3 hrs ago
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Fire official skeptical of report on Sturbridge Fire Dept.
A top official with the Western Massachusetts Fire Chiefs Association is questioning the motive and expertise of the consultant who recently did a critical study of the Sturbridge Fire Department.
7 hrs ago
24 Possible Mayoral Candidates for Preliminary Election
The deadline to sign up for nomination papers for Boston's mayoral and city council elections has passed, with 24 possible candidates for mayor.
10 hrs ago
Maurice Hines, Barry McGee, and More
Today's foremost actors take on the finest classic and contemporary writers to bring you excellent mysteries, new dramas and the best of Masterpiece from the show's 40 year run.
Mon May 20, 2013
Police Arrest 4 for OUI and Man Urinating in Motel Parking Lot
The following are excerpts from reports in the Danvers Police Department press log from May 16-17. Thursday, May 16 9:58 p.m. Lesa M. Deleon, 44, of 46 Courtney Dr., Beverly, was arrested, following a motor vehicle accident on High Street.
The Daily Caller
A lesson from the Boston lockdown
In his recent Ohio State commencement speech, President Obama soothed graduates by telling them not to pay attention to what they may have heard, not to fear government, and to reject the idea that "tyranny is always lurking just around the corner." Was he worried the grads had seen videos of the SWAT enforcers in Boston after the marathon ... (more)
Envelope With White Powder Found at AG's Office
UPDATE, 2:30 p.m. : On Twitter , Boston Fire said they responded at 1:05 p.m. Monday to the state office building for "an envelope on floor 20 with white powder in it." Boston Fire confirmed the location was the state Attorney General's office .
Mother, baby in stroller hit by car turning onto Jamaicaway at Perkins Street
There are several signs telling cars not to turn left at that intersection. Howvever, drivers look at the light that doesn't have a sign.
Boston to swap parking for 'parklets' in 3 districts, eyes a 4th
Parking spaces are set to become "parklets" in Allston, Jamaica Plain and Mission Hill - " three neighborhoods selected by City Hall for the installation of miniature parks.
Possible hit-and-run in Fenway kills cyclist; 2 women hit in South Boston in serious condition
The cyclist, a woman in her early 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene near the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West, Boston Police Officer James Kenneally said.
The lost lion of the Back Bay
On ArchBoston, Billski wonders what happened to the rooftop lion atop the Kensington Building on Boylston Street, which sat where the Darth Vader building now broods over the avenue.
Sampling the new sandwiches in town
Starting in 2012, we've seen a torrent of national chains onto the local market: numerous locations of both Potbelly Sandwich Shop and Firehouse Subs.
Sun May 19, 2013
Woman hit, killed while biking near Kenmore Square
Boston police say a truck hit and killed a woman in her twenties. She was riding her bicycle near the intersection of Bay State Road and Charlesgate West, near the Storrow Drive exit ramp.
Fire on Fulton Place, Selectmen Reorganize, and New Trees on Route 106
Early Friday morning, Mansfield fire and local departments providing mutual aid assisted with extinguishing a fire located in a set of apartments on 15 Fulton Place.
Invensys Tax Break, Safer Football Helmets, Driver in Fatal Crash Arraigned & More
FOXBOROUGH Arguably the most important article approved at Foxborough's Annual Town Meeting Monday was Article 28, the Invensys TIF agreement, which grants the company with over 100-year-old roots in town a 15-year tax break to invest $33 million into renovating its existing buildings on Mechanic Street and Neponset Avenue and retain at least 900 ... (more)
Despite High Ridership, Bike Crashes Spike Slightly
Bike-related crashes spiked a small amount given the higher ridership in the Boston area over the course of the last two years.
The Heartland Institute
Does Solar Energy Actually Make Massachusetts Safer?
Earlier this month, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick announced that his state reached the goal of 250 megawatts of installed solar energy capacity.
Andris Nelsons Appointed Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director
Nelsons, 34, will be the youngest music director to lead the BSO in more than a century when he assumes the post in the 2014-15 season.
City of Boston
Mayor Menino Announces $1.8 Billion Capital Plan with Focus on Investments in Neighborhoods
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today joined city officials and community leaders at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown to highlight the City's five year, $1.8 billion Capital Plan, which includes 341 projects across Boston and covers the building and maintenance of all the City's infrastructure including roads, buildings, key technology ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate 9th anniversary in Boston Public Garden
Ellen Wade, at center-right in turquoise shirt, spoke at the gathering as her wife Maureen Brodoff, in striped cardigan, and other same-sex marriage supporters listened.