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2 hrs ago | City of Boston

September Author Talks and Lectures at Boston Public Library Locations

Boston Public Library will host author talks and a range of lectures during the month of September.


6 hrs ago | WHDH

Girls pulled unconscious from Cape Cod hotel pool

Two young sisters from New York vacationing on Cape Cod have been flown to a Boston hospital after they were pulled unconscious from a motel swimming pool.


10 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

Boston Requires Colleges To Hand Over Off-Campus Student Addresses

The Boston City Council approved an ordinance Wednesday to require colleges to provide the city with the addresses of students who live off-campus.


11 hrs ago |

Mosquitoes With West Nile Found in South Boston

The Boston Public Health Commission announced this afternoon that a mosquito pool in South Boston tested positive for the West Nile virus on August 19. This is the second such announcement this week, but health officials said in a statement this afternoon that the alert level remains at "moderate."


13 hrs ago |

Dorchester man charged in non-fatal shooting

A 22-year-old Dorchester man is being charged today in connection with a non-fatal shooting near Ashmont Station Wednesday night, officials said.


14 hrs ago |

Firefighters battle four-alarm blaze in Brighton

One woman was rescued by neighbors, nine people were injured, and at least two dozen people are potentially homeless after a persistent fire chewed through a three-family apartment building in Brighton and spread to an adjacent home, a witness and offiicials said.


14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Phantom Gourmet: Sterling's In Boston's Financial District

It's one of the coolest new spots to eat and drink in downtown Boston, combining old-school dishes with a new, trendy twist.


14 hrs ago |

Fatal Roslindale Stabbing Under Investigation

Boston police are investigating after an unidentified victim was found stabbed to death on Hyde Park Avenue in Roslindale Thursday morning.


17 hrs ago | WHDH

Foley recounts 2011 kidnapping for GlobalPost

New Hampshire-based journalist James Foley was working freelance for the Boston office of the online newspaper GlobalPost when he disappeared in Syria back in 2012.


22 hrs ago |

Literary cultural district showcases Boston as city of ideas

The creation of an official "district" - outfitted with wall plaques and served by walking tours of various literary locations - might seem an odd way to draw attention to the importance of reading and writing, acts that are generally pursued in solitude.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Boston Herald

Diversity a priority for Boston police commissioner: Watch the Video

As protesters continued to march in Ferguson, Mo., following the shooting of an unarmed teen by a police officer, Hub police brass spent the night in Roxbury talking to youngsters in an attempt to build better relationships.


Anatomy of the Market Basket meltdown

Local CEOs, the former US secretary of labor, a MIT Sloan professor, and more offer their reflections on the company's disastrous summer.


Lowell Sun

Few details released on 3 Lowell accidents

The first of the three accidents occurred at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday on Rogers Street near Park Street.


What if Ebola Made it to Boston? Health Officials Launch Awareness Campaign

The World Health Organization announced Wednesday that the death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak has risen to 1,350.



Missing NH journalist reportedly executed by ISIS

ISIS militants say that they have executed kidnapped journalist James Foley of Rochester, New Hampshire.


The Moving Trucks Are Coming and BU Is Already Nervous The Moving Trucks Are Coming and BU Is Alread

Sept. 1 is less than two weeks away. For Boston, that means an enormous influx of students is also less than two weeks away.


Tue Aug 19, 2014


Native Waters/A Chitimacha Recollection

Watch the story of a small Native American tribe known as "the People of Many Waters" who are among the first people of Louisiana and heirs of an unbroken 8,000 year past in their native coastal region of the Atchafalaya Basin.


'Spare Change Guy' Arrested, Charged with Failing to Register as Sex Offender

John Bubier, 60, of Boston - better known to many Bostonians as "Spare Change Guy" - was arrested by MBTA Transit Police and charged with violating the state's Sex Offender Registry law.


Business Journal

More deals will follow Boston firm's purchase of 11 local solar projects

The sun is rising for Zaid Ashai and his team at Nexamp, the Boston-based solar developer and operator.


Universal Hub

Tempers flared at East Boston restaurant after World Cup soccer match, but not because of the outcome

The owner of a Colombian restaurant on Saratoga Street and police traded accusations of insolence at a hearing today on incidents during and following the Colombia/Brazil World Cup match on July 4. El Kiosko, 972 Saratoga St., was before the Boston Licensing Board to explain a patron brawl just outside its doors and how a customer came to be found ... (more)



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