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‘Butchie’ Doe, one of Charlestown’s most notorious criminals, dies - The Boston Globe
In an onlineobituary, Arthur L. “Butchie” Doe Jr., who died this month at age 59, is described as a union longshoreman and avid sports fan who lived in Wakefield for the past 17 years “and enjoyed visiting the race track with his good friend Tommy Denehy.”But law enforcement officials from the 1980s
Last call at Sully’s: Bar closes after 84 years
The bar on Chestnut Street in Quincy Center was open since the end of Prohibition, and owned by the Sullivan family throughout its entire history. For decades, the towering, pink neon sign outside the bar marked a place where working-class Quincy residents could come in for an affordable drink in a
Warnings issued for severe storms across Mass.
* At 522 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Athol, or near Orange, moving east at 30 mph.
Car fire shuts down lanes on I-93 in Boston
SOURCE: Josh JarmanningBOSTON —A vehicle fire forched all lanes on Interstate 93 northbound in Boston to shut down Sunday afternoon.MassDOT said the vehicle fire was just before Savin Hill Avenue. Video taken from passing vehicles showed four vehicles involved in the crash.AdvertisementTraffic was b
Braintree July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide
Braintree will celebrate the Fourth of July and Braintree Day on June 30 with a parade, party at the high school, and fireworks. The day will start with the Stars and Stripes Parade at 11:45 a.m., which begins in the parking lot of the Registry of Motor Vehicles/Bayshore Athletic Club on Plain Stree
Roslindale chef says liquor license plan forced him to close restaurant
A restaurant owner in Roslindale is blaming the City Council for devaluing his liquor license — prompting him to shutter his business — because of its support for a proposal that would offer liquor licenses at reduced costs.Charlie Redd, chef and owner of Redd’s in Rozzie, which opened in 2011, wrot
Court strikes 'millionaires tax' from fall ballot
They argued, and the court agreed, that the proposal violated the state Constitution because it improperly links changes to the state's income tax rate and spending on transportation and infrastructure.
Massachusetts RMV accepting low number plate lottery applications
In 2017 the RMV received over 11,000 applications for 162 plates, an increase of 3,000 from 2016.
Braintree: State Police Investigating Route 93 Fatal Crash
Investigators say the Taunton woman, whose name has not been released, got out of her 2003 Buick Rendezvous on Saturday after she lost control and struck a guardrail in the southbound lanes of the highway.
Car fire shuts down all northbound lanes on I-93 near Quincy
According to MassDOT, the accident happened just before Savin Hill Ave., where traffic was diverted off at exit 14 by Morrisey Boulevard.
Erickson Living Named by Computerworld a Best Place to Work in IT
– (June 18, 2018) –Erickson Living, developer and manager of Linden Ponds in Hingham, MA, today announced thatComputerworldmagazine has selected it as one of the Best Places to Work in IT for 2018. Specifically, the company was ranked No. 25 among large organizations, and recognized for having dynam
Brockton Firefighter Matt Parziale Finishes U.S. Open As Top Amateur
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (CBS/AP) –Matt Parziale, a Brockton firefighter, had a Father’s Day he will never forget.
Millionaire's Tax Ballot Question Struck Down
BOSTON, MA — The controversial so-called millionaire's tax ballot question has been struck down by the Supreme Judicial Court Monday morning. The question would have raised the income tax of some of the highest earners in the state by 4 percent, and used that money for transportation and education.
Forgery, ID Fraud, Disorderly Conduct: Somerville Police Blotter
• Michael Shippee, 42, of Somerville, was arrested at 3:59 p.m. and charged with receiving stolen credit card, improper use of a credit card under $1200, larceny under $1200, forgery of document, larceny from building and identity fraud.
4-time DUI driver takes Salem police on a chase
According to Salem police Lt. Matthew Desmond, a black Harley-Davidson motorcycle was spotted shortly before 7:15 p.m., turning from Daniels Street onto Derby Street, then heading north on Derby, swerving from side to side at about 45 mph.
Attleboro couple's two-year-old boy nearly falls in pool due to faulty safety ladder
ATTLEBORO, Mass.- An Attleboro couple realized the ladder designed to keep their two-year-old boy from accidentally drowning in the swimming pool didn’t work. Now they want the whole world to know, too.
Schools modify Monday schedules citing extreme heat forecast
“If it is just cancelling one day, I’d rather do that than risk the safety of the children,” said Salah Khelfaoui, Lowell Schools Superintendent.”
1 Person Killed in 2-Car Crash in Brockton
The accident happened just before 7:30 p.m. on East Street. At 7:22 p.m., Brockton police received multiple phone calls reporting a car crash at 566 East Street. When authorities arrived on the scene, they found a crash involving a blue truck and a red sedan.
Taunton Woman Killed In Braintree Crash
At about 1 a.m., State Police responded to a two-car crash on Interstate 93 South, north of Exit 5 in Braintree. A preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of a 2003 Buick Rendezvous on the southbound side of the highway lost control of the vehicle, causing it to crash into the guardrail
Brockton Police investigating after violent head-on crash
BROCKTON, Mass.- Brockton Police have launched an investigation into a violent head-on crash on Friday night.The crash happened in the 500 Block of East Street, at the intersection of Southfield Drive.Police said people were injured, but did not specify the extent of the injuries nor how many people