5 hours ago

You're invited: Eric Benton's Magic Test Kitc...

You're invited: Eric Benton's Magic Test Kitchen https://trib.al/Za1asmh

    Eric Benton's Magic Test Kitchen
    Every Friday, magician Eric Benton is serving up amazing magic at Knight Moves Cafe in Brookline's Coolidge Corner! Join him in testing his newest, craziest, and most unusual magical creations in this casual, up-close performance. It's a lot of fun and it's 100% free to attend the show!
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8 hours ago

Commentary: a better model for autism awareness

When baseball isn’t involved, we can get some great advice from wise New Yorkers, such as longtime educator and autism activist Dorothy Siegel.Siegel’s words of wisdom for our town: When it comes to special education and inclusion, “Brookline should be ahead of the curve.”But for a number of parents, like me, with kids on the autism spectrum, it has felt like we’re a bit behind the curve.Siegel, who founded the ASD Nest program for [...]

    Commentary: a better model for autism awareness
    When baseball isn't involved, we can get some great advice from wise New Yorkers, such as longtime educator and autism activist Dorothy Siegel.Siegel's words of wisdom for our town: When it comes to special education and inclusion, "Brookline should be ahead of the curve."But for a number of parents, like me, with kids on the autism spectrum, it has felt like we're a bit behind the curve.Siegel, who founded the ASD Nest program for children with autism in New
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8 hours ago

Recycling Corner: dates, dates, dates

We’re going to make this one real easy.1) Put down the newspaper and pick up your smart phone.2) Press “Home” to unlock. Then enter your passcode.3) Go to your “calendar” app.4) Enter the following dates:• Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – HHP Drop-Off opens at 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., 815 Newton St. Transfer Station. (Enter every Tuesday through Oct. 30, 2018).• Monday, May 7, 2018 – Recycling [...]

    Recycling Corner: dates, dates, dates
    We're going to make this one real easy.1) Put down the newspaper and pick up your smart phone.2) Press "Home" to unlock. Then enter your passcode.3) Go to your "calendar" app.4) Enter the following dates:* Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - HHP Drop-Off opens at 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., 815 Newton St.
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8 hours ago

Commentary: level the electoral playing field to restore democracy

Kudos to the TAB for highlighting the principle that democracy depends on citizens’ access to information about government functions (“Sunshine Week Is About Your Right to Know”). An informed citizenry is surely the remedy for obfuscation and self-dealing by public officials. Yet, the vitality of our democracy also depends on fair play among people who disagree which, unfortunately, is rare in today’s extreme partisanship. Economic ideas are clothed in social and [...]

    Commentary: level the electoral playing field to restore democracy
    Kudos to the TAB for highlighting the principle that democracy depends on citizens' access to information about government functions ("Sunshine Week Is About Your Right to Know"). An informed citizenry is surely the remedy for obfuscation and self-dealing by public officials.
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9 hours ago

The Iraqi citizen and Massachusetts resident ...

The Iraqi citizen and Massachusetts resident was sure to collect the insurance checks after setting fire to his own pizza place.

    MA Man Guilty In Pizza Shop Arson Case Fraud
    WESTFIELD, MA-A citizen of Iraq whose last known address was in Westfield pleaded guilty to an incident related to setting a fire in his own pizza place in Connecticut. Mustafa Zabana, 32, pleaded guilty before a judge in New Haven to a fraud offense related to an arson at his Connecticut restaurant, announced John H.
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11 hours ago

Judge: Fired Brookline firefighter deserves a full hearing

A superior court judge has determined that the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission needs to determine whether Brookline was justified in firing former Brookline firefighter Gerald Alston in 2016. The decision is the latest development in a saga that spans years.In 2013, Alston filed a case in federal court claiming a pattern of systematic racism and retaliation within the town. This came after Alston complained about a racial epithet left on his voicemail by a white supervisor in [...]

    Judge: Fired Brookline firefighter deserves a full hearing
    A superior court judge has determined that the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission needs to determine whether Brookline was justified in firing former Brookline firefighter Gerald Alston in 2016. The decision is the latest development in a saga that spans years.In 2013, Alston filed a case in federal court claiming a pattern of systematic racism and retaliation within the town.
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11 hours ago

Globe columnist Kevin Cullen was placed on ad...

Globe columnist Kevin Cullen was placed on administrative leave amid a review into the accuracy of his columns.

    Boston Globe Writer Put On Leave Amid Questions Of Accuracy
    BOSTON, MA - A prominent Boston Globe columnist was put on administrative leave Friday amid questions and a review into the accuracy of some of his columns related to the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013. "The integrity of each of our journalists is fundamental to our organization.
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13 hours ago

Select Board April 24, 2018 Executive Session 5:00 P.M., Public Session 6:00 P.M.

Question of approving and executing a Use and Occupancy Agreement with Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization, Inc. for a short-term continuation of their use of 111 Cypress Street, to allow time to relocate, not to extend past April 30, 2019.

    Select Board April 24, 2018 Executive Session 5:00 P.M., Public Session 6:00 P.M.
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14 hours ago

Going behind the McDonald's counter landed th...

Going behind the McDonald's counter landed this guy behind bars. (via Burke Patch)

    Fairfax McDonald's Employee Assaulted For Food Taking Too Long
    FAIRFAX, VA-A man that attacked a University Mall McDonald's employee for the food taking too long was arrested and charged Saturday, Fairfax County Police say. Police had been called to the McDonald's at 10645 Braddock Road around 4:40 p.m. The manager told police the man had ordered food and complained it was taking too long.
    https://patch.com

14 hours ago

The first rule of fight club is ... don't hav...

The first rule of fight club is ... don't have them in schools!

    Ex-Foxborough HS Principal Arrested Over School 'Fight Club'
    The former principal of Foxborough High School was arrested Thursday over what police are calling a "fight club" operated in school. Jeffrey Theodoss, the current principal of Montville High School, was arrested along with Montville Superintendent Brian Levesque and high school Assistant Principal Tatiana Patten.
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16 hours ago

Sigh...

Sigh...

    Saturday Is The Last Day Toys R Us Gift Cards Will Be Accepted
    WAYNE, NJ - Saturday is the final day that Toys R Us and Babies R Us gift cards will be accepted at stores. Saturday is also the final day to use Endless Earnings e-gift cards for registries at Babies R Us. Gift cards cannot be redeemed for cash.
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16 hours ago

A lot of phrases aren't welcome in preschool ...

A lot of phrases aren't welcome in preschool classrooms. Add 'best friend' to the list.

    PC At Pre-K: No 'Best Friends' At This Preschool
    GEORGETOWN, MA - There are dozens of words and phrases never to be uttered in a preschool classroom. In one Georgetown school, add "best friend" to the list. Pentucket Workshop Preschool is discouraging the term because it can make other children feel left out, one parent said the school told her.
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17 hours ago

Reports indicate that the incident is an arme...

Reports indicate that the incident is an armed robbery.

    Stoughton Police Responding To Report Of Armed Home Invasion
    STOUGHTON, MA - Police are responding to an incident on Pearl Street. State Police told NBC Boston that they are sending a helicopter to the area. Reports indicate that the incident is an armed home invasion. Drivers and residents are being asked to avoid the area.
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17 hours ago

Drumroll, please... (via Grand Rapids Patch)

Drumroll, please... (via Grand Rapids Patch)

    Couple With 13 Sons Welcomes Another Baby, And It's A ...
    ROCKFORD, MI - The Schwandts, already the parents of 13 sons, welcomed their 14th child into the world Wednesday. The hand-me-down clothing won't be a problem. The yet-to-be-named baby, who arrived Wednesday, continues the Rockford, Michigan, couple's streak of all boys.
    https://patch.com

18 hours ago

Library events: April 26-May 3

Visit brooklinelibrary.org for more information and to register for events.Run for the Renovation at Coolidge CornerMark your calendar: On May 5 the Library Foundation is hosting a fun Derby Day party at the Coolidge Corner Library – just before closing for a brief renovation. We’ll sip mint juleps, listen to Bluegrass music and watch the 144th running of The Kentucky Derby – all while raising money to support the renovation and fund technology [...]

    Library events: April 26-May 3
    Visit brooklinelibrary.org for more information and to register for events.Run for the Renovation at Coolidge CornerMark your calendar: On May 5 the Library Foundation is hosting a fun Derby Day party at the Coolidge Corner Library - just before closing for a brief renovation.
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19 hours ago

Cullen wrote about the deadly immediate after...

Cullen wrote about the deadly immediate aftermath of the Boston Bombings, but he later said he didn't get to the blast area until later.

    Did He Embellish? Globe Conducting Review Of Kevin Cullen Columns
    BOSTON (CBS) - The Boston Globe is reviewing the work of a popular columnist after allegations that he embellished accounts of the Boston Marathon bombings. The newspaper's investigation comes after claims from WEEI that Kevin Cullen's columns from recent years included misleading information.
    https://patch.com

31 hours ago

The Boston radio legend called more than 750 ...

The Boston radio legend called more than 750 Patriots games in his career.

    Gil Santos, Longtime WBZ And Patriot Icon, Dead On 78th Birthday
    FOXBOROUGH, MA - Gil Santos, the iconic longtime voice of the New England Patriots and morning sports reporter on WBZ, died Thursday, which was his birthday. The Patriots and WBZ Hall of Famer was 78. Santos was the play-by-play man for the Patriots for 36 seasons across five decades, first stepping in the booth for the team in 1966.
    https://patch.com

32 hours ago

These counties have the highest levels of smo...

These counties have the highest levels of smog and soot, according to the American Lung Association.

    MA Counties With Most Smog: Which Made The Grade?
    A new air quality report has determined the Massachusetts counties with the highest levels of air pollution. The American Lung Association released its "State of the Air 2018" report Wednesday and concluded that ozone pollution overall worsened significantly in America from 2014-2016 compared to its previous report, which looked at 2013-2015.
    https://patch.com

35 hours ago

The clock is ticking on NECCO, and a former C...

The clock is ticking on NECCO, and a former CEO is embarking on an ambitious crowdfunding campaign.

    Can A Former Necco CEO Save The Company?
    REVERE, MA - The clock is ticking on the New England Confectionary Co., which badly needs a buyer before its lease expires in August. Necco officials said in March the company may have to close its Revere headquarters, the city's largest employer, and lay off about 400 workers.
    https://patch.com

35 hours ago

Coolidge Corner Library to close for six months

The busiest branch library in Massachusetts happens to be Brookline’s own Coolidge Corner library, and in June it will close for renovations. Though the branch has gone through all sorts of projects from renovations to small maintenance work, it will get a major overhaul intended to increase space and accessibility for its many users.“The Coolidge Corner branch is routinely that highest circulating branch in the state,” said Sara Slymon, the Brookline [...]

    Coolidge Corner Library to close for six months
    The busiest branch library in Massachusetts happens to be Brookline's own Coolidge Corner library, and in June it will close for renovations.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

36 hours ago

Threatening letters persuade gay teacher to leave Kansas school

Following months of harassment, Michael Hill abandoned his job and home state for Palm Springs, Calif.

    Threatening letters persuade gay teacher to leave Kansas school
    Following months of harassment, Michael Hill abandoned his job and home state for Palm Springs, Calif. TOPEKA, Kan. - The threats began shortly after Michael Hill revealed he is gay in October on National Coming Out Day.
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36 hours ago

Mark your calendars for Dec. 16!

Mark your calendars for Dec. 16!

    2018 New England Patriots Schedule
    FOXBORUOGH, MA - Hours before the 2018 New England Patriots schedule was set to be released, the full slate of games for this season has been leaked after a day of small leaks and updates. The Patriots will start the season at home against the Houston Texans, according to Jeff Howe of the Athletic.
    https://patch.com

38 hours ago

He may be elderly, but this 83-year-old is ut...

He may be elderly, but this 83-year-old is utilizing a modern tool after losing his job after more than two decades. (via Alameda Patch)

    83-Year-Old Alameda Man Takes To GoFundMe After Losing Job
    ALAMEDA, CA - A longtime resident of Alameda is reaching out for help after losing his job. Albert Stefani started the appeal Saturday on GoFundMe writing, "I have been a resident of Alameda for 29 years. I am 83 years old. After 22 years of employment at a well-known Alameda business, I was permanently laid off!
    https://patch.com

39 hours ago

"It’s unfortunately no surprise to us," the o...

"It’s unfortunately no surprise to us," the owners said.

    Vandal Sprays 'White Lives Matter' on Boston's Black Market
    BOSTON, MA - Someone spray painted the words "White Lives Matter" on a black-run Roxbury business that aims to help black entrepreneurs - just days before its Spring Grand Opening - prompting the owners to take to social media in protest.
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39 hours ago

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-19-18

Check out Spring Tide and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com

    Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-19-18
    Check out Spring Tide and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com We're always asking our readers to share their photos with us.
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40 hours ago

The latest in the Cambridge story about a bla...

The latest in the Cambridge story about a black Harvard Student and the police.

    Harvard Professors To Represent Black Harvard Student Arrested
    CAMBRIDGE, MA - Two Harvard Law School professors announced they plan to represent the black Harvard undergraduate whose arrest Friday in the middle of Mass Ave, where the man was standing naked, sparked allegations of police brutality in Cambridge.
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40 hours ago

Emaciated dog rescued rescued by Massachusett...

Emaciated dog rescued rescued by Massachusetts Eversource worker; "Bentley" has recovered and was recently adopted.

    Emaciated Dog Rescued By Massachusetts Eversource Worker
    ROCHESTER, MA - An emaciated dog was rescued by a Massachusetts Eversource worker during a recent routine call. The Animal Rescue League of Boston this week honored Susan Sweeney for her actions in February at a Rochester residence. She posted a notice on the door and noticed two dogs living in "deplorable" conditions.
    https://patch.com

41 hours ago

Massachusetts man wins $1M in the lottery...f...

Massachusetts man wins $1M in the lottery...for the second time this year:

    Methuen Man Wins $1M On Scratch Ticket For Second Time This Year
    METHUEN, MA -- For the second time in 2018, Jason Williams of Methuen has won a $1 million prize on an instant ticket from the Massachusetts State Lottery. Williams visited Lottery headquarters Tuesday, April 17 to claim his latest prize, which he won playing the "200X" $30 instant game.
    https://patch.com

41 hours ago

While most of the nation is mourning Mrs. Bus...

While most of the nation is mourning Mrs. Bush, this CA professor had something else to say. And it's not going over well. (via Fresno Patch)

    Barbara Bush An 'Amazing Racist,' Fresno State Professor Says
    FRESNO, CA - Former first lady Barbara Bush was an "amazing racist" who, along with her husband, former President George H. W. Bush, raised a war criminal. That's according to Randa Jarrar, an English professor at California State University, Fresno. Jarrar, who's Twitter account is private, tweeted around 5:30 p.m.
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41 hours ago

Project Bread's Walk for Hunger celebrates 50 years

On the first Sunday in May for the past five decades, the streets of Boston, Brookline, Newton and Cambridge turn into a ribbon of walkers, weaving its way from and to the Boston Common for up to 20 miles.Volunteers cheer them on, and refresh them with water and snacks; musicians perform at several spots along the way.Students, teachers, religious leaders and their flocks, friends and strangers, all having fun while raising money for a most serious cause — alleviating [...]

    Project Bread's Walk for Hunger celebrates 50 years
    On the first Sunday in May for the past five decades, the streets of Boston, Brookline, Newton and Cambridge turn into a ribbon of walkers, weaving its way from and to the Boston Common for up to 20 miles.Volunteers cheer them on, and refresh them with water and snacks; musicians perform at several spots along the way.Students, teachers, religious leaders and their flocks, friends and strangers, all having fun while raising money for a most serious cause - alleviating hunger in
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

42 hours ago

Nero, the Yarmouth police dog shot searching ...

Nero, the Yarmouth police dog shot searching for a career criminal last week, has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery:

    Shot Yarmouth Police Dog Released From Hospital
    YARMOUTH, MA - "Nero," the Yarmouth police dog shot searching for a career criminal in Barnstable last week, has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery, according to police. The dog, which was shot in the head and neck, endured multiple surgeries, police said Wednesday.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

You're invited: Wine and Investing https://tr...

You're invited: Wine and Investing https://trib.al/zpmo1vo

    Wine and Investing
    Being able to pick the right bottle of wine or the right investment portfolio starts with understanding your personal taste. Red or white, short term gains versus long term safety - we'll help you figure out what works best for you.
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2 days ago

Expect to see some snowflakes tomorrow mornin...

Expect to see some snowflakes tomorrow morning. Good news? 60+ degrees next week.

    MA Weather: Snow/Rain Mix; 65 Degrees Next Week
    BOSTON, MA - It's nearly a month into spring but this is New England and yet more snow snow is on the way Thursday. The National Weather Service's latest forecast calls for scattered snowflakes across the state early Thursday morning.
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2 days ago

Tragedy last night as Massachusetts toddler d...

Tragedy last night as Massachusetts toddler drowns in partially covered swimming pool:

    MA Tragedy: Toddler Drowns In Swimming Pool
    Good evening, Patch readers. Missed today's headlines? We've got you covered. These are the top stories from across the Massachusetts Patch network: WOBURN, MA - Tragedy struck in Woburn after a missing 3-year-old boy was found drowned in a swimming pool late Tuesday night.
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2 days ago

Kentucky Derby horse "Gronk" has a new owner....

Kentucky Derby horse "Gronk" has a new owner...the man himself:

    Rob Gronkowski Buys Stake In Horse Named After Him
    Rob Gronkowski has another Gronkowski in the family to cheer for, but this one will take to the horse racing track rather than the football field. The Patriots tight end announced Wednesday that he has purchased a stake in a three-year-old colt named Gronkowski.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

George H.W. Bush on Barbara's passing: Warm wishes 'lifting us all up'

A grateful former President George H.W. Bush wants Americans to "cross the Bushes off your worry list."Ailing former first lady Barbara Bush died as her husband held her hand throughout her last day Tuesday in Houston. She was 92.Since then, Americans of all political stripes have sent warm wishes and condolences to the Bush family."I always knew Barbara was the most beloved woman in the world, and in fact I used to tease her that I had a complex about that [...]

    George H.W. Bush on Barbara's passing: Warm wishes 'lifting us all up'
    A grateful former President George H.W. Bush wants Americans to "cross the Bushes off your worry list." Ailing former first lady Barbara Bush died as her husband held her hand throughout her last day Tuesday in Houston. She was 92. Since then, Americans of all political stripes have sent warm wishes and condolences to the Bush family.
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2 days ago

One of the mother's two toddlers got ahold of...

One of the mother's two toddlers got ahold of a loaded gun and accidentally shot the woman in a shopping center parking lot, police said. (via Merrillville Patch)

    Pregnant Mom Shot By Her 3-Year Old Daughter In NWI Parking Lot
    MERRILLVILLE, IN - A pregnant mother was shot by one of her two young children inside a car parked in a Northwest Indiana parking lot Tuesday afternoon. Police in Merrillville first told the Times of Northwest Indiana that one of two kids, ages 3 and 4, got a hold of a loaded handgun around 3:52 p.m.
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2 days ago

WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAY: Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-18-18

Check out Angry Bird and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com

    WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAY: Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-18-18
    Check out Angry Bird and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com We're always asking our readers to share their photos with us.
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2 days ago

Guess who was the fastest woman from Brooklin...

Guess who was the fastest woman from Brookline to run Boston?

    Brookline's Fastest Men And Women: Boston Marathon 2018
    BROOKLINE, MA - Some 130 people were signed up to run the Boston Marathon this year. But how'd they do in this crazy weather? They're all heroes in our book, but the top finishers deserve a little extra recognition. A 22-year old named Matthew Herzig was the fastest man in Brookline.
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2 days ago

Slain Cape Cod police Officer Sean Gannon lai...

Slain Cape Cod police Officer Sean Gannon laid to rest today:

    Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon Laid To Rest
    YARMOUTH, MA - Thousands of mourners, including law enforcement officers from across the country, honored fallen Yarmouth police Officer Sean Gannon on Wednesday. Gannon, 32, was shot and killed Thursday in Barnstable while searching for a career criminal. His funeral was held Wednesday at St. Pius X Church in Yarmouth.
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2 days ago

In a video of the attack, the woman can be he...

In a video of the attack, the woman can be heard complaining that the soldiers "were getting in our way while we tried to park." (via Midtown Atlanta Patch)

    Woman, 71, Attacked Pregnant Soldier, Son Used Slurs: Cops
    MACON, GA - A 71-year-old Georgia woman has been arrested after police say she attacked a pregnant U.S. Army soldier at a restaurant after a racially charged argument over a parking space escalated. The attack came after the woman's son allegedly called the victim and another soldier "black lesbian b----es."
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

You're invited: CANCELLED: Short-Term Goal Pl...

You're invited: CANCELLED: Short-Term Goal Planning https://trib.al/0JkXH3Y

    CANCELLED: Short-Term Goal Planning
    Saving for a vacation, wedding, car or any other short-term financial goal can be challenging, so why not try and tackle it with some help? Come make a plan to achieve your most important financial goal! In this class, we will help you refine your goal, give you tips and tricks on how to achieve it and develop a personalized game-plan for success.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Tom Brady, whose 41st birthday is coming up, ...

Tom Brady, whose 41st birthday is coming up, still hasn't committed to playing this season, according to an ESPN report today:

    Tom Brady Hasn't Committed To Playing This Season: Report
    FOXBOROUGH, MA - What is happening to the Patriots? Add Tom Brady to the very top of the list of bedrock players who may not be sure about playing next season. Brady hasn't yet committed to playing in 2018, league sources told ESPN in a report published Wednesday.
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3 days ago

"Honestly I think we just all thought we were...

"Honestly I think we just all thought we were going down." (via Philadelphia Patch)

    Woman Partially Sucked Out Jet Window, Forcing Landing: 1 Dead
    PHILADELPHIA - One person is dead after jet engine caught fire and a piece of shrapnel pierced a window, partially sucking a woman out of a plane, and forcing an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport Tuesday morning, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon It's not clear yet if the person who was nearly sucked out of the plane is the passenger who died as Sumwalt said no additional information was available.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

Massachusetts college professor wins Pulitzer...

Massachusetts college professor wins Pulitzer:

    Wellesley Professor Wins Pulitzer Prize
    WELLESLEY, MA - A Wellesley College professor who also happens to be one of America's most respected poet can now add a Pulitzer Prize to his resume. Frank Bidart, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Wellesley, won the prize for his book "Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016."
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

Massachusetts should reinstate the death pena...

Massachusetts should reinstate the death penalty, one lawmaker said after the killing of Yarmouth police Officer Sean Gannon:

    MA Lawmaker: Reinstate Death Penalty After Officer's Killing
    BOSTON, MA - A Massachusetts lawmaker is calling for the state to reinstate the death penalty in response to the killing of a Yarmouth police officer last week. Officer Sean Gannon was shot and killed by career criminal Thomas Latanowich in Barnstable Thursday, authorities said.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

Massachusetts stun gun ban reportedly reverse...

Massachusetts stun gun ban reportedly reversed today:

    Massachusetts Stun Gun Ban Reversed: Patch PM
    Good evening, Patch readers. Missed today's headlines? We've got you covered. Here are some share-worthy stories from across the Massachusetts Patch network to talk about tonight. BOSTON, MA - The Massachusetts Supreme Court on Tuesday reportedly declared the state's ban on stun guns unconstitutional.
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3 days ago

A look at school safety and Brookline High's open campus

The issue: as students memorialize the Parkland victims, we look at what Brookline officials are doing to avoid a similar incident.The impact: what does this mean for the safety of students, teachers and faculty.As students, parents, politicians, educators and the like discuss gun regulations and school safety, Brookline school administrators and police are reviewing the district’s emergency preparedness procedures, including lockdowns. [...]

    A look at school safety and Brookline High's open campus
    The issue: as students memorialize the Parkland victims, we look at what Brookline officials are doing to avoid a similar incident.The impact: what does this mean for the safety of students, teachers and faculty.As students, parents, politicians, educators and the like discuss gun regulations and school safety, Brookline school administrators and police are reviewing the district's emergency preparedness procedures, including lockdowns.According to Superintendent Andrew Bott, the schools
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

3 days ago

Last Boston Marathon runner to cross the fini...

Last Boston Marathon runner to cross the finish line this morning is a cancer survivor who took 13 hours to finish the race with help from family, friends. Congrats Mary Shertenlieb!

    Last Boston Marathon Runner, Cancer Survivor, Crosses At Midnight
    BOSTON, MA - Each year after the Boston Marathon timing clock is officially turned off and race announcers and spectators have packed up and gone home, persistent runners or walkers continue to Boston's finish line determined to finish what they started and put a cap on hours and months of training and raising money.
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