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Kennedy Announces Veterans Advisory Board
From the office of Joe Kennedy III: On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, Congressman Joe Kennedy III Thursday announced the formation of his Veteran's Advisory Board.
Thu May 23, 2013
Waltham Arrests: Assault Charge
Tuesday, May 14 Stewart Hill, 42, of 1402 Stearns Hill Rd., arrested and charged with assault and battery.
Middlesex Sheriff eyeing Markey's US House seat
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian has opened a congressional campaign committee account as he eyes a run for the U.S. House if Congressman Edward Markey wins the state's special U.S. Senate election.
The Swellesley Report
Wellesley construction questions answered
A reader recently wrote to us asking: "Can you please tell us what is happening at the intersection of Route 9 and Cedar Street - there is a trailer truck marked 'construction' and other vehicles on the grassy areas along the 'off-ramp roads' on the north side of Route 9. They've also put up low 'barriers" along the curbing.' Assistant Town ... (more)
Wellesley Police Log: Bump and Drive, Stop and Lie in the Grass, and More
The following reports were provided by the Wellesley Police Department . Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction.
Wed May 22, 2013
Newton Fire, Police Have New Tool for Locating Missing Individuals
Emergency officials in Newton will have a new tool at their disposal to help them locate individuals who have gone missing.
NC17-Rated Body Cavity Possibly Used to Hide Drugs During Police Bust
Somerville police found bags of heroin and cocaine at 141 Pearl St. Friday after executing search warrants at the home, according to a Somerville police report.
Sun May 19, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Higher ed budgets up in admin category
Massachusetts universities and colleges that say they're trying to hold down costs have increased their number of administrators three times faster than their number of students, according to federal data analyzed by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting.
5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 18
The Newton orchestra will wrap up its 18th season with a finale concert tonight at First Baptist Church Newton at 8 p.m. 2. St.
Sat May 18, 2013
CEO of Controversial New Internet TV Streaming Service is Newton Man
The broadcast television networks have their knickers in a twist - and a Newton man is to credit/blame. Chet Kanojia is CEO of Aereo , which is variously described as: [Allowing] subscribers to view live as well as time-shifted streams of over-the-air television on Internet-connected devices - Wikipedia [Using] an array of antennas to pull ... (more)
Newton's Memorial Day Parade Marching Through Town Sunday
It promises to be a festive day when Newton organizations, officials and residents parade through the streets Sunday, May 19 in the city's annual Memorial Day parade.
Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate 9th anniversary in Boston Public Garden
Ellen Wade, at center-right in turquoise shirt, spoke at the gathering as her wife Maureen Brodoff, in striped cardigan, and other same-sex marriage supporters listened.
Crucial Bill in Massachusetts Would Guarantee Purchase of All SRECs
An example of upcoming legislation where renewable energy and cleantech business owners can help by sharing an opinion is House Bill No.
Fri May 17, 2013
Marriage Equality Anniversary Celebrated at Public Garden
Dozens of local gay and lesbian couples gathered at the Boston Public Garden Thursday to celebrate the 9th anniversary of the law that gave them the right to marry in Massachusetts.
Wed May 15, 2013
New Salon Welcomes Clients in Newton Highlands
There's a new cut, color and style game in town. Stylist Matt Carlson is bringing his extensive styling background to Newton Highlands with the opening on his upscale salon, Station Row, on Wednesday, May 15.
Aly Raisman Headed to the Dancing With the Stars Finals
Olympian Aly Raisman and partner Mark Ballas are headed to the Dancing With the Stars finals Monday, they found out during last night's semifinals results show.
Tue May 14, 2013
What Would You Do with $350 Million Powerball Jackpot?
The Powerball jackpot will hit $350 million for Wednesday's drawing. Though not the largest ever Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri.
Need a Quick Medical Appointment, Take a Minute to Visit CVS's New Clinic
If you need to get a medical checkup in a jiffy, consider heading over to the CVS on Watertown Street to visit the recently opened Minute Clinic.
Aly Raisman Near-Perfect in DWTS Semifinal Performance
Needham native and Olympian Aly Raisman and partner Mark Ballas turned in a near-perfect performance Monday night in the Dancing With the Stars semifinals, with a combined score of 59 out of 60 possible points.
Mon May 13, 2013
Needed: Volunteers Passionate about Leaf Blowers
The Board of Aldermen is still looking for citizens willing to serve on a Leaf Blower Task Force established by the board last spring.