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Man shot, killed in Boston's South End

Boston police are investigating a deadly shooting in the South End. Officers responded to a call about a person who was shot in the area of Southampton and Topeka streets, nearby the Massachusetts Avenue Connector. Police said they found a man in his 30s suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken

WCVB - 2017-09-24 15:25:00

Thousands Gather on Boston Common to Form Human Peace Sign

Thousands of people gathered on the Boston Common Saturday afternoon in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest human peace sign. Children's Services of Roxbury, a non-profit that helps families throughout Massachusetts, organized the event. "In this world, it's like everybody

NECN - 2017-09-23 21:08:08

Thousands Turn Out for Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

Thousands of people participated in Saturday's 2017 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. There were various course lengths to choose from including a full marathon walk from Hopkinton, a half marathon walk from Wellesley, a 10K from Newton and a 5K from Dana-Farber in Boston. Each route retraced the ste

NECN - 2017-09-24 15:26:57

Magazine 09/24/2017 - The Boston Globe

Boston Rocks Globe Magazine When Boston rocked North End guide Globe Magazine Where to eat and what to order in Boston's North End Airport security Globe Magazine Do airport security lines have to be so awful? A rare look inside TSA. College & Money Globe Magazine The college debt crisis is e

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-24 06:37:44

Wall & Main: Palo Alto startup challenges Boston online furniture leader

I first discovered that you could sell furniture online when I bought a couch from Worcester's Furniture.com. But the battle for control of the $300 billion home renovation and design industry features a Boston incumbent with about a 10 percent share of the market in one corner and a well-financed P

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-24 11:10:00

Boston woman reunited with family after enduring hurricanes in Caribbean

A Boston woman has been reunited with her family after enduring devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean. Emily Lafferman was studying medicine at Ross University's campus in Dominica when Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the island, including Lafferman's school. "Devastation everywhere," Lafferma

WCVB - 2017-09-24 22:35:00

At Symphony Hall: Haydn's drumrolls, Mahler's pathos - The Boston Globe

After a splashy Bernsteinian Friday-night gala concert, complete with "Turkey Trots" and feather boas, Saturday night's Boston Symphony Orchestra concert, the first of its subscriptions season, had a more sober, back-to-school feel about it - at least on paper. On the bill were symphonies by Haydn a

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

'Peace' premiere brings memories of Tip O'Neill - The Boston Globe

The memory of the late Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill was in the house at the AMC Loews cinema downtown, as were members of his family for the US premiere of "In The Name of Peace: John Hume in America," a documentary about how Nobel laureate John Hume harnessed the power of Irish America to bring

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Amazon Wouldn't Be So Great For Boston

Amazon is looking for another U.S. headquarters, and everyone wants a piece of the action. The New York Times had an interesting analysis of Amazon's requirements and where the company might find its needs met. Boston was in the top three but failed to make the cut due to the fact that the city does

BANKER & TRADESMAN ONLINE - 2017-09-24 11:00:57

Trump travel ban expires; new restrictions expected - The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON - President Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States to replace the ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries. The earlier restrictions expired Sunday, 90 days after they went into effect. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended th

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Business vows to rebuild after Dorchester fire - The Boston Globe

The owner of a building in Dorchester that housed several businesses and was damaged by a fire early Saturday morning is vowing to rebuild and reopen "better than ever" in wake of the blaze, but it's too early to say when that will be. An electrical short circuit in the building's basement, at 756-7

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

GOP health bill in major peril as resistance hardens among key senators - The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON - The floundering Republican attempt to undo the Affordable Care Act met hardening resistance from key GOP senators Sunday that left it on the verge of collapsing, even as advocates vowed to keep pushing for a vote this week. With Senate GOP leaders just one ''no'' vote away from defeat,

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

High-pressure system leads to warm, summery days in Boston - The Boston Globe

Break out the shorts and sunglasses because it's going to be sunny, warm,and summerlike for the next three days, according to the National Weather Service. Sunday's high in Boston was expected to be 83 degrees, a full 13 degrees above the average for this time of year, said Kim Buttrick, a meteorolo

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Woman found dead in Revere home is identified - The Boston Globe

REVERE -- A woman found dead inside a home on Grand View Avenue Saturday afternoon was identified by authorities Sunday as 30-year-old Vanessa MacCormack, according to a statement from the Suffolk district attorney's office. Revere Police and emergency medical personnel arriving at 93 Grand View Av

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Bridge in Boston to be renamed for late sons of marathon bombing hero

BOSTON - A small bridge in Boston is being renamed in honor of the late sons of one of the citizen heroes that emerged from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker will join Carlos Arredondo and his wife, Victoria Foley, at the Thursday renaming of the Jamaica Way Bridge for

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

2-alarm fire rips through basement of Boston commercial building

A two-alarm fire broke out in a commercial building in Boston Saturday morning. Officials said firefighters responded just after 2:30 a.m. to 756-762 Adams St in Dorchester and found smoke upon arrival. The fire started in the common basement, but did not spread to the first floor of the businesses

WCVB - 2017-09-23 14:25:00

Haitian community rallies in support of Walsh

Walsh and supporters gathered in Mattapan Square. Maddie Kilgannon photo Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off the last weekend before Tuesday's preliminary election at a rally with the Haitian community in Mattapan. Roughly 100 people attended Saturday morning's rally on Blue Hill Avenue for Walsh's reelec

DORCHESTER REPORTER - 2017-09-24 14:54:39

Teen charged with two-day armed robbery spree that may have included a sexual attack

The Boston Police Department reports arresting Jude Desparge, 18, on charges he used a knife to hold up three women Thursday and that he is also suspected of robbing two more on Friday - and sexually attacking one of those. According to police, Despage held up three women at knifepoint beetween 12:3

DORCHESTER REPORTER - 2017-09-23 20:48:04

Two-alarm fire heavily damages Adams Corner block

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 2:34 a.m. to a block of stores and offices at 756-762 Adams St. The two-alarm fire was confined to the second floor, but it caused extensive smoke damage to the first-floor shops, the department says, estimating damage at $700,000. Fire in

DORCHESTER REPORTER - 2017-09-23 13:51:14

Police report details Groton killings - The Boston Globe

Wagner Alcocer Suspect Orion Krause is led away by police in Groton from the home where he was found. Orion Krause, the Oberlin College graduate accused of killing three relatives and a caretaker two weeks ago in Groton, sang to investigators who questioned him about the murders and allegedly told

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00