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Meet ‘Chester,’ the Lynn Rooster Someone Spray-Painted Orange

The MSPCA isn’t sure why it happened—all they know is that on Wednesday, an impossibly orange rooster was spotted trotting down the road in Lynn, and […]

City Life

An ‘Aggressive’ Coyote Is on the Loose in Brookline

Police in Brookline are urging residents to stay away from an “aggressive coyote” that is on the loose in the town. They warned about the […]

City Life

Firefighter Reunites Cambridge Woman with Her Cats in Viral Video

It was the morning after the most intense and destructive blaze in recent memory for the city, and Cambridge Fire Department Lt. Brian Casey was there […]

Arts & Entertainment

Meet Mr. August of the MSPCA Firefighter Calendar

Who among us doesn’t have that one person who’s impossible to shop for around the holiday season? Thankfully, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of […]

City Life

Massachusetts Passes Question 3, Banning Small Cages for Farm Animals

Question 3, the Massachusetts ballot question that would have banned the sale of foods derived from animals raised in cruel conditions, has passed handily, setting new […]

Arts & Entertainment

Photos from the 2016 Canine Promenade on the Esplanade

This past Sunday, dog owners and their furry costumed companions paraded a half-mile stretch of the Esplanade for the sixth annual Canine Promenade. The fall […]

City Life

A Blind Munchkin Cat Named ‘Giselle’ Needs Your Help

A very small cat with very special needs—who happens to have a name that sounds a lot like a certain local supermodel—is hoping an experienced cat-owner […]

City Life

Luxury Condos in Seaport to Begin DNA Testing Dog Poop

A luxury condo tower in Fort Point has taken the nuclear option to solve its apparent problem with improperly curbed pooches. The management at 315 on A, which […]

City Life

Hunters Will Get to Kill Deer in the Blue Hills Reservation Again This Year

Hunters can get another shot at tracking and killing deer in the Blue Hills Reservation this year, state officials decided yesterday. For two-day spurts in […]

City Life

Boston’s Canada Goose Problem Is Bad, And Here’s What We Can Do About It

Do you hate Canada Geese? The way they take over public spaces like a winged, poop-spewing gang, harassing park-goers and intimidating small children? You’re not alone. […]

City Life

An Unleashed Dog Attacked Two Goats at the Arboretum

For two weeks, four goats at the Arnold Arboretum have been working diligently to clear out overgrowth from areas near Peters Hill. On Wednesday, their […]

City Life

The Cape Cod Manatee Is Pregnant, Everyone

The manatee rescued from the cooling waters off Cape Cod last week will soon be a mother. A visit to the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut […]

City Life

Dog Struck by Commuter Rail Train Rescued, Named ‘Charlie’

A dog rescued from the tracks after an MBTA commuter rail train ran over its leg is now in the care of the MSPCA, which has […]

City Life

State Trooper Rescues Stray Cat from the Callahan Tunnel

It’s been quite a week for one very lucky Boston cat. When the five-year-old feline, who rescuers believe to be a stray, wandered into the […]

City Life

Lucky Rescue for a Rare Albino Snapping Turtle and Its Buddy

Looking like Yin and Yang, but in shells, a pair of baby snapping turtles—one all white, the other nearly all black—are getting their 15 minutes […]