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4-Alarm Fire Breaks Out in Whitman, Mass.

Crews are fighting a 4-alarm fire that broke out Wednesday evening in Whitman, Massachusetts. Fire officials in Whitman confirmed the response to a 3-alarm house fire at 316 Commercial St.

Man Stabbed to Death in Taunton

A man was stabbed to death Wednesday afternoon in Taunton, Massachusetts. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said police responded around 3:45 p.m. to White Street, where a 50-year-old Taunton

New Primary Calendar Calls 2020 Relevance of NH Into Question

New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary is fiercely protected by the state’s electorate. So speculation of reduced relevancy in 2020 has some Granite Staters on edge. Senators Elizabeth Warren, Sherrod Brown, Kirsten

‘She Thrives’: Supreme Judicial Court Justice Kimberly Budd

For Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice Kimberly Budd, law enforcement hasn’t just been a career path for her — it’s part of her DNA. She said expectations for her as a

Harvard Students Petition to Remove Dean Defending Harvey Weinstein

The case against Harvey Weinstein has stirred controversy on campus at Harvard University, where a law professor has joined the film mogul’s legal team. Ronald Sullivan, who also defended former

Reading Terms of Service Agreements on New Apps, Software

Every app or piece of software comes with one: a long list of conditions, the company’s terms of service. The iTunes agreement has more words than Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Stopping Fraudulent

Nurse Fired Over Alleged Inappropriate Messages to Teen Girl

A nurse at Boston Children’s Hospital was recently fired after being accused of sending inappropriate messages to a teenage girl. Andrew Reghitto, 30, was charged with enticing a child under

Trial Starts for Man Accused of Accosting, Attacking Muslim Woman

A bench trial for a Massachusetts man facing civil rights and assault charges is now underway at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Prosecutors said Sean Devlin, 36, of North Reading,

Mass. Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Makes Modeling Debut

A Massachusetts woman with terminal cancer made her modeling debut recently during New York Fashion Week. Barbara Bigelow, 61, of Wareham, who has metastatic breast cancer, proudly walked down the

Icy Spots Overnight As Temperatures Drop

A few lingering flurries and/or sprinkles linger across New England this evening. Otherwise, it will be breezy and partly cloudy with temperatures falling below freezing overnight. Lows will be in

5 Springfield Cops Charged in Brawl After Barroom Dispute

Five Springfield, Massachusetts police officers are facing criminal charges for allegedly assaulting and badly beating four civilians following an argument at a bar four years ago. Daniel Billingsley, 30, of

Police Seek 4 People in Connection With South End Attack

Boston police detectives are asking the public’s help in identifying four people connected to a violent assault in Boston’s South End. Police said they responded around 2:45 a.m. on Feb.

Fire Breaks Out at Framingham Condo Complex

Authorities are on the scene of a condominium fire in Framingham, Massachusetts. Video from the scene showed smoke shooting from the roof of the complex at 1700 Windsor Dr. Democrats

Check It Out: Durgin-Park Memorabilia You Can Bid On

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Durgin-Park Memorabilia Up for Auction Online

Fans of the historic Durgin-Park restaurant now have the opportunity to bid on memorabilia online. Beginning Feb. 13 and lasting a week, everything from advertising signs to photos and art

Serious Crash Shuts Down Route 140 in Taunton

A serious crash with injuries has temporarily shut down a Massachusetts roadway, according to state police. The crash was reported at Route 140 southbound at Route 79 in Taunton just

Family of Teacher Killed by Flying Manhole Cover Suing State

The family of a woman who was struck and killed by a dislodged, 200-pound manhole cover while driving on Interstate 93 in 2016 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against

5 Springfield Cops Charged After Violent Bar Brawl

Five Springfield, Massachusetts police officers are facing criminal charges for allegedly assaulting and badly beating four people following an altercation at a bar four years ago. Daniel Billingsley, 30, of

Everyone Invited to Funeral of WWII Vet With No Living Kin

The Veterans’ Services office in Lawrence, Massachusetts is inviting everyone to the funeral of a World War II veteran who has no living family members left. Veteran James McCue died

How Much Snow Did You Get? Check Out Totals From Tuesday’s Storm

Yesterday’s storm made for a slippery commute home. While some parts of New England only got 2 inches of snow, others got as much as 10 inches.  Multiple Crashes Reported

Suspect Who Shot Gun Near Man Shoveling Snow Arrested: PD

After hours of negotiating with a man who barricaded himself in a Reading, Massachusetts home, police were able to arrest the suspect on several firearm charges. Jeffrey Logan, 38, was arrested

Boston Beer Gardens: End of an Era?

Maybe it was too good to be true. Craft beer gardens popping up in the city on places like plazas, greenways and under expressways. Sunshine, craft beer, laughter, outdoors. Well,

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Fifteen Old-School Dishes from Boston-Area Restaurants

A photo slideshow of fifteen old-school dishes from restaurants in the Boston area.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | slideshows

Some Restaurant and Food “Predictions” for 2019

An article giving restaurant and food predictions for 2019.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | restaurants in Boston

Twelve More of the Best Food Dishes of 2018

A photo slideshow of twelve more of the best food dishes of 2018.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | slideshows

Twelve More Cheap Eats Dishes from Boston-Area Restaurants

A photo slideshow of twelve more cheap eats dishes from Boston-area restaurants.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | slideshows

Fifteen More New England Restaurants and Bars in Scenic Locations

A photo slideshow of fifteen more New England restaurants and bars in scenic locations.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | slideshows

Twelve of the Best Food Dishes of 2018 (So Far)

A photo slideshow of twelve of the best food dishes of 2018 (so far).>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | slideshows

Fifteen More Chicken Dishes from Restaurants in the Boston Area

A photo slideshow of fifteen more chicken dishes from Boston-area restaurants.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | slideshows

Twelve Little-Known Spots for Takeout in the Boston Area and Beyond

A photo slideshow of twelve little-known spots for takeout in the Boston area and beyond.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | slideshows

Twelve More Pasta Dishes from Boston-Area Spots

A photo slideshow of twelve more pasta dishes from Boston-area spots.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | slideshows

Some Restaurant and Food “Predictions” for 2018

An article giving restaurant and food predictions for 2018.>> Related categories: Boston restaurants | restaurants in Boston

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Entertainment

Jailed Cosby Says He’s a Victim of ‘Entrapment’

Convicted sex offender and former comedian Bill Cosby said his attempts to showcase equality on television led to his 3-to-10-year prison sentence and fall from grace as “America’s Dad.” In

‘Roma’ Actor Finally Gets U.S. Visa in Time for the Oscars

In the film, Guerrero plays the love interest of Yalitza Aparicio’s Cleo. The role earned Aparicio a nomination for best actress. Mexican actor Jorge Antonio Guerrero, who played Fermín in

See It: Disney Releases First Teaser Trailer for ‘Frozen 2’

Elsa and Anna are back. Disney released its new trailer for “Frozen 2.” While the exact plot of the film isn’t clear, the sneak peek suggests there’s trouble in the

Disney Releases First Look at ‘Frozen II’

Disney is set to release ‘Frozen II’ on Nov. 22, 2019, six years after the first movie made ‘Let It Go’ a household song. 

‘Tonight’: ‘Ew!’ With Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Jimmy Fallon shows a clip from “Ew!” in which Sara and her homeroom BFF Mia (Priyanka Chopra Jonas) share Valentine’s Day cards and practice their TikTok dance moves. Photo Credit:

‘Tonight’: Gigi Hadid Gets Competitive in Escape Rooms

Gigi Hadid chats about her escape room obsession and how playing competitive volleyball inspired her to design a Reebok activewear collection. Photo Credit: Feed Loader

‘Late Night’: Don Cheadle Reveals What’s in Prop Cocaine

Don Cheadle talks about his upcoming gig hosting “SNL” and reveals what makes up the fake cocaine actors used on set of his new film “Black Monday.” Photo Credit: Feed

‘Late Night’: ‘Leave Him Alone Guy’ Sticks Up for Ted Cruz

A Ted Cruz “supporter” in the audience sticks up for the Texas senator when Seth Meyers makes a joke about him.

Concertgoers Pepper-Sprayed After Travis Scott Show Is Postponed

Police used pepper spray to disperse angry concertgoers Monday night after rapper Travis Scott postponed a show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the last minute. Attendees waiting in line chanted and

‘Tonight’: Adam Sandler Serenades Jimmy for 5th Anniversary

Adam Sandler sings “My Jimmy Fallontine,” a parody of “My Funny Valentine” he wrote in honor of “The Tonight Show’s” fifth anniversary. Photo Credit: Feed Loader

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Sports

Red Sox Hold 1st Workout at Spring Training

Pitchers and catchers have reported to spring training as the Red Sox look to repeat as champions.

The Dogs of Westminster Dog Show 2019

Dachshunds, Havanese, Bichon Frise – oh my! Hundreds of breeds and their owners gathered at New York’s Madison Square Garden to compete for top dog at the 143rd Westminster Kennel

Daniel Suarez Credits Father for NASCAR Career

NASCAR Driver Daniel Suarez believed he was destined for the race track from an early age thanks to his father.

Morris Rips Celtics After Loss to Clippers

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Scenes From Bruins’ Pucks and Paddles Ping Pong Tournament

Proceeds raised by the Bruins’ second annual Pucks and Paddles Ping Pong Tournament were donated to the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. Photo Credit: Kristin Dube/NBC10 Boston

Mass. Man’s Family Helps Him Find Super Bowl III Connection

A Massachusetts man has had questions since he went to Super Bowl III. Now, his children are using social media to help him fill in the blanks in a story

Baseball Legend Frank Robinson Dies at 83

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, has died. He was 83.

Woman’s Tom Brady Jersey Goes Missing During Pats Parade

A Massachusetts woman is searching for her prized Tom Brady jersey after it went missing during the New England Patriots championship parade on Tuesday. Katie Pittsley and her family came up

David Ortiz’s ‘All-Star’ Home Hits Market for $6.3M

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Chicago Mayor Denounces Cubs Family Patriarch Over Racist Emails

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel slammed Joe Ricketts in a blistering statement Tuesday after racist emails from the patriarch of the Cubs-owning family were leaked and published online. Splinter News on

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Jailed Cosby Says He’s a Victim of ‘Entrapment’

Convicted sex offender and former comedian Bill Cosby said his attempts to showcase equality on television led to his 3-to-10-year prison sentence and fall from grace as “America’s Dad.” In

‘Roma’ Actor Finally Gets U.S. Visa in Time for the Oscars

In the film, Guerrero plays the love interest of Yalitza Aparicio’s Cleo. The role earned Aparicio a nomination for best actress. Mexican actor Jorge Antonio Guerrero, who played Fermín in

See It: Disney Releases First Teaser Trailer for ‘Frozen 2’

Elsa and Anna are back. Disney released its new trailer for “Frozen 2.” While the exact plot of the film isn’t clear, the sneak peek suggests there’s trouble in the

Disney Releases First Look at ‘Frozen II’

Disney is set to release ‘Frozen II’ on Nov. 22, 2019, six years after the first movie made ‘Let It Go’ a household song. 

‘Tonight’: ‘Ew!’ With Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Jimmy Fallon shows a clip from “Ew!” in which Sara and her homeroom BFF Mia (Priyanka Chopra Jonas) share Valentine’s Day cards and practice their TikTok dance moves. Photo Credit:

‘Tonight’: Gigi Hadid Gets Competitive in Escape Rooms

Gigi Hadid chats about her escape room obsession and how playing competitive volleyball inspired her to design a Reebok activewear collection. Photo Credit: Feed Loader

‘Late Night’: Don Cheadle Reveals What’s in Prop Cocaine

Don Cheadle talks about his upcoming gig hosting “SNL” and reveals what makes up the fake cocaine actors used on set of his new film “Black Monday.” Photo Credit: Feed

‘Late Night’: ‘Leave Him Alone Guy’ Sticks Up for Ted Cruz

A Ted Cruz “supporter” in the audience sticks up for the Texas senator when Seth Meyers makes a joke about him.

Politics

Former AG Eric Holder to Decide on 2020 Bid in a Few Weeks

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced late Tuesday that he’ll decide on a 2020 presidential run in about three weeks, NBC News reported. He made the remarks to reporters

Warren Attends Luncheon Honoring Native American Women

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made a surprise appearance at a luncheon honoring Native American women leaders on Tuesday amid ongoing controversy over her past claims of Native heritage. The 2020

Trump ‘Not Happy’ About Border Wall Deal

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was “not happy” with the details a bipartisan budget deal that would avert another government shutdown.

WATCH: John Delaney Speaks at Politics & Eggs Event

Former Congressman and 2020 presidential candidate John Delaney is the latest speaker at the “Politics & Eggs” ongoing series.

Trump Supporter Storms Media Pen at Texas Rally

A Trump supporter stormed the media pen and attacked a BBC cameraman during Trump’s first rally for 2019 in El Paso, Texas, shortly after the president criticized the media. Photo

Senate Has Found No Direct Evidence of Trump-Russia Conspiracy

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into the 2016 election has uncovered no direct evidence of the Trump campaign conspiring with Russia, Democrats and Republicans on the committee told NBC News.

Shutdown Deal Offers No Money for Concrete Wall

The deal includes: $1.3 billion for 55 miles of “steel slats” and other fencing, plus $1.7 billion for other security measures like technology and more border agents. The deal does

John Delaney Talks About Health Care at ‘Politics & Eggs’

Former congressman and 2020 presidential candidate John Delaney was the latest speaker in the “Politics & Eggs” event series on Tuesday. From 2012 to 2018, the Democrat represented Maryland’s 6th

Technology

Home Where Amazon Started Now For Sale

Reddit is worth some big bucks and is now worth $3 billion. iPhone users spent roughly $79 on apps in 2018. The home where Amazon was founded is now up

Apps Could Be Recording Your Screen

A new report shows some apps track and record your screen to see how you use their apps to learn about customer interaction. The Calm app is valued at $1

Flickr Starts Deleting Thousands of User Photos

Social media giant Flickr announced it will be deleting a large amount of user photos on its website starting Tuesday.  The company was purchased by Smugmug from Yahoo! last April

Google Tech Releases Service to Help Hearing Impaired

Flickr changed ownership, meaning only 1,000 photographs can be stored for free accounts. Anything above that number will be deleted and those who are interested in preventing that from happening

‘Very Scary’: Apple Users React to FaceTime’s Eavesdropping Glitch

An Apple app intended to bring more people facing backlash for doing just that — even without permission. A bug in Apple’s popular group FaceTime feature let contacts access people’s

Children With More Screen Time Develop Slower, Study Says

Researchers have found that children ages 2 to 5 who use more screen time than other children scored worse on developmental tests. Snapchat is considering making some photos public, according

Apple Launches Women Entrepreneurs Camp at Its HQ

Apple on Sunday launched its first program dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs develop apps. The Cupertino-based tech giant invited 11 companies run by women to participate in a free two-week

Twitter to Test New Way of Determining Where a Tweet Started

NBC News reports Twitter is testing an “original tweeter” icon to make it easier for people to determine who started a thread — marking the company’s latest attempt to curb

Lifestyle

A Record-Breaking Birkin Bag Hits the Market

A record-breaking Birkin bag could be yours for roughly $500,000. Leprix, a luxury online retailer, has acquired the special bag, which speculators have suggested could net a whopping $500,0…

Book These Multi-Course Dinners for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is practically synonymous with really delicious food. Here’s a roundup of Boston’s best multi-course dinners that you and your date are sure to love. Oak a…

2019 Taste of the NFL Kick Hunger Challenge

Chef/Owner Steve DiFillippo of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, the official representative of The New England Patriots for the annual Taste of the NFL, won the Kick Hunger Challe…

6 Fun Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Finding the perfect gift for your significant other can be a daunting task, but we’ve made it easy for you with these six ultimate luxury items. Bed of Roses Gift

6 Restaurants Where the Cocktails Will Be As Good As the Game

No surprise here: The New England Patriots are vying for yet another Super Bowl title. Here’s what to sip while you wait for Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski and

30th Annual Boston Wine Festival at Boston Harbor Hotel

The Party VIP guests gathered in the John Adams Presidential Suite at the Boston Harbor Hotel for an intimate event to launch the start of the Boston Wine Festival. The

Fun in the Tropics at Franklin Park Zoo

Are you finding this winter’s arctic blast unbearable? You’ll soon have the chance to warm up somewhere tropical without ever having to leave Boston as Fun in the Tropics at

12 Things You Might Not Know About Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren is no stranger to politics. She’s been a Massachusetts senator since 2013—the first female senator for the state—and is very vocal in her criticism of Presid…

Boston Hot Pink Party 2019

Join the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) to celebrate its annual Boston Hot Pink Party at the InterContinental Boston this April! For more information, click here.

Hot Spot Follain is Ready to Help You Build Your Clean Beauty Repertoire

Nontoxic beauty store Follain is here to help you ditch the dirty stuff. Need a New Year’s resolution that is actually doable? There’s no better time than now to finally

Weather

Snow transitions to sleet, rain for wet, slick morning commute

A winter storm that delivered a heavy burst of snow and low-visibility conditions Tuesday night switched over to rain and sleet for most areas, making for a wet, slick morning

Snowy conditions make for treacherous evening commute

Snowy conditions struck throughout Massachusetts Tuesday afternoon, leading to several accidents on area roadways.

41 years later: The Blizzard Of ’78

The great blizzard of February 1978 is still the storm by which all others are measured.

Single-digit temps as Massachusetts feels effects of polar vortex

The polar vortex that’s bringing misery to the upper Midwest is making an appearance in northern New England, where some places will struggle to reach the single digits. Parts of

Arctic air, snow squalls move in later Wednesday

The arrival of arctic air is being accompanied by snow squalls moving from west to east across Massachusetts. “These squalls could reduce visibility down to near zero and produce very

Heavy rain, damaging wind: 5 things to know about today’s weather

Thursday’s system is packing heavy rain and damaging wind. Across the area downed trees have been reported as well as weather-related traffic issues. The strong winds are also causing travel

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Ice becomes primary concern as snow transitions to sleet, rain

Snow accumulation has ended across the region, but sleet and freezing rain are taking over and causing different concerns for Massachusetts. Before dawn, warmer air began to change the snow

Snow will make for slippery morning commute

Commuters may face a slippery drive Tuesday morning, as some light snow is expected to sprinkle across most of the state. StormTeam 5 meteorologist Cindy Fitzgibbon said the burst of

First snow of the new year arrives early Thursday

A fast-moving clipper system arrived Thursday with some snow for parts of Massachusetts. Much of the state, including the Boston area and North Shore, will see between a coating and

Events

Free Chocolate at Godiva Stores Nationwide (2/2-2/16)

Saturday, February 9, 2019 >> GODIVA is making this Valentine’s Day season even sweeter with a limited-time promotion exclusively available in stores nationwide. While supplies last, chocolate lovers can enjoy

Javascript Training Class – Introduction

Monday, May 20, 2019 >> This Javascript workshop teaches foundation Javascript skills and also provides an introduction to jQuery. This useful runtime language is one of the core technologies used

Javascript Training Class – Introduction

Monday, April 22, 2019 >> This Javascript workshop teaches foundation Javascript skills and also provides an introduction to jQuery. This useful runtime language is one of the core technologies used

Javascript Training Class – Introduction

Monday, March 25, 2019 >> This Javascript workshop teaches foundation Javascript skills and also provides an introduction to jQuery. This useful runtime language is one of the core technologies used

Javascript Training Class – Introduction

Monday, February 25, 2019 >> This Javascript workshop teaches foundation Javascript skills and also provides an introduction to jQuery. This useful runtime language is one of the core technologies used

Paul Gertner’s Miracles and Other Deceptions

Friday, February 15, 2019 >> Paul Gertner brings his show Miracles & Other Deceptions to Boston at the classic downtown Omni Parker House on Friday nights beginning spring 2018. Miracles

Paul Gertner’s Miracles and Other Deceptions

Friday, February 15, 2019 >> Paul Gertner brings his show Miracles & Other Deceptions to Boston at the classic downtown Omni Parker House on Friday nights beginning spring 2018. Miracles

HTML5 Training Class

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 >> This HTML5 class will provide the background of HTML5, its key features, and how to use it to maximize website functionality and appeal. Students receive

HTML5 Training Class

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 >> This HTML5 class will provide the background of HTML5, its key features, and how to use it to maximize website functionality and appeal. Students receive

HTML5 Training Class

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 >> This HTML5 class will provide the background of HTML5, its key features, and how to use it to maximize website functionality and appeal. Students receive