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3 hrs ago | FishBowl
Ha ha. Check out the tail end of the first few sentences of this Boston Globe item written by the tandem of Michael Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein : Actor Mark Ruffalo was at the Globe on Monday to do research for his new movie Spotlight , in which he'll play Globe investigative reporter Michael Rezendes , a member of the Pulitzer-winning team that broke the Catholic sex abuse scandal.
5 hrs ago | Ayer Public Spirit
A coalition of women backing Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker is holding a fundraiser on Thursday in Boston. The 11:45 a.m. event, which is set for the Cyclorama on Tremont Street, includes a VIP reception that will cost $500 for entry and $200 for the luncheon.
9 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
Police have cited a Lowell resident for driving with a suspended license after she allegedly struck a pedestrian on Middlesex Street on Sunday. The driver, Mia Liz Davis, 31, hit a 33-year-old Lowell woman while she was crossing Middlesex Street near East Aldea Street with another individual at about 9:50 p.m., according to police.
10 hrs ago | Business Journal
It's been roughly three years since these pages last wrote about the financial shortfalls at the Crosstown Hampton Inn & Suites, a city-subsidized hotel in Boston's no-mans-land between Roxbury and the South End.
Boston Calling Music Festival has been guaranteed to continue at City Hall Plaza through 2017. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Concertgoers of Boston's well-known Boston Calling Music Festival can look forward to several more shows, after the City of Boston announced its decision to continue to hold the festival at City Hall Plaza through 2017.
During last week's casino hearings, the chief investigator for the state gambling commission revealed that a longtime business partner of the felon Charles Lightbody stands to make more than $1 million from the sale of land in Everett to Steve Wynn for a casino. On Sept.
Dwayne McNair, 33, of Dedham, had bail set at $500,000 today on charges he and a pal raped one woman in Forest Hills and another on Mission Hill in 2004, after the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police got back test results they say proved the DNA found in a used condom saved by one of the victims could not have come from McNair's twin brother. McNair will now become the first person in the US to go to trial based on a new testing method by a European company, Eurofins Scientific, which announced only in December, 2013 that it had developed a testing method that could detect subtle differences in the DNA of even identical twins.
After all of the moving, lifting, and unpacking this September 1, your body, and especially your back, might be crying out. One way to prevent the aches and pains? Strengthen your core.
A limping citizen complains about some godawful pavement on Guest Street in Brighton - and attaches a photo of a newly broken ankle to buttress the point: I would like to thank the City of Boston for the beautiful pavement on the street outside 20 Guest St. Stepping off the curb and into this hole next to the sewer, almost killing myself and breaking my ankle! Sweet deal! Thanks again! Um, this is a "same old, same old" in this area. I take my life into my own hands if I want to walk down the street.... Help keep Universal Hub going.
There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. Beacon Hill Roll Call has obtained the 2014 official list from the state Treasurer's Office of the "per diem" travel, meals and lodging reimbursements collected by the Legislature's 40 state senators from Jan. 1, through Sept.
An unidentified woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when she was struck by a car on Middlesex Street near East Aldea Street, in the Highlands section of the city, on Sunday night. Police were called to the area of 1505 Middlesex St., in front of Dunkin' Donuts, at 9:52 p.m., and found the female pedestrian unconscious in the middle of the outbound travel lane.
Three infants were found dead in a Massachusetts home. A 31-year-old woman is in custody, but not charged with the deaths.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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