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.
James D. peered out over the waves crashing on Winthrop Beach this morning.
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.
Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley announced today he will not seek re-election this fall. Read more.
James D. watched the show out at sea from Winthrop this afternoon.
Roving UHub photographer Ynckay spotted this boat lying on Short Beach in Winthrop this morning.
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.
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.
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.
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