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As building booms in Chelsea area, rabbis hope for Jewish renaissance

A century ago, the sight of Rabbi Sruli Baron walking through Chelsea in a yarmulke and tzitzit - fringes that symbolize religious obligations in Judaism - wouldn't have been remarkable. During the 1920s, Chelsea was believed to be home to the largest Jewish population per square mile in the United

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Tropical storm watch now a warning for southeastern Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for southeastern Massachusetts from Watch Hill, R.I., to Hull as Hurricane Jose passes southeast of Nantucket on Tuesday and Wednesday. The storm will have lost much of its strength by the time it reaches New England, but three to five

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Storm warning: Area harbormasters, boaters prepare for Jose

Hurricane Jose may stay offshore, but local harbormasters and boat owners are preparing for the worst, even if it's just a precaution. Jose is expected to bring heavy rain at times and wind gusts over 30 mph on Wednesday and into Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Though unp

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Serena Williams Pens Emotional Letter of Admiration to Her Mom: 'Thank You for Being the Role Model I Needed'

"You are one of the strongest women I know," wrote Williams Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File Venus Williams, left, Oracene Price and Serena Williams attend the 2015 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on Tuesday, Dec.15, 2015, in New York. Serena Williams

NECN - 2017-09-20 01:41:07

1 arrested after fiery chase down I-93 from Boston to Milton

MILTON, Mass. - A person has been arrested after Massachusetts State Police and Transit Police chased a suspect down I-93 Tuesday morning. According to Massachusetts State Police, someone driving a pickup truck led troopers on a chase down I-93 from Boston all the way to Milton, before it came to a

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2017-09-19 16:20:01

Study Raises New Concerns About Youth Football as NFL Concussion Lawsuit Back in Philly Court

Its release comes on a day when the much-publicized class action lawsuit involving thousands of former NFL players was back in court in Philadelphia Children who begin playing tackle football before the age of 12 have a higher probability of enduring emotional issues in adulthood than if those who t

NECN - 2017-09-20 02:40:45

Woman Gets Car Stuck on Stairs at Boston's City Hall Plaza

necn Another wayward car has found its way onto Boston's City Hall Plaza weeks after a man was arrested for driving down a staircase and crashing into an iron pole. The Boston Globe reports a woman got stuck on a staircase Monday after driving her car down a fire lane onto the plaza. She told offic

NECN - 2017-09-19 12:20:01

Forecast: Breezy To Windy Conditions With Some Showers From Weakening Jose

As expected, Jose made the turn toward the east overnight and also was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm. The tropical storm warning from Hull to Plymouth has been dropped and replaced with a wind advisory. This wind advisory includes Boston. The tropical storm warning is still posted

WBUR - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Clown candidate mum on moves, motives behind run

Kevin McCrea, who changed his name to Pat Payaso and took out papers to run for Boston's city council, greets a Boston Herald reporter and photographer with a video camera on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The clown running for City Council does not want to talk about why he changed his name earlier

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Our View: Hyperloop bid the type of forward-thinking we need

Somerset's proposal was a 50-mile loop including Somerset, Boston and Providence. Laughable, right? Not in the grander scheme of things. The Somerset team that included Selectman Holly McNamara was not one of the 10 international winners of the Hyperloop One Global Challenge. McNamara remains optimi

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Report: Tackle football before age 12 dangerous

Children who play tackle football before the age of 12 are at risk of developing behavioral and cognitive issues as they grow older, according to a new study co-written by an expert who says young kids should not be playing the sport. "I do not believe kids should be playing tackle football," said R

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Minimum wage: Two struggling groups at odds

By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- A debate over adequate worker compensation that was waged before a legislative committee Tuesday and could be headed to the ballot next November has pitted two struggling groups against one another. On one side, workers earning the $11 an hour mi

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 10:36:47

Friedman fighting for $15 minimum wage bill

By J.D. Capelouto Statehouse Correspondent BOSTON -- Increasing the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour would give more than a million people across Massachusetts -- a third of all workers -- a pay increase, state Sen. Cindy Friedman told a legislative committee Tuesday. Friedman, an Arlington D

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-20 10:34:29

Red Sox in top spot despite lack of power

What a year for the longball. The all-time single-season Major League Baseball home run mark has been shattered this year, with the former record of 5,693, set in 2000, falling with a week and a half left in the regular season. Quite a few more balls will be leaving parks before all is said and do

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-20 10:34:09

Celtics: Great turnover could breed great opportunity for Jaylen Brown

BOSTON - After Jaylen Brown and Al Horford walked off the floor together for the final time last season following the Eastern Conference semifinals, Brown said the two decided to stay in contact over the summer as a pair of Atlanta-area residents looking to help the Celtics achieve greater things. L

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 01:19:08

LIVE: Hilary Jones from Girls Rock RI; Empowering Girls Through Music

In their well-rounded approach to music education, they hope to "uses music creation and critical thinking to foster empowerment, collaborative relationships, and the development of healthy identities in girls and women." Executive Director, Hilary Jones, talks to LIVE about the variety of program

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

LIVE: Alfandre Talks About Island Moving Co.'s 2017 Open For Dancing Festival

Dominique Alfandre The dance company, Island Moving Co., is known for utilizing the unique locations and landscapes of Newport for their site-specific work, like their annual immersive production of The Nutcracker at Rosecliff Mansion, and this weekend three choreographers will create brand new danc

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Healey expands probe of opioid makers

BOSTON - Attorney General Maura Healey is widening her investigation of opioid manufacturers as part of a probe that already involves the top prosecutors of 39 states. Healey, a Democrat, said Tuesday she is asking eight drug makers and distributors of information related to the manufacturing, marke

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Film forges 'Stronger' bond

Jake Gyllenhaal made his reputation by diving into characters as various as a boxer ("Southpaw"), closeted cowboy ("Brokeback Mountain") and creepy tabloid reporter ("Nightcrawler"). Jeff Bauman was hailed as the patriotic symbol of Boston Strong after losing his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing.

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Red Sox: Carson Smith could pitch himself onto postseason roster

BALTIMORE - Carson Smith wants to be clear. While he enjoyed polishing off his first save in exactly 25 months on Monday, while he appreciated being able to, in his words, "relive that moment" from his days in Seattle, he knows one thing. "I know Craig Kimbrel's our closer," he said with a chuckle o

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 00:38:34