Daniel J. Flynn, III, 52, of Milton, who ran a real-estate firm at 161 Granite Ave. in Dorchester, was arrested on federal wire-fraud charges this week. Read more.
Robert Jubinville of Milton, one of the state's eight elected governor's councilors, says it's time to stop throwing heroin addicts into prison. Read more.
The Library of the Royal Irish Academy wants to identify the people in the photograph below. Please contact the Library if you recognize any of the subjects. The Library can be reached via Twitter @Library_RIA, or by email at www.ria.ie/library/contact, citing "8 May Photo Query Tweet."
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Thomas Baker, 62, had been missing since last week. The Patriot Ledger reports a state trooper and a search dog found his body, and that there is no evidence of foul play.
Milton, Boston and State police continued searching along the Neponset River for Thomas Baker, 62, but began searching the woods of the nearby Blue Hills Reservation as well. Read more.
State Police report:
Milton Fire on scene of large brush fire in Blue Hills. MSP has Unquity Rd and Chickatawbut Rd at Hillside St. closed to traffic.
A City Council hearing today on resident complaints about low-flying jets from Roxbury to Hyde Park and Milton was sort of moot, because the Massport officials who did attend stressed they have nothing to do with deciding which planes fly where or how.
At-large City Councilor Steve Murphy, who lives on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park had a simple answer: "From this point forward think of us as plaintiffs," he told the Massport officials.
A minivan and an SUV heading north on 128 south collided around 3:45 p.m., bringing three ambulances as well as police, firefighters and tow trucks and jamming traffic in both directions.
The two vehicles wound up on what passes for a median strip there. Above, people crowded the overpass to take photos.
NBC News reports.
Long before Nelli Ruotsalainen protested on I-93, Massachusetts government decided to eliminate the breakdown lane and use it for rush hour traffic. That is not on Nelli Ruotsalainen, that is on us.
The government's concern is that the Interstate 93 protest in Milton broke the way we provide public safety services. In fact, we know of not one death nor one injury caused. I'm not saying it couldn't have happened, I'm saying it didn't.
The Herald reports the 25-year-old woman working for the Boston Centers for Youth and Families is now an ex-part-time worker.
Letâ€™s get the clichĂ© right out the way: it was just another cold winter January weekday morning in the town where I live, just seven miles from the center of Boston, Massachusetts. Wake up in the dark, get the kids going, make the coffee and breakfast, turn on the radio, start the cars up and tell the kids itâ€™s time for school. An â€śI love youâ€ť here, an â€śIâ€™ll see you tonightâ€ť there. Pull out from the driveway and head into suburbia.