1 hr ago
Vehicle Strikes Pole on Maple Street on Monday
Here are the highlights of the Northborough Police log for Monday, courtesy of the Northborough Police Department: At 6:33 a.m., police assisted the fire department with a medical on Whitney Street.
5 hrs ago
Indoor Farmers Market, Author Talk, Bingo for Seniors
2. Journalist Ari Shavit will discuss his book My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St. in Newton, today at 7:30 p.m. Find out more here .
9 hrs ago
Nantucket's old inns pump up the wow factor
At 76 Main, a former sea captain's residence, new owners have replaced the dark wood paneling with bright decor and iPads in every guest room.
13 hrs ago
Acupuncture program brings solace for patients in hospice
In her Winthrop living room, she is silent in her pink, comfy chair. Just moments before, Daria Casinelli, a licensed acupuncturist, inserted 14 needles in Woods' wrists, feet, and ears to help reduce the pain she feels in her feet and stomach, and to allow the 80-year-old former nurse to breathe easier.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Banker & Tradesman
Wellesley Multifamily Complex Sells For $25.6M
The Newton-based real estate investment firm bought the Linden Square Townhomes complex at 11 Oak St. from an affiliate of Woburn's Eastern Real Estate, an investment and development firm, and partner Boston Residential Group.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
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.
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.
The News Tribune
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.