Andover holds public meeting discussing downtown safety concerns one month after 5-year-old girl killed at intersection

People who live in Andover gathered Thursday night at a public meeting where they expressed concerns about a crosswalk where a five-year-old girl was killedRead More

City Hall Plaza hosts new outdoor beer garden featuring two local breweries

A local collaboration is on tap this summer. Two local breweries are creating a beer garden right next to City Hall. The D&D Beer GardenRead More

Man charged in connection with series of rapes in Charlestown appears in court, lawyer prods at how DNA evidence was obtained

A man charged in connection with a series of rapes in Charlestown went before a judge on Monday, where prosecutors laid out how they connectedRead More

Compass Medical now faces lawsuit after sudden closure

The Quincy-based Compass Medical is now facing legal action after its sudden shutdown earlier this week.  Compass confirmed an “imminent plan” to close its practicesRead More

Thousands of patients impacted by Compass Medical shutdown, Gov. Healey says admin is looking into situation

Gov. Maura Healey said her administration is trying to get answers one day after the sudden shutdown of all Compass Medical locations in Massachusetts leftRead More

State investigating after Compass Medical suddenly closes local practices

A sudden shutdown left patients in the dark Wednesday as local healthcare company Compass Medical confirmed an “imminent plan” to close its practices. As patientsRead More

State lawmakers consider possible ‘floating hospital’ for mental health, substance abuse recovery on decommissioned ship 

Massachusetts state lawmakers are considering a plan to help people with mental health and substance abuse issues by possibly putting a recovery facility on aRead More

Patriots partner with Boston-based organization for Mental Health Awareness Month event

A group of students in South Boston got a chance to play alongside members of the New England Patriots organization Tuesday as the Patriots partneredRead More

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State Eyes More Restrictive Student Cellphone Policies

The state’s K-12 education department is encouraging districts to restrict or ban students’ cellphone use in schools, possibly moving toward a statewide mandate in theRead More

Man shot and killed in Dorchester, police searching for shooter

An investigation was ongoing Monday night as police continued their search for the person behind a deadly shooting in Dorchester.  Police said a man wasRead More