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Rhode Island 4 hours ago

4 Charged in Shooting Death of 17-Year-Old Rhode Island Girl

Police say the four people charged with killing a 17-year-old Rhode Island girl as she sat in the driver’s seat of an SUV were gunning for a 14-year-old boy in the vehicle with her.

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  • 45 mins ago

    Dennis Bridge Remains Closed Following Crane Crash

    One person was hospitalized after a tractor-trailer towing a crane struck a Cape Cod overpass, causing debris to fall onto the window of a passing vehicle, Massachusetts State Police say. The concrete hit the hood and windshield of a 2014 Mazda 3. The passenger, a 55-year-old Brewster woman, suffered serious injuries, according to police. The driver, a 56-year-old man, suffered…

  • 11 hours ago

    EXCLUSIVE: Victim of Alleged Road Rage Speaks Out

    A woman who says a cement truck driver crashed into her car during an alleged road rage incident says she was terrified.

  • 3 hours ago

    Weather: Clear, Cold Weekend Ahead

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, chilly. Highs around 30.
    Saturday Night: Clear and cold. Lows in the teens to near 20.
    Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs near 40.

  • New Hampshire 4 mins ago

    New Hampshire to Supreme Court: Leave Nudity Laws to Locals

    New Hampshire’s attorney general says there’s no reason for the nation’s highest court to weigh in on the state’s so-called “Free the Nipple” case.

  • vaping 1 min ago

    Massachusetts High Court Delays Hearing on Vaping Ban Suit

    Massachusetts’ highest court is holding off hearing arguments in the vaping industry’s challenge of the state’s temporary ban on vapor products.

  • Housing 1 min ago

    Boston Awarded $1.8M in Federal Funding for Housing Vouchers

    Boston has been awarded $1.8 million in federal funding to provide homes for residents with disabilities and homeless people.

  • Boston City Council 14 mins ago

    Recount Slated for Contested Boston City Council Seat

    Boston officials are expected to begin recounting tens of thousands of election ballots to settle a contested City Council seat.

  • Charlestown 6 hours ago

    Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston Marks Pearl Harbor Attack

    The National Park Service is commemorating the anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor with a service and a wreath-laying ceremony at Boston’s Charlestown Navy Yard, the home of the USS Constitution.

  • Rhode Island 6 hours ago

    R.I. Strip Club Could Close Over Prostitution, Drug Charges

    A Rhode Island strip club could be shuttered permanently over accusations of drug dealing, prostitution and the onsite assault of a dancer, police said.

  • Massachusetts 11 hours ago

    AT&T Tech Helps Widow Recover Photos She Accidentally Deleted

    A Massachusetts widow thought all hope was lost after she accidentally deleted photos of some of her favorite memories. For 74-year-old Joanne Chambers, it was more than memories. The photos were the final days she had with her husband. “I don’t wanna cry. I haven’t cried in a long time,” Chambers said as she tearfully recalled making a mistake

  • Hunting accident 12 hours ago

    Man Shot in Chest in Plympton Hunting Accident, Police Say

    A man was shot in the chest in what appears to be a hunting accident in Plympton, Massachusetts, officials say. Police were called to 153 Center St. around 4 p.m. Friday for a report of a man shot. Responding officers found a 25-year-old Plympton man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was taken to South Shore…

  • Cape Cod 13 hours ago

    1 Person Hospitalized, Dennis Bridge Closed After Traffic Incident

    One person was hospitalized after a tractor-trailer towing a crane struck a Cape Cod overpass, causing debris to fall onto the window of a passing vehicle, Massachusetts State Police say. The tractor-trailer was traveling on Route 6 westbound around 6 p.m. Friday when it struck the Old Bass River Road Bridge. The bridge above Route 6 was closed to traffic…

  • Toby the therapy dog 15 hours ago

    Toby the Therapy Dog Spreads Cheer in Massachusetts

    For Toby, spreading cheer is a full-time job. The goldendoodle has been brightening people’s days for years and recently stopped in Melrose, Massachusetts, for a milestone visit. The sweet-natured and nurturing dog provides comfort and companionship. “That’s really what it’s all about making people feel good about themselves,” said Toby’s handler Diane Murano. Toby spends hours on the road

  • South Boston 16 hours ago

    Both Sides Rest in South Boston Double Murder Trial

    Closing arguments are scheduled for Monday in the trial of a man accused of murdering two doctors in South Boston. The defense rested without calling a single witness.

  • Patriots 16 hours ago

    Sunday Not a Must-Win Game for Patriots

    It’s that time of the year again. The time where the Patriots are mired in a slump of sorts, albeit a malady which still has them at 10-2 and in possession of a first-round bye. The time where pundits believe that this time is different, that this time, the Patriots truly are, once and for all, finished. The thing

  • Soldier surprise 17 hours ago

    Soldier Surprises His 3 Kids at Massachusetts Elementary School

    A National Guard soldier dressed up in a school mascot costume and crashed his own sons’ school assembly in Rockland, Massachusetts, posing for a group photo before taking off the mask to reveal his surprise. Sgt. Michael Leone, of the 181st Infantry Regiment of the Massachusetts Army National Guard, hadn’t seen his three children since he deployed to the

  • Massachusetts 17 hours ago

    Friendsgiving Celebration Sparks Controversy at Worcester Elementary School

    What some say was just intended to be a fun Friendsgiving celebration for the pre-K through sixth-grade students at a Massachusetts school has sparked a debate within the Worcester School Committee. Staff at Worcester’s Goddard School of Science and Technology were asked to dress up as a pilgrim, a Wampanoag, a Mayflower voyager or a blacksmith. “They’re asking educators

  • SUPREME COURT 21 hours ago

    Supreme Court Keeps Federal Executions on Hold

    The Supreme Court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from restarting federal executions next week after a 16-year break. The justices denied the administration’s plea to undo a lower court ruling in favor of inmates who have been given execution dates. The first of those had been scheduled for Monday, with a second set for Friday. Two more inmates

  • Democratic primary 22 hours ago

    Warren, Buttigieg Scrap Puts Democratic Divide on Display

    Elizabeth Warren has spent weeks absorbing attacks from moderate rivals looking to blunt her surging campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Now, as the Massachusetts senator risks losing momentum, she’s starting to hit back. After a Democratic Party fundraiser in Boston on Thursday night, Warren blasted Pete Buttigieg, who is emerging as a leading moderate candidate in the lead-off

  • Duncan Hunter 19 hours ago

    Rep. Hunter Announces Resignation Days After Guilty Plea

    California Rep. Duncan Hunter said he will resign “shortly after the holidays” in a statement made three days after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to misuse campaign funds. Hunter’s office released the following statement Friday afternoon: “Shortly after the Holidays I will resign from Congress. It has been an honor to serve the people of California’s 50th District, and

  • road rage 5 hours ago

    Cement Truck Road Rage Suspect Shouts Obscenities in Courtroom

    A nurse from Andover says she was the victim of road rage on her way to work Thursday morning on Interstate 93 in Wilmington. Susan Hawes spoke exclusively to NBC10 Boston and NECN, saying she was terrified when a concrete truck barreled into her. “The state trooper said the guy had a road rage incident, he dumped concrete on the…

  • NBC10 Boston Investigators 18 hours ago

    Former Winthrop Police Chief Fights to Keep $1M of Pension Benefits

    After losing twice in court, the retirement board in Winthrop, Massachusetts, is renewing its push to strip the town’s former police chief of his pension and claw back more than $1 million of retirement benefits he received over the last two decades. A lawyer for Winthrop’s retirement system argued in court Thursday that former chief Angelo LaMonica’s prior conviction

  • Christmas Wish 22 hours ago

    Boy Waiting for New Heart Asks for Christmas Cards

    A 6-year-old Worcester boy waiting for a new heart is asking the community to send him cards to help lift his spirits. Carlos Rolon, who was born with a congenital heart disease, will spend the holidays at Boston Children’s Hospital. He has been through many procedures and surgeries. In a video posted to Facebook by his mother, Sheena Cossette,

  • missing ansonia baby 3 hours ago

    State Police Search for Missing Ansonia Baby in Derby

    Connecticut State Police were searching in Derby for the missing 1-year-old from Ansonia who is the center of an Amber Alert on Friday afternoon. State police K9s were seen searching in the woods near St. Michael’s Parish, according to an NBC Connecticut crew at the scene. Troopers were in Derby assisting Ansonia with their investigation, according to State Police.

  • Patriots 24 hours ago

    WATCH: Jeopardy! Dedicates Category to Patriots, Contestants Don’t Fare Very Well

    Do you know everything about the New England Patriots? Well, the contestants on “Jeopardy!” Thursday night certainly didn’t. The widely popular TV show dedicated a whole category to the Patriots, and the contestants didn’t even know that Robert Kraft bought the team in 1994. They also had a great question about Tom Brady, which a contestant thankfully got correct.  Breaking down

  • climate change 11 hours ago

    27 Arrested as Protesters Rally at State House, Demand Action on Climate Change

    More than two dozen climate change protesters were arrested Friday after refusing to leave the Massachusetts State House when it closed for the day, police said. One by one, 27 demonstrators were brought out of the State House by police officers after they refused to leave when the building closed at 5 p.m. Hours later, they were bailed out. “I…

  • New Hampshire Dec 6

    Rescuers Reach Mother-Daughter Hikers at NH Mountain Summit

    New Hampshire authorities have come to the aid of a mother and daughter out hiking who became stranded at a mountain summit due to whiteout conditions. The pair was hiking a familiar trail up Mount Lafayette in Franconia on Thursday. But they were unable to descend from the summit in high winds and blowing snow. A team of Fish and…

  • hate crime Dec 6

    Mass. Man Charged in Assault, Accused of Yelling Anti-Gay Slur

    A Massachusetts man accused of striking another man with a shovel, attacking him with a box cutter and calling him anti-gay slurs has been arrested on charges of assault and committing a hate crime, Boston police said. Boston police officers responded to reports of an assault around noon Tuesday and found a man bleeding from the head. The 25-year-old man…

  • Weather 12 hours ago

    Light Snow Arrives Today, Warm Up on the Way

    Clouds will steadily increase Friday, with a weak weather system arriving from the west. That will bring a period of light snow to some areas, particularly along and north of the Massachusetts Turnpike. South of the Pike, expect some rain drops or a mix of both light rain and snow. Accumulations will generally be quite light, with just a dusting…

  • vaping Dec 6

    State: 6 Lung Illnesses Linked to Regulated Pot Vapes

    Six Massachusetts residents with probable cases of vaping-related lung illnesses said they used products purchased from state-licensed marijuana dispensaries, according to information released Thursday. It is the first time the state Department of Health has linked illnesses to vaping products bought at dispensaries. The state has flagged 90 probable and confirmed cases of vaping-related lung illnesses. Three of those people…

  • lawsuit Dec 6

    Muslim Man Sues Union, Boston College Over Mandatory Dues

    Anti-union groups are hailing a religious discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court by a Muslim electrician against a union and Boston College. Ardeshir Ansari filed the suit last month after he informed the school and the Service Employees International Union 32BJ District 615 last fall that his religious beliefs conflicted with his union membership, according to The Boston Globe. Ansari,…

  • car crash Dec 6

    Woman, Ferret Saved Following Rollover Crash in Wareham, Mass.

    A woman was hospitalized overnight following a rollover crash in Wareham, Massachusetts that caused the vehicle to land in a ravine.   Firefighters said they responded to the single-vehicle crash sometime before 10:30 p.m. on Barker Road, where the driver was still in the overturned car. Crews removed the windshield to free the driver from the car. She was taken…

  • Things to do Dec 6

    40 Great Ways to Have Fun in and Around Boston This Weekend

    The holidays are in full swing and the events happening in and around Boston this weekend certainly have a seasonal flair to them. Whether you catch a performance of “The Nutcracker” or “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer the Musical,” or lace up those skates and take to the ice on Frog Pond or at Patriot Place, or even visit the…

  • forecast Dec 6

    Snow Expected During Evening Commute for Some

    We have snow in the forecast on Friday. The system bringing the snow has a fancy name, an Alberta Clipper. It’s an old expression based on low pressure that forms over Alberta Canada and moves swiftly, like a clipper ship, in a generally straight motion from northwest to southeast to the Atlantic Ocean. They are usually not strong events

  • New Hampshire Primary Dec 6

    Pete Buttigieg Campaigns in New Hampshire After Indiana Event Disrupted

    Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg met with New Hampshire voters on Thursday, a day after his campaign event in Indiana was interrupted by a protester. The event was led by African American leaders to dispute the notion that the white mayor struggles with support from the black community in South Bend.  Buttigieg is often asked how his experience as

  • NBC10 Boston Dec 6

    Meet the New NBC10Boston.com

    Welcome to the new NBC10Boston.com! As you can see, we’ve given the site a facelift overnight — our desktop and mobile sites look completely different this morning than they did last night, and they’re powered by upgraded technology. This new site is designed with the user in mind. We’re using modern design with a clean interface, to make it

  • EAST BOSTON Dec 6

    Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle in East Boston

    A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Thursday in East Boston, police have confirmed. A woman was hit on the 1100 block of Saratoga Street. Authorities did not know her age. The victim was moving when she was taken to an area hospital, Boston police say. The nature and extent of her injuries were not immediately known but authorities say…

  • Massachusetts Dec 6

    Protest to Stop Construction of Compressor Station Leads to Arrests

    Dozens of residents of the South Shore of Massachusetts protested as construction began on a natural gas compressor station near the Fore River Bridge Thursday morning. Four of the protesters, who blocked access to the work site, were arrested. “This is a travesty; this never should have happened,” said Betsy Sowers of Weymouth. “We’re here to say that this

  • Massachusetts Dec 6

    Man Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Mattapan Shooting

    A man who was found outside of a Dorchester restaurant after being shot in nearby Mattapan has life-threatening injuries, Boston police say. Authorities responded around 4:15 p.m. Thursday to reports of a shooting at 160 Norfolk St. where the victim was found close to the Only One Jamaican Restaurant, which had yellow crime tape up around it. Police say he…

  • Rockland Dec 6

    Hired Driver Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Woman She Picked Up

    A hired driver stabbed a woman in a driveway in Rockland, Massachusetts, after giving her a ride home, Rockland police said Thursday. Lisa Roberto, 46, of Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, gave the victim, a 34-year-old Rockland woman, a ride Wednesday morning, police said in a statement. The two women got into an argument before Roberto stabbed the woman multiple times in…

  • Tom Brady Dec 5

    Patriots Injury Report: Tom Brady Limited at Practice Thursday

    The New England Patriots had two quarterbacks limited at Thursday’s practice as they prepared for Sunday’s Week 14 game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium.

  • Tufts University Dec 6

    Tufts University Severs Ties With Family Behind OxyContin

    Tufts University is cutting ties with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, saying it will strip the Sackler name from its campus and accept no further donations amid concerns over the family’s role in the opioid crisis. University officials announced the decision Thursday, ending a relationship that has spanned nearly four decades and brought $15 million to…

  • Connecticut Dec 6

    Audit Report Shows Union Charity Co-Mingled Sandy Hook Funds

    A preliminary state audit report released Thursday shows a union charity co-mingled more than $115,000 in philanthropic contributions intended to help first responders, educators, and staff associated with the Sandy Hook school shooting.

  • FENWAY Dec 5

    Grab the Hairspray: Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe Announce Fenway Park Show

    Get your hairspray ready, Boston. Legendary hair bands Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe announced this week that their summer stadium tour will make a stop at Boston’s Fenway Park in August. The rockers will perform on Aug. 25, according to a news release from LiveNation. Also on the bill are Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.  The show is

  • BILL WELD Dec 5

    Bill Weld’s Campaign Office Burglarized Twice in 24 Hours

    A New Hampshire campaign office of presidential candidate Bill Weld has been burglarized not once, but twice this week, authorities say.  Manchester police said not only Weld’s office but those of four business in the same Lowell Street building were broken into and robbed Wednesday night.  The incident was first reported by Snapshot Sports Media, located on the fifth floor of

  • trench collapse Dec 5

    Man Sentenced to 2 Years in Jail for Deadly South End Trench Collapse

    The former owner of a company involved in the fatal trench collapse that killed two men in Boston’s South End neighborhood has been sentenced to two years in jail followed by three years of probation. Kevin Otto, 45, was originally scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, but the judge delayed the issuing to make the most “just decision” for the case.

  • homeless shelter Dec 5

    NH Homeless Shelters Over Capacity as Cold Weather Kicks In

    The homeless shelters in New Hampshire’s Seacoast region passed capacity long before the recent snow and cold temperatures came in.  The Portsmouth Herald reported some shelters in the region have wait lists with an eight-month to two-year wait for income-based housing while others are housing people well above their capacity level.  Cross Roads House, an emergency transitional shelter in

  • manhole explosions Dec 5

    ‘Like a Cannon’: Manhole Explosions Spark Investigation in Brookline

    Route 9 was back open Thursday morning in Brookline, Massachusetts, after a series of manhole explosions rocked the town and blew out multiple storefronts the previous evening.  The incident happened at the intersection of Boylston and Cypress Streets, where police said up to four manholes exploded. Firefighters said the blasts were caused by a gas leak that was ignited by something

  • Latin Kings Dec 6

    ‘Throne Down’: FBI Announces Charges Against Latin Kings Members in Mass.

    More than 60 members of the Latin Kings gang have been arrested, federal officials in Massachusetts announced Thursday. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling and Joseph Bonavolonta, head of the FBI’s Boston office, said they will detail the arrests Thursday at the federal courthouse in Boston. Those arrested include leaders, members and associates of the Almighty Latin Kings and

  • Patriots Dec 5

    Patriots Kicking Conundrum: Fatal Flaw? Not So Fast

    Between a sputtering offense, Tom Brady’s contract, homefield advantage and more, there’s hardly enough time to worry about the kicking situation in New England. All of the above are fixable, to a degree, but all bets are seemingly off when it comes to who’s lining up for field goals and extra points from here on out. Following the release

  • Brookline Dec 5

    Manholes Explode in Brookline, Blowing Out Storefronts

    Multiple manholes exploded Wednesday evening in Brookline, Massachusetts, police said. The incident happened at the intersection of Boylston Street and Cypress Street. Police saaid there were three or four explosions from manholes on Route 9. Smoke was still coming from one or two of the manholes around 7:30 p.m., police said. “Avoid the area,” police said in a tweet, which…

  • Dec 5

    Jurors See Blood-Stained Clothes Worn by Slain Doctors

    The trial of a man accused of murdering two doctors in their South Boston penthouse continued on Wednesday for a seventh day of testimony. The jury heard from criminologists who testified about the evidence found at the scene, including the victims clothing. Teixiera is accused of stabbing doctors Lina Bolanos and Richard Field to death in May of 2017. He…

  • Maine Dec 5

    ‘Carnaval Maine’: Bringing a Canadian Winter Tradition to Portland

    A Canadian tradition has made its way to Maine. A number of groups, led by Portland-based Shamrock Sports and Entertainment, have come together to put on Carnaval Maine, modeled after and partnered with Carnaval de Quebec, the 50-year-old, 10-day party that lights up Quebec City each year. “We’re kind of leaning into that as opposed to doing a traditional

  • Snowport Winter Village Dec 6

    ‘Snowport Winter Village’ Opens in Boston’s Seaport

    A new winter fun spot is about to open in Boston’s Seaport District. The Snowport Winter Village debuts Thursday at 65 Northern Ave. and features a 3,000 square-foot ice skating rink, iceless curling, a waffle cabin and other activities. The village, in partnership with Fjällräven and Capital One Café, will also feature seasonal workshops, yoga, live music and themed

  • New Hampshire Dec 4

    NH Library Responds to Illegal Activity With Restroom Locks

    A public library in New Hampshire says it is being forced to lock bathroom doors in an effort to protect kids from witnessing drug activity. Police say they respond to the Dover Public library about twice a week. The library director says that she’s concerned about people’s safety and that it’s time for a change. “Sometimes people just sneak

  • singing principal Dec 5

    Move Over Bieber: Meet the Vt. Principal Who Sang a Snow Day Announcement

    An educator in Vermont is getting top marks from families in his district for the fun way he announced a snow day in this week’s storm. David Cohn is the assistant superintendent of the Springfield School District and is currently the acting principal at Union Street Elementary School. “It’s been really fun,” Cohn told necn and NBC 10 Boston,

  • carbon monoxide Dec 5

    5 Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Incident in Salem, Mass.

    Five people were taken to the hospital Wednesday after a carbon monoxide incident at a building in Salem, Massachusetts. The incident took place at the sprawling Shetland Park complex on Congress Street. Authorities said one person became unconscious, prompting a call to first responders who evacuated the entire fourth floor. “The fourth floor has been totally evacuated. The rest of…

  • 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…

  • MSPCA Dec 4

    Injured Puppy, Suspected Victim of Animal Cruelty, Rescued in Acton, MSPCA Says

    A severely injured dog was found and rescued by a good Samaritan in Acton, Massachusetts, and is suspected of being the victim of animal cruelty, causing the local police to open an investigation, according to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The puppy, now named Ramona, is undergoing treatment for a badly broken front leg as…

  • racial attack Dec 5

    Brothers Charged in Racially Motivated Attack in Pizza Shop Parking Lot

    Two brothers from New Hampshire have been charged with a racially motivated attack on a man in the parking lot of a Massachusetts pizza shop earlier this year. Jeremy Stephenson, 36, of Plaistow, and James Stephenson, 39, of Salem, were released on personal recognizance following their arraignments this week in Middlesex Superior Court in connection with the late September attack,…

  • ranked-choice voting Dec 6

    Proposed Ballot Question Would Change Massachusetts Electoral System

    A proposed ballot question that would overhaul the state’s electoral system has cleared another hurdle on the way to next year’s ballot. The group Voter Choice for Massachusetts is pushing what is called a ranked-choice voting system. On Wednesday, the group said they have submitted more than enough voter signatures to move the question along. Under the proposed system,

  • kidnapping Dec 4

    Woman Kidnapped From Dudley Store Parking Lot After Letting ‘Homeless’ Couple Inside Vehicle: PD

    A Massachusetts couple is facing a number of charges after a woman told police she was held against her will Tuesday night inside of her vehicle in Dudley. The victim, who has not been identified, went to the Webster Police Department at about 8 p.m. and told authorities that she had been parked outside the Dollar General Store in Dudley…

  • Whitney Bulger Dec 6

    House Where Whitey Bulger Killed and Buried 3 Victims Faces Demolition

    The Boston home where late mobster James “Whitey” Bulger and his gang buried three of their victims may be torn down to make way for a new residential development, according to a report. The Boston Landmarks Commission recently received an application to demolish the 1,975-square-foot two-story South Boston home to make way for a new townhouse-style development with parking, The…

  • forecast Dec 5

    Pattern of Afternoon Melting, Icing Up At Night for Next Several Days

    The pattern of afternoon melting and icing up at night will continue for the next several days. Tonight’s low drop to the 20s again under a cloudy sky, so watch for icy spots on untreated surfaces through Thursday morning. Thursday afternoon will bring a chance for snow across the western slopes of the Green and White mountains. Through Thursday

  • trader joe's Dec 4

    Sushi, Spring Rolls and Other Products Sold at Trader Joe’s Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

    Ready-to-eat sushi, salads and other refrigerated products sold at Trader Joe’s stores, including in stores in New England, are being recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The chain announced Tuesday that they were alerted by their supplier concerning the Fuji Food Products, Inc. recall and subsequently is alerting clients that products sold only in a number of states, including

  • BOSTON Dec 4

    Maroon 5 to Perform at Fenway Park in June 2020

    Grammy award-winning multi-platinum band Maroon 5 is set to join the lineup of Fenway Park’s summer concerts in 2020. The band, best known for the songs “Girls Like You,” “Moves Like Jagger” and “Sugar” will play at the iconic Boston venue on June 24, 2020. The 2020 tour includes the biggest U.S. shows of the band’s career, according to LiveNation….

  • Tom Brady Dec 4

    Are These Tom Brady’s Final Days With the Patriots?

    Down at ground level, where you can only see what’s directly in front of you, the concern for the New England Patriots this week is getting from 10-2 to 11-2 against Kansas City. It’s about bottling up Patrick Mahomes. It’s about putting the paddles to the chest of their offense hoping to get a heartbeat. It’s about getting a

  • earthquake Dec 4

    Did You Feel It? 2.1-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Mass. Town

    Did you feel it? A 2.1-magnitude earthquake rattled North Plymouth, Massachusetts Tuesday around 5:30 p.m., according to the United States Geological Survey. The temblor was reported 1.1 mile south-southwest of North Plymouth at a depth of 8.9 kilometers. Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said they had not received reports of injuries or damage in connection to the earthquake.

  • Falmouth Dec 4

    Lawyer Says Cop Injured by Fellow Officer, Not His Client

    The attorney for a man accused of shooting two Massachusetts police officers says it’s likely one was wounded by his fellow officer during the gunfire. Defense attorney Brian Kelley says he believes Falmouth officer Donald DeMiranda fired the bullet that wounded Officer Ryan Moore during the July 2018 shooting with his client Malik Koval. Koval pleaded not guilty to more…

  • trench collapse Dec 5

    Sentencing for Owner of Company Involved in Deadly Trench Collapse Delayed

    The owner of the company involved in a deadly trench collapse that claimed the lives of two workers in Boston’s South End is set to be sentenced Thursday, a day later than originally expected. Kevin Otto, 45, the former owner of Atlantic Drain Service, was found guilty in October of two counts of manslaughter in a jury-waived trial for the deaths

  • Snowblower Dec 6

    Firefighters Free Man’s Hand From Snowblower, Shovel His Driveway

    Firefighters rescued a Massachusetts man whose hand was stuck in a snowblower Tuesday, then finished cleaning up his driveway for him. Dave Johnson of Lawrence got his left hand caught in the chute of his snowblower. “All I did was put my fingers, hand, down a little bit into the chute,” Johnson said. “Not the whole chute, just the top….

  • Peloton Dec 4

    Many Cringe at How Peloton’s New Ad Treats Its Female Lead, ‘Grace From Boston’

    An ad about working out has gotten a lot of people worked up for what they say is its portrayal of an unhealthy relationship where a man gives his already fit wife an exercise bike.

  • Massachusetts Dec 4

    Teen Rescued From Icy Water

    A 13-year-old boy was rescued Tuesday from icy water in Massachusetts. A father called the Brockton Police Department around 2:45 p.m. to report his son missing. The man told police he believed his son had gotten lost in the woods on Goldfinch Drive near Easton. Police from Brockton and Easton responded. A police dog tracked the teen to an area…

  • Rover.com Dec 4

    What Are Boston’s Most Popular Pet Names?

    Everyone’s pet is special to them and most owners put a lot of thought into their names. A network of pet sitters and dog walkers is out with Boston’s Top Pet Names of 2019. Rover.com announced the new list on their website after going through their database of both dog and cat names. Top 5 Male Dog Names Charlie

  • food Dec 4

    Tony C’s in Boston’s Fenway Has Closed

    A restaurant and sports bar that was popular with Red Sox fans has shut down.

    A Twitter post from @Caddy2489 indicated this morning that Tony C’s in the Fenway section of Boston is no longer in business, with Patrick Maguire of Maguire Promotions & Hospitality Consulting confirming that the Boylston Street spot indeed shut down over the weekend. No reason has been

  • boston snowfall Dec 4

    How Much Snow Did the Nor’easter Dump on Your Area?

    The intense nor’easter is tapering off after blanketing New England with its first heavy snowfall over past three days, in some places over two feet. So how much actually fell across New England? This interactive snowfall map from the National Weather Service shows a wide band of deep snow stretching across Massachusetts, dipping up into southern Vermont and New Hampshire, down into north-central

  • 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…

  • Dec 3

    Patriots Blame Game: Who’s Responsible for the Team’s Offensive Struggles?

    What’s more fun than comparing one Patriots team to another? The offense is running up the score on its opponents again? Must be 2007. The defense can’t stop a nosebleed? Feels like 2011. There’s discord in the locker room? Ah, 2009. Different Patriots teams can take on traits of old teams in the same season. Just two months ago, all…

  • Orange Line Dec 4

    New Orange Line Trains Removed From Service for ‘Uncommon Noise,’ MBTA Says

    Four months after six new Orange Line cars were debuted, officials with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority have taken them out of service to investigate an “uncommon noise.” The noise was coming from the underside of the new cars, MBTA Deputy Press Secretary Lisa Battiston wrote in an email. “With safety as a top priority and out of an abundance…

  • First Night Boston Dec 4

    Single By Sunday to Headline First Night Boston

    First Night Boston, New England’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebration, has announced that Single By Sunday will headline its December 31 concert in Copley Square. As the finale to twelve hours of free entertainment, light shows, ice sculptures, and other family-friendly programming, the four-man band will ring in the New Year with thousands of cheering fans. With the illuminated

  • food Dec 4

    The Last Spud’s Restaurant & Pub Is Closing

    What was once a small local group of casual dining spots will soon officially disappear from the local landscape, as its last location is being sold by the owner.

    According to a source, Bruce Spaulding of Spud’s Restaurant & Pub in Rowley is planning to sell the restaurant in January, saying that “It’s time to take some days off, travel, and

  • Bruins Dec 4

    Bruins Need to Do a Better Job of Protecting Pastrnak

    The Bruins dodged a bullet on Sunday night against the Montreal Canadiens. No, we’re not talking about the three goals they scored in the third period to power up for a 3-1 comeback win against the sputtering, struggling Habs at TD Garden. Though the phrase could certainly apply aside from the fact that the Bruins are again rolling and have

  • snow Dec 4

    Portion of Orange Line Suspended Due to Power Problem: MBTA

    A part of the Orange Line was suspended Tuesday morning because of a “power problem” at State Street station, the MBTA said.  Service was suspended between Haymarket and Tufts stations, the agency said in a tweet. Commuters were advised to use Green Line service to access downtown areas.  No further information was immediately available. 

  • Tom Brady Dec 4

    Can the Patriots Still Win the Super Bowl? Here’s What Tom Brady Thinks

    Tom Brady hasn’t hidden his frustrations with the Patriots’ struggling offense, but he’s maintaining a positive outlook on the season with the team at 10-2. Brady said after Sunday’s 28-22 loss to the Texans he has “realistic expectations” given all the turnover and injuries on offense. But obviously, as a team that has won two of the last three Super Bowls, expectations are

  • hit-and-run Dec 4

    Police Search for Southie Hit-and-Run Driver Who Seriously Injured 60-Year-Old Woman

    Authorities are searching for the driver who hit a 60-year-old woman at a crosswalk in South Boston and took off, according to Massachusetts State Police. The hit-and-run happened at 7:17 a.m. Monday when a woman crossing Day Boulevard was hit by a car. State police said the driver was traveling toward L Street at the time of the crash and…

  • crash Dec 4

    NY Man Killed in West Springfield Crash

    A New York man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in West Springfield, Massachusetts, on Monday afternoon. State police said Chun Hoi Kwok, 42, of Staten Island, was driving a 2001 Honda Accord on Route 91 south around 5:10 p.m. when he veered off the left side of the roadway and crashed in the median. He was taken by ambulance…

  • storm impact Dec 4

    Cancellations, Delays at Logan Airport Amid Post-Thanksgiving Storm

    Dozens of flights at Boston Logan International Airport were preemptively canceled Tuesday amid a multi-day storm that has complicated travel plans just after the Thanksgiving holiday.  Over 60 flights to and from the airport were preemptively canceled Tuesday, adding to the hundreds of cancellations and delays the previous day. Airlines including JetBlue, United, American and Delta were waving flight change and cancellation

  • Weather Dec 4

    MBTA Bus Slides, Crashes Into Chelsea Home Amid Slippery Conditions

    A bus to crashed into the brick steps of a home in Chelsea overnight, according to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The MBTA said the Route 111 bus was empty when it slid in the area of 13 Garfield Ave. and crashed into the front of the house. Authorities said the driver cited slippery road conditions as the cause 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

  • missing child Dec 5

    Toddler Missing From Connecticut Home After Mom Found Dead

    Connecticut State Police have issued an AMBER Alert for a missing 1-year-old baby girl after responding to a home in Ansonia, Connecticut, Monday night and finding the baby’s mother dead and no sign of the child, according to police.

  • snowfall totals Dec 4

    How Much Snow Fell in the Boston Area — and How Much Could Still Come

    Some parts of New England were nearly smothered in snow by Monday evening as a major nor’easter blew through, with a second round set to deliver an even deeper blanket by midday Tuesday. Massachusetts appeared hardest hit, according to National Weather Service snowfall data, with parts of several counties reporting more than a foot of snow. While Boston had only received

  • Massachusetts Dec 2

    RI Officials Unveil $400M Development Plan for Pawtucket Soccer Stadium

    City officials and a developer are proposing a $400 million redevelopment in downtown Pawtucket, Rhode Island, centered around a 7,500-seat soccer stadium. The plan unveiled Monday, which could end up being the biggest redevelopment project in city history, includes retail and restaurant space, residences, a hotel, and an indoor sports events center.

  • Massachusetts Dec 2

    John Kerry Launches Bipartisan Coalition to Combat Climate Change

    Former Secretary of State John Kerry is determined to raise the global profile of climate change, so he has launched a bipartisan coalition of world leaders and Hollywood celebrities to get the job done. “We’re going to talk to literally millions of Americans over the course of the next months and this is going to become a primary issue,” the

  • Massachusetts Dec 2

    Second Round of Serious Snow to Slam New England Tonight, Tuesday

    A light wintry mix continues across southern New England with a few snow bursts in western New England. The freezing line is right between Boston and Route 128, and it will remain there until after the evening commute. We flip to snow from west to east across all of New England before midnight and through the predawn hours on Tuesday.

  • Vermont Dec 2

    Southern Vermont Digs Out From Early-Season Snow

    Parts of southern Vermont could see two feet of snow by the time this week’s slow-moving storm wraps up Tuesday. The towns reporting the highest totals were through the Route 9 corridor and along the Massachusetts border, including Readsboro, Woodford, and Wilmington.

  • Dec 2

    WATCH: Enes Kanter Starts Snowball Fight With Tacko Fall, Other Celtics Teammates

    Sunday marked the northeast’s first snowstorm of the winter, and Enes Kanter clearly enjoyed every minute of it.

  • BOSTON Dec 2

    Here’s How the Next Blast of Snow May Impact the MBTA on Tuesday

    Sunday’s night’s snowfall had only a minor impact on travel in Boston. But the next round of snow falling overnight is expected to have a far greater impact on Tuesday’s commute. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is already preparing for what could be a messy morning.

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