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‘Butchie’ Doe, one of Charlestown’s most notorious criminals, dies - The Boston Globe
In an onlineobituary, Arthur L. “Butchie” Doe Jr., who died this month at age 59, is described as a union longshoreman and avid sports fan who lived in Wakefield for the past 17 years “and enjoyed visiting the race track with his good friend Tommy Denehy.”But law enforcement officials from the 1980s
Forgery, ID Fraud, Disorderly Conduct: Somerville Police Blotter
• Michael Shippee, 42, of Somerville, was arrested at 3:59 p.m. and charged with receiving stolen credit card, improper use of a credit card under $1200, larceny under $1200, forgery of document, larceny from building and identity fraud.
Warnings issued for severe storms across Mass.
* At 522 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Athol, or near Orange, moving east at 30 mph.
Boston Police searching for man missing since early May
Felipe Montero-Delarosa, 69, is described as a Hispanic man, approximately 5'8", weighing 190 pounds with short, curly, black and gray hair.
Author Junot Díaz cleared to return to MIT faculty after sexual-misconduct investigation
Author Junot Díaz cleared to return to MIT faculty after sexual-misconduct investigation(Photo: Tsar Fedorsky/AP)CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A Massachusetts Institute of Technology investigation has cleared Pulitzer Prize-winning author and creative writing professor Junot Díaz to return to the classroom thi
Arlington Teen Found After 2 Weeks
ARLINGTON, MA – A 16-year-old Arlington girl police believed to be in danger has been found. According to a post on the Arlington Police Department Twitter page Sunday afternoon, Jada White has been located.
Court blocks ‘millionaire tax’ question from state ballot
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court on Monday struck down a proposed “millionaire tax” ballot question, blocking it from going before state voters in November and ending advocates’ hopes for generating some $2 billion in additional revenue for education and transportation.The Supreme Judicial
Car fire shuts down lanes on I-93 in Boston
SOURCE: Josh JarmanningBOSTON —A vehicle fire forched all lanes on Interstate 93 northbound in Boston to shut down Sunday afternoon.MassDOT said the vehicle fire was just before Savin Hill Avenue. Video taken from passing vehicles showed four vehicles involved in the crash.AdvertisementTraffic was b
Massachusetts RMV accepting low number plate lottery applications
In 2017 the RMV received over 11,000 applications for 162 plates, an increase of 3,000 from 2016.
Crews work to fix water main break in Revere
REVERE, Mass. —Crews in Revere are working to fix a water main break.The break happened on Route 1 early Monday morning.AdvertisementThe ramps to Route 1 northbound are closed at Lynn Street.Water has been shut off in the area.WCVB will have more information when it becomes available.
UPDATE: Court strikes 'millionaires tax' from November ballot
BOSTON — The state's highest court bumped a proposed "millionaires tax" off the ballot, dealing a blow to liberal groups and labor leaders who say the money is needed to improve schools and roads.The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that the proposed 4 percent tax on individuals who make more tha
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Hits Eastern MA; 5,000+ Without Power
BOSTON, MA — A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect in parts of Middlesex, Essex, and Worcester counties, as well as Boston. The warning is effect until 7:15 p.m.
Braintree: State Police Investigating Route 93 Fatal Crash
Investigators say the Taunton woman, whose name has not been released, got out of her 2003 Buick Rendezvous on Saturday after she lost control and struck a guardrail in the southbound lanes of the highway.
5 maps detailing Monday’s ‘excessive heat’ and ‘severe’ thunderstorms
Parts of New England will seeexcessive heat and the possibility of severe thunderstormson Monday,meteorologists warn.Related LinksLive updates on Monday’s severe heat and thunderstorms from Boston meteorologists“It’s gonna be a scorcha!” the National Weather Servicewrote on Facebook.With the heat an
Sharon July 4th Fireworks, Events and More: 2018 Guide
SHARON, MA — Sharon will host the annual Independence Day celebration on July 3. The festivities begin at the Decorated Bike and Doll Carriage Parade at 4 p.m. and concludes with fireworks over Lake Massapoag at 9:30 p.m. There will be a host of games, entertainment and music to enjoy in between.
MA Weather Forecast: Severe Storms Follow Record Heat
While excessive heat/humidity are a guarantee inland from the south coast, the afternoon and evening thunderstorm/severe weather potential remain uncertain. Attached is a radar simulation from 2 to 8 pm Mon evening from one of our computer models, not meant to be exact.pic.twitter.com/MuXFY6xBR9— NW
Controversial Tax Ballot Question Struck Down
BOSTON, MA — The controversial so-called millionaire's tax ballot question has been struck down by the Supreme Judicial Court Monday morning. The question would have raised the income tax of some of the highest earners in the state by 4 percent, and used that money for transportation and education.
Attleboro couple's two-year-old boy nearly falls in pool due to faulty safety ladder
ATTLEBORO, Mass.- An Attleboro couple realized the ladder designed to keep their two-year-old boy from accidentally drowning in the swimming pool didn’t work. Now they want the whole world to know, too.
Massive fire engulfs car in Dorchester
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Person flown to hospital after car slams into tree at golf course
SOURCE: Marc Vasconcellos/Brockton EnterpriseBROCKTON, Mass. —A person had to be flown to a Boston hospital after a car crash at a golf course.Brockton firefighters responded to the D.W. Fields golf course Saturday afternoon where they say a car went off the road and slammed into a tree.Advertisemen