Kevin Sweeney, 40, of Braintree, was charged today with one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds and one count of wire fraud in the widening State Police overtime investigation and agreed to plead guilty, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.
The Supreme Judicial Court today dismissed the OUI case against a man who rolled his car over on a Rte. 3 ramp in Braintree in 2014 because State Police didn't issue him a citation until nine days later - a violation of a state law intended to fight ticket fixing. Read more.
Jim Corbo reports the wind sheared off the roof of the Ross Elementary School in East Braintree:
Classes to be held in Oz until further notice.
Signal problems at Braintree could add five to ten minutes to your ride between there and JFK/UMass, the MBTA reports.
The Patriot Ledger reports the contraception-hating craft chain is planning its first Boston-area store, in Braintree.
Competitor Michael's has several stores in the Braintree area.
Ksanfilsp posts video of a flooded lobby at the Braintree Red Line stop:
Turnstiles to get into the garage are broken, station is flooded, and we are delayed, at best, every other day
NBC Boston reports bands of pugilistic, wamped-up teens pounded each other throughout South Shore Plaza in Braintree tonight, at least until the police arrived.
There's no longer a dead train at Braintree, but its non-existence on this corporeal plane isn't stopping it from causing what the MBTA describes as "moderate" delays.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays because the signals at Braintree, they don't feel so well.
Transit Police report arresting Cody Chery, 21, of Randolph on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident at the Braintree Red Line garage on May 16.
Police say Chery went up to a woman in the garage around 5 p.m., asked her some "inappropriate questions," then "indecently assaulted" her. He then fled. Read more.
Braintree Police report arresting an armed career criminal for last night's gunfire that ended with SWAT teams roaming a locked down South Shore Plaza.
If this stuffed bunny looks familiar, it's waiting for you at the Target at South Shore Plaza in Braintree.
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.
Track is whack at Packards Corner, so the T is hauling B Line passengers between there and Washington Street by bus. On the Red Line, there's a dead train just moldering somewhere on the tracks between JFK/UMass and Braintree.
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