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Michael Kenney, of Weymouth, facing charges in attack on 22-year-old man that ‘almost cost him his life’

A 40-year-old Weymouth man accused of nearly beating a 22-year-old to death in an attack in Boston’s South End turned himself in Tuesday, authorities said. Michael Kenney turned himself in to police in the South End Tuesday at about 4 p.m., Boston police said.


Free Woman's Self Defense Class With Quincy Police

QUINCY, MA — The police department is running a free self defense program for woman. The program is open to all woman 18 and older, and also woman 16 and older if accompanied with an adult or guardian. This is a two-night class scheduled for Feb. 25 and 26 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Attendance is requ


4-year-old Lowell girl becomes third Massachusetts child to die from flu this season

A 4-year-old girl from Lowell has reportedly become the third child to die in Massachusetts from the flu this season. WCVB reported that 4-year-old Puthiraskmey Sopheak of Lowell died Saturday.


Weymouth councilors grant tax break for Landing project

WEYMOUTH — A developer trying to get a long-stalled project in Weymouth Landing off the ground will receive a tax break from the town. Town council on Tuesday approved a tax-increment financing agreement that would make the commercial component of a project proposed by developer Nick Delegas of GND


Boston man arrested on Quincy fentanyl trafficking charge

QUINCY — A Boston man was arrested by police after they accused him of dealing fentanyl in Quincy. Miguel A. Vasquez, 24, was charged with trafficking more than 10 grams of fentanyl, distribution of fentanyl and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He is expected to be arraigned in Quincy D


5 weather maps that explain the snowy, wintry mix heading to Massachusetts Wednesday night

A wintry mix of snow, sleet or freezing rain will move into Massachusetts Wednesday night, creating hazardous travel conditions overnight. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. across the entire state, except on Cape Cod and the Islands.


Weymouth Man Wanted In Boston Assault Turns Himself In: Police

BOSTON, MA – A Weymouth man has turned himself in to police in connection with an assault in Boston's South End, police said. Michael Kenney, 40, was arrested around 4:05 p.m. Tuesday after arriving at the South End district station.


Here’s what Elizabeth Warren’s child care plan would mean for parents in Massachusetts and beyond

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan this week to address one of the biggest rising costs for American families: Child care. The Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate is calling for a “robust” increase in federal funding to local governments, schools, and other nonprofit groups to


Crash In Ted Williams Tunnel Backing Up Pike Traffic

BOSTON, MA — Traffic is jammed heading into the Ted Williams Tunnel due to a crash. Police said the right lane is closed on the Pike westbound, and injuries have been reported.


Quincy College named military-friendly school

Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan — QUINCY — Quincy College, with over 175 veterans enrolled, has been designated a military-friendly school for the eighth consecutive year.


Wollaston Station improvements project update from MBTA

Good news for Red Line riders in Quincy and Braintree: instead of running shuttles on weekday evenings between North Quincy and Braintree for the next several weeks, we’ll be able to run trains, just in a single track configuration. This means that trains will share one track between North Quincy an


Man Charged In Connection With Violent South End Assault

BOSTON (CBS) – A Weymouth man turned himself into police on Tuesday in connection with a violent assault in Boston’s South End. Boston Police said 22-year-old Chris Smith was punched multiple times and slammed into the ground around 2:45 a.m. on February 9. The incident happened in the area of Harri


Weymouth: Pedestrian Killed in Crash

Weymouth Police are investigating after a person was struck and killed by an SUV on Route 3A. Police say the crash took place around 5:55 p.m. yesterday near 715 Bridge Street.


Three teens, one child charged with kicking woman, stealing her phone in Roxbury

Four juveniles – the youngest, an 11-year-old girl – have been arrested by Boston police on charges they attacked a woman walking in Roxbury Tuesday night and robbed her of her phone.


Tuesday’s Brief: Exploring Home, Caravan Puppets Production, DCR Presentation, Wharf District Council Meeting, Marketplace Movie Night

Today is Tuesday, February 19 and here’s what else you need to know for today… 1:00PM Exploring Home at the Paul Revere House. Come explore some materials, techniques, and designs used in three centuries of construction in Boston. Facilitated by a staff member, families will have a chance to see som


‘It’s been a trying year for us’: Kyrie Irving talks Celtics’ struggles, free agency buzz in ESPN interview

During the NBA All-Star break, Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving openly acknowledged the current season has been “a trying year” for the team. “We basically have a bunch of young men in our locker room that feel like they’re capable of doing a lot more than they’re doing,” Irving told ESPN’s Rachel N


Brockton police: Randolph cop defied 20 calls to stay away from fire

Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_Marc — BROCKTON – A Randolph cop ended up behind bars in Brockton, arrested and charged with interfering at the scene of a fire, after police said he defied 20 orders to stay away from his burning sports utility vehicle.


NHL Trade Rumors: Could Wayne Simmonds be headed to the Boston Bruins?

Wayne Simmonds could be headed to a different city on the east coast. The Flyers' winger has popped up in trade speculation ahead of next week's trade deadline and the Boston Bruins are a clear fit.


7 Adults, 1 Child Displaced in Roslindale Structure Fire

Seven adults and a child are displaced following a structure fire at a multi-family home in Boston's Roslindale neighborhood. The fire was reported at about 1:15 a.m. at a home on 19 Harrison St., according to the Boston Fire Department. The 2-story building had flames in the first and second floor,


11 black women were murdered in Boston 40 years ago. A local artist is remembering them across the city.

Forty years ago, the body of 29-year-old Daryal Ann Hargett was found by her landlord in her South End apartment. The social worker, who was described as quiet and serious by those who knew her, had been stabbed to death. She was the fifth black woman to be murdered in Boston that year, and she woul