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Celtics Recognize Mary Shertenlieb As ‘Hero Among Us’ For Boston Marathon Run

BOSTON (CBS) – Nearly one year ago, Mary Shertenlieb made national headlines for her emotional Boston Marathon run. On Tuesday, Shertenlieb was celebrated at TD Garden, recognized by the Celtics as the “Hero Among Us” during the game.


Rally Tomorrow! Committee Meetings and Much More

TODAY — Haitian Educators Meeting. Please join us at the BTU at 4:30. We will provide a light dinner. Email Natalia atncuadrasaez@btu.org to RSVP and learn more. WEDNESDAY — Rally for the Schools & Contract Our #StudentsDeserve.


MBTA plans to resume Blue Line service Monday in aftermath of East Boston fire

The MBTA says it will resume Blue Line service for the Monday morning commute in the aftermath of a nine-alarm fire in East Boston. The fallout from the blaze that destroyed the New England Casket Company Friday night continued Sunday, as crews worked all day to demolish what was left of the buildin


Boston’s sloppiness costs them and 9 other takeaways from Celtics/Nuggets

1. Let’s not bury the lede here. The best thing that happened in the Celtics/Nuggets game was seeing Isaiah Thomas back on the TD Garden court. IT’s run with Boston was special. It’s rare that an athlete and city connect the way Thomas and Boston did. He’s a small, scrappy underdog that had to fight


Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found On 30 Gravestones At Fall River Jewish Cemetery

FALL RIVER (CBS) – Police are investigating after a Jewish cemetery in Fall River was vandalized with swastikas and anti-Semitic language. The messages were written on at least 30 gravestones at the Hebrew Cemetery on McMahon Street.


Tween bicycle gang and a recovered diamond: Brookline police logs

Unattended bag on Harvard Street: At 7:04 a.m. police received a report of a black duffel bag left unattended outside Congregation Kehillath Israel. Fraud on Harvard Street: At 3:51 p.m. a caller reported she bought about $1,000 worth of gift cards from Stop & Shop and gave the codes to a phone scam


The impact of chronic natural gas leaks on Medford's Harvard Street

Editor's note: The following was submitted by Ann Marie Fretts. Not many Massachusetts residents live with a daily threat of a natural gas explosion, but for the past year, owners of the Lincoln Kennedy Condo in Medford have developed a very real fear of having that calamity befall us, one that norm


First-time homebuyers seeing high prices in Boston

BOSTON — Boston is the 10th-most challenging market for first-time homebuyers, according to a report from Zillow. The online real estate marketplace and database company said the city's high cost of entry makes it more challenging for first-time buyers. Zillow looked for markets that have the best c


Tuesday’s Hot Clicks: Ex-Cavs Assistant Finally Shares His Side of the J.R. Smith Soup Story

“For a long time, I refused to talk about the soup incident”. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been one year since J.R. Smith was suspended by the Cavaliers for throwing soup at assistant coach Damon Jones. (Chicken tortilla soup, it turned out.) That was back on March 1, 2018, and Jones and Smit


Two on one: Attack victim left with face and head injuries

A man was allegedly beaten over the head by two attackers in Boston. The victim suffered face and head injuries after the assault at around 12.10pm on Monday, February 18 in West Street, Boston.


Promotions without Raises: Understand the Rising Trend, and How to Move Forward when it Happens to You

There’s a surprising workplace trend on the rise: promotions without a pay raise. A raise-less promotion at an end-of-year review can understandably come as a shock to employees who feel like they’ve put in the time, effort, and dedication needed to climbing the corporate ladder, but data is showing


A single inch results in an $850 shipping penalty from UPS

On Feb. 18, Irum Haque carefully packed, sealed, and measured a box containing a painting she needed to ship back to its artist in California. At 60 inches by 48 inches by 4 inches, it was a large box. Haque followed the prompts on the UPS website to enter its dimensions, print a shipping label, and


The Latest: Officials say man linked to heist not mistreated

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Latest on the release from prison of reputed Connecticut mobster who federal authorities believe has information on a still-unsolved heist of $500 million worth of artwork from a Boston museum (all times local):


Norwegian canceled the flight. So where is my money?

Mark Verkennis wants a refund for his canceled flight from Boston to London last summer on Norwegian Air Shuttle. His online travel agency, Travelocity, has requested it from Norwegian, but the response is radio silence. What can he do about his canceled Norwegian flight?


Spring starts March 20. Here’s what that likely means for Boston in terms of weather

This year, spring arrives on March 20 at 5:58 p.m. While this is the date of astronomical spring, climatologically, spring started three weeks ago, and will end May 30. Although it was cold and relatively snowy the first half of this month, the angle of the sun has been getting higher and higher. Th


Paul McMurtry’s accusers should lose anonymity

It was a scene out of “The Godfather,” the one where when Michael Corleone embraced his brother Fredo, who had secretly set him up to be killed, and says, “I know it was you, Fredo; you broke my heart.”


Far-reaching rule changes stand to make 2019 'year of the drone'

BOSTON, Mass., - Regulators are formulating rules that stand to affect every part of the American drone industry —and the time is now for stakeholders to make their voices heard, advise veteran aviation attorneys with the national law firm LeClairRyan. "This year is shaping up as a critical one for