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Dismissed Ashland police chief Scott C. Rohmer failed in his bid to win a seat on the Board of Selectmen, according to unofficial results posted by the town.
Grammy Award-winning flutist, singer, and storyteller Joseph Firecrow returns to Malden May 31 for a full-length performance at St Paul's Episcopal Church, 26 Washington St., at 8 p.m. Firecrow will offer more of what enthralled audiences at the Opening Celebration for Malden Reads in February, a web of stories and songs that energize and nourish the mind and heart.
Watertown Chief Ed Deveau said Tuesday that the events that unfolded during the week of the Boston Marathon bombings will cost the police department upwards of $250,000 – but he hopes the town won’t have to bear the cost.
On this week's "Greater Somerville," host Joe Lynch responds to a recent letter issued by Mayor Joe Curtatone regarding the alleged homophobic slurs against a sitting alderman.
Chris Curtis, who ran the West Concord Five and Ten in Concord, was in Oklahoma as part of a storm-chasing group. Shortly after he wrote this column about the Oklahoma tornado Monday night, Mr. Curtis died in his sleep, family members said.
Residents, stakeholders sought to fill Mattapan specific Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative advisory group
As the Boston Redevelopment Authority continues with its Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative it will take a special look at the area surrounding the planned Blue Hill Avenue/Cummins Valley Station in Mattapan.
State education officials on Tuesday refused to back away from their decision to block a planned expansion of the highly ranked Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, prompting the school’s officials to threaten a lawsuit.
Take the town budget and divide by the number of residents, and you get this chart. See where your town ranks. Summer communities -- with high warm weather populations but low permanent populations -- dominate the list. Wealthy communities, such as Weston, Lexington, and Cohasset are also ranked high.
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