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3 hrs ago |

3 infants found dead hidden in home: Gruesome details emerge in Mass. mystery

Three infants were found dead in a Massachusetts home. A 31-year-old woman is in custody, but not charged with the deaths.


7 hrs ago |

Police ask for help solving murder of Roxbury teen

Boston police are asking for the public's help to solve the murder of 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez of Roxbury, who was shot and killed early in the morning on Saturday, Sept. 6. Gonzales was found at the corner of Wardman Road and Walnut Park about 12:30 a.m., police said.


12 hrs ago |

Tall Ships Planning Return to Boston in 3 Years

The stop will be the only stop in the United States that year, according to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Other stops will include Quebec City and Bermuda.


13 hrs ago |

Wake, Funeral Planned for Northborough Specialist Killed in Afghanistan

Specialist Brian K. Arsenault, 28, Bronze Star recipient, was valiantly killed in action while serving with Company B, 1st Battalion 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on Sept. 4, 2014.


17 hrs ago |

Controversy shines spotlight on young Fall River city councilor

Jasiel Correia II was a skinny 13-year-old middle school student, wearing a New York Yankees baseball cap, when he attended the Fall River BOLD Coalition's first meeting almost nine years ago. After being told to remove the Yankees cap, Correia stood up and addressed a room full of local officials and substance abuse counselors about how kids his age were being hooked on drugs, and how he wanted to help.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

Allston, Brighton neighbors consider student impact

More than 100 residents of Allston and Brighton spent Saturday morning at a community meeting, hoping to find solutions to the strain placed on parts of their neighborhoods that are increasingly populated by transient students. The area has "experienced a steady change," said John Cusack, 50, who grew up in Brighton and has three children in local schools.


Pedestrian struck in Back Bay, hospitalized

A pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle near Massachusetts Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue, according to Boston police. Police responded around 4:15 p.m., according to Boston Police Officer James Kenneally.


Arlington employee arrested on - upskirting' charges

A 53-year-old New Hampshire man was arrested in a popular cafe in Arlington center early Saturday morning, after police say they discovered him videotaping women in the coffee shop's restroom. Joseph B. Hennessey, who is an Arlington Department of Public Works employee who has been out on worker's compensation for more than a year, has been charged with disturbing the peace and photographing an unsuspecting nude person, according to Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan.


Cher Postpones 10 Additional 'Dressed to Kill' Tour Dates Due to Illness

Under the advice of her physicians, Cher has had to postpone eight additional cities of her hugely successful "Dressed to Kill" tour extravaganza including upcoming shows scheduled for next week at NY's Madison Square Garden in order to fully recover from what doctors termed an acute viral infection. Cher is currently recovering at her Los Angeles home.


Weekend Open Houses: Sept. 13-14

Still shopping for your dream home? We want to make the search a little easier, so we've rounded up a handful of open house events happening around Greater Boston this weekend. This weekend's open house events include a gorgeous South End condo with an amazing rooftop deck, a renovated Victorian in Melrose, and a multi-family home in Dorchester.



Fort Point Channel and Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston

What is going on across the the channel? Standing on Independence Wharf, looking across Fort Point Channel at Boston's Seaport District I could see six mammoth cranes stooping over new high-rise construction. Buildings are sprouting like weeds from the former marsh.


What the Heck Is Going On With That Ugly Garage Near the Aquarium?

The hideous Harbor Garage is one of the biggest eyesores left in downtown Boston. To add insult to injury, the unsightly concrete block squats on one of most valuable tracts of waterfront in Boston, just down Atlantic Avenue from Rowes Wharf and right on the new Greenway.


Fri Sep 12, 2014

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First-degree murder charge against Dorchester man dropped after key witness dies in jail

Homicide Watch Boston reports the Suffolk County District Attorney's office dropped the charge against Eric Barnes after the May death of a woman in the South Bay House of Corrections who was going to testify against Barnes. Barnes and two other men were charged with murdering Brousseau Normil , 20, of Cambridge, whose body was found stuffed in the back seat of a rental car on Langdon Street in Roxbury in 2013.



New parking restrictions limit visitor spots in South Boston

If you've ever tried parking in Southie, you know it can be a nightmare, but Friday the city kicked off a new pilot program that could have drivers saying "that's the spot." Beginning Friday night people who live in Southie will have first dibs on street parking.


Child Rapist Robbed, Assaulted Brockton Woman Right Before Her Death, Officials Say

A convicted child rapist is being held without bail after being charged with assaulting and robbing a woman in Brockton shortly before she was fatally struck by a tow truck on Monday, Sept. 8. George Rhodes, 47, was arraigned in Brockton District Court on Friday morning after being arrested Thursday night at a Boston homeless shelter, according to The Enterprise .


Boston Pub. Health Commission Director, JP Resident to Step Down

The Executive Director of the Boston Public Health Commission is stepping down for a new opportunity and will leave her role effective Oct. 3, according to an announcement by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh this week . Dr. Barbara Ferrer is planning to take on a new role as Chief Strategy Officer with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation .


Lowell Sun

Victims of 9/11 honored in Boston

Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, including 210 Bay State residents and people with strong ties to Massachusetts, their families, friends and state officials on Thursday sought to honor and remember them.


Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Candidates for Mass. governor hitting campaign trail

The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor are casting about for votes in Boston as they begin looking past the primaries and ahead to the November election. Martha Coakley will join Congressman Michael Capuano at a tavern in the city's Charlestown neighborhood Friday at noon to talk about her economic plans if elected governor.


Pipeline! celebrates 25 years with concert series

Bad news, Boston rock 'n' roll fans of a certain age: More than 80 vintage bands either ignored or declined Bob Dubrow's invitation to play his series of concerts celebrating 25 years of Pipeline!, WMBR's weekly live local music showcase. The much better news: More than 80 others - most of them reuniting in one form or another - gladly accepted.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

Business Journal

Entrepreneurs, tech companies honored at annual MassTLC Leadership Awards Gala

Entrepreneurs and businesses in the Boston-area technology industry were honored Thursday evening at the Mass Technology Leadership Council's 17th annual Leadership Awards Gala at the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel.



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