Braintree Police are looking for this guy, part of a pair they say repeatedly stole expensive bottles of perfume and cologne from the Ulta store this summer.
If you know anybody who looks this guilty, feel free to call 781-794-8669.
Passengers on the Middleborough/Lakeville and Kingston/Plymouth lines are sitting on trains or standing on platforms around 9 a.m. waiting as officials in Braintree try to determine whether a package on a platform there is dangerous. The T was attempting to corral some buses to pick up passengers who are no longer going to get to work on time.
Last month, the MBTA announced a contest in which anyone could design what could be the next MBTA map.
Transit Maps has not one, but two contest submissions posted for our viewing pleasure. While no submissions have been officially heralded by the MBTA at this time, it is clear that some very talented cartographers are partaking in the festivities.
The MBTA... Read more
A thronging mass of screaming teens from Braintree raised hell all the way from South Station to North Station on their way to the Garden for a basketball game, commuters report.
Some of the kids, heading to the Braintree High girls' championship game against Central Catholic, smashed a Green Line window at Park Street.
Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.
Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.
Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more
Braintree Police report they are looking for a couple of dudes who have figured out how to get coins out of vending machines.
According to police, the pair robbed two vending machines at the Holiday Inn Express in Braintree last Wednesday:
It appears the suspects were able to access the... Read more
If you saw one of those Building 19 circulars advertising the sale of some salvaged Swarovski crystal, would you assume Swarovski was going downmarket?
A federal appeals court ruled today that the maker of expensive crystal is going to have to do a better job proving such an ad would confuse consumers if it wants to win a lawsuit seeking to bar Building 19... Read more
Participants in the Boston Color Me Rad 5K race will start with white T-shirts and clean faces. By the end, competitors will be covered in powdered dye:
If you're allergic to the metric system, corn starch, or unbridled joy, you'd probably be more comfortable in hospice care than at the starting blocks of this color-filled 5k.
It's July 15 at the South Shore... Read more
McSweeney's compiles a list; the last one is just a bit too ridiculous, though.
From the cover of today's Building 19 circular. Maybe that explains why Martha Coakley (upper right) looks so annoyed.
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Boston Restaurant News reports the new owners of what's left of Bugaboo Creek plan to keep its animatronic restaurants in Braintree, Methuen and Milford open.
Common Cause Massachusetts is hosting a Redistricting Olympics this summer. We will be taking citizen drawn Congressional, State House, and State Senate maps all summer, evaluating them, declaring a winner, giving out prizes and submitting the winning maps to the MA Legislative Redistricting Committee for consideration.
The purpose of the redistricting Olympics is threefold: to educate the public about the steps in the redistricting process,... Read more
Mark Cusack, a freshman backbencher from Braintree, is under investigation for
sexing it up engaging in "inappropriate behavior" in the well of the House of Representatives with a legislative aide not his own early one April morning.
Borders Books has added Braintree to the list of stores it is closing due to Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Borders previously announced that it would close stores on Boylston Street (Back Bay), Burlington, Peabody, and Chestnut Hill.
At least for now, Borders stores in Downtown Crossing (Washington St), CambridgeSide Galleria, Dedham, Kingston, Mansfield, Marlboro, and Methuen are to stay open as usual.... Read more