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Editorial: Mass. missteps with Real Id
The idea was to make sure that when a person presented a driver's license anywhere in the country, it confirmed their identity.
Alleged Child Predator Arrested in Brookline Craigslist Sting
Brookline police over the weekend arrested a 25-year-old Jamaica Plain man who allegedly tried to set up a tryst with a fictional, underage girl.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
County Fare: City barber to follow up on kids' cuts
During Monday's "Cuts for Kids" event, All-Star Cuts barbershop owner Kevin Fye watched more than 100 Pittsfield children walk through the door of 148 First St. to receive a free back-to-school haircut.
Massachusetts licenses spurned by feds
Massachusetts residents are finding that their state driver's license is no longer good enough to use as an ID to gain access to some federal facilities.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Brookline Police Log: Wrong-Way Driver Charged with DUI, Drug Bust at ...
Heip Vo, 30, of Susan Drive, Saugus, was charged with OUI. Police said at about 2 a.m., an officer saw Vo driving a white Subaru the wrong way on Marion Street and pulled him over.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Swedish Car Day Puts Saab, Volvo on Museum Lawn
The first is today's 15th Swedish Car Day at Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline .
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Globe columnist doesn't know first thing about raising kids in 'the city'
Shirley Leung's column about why she and her husband left the South End for the suburbs is actually a decent enough piece about the problems faced by people who live in the South End who decide to have children.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
John Hersey MagazineHow my brother's life ended with a fentanyl overdose
I WAS HAVING LUNCH at a Brookline restaurant with my wife and one of our three sons when I got the call that my only brother, Jamie, had died of a drug overdose.
Jogger rescues 2 kids in stroller from reservoir
Jogger rescues 2 kids in stroller from reservoir The stroller rolled down a 10-foot embankment and fell in the water with the children face down.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
'Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park,' by Matthew Gilbert
We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.
News Minute: Here's the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press
Authorities say one person has died and three people have been injured in a three-vehicle crash in Wellfleet.
NYC woman pulls kids from Massachusetts reservoir
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Mon Aug 18, 2014
Kevin Fisher, CEO of medical marijuana applicant in Northampton, resigns
NORTHAMPTON - Kevin Fisher , the executive director of a company hoping to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Northampton and Brookline, has resigned from the company amid questions by the state about information on its applications, according to the Daily Hampshire Gazette .
Jessica Campbell, 27, and John Lanzillotti, 28, died after being struck by a car on Beacon Street.
Mohamed Alfageeh of Allston was arraigned Monday on two counts of motor vehicle homicide for the June crash that killed two pedestrians in Back Bay.
Man Behind Halted Mass. Marijuana Dispensary Bids Resigns
The executive director of New England Treatment Access Inc. resigned after reports last week that he lied on his resume during the application process for two Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensary licenses, The Boston Globe reports .
Fri Aug 15, 2014
sipsCopper-hued pinot grigio for adventurous diners
If a sommelier suggests a wine that offers heft and swagger, don't be surprised if it turns out to be pinot grigio.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Eleven out of 200 non-profit applicants cleared several hurdles so far in the medical marijuana licensing process; however, two of those 11, including a Hampshire County proposal, may not go any further.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Medical marijuana license - on hold' amid resume questions
The state has put a company's bid to open medical marijuana facilities in Brookline and Northampton "on hold" after the Boston Globe reported that the director falsely claimed to be a college graduate, Governor Deval Patrick said Wednesday.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Globe report indicates applicant lied to get pot license
Maybe the NIMBY's are on to something. Just days after Brookline residents joined a growing chorus of their Massachusetts peers who have blocked the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in their neighborhoods, the Boston Globe is reporting that at least one recipient of dispensary licenses may have lied on his application to the state.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Bridj lives and breathes direct service
Still in beta testing and having just launched service in the Boston area in June, Bridj bills itself as a "smart, living, breathing, thinking transportation system" that elevates the typical commute to high-end direct bus service.