A report that somebody jumped off the Neponset River Bridge around 8:15 p.m. brought Boston firefighters by land and sea until they got an update that the jumper was at the Granite Avenue drawbridge upstream a bit, where they met state troopers, who told them that it was a couple of kids jumping off the bridge - who came out soaking wet on the Dorchester... Read more
Deadline Hollywood reports on how local Teamsters protested a "Top Chef" filming in Milton earlier this year over the show's not hiring Teamsters as drivers.
By the time Top Chef host Padma Lakshmiâs car pulled up to the Steel & Rye restaurant in the picturesque New England town of Milton just outside Boston, one of them ran up to her car and screamed, "We're... Read more
Brian MacLean watched the sun go down over Milton a couple days ago:
State Police report this car flipped over in the snow on Unquity Road this afternoon. Only minor injures, they report, adding the road had to be shut for a short time.
A.P. Blake alerts us that drivers on the Mattapan Line are being told to watch out for a deer reported on the trolley right of way, outbound, in Milton.
No doubt the cervid is hoofing it on the tracks because the ride now costs more than a buck.
One of the more dramatic approaches into Boston is up Blue Hill Avenue or Blue Hills Parkway in Milton at night. You're driving in a somnolent, darkened suburb when you approach the Neponset River, you look up and boom, there's... 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
Milton, Boston and MBTA police are looking for a woman who held up the Citizens Bank branch at 40 Adams St. in Milton shortly after noon. The woman, described as black, tall and wearing a head scarf, showed a note to a teller. She was last spotted on foot heading across the bridge into Dorchester.
The Charlotte Observer reports the family of Delvonte Tisdale, whose badly mangled body turned up in the middle of a quiet side street near the Blue Hills Reservation in November, 2010, is suing both US Airways and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport for not doing enough to keep him from sneaking into the wheel well of a Boston-bound airplane.
Tisdale's body - which at first sparked... Read more
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
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The Dorchester Reporter reports on an incident Monday night in which a man was assaulted by two men who also yelled "racial and homophobic slurs" at him near the Butler Street stop - and then tried to pull him off the trolley.
The Herald reports a Boston teen is under arrest for a New Year's Eve brawl in Milton that ended with five stabbed after a party bus pulled up at one guy's house, passengers debarked and the guy refused to let them in.
The Globe reports some guy from Martha's Vineyard learned this morning you're not allowed to ride a bike on I-93, when State Police stopped him in Milton, gave him a ticket and told him to not do it again.
Cambridge, Mass. â Tickets are on sale now for George V. Higginsâ The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Stickball Productionsâ world premiere stage adaptation of the quintessential Boston crime novel. The production runs Dec. 8âJan. 15 at Oberon in Harvard Square, for tickets, visit www.thefriendsofeddiecoyle.com
It is the winter of â69 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