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Watertown church community helps hurricane victims

Volunteers from the Taxiarchae Archangels Greek Orthodox Church community in Watertown gathered together the morning of Sept. 16 to assemble 88 emergency clean-up buckets filled with supplies to help victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Rev. Father Nicholas Mueller was very please with the outpour

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:07:48

Watertown Housing Authority worker tapped for Natick executive director post

NATICK - The Housing Authority's board is tapping a candidate with extensive public housing experience to lead the agency, passing over Natick's departing town administrator. Officials are working on a contract with Watertown Housing Authority Assistant Director Randy Waters. The state Department of

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 02:14:44

Jose isn't going to batter New England, but some could see tropical storm force gusts - The Boston Globe

Based on the overnight weather models, it appears Jose's track and strength are setting up New England for not much more than showers and breezy to windy conditions. Areas closest to the storm - such as Nantucket, Cape Cod, and the South Coast - could see more showers and a period when the wind gus

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

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

Police Chase On I-93 Of Stolen Pickup Truck Leads To Arrest

DORCHESTER (CBS) - One person was taken into custody after a police chase involving a stolen pickup truck on Tuesday. Massachusetts State Police and MBTA Transit Police were involved in the pursuit that carried from I-93 South in Dorchester down into Route 28 in Milton where it ended around 11 a.m.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 19:05:00

Jose continues to darken New England's forecast - The Boston Globe

As of Wednesday, Hurricane Jose has been downgraded to a tropical storm this morning. It's track will take the heaviest winds out over the ocean, but tropical storm warnings remain in effect for Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha's Vineyard. There is a wind advisory in effect for Boston as well as the

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

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

Road renovations planned along Route 125

KINGSTON - Newton, Hampstead, and Kingston could see improvements to their roads and bridges as they made the list for New Hampshire's 10-year transportation plan. The Governor's Advisory Council on Intermodal Transportation (GACIT) held a public hearing at the Kingston Community Library Monday even

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 20:59:21

Self-driving startups fed up with regulations

Top automakers and tech companies are warning state officials the current regulations for testing self-driving cars may be too burdensome and could make it too hard or even impossible to test in Massachusetts, a move experts say would delay the economic and safety benefits expected from autonomous v

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Runkle parents push to restore morning recess

At Runkle School, parents and students are advocating for the restoration of the second grade's morning recess after it was cut this year. Recess has not been eliminated all together. Students will still get 20 minutes of recess and 25 minutes for lunch, but for parents like Mike Offner, the mornin

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 02:23:48

Friedman fighting for $15 minimum wage bill

By J.D. Capelouto Statehouse Correspondent BOSTON -- Increasing the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour would give more than a million people across Massachusetts -- a third of all workers -- a pay increase, state Sen. Cindy Friedman told a legislative committee Tuesday. Friedman, an Arlington D

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-20 10:34:29

Raytheon workers hold 'informational picket,' demand better benefits from corporation

ANDOVER - Raytheon production employees, whose contract is due to expire Saturday morning, are demanding better medical coverage from the prominent missile manufacturer. They also want better wages and less outsourcing of work to non-union locations, according to Mike Zagami, business agent and chie

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

PRIMARY RESULTS: Van Buskirk, Hamlin eliminated

The unofficial results of the Somerville primary election for Mayor and Ward 1 School Committee were revealed on Tuesday night at approximately 8:30 p.m. Kenneth Van Buskirk III finished last out of the three mayoral candidates with a total of 328 votes, eliminating him from the race. Payton Corbet

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 17:17:01

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

Seacoast Capital Managers headquarters undergoes renovation

Vantage Builders Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, announced that it completed the renovation of Seacoast Capital Managers' east coast headquarters at 55 Ferncroft Road in Danvers. The 4,783-square-foot project included both a refresh of the design and a reconfigura

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 18:30:03

Belmont Police log, Sept. 11-18: Vehicle break-ins on Thayer and Watson Streets

The following are excerpts from the Belmont police log as made available by the Belmont Police Department. The log is public and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. Monday, Sept. 11 9:02 a.m.: Sycamore Street resident reported 2016 Honda brok

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 09:50:00

Cambridge police look to identify Central Square bank robber

A suspect reportedly threatened to kill a teller while robbing a Central Square bank Sept 16 on Massachusetts Avenue. Police responded to a report of a robbery around 11:19 a.m. The teller told police the suspect, described as a 25-year-old black male, wearing a maroon-hooded sweatshirt and blue cap

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 15:13:38

Bradley Jr. Scores on Wild Pitch, Red Sox Edge Orioles 1-0 in 11 Innings

Jackie Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. scored the only run of the game on a wild pitch and the Boston Red Sox edged the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 in 11 innings on Tuesday night in Baltimore. This was the second straight extra-inning game between the two clubs and the 18th extra-inning game this season fo

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Forecast: Breezy To Windy Conditions With Some Showers From Weakening Jose

As expected, Jose made the turn toward the east overnight and also was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm. The tropical storm warning from Hull to Plymouth has been dropped and replaced with a wind advisory. This wind advisory includes Boston. The tropical storm warning is still posted

WBUR - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

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