A dozen people were arrested today as police in Boston, Swansea and Swampscott raided locations related to two groups that imported massive amounts of fentanyl and other drugs from Mexico for distribution in the Boston area, local and federal law-enforcement officials said today. Read more.
At high tide today, Neil looked out at his condo parking lot off Nantasket Avenue in Hull.
"Meanest MBTA ferry customer I have ever shared a shared a boat with," Nathan Peyton reports.
The National Weather Service has issued the watch for Plymouth County and points to the south as Jose approaches. On the one hand, no risk of tornadoes; on the other hand, people should "earnestly prepare for the potential of significant wind impacts."
Scott Cluett shows us Boston Harbor from up in the air over the South Shore this morning.
Hull Police report a Nantasket Avenue man finally un-crating a box of antiques he bought a year ago discovered this morning that among its contents was a cannonball with a fuse still attached. Read more.
Fignaz watched the sunrise at Brant Rock in Marshfield this morning.
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
Neil the roving UHub photographer went for a stroll in Hingham this morning.
Hingham Police report a local resident was convinced by a caller that he'd just won the sweepstakes and all he had to do was provide his Social Security number, his date of birth and his Mass. driver's-license number. Police say he did not win the sweepstakes, but he now has to watch out for identity fraud.
Hull Police report they are investigating how a man's body and an overturned kayak showed up on the rocks along Channel Street in Pemberton Point around 9:25 this morning.
A federal jury today convicted Jayme Gordon, 51, on wire fraud and perjury charges for his attempt to force DreamWorks to pay him for what he claimed was his prior work on a story about a fighting panda. Read more.
A Hull man was arrested for illegal possession of an explosive device today as police were combing his house for clues to the break-in he'd reported.
Kevin Butler, 26, was also charged with illegal possession of anabolic steroids and disturbing the peace, Hull Police say. Read more.
Hull Police report an officer on routine patrol caught a group of teens red-handed after they allegedly spray painted graffiti all over Fort Revere on Boston Harbor around 12:30 this morning. Read more.
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