2 min ago

Fairs and Festivals in eastern Mass.

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    Fairs and Festivals in eastern Mass.
    Check back for weekly updates. Summer's the time for carnivals, processions, music, fun and much more. July 19-26 CIRCLE THE SQUARE STREET FESTIVAL at Riverside Plaza, 40 Riverside Ave, Medford, on July 19, 3:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Free.
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2 hours ago

Can't sleep? You could count sheep; Or dream ...

Can't sleep? You could count sheep; Or dream of what you could do with a home like this in Cambridge.

    Cambridge Wow: Purple Storefront, 2 Apartments For Sale Under $1M
    CAMBRIDGE, MA -- So have you always wanted to have a small business and live above it? Now, apparently is your chance. A 1,868 sq ft building in all its violet-colored glory just hit the market in Cambridge on Broadway Street. It's zoned for uses as a "BA-1, multi-use residential building" according to the realtor.
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2 hours ago

Plymouth Police chased a car that sped away f...

Plymouth Police chased a car that sped away from them. Now there's a shelter in place as police search for the car.

    Shelter In Place Following Failed Plymouth Traffic Stop: Reports
    PLYMOUTH, MA - Police are searching for a car that sped away from them clocking speeds of more than 100 mph following a failed traffic stop. The car got on Route 3 South and was last seen on Long Pond Road, according to reports.
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3 hours ago

Police said the Massachusetts was found dead ...

Police said the Massachusetts was found dead in Rindge, N.H.

    NH Police Ask Public's Help In 20-Year-Old's Murder
    WINDHAM, NH - New Hampshire State Police are asking the public's help in the case of a 20-year-old Massachusetts man found murdered in Rindge last week. A jogger on July 10 found the body of Brandon Chicklis in a wooded area along Route 119.
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4 hours ago

Police say​ that ​Emanuel Lopes​ was handcuff...

Police say​ that ​Emanuel Lopes​ was handcuffed using Officer Michael Chesna's cuffs.

    Slain Weymouth Officer's Handcuffs Used To Arrest Alleged Killer
    WEYMOUTH, MA - Officer Michael Chesna's handcuffs were used to arrest the man accused of killing him, according to police. Police have distributed a photo that shows Emanuel Lopes handcuffed with what they said are Chesna's cuffs. He is accused of killing Chesna and bystander 77-year-old Vera Adams. Lopes was arraigned in Quincy District Court Tuesady.
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6 hours ago

MAP: Where can you enjoy dinner al fresco this summer? (updated)

Is there a nicer way to enjoy a summer dinner than out on the patio, overlooking a beautiful view, a slight breeze in the air and a margarita or lemonade in your hand?

    MAP: Where can you enjoy dinner al fresco this summer? (updated)
    Is there a nicer way to enjoy a summer dinner than out on the patio, overlooking a beautiful view, a slight breeze in the air and a margarita or lemonade in your hand? Is there a nicer way to enjoy a summer dinner than out on the patio, overlooking a beautiful view, a slight breeze in the air and a margarita or lemonade in your hand?
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8 hours ago

One Hancock Village project receives court approval, other in front of Brookline ZBA

When Brookline Town Meeting struck down an agreement last fall to move forward with the developments at Hancock Village, the two projects set off down separate paths.The developer behind Residences of South Brookline was taken to court, and the Puddingstone Project proceeded before the Zoning Board of Appeals in search of approval.Both projects recently made public [...]

    One Hancock Village project receives court approval, other in front of Brookline ZBA
    When Brookline Town Meeting struck down an agreement last fall to move forward with the developments at Hancock Village, the two projects set off down separate paths.The developer behind Residences of South Brookline was taken to court, and the Puddingstone Project proceeded before the Zoning Board of Appeals in search of approval.Both projects recently made public appearances as Chestnut Hill Realty moves forward with its plan to add housing to Hancock Village.On July 17, the Massachusetts
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8 hours ago

The proposed merger would create the state's ...

The proposed merger would create the state's second biggest healthcare company after Partners HealthCare.

    State Says Lahey-Beth Israel Merger Would Raise Healthcare Costs
    BOSTON, MA -- The states Health Policy Commission released a report Wednesday that said the proposed merger between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health would increase healthcare costs in Massachusetts. The proposed merger, which was approved by the Massachusetts Public Health Council in April, would create the state's second biggest healthcare company after Partners HealthCare.
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8 hours ago

The wheelchair-bound woman was seriously inju...

The wheelchair-bound woman was seriously injuried.

    Elderly NH Woman Fights Off Bear That Broke Into Home
    GROTON, NH - An elderly New Hampshire woman in a wheelchair fought off a bear that broke into her home in the middle of the night Tuesday morning and attacked her. The woman, identified as 71-year-old Apryl Rogers, was seriously injured but expected to survive.
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8 hours ago

If you didn't make it to the meeting in Brook...

If you didn't make it to the meeting in Brookline about the Comm Ave Bridge replacement next steps, you can still make it to the one in Cambridge *tonight*

    Comm Ave Bridge Replacement 2018: What It Means For Cambridge
    CAMBRIDGE, MA - It's getting closer. The Comm Ave Bridge replacement project has been underway for the past year and some change, and now, the second intense phase where they close down the bridge and reroute traffic is upon us, beginning Thursday, July 26 and last until August. 11.
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8 hours ago

The 46-year-old Hudson man died in what is be...

The 46-year-old Hudson man died in what is being called an industrial incident.

10 hours ago

Wendi Winters charged a gunman in her newsroo...

Wendi Winters charged a gunman in her newsroom unarmed; will she receive the Medal of Freedom? (via Annapolis Patch)

    Slain Capital Gazette 'Hero' Deserves Medal Of Freedom: MD Reps
    ANNAPOLIS, MD - Wendi Winters, one of the five slain Capital Gazette employees killed in a mass shooting, should be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for facing down the accused gunman with no more of a weapon than her trash and recycling bins, say the members Maryland's Democratic Congressional delegation.
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11 hours ago

The Tunnel To Towers Foundation is donating $...

The Tunnel To Towers Foundation is donating $100,000 and running a fundraiser to help pay for Officer Michael Chesna's mortgage.

    Charity Group Aims To Pay Off Fallen Weymouth Cop's Mortgage
    WEYMOUTH, MA - A charity group is now spearheading an effort to pay for the mortgage of Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna. The Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation announced Wednesday that they will donate $100,000 towards the mortgage and will help run a fundraiser to pay for the rest.
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12 hours ago

You're invited: "What The Hell Just Happened ...

You're invited: "What The Hell Just Happened To Our Country" w WBUR's Robin Young https://trib.al/5k4H92w

    "What The Hell Just Happened To Our Country" w WBUR's Robin Young
    Steve Almond will be at the Brookline Booksmith in conversation with "Here & Now" co-host Robin Young on July 20. The two will discuss Almond's book "Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country."
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12 hours ago

You're invited: American Car & Truck Day At L...

You're invited: American Car & Truck Day At Larz Anderson Auto Museum https://trib.al/xWgGE9U

    American Car & Truck Day At Larz Anderson Auto Museum
    Larz Anderson Auto Museum for American Car & Truck Day is Sunday! It's a patriotic-themed car show dedicated to the American Automobile. It is the third Museum show of the season and all proceeds benefit the Museum. Show entrants and spectators are encouraged to wear red, white and blue.
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12 hours ago

You're invited: Mystic Drumz World Music Safa...

You're invited: Mystic Drumz World Music Safari Adventure - Putterham Library https://trib.al/0R2upNy

    Mystic Drumz World Music Safari Adventure - Putterham Library
    Learn about cultures and rhythms from around the globe at the Putterham Library. The Friends of the Brookline Public Library are sponsoring the Mystic Drumz World Music Safari Adventure which introduces instruments from different cultures and countries that children get to dance and sing to.
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12 hours ago

The 3-year-old girl was screaming but her par...

The 3-year-old girl was screaming but her parents couldn't hear her. The washer was tumbling and began filling up with water. (via Golden Patch)

    Mom's Warning To Parents After Girl, 3, Gets Stuck In Washer
    A Colorado couple woke up to what can only be described as a parent's worst nightmare. The couple's 3-year-old daughter, Kloe, had become trapped in the family's new washer that was tumbling and had begun filling up with water. The girl's mother, Lindsay McIver, shared the terrifying ordeal in a Facebook post.
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13 hours ago

A look inside the kitchen at Rainbow Sushi af...

A look inside the kitchen at Rainbow Sushi after this morning's fire

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    A look inside the kitchen at Rainbow Sushi after this morning's fire
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13 hours ago

A look at the kitchen at Rainbow Sushi on Har...

A look at the kitchen at Rainbow Sushi on Harvard where the fire started this morning in Brookline.

    Brookline Patch
    A look at the kitchen at Rainbow Sushi on Harvard where the fire started this morning in Brookline.
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13 hours ago

Mobile detailing all vehicles and small odd j...

Mobile detailing all vehicles and small odd jobs, yardwork cleaning outside and inside home etc. https://trib.al/uqcnJ5w

    Mobile detailing all vehicles and small odd jobs, yardwork cleaning outside and inside home etc. - Dedham, MA Patch
    Check out the latest community post from one of your neighbors. (The views expressed in this post are the author's own.)
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13 hours ago

Tuesday's storm saw at least four homes struc...

Tuesday's storm saw at least four homes struck by lightning.

13 hours ago

Some good news, thanks to the keen eyes of a ...

Some good news, thanks to the keen eyes of a passerby in Brookline.

    Passerby Helped Find This Missing Man: Brookline Police
    BROOKLINE, MA - He was missing for almost a week and then Brookline police released a flier with his name on it and asked for folks to be on the lookout for a missing man. Two days later a passerby recognized him and alerted police.
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14 hours ago

Check out the photos from the fire today in B...

Check out the photos from the fire today in Brookline. It doesn't look like Rainbow Sushi will be open for a while. Also, the dental center and the dry cleaners are airing out, though no damage to their shops. Brookline Fire Department were on the scene quick and put out the fire fast.

    Fire On Harvard St Disrupts Coolidge Corner Morning Commute
    BROOKLINE, MA- The 66 MBTA Bus and traffic were rerouted Wednesday morning as firefighters worked to put out a fire at 187 Harvard. Before 7:30 a.m. the fire had been put out at the corner of Harvard Street and Alton Place, where a dental office sits.
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15 hours ago

Fire at Brookline restaurant causes extensive damage

Brookline firefighters responded to a fire at Rainbow Sushi on Harvard Street this morning.According to a fire official at the scene, the call came in around 6:36 a.m. and the fire was knocked down just after 7 a.m.The fire caused extensive damage to the restaurant's kitchen. The official said the fire was visible as soon as firefighters opened the door.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

    Fire at Brookline restaurant causes extensive damage
    Brookline firefighters responded to a fire at Rainbow Sushi on Harvard Street this morning.According to a fire official at the scene, the call came in around 6:36 a.m. and the fire was knocked down just after 7 a.m.The fire caused extensive damage to the restaurant's kitchen.
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15 hours ago

Shaun Tyman was arrested for stalking.

Shaun Tyman was arrested for stalking.

    Winchester Police Arrest Lowell Man For Stalking
    Winchester police arrested Lowell's Shaun Tyman for stalking Tuesday after video showed Tyman placing a GPS devise to the undercarriage of a Winchester resident's car. Winchester and Lowell Police conducted a search warrant Tuesday at the home of Tyman that led to his arrest.
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16 hours ago

Watch out for serious delays this morning nea...

Watch out for serious delays this morning near Coolidge Corner

    Fire On Harvard St Disrupts Coolidge Corner Morning Commute
    BROOKLINE, MA- The 66 MBTA Bus and traffic were rerouted Wednesday morning as firefighters worked to put out a fire at 187 Harvard. Before 7:30 a.m. the fire had been put out at the corner of Harvard Street and Alton Place, where a dental office sits.
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17 hours ago

Five things to do in Brookline

1. Explore cultures and rhythms from around the world at the Brookline Library on July 20. The Friends of the Brookline Public Library are sponsoring Mystic Drumz World Music Safari Adventure which explores instruments from different countries that children will get to dance and sing to. The event runs from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Putterham library branch.2. Catch author Steve Almond in conversation with “Here & Now” co-host Robin Young at the [...]

    Five things to do in Brookline
    1. Explore cultures and rhythms from around the world at the Brookline Library on July 20. The Friends of the Brookline Public Library are sponsoring Mystic Drumz World Music Safari Adventure which explores instruments from different countries that children will get to dance and sing to. The event runs from 2 to 3 p.m.
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17 hours ago

The latest on the guy who jumped on the front...

The latest on the guy who jumped on the front of the school bus on I-90.

    Man Who Jumped On School Bus In Newton In Court, But Not For Long
    NEWTON, MA - The man who reportedly stopped his car on I-90 Tuesday and then proceeded to jump onto the hood of a school bus as traffic whizzed by was in Newton District Court Tuesday for an arraignment but it was postponed for a month as the court considers whether or not the charges can be reclassified under the Valor Act.
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19 hours ago

5 Reasons Why Joining Match Is Money Well Spe...

5 Reasons Why Joining Match Is Money Well Spent https://trib.al/vZRpHCy

    5 Reasons Why Joining Match Is Money Well Spent
    If you're single, listen up: Meeting that special someone is easier now than ever before. Of course, it might not feel that way when you're lost in a sea of free dating apps or hitting up the same old bar scene, but that's where Match comes in.
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26 hours ago

Get 'em before they're gone, people! (via Pat...

Get 'em before they're gone, people! (via Patch Deals)

    Prime Day Items Everyone Is Buying This Year
    Prime Day 2018 got off to a shaky start, but day two of Amazon's 36-hours savings extravaganza is smooth sale-ing and savings for all. There are some great deals on Amazon devices, home goods, kitchen gadgets, outdoor essentials and everything in between, but if you want to take advantage of any of these discounts, you need to act fast.
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26 hours ago

You're invited: The Fenway Fridays https://tr...

You're invited: The Fenway Fridays https://trib.al/3Fpr6TU

    The Fenway Fridays
    Enjoy Complimentary Treats, Discounts, Entertainment & More at Fenway Fridays around the Fenway neighborhood. Spearheaded by Samuels & Associates, 'The Fenway Fridays' weekly block party launches this week. Driven by the belief that people should be able to live, work, shop and play in dynamic communities, Samuels & Associates' 'Fenway Fridays' celebrates the burgeoning Fenway neighborhood and community with special offers, discounts, entertainment, and more.
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28 hours ago

The incident has some calling him #PickupPete...

The incident has some calling him #PickupPeter. (via Ashburn Patch)

    A Pickup Basketball Player Committed A Foul. Then This Happened.
    STERLING, VA - When a basketball player in a Sterling gym thought he was fouled too hard during a pickup game, he did something that should be considered a technical foul, out-of-bounds, slam-dunk ridiculous or whatever else critical you want to call it: he called cops.
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29 hours ago

Chesna loved wrestling with his son Jack and ...

Chesna loved wrestling with his son Jack and doting on his favorite girl Olivia.

    Obit: Officer Michael Chesna, 42
    Michael C. Chesna of Hanover, died July 15, 2018 at the age of 42. Following 9/11, Mike joined the U.S. Army to serve his country with the 187 10th Mountain Division, serving two tours of duty, where he was awarded the Purple Heart.
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30 hours ago

If you're thinking of making one Prime Day pu...

If you're thinking of making one Prime Day purchase, make it this. (via Patch Deals)

    This Is The Single Best Deal Of Amazon Prime Day 2018
    There's been no shortage of amazing Prime Day deals this year. We've seen some incredible savings in every category, and the fun's not over yet: We'll keep updating this page into the wee morning hours when Amazon rolls out the last of its Prime Day 2018 deals.
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30 hours ago

Route 9 in Natick is closed in both direction...

Route 9 in Natick is closed in both directions due to flooding. Seek alternate routes if using that road this evening.

    Route 9 Floods Out, Closed In Natick
    Route 9 Floods Out, Closed In Natick - Natick, MA - Traffic is heavy in the area.
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31 hours ago

Another young drowning victim has been report...

Another young drowning victim has been reported.

    14-Year-Old Drowns In South Watuppa Pond
    FALL RIVER, MA - A 14-year-old drowned after being pulled from South Watuppa Pond, according to officials. The boy was from Fall River. His body was recovered from the pond Tuesday afternoon. Photo via Renee Schiavone, Patch Get the Seekonk-Swansea newsletter Subscribe
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31 hours ago

Remember the guy who stopped a school bus on ...

Remember the guy who stopped a school bus on the highway near Newton and climbed up on the bus? Here's what happened with him today.

    Man Who Jumped On School Bus In Newton In Court, But Not For Long
    NEWTON, MA - The man who reportedly stopped his car on I-90 Tuesday and then proceeded to jump onto the hood of a school bus as traffic whizzed by was in Newton District Court Tuesday for an arraignment but it was postponed for a month as the court considers whether or not the charges can be reclassified under the Valor Act.
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33 hours ago

Ex-wrestlers sue Ohio State, say officials knew of doctor's sexual abuse

The suit, filed Monday in federal district court in Columbus, accuses Ohio State of Title IX and civil rights violations when it failed to prevent repeated sexual assaults, abuse and molestation by Dr. Richard Strauss.

    Ex-wrestlers sue Ohio State, say officials knew of doctor's sexual abuse
    The suit, filed Monday in federal district court in Columbus, accuses Ohio State of Title IX and civil rights violations when it failed to prevent repeated sexual assaults, abuse and molestation by Dr. Richard Strauss.
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33 hours ago

Emanuel Lopes, in a wheelchair and his leg he...

Emanuel Lopes, in a wheelchair and his leg heavily bandaged, was arraigned this afternoon.

    No Bail For Accused Weymouth Cop Killer
    WEYMOUTH, MA - A Weymouth man accused of killing a police officer and an elderly woman won't be getting out of jail any time soon. Emanuel Lopes was arraigned Tuesday and ordered held without bail for the murders of Weymouth Officer Michael Chesna and bystander Vera Adams. He will be locked up at the Dedham House of Correction.
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33 hours ago

Sad news today.

Sad news today.

    UMass Boston Student Dies On School Trip To Ecuador
    BOSTON, MA - A University of Massachusetts Boston graduate student died Sunday during a school-sponsored trip to Ecuador, the school announced. Fatima Z. Breton, 57, a graduate student of the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, died during the trip, according to a letter sent to the university community by the Dean of Students Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
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34 hours ago

"I mean, the guy’s easily 100,” the deputy sa...

"I mean, the guy’s easily 100,” the deputy said. "He shouldn’t be out on the roadways to begin with. I tried to talk to him. He snapped at me. I don’t know what this guy’s deal is." (via Florida Patch)

    Cop Heckles Tortoise: 'C'mon, Grandpa, I Got Places To Be'
    OCALA, FL - The Marion County Sheriff's Office in Ocala used capital letters and double exclamation points to introduce a social media video about a police encounter with "a dude" traveling about 1 mph in a 30 mph zone. "THE NERVE OF THIS GUY!!" the post read.
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35 hours ago

Brookline water and sewer rates may go up

Brookline water and sewer rates may go up in fiscal year 2019.Increases in Massachusetts Water Resources Authority [MWRA] cost assessments and capital expenses mean the town’s water and sewer budget will increase by approximately $900,000 for fiscal 2019. To accommodate the increase, the Select Board is considering increases to the water and sewer block rates, which Public Works commissioner Andrew Pappastergion outlined in a [...]

    Brookline water and sewer rates may go up
    Brookline water and sewer rates may go up in fiscal year 2019.Increases in Massachusetts Water Resources Authority [MWRA] cost assessments and capital expenses mean the town's water and sewer budget will increase by approximately $900,000 for fiscal 2019.
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35 hours ago

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    Mobile detailing all vehicles - Dedham, MA Patch
    Check out the latest community post from one of your neighbors. (The views expressed in this post are the author's own.)
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36 hours ago

SCANNER AUDIO: Girlfriend called 911 to warn about man accused in fatal shootings in Weymouth

Police received a 911 call Sunday morning from a woman who said her 20-year-old boyfriend had a mental illness, shortly after he crashed her mother's car at the beginning of a shooting rampage that left a Weymouth Police officer and an elderly woman dead.

    SCANNER AUDIO: Girlfriend called 911 to warn about man accused in fatal shootings in Weymouth
    Police received a 911 call Sunday morning from a woman who said her 20-year-old boyfriend had a mental illness, shortly after he crashed her mother's car at the beginning of a shooting rampage that left a Weymouth Police officer and an elderly woman dead.
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36 hours ago

First, the kids wearing cotton shirts, shorts...

First, the kids wearing cotton shirts, shorts and hijabs were told they were improperly dressed. Then, the manager said the pool was over-crowded. Here's how the mayor of Wilmington, Delaware, responded. (via Wilmington Patch)

    Muslim Kids In Hijabs, Cotton Kicked Out Of Delaware Pool
    WILMINGTON, DE - The mayor of Wilmington, Delaware, says his city "should be held accountable" for the "poor judgment" that resulted in a group of Muslim children being kicked out of a public pool because they weren't suitably dressed. The children were wearing cotton shorts, shirts and hijabs, which the manager of the pool said was against a policy.
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37 hours ago

SCANNER AUDIO: Arraignment of Weymouth shooting suspect postponed again

The arraignment of a man accused of fatally shooting a Weymouth police officer and an elderly widow Sunday morning has been postponed again.Emanuel Lopes, 20, had been due to be arraigned Monday on two counts of murder., potentially in his hospital bed, but officials delayed the arraignment after determining that he was "medically unavailable." Police say Lopes was shot in the leg shortly after police say he fired about 10 rounds at Officer Michael Chesna, an army veteran and father [...]

    SCANNER AUDIO: Arraignment of Weymouth shooting suspect postponed again
    The arraignment of a man accused of fatally shooting a Weymouth police officer and an elderly widow Sunday morning has been postponed again.Emanuel Lopes, 20, had been due to be arraigned Monday on two counts of murder., potentially in his hospital bed, but officials delayed the arraignment after determining that he was "medically unavailable."
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37 hours ago

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💥 Prime Day Deal Alert: Snag this TV for less than $250 today. (via Patch Deals) Get it here: https://amzn.to/2NiXRfZ

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38 hours ago

When and where severe thunderstorms and wides...

When and where severe thunderstorms and widespread showers are expected to be at their worst.

    MA Weather: Flash Flood Watch As 5 Inches Of Rain Possible
    A flash flood watch has been issued for most of Massachusetts ahead of severe thunderstorms and widespread showers that could see as much as 5 inches of rainfall. The storms will bring with them strong winds and possible power outages, while forecasters also warn of the potential for localized flooding throughout the day into the evening.
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