By - 1/26/14 - 2:29 pm

Transit Police report they are investigating what led a 24-year-old from Roxbury to drive into a stopped Route 240 bus around 10:30 a.m. on North Main Street in Randolph.

The car driver was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died, police say. Nine passengers on the bus were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injures.

The bus and the 2007 Infiniti were... Read more

By - 12/5/13 - 8:59 am
Lion and pizza

Mike reports that when he ordered a pizza from the Randolph Papa Gino's last night, he made a request: "Draw a lion on box, please. Even if cheesy." As you can see, they delivered. He adds:

My one year old saw it and roared. Which was my entire reason for the request.

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By - 2/11/11 - 10:39 pm

Randolph officials are majorly pissed over the 75 truckloads of snow a South Boston property manager had dumped behind a Main Street bakery, right on top of some wetlands that feed the drinking-water supplies of three towns, Channel 4 reports.

By - 9/10/10 - 5:32 pm

This is the mailing that has Stephen Lynch in a tizzy.
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The front illustrates how in three important votes in the US House of Representatives Stephen Lynch voted in favor of the conservative position, the position usually associated with Republicans. The conceit is that Lynch... Read more

By - 9/8/10 - 2:39 am


There are six days left until the Democratic primary Tuesday September 14. If you are a MA9 resident and you would prefer a more progressive Democratic candidate than incumbent Congressman Stephen Lynch, there is something you can do to increase Mac D'Allesandro's chances.

Everyday between now and next Tuesday talk to a like-minded friend who... Read more

By - 9/6/10 - 3:04 pm

Lynch plays his cards close to the vest in what seems like a defensive style of politics. It certainly is not leadership-driven.

Take his process on the health care bill debate last summer. From March through August we heard Rep.Lynch say he didn't know how he'd vote on the bill. At the same time, he did not take a leadership role in shaping it.... Read more

By - 3/10/10 - 5:44 pm

A federal appeals court today upheld a two-week suspension of Randolph's fire chief for discussing budget restraints at a press conference in front of a fatal fire.

Randolph selectmen suspended Charles Foley for seeming to link Proposition 2 1/2 to the deaths. Foley appealed in court, arguing that violated his First Amendment rights.

In a ruling today, the US Court of Appeals for the... Read more

By - 4/3/09 - 9:48 am

Here's how police say one guy held up the CVS on North Main Street in Randolph on March 29: He called police to report a fight at the Picadilly Pub, then called back to report somebody had pulled out a gun. While police were racing there, he walked into the drug store and held the place up by threatening to stab workers with a... Read more

By - 6/2/08 - 12:37 pm

Friends of the Blue Hills continue to fight the request of the owner of the Lantana function hall in Randolph to turn 3 acres of the Blue Hills reservation into a parking lot.

By - 4/1/08 - 12:18 pm

The Globe has the details (note to Globe, as Matt King notices, you might want to do something about the URL on that story).

By - 11/8/07 - 1:33 pm

The Patriot-Ledger reports on an alleged interchange between former Brookline School Superintendent Richard Silverman and a School Committee member in Randolph, where he now works, over Silverman's request for a five-day bereavement leave:

"It is not the standard in industry," Silverman quoted Kenney as saying. "Besides, don't you Jews plant them within 24 hours?" ...

"I don't see any side curls on your head,

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