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Police: Woman shoved to the ground, kicked and robbed by 4 juveniles

BOSTON - Boston Police have arrested four juveniles accused of assaulting and robbing a woman in Roxbury. On Tuesday night, just after 9 p.m., police were called to a robbery on Parker Street in Roxbury. While on the way to the scene, police say they saw a group of teenagers that matched the descrip


Canderel Proposes 66-Storey Mixed-Use Tower at 1075 Bay

The stretch of Bay Street between Bloor and Wellesley in Downtown Toronto could soon have a new tower rising high above surrounding buildings as a new proposal from Canderel seek rezoning for a 66-storey, mixed-use condominium and office development at 1075 Bay Street. Designed by Hariri Pontarini A


Japonaise Bakery has been open for more than 30 years. Now it’s finally starting to see some competition.

On a frigid, gray day in early February, Takeo Sakan sat outside of Japonaise Bakery at one of the cafe’s handful of tables that looks out onto Beacon Street. He wasn’t wearing a jacket or even a hat — just a T-shirt under a long white apron — but assured me that the cold didn’t bother him.


Pan-Mass Challenge seeking Kids Rides coordinator

The Pan-Mass Challenge, a charitable bike-a-thon held every August, is seeking a coordinator for the Wellesley Kids Rides event. In the past, the Wellesley PMC Kids Ride has been coordinated by students at Wellesley High School.


Framingham woman robbed at gunpint trying to sell Gucci shoes

FRAMINGHAM – A Framingham woman trying to sell a pair of expensive shoes was instead robbed at gunpoint on Saturday at a Rte. 9 apartment complex, police said. The woman was not injured in the 8:57 p.m. robbery at the Jefferson Hills apartments, 1622 Worcester Road, Deputy Police Chief Ron Brandolin


Sudbury Reminds Residents Of Ice Safety In Wake Of Rescue

SUDBURY, MA- After Sudbury police and firefighters rescued a skier on Tuesday who fell through the ice on Willis Lake, the town took time on Wednesday to remind residents of proper ice safety protocol.


Man stabbed in Boston Sunday dies days after he was found

The man who was stabbed in East Boston early Sunday has died from his injuries, police said. At about 1:55 a.m. Sunday police in East Boston responded to Chelsea Street following reports of a stabbing. They found an adult man with a stab wound who was rushed to the hospital.


I-Team: More Than A Quarter Of Boston’s Registered Sex Offenders Are Homeless

BOSTON (CBS) – The purpose of the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry is to keep track of where dangerous sex offenders are, but what if they have no address? That’s the case with Lionel Braithwaite, who was arraigned Tuesday, accused of kidnapping two twelve-year-old sisters in Cambridge before the


Teen Reports Suspicious Stranger Approached Him: Newton Police

NEWTON, MA — After a teen was approached by a suspicious man in a Prius, police want to let residents know. "[We're] just making people aware," said Lt. Bruce Apotheker a police spokesperson. "We've had no other reports."


Wellesley Centers for Women lunchtime seminar: “Lifers”

In all employment fields, some workers change career paths while others stay in the field for long periods of time. Researchers from the National Institute on Out-of-School Time will examine these trends in the afterschool and out-of-school time field during this presentation. They will share findin


Framingham To Draft 'Welcoming' Ordinance For Immigrants

FRAMINGHAM, MA- An ordinance to welcome immigrants will soon be drafted in Framingham. Tuesday night, the City Council unanimously voted to create a committee that will draft a welcoming ordinance to help guide the city through interactions with its immigrant community, ensuring they feel safe. Fram


$100,000 Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Framingham

FRAMINGHAM, MA- A winning instant lotto game ticket was sold in Framingham and the prize is $100,000. The Massachusetts State Lottery announced the ticket was sold at Cumberland Farms, 730 Cochituate Rd in Framingham.


3 Somerville Arrests Last Week: Robbery, Witness Intimidation

SOMERVILLE, MA – The following are excerpts from the Somerville police log from Feb. 11-17. An arrest does not imply a conviction. Click this link to find out how to get a name removed from a Massachusetts Patch police report.


Young Building To Be Demolished Saturday On Moody Street

WALTHAM, MA — Crews will be taking down the old Young Building on Saturday. The city approved funding $239,000 for the demolition of the Young Building near the corner of Moody and Maple to make way for a new Moody Street fire station late last year.


Art in Bloom set for March 9-10

Beth Shalom Garden Club and the Needham High School Fine Arts Department have announced that their award winning Needham’s Art in Bloom, 2019 will be held on Saturday, March 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Needham Free Public Library. Admissio


Changeover easy at iconic Betsy's Diner

FALMOUTH — A vintage diner in Falmouth Village, much like those that have dotted the American landscape since before World War II offering home-cooked meals in comfortable settings, will reopen within the next few weeks under new ownership.


VIDEO: Fran Owens, Ms. Senior Massachusetts 2007, brings joy to nursing homes with her one-woman musical.

NATICK – It’s after 2 p.m. on a Monday and 75-year-old Fran Owens is kicking in high gear. Irving Berlin’s 1933 holiday standard, “Easter Parade,” rang out before an audience of about 35 patients in wheelchairs and recliners at the Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Center in Natick. In a cascading blond wig


Car crashes into Red Roof Inn in Framimngham

FRAMINGHAM – A Cochituate Road hotel was forced to board up one of its rooms after a car crashed through the wall last Saturday. Police are still investigating the 12:55 p.m. crash at the Red Roof Inn on 650 Cochituate Road. Deputy Police Chief Ron Brandolini said the investigating officer has not c


Waltham magician Shin Lim wins ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’

A dazzling card trick performed with the help of a popular TV actress capped off Waltham magician Shin Lim’s triumph as winner of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.’’


Brookline Wow: $6.8 Futuristic Million Mansion With Glass Walls

BROOKLINE, MA — If you've always wanted to live in the future, it's now. This mansion definitely stands out as either a chic throwback to the 1970s, of glass walls and boxy living space or a catapult into the future with its elevator and radiant heated floors.