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Scammers Target Donations In Name Of Slain Yarmouth Officer

CBS Boston (News) 4/21 8:56A News – CBS Boston
YARMOUTH (CBS) – Police are warning residents of phone scammers falsely claiming to be raising money in honor of slain Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon . Gannon was laid to rest this week. He was killed in the line of duty while attempting to serve...

Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In Brockton Crash

CBS Boston (News) 4/21 4:38A News – CBS Boston
BROCKTON (CBS) – A woman involved in a crash at a Brockton gas station died after initially declining medical treatment. Police say a GMC Yukon went through the intersection of Main and Perkins...

Funeral Set For Former First Lady Barbara Bush

CBS Boston (News) 4/21 2:16A News – CBS Boston
HOUSTON (AP) — Some 1,500 guests are expected Saturday at a private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation s largest Episcopal church. First lady Melania Trump, former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, and former President Barack...

Esplanade Association and DCR Celebrate Another Year of Success

Beacon Hill Times 4/20 9:10P Beth Beth Treffeisen
With summer right around the corner, the Esplanade Association is gearing up for another strong year along the historic park in downtown Boston. At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Esplanade Association on Monday, April 9 at the Hampshire House in...

Bay Village Residents Looking for Funds to Restore Local Park

Beacon Hill Times 4/20 9:10P Beth Beth Treffeisen
After years of wear and tear at the Bay Village Park at the corners of Charles Street South, Melrose and Fayette Streets, residents are looking for a source of funding to spruce up this hidden gem in the heart of the neighborhood. At the Bay...

Malley Looks at Fees to Tackle Vacant Storefronts and Apartments

Beacon Hill Times 4/20 9:05P Beth Beth Treffeisen
Plaguing the commercial and residential districts throughout the city, empty storefronts and vacant apartments are making it seem that Boston is experiencing market failure, despite the strong economy, real estate values and low unemployment rate....

Boston City Council Updates

Beacon Hill Times 4/20 9:04P Beacon Hill Times Staff
The following items were discussed at the Boston City Council Meeting on April 11. Increasing Access to Voter Registration The Boston City Council on Wednesday, April 11, unanimously passed an ordinance authored by District 8 Councilor Josh Zakim...

Longfellow Bridge Closings Scheduled for April

Beacon Hill Times 4/20 9:03P Beacon Hill Times Staff
MassDOT will close the Longfellow Bridge overnight to all vehicular traffic through Thursday, April 19, from 11:00 p.m. each night to 5:00 a.m. the following morning. The closures are necessary to perform work on the joints of the bridge....

Globe’s Kevin Cullen on paid leave for alleged fake details

Boston Herald (News) 4/20 7:00P By Marie Szaniszlo
The Boston Globe has placed columnist Kevin Cullen on paid administrative leave while it investigates allegations that he fabricated details about the marathon bombings. “The integrity of each of our journalists is fundamental to our...

GE outperforms street analysis

Boston Herald (Business) 4/20 7:00P By Jordan Graham
Shares of General Electric surged yesterday after the Boston industrial conglomerate reported better than expected earnings, ending a run of poor results as the company tries to find a way forward. “I’m excited about the path we are on,” chief...

Snowbanks a big obstacle for self-driving cars

Boston Herald (Business) 4/20 7:00P By Jordan Graham
Self-driving car companies are pouring millions of dollars into developing top-of-the-line autonomous vehicles, but obstacles — including snowbanks in Boston — still need to be overcome. “The cities that are smart about it will think about it...

Sen. Warren: Federal government shouldn't outlaw marijuana

Boston Herald (News) 4/20 7:00P By Associated Press
BOSTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says marijuana shouldn't be banned by Washington. In a Friday tweet, Warren said: "The federal government needs to get out of the business of outlawing marijuana. States should make their own decisions about...

State gains 47K jobs in March, unemployment rate unchanged

Boston Herald (Business) 4/20 7:00P By Associated Press
BOSTON — State officials say the Massachusetts economy picked up an estimated 4,700 jobs in March while the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 percent. Massachusetts remained more than a half percentage point below the national jobless rate...
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