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Somerville Health Foundation announces recipients of 2017 community funding

The Somerville Health Foundation recently announced the recipients of this year's community funding. Mary Cassesso, Cambridge Health Alliance's chief community officer, joined SHF trustees to award the grants and honor the eight organizations that were selected. Through this funding, the foundation

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 17:15:20

A story of perseverance: Somerville resident adjusts to life after spinal injury

Matt Wetherbee has always loved sports. Growing up in Marblehead, Wetherbee played basketball and lacrosse, serving as team captain in high school, and when he went on to James Madison University in Virginia, where he played on a handful of intramural teams. When he moved to Boston after graduatin

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 16:07:09

Somerville Preliminary Election 2017: Voter Information

SOMERVILLE, MA - Preliminary election day is here in Somerville, and that means a trip to the polls. Residents will have the opportunity today to vote on who makes it to November's general election. Here's what you need to know about the election: The top two candidates for mayor and school committe

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:38:30

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

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

Weathering Hurricane Irma while making art

Editor's note: The following was submitted by Laura Quincy Jones. She is a participant of Cuba Art Adventures, a program for residents of Medford and beyond that brings artists to the island nation. Gracias amigos! For all your kind wishes - spoken and unspoken - for Cuban friends during the storm

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 12:10:49

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

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

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

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

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

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

Benintendi's 2- RBI Single Lifts Red Sox Over Orioles 10-8 in 11 Innings

Clutch Benny with the game-winner and it only took 11 innings tonight! #WINDANCEREPEATpic.twitter.com/9l3DY3QAdE Andrew Benintendi Andrew Benintendi hit a two-RBI single in the bottom of the 11th and the Boston Red Sox edged the Baltimore Orioles 10-8 on Monday night in Baltimore. The Red Sox traile

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:23:10

Red Sox top Orioles, 1-0, in extra innings again

Thanks to a wild pitch from Orioles reliever Brad Brach, Boston beat Baltimore in 11 innings for the second consecutive game. BALTIMORE - There is no intrinsic skill to winning games in extra innings. There are no drills a team can practice on the back fields in spring training specific to an 11th i

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 05:46:25

CELTICS: Five rookies have guaranteed contracts

The list is topped by Jayson Tatum of Duke, the third player taken in last summer's NBA Draft. (The third in a five-part series looking at the Celtics before the start of training camp next week.) The rookie class on the 2017-18 Celtics' roster is a crowded one. Roughly one-third of the 14 players s

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 05:39:17

Kennedy Family Member Pays Fine After Arrest at Party

AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File In this Sept. 20, 2016, file photo, Matthew "Max" Kennedy, a son of the late Robert F. Kennedy, attends a ceremony to name the Robert Kennedy Navy Ship at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. Police say 52-year-old Matthew Kennedy and his daughter, 22-yea

NECN - 2017-09-19 23:33:24