1 hour 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.
    https://patch.com

2 hours ago

To complement the nasturtium’s vibrant orange...

To complement the nasturtium’s vibrant orange color, these lollipop plants add a touch of sunny glow to our lush Courtyard. 🧡 What’s your favorite plant at the Gardner Museum?


3 hours ago

[Tonight] The gusty NW winds will begin to di...

[Tonight] The gusty NW winds will begin to die down after midnight tonight resulting in quiet and cool conditions. Bundle up as temps will fall into the low to mid 30s.


3 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.
    https://patch.com

4 hours ago

The North End shared a link.

    Weekly Top Reads: Starbucks Possibility, AirBnB Concerns, Climate Change Planning, Haymarket Garage Deals, Marathon Daffodils and Famous Sightings! - NorthEndWaterfront.com
    This week's top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com contained a little bit of everything - business, real estate, climate, parking and good causes. Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week. Baristas at the Gate! Starbucks Coffee Proposed at 198 Hanover Street A new retail development project by Charter Realty is seeking permits ...
    https://northendwaterfront.com

22 min 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.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

22 min 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.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

22 min 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
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

5 hours ago

How does the weekend look? A bit more Spring-...

How does the weekend look? A bit more Spring-like as temperatures warm into the mid to upper 50s, cooler along the coast thanks to developing sea-breezes. Plenty of sunshine through the period, with the next chance for rain not until late Tuesday into Wednesday.


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