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Paula Sharaga, 69 of Cambridge, identified as cyclist who died after being hit by a cement truck in Boston
Police identified the cyclist who was killed after being hit by a cement truck in Boston Friday as Paula Sharaga, 69, of Cambridge. Sharaga was riding her bicycle in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood at about 1:45 p.m. Friday. She collided with a cement truck on Brookline Avenue and Park Drive, according
What's Open, Closed On President's Day In Burlington
BURLINGTON, MA -- Monday is President's Day, not to mention the first day of February vacation for public school students throughout Massachusetts. The holiday was actually established in 1885 to honor President George Washington. It was later renamed Presidents Day to celebrate the birthdays of bot
Candlelight Vigil Held for Beloved Teacher Killed in Somerville Hit-and-Run Crash
A beloved Massachusetts educator was remembered one week after the deadly hit-and-run crash that claimed her life. Friends and community members gathered for a candlelight vigil at the intersection of Powderhouse Boulevard and Hardan Road in Somerville, where Allison Donovan was hit and killed aroun
Data Download with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone
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Dane Cook opens up about his 20-year-old girlfriend
Dane Cook has been doing stand-up comedy for longer than his girlfriend has been alive, and he’s not afraid to talk about it. The Arlington native stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Thursday to promote his upcoming tour. While he was there, he hit back at some of the online critics of his relationsh
MBTA to Talk About Fare Proposals, Buses at Watertown Meeting
A series of community meetings are being held to discusstheMBTAfare proposal. A 6.3% average fare increase has been proposed, which would take effect on July 1, 2019. Comments regarding the fare proposal can also be emailed email@example.com mailed toMBTA, Attn: Fare Proposal, 10 Park Plaza, Boston
Cambridge Police Arrest Man Accused Of Following, Grabbing Young Sisters
CAMBRIDGE (CBS) — Cambridge police announced Saturday that they have made an arrest in connection with the Feb. 13 incident where two preteen girls were followed in the Pearl Street area.
Reduced tax refunds surprise Massachusetts taxpayers
Greg Tully is 71 years old and for the first time in his working life he will not receive a federal tax refund. “Last year we got $631 back. This year we owed around $1,500,” he said.
‘You Can’t Build Your Stupid Wall’: Mass. Congressional Delegation Reacts To Trump’s National Emergency
BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Congressional delegation is slamming President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund the construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Lobstah On A Roll Owners Not Bringing Restaurant To Arlington
ARLINGTON, MA – A restaurant expected to move into the Elton's Roast Beef & Pizza space on Mass. Ave. is no longer happening, according to Boston Restaurant Talk. The team behind Lobstah On a Roll planned to bring either another Lobstah On a Roll or a restaurant called 478 Mass. Ave. to the space.
Arlington Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
ARLINGTON, MA — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Overcast throughout the day and windy in the afternoon. Partly cloudy until evening.
Man In Brighton Threatening To Shoot Police
BRIGHTON, MA -- A suspect has barricaded himself into a building on Brighton Street and is threatening to shoot responding police officers, according to scanner reports. Police have called a SWAT team to the scene. Boston Police say the suspect has several guns registered in his name and have establ
AAA Gives 3 MA Restaurants 5-Diamond Rating
AAA has released its national lists of five- and four-star restaurants, and 14 restaurants in Massachusetts made one of the two lists. The five-star list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year. In other words, just 0.2 pe
He pretended his Valentine's date stood him up at Outback; strangers picked up his tab
WASHINGTON - A thought popped into Stephen Bonser's head midway through Valentine's Day. "If I went to Outback Steakhouse by myself tonight and asked for a table for 2, then got progressively sadder as the night went on alone, do you think they'd give me my steak for free?" Bonser, 27, who works in
Beverly Man Rams Police Cruiser In Attempt To Flee
BEVERLY, MA -- A man was ordered held without bail after ramming a police cruiser, knocking over headstones in a cemetery and crashing into a tree as he tried to flee police Thursday morning. Beverly Police were looking for Juan Rodriguez, 45, of Hilltop Drive in Beverly, after his girlfriend went t
Arlington resident named Five Star Wealth Manager
The Bulfinch Group announced that Richard Belofsky, of Arlington, has earned the designation of Five Star Wealth Manager. The Five Star Wealth Manager award is annually given to financial managers who are identified through research conducted with peers and firms; the program analyzes internal and e
MSP: 2 students taken to hospital after school transportation van crash
REVERE, Mass. - Two students have been taken to the hospital after a school transportation van crashed in Revere Friday afternoon, according to Massachusetts State Police. Police said the students' injuries were not serious.
AG: Massachusetts Couple Charged With Sex Trafficking at Salem Brothel
A Massachusetts couple is facing charges for allegedly trafficking women for sex at a Salem brothel that served as a front for human trafficking and money laundering, according to the attorney general's office.
Library fines removed to widen access, circulation
Arlington's libraries have joined a growing national trend by removing overdue fines on materials borrowed at the Robbins and Fox. Overdue fines ended as of Valentine's Day, but patrons who don't return a book have to pay to keep them. The same is true of lost or damaged materials, and borrowers wil
Two small winter storms are on the way
A couple of winter storms are expected to come to town this week, one Sunday night into Monday and and another Wednesday night into Thursday. After a sunny, relatively mild day in Boston Saturday, with a high temperature of about 40 degrees, clouds are expected to increase throughout the day on Sund