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  1. New England news in briefRead the original story

    Saturday | Boston.com

    A parent is facing charges after he allegedly brought a handgun to an elementary school Friday morning. Matthew Vacher, 36, was arrested Friday after a handgun was allegedly found in a backpack he brought to Ross Elementary School, Braintree police said in a statement.

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  2. Braintree parent faces charges after bringing gun to elementary schoolRead the original story

    Saturday May 19 | Boston.com

    Matthew Vacher, 36, was arrested Friday after a handgun was allegedly found in a backpack he brought to the Ross Elementary School on Hayward Street, Braintree police said in a statement. He is expected to be arraigned Monday in Quincy District Court on charges of carrying a firearm on school grounds and failure to properly secure a firearm, according to police.

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  3. New England news in briefRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | Boston.com

    Cardinal Sen O'Malley, armed with a leaf blower and a spirit of giving, was one of several clergy members participating this week in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston's eighth annual service week at two Quincy churches. More than 100 volunteers showed up Monday to help paint, clean, and landscape all week at Our Lady of Good Counsel on Sea Street, archdiocese spokesman Terry Donilon said.

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  4. Cardinal Se n O'Malley joins in spring cleanup at Quincy churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Boston.com

    Cardinal Sen O'Malley, armed with a leaf blower and a spirit of giving, was one of several clergy members participating this week in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston's eighth annual service week at two Quincy churches. More than 100 volunteers showed up Monday to help paint, clean, and landscape all week at Our Lady of Good Counsel on Sea Street, archdiocese spokesman Terry Donilon said.

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  5. RMV still moving too slow after Real ID launch, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Boston.com

    Seven weeks after the state launched a new system for issuing driver's licenses, wait times at Registry of Motor Vehicles locations are still "definitely slower than we want," state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack said Monday. The RMV has been beset by long waits since it began issuing new federally compliant "Real ID" licenses on March 26. Things were so bad in the first few weeks that the agency shifted its long-held goal of serving 80 percent of motorists in 30 minutes or less, to serving 80 percent in under an hour by the end of April. 3 comments

  6. Kind motorist gives stricken deer a ride in his carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | Boston.com

    A Braintree animal control officer got a surprise recently when he found an unexpected passenger inside a car in Weymouth. The officer opened the rear driver's side door, and lo and behold, there was a full-grown deer riding in the back of the car.

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  7. Here's how to get to the Cape this summer without sitting in trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | Boston.com

    If this month's warm weather has you dreaming of weekend trips to the beach, it's not too early to start working out those vacation details. And for those without a car - or those already dreading traffic jams on the Bourne and Sagamore bridges - there's an easier way to get that beach day underway.

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  8. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Massport aims to turn its Braintree...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Boston.com

    Braintree's mayor is eager to see significant development on the nearly 20 acres that currently serve as a parking lot for people who ride the shuttle service to Logan Airport. In addition to running airports and ship terminals, the Massachusetts Port Authority has emerged as a big development player in the city, primarily on the red-hot South Boston Waterfront.

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  9. Woman faces murder charge in death of teenager at Braintree hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | Boston.com

    A Lynn woman charged with murdering a teenager whose body was found in a Braintree hotel is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Norfolk Superior Court while records show a Mattapan man is now facing human trafficking charges connected to the homicide investigation. Juana Rivera allegedly participated in the murder of 19-year-year-old Reina Rodriguez, whose body was found inside a room at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Braintree last June 22, 2017, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael C. Morrissey's office, which is prosecuting.

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  10. Police search for woman who allegedly assaulted MBTA bus driver in BraintreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Boston.com

    Transit Police are searching for a woman who was allegedly involved in an assault and battery on an MBTA employee. Transit Police are still searching for a woman who they believe assaulted an MBTA bus operator at the Braintree station Sunday, officials said.

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  11. Taxes not paid on perks for troopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | Boston.com

    The state has failed to pay taxes on tens of millions of dollars doled out to state troopers since the 1970s as a reward for driving their own cars to work, leaving Massachusetts vulnerable to a potentially massive bill from the IRS. The State Police and Massachusetts Port Authority, which funds a 140-person police division based at Logan Airport, did not report the $40 daily commuting perk as employee income or pay federal employer taxes on that money, officials acknowledged this week to the Globe.

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  12. Braintree is latest area town to permit bow huntingRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2018 | Boston.com

    Conservation agent Kelly Phelan said the 60-acre commission properties at Eaton's Pond and South Street, and 140 acres at Cranberry Pond are large enough to accommodate hunting.

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  13. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff The Big PictureGlobe staff photos of the month, March 2018Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2018 | Boston.com

    Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: multiple nor'easters, St. Patrick's Day, protesting gun violence, hockey and basketball state high school championships, Good Friday, and the start of Red Sox season. Three-year-old Ellie Daiute of Braintree took big steps to make it up up the stairs at City Hall Plaza.

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  14. Lottery approves controversial HQ move to DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Boston.com

    State Lottery officials approved a proposal Tuesday to move their headquarters to Dorchester over the objections of union leaders, who had pleaded to table the vote and keep the agency in its longtime Braintree home. The unanimous vote by the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission came after a lengthy debate fueled largely by complaints by SEIU 888, which argued that the new 10-year, $15.2 million lease the board approved would dramatically hike costs and was negotiated with no union input.

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  15. Lottery panel to vote on move to DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Boston.com

    State lottery officials will seek approval next week to uproot their headquarters from its longtime South Shore home and move to Dorchester, according to a proposal one local official charged is being driven by Treasurer Deborah Goldberg. The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, which Goldberg chairs, is slated to vote Tuesday whether to pluck the lottery's administrative offices and about 140 employees from Braintree, the agency's home since its 1971 inception.

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  16. Two Braintree schools to be closed Monday for storm repairRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2018 | Boston.com

    Two Braintree schools will be closed Monday due to heavy roof damage sustained in Friday's Nor'easter, according to the school superintendent. Ross Elementary School and South Middle School had extensive damage from the storm, which brought high winds and driving rains to Massachusetts.

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  17. blotterRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | Boston.com

    DARING RESCUE The Coast Guard deployed a rescue swimmer from a helicopter to pull four men from frigid Atlantic Ocean waters after they jumped from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday evening about 18 miles south of Martha's Vineyard, officials said. Around 6:20 p.m., the captain of the 65-foot Sea Star fishing vessel alerted the Coast Guard that the ship was taking on water and listing dangerously in rough seas churned up by winds gusting up to 25 knots, the Coast Guard said in a statement.

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  18. BLOTTER TALESSparks flying, they couldn't beat the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Boston.com

    Every day, police officers respond to reports of all sorts of events and nonevents, most of which never make the news. Here is a sampling of lesser-known - but no less noteworthy - incidents from police log books in our suburbs.

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  19. This Braintree woman wants the MBTA to put a Rosa Parks tribute on every busRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Boston.com

    While venturing to Miami's Little Havana neighborhood during vacation last fall, Braintree resident Natalie Ornell said she was inspired by a simple tribute displayed on a city bus: a decal honoring Rosa Parks. It was a long way from Montgomery, Ala., where Parks, a civil rights icon, was arrested more than 60 years ago after she refused to relinquish her bus seat to a white man.

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  20. Medical dispensaries argue against wide expansion of ways to get potRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Boston.com

    With just weeks to go before a crucial deadline, Massachusetts cannabis regulators are facing pressure to scale back their vision of an expansive marijuana industry In most states that have legalized the drug, marijuana is sold exclusively at brick-and-mortar dispensaries. But in Massachusetts, cannabis officials have proposed making pot available through licensed delivery services, cannabis "bars," and even at yoga studios, movie theaters, and restaurants - setting up the state to host perhaps the most diverse regulated cannabis market in the world.

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