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Four people rescued after falling through ice in Boylston

One of the four people was taken to a local hospital with symptoms of hypothermia, officials said.


Lottery results from Monday drawings

Union chief who supported Walsh gets new post, and hefty raise

Richard Paris received an $88,959 salary in 2013, the year before Walsh was elected with large support from the firefighters’ union. He has been in the new role since April.


First in the nation, last in our hearts

Why do we take two years to run an election process, saturating the airwaves with stupid ads while making our campaigns more about money than ideas?

For the civic-minded, JFK Library is a Presidents’ Day destination

The annual event traced the rich history of American politics that grade-school history buffs, parents eager to impart a civics lesson, and maybe even a possible future president or two were delighted to celebrate.

Police looking for car in connection with Dorchester kidnapping

Boston police are seeking a car in connection with a kidnapping of a 5-year-old girl in Dorchester Monday afternoon.

Congresswoman Pressley pushes for Warren campaign

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley rallied enthusiastic crowds of Elizabeth Warren supporters Monday as the campaign deployed a formidable ground game in pursuit of a much-needed win in the senator’s home state primary, just two weeks away.

Uber and Lyft fees might increase in Massachusetts — but to what end?

The state fees attached to your Uber and Lyft trips are probably going up soon, to help pay for public transit and local roads. But is that the only reason to raise those ride-hail fees, or should they be used more creatively to try and fight traffic jams?

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Newton to add shuttle between Wells Avenue and transit stops

The project will connect the Wells Avenue business district with the MBTA’s Newton Highlands Green Line stop, as well as the Commuter Rail’s Newtonville and Needham Heights stations

Tax credits awarded to senior housing developments in Newton

A pair of senior housing developments in Newton will create 123 new units after the state awarded low income housing tax credits to support the projects,

Newton will join regional Bluebikes network

The city will join the regional Bluebikes service, and will launch a new shuttle to connect Wells Avenue to some local transit stops.

He ditched the world of high finance for his true love: woodworking

As a little kid growing up in the Boston suburbs, Lee McColgan had a gift. He could draw. He could paint. He could sculpt. But mostly, he could build things.

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