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Two men arrested, more than 1,000 pieces of stolen mail recovered after crash in Brookline

Yasser Teixeira Mendonca, of New York, and Dahshein Karon Perry, of Massachusetts, were charged with receiving stolen property and failure to stop for police, Newton police said.

Critics’ successes in election could cool interest in Newton’s plan for more housing

Five newcomers won City Council seats after being backed by groups critical of plans for additional multifamily housing.

Community choirs rock the house

Rock Voices spreads the harmony of being so happy together


Video: It wasn’t a tornado that toppled the Lincoln High School press box

The National Weather Service said wind, not a tornado, damaged the school’s press box, however other damage in Lincoln was due to a tornado, along with damage in communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

‘He has left an incredible legacy’: Tufts School of Medicine professor killed in Newton bike crash remembered as scientist, mentor

Alex Andrew Bohm was an accomplished scientist whose discoveries made headlines, but his life was marked as much by his mentorship, those who knew him said.

Bicyclist killed in crash with UPS truck in Newton was beloved Tufts medical professor

Alex Bohm, 57, of Newton, was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where he was pronounced dead, law enforcement officials said Tuesday evening.

‘This is acres of plastic’: Environmentalists concerned over artificial turf replacement at Newton high school

Environmentalists are worried about the leakage of “forever chemicals” from the artificial turf being replaced and the spillage of crumb rubber, which can pose health risks to the children who play on the turf and can contaminate the wetland in a nearby conservation area.

Richard Hanson, Newton man charged with killing his wife, cannot have contact with their 3 sons, judge rules

A Newton District Court judge ruled Monday that Richard Hanson cannot have contact with his three sons as he is awaiting trial for allegedly bludgeoning the boys’ mother, Nancy Hanson, to death while they were all together in their home.