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A bus from New York City has caught fire in the outskirts of Boston, snarling traffic on the Massachusetts Turnpike. Television video showed flames and smoke spewing from the red-and-white Bolt bus parked at the roadside during the Monday evening rush hour and windows being blown out in an explosion. Comment?
A few blocks from the finish line and even closer to the spot where the second bomb exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers are building a combination clubhouse, interactive museum and retail store that, for the first time, gives them a year-round, public presence. The Boston RunBase scheduled to open April 16 will allow visitors to learn about the world's most prestigious road race, run a replica of the course on a treadmill or see artifacts from its 118-year history. Comment?
During the first of what is expected to be a series of hearings on the bid, council members said they will be looking to see what impact the plan would have on the city's neighborhoods. A number voiced concerns about the games running over budget, forcing city taxpayers to foot the bill, while some called out organizers for lack of transparency as they developed their proposal, largely out of the public eye. Comment?
Historic snowfalls are costing state and local governments millions in plowing and other inclement weather expenses. They're also exacting a heavy toll on the regional economy. Comment?
The former chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority has been sentenced to six months in prison for filing bogus income tax returns that cheated the IRS out of more than $30,000. Sixty-one-year-old James Kerasiotes of Wrentham was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Boston. Comment?
Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen. Forecasters originally said the storm could bring 1 to 3 feet of snow and punishing hurricane-force winds. Comment?
More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days. Snow was blowing sideways with ever-increasing intensity in New York City by midafternoon as flurries began in Boston. Comment?
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