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Locals prepare as Brookline pot shop gets set for recreational marijuana sales
New England Treatment Access is getting set to begin the sale of recreational marijuana, and the local community is gearing up for the monumental opening. Beginning Saturday, the shop in Brookline Village will become the closest pot shop to Boston, changing how people can get their pot in Massachuse
Man Arrested After Helicopters Swirl Above Malden
REVERE, MA — The helicopters hovering over the east side of Malden Thursday afternoon were for a police search of a suspect that started in Chelsea and ended in Revere. Police responded to a Chelsea address shortly before 10 a.m. for a report of an assault, Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes said. The
Red Sox Dustin Pedroia on missing another opener: 'It is what it is'
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Dustin Pedroia feels ready for opening day. Considering what it took to get to that point, the Boston Red Sox are erring on the side of caution. Pedroia will miss Boston's opener for the second straight season, staying in extended spring training to rehab his left knee, on which h
Boston Public Library Opens Bar: The Map Room Tea Lounge
Boston, MA– Boston Public Library in Copley Square quietly opened its Map Room Tea Lounge to the public yesterday afternoon, the Boston Globe reports. The new bar has created a tea-inspired cocktail menu with the help of Nem Tea, based in North Cambridge, and Martignette, a New England wine and spir
The Kennedys band to play Wakefield concert
The Linden Tree Coffeehouse is bringing back Pete and Maura Kennedy to Wakefield at 8 p.m. April 6. The Kennedys are an American folk-rock band that blend elements of country music, bluegrass, Western swing and janglepop.
Wakefield Scout Troop 701 Delivers Again
A release from the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry:. Wakefield's Boy Scout Troop #701 recently organized a food drive on behalf of Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry's clients. Healthy foods in the food drive included pasta, pasta sauce, breakfast foods, and much more. The food drive took place at Sh
Police: Tennessee men planned to sell AK-47, other guns in Brockton
BROCKTON — Three Tennessee men arrested in the city with a cache of firearms and ammunition planned to sell the guns, including an AK-47, an officer testified in court Thursday.
Suspect in Standoff at Hotel in Revere Surrenders to Police
A police standoff at a hotel in Revere, Massachusetts on Thursday afternoon has ended peacefully. Massachusetts State Police said they were called to the Quality Inn on Route 1 around 12:30 p.m. for a standoff with a "potentially armed and dangerous suspect." A hotel guest had reportedly locked hims
Lori Loughlin, husband want to delay first Boston court appearance in cheating scandal
Hollywood star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are seeking to delay their initial appearance in federal court in Boston on charges in the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal that has ensnared dozens of wealthy parents, records show.
Chilling new details emerge in Boston kidnapping, rape case
BOSTON -- Victor Pena, the Charlestown man accused of kidnapping and repeatedly raping a 23-year-old woman over three days in January, told his horrified victim that he rescued her and they were going to start a family, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Busy Somerville bridge to be demolished, rebuilt for MBTA project
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — The Broadway Bridge in Ball Square will be shut down Friday to be demolished and replaced as part of the MBTA's Green Line Extension Project. The bridge and foundation will be completely replaced with a new, wider bridge to accomodate new tracks for the light rail line, the MBTA
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says President Trump’s comments about John McCain are ‘completely inappropriate’
Gov. Charlie Baker called the late Sen. John McCain a “great man and a great American” following President Donald Trump’s disparaging comments this week. “By any standard John McCain was a great man and a great American, period,” Baker said on WGBH Thursday. “I was brought up in a house where you do
Man Allegedly Raped Kidnapped Woman Repeatedly, Forcing Her To Drink Whiskey And Take Selfies With Him
Victor Pena, whose family and lawyers say he has mental issues, told his victim they would start a family together during her three-day ordeal, according to court documents. A man accused of kidnapping a woman outside a Boston bar told her that they would start a family together while holding her ho
Boston police investigating brazen Dorchester shooting
BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police are investigating after a person was shot in Dorchester on Thursday. Officers responded to a shooting in the area of an in-home daycare and playground on Claybourne St. about 11:30 a.m.
Lowell murder suspect held without bail following arraignment
WOBURN -- Joseph McGillicuddy, 22, of Lowell pled not guilty to a first degree murder charge and other charges in the 2018 shooting death of Anthony Luna, 24. McGillicuddy was arraigned in Middlesex Superior Court Thursday.
MBTA cop charged with beating homeless man is already collecting pension
BOSTON — A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority transit police officer accused of beating a homeless man is collecting a pension and will keep pocketing that money whether he is convicted or not.
Top line leads Bruins past Devils
David Pastrnak collected the assist on the first goal of the game and scored the game-winner Thursday night for the Boston Bruins, who continued a late-season surge by beating the New Jersey Devils 5-1 in Newark, N.J.
Authorities arrest suspect, seize $200,000 worth of fentanyl in Lynn drug bust
Authorities arrested a suspect on drug trafficking charges in Lynn after they seized two bricks of fentanyl worth about $200,000, police said. Jose Gonzalez, 45, of Lynn is facing a charge for trafficking Class A drugs, Lynn police Lieutenant Michael Kmiec said. Authorities also seized $83,000 in ca
Somerville White Savior Calls Boston Globe To Cry About “Racist” Sign At TD Bank That Mentions Losing Your Debit Card In Dorchester
Pardon me if you’ve heard this before, but the Boston Globe is race-baiting again. Wait….what? Forgetting your debit card in Dorchester is racist now? Is that what I’m supposed to take from this? Or is simply mentioning Dorchester racist? Let’s find out….
Happy Birthday! Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch Ticket Gift From Wife
BOSTON (CBS) – An Ipswich man hit the jackpot on a birthday gift from his wife. Gjergji Prifti won $1 million on a $5 Massachusetts State Lottery scratch ticket. He’s the second $1 million prize winner from the “$1,000,000 Double Jackpot” game. The ticket has chances to win on both the front and bac