3 hrs ago
History time: Boston's beer-making past
Before Prohibition, there were 31 breweries in Boston, largely concentrated in the Stony Brook corridor of Jamaica Plain and Mission Hill.
13 hrs ago
Tyngsboro police make arrest off jewelry-box fingerprint
Police believe they have solved a housebreak that occurred more than a year ago after receiving fingerprint results from a jewelry box to confirm a suspect's identity.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
In their words ...
As a state representative, Mel King led the effort that forced the state to divest its pension fund from businesses working with South Africa's apartheid regime.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Singing Seniors, Home Heating Help and More
Join the group in some show tunes and other standards. 2. New realtor in town: Congratulations to Michael O'Dea, the newest member of Caldwell Banker's Jamaica Plain office.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Site struggles spark inquiry
A top Beacon Hill lawmaker wants answers from the Patrick administration on the ongoing glitches, delays and error messages that have plagued the state's woeful $69 million Obamacare website - which stumbled into its third month yesterday with continued flat sign-up rates.
Plonkapalooza retailers nominated wines they like to drink
When the results of Plonkapalooza, the Globe's annual wine tasting, are published, customers come out in droves.
Tyngsboro police make arrest off jewelry box fingerprint
Police believe they have solved a house break that occurred more than a year ago after receiving fingerprint results from a jewelry box to confirm a suspect's identity.
Councilor tops Menino's vote count record
State Representative Martin J. Walsh stole most of the headlines Nov. 5, when he was elected Boston's first new mayor in 20 years.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Rep seeks tough pharmacy watch
Massachusetts lawmakers must step up in the face of lax federal oversight to protect patients from contaminated drugs, which last year spawned a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a Framingham compounding pharmacy, according to a state legislator leading the charge for tougher laws.
Mass. public skating rinks open for season
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation says the eight indoor skating rinks it runs are now open for the season, with the outdoor Kelly Rink in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood slated to open in mid-December if the weather allows.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Dookhan's Lawyer Discusses Hinton Drug Lab Case
Former convicted chemist Annie Dookhan has begun to serve a three-to-five year prison sentence for falsifying drug tests and potentially compromising more than 10,000 criminal cases.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Boston Firefighter Thankful After Close Call
Lt. Ryan J. McGovern fell through a floor and got trapped amid the fiery debris of the three-alarm inferno.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Firefighter badly burned in 3-alarm fire in Jamaica Plain
Firefighters experienced a tense few moments at a fire at 14 Pond Circle overnight when a firefighter briefly went missing .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Public Skating Hours Begin at Devine Ice Rink
Wed, 11/27/2013 - 1:00pm The Department of Conservation and Recreation began public skating hours at the agency's eight indoor ice skating rinks - including the Devine rink on Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester - on Wed., Nov. 27. Public skating at the outdoor Kelly Rink in Jamaica Plain will begin in mid-December, weather ... (more)
Hinton State Chemist Fired; Alleged to Have Falsified Credentials
On the heels of the sentencing of Annie Dookhan , a state chemist who pleaded guilty to falsifying drug evidence in thousands of Massachusetts cases, the state has fired a chemist who worked in the same Jamaica Plain.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Vermont food sets the Thanksgiving table in Boston
Farmers To You: The food you want, from farms you trust, delivered each week, all year long Vermont based Farmers To You delivers a cornucopia of some of the most diverse and sustainably produced or grown food in New England.
Former Boston attorney convicted of mortgage fraud
Charles R. Sammon, a former Boston attorney, pleaded guilty to wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering, in connection with the mortgage fraud scheme.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Raw Story
Massachusetts state chemist jailed for forging drug evidence
One chapter in a Massachusetts police lab scandal closed Friday with the sentencing of disgraced former state chemist Annie Dookhan to three to five years in prison after pleading guilty to 27 counts of obstruction of justice, perjury, tampering with evidence and other charges.
Rent This Rose Street Apartment for $2,600/Month
This three-bedroom apartment located at 26 Rose St. #2 is currently available for renting at about $1,900 per month, according to Zillow.com .
Fri Nov 22, 2013
I-Team: Thousands Of Gas Leaks Across Mass.
It's a smell that catches our attention immediately: the unique odor of natural gas.