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A new policy applying to all personnel under the Town Council 's purview, including councilors themselves, formalizes the way travel and meeting expenses should be approved.
According to police, a detective was watching the parking lots in North Braintree Square when he saw a man pull into the lot and sit in his vehicle.
The Braintree Police Department will ratchet up its drunk driving enforcement efforts this holiday season thanks to a federal grant that will allow local and state police to run extra patrols Dec. 13 through Jan. 1. "The message is simple: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," Police Chief Russell Jenkins said in a statement.
A 39-year-old Braintree man has been charged in a fatal accident last year at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut.
Support Toys for Tots at the 4th annual Braintree Christmas Party at the Granite Grill on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Gift cards to area stores will be accepted for older children.
A neighborhood dream to transform a mothballed home into a community arts center is moving toward reality with the approval of $230,000 in Community Preservation funding.
The Securities and Exchange Commission made final judgements against Arnett L. Waters, former CEO of a financial firm based in Braintree, on Wednesday in U.S. District Court, ending a case that began in 2012 with the allegation that Waters had defrauded clients out of millions of dollars.
Over an 18-month stretch during World War II, six members of the Diotte family of Braintree served in the U.S. military.
Customers at Staples in Braintree Friday morning found themselves in the midst of a reality television show.
Three Braintree firefighters were honored recently by Chief James O'Brien for their efforts using CPR on two victims in one day last month.
The tax bill for the average single-family home in Quincy is expected to increase around $107, with Quincy officials finalizing the tax rate for the fiscal 2014.
Black Friday retail sales figures show that overstuffed Americans trotted from the Thanksgiving Day table to big box chain stores and spent nearly 10 percent less than a year ago on Christmas shopping.
It very nearly lived in infamy as the "furniture committee," or to be more specific, the Committee to Review the Council Chambers and the Council Furniture, before President Charles Kokoros thought better and dropped the last four words.