Murphy was nabbed at his home around 10 a.m., police say, adding:
Evidence linking the suspect to many of the affected locations were uncovered.
Murphy is scheduled for arraignment... Read more
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
MassDOT reports it's opening the remaining fourth-lane sections of 128, er, 93/95/1/Hut!, between Randolph and Westwood this week. Schedule of segment openings. Important note:
With the opening of the new fourth travel lane, the authorized use of the breakdown lane for travel during weekday peak commuting periods will be discontinued to enhance driver safety and provide emergency vehicle access.
In other words, from now... Read more
WBZ reports State Police are investigating why a dump truck had its dumper up when it smashed into an overpass on Rte. 128 near University Drive around 5 a.m.
The Chicago Tribune reports a woman from Canton (yes, our Canton) was arrested in Chicago on charges of stalking Theo Epstein:
Recently, she found information about Epstein's new North Side home on the Internet and flew to Chicago on Monday, rented a red Mustang and plugged the address into the car's GPS navigation system, the prosecutor said.
Spring Seedling Sale May 19th and 20th 9am-3pm
Wake up the Farm Pancake Breakfast May 19th 9am-11am
Join us to celebrate the start of the 2012 season. Enjoy delicious pancakes with friends and stock up on seedlings for your home garden.
There will be a variety of vegetable, herb and flower plants available for purchase, all grown on the farm using organic practices. We... Read more
Channel 4 has dispatched its news chopper to keep us in the loop on this developing story.
No word yet if the horse is stuck with a frog on a log in that bog at Ponkapoag.
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Downed power lines somewhere in the Canton area mean no Amtrak service between Boston and New York and, of course, massive delays on the Providence/Stoughton Line that have left stranded commuters hoping for the buses the T is promising.
Who was Daniel M. Casey and why is there a plaque in his memory at the top of the Hill?
Cambridge, Mass. — Tickets are on sale now for George V. Higgins’ The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Stickball Productions’ world premiere stage adaptation of the quintessential Boston crime novel. The production runs Dec. 8–Jan. 15 at Oberon in Harvard Square, for tickets, visit www.thefriendsofeddiecoyle.com
It is the winter of ‘69 in Boston and Eddie Coyle is a bottom of the barrel hood attempting... Read more
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
WBUR reports on the planned IPO of Dunkin' Brands and notes that the filing states there is one Dunk's for every 9,700 people in New England and New York. That ratio has got to be way lower within 128, right?
Anecdotal evidence (more dead deer by the side of the road) seems to indicate a growing deer population in the large reservation just south of the city. The Friends of the Blue Hills reports the state Department of Conservation and Recreation is getting ready to do some serious studying to determine if there are more deer than the reservation can support and, if so,... Read more
To preview your primary ballot for tomorrow, click on the link from the Secretary of State's website:
then enter your address and select a political party. It will show you what choices you'll have on tomorrow's primary ballot.
... Read more
Friends of the Blue Hills reports the state recently bought 57 acres of land between the Blue Hill Country Club and Rte. 138 by the Ponkopoag Golf Club - for $198,000:
In a year or so, when construction of a sewer line is complete, you'll be able to explore a new red maple swamp, open marshland and pine-oak upland.... Read more
Canton - A Braintree man and Holbrook woman who allegedly tried to scam copper from a Canton company on May 5 have been arrested and charged with attempting to commit larceny for goods worth over $250.
(Apologies to Messrs. Carson and Webb)
The Supreme Judicial Court yesterday tossed out Canton's lawsuit against the proposed Westwood Station project in neighboring Westwood, ruling the town failed to file its complaints on time.
Canton argued state approval of the now stalled project was invalid because the town was never notified of a proposed sewer permit and so therefore the 30-day time limit for filing complaints had not... Read more
It could have been a lot worse for this Canton resident, struck by a speeding Acela train that hit him while he was crossing the tracks trying to get to HoneyDew Donuts™:
Canton Journal reports:
O'Brien added that Daniels was conscious when he saw him after the accident, and that he was looking for his teeth that apparently had been knocked out of his mouth... Read more