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  • North End Jun 10

    North End restaurant owner charged in shooting last year cut his GPS monitor, police say

    The owner of a North End restaurant charged in connection with a shooting last year near a popular bakery was arrested again over the weekend, according to police. Patrick Mendoza, 55, cut off his GPS monitor Saturday because he was “tired and sick of it,” a Boston police report reads. Mendoza had been wearing the anklet since posting $10,000 cash…

  • Harvard University May 1

    Harvard threatens disciplinary action as pro-Palestinian protests continue

    Over 30 Harvard University students have been put on notice that disciplinary action is imminent against pro-Palestinian protesters who have set up an encampment on Harvard Yard. Harvard University sent an email asking students to appear before their disciplinary committee, according to Violet Barron, a sophomore. “We’re talking here through bars,” Barron said, noting that students are frustrated that Harvard…

  • Boston Apr 30

    College campus tensions grow over Pro-Palestinian protests

    With just a few weeks left in the semester, college students nationwide, including in Massachusetts, are standing their ground, and protesting the war in Gaza. Protests calling for peace continue to pop up across campuses despite local and national leaders calling for their protests to end. The tents are cleaned up at Emerson College and the encampment is gone. But…

  • Gloucester Apr 24

    ‘Smoke screen': Gloucester harbormaster's firing draws questions and criticism from boaters

    The busy boating season in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is beginning with a scandal at the harbormaster’s office over theft and forgery. TJ Ciarametaro says he was wrongfully terminated by the city earlier this month. The former harbormaster says he worked with Gloucester police to catch the shellfish warden stealing petty cash. The warden then pointed the finger back at the...

  • Cape Cod Apr 25

    Cape Cod woman's death sparks battle over whether her horse should live

    Efforts are underway in a Cape Cod town to save a horse whose owner died after expressing she had wanted the animal buried with her. Barbara Collins of Sandwich, Massachusetts, had a dying wish to be buried with her beloved horse, Brady — named after longtime Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. After Collins’ death from stomach cancer, that wish is causing…

  • Apr 7

    New England ramps up preparations for Monday's solar eclipse

    The slogan surrounding the region has been “come early, stay late.”

  • Karen Read Apr 3

    Results are in for Canton's elections, shadowed by Karen Read case

    At least for some people, Tuesday’s municipal elections in Canton, Massachusetts, appeared to be a kind of referendum on the high-profile murder trial of Karen Read, set to start just two weeks away. The way the town has handled the murder case was part of the reason why Rita Lombardi and Trish Boyden challenged incumbents Mike Loughran and Tom...

  • Massachusetts Mar 18

    Melrose fire chief placed on leave amid investigation

    The fire chief in Melrose, Massachusetts, has been placed on leave due to a pending investigation, according to the city. Officials confirmed an independent investigation will look into an alleged violation of city policy, but revealed no details about the nature of the allegations. Fire Chief Ed Collina has been a firefighter in Melrose for 38 years, leading the department…

  • Boston Mar 13

    Suspicious person at BC High School building sets off police response

    Police responded to BC High School Wednesday after a man entered the school Wednesday afternoon. Massachusetts State Police said they were called to the private school on Morrissey Boulevard around 1 p.m. for reports of a suspicious person waving down traffic. A 40-year-old from Brockton was allegedly waving down traffic before running in and out of school buildings. Boston police…

  • Boston Mar 12

    ‘She tased me': Classmate allegedly used stun gun on girl in Boston school

    A Boston student was injured Monday morning when a classmate allegedly used a stun gun on her. The incident happened around 11 a.m. Monday at the Josiah Quincy Upper School on Arlington Street, according to a report from the Boston Police Department. The school serves students between 6th and 12th grades. A substitute teacher told police he was trying to…

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