The news, events, and people of your neighborhood
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed at least one case of rabies in a raccoon in Wayland. According to DPH representative Anne Roach, the animal tested positive for the virus last week.
Drivers can expect detours and parking restrictions across the city this weekend as thousands of runners take to the streets to finish the last mile of the Boston Marathon, and pay tribute to law enforcement officials killed in the line of duty.
The New York Times published the college admissions essay of a Brookline High School senior on its website last week, calling it both daring and risky.
As Dorchester Day nears so do all the great events that make up the celebration, including the 10K Cocktail and Cash Golden Gala.
The MBTA launched a pilot program this month that allows passengers to bring bikes aboard commuter rail trains between certain stations on the Newburyport-Rockport line during morning and afternoon rush hour travel times.
A curious cat wandered into a Boston construction site and found himself in some serious tar-ouble.
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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