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Act of kindness in Waltham welcomes new Celtics star Kyrie Irving to town

BOSTON - Kyrie Irving has already experienced a major press conference to welcome him to Boston, and Thursday night he enjoyed a fancy party to unveil the Nike-brand Celtics uniforms he'll soon wear. But the biggest impression on the city's newest star athlete has come when he was stuck all alone du

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 07:38:13

Several Dorchester businesses damaged in overnight two-alarm fire

A multi-business unit in Dorchester sustained about $700,000 worth of damage in an overnight two-alarm fire that started in the building's basement, according to the Boston Fire department. The fire began in the 1 1/2 story-building on Adams Street at about 2:34 a.m. The alarms were activated from 7

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

An opioid recovery success story

The first person ever to enter the Gloucester Police Department's Angel Initiative more than two years ago has now landed a job working for the organization that supports the program. Steve Lesnikoski has been named the new care advocate and outreach coordinator with the Gloucester-based Police Assi

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:03:51

William James College Hires Robert Whittaker as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

William James College (WJC), a leader in educating mental health professionals, announced Robert Whittaker has been hired as Vice President of Institutional Advancement. In his new position, Whittaker will provide leadership for advancement to help William James College fulfill its mission to meet t

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:05:50

Helping Mexico's earthquake victims

Let's make the difference! We have been feeling very sad for all our brothers and sisters in Mexico after the Earthquakes. Feeling frustrated with the very little we can do and trying to think how we can help. Here is what we are going to do: THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th ACITRN COCINA MEXICANA WILL D

PATCH - 2017-09-23 00:58:31

Local Photographer Runner-Up for Boston A-List Best Portrait Photographer

Arlington, MA - Local portrait photographer Mira Whiting, of Mira Whiting Photography, was nominated for and placed as the runner-up in the category of Best Portrait Photography for the Boston A-List out of 27 nominees. This was Whiting's second year being nominated for this award - last year she pl

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:50:20

Belmont Fire Log, Sept. 8-14

Friday, Sept. 8 8:15 a.m.: Smoke was reported at a residence on Pleasant Street. The smoke was found to be water heater steam mistaken for smoke. Monday, Sept. 11 2:35 p.m.: A caller reported illegal burning at a Stony Brook Road residence. Responders found the resident was cooking chicken on a char

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-23 12:00:00

Belichick Answers Questions About CTE

In the wake of a released study showing that former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered severe brain damage linked to football, team head coach Bill Belichick responded to questions about the dangers of chronic traumatic encephalopathy on Friday morning. Belichick was asked about what steps the

NECN - 2017-09-22 18:55:57

Bach to Rock Announces Early Education Open House

Bach to Rock Wellesley is pleased to announce a special one-day Early Education Open House event set for Tuesday, October 3rd. Join us at B2R for an opportunity to sample one of our early education classes. Here are the offerings Bach to Rock has for your budding rock star! Rock n Roll is a high-ene

PATCH - 2017-09-23 13:51:56

Navarasa Dance Theater's Snake and Ladder

Pat Berret Navarasa Dance Theater's innovative classical and contemporary work roots itself in Indian performing arts yet reaches to audiences all around the world. Based on Ingmar Bergman's classic film The Seventh Seal, Snake and Ladder takes on complex issues such as war and PTSD, showing on stag

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:23:16

Humorist Jimmy Tingle files papers to run for Lt. Gov.

BOSTON - Comedian Jimmy Tingle is apparently setting his sights on public office. The longtime political humorist filed paperwork on Friday indicating he planned to run for lieutenant governor of Massachusetts as a Democrat in 2018. The Cambridge resident told The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/2wH675

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 09:32:19

'McCormack Strong' turning out for Alzheimer's walk

Michael McCormack's Quincy family will join him in the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Sue Scheible The Patriot Ledger @sues_ledger QUINCY- More than 70 family members and friends of Michael McCormack have raised nearly $10,000 and will be turning out Sunday for the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Cambridge. M

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-22 21:15:00

Matthew T. Mangino: 'Piling on' offenders, the penalty that never ends

Much has been made of Harvard University's decision not to admit Michelle Jones into its doctoral program over the recommendation of the university's history department. Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; m

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 16:55:28

10 Best Emoji Apps for iPhone and iPad:Express Emotions Your Way

Now the texting has become much more interactive and exciting because there are loads of emojis and stickers available on different platforms. Emoji apps for iPhone have turned out to be basic thing in the text conversation. Emojis are the simplest way to express feelings and emotions via SMS. You c

PATCH - 2017-09-23 10:40:13

Dolly - On-Demand Moving and Delivery Service Launching in Boston

Company will serve entire Boston market - set to recruit nearly 300 local truck owners to join its growing moving and delivery fleet BOSTON -Dolly, a startup focused on reinventing the moving and delivery experience, is launching in Boston. Starting September 19th, customers across the Boston metro

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:34:18

Bike Share Program In Arlington? Not So Fast

ARLINGTON, MA - After years of discussion and goal setting in an effort to bring a bike-share program to Arlington, a pilot plan that looked set to start as early as this fall just gotten a flat tire. "After a discussion with representatives of TAC and ABAC, I have been compelled to delay the pursu

PATCH - 2017-09-23 02:31:56

Spokesperson: NFL will 'vigorously' fight claims in Hernandez lawsuit

CHICAGO (AP/WPRI) - A spokesperson for the NFL said Friday the league would fight claims that it was to blame for repeated head trauma that caused the brain disorder CTE in the late Aaron Hernandez. The lawsuit, filed Thursday on behalf of Hernandez's daughter, claims CTE led to him taking his own l

WPRI - 2017-09-22 21:53:09

How digital media fuels moral outrage - and what to do about it

If we don't want a handful of technology companies determining how the rest of us express morality in the public sphere, the economic model underpinning social media may have to change, researchers caution. Facebook stock values are shown on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York on July 25.


CTE concerns: 'Should I let my kids play football or other contact sports?'

Following the results of Aaron Hernandez's brain study, a lot of parents are asking, "Should I let my kids play football or other contact sports?" (WJAR) The NFL vowed it will "vigorously" fight a lawsuit brought by relatives of Aaron Hernandez after an autopsy of his brain revealed that he had seve

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-22 22:58:54

Five Red Sox thoughts: Who gets the ball in Game 3?

CINCINNATI - Was this the blueprint for Game 3? Barring an epic collapse, the Red Sox are going to the ALDS. Their opponent won't be as bad as the Reds, but last night's game at the Great American Ball Park may have provided a postseason preview. Rick Porcello struggled early, so David Price rescue

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00