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Hate crimes were up 9 percent in Massachusetts in 2017, FBI says - The Boston Globe

Hate crimes rose 9 percent in Massachusetts last year from 2016 and 17 percent nationwide, rising for the third straight year across the country, the FBIreportedTuesday.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-11-14 04:10:39

Dunkin’ isn’t bringing back a beloved holiday coffee flavor this year — and people are real mad online

After rumors of the seasonal favorite’s demise recently began spreading online, Dunkin’ confirmed that the company has no plans to bring back the rich, chocolatey flavor swirl — at least this year.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-11-13 23:40:36

Homeschool Brown Bag Lunch & Lit: 11/13/18 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Wakefield, MA Patch

Pack a lunch and come meet others who enjoy the written and visual arts. We will talk about future programming and workshops. Participants are welcome to use the time and space to read, write, draw, and create. Come try out a typewriter or brainstorm some ideas with us.

PATCH - 2018-11-13 00:42:46

Tuukka Rask returned to Bruins practice after a 5-day leave

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Boston.–AP Photo/Winslow Townson

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-11-13 16:19:43

Lynn: Two armed burglars detained by machete-wielding homeowner after breaking into home - Itemlive

LYNN — A machete-wielding homeowner was able to successfully thwart an armed burglary at his Judge Road home on Monday night.The 37-year-old homeowner was alerted to the break-in after hearing glass shatter and people inside his home. Two male suspects broke a glass slider door at the back of the ho

DAILY ITEM - 2018-11-13 23:54:03

Another nor’easter is coming Thursday night, and this one may bring snow - The Boston Globe

Tuesday’s nor’easter has now moved out to sea, and this will allow much colder air to filter into the region overnight. Boston has not yet had an official freeze, but that will all change over the next 24 hours as temperatures go below freezing across much of the region. Wednesday and Thursday will

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-11-13 18:36:21

The “worst toys” for the holidays, according to safety group

James Swartz, director of the Massachusetts-based consumer safety group World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., displays a Black Panther "slash claw" as he introduces toys topping the group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season, during a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018,

NEWS 8 KFMB - 2018-11-14 00:05:00

Man Who Drove Into Peabody Crowd Paroled, Faces Deportation

PEABODY, MA -- The Brazilian national who intentionally drove into a crowd outside a Peabody bar was paroled last week after serving nearly 20 years in prison. Gerson Chavez, 44, was turned over to the U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and will be deported.

PATCH - 2018-11-13 11:52:12

Man fatally shot in Brockton, police actively searching for shooting suspect

The shooting happened on Keith Avenue just before 7 p.m. The victim, a 27-year-old man, was rushed to Good Samaritan Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The Plymouth County District Attorney's office said Tuesday that the victim had died. People in the neighborhood told Boston 25 News tha

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-11-13 13:21:58

Lynnfield Football Meets Wakefield for the First Time

On an unseasonably warm night, the Pioneers played the Warriors at home. Lynnfield was victorious is a very close game.SubscribeThe views expressed in this post are the author's own. Want to post on Patch?Register for a user account.


What we know about Tuukka Rask’s leave of absence from the Bruins

Bruins general manager Don Sweeney addressed the media after the team’s practice at Warrior Arena Friday morning, where the 31-year-old goaltender was not present, as reported by The Patriot Ledger’s Mike Loftus.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-11-12 20:27:43

Lane closures on Route 3

The project, scheduled for Nov. 14 and Nov. 15, will affect southbound lanes on Route 3 between Route 40 and Route 4. Lane closures will be put in place between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., with rolling road blocks utilized after midnight if necessary.

LOWELL SUN - 2018-11-13 11:35:51

Man who drove into crowd in 1998, killing one, is paroled

PEABODY — Twenty years after deliberately plowing into a crowd outside a Peabody bar, killing a man and leaving a woman with lifelong disabilities, Gerson Chavez has been granted parole.

SALEM NEWS - 2018-11-12 23:00:00

Boston won’t get HQ2, but we still have plenty of Amazon workers - The Boston Globe

It’s official: Boston has lost Amazon’s Great HQ2 bake-off. The Seattle Internet behemoth said Tuesday that it woulddivideits “second headquarters” and perhaps up to 50,000 jobs between Crystal City in the Washington suburb of Arlington, Va., and Long Island City in New York. News of the split decis

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-11-13 16:23:19

One killed, two seriously injured in I-93 crash; driver faces aggravated DUI charge

According to New Hampshire State Police, the crash happened about 4:30 p.m. on I-93 southbound in Canterbury near mile marker 50.6. Police said the vehicle, a 1999 Dodge Durango, veered off the highway and headed down an embankment, where it struck a large tree.

UNION LEADER - 2018-11-13 05:17:00

60 Years After Breaking NHL’s Color Barrier With Bruins, Willie O’Ree Enshrined In Hockey Hall Of Fame

BOSTON (CBS) — Willie O’Ree, the man who broke the NHL’s color barrier with the Boston Bruins in 1958, has finally taken his spot in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-11-13 09:02:21

Threatening phone calls allegedly made to 2 gay bars in Boston under investigation

Owner of dbar in Dorchester, Brian Piccini, says his bar received a threatening and bigoted phone call Friday night.

WHDH.COM - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

Delivery Truck Driver Struck by Car in Woburn, Mass.

Shortly after 7:45 a.m., police responded to the area of Van Norden Road and School Street for a report of a crash. There, they found the victim with serious injuries and rushed him to a nearby hospital.


Person rushed to hospital after pickup slams into delivery truck

WOBURN, Mass. - A person was rushed to the hospital after a pickup truck smashed into the back of a delivery truck in Woburn, according to local police. Boston 25 News was on scene where an appliance was apparently wrecked in the process of being off-loaded from the delivery truck. Police have not

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-11-12 14:23:34

MA Weather: 2 Nor'easters This Week As First Snow Inches Closer

Forecast model precip-type reflectivity, not to be taken verbatim. It'll be a busy Monday night into Tuesday morning shift; hoping the heaviest rain & strongest winds remain offshore, out to sea. We honestly don't need any more rain right now.pic.twitter.com/4ppQJnUgS6— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston)Novemb

PATCH - 2018-11-12 14:55:01