting Chief of Police for Brookline, replacing Daniel O’Leary, who is retiring after more than 40 years of service – with 23 of those years spent as chief.On Jan. 16 the Select Board appointed Morgan to the position. The appointment takes effect on Jan. 20. [...]

    Brookline Select Board appoints Superintendent Mark Morgan as Acting Chief of Police
    For the first time in 23 years Brookline will soon have a new police chief. Tomorrow, Superintendent Mark Morgan will step into a new role as Acting Chief of Police for Brookline, replacing Daniel O'Leary, who is retiring after more than 40 years of service - with 23 of those years spent as chief.On Jan.
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8 hours ago

The 2017 march drew 175,000 to the Boston Com...

The 2017 march drew 175,000 to the Boston Common the day after President Trump's inauguration.

    Cambridge 2018 Women's March Planned For Saturday
    CAMBRIDGE, MA - The founders of a movement that last year brought a throng of women to the streets of Washington, D.C., and around the country, are planning a repeat demonstration this year, with the main event taking place Jan. 21 in Las Vegas.
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9 hours ago

Snowflake Festival and Open House Tomorrow in...

Snowflake Festival and Open House Tomorrow in #Brookline 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

9 hours ago

Brookline Patch was live.

Grassona's Italian is open now in Washington Square (a sneak peek)

    Brookline Patch
    Grassona's Italian is open now in Washington Square (a sneak peek)
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9 hours ago

Whoa ... https://trib.al/KAVDVuN

Whoa ... https://trib.al/KAVDVuN

    Tom Brady On Hand Injury: 'I'm Not Talking About That'
    FOXBOROUGH, MA - What is the state of Tom Brady's throwing hand? Is he going to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars for the AFC Championship Sunday? Officially, you're not getting any more than the injury report.
    https://patch.com

10 hours ago

State managers asked to prepare for federal government shutdown

Hours before a deadline that could lead to a federal government shutdown, Gov. Charlie Baker suggested Massachusetts would continue running smoothly if the feds do close down operations, although state officials are internally cautioning about "potential challenges.""If this is a short shutdown, I don't believe there will be much disruption of any kind," Baker told reporters after addressing the Massachusetts Municipal Association's annual meeting Friday. "Programs are going to [...]

    State managers asked to prepare for federal government shutdown
    Hours before a deadline that could lead to a federal government shutdown, Gov. Charlie Baker suggested Massachusetts would continue running smoothly if the feds do close down operations, although state officials are internally cautioning about "potential challenges."
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

11 hours ago

Brookline TAB: Letters

Inform citizens about Babcock StreetThe citizens of Brookline needn’t be mathematicians to understand the moral calculus involved in the current debate about Babcock Street reconstruction.In Spring 2017, the non-elected and non-credentialed Transportation Board, disregarding the clear advice of the Fire Chief, gave its final approval to a plan that would have dangerously increased the Fire Department’s response time to emergencies in the Babcock [...]

    Brookline TAB: Letters
    Inform citizens about Babcock StreetThe citizens of Brookline needn't be mathematicians to understand the moral calculus involved in the current debate about Babcock Street reconstruction.In Spring 2017, the non-elected and non-credentialed Transportation Board, disregarding the clear advice of the Fire Chief, gave its final approval to a plan that would have dangerously increased the Fire Department's response time to emergencies in the Babcock Street neighborhoods.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

11 hours ago

Recycling Corner: Empathy

As is typical, many Brookliners showed empathy for our sanitation and recycling crews during and after the “bomb cyclone” on Jan. 4. What a terrific sign of character — to be able to “walk a mile in another person’s steel-toed boots.” This Recycling Corner is for you.The past snowstorm, bracketed by seriously cold temperatures, was a doozy!Households all over Brookline helped our sanitation and recycling crews by shoveling out buried [...]

    Recycling Corner: Empathy
    As is typical, many Brookliners showed empathy for our sanitation and recycling crews during and after the "bomb cyclone" on Jan. 4. What a terrific sign of character - to be able to "walk a mile in another person's steel-toed boots."
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

11 hours ago

Mum's the word, says Tom Brady: https://trib....

Mum's the word, says Tom Brady: https://trib.al/7gD1VaW

    Tom Brady On Hand Injury: 'I'm Not Talking About That'
    FOXBOROUGH, MA - What is the state of Tom Brady's throwing hand? Is he going to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars for the AFC Championship Sunday? Officially, you're not getting any more than the injury report.
    https://patch.com

13 hours ago

Niche says the top school in America is right...

Niche says the top school in America is right here in Massachusetts.

    Top 100 Schools In Massachusetts For 2018: List
    Niche.com has released its latest list of the top 100 schools in Massachusetts, with a twist. The latest rankings include both public and private schools, and elementary, middle and high schools. That means usual top performers like the Massachusetts Academy of Math & Science and Lexington High School have gotten knocked down a couple spots, as Niche favors private schools.
    https://patch.com

14 hours ago

You'll make a killing if you're right, since ...

You'll make a killing if you're right, since Boston is tied for the longest odds.

    Think Boston Gets Amazon? Bet On It
    Think Amazon is coming to Boston? How about you put your money where your mouth is. If you're right, you'll win a boatload. Popular online bookmaker Bovada has released the odds for which of the 20 finalist cities announced Thursday will get Amazon's HQ2.
    https://patch.com

15 hours ago

MONEY: 9 tips for hiring a trustworthy tax preparer

With the tax season underway, Better Business Bureau is encouraging taxpayers to take their time finding and selecting a tax preparer they can trust to avoid mistakes that could result in additional fees or even tax identity theft.BBB received more than 1,394 complaints against tax return preparation businesses across the United States and Canada in 2017. According to BBB Scam Tracker, common complaints state that the tax preparer made errors in their return which resulted in [...]

    MONEY: 9 tips for hiring a trustworthy tax preparer
    With the tax season underway, Better Business Bureau is encouraging taxpayers to take their time finding and selecting a tax preparer they can trust to avoid mistakes that could result in additional fees or even tax identity theft. BBB received more than 1,394 complaints against tax return preparation businesses across the United States and Canada in 2017.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

15 hours ago

The amount of fentanyl seized was worth more ...

The amount of fentanyl seized was worth more than $100,000, police said.

    Giant Undercover Drug Bust At Woburn Hotel: DA
    WOBURN, MA - Two men were arrested for their alleged roles in the sale of more than $100,000 worth of what is believed to be fentanyl to an undercover State Trooper at a local hotel. Middlesex DA Marian Ryan said Manuel Perez, 42, of Lynn, and Juan Santana-Almanzar, 52, or Worcester, were arrested Thursday in connection to drug trafficking.
    https://patch.com

15 hours ago

Wondering what's up with that whole Babcock S...

Wondering what's up with that whole Babcock Street bike lane action? There's a hearing on it Monday. ...

    Brookline's Controversial Babcock St Calming Project Still On
    BROOKLINE, MA - Babcock Street is back in the public eye next week. On Monday evening there's a transportation board meeting at town hall on current traffic calming measures after a series of (ahem) potholes slowed the process down.
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16 hours ago

Pipeline advocates renew calls for expansion as grid operator warns of future blackouts

The debate over pipelines in New England is intensifying as the region’s power grid operator warns of dire scenarios in the future.

    Pipeline advocates renew calls for expansion as grid operator warns of future blackouts
    The debate over pipelines in New England is intensifying as the region's power grid operator warns of dire scenarios in the future. The debate over pipelines in New England is intensifying as the region's power grid operator warns of dire scenarios in the future.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

16 hours ago

School choice has big impact on budgets

Each year, millions of dollars in state funding flows from school system to school system, following students whose parents send them to a neighboring community.

    School choice has big impact on budgets
    Each year, millions of dollars in state funding flows from school system to school system, following students whose parents send them to a neighboring community. Each year, millions of dollars in state funding flows from school system to school system, following students whose parents send them to a neighboring community.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

27 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

29 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

32 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.
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32 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.
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33 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

34 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

34 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

34 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

34 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

35 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

35 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

35 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

35 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

36 hours ago

Brookline Commission for Women shared LWVBroo...

Interested in running in the May 2018 town elections? Please see below (and share with anyone you think should or might be running!) from the LWVBrookline: Back by popular demand! How and Why to Run for Elective Office Workshop Hunneman Hall at the Public Library of Brookline 361 Washington Street, Brookline Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:30 – 8:30 pm Light refreshments at 6:00 pm Sponsored by: League of Women Voters of Brookline Brookline Neighborhood Alliance Town Meeting Members Association This forum is to encourage greater participation and interest in Brookline’s democratic process. Panelists will include people who have held town-wide offices, as well as Town Meeting members, focusing on responsibilities associated with positions up for a vote in the May 2018 election. They will actively engage with attendees interested in running for office. Remember, Democracy is NOT a Spectator Sport!

    LWVBrookline
    LWVBrookline, Brookline, MA. 98 likes · 4 talking about this. The League of Women Voters of Brookline, encourages the informed and active participation in government at every level.
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38 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

40 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

41 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.
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42 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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.
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2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

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