A Boston Firefighter Wrote “Disturbing” Things on Facebook

A Boston firefighter has been placed on leave after he allegedly posted what have been described as “disturbing” messages on his Facebook account. Identified as […]


Puppies Rescued from Puerto Rico Are up for Adoption in Massachusetts

Eight dogs, including five 8-9 week old puppies, have just arrived in Massachusetts from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and will soon be available for adoption, the […]


Northeastern Food Service Workers Reach Agreement, Call off Strike

Update, October 10, 2017: It’s official. Dining workers at Northeastern University voted Tuesday to ratify a new contract with Chartwells, the food service company that employs […]


New Orange Line Trains Went for A Test Run in China

The new Orange Line trains headed for Boston have gone for a test-run in China, and the fresh-looking subway cars seem to be doing just […]


The Somerville Police Officer Injured in a Crash Has Died

Somerville Police Officer Louis Remigio, a 30-year veteran of the force who was injured in a motorcycle crash in New Hampshire, has died. Remigio, 55, […]


Marijuana Billboards: They’re Here

As Massachusetts sails past new milestones on its way to a fully functioning legal recreational marijuana marketplace, a new one was reached today: The state’s […]


The Make Way for Ducklings Statues Just Turned 30

Boston’s iconic Make Way For Ducklings Statues, some of the best-known pieces of public art in the city and a defining landmark of the Boston Public […]


State Street’s “Fearless Girl” Campaign Has a $5 Million Problem

Today is not a good day for the “Fearless Girl.” State Street, the Boston-headquartered firm that erected the now-iconic bronze statue in Manhattan as part of a campaign […]


Waltham Police Arrested a Suspect in a Series of Bomb Threats

Police in Waltham say they have identified the man responsible for a series of bomb threats that have terrified and frustrated the city for months. […]

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Report: The Las Vegas Shooter Researched Boston

Stephen Paddock, the man responsible for the mass shooting in Las Vegas, reportedly researched Boston, according to NBC. The outlet says sources have said that in addition […]


Pro Athletes Made the Case for Marijuana in Boston

As the struggles of current and former professional athletes have come under increased scrutiny in recent years—including traumatic brain injuries and reports linking contact sports with opioid abuse […]


A Beer Distributor Will Have to Pay Its $2.6 Million Pay-To-Play Fine

A Massachusetts beer distributor will have to pay its $2.6 million “pay-to-play” fine, a court has ruled, teeing up a record-high assessment for the controversial practice […]


The Boston Globe’s Old Building May Soon House Robots

We now know what the future may hold for the Boston Globe‘s storied former building on Morrissey Boulevard: robots and beer. Todd Fremont-Smith, senior vice president of […]


Massachusetts’ Free Birth Control ACCESS Bill Has Support from Insurers

An Affordable Care Act provision that provides women with free birth control should stay even if President Trump dumps it, Massachusetts insurance providers are now saying. […]


34 Cats from Hurricane-Ravaged St. John Have Arrived in Massachusetts

Update: The cats have arrived from the U.S. Virgin Islands and are now being kept at the MSPCA-Nevins Farm in Methuen, where they will be kept in […]