A top 10 spring day today, before things go south once again. High pressure from Canada offers us a cool start, but with plenty of sunshine many locations get up to 60 to 65° today. Much lighter wind will allow for a seabreeze by lunchtime, keeping the coastal areas aRead More →

Police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, say a missing man with Alzheimer’s has been found safe. Cambridge Police said 66-year-old Charles Ogletree had last seen been around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday at his home on Pemberton Street. After 11 p.m., police said their search remained ongoing, but around 11:45 p.m., they said heRead More →

Police are investigating a shooting in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester Police confirmed Tuesday night that a man had been found shot in the abdomen in the area of Harlem Street. Macron: France to Rebuild Notre Dame ‘Even More Beautifully’ The victim was taken to a hospital. There was no immediate wordRead More →

Police in Methuen, Massachusetts, have avoided layoffs after a city council vote. The Eagle Tribune reported that Methuen Mayor James Jajuga was threatening layoffs at the police department if councilors shot down his proposals to bridge overspending, requiring the transfer of $577,957 from other department expenses and the city’s freeRead More →

The head of the Catholic Church in Boston was devastated like so many others over the images of a fire destroying Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The inferno destroyed the cathedral’s spire and its roof, but its twin bell towers survived. French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild the centuries-oldRead More →

Columbia Gas is on scene in Monson for a possible overpressurization of gas lines in the western Massachusetts town, but says, “there are no current safety concerns at this time.” Monson police said just after 5 p.m. that Columbia Gas had recently contacted them to report a possible overpressurization of gas lines. AsRead More →

Former Vice President Joe Biden will visit Boston this week to speak in support of striking Stop & Shop workers. The United Food & Commercial Workers said on its website that the Democratic presidential candidate would join Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Thursday afternoon for a rally at the South BayRead More →

There were delays Tuesday on the MBTA’s Orange Line due to an investigation on the tracks in Boston. The transit organization said shortly after 5 p.m. that delays of more than 30 minutes were expected as Boston Fire crews inspect the tracks at Ruggles Station. Images: Notre Dame Before, DuringRead More →

Unilever has issued a limited voluntary recall of a limited quality of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey pints and Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar, which may include nuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list. The company said the ice cream may containRead More →

Dozens of protesters including young football players and their parents rallied at the Massachusetts State House Tuesday to urge lawmakers to reject a proposal that would ban tackling in football for young children. Kids waved signs reading “Kill the Bill” and “Save Youth Football” while members and allies of theRead More →

A lawmaker in Massachusetts responded Tuesday to allegations that her campaign violated federal financial reporting requirements. Rep. Lori Trahan, D-Mass., said she has been fully compliant with the laws and regulations outlined by the Federal Election Commission. She said these allegations highlight why more women need to be in leadershipRead More →

Contractors and road crews in several Vermont towns are scrambling to reopen roads washed out or badly damaged by rushing water. The recovery work is already underway in Bethel, which was hit hard by flash flooding Sunday night into Monday. Images: Notre Dame Before, During & After Catastrophic Fire “WeRead More →