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COLUMN: Deck The Halls For The Holidays
McElroy has been playing Christmas music nonstop, and if you think this is a bad thing, you might as well be excited to take exams.
14 hrs ago
Senators: Put cameras on train tracks, engineers
A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
This dictate, found in the Shulchan Aruch , piqued the curiosity of Boston geriatrician Yosef Glassman when he was reading about Sabbath rituals on a religious quest nearly two decades ago.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Mass. gubernatorial hopefuls stockpiling money
The election of Massachusetts' next governor won't happen for nearly a year, but candidates for the state's top political office are already busily stockpiling money.
Suspect in Newton Armed Robbery Arrested in Quincy
The man suspected of robbing the CVS in Newton Centre with a knife on Thursday was arrested in Quincy Friday afternoon.
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Bocelli visits MIT for adaptive tech workshop
Scientists and engineers working on high-tech hardware and software to help people with low or no vision make their way through the world gathered at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday to share some of what they're working on.
New Clothing Boutique will Open Soon in Newton's Chestnut Hill Square
Chestnut Hill Square will welcome clothing boutique The Sail Loft on Saturday, Dec. 14. The store started on Nantucket and the Newton location will feature both The Sail Loft and Her Sail Loft.
Newton Police Will be Looking Out for Drunken Drivers Over the Holidays
Newton will have extra police patrolling the streets during the holiday season keeping an eye out for people driving under the influence of alcohol.
When Does School Close for Winter Vacation in Newton?
Students have been working had all year, and the long awaited winter break is coming up fast.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Newton Stores, Artists Encouraging Residents to Shop Local Dec. 13-15
Shop locally from Dec. 13-15 and you can win prizes, enjoy arts and music and get special deals during the Shop Local event sponsored by groups in Newton and Needham.
Find Out How to Give to the Katie Stack Memorial Fund
This fall, Newton lost a bright young student, and her family has created a memorial fund in her name.
Watch Out for Coyotes, Newton
Coyotes have been spotted around Auburndale and West Newton, and Newton Police warn residents to be cautious.
Holiday Lighting, Two Author Discussions, 'Live Better with Less Stuff'
Bring your family and join in the free community sing-along for kids and families led by the award-winning Stacey Peasley Band.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Needham Gets Into the Holiday Spirit This Weekend
Saturday: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. It will be cooler with highs in the upper 30s.
Derailment highlights risk of 'highway hypnosis'
It's sometimes called "highway hypnosis" or "white-line fever," and it's familiar to anyone who has ever driven long distances along a monotonous route.
Allegedly Drunken Driver Seen Swerving on Church Street
A Worcester resident faces drunken driving charges after someone reported seeing his vehicle "swerving in and out of both lanes of traffic" on Church Street on Tuesday night, according to the Northborough Police log.
See Where Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could be Placed in Newton
Monday night, the Board of Aldermen approved zoning for medical marijuana dispensaries in Newton that would restrict them to commercial zones outside of village centers.
Newton 8th Grader Will Play with New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra
A young pianist from Newton will be playing with the New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra.
Flu Clinic, Music Program for Kids, Hanukkah Supper
Please visit our website at www.newtonma.gov/flu for more information. 2. The Suzuki School of Newton is presenting a new interactive music program at the Newton Free Library, Musical Mornings at 10:30 a.m. Each 45 minute program for 2-5 year olds will feature singing, movement and an introduction to a musical instrument.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
High School Class Wants to Fly Watertown Strong Flag on Common Street
Students in a Watertown High School class want to pay tribute the first responders for their actions during the shootout and manhunt for the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect by raising a "Watertown Strong" flag at the high school.