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Project replacing Braintree bridge to begin tomorrow

The $6.3 million project is planned to be completed in 55 hours or less over this weekend. BOSTON - Construction crews will demolish Route 3 northbound bridge near the Braintree split at 10 p.m. Friday, marking the start of a $6.3 million project to replace two bridges that carry Route 3 over the I-

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 19:33:06

Braintree council eyes public art in town villages

Public art, like murals, can increase property value, improve livability, build community and provides a big return on investment, according to artist Alexander Golob, who wants to bring his talents to Braintree. Golob spoke to the town council Tuesday night, at the invitation of District 5 Town Cou

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 18:35:49

Drug testing part new Braintree police contracts

The town council approved a three-year contract with its police unions that includes a provision for random drug testing. BRAINTREE - New contracts with town police unions call for officers to undergo random drug testing. The contracts, with the Braintree Police Superior Officers Association and the

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 05:10:30

No decision yet on Braintree's Petersen Pool

The next planning board discussion of the plan is now set for Nov. 1. Fred Hanson The Patriot Ledger @Fhanson_Ledger BRAINTREE - The wait for a decision on building the Petersen Pool just got a little longer. The planning board was scheduled to discuss the pool, which would be part of a sports comp

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-21 05:22:48

Clifford drops bid for re-election to Braintree council

A 10-year member of the town council, Clifford said he is making the decision for "personal and professional reasons." BRAINTREE - District 6 Town Councilor Dan Clifford will step down at the end of his term in January. A town councilor for a decade, Clifford made the announcement on Tuesday, the fi

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 00:04:12

Braintree council tables speed limit reduction

Councilors are seeking additional information and possible changes to a proposed 25 mile per hour speed limit on side streets. Fred Hanson The Patriot Ledger @Fhanson_Ledger BRAINTREE - Questions from town councilors has stalled action on a proposed reduction of the speed limit on some town streets

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 05:19:59

Braintree Stabbing: 3 Face Murder Charges

BRAINTREE, MA - Three people face assault and murder charges following an alleged stabbing over the weekend. Kerry Duggan, 33, homeless, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and armed assault to murder; Larry O'Brien, 33, was charged with assault and battery and assault to mu

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:39:39

Dorchester man, 30, held, charged with murders on Expressway, Santuit Street

A 30-year-old Dorchester man has been charged with two homicides that took place in the neighborhood a week ago (Sept. 10) - a double-shooting on the Southeast Expressway that killed a motorcyclist and another that left a woman dead later that night on Santuit Street. Authorities allege that Lance H

DORCHESTER REPORTER - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Two people stabbed in Dorchester - The Boston Globe

A double stabbing in Dorchester Thursday morning has left one person with life threatening injuries, Boston police said. Officers responded to the call at 8:04 a.m. and found two people with stab wounds at 50 Bradshaw St., according to Boston Police Department spokeswoman Maisha Miraj. Both victims

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Atlantic Symphony Opening Night to feature Mozart and Berlioz

If you are new to the ASO, or have not attended a concert in the last few years, come to ASO's Season Preview event at Tosca, Hingham, on Sunday, September 24 at 5 p.m. to learn more about the orchestra and special Opening Night tickets for new guests, over hors d'oeuvres, music, and cash bar. Cost:

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 15:53:01

Drunken driver leads trooper on chase on I-93, police say

An alleged drunken driver led Massachusetts State Police on a chase early Thursday in Braintree after a hit-and-run crash. A Camaro that was heading south on Interstate 93 struck another vehicle and a guard rail at exit 9, police said. An HOV detail trooper got behind the Camaro, which continued at

WCVB - 2017-09-21 12:03:00

The Latest: Hernandez's daughter suing NFL, Patriots

BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on deceased NFL star Aaron Hernandez being diagnosed with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez's daughter are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots over his death. The lawsuit filed in federal cour

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 20:33:13

Brockton man arrested on drug, gun charges in Quincy

QUINCY - A Brockton man was arrested Tuesday night when police say they seized two guns, cash and drugs while arresting five people they believe were involved in drug dealing in a Quincy park. Five men - Daequian Ruffin, 21, of Brockton; Jesse Collins, 25, of Dorchester; Elijah Marcelo, 20, of Matta

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 05:01:00

Brockton woman chases intruder away with broom

The woman was carrying a broom to her son's room to clean it when she was met by the suspect. BROCKTON - When a woman returned home from bringing her child to school Wednesday morning, she was met by a stranger, who she chased out of her home with an unlikely object. Police responded to a report of

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 16:37:16

Chamber CEO says South Shore 'has got to be serious' about housing plans

South Shore Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Peter Forman said the area has been 'a bit behind' other regions in finding ways to attract younger workers and families.The Chamber is releasing a "Housing 2017" report on Sept. 21. QUINCY - The South Shore is struggling to attract young professiona

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 12:45:00

Process begins to revoke Corliss' pension

The now-retired police lieutenant is convicted of stealing more than $8,000 from the city. Sean Philip Cotter The Patriot Ledger Cotter_Ledger QUINCY - The retirement board is beginning proceedings to revoke the pension of Thomas Corliss, the former police lieutenant convicted of stealing thousands

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 23:37:32

Concerts @ the Crane: North Sea Gas

Our inaugural Fall concert series opens with a special appearance from a group coming all the way from Edinburgh, Scotland. North Sea Gas, a traditional folk group, is on an international tour and we are lucky enough to have them perform for us! Learn more about them on their Facebook page, and enjo

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:53:34

Council advances traffic plan, animal shelter

But they cut down the funding for the animal shelter until the architect has designs ready to present. Sean Philip Cotter The Patriot Ledger Cotter_Ledger QUINCY - Millions of dollars looks to be headed toward a new traffic-improvement plan and animal shelter after the council unanimously advanced

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 05:24:50

Animal Shelter, Traffic Study Clear First Hurdle

The City Council's finance committee approved a $3.55 million bond to pay for a new animal shelter after several members balked at ponying up the full $7.1 million Mayor Thomas Koch requested before schematic designs for the 21,000 square foot building are completed. The committee also approved Koch

THEQUINCYSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Resisting Arrest, Drug Possession, And More: Weymouth Police Log

12:50 a.m. - During a traffic stop near the 99 Restaurant on Main Street, Tanya Cicerano, 42, of Weymouth was arrested on a warrant and Keira Guizzardi, 42, of Whitman, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. 1:07 a.m. - During a traffic stop near Dunkin' Do

PATCH - 2017-09-21 22:13:05