2 min 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 hours ago

Open Theatre Project Counteracts Gun Violence With Creativity in JP on April 22

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/19/open-theatre-project-counteracts-gun-violence-with-creativity-in-jp-on-april-22/40619)

    Open Theatre Project Counteracts Gun Violence With Creativity in JP on April 22
    On the weekend of the anniversary of the Columbine shootings, Open Theatre Project and Moms Demand Action are teaming up to present a staged reading of "Natural Shocks" by Lauren Gunderson in Jamaica Plain. This reading is part of a national campaign of theater activism against gun violence and proceeds from this event will go [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

8 hours ago

9 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

13 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

15 hours ago

It’s a yellow kind of day! 💛 The artist, Dewi...

It’s a yellow kind of day! 💛 The artist, Dewing, created a striking contrast between the precisely modeled face and arms, and the feathery brushstrokes of the dress. Isabella hung the painting in the Yellow Room, a setting perfectly attuned to the hue of the woman’s dress. Image: Thomas Wilmer Dewing, A Lady in Yellow, 1888, oil on panel.


16 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

17 hours 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

17 hours ago

Join us April 26 in Calderwood Hall for RISE ...

Join us April 26 in Calderwood Hall for RISE featuring award winning jazz and world music vocalist and Grammy award nominee, Gretchen Parlato! Score tickets to this inspiring event: http://bit.ly/2GIYxbG


19 hours 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.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

19 hours ago

Experience the awesome beauty of Fra Angelico...

Experience the awesome beauty of Fra Angelico’s masterpieces. For the first time in over 200 years, all four of Fra Angelico’s reliquaries are reunited. Don’t miss out on this heavenly experience! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2sfXnBE


20 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

20 hours 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.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

20 hours ago

What are you doing this weekend? Volunteers a...

What are you doing this weekend? Volunteers are wanted for 4 neighborhood cleanups.

    Volunteers Wanted for Multiple JP Neighborhood Cleanups on April 21st
    Help the community looking good this Saturday as there will be cleanups in four different neighborhoods. Volunteers are wanted and there will be various things to do, so if you can't do heavy lifting -- that's fine! Tools and gloves will be provided, just be ready to get down and dirty for JP.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

20 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

21 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

22 hours 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

23 hours 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

23 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

24 hours ago

Volunteers Wanted for Multiple JP Neighborhood Cleanups on April 21st

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/18/volunteers-wanted-for-multiple-jp-neighborhood-cleanups-on-april-21st)

    Volunteers Wanted for Multiple JP Neighborhood Cleanups on April 21st
    Help the community looking good this Saturday as there will be cleanups in four different neighborhoods. Volunteers are wanted and there will be various things to do, so if you can't do heavy lifting -- that's fine! Tools and gloves will be provided, just be ready to get down and dirty for JP.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

26 hours ago

April Vacation Week is finally here! 🌷 Join u...

April Vacation Week is finally here! 🌷 Join us today from 11 - 4:30 pm for a day full of art making and musical performances. Bring the fam: http://bit.ly/2EH2z2d


26 hours ago

The Bread and Puppet Theater returns to Spont...

The Bread and Puppet Theater returns to Spontaneous Celebrations with "The Basic Bye-Bye Show" opening on April 19th

    Bread & Puppet's Play 'The Basic Bye-Bye Show' Opens in JP on April 19th
    Bread & Puppet Theater returns for four shows starting April 19th at Spontaneous Celebrations with its new play, "The Basic Bye-Bye Show." The play is a manifesto inspired by Albrecht Dürer's apocalyptic woodcuts and the daily news. "The Basic Bye-Bye Show originally set out to define and illuminate the need for basic bye-byes in our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

26 hours ago

JP’s JFK STEM Innovation School’s Pilot Program Honored by Non-Profit EdVestors

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/18/jps-jfk-stem-innovation-schools-pilot-program-recognized-by-non-profit-edvestors)

    JP's JFK STEM Innovation School's Pilot Program Honored by Non-Profit EdVestors
    The John F. Kennedy STEM Innovation School was honored at non-profit EdVestor's 16th Annual Urban Education Showcase on April 10th. The JFK STEM Innovation School, located on Bolster Street in JP, was one of 10 Boston school-based projects recognized at the showcase that previously received seed investments of $10,000 each from EdVestors' School Solutions Seed Fund.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

38 hours 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

39 hours 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

39 hours ago

#TransformationTuesday Our conservation techn...

#TransformationTuesday Our conservation technician, Sarah Towers, painstakingly restores the guilded frame for Joseph London Smith’s painting “Adoration of the Kings.” A project like this can take as long as 100 hours to complete!


40 hours 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

41 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

41 hours ago

Treat yourself on April 18 to a day full of a...

Treat yourself on April 18 to a day full of activities during April School Vacation Week! From an electric violin performance to designing your own origami power gem, there’s loads to experience and create. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2EH2z2d


42 hours 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

42 hours 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.
    https://patch.com

43 hours ago

Zakim Bridge and other Massachusetts landmark...

Zakim Bridge and other Massachusetts landmarks to be lit blue tonight in honor of fallen Yarmouth police Officer Sean Gannon:

    Boston's Zakim Bridge Lit Blue For Fallen Police Officer
    BOSTON, MA - Massachusetts will light up blue Tuesday night to honor a Cape Cod police officer shot and killed while trying to arrest a career criminal last week. Yarmouth police Officer Sean Gannon, 32, and his police dog were shot Thursday in Barnstable by Thomas Latanowich, who has 125 criminal charge on his record, police said.
    https://patch.com

45 hours ago

Massachusetts Uber driver accused of rape has...

Massachusetts Uber driver accused of rape has fled the country:

    Accused Quincy Uber Rapist Has Fled The Country
    QUINCY, MA - A Quincy man accused of raping a women he was driving around for Uber is no longer in the country. Frederick Amfo, 30, was arrested April 8 on a charge of rape and posted $10,000 cash bail Friday.
    https://patch.com

45 hours ago

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 4-17-18

Check out Reel Pretty 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, 4-17-18
    Check out Reel Pretty 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.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

45 hours ago

BROOKLINE ELECTIONS: How will candidates improve decision-making transparency?

The annual town election is heating up as candidates vie for spots in the midst of debates on such hot button topics as the override and the ninth school search.Of particular note this year are the contested Select Board and School Committee races.This week in the TAB’s question of the week, the School [...]

    BROOKLINE ELECTIONS: How will candidates improve decision-making transparency?
    The annual town election is heating up as candidates vie for spots in the midst of debates on such hot button topics as the override and the ninth school search.Of particular note this year are the contested Select Board and School Committee races.This week in the TAB's question of the week, the School Committee and Select Board candidates discuss transparency in the government.Question: Transparency in government has become a common concern among Brookline residents.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

46 hours ago

"It's right there, oh my God. Dear God, heave...

"It's right there, oh my God. Dear God, heaven please forgive me for my sins. Brandon, we're going to die. I love you, I love you!" (via Arkansas Patch)

    Watch: Couple Records Tornado Suck Up, Hurl Truck Into Field
    MOUNTAINBURG, AR - An Arkansas couple is thanking God - and seatbelts - after a tornado swept away their truck and brand new camper. Savannah Boerjan said she and her husband had just bought a new 31-foot camper that they attached to their truck and were heading home on Friday when the clouds overhead began moving.
    https://patch.com

46 hours ago

Wake today for fallen Massachusetts police of...

Wake today for fallen Massachusetts police officer Sean Gannon, shot and killed searching for a career criminal on Cape Cod last week:

    Slain Cape Cod Police Officer Sean Gannon To Be Laid To Rest
    YARMOUTH, MA - Sean Gannon, the Yarmouth police officer shot and killed searching for a career criminal in Barnstable, will be laid to rest this week. Gannon, 32, and his police dog were shot Thursday by Thomas Latanowich, who has 125 criminal charge on his record, police said.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Bertucci's went bankrupt and closed 15 restau...

Bertucci's went bankrupt and closed 15 restaurants yesterday, the company announced:

    Bertucci's Goes Bankrupt, Closes 15 Restaurants
    NORTHBOROUGH, MA - Bertucci's, the Massachusetts-based Italian restaurant chain, filed for bankruptcy, the company announced Monday. As part of the move, the company closed 15 restaurants, including one in Boston and another in Taunton. Fifty-nine restaurants in 10 states and Washington D.C. will remain open, according to Bertucci's CEO Brian Wright.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Bread & Puppet’s Play ‘The Basic Bye-Bye Show’ Opens in JP on April 19th

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    Bread & Puppet's Play 'The Basic Bye-Bye Show' Opens in JP on April 19th
    Bread & Puppet Theater returns for four shows starting April 19th at Spontaneous Celebrations with its new play, "The Basic Bye-Bye Show." The play is a manifesto inspired by Albrecht Dürer's apocalyptic woodcuts and the daily news. "The Basic Bye-Bye Show originally set out to define and illuminate the need for basic bye-byes in our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

You're invited: Financial Foundations https:/...

You're invited: Financial Foundations https://trib.al/D1rWDYy

    Financial Foundations
    You have big financial goals, but where do you start? Join us for an engaging discussion and hands-on activities. You'll identify your core values and learn how they can inform your financial decisions and goals. We'll also review how to build a solid financial foundation so those bigger financial aspirations are within your reach.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Police responded to reports of a naked man st...

Police responded to reports of a naked man standing on a traffic island. Then the cameras started rolling.

    Mayor: Video Of Cop Punching Black Harvard Student 'Disturbing'
    CAMBRIDGE, MA - The mayor of Cambridge is calling a video that shows a police officer repeatedly punching a black Harvard University student while he's pinned to the ground "disturbing." In a statement Sunday, Mayor Marc McGovern said police officials have told him the altercation on the video is under investigation.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Wow - what an effort!

Wow - what an effort!

    South Boston Woman Raises $25K For St. Jude Boston Marathon Team
    BOSTON, MA - For South Boston resident Stephanie Perret, running the Boston Marathon and raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital go hand in hand. Although it is Perret's second time running the Boston Marathon for the Memphis organization, her ties go way back. "I run for St.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

It's been a dreary Marathon Monday. Here's wh...

It's been a dreary Marathon Monday. Here's what to expect heading into the evening.

    MA Wet Weather Forecast: Rainfall Totals, Flood Advisory
    BOSTON, MA - Boston Marathon runners and spectators had to brave cold, windy and slippery conditions throughout Monday, and it doesn't show signs of letting up. The National Weather Service says moderate to heavy rain will persist through Massachusetts until as late as 8 p.m., offering no reprieve to those still trudging toward the Boylston Street finish line.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Brookline Patch shared Boston Patch's live vi...

    Boston Patch
    Boston Patch was live.
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2 days ago

This man ran for Devin Suau, the Framingham 6...

This man ran for Devin Suau, the Framingham 6-year-old who died after an inspiring battle with a rare pediatric brain cancer.

    Framingham Man Runs Marathon To Remember Devin Suau
    FRAMINGHAM, MA - At this time last year, 6-year-old Framingham boy Devin Suau was famously photographed hugging his mother Christine at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Suau had been diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor and been given two years to live. In the wake of the diagnosis, the family sparked the hashtag #WhyNotDevin.
    https://patch.com

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