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FIRST ALERT: Pockets of Snow Throughout Morning Commute

After a warm, rainy couple of days, we are back to winter Wednesday. Pockets of snow will continue to move out through the morning and the sunshine will return by the afternoon. Up to a few inches of accumulation will be possible in some areas. Temperatures will warm out of the 30s into the 40s by the end of the…

  • mbta Dec 4

    Here’s What Was Causing the New Orange Line Trains to Make Odd Noises

    Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials have figured out what was causing six new Orange Line cars to make what they described as “uncommon” noises. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials have figured out what was causing six new Orange Line cars to make what they described as “uncommon” noises. MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak said Wednesday that the noise was being…

  • BOSTON Dec 4

    Sentencing Day for 2016 Boston Trench Collapse

    Sentencing Day for 2016 Boston Trench Collapse
    A Boston business owner will learn his fate Wednesday at his sentencing after he was found guilty of manslaughter for the deaths of two workers who were killed in a trench collapse.

  • Massachusetts Dec 4

    Footprints in Snow Lead to Arrest

    An unusual trail of evidence helped solve a crime in Melrose.

  • Maine Dec 4

    Lingering Snowstorm Reaches Parts of Northern, Eastern Maine

    The lingering snowstorm that swept through New England finally reached parts of northern and eastern Maine on Tuesday, more than 24 hours after it had first started dumping snow on southern Maine. Virtually all Mainers felt its impact to varying degrees with widespread school closures and speed restrictions on the state’s 295 mile-long stretch of Interstate 95. The range of…

  • fire Dec 4

    Person Killed in Overnight House Fire in Springfield, Mass.: Report

    One person was reportedly killed overnight following a house fire in Springfield, Massachusetts. WWLP reports firefighters received a call of the deadly blaze early Tuesday and responded to a home on Montmorenci Street. Photos of the scene showed heavy smoke coming from the home’s attic as firefighters responded to the blaze amid thick snow. Firefighters have not released the name

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