Ayanna Pressley on Christine Blasey Ford: 'I believe her'

Boston Herald (News) 9/20 7:00P By Jessica Heslam
Ayanna Pressley is all too aware of the pain that comes from being the survivor of sexual assault. That’s why the Washington-bound Boston city councilor is throwing her newfound national political clout behind Christine Blasey Ford. “I believe...

ABC News documentary leads to HIPAA violation fines against Boston hospitals

Boston Herald (News) 9/20 7:00P By Sean Philip Cotter
Three prestigious Boston hospitals are being fined nearly $1 million after the feds slapped them with HIPAA violations regarding the documentary series “Save My Life: Boston Trauma” — even as the hospitals maintain they did nothing wrong....

Hot Property: Here’s what’s new in Ashmont

Boston Herald (Business) 9/20 7:00P By Miriam Schwartz
Spying on outdated images on Google’s Street View feature, you can often find the breadth of renovation undertaken on updated homes. In the case of the 38 Edwin St. in Boston, the gut renovation is nothing short of remarkable. Sitting on a...

TEA is Named an Official Charity of 2019 Marathon

Beacon Hill Times 9/19 9:08P Beacon Hill Times Staff
The Charles River Esplanade has long been Boston’s most popular and beautiful running route for casual runners and elite athletes alike. Now, 15 runners will have the opportunity to give back to the park as they train for the 123rd Boston...

Commonwealth Avenue Resident, Joan Diver Pens Memoir

Beacon Hill Times 9/19 9:07P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Commonwealth Avenue resident and author Joan Diver, profiled in the Pulitzer Prize winning book, “Common Ground”, is available for interviews regarding her new memoir in which Boston plays a key role.  She will be reading from her book, which was...

Police Briefs 09-18-2018

Beacon Hill Times 9/19 9:06P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 09/06/18 – A victim reported unknown person(s) smashed the front driver’s side window of his 2014 Dodge van with a brick some time between 5:15 p.m. on Sept. 5 and 6:15 a.m....

Jay Gonzalez plan would tap colleges for tax

Boston Herald (News) 9/19 7:00P By Brian Dowling
Democratic candidate for governor Jay Gonzalez’s $1 billion plans to tax massive college endowments and pump the money into transportation and education got failing grades from an advocacy group for the well-heeled institutions of higher...

Man left in serious condition after shooting near elementary school

Boston Herald (News) 9/19 7:00P By Kathleen McKiernan
A man was shot yesterday afternoon in Dorchester and taken to the local hospital with serious injuries — an incident that has parents at a nearby Boston school scared and angry. Boston Police are investigating the shooting that happened around...

Funding round to tackle housing crisis

Boston Herald (News) 9/19 7:00P By Brooks Sutherland
In response to a 36 percent increase in housing costs citywide from 2010 to 2015, the city of Boston yesterday announced an affordable housing funding round that will include $16 million in housing funds with additional cash for affordable...

Pot shop applicants await final OK for Massachusetts sales

Boston Herald (News) 9/19 7:00P By Associated Press
BOSTON — Massachusetts regulators are preparing to green-light several more recreational marijuana retailers, but there's still no word on when the first pot shops in the eastern U.S. will open for business. The Cannabis Control Commission has...

Officials investigate large clam die-off

Boston Herald (News) 9/19 7:00P By Associated Press
REVERE — Massachusetts environmental officials are investigating a large clam die-off. The Boston Globe reports hundreds of thousands of Atlantic surf clams have washed up on Revere Beach this week. The state Department of Conservation and...

Wearable tech could quell opioid epidemic

Boston Herald (Business) 9/19 7:00P By Alexi Cohan
A Boston-area doctor is doing his part to help combat the opioid crisis using a wearable technology for chronic pain management. Quell is a device that aims to reduce the use of opioid pain medicine by stimulating the nervous system and...

Multi-car crash jams traffic on 93 South in O'Neil Tunnel

Boston Herald (News) 9/19 7:00P By Laurel J. Sweet
A multi-vehicle crash inside the southbound Thomas P. O Neill Jr. Tunnel on Interstate 93 in downtown Boston at Exit 24 is causing major commute headaches on the Zakim Bridge. There were no immediate reports of injuries; however, state police...

Boston councilors place focus on city’s pipelines

Boston Herald (News) 9/18 7:00P By Brooks Sutherland
Boston, which houses some of the oldest pipelines in the country, must “exhaust every safety option,” says one city councilor after fires and gas leaks wreaked havoc on communities across the Merrimack Valley last week. City Councilors Matt...
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