By - 3/15/18 - 11:18 am

Rachel Rollins, who has served as an assistant US attorney in Boston and an assistant district attorney in Plymouth County and , announced today she is joining the race to succeed Dan Conley, retiring after this year as Suffolk County District Attorney.

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By - 3/13/18 - 6:10 pm
Eagle shoveling snow in Medford

Meghan captured a hydrant shoveler at work in Medford today.

Meanwhile, Thor Olsen shows us just how deep the snow got in one of those snow bands out in Groton: Read more.

By - 3/5/18 - 12:04 pm

The Globe introduces us to the three candidates (so far) for Suffolk County District Attorney (including a current assistant DA who acknowledges his role as a prosecutor might be a drawback this year) as well as insurgents running for DA in Middlesex and Worcester counties.

By - 2/26/18 - 11:56 am

State Rep. Evandro Carvalho, who had announced plans to run for the 1st Suffolk state-senate seat vacated by Linda Dorcena Forry, announced today that he's decided to run instead for the Suffolk County District Attorney's post that Dan Conley recently announced he'll be leaving. Read more.

By - 2/20/18 - 4:24 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley announced today he will not seek re-election this fall. Read more.

By - 1/4/18 - 3:44 pm
Evacuation in Winthrop

Nicholas Agri watched Morton Street in Winthrop turn into a river at high tide this afternoon. Later, the town sent in some heavy machinery to evacuate residents. Read more.

By - 1/4/18 - 3:20 pm

The National Weather Service was not quite as enamored: Read more.

By - 10/22/17 - 10:10 am
Sunrise over Winthrop Beach

James D. watched the sunrise in Winthrop.

By - 9/15/17 - 4:54 pm
Cruise ship and storm passing by the town of Winthrop

James D. watched the show out at sea from Winthrop this afternoon.

By - 9/3/17 - 7:20 pm
Sunset over Winthrop

James D. watched the sun go down over Winthrop this evening. Read more.

By - 7/18/17 - 9:58 am
Amerigo Vespucci off Winthrop

James D. spotted the Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci off Winthrop this morning.

Not long after, Lily D. got a closer look at the ship, which is in Boston through the 22nd: Read more.

By - 7/13/17 - 12:32 am

The Department of Justice says it's settled a lawsuit against Eversource and the MWRA over a Deer Island power cable under Boston Harbor the government had said was not buried deeply enough to allow for planned dredging to let the Conley Terminal in South Boston handle larger ships. Read more.

By - 6/6/17 - 11:02 am
Baby Bella memorial at Deer Island

Maria M. walked around Deer Island this past weekend and paused at the Bella Bond memorial, paid for by workers at the MWRA plant and placed near where the little girl's body washed up in 2015.

The plaque reads: Read more.

By - 3/15/17 - 3:07 pm
Beached boat in Winthrop after storm

Roving UHub photographer Ynckay spotted this boat lying on Short Beach in Winthrop this morning.

By - 2/22/17 - 7:43 pm

Mike Anderson points us to an item in the latest Winthrop Transcript police blotter:

Reporting party called in stating there is a duck on a roof of a car having difficulty flying. She then called back stating it is a dog and is with its owner.

Michael Page, meanwhile, points us to an item from Hingham about the beasts in somebody's basement.

By - 2/10/17 - 1:44 pm

Rachelle Dee Bond, whose dead 2-year-old daughter, Bella, washed up on the shore of Deer Island in June, 2015, today pleaded guilty to charges of being an accessory after the fact to the girl's murder and larceny over $250 by false pretenses after continuing to acceept public-assistance payments for her even after her death, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 1/23/17 - 10:48 pm
By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

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.