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Boston storage facility closed after people found living inside units
As officials surveyed the facility, police said they noticed several people were using the space as living quarters. In addition to some units being occupied by people, the units contained curtains, coolers, food and electrical cords.
DA: Dorchester man shot, killed Everett man in marijuana deal gone bad
Frederick Reynoso, 26, was held without bail at his arraignment Wednesday in Dorchester Municipal Court for his alleged role in a shooting that claimed the life of 25-year-old Abran Castillo.
‘I made a lot of bots really angry’: Somerville mayor doubles down on Sam Adams boycott
A sign calling out Jim Koch, the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, the producers of Samuel Adams beer, for a pro-Trump statement. The sign hangs on a house visible from the parking lot in Jamaica Plain that the brewery uses.–Lane Turner/The Boston Globe
Person hit by train in downtown Boston; Orange Line service suspended
BOSTON —Orange Line service was suspended Tuesday afternoon after a person was hit by a train in downtown Boston.The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said the incident happened at Haymarket Station.AdvertisementService on the Orange Line was suspended between North Station and Back Bay.Cus
Police Log: 8-14-18 - Itemlive
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Can We Shine A Spotlight On Sandy Leon's Throw To Seal Red Sox' 2-1 Win Over Phillies?
The game had a bit of everything. Great pitching. A couple of solo homers. An AL pitcher smoking a double. A pinch-hit game-winning homer in the eighth. A little drama in the ninth. All in a tidy two hours and 40 minutes. Excellent stuff. Considering it involved two teams that are currently in the p
Final day to register to vote in the state primary is Wednesday. Three Saugus residents to appear on the ballot. - Itemlive
The 9th Essex District encompasses precincts 1, 2, 4-9 in Saugus; precincts 1, 2, 3 and 7 in Wakefield; and Ward 1 precincts 1 and 2 in Lynn.
Twitter responds to Massachusetts mayor boycotting Sam Adams beer because brewery's co-founder thanked Trump
Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has said he "will never drink Sam Adam's beer again!" (Boston Globe via Getty Images, Craig F. Walker)Sam Adams just lost one very vocal customer.
Somerville Mayor Vows To 'Never Drink Sam Adam's Beer Again'
I will never drink Sam Adam's beer again!— Joseph A. Curtatone (@JoeCurtatone)August 12, 2018
Man charged with Dorchester murder, five years after his acquittal for another murder
Boston Policereportarresting Frederick O. Reynoso, 26, of Roslindale, on charges heshot Abran Castillo of Everett to deathon Claybourne Street in Dorchester on June 5.
Boston-Area Mayor Declares War On Sam Adams Brewery After Owner Praised Trump
The mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts, is leading a charge to boycott Sam Adams -- a native Boston brewery named after one our nation's Founding Fathers -- after the owner, Jim Koch, had thetemerityto praise President Donald Trump for his corporate tax cuts.The Boston Business Journal reportsthat K
Commissioner: 1 dead, 2 injured in Mattapan triple shooting
Three people were shot, one fatally, Tuesday morning in Boston, Police Commissioner William Gross confirmed.
Boston police investigate whether Alexander Allen, 55-year-old public works employee killed in his sleep Saturday, was targeted
Allen's wife told the newspaper security cameras had been removed from the front of their home before the slaying. She believes it was "well-planned," but was unsure of a motive, according to the Herald's reporting.
Threat of storms looms for evening commute; humidity on the rise
“Through the evening commute, that chance of storms starts to shift north and west of Boston,” StormTeam 5 Meteorologist Kelly Ann Cicalese said. “That’s really where we are going to see storm chances.”
Man gets life for murder outside barbershop
A 30-year-old Dedham man was sentenced yesterday to life in prison without parole for murdering a father outside the Mattapan barbershop where his young son had just gotten a haircut.William Shakespeare was convicted Friday of firearm charges and the first-degree murder of Marcus Hall, 31, under the
Police: 1 dead, 2 injured in Mattapan triple shooting
Officers responding to a report of shots fired on Deering Road around 9:38 a.m. found three men in their late 20s suffering from gunshot wounds, one of whom was pronounced dead at the scene, Police Commissioner William G. Gross said at the scene.
Arlington Bank Robbery Suspect Sought By Police
The suspect, described as a white man in his late 30s wearing a Bruins hoodie, fled toward High Street in Medford. Anyone with information is asked to call 781-643-1212.
A mock-up of a new Red Line car just arrived on City Hall Plaza
The Red Line doesn’t stop at Government Center, but a mock-up Red Line car is an exception.The mock-up, which is on display to the public through Thursday at City Hall Plaza, resembles the new, upgraded Red Line cars scheduled to take the tracks next year, according to Lisa Battiston, an MBTA spokes
Police: Man fatally shot was a Boston city worker
Allan worked as a highway foreman, according to city payroll records. There are currently no suspects, but the department is continuing an investigation.
Flooding Damages Supplies For Lynn Mural Festival
Torrential rains caused flooding in Lynn. Boxes full of supplies for the "Beyond Walls" mural festival were damaged. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.