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By adamg - 11/20/23 - 10:10 pm

WBZ Newsradio reports on what turned out to be hoax calls to Congregation Sha’aray Shalom in Hingham - which prompted police to evacuate both the temple and nearby houses - and Temple Beth Shalom in Needham.

By adamg - 11/10/23 - 4:55 pm
Sunset over Hull and the water

"Not a bad view from Hull this evening," Joe Kidston reports.

By adamg - 9/25/23 - 1:29 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a lawsuit by a new teacher in Hanover who claimed her First Amendment rights to disparage transgender people, immigrants and Blacks were violated after school officials fired her after learning of her thoughts - in memes she posted after she won election to another town's school committee in an uncontested race. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/23 - 3:03 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court yesterday ordered a woman to return the $70,000 engagement ring her former beau bought her - but also ruled he would have to pay interest on the $43,000 a judge had already ordered him to pay for dental-implant surgery he had promised to cover during their engagement, for which she had her front teeth removed shortly before he broke things off. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/23 - 1:53 pm

CommonWealth whets our interest in "managed retreat" - the idea that as sea levels continue to rise, the long-term answer might be to move homes and other buildings away from the water, rather than trying to build seawalls or other measures, for example, for Hampton Circle, an area in Hull with water on two sides.

By adamg - 7/6/23 - 7:54 pm

MBTA Commuter Rail reported at 7:47 p.m. that a train that left Wickford Junction at 4:35 p.m. remained stuck in Sharon, more than two hours after it was supposed to pull into South Station, because of a dreaded "mechanical issue," and now the crew and passengers are waiting for the 5:48 p.m. train from Wickford Junction to arrive and try to push it all the way into town, or off the tracks or something.

By adamg - 6/19/23 - 2:27 pm
Bear rambling through Cohasset

Cohasset Police posted a photo of the bear for which an officer blocked off North Main Street this afternoon to protect both it and drivers. Police add: "He's heading toward Hingham now."

By adamg - 6/17/23 - 9:52 am

Amya asks:

Hairdresser recommendation in Boston / South Shore area for a stylish short haircut and color?

By adamg - 4/22/23 - 11:31 am

New England Folklore discusses Massachusetts pukwudgies, which are sort of like leprechauns or fairies, only ours are covered in dank, matted fur and like to lure people to fall off cliffs. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/23 - 8:43 am
Sunrise over Turkey Hill

Joe Kidston went up to Turkey Hill to enjoy this morning's sunrise - in shorts, he adds. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/23 - 9:26 am
Sunrise over Nantasket beach

Joe Kidston was on Nantasket Beach this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 2/25/23 - 10:58 am

WCVB reports on the case against the guy, charged with using at least $18,000 in town electricity to fuel his operation to "mine" cryptocurrency in a crawlspace under Cohasset High.

By adamg - 12/30/22 - 2:52 pm

Cohasset Police announced today they will charge a 16-year-old basketball play at Excel High School in South Boston with misdemeanor assault and battery for an incident during a game in Cohasset on Wednesday.

By adamg - 12/28/22 - 10:38 pm

Cohasset Police say they are investigating an incident this evening in which a 17-year-old player from Excel High in South Boston attacked a referee. Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/22 - 10:26 am
Aftermath of Hingham crash

The Plymouth County District Attorney's office reports Bradley Rein, 53, of Natick, has been charged with reckless homicide by motor vehicle for the crash at the local Apple store yesterday that killed one and send numerous other people to area hospitals, many with serious injuries. If convicted, he could face up to five years in state prison.

By adamg - 10/18/22 - 9:37 am
Rainbow over Hull harbor

Early riser Joe Kidston captured the rainbow over the water in Hull this morning.

By adamg - 9/29/22 - 8:46 pm
Sunset from Hull

Joe Kidston shows us the sunset in Hull this evening.

By perruptor - 9/28/22 - 7:45 am

An off-duty and out of uniform MA National Guard Lt. Colonel spotted a bus with Florida on its side, assumed it was full of migrants sent by De Santis, and aggressively followed it for 10 miles. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/22 - 4:52 pm
Lightning strike across Boston Harbor

Boston Timelapse captured what appears to be a lightning strike at Logan from a National Park Service camera atop the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/22 - 10:32 pm

The owner of a Hingham printing company says Massachusetts Republican Party Chairman Jim Lyons is blaming it for some spat it has nothing to do with and has barred the party and official Republican candidates from using its services. Read more.

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