Westwood Town Meeting approves new fire station
Westwood Town Meeting unanimously voted last week to build a new fire station in Islington Center – adding $650,000 to the original $8 million cost to account for higher-than-anticipated bids for the project.
Barrett wins Lynnfield selectman seat after recount
A recount confirmed Christopher Barrett’s victory over Cathleen E. Shea for a selectman’s seat in Lynnfield.
Grants offered for Sharon school enrichment programs
Applications are due June 1 for the Sharon Education Foundation’s annual grants to fund enrichment programs that benefit students in the Sharon public schools.
Tiro unseats Cook on Wakefield School Committee
Rob Tiro has unseated Janine Iengo Cook on the Wakefield School Committee.
Raynham town election brings new faces
Raynham’s recent annual election brought several changes to town boards.
Mass. Memories Road Show to stop in Hingham
Hingham is the next stop on the Mass. Memories Road Show.
Pembroke voters approve tax increases
Pembroke voters gave their approval to two proposed tax increases at the annual town election May 2.
Salem receives $10,000 grant for Teachers Cabinet
The Salem Charitable Foundation has awarded the city a $10,000 grant for the Salem Teachers Cabinet.
33 years of serving ribs in Boston
Barbecued pork ribs are the backbone of M&M BBQ Ribs menu, the item that has kept this family food truck going for over three decades.
Fresh fusion at The Elephant Walk in the South End
The Elephant Walk continues to fuse the flavors of Cambodia and France.
Cuban resilience shines at Harvard, heroes take flight at BU
“Drapetomanía” on view at Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, is a strong show woven with turmoil and hope.
Hollywood rolls out red carpet to ‘influencer’ fans
Clad in his pajamas, Reid Jones often blogs about Marvel superhero movies, with starry ambitions of one day becoming an entertainment journalist.
How do contenders for Super 8 baseball berths stack up?
Here’s a look at which teams are most likely to get in, which need to make a move, and which are the long shots.
If not the public, who is going to bankroll UMass?
Marty Meehan, the new president, is pledging to raise more money than any predecessor. From whom – and at what price?
Complaints follow nursing home chain’s expansion
Inspections show striking increases in problems since Synergy Health Centers began buying nursing homes in Mass.
Tsarnaev sheds tears only after seeing his own family ruined
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s relatives came on a day when the defense pulled out all the stops in their attempt to humanize their client.
After 20 years, Keith Lockhart keeping the Pops youthful
Lockhart, who became conductor of the Boston Pops at 35, marks 20 years with a spring season that starts Wednesday.
State clears way for 5,000 workers to retire early
The early retirement plan that is expected to save money but quickly raised worries about an erosion of state services.