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Woburn Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled For October 11 and 17: What You Need To Know

WOBURN, MA -- The Woburn Board of Health has scheduled two flu shot clinics for town residents. People attending the clinics are asked to bring health insurance cards and wear short sleeve shirts. The citywide flu shot clinic on October 11 is open to any resident over the age of 5 and will run from

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:03:06

Social Capital Inc. & Woburn Public Schools to Host Welcome Night

WOBURN - Social Capital Inc. (SCI) in partnership with the Woburn Public Schools is holding a "Welcome Night" on Tuesday September 26, 2017 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. With an increasing number of new students and families moving into Woburn, this event will provide an opportunity for them to engage wit

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:48:51

Woburn Will Celebrate Its 375th Anniversary With A Friday Night Gala

WOBURN, MA -- Tickets are still available for the Friday night gala that caps off a year-long celebration of the Woburn's 375th anniversary. The event is being held at the Woburn Hilton on Forbes Avenue and includes a cocktail hour beginning at 6 pm, followed by dinner and dancing from 7-11 pm. The

PATCH - 2017-09-21 18:47:51

Plan For Woburn Mall Makeover Raises Traffic Concerns

WOBURN, MA -- Woburn officials have green-lit two studies that could be the first step in give the Woburn Mall a make over and spark development adjacent to the Anderson Regional Transportation Center near Commerce Way. While the Woburn Mall is seen as a tired also-ran buckling under pressure from n

PATCH - 2017-09-21 15:59:01

In Front Of 3 Young Children, Man Violates Woman On Train: Transit Police

BOSTON, MA - A Dorchester man is accused of indecently assaulting a woman and rubbing himself while she was traveling with three young children on the Green Line. The victim told Transit Police she was on a Green Line Trolley near North Station around noon last Tuesday when she bent over to lift he

PATCH - 2017-09-21 16:58:21

Wilmington Officials To Hear More Details About Proposed Detox Facility

WILMINGTON, MA -- The Board of Selectmen are scheduled to hear more about a drug treatment facility being proposed for a two-acre, vacant lot at 362 Middlesex Avenue near the MBTA commuter rail station when it holds its regular meeting Tuesday night. David Ray, who runs similar facilities in Wakefie

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:40:53

Two Human Relations Advisory Council members submit resignations

READING - Two long term members of the Human Relations Advisory Committee (HRAC) have resigned this month due to perceived snubs and obstacles presented to the committee by the Selectmen and Town Manager Bob LeLacheur. Linda Snow Dockser and Lori Hodin sent resignation letters to the town dated Sept

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-22 19:26:00

Gannon named Special Agent of DSS Boston

BOSTON - William B. Gannon was recently named Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Boston Field Office. In this role, he oversees all Bureau of Diplomatic Security operations in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island. Spe

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

The discovery of CTE in Aaron Hernandez's brain further complicates this complex story

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Aaron Hernandez was found hanging from a bed sheet in his prison cell, a death that was later ruled a suicide. A day later, Hernandez's lawyer announced the former tight end's brain would be donated to Boston University to study for the potential of chronic traumatic en

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Maria's People: Nancy Kerrigan

Nancy Kerrigan, a girl from Stoneham, made Massachusetts beyond proud in the Olympics, and today she's sharing stories from her personal life in hopes of helping others. Updated: 7:55 PM EDT Sep 22, 2017 1 1/2 cups of shortening1 1/8 cups of sugar1 1/8 cups of brown sugar3 eggs1 1/2 teaspoon of sa

WCVB - 2017-09-22 23:55:00

Man Denied Gun License Fatally Shoots 6-Year-Old Son, Himself: Patch PM

The young man accused of killing four - including his mother and grandparents - told authorities he "freed them," says police reports. "We should urge Amazon to come to Worcester," a gubernational candidate said Friday. Dozens of bomb threats have had the city on edge. One woman is getting rid of so

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:27:24

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.


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

Opening Reception - State of the Union

With political chaos threatening to become the new normal, 13FOREST has decided once again to turn to artists for help in understanding this time of unrest. State of the Union captures the spirit of the United States in 2017, revealing the internal lives of Americans during this period of increased

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:14:52

Willie T & Doctor X To Perform at Winchester Farmers Market

Acoustic folk/rock/blues artists Willie T & Doctor X will perform at the Winchester Farmers Market, located on the Town Common, in Winchester, MA, on Saturday, September 23rd, from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM. For more information and directions, please visit the venue's website at: http://www.winchesterfa

PATCH - 2017-09-22 14:54:02

Sasha and Malia Obama's stylist just opened a hair salon

If you want to look as good as the Obama sisters, here's where you need to go. Yene Damtew, who used to work as a stylist for Sasha and Malia Obama when former President Barack Obama was serving in the White House, just opened a new salon called Aesthetics in Arlington, Virginia. According to its o

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Burlington Public Schools Releases Bus Schedule For Later High School Start Time Proposal

BURLINGTON, MA -- The superintendents office released the proposed new school start times. The Burlington School Committee will vote on a later start for high school students beginning next year at its meeting on October 24. The shift would require earlier start times at the Marshall Simonds Middle

PATCH - 2017-09-22 21:05:10

Residents Asked to Fill Out Police Survey

As part of the review of the Revere Police Department, a survey is now available on the City website at www.revere.org for the general public. The five-question survey comes in three languages with a link for even more languages. This survey is being done as part of the comprehensive review process

REVEREJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Aaron Hernandez was suffering from advanced form of CTE; family files suit against NFL

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots' player who committed suicide in April while serving a life sentence for murder, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease linked to the bruising hits on the football field, according to a Boston University study of

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

SouthCoast is mobilizing to defeat epidemic of opioid addiction

Gone are the days when opioid addiction took place in the back alleys and flophouses of the inner city. In 2017, the scourge of addiction to heroin, fentanyl and other barbiturates is so widespread that there's scarce a suburb or a rural community that has not been affected as well as the cities. It

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 08:01:00