Power outages in Massachusetts: This is a consolidated map of reported power outages from the four major power companies in the state.
Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the south suburbs
Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the south suburbs.
Sounds of Yo-Yo Ma in Rockport
“He’s a genuine ambassador for great music around the globe, and his joy in making music reminds us all why we love this art form so deeply.”
Lessons on industry: from Myanmar to Arlington’s Old Schwamb Mill
Robert Tanner, director of the Old Schwamb Mill in Arlington, will present a talk and slide show about his recent trip to Burma.
Stoughton dentist preaching laser surgery to treat newborns with lip tie or tongue tie
Dr. Martin Kaplan, a Stoughton pediatric dentist for 37 years, uses laser surgery to treat newborns with lip tie or tongue tie, who come to him from as far away as Italy.
After 38 years in the bicycle business, Wheelworks keeps spinning
Wheelworks, which has locations in Belmont and Somerville, has been serving the Greater Boston cycling community with bikes, safety gear, apparel, accessories, and parts since 1977.
Cancer survivor pays it forward
‘I was thinking “I have to get through this.” Whoever was with me could listen.’
Get Home Safe provides transportation service to impaired drivers and their vehicles
Alan Powell has combined his business expertise and experience seeing too many people drive impaired to start Get Home Safe, a transportation service out of his Hanover home that provides rides for impaired drivers and their vehicles, no questions asked.
Retiring music educator receives rousing tribute
On June 30, Kevin Tellier will retire following a 35-year career as a music educator in the North Middlesex Regional School District.
In Hull, new owner of Bridgeman’s doing something right
Things have changed at Bridgeman’s. In January, after 13 years, the Hull restaurant was sold to area resident Harold Paine, who had become attracted to the hospitality industry while doing large-scale construction for restaurants.
Walpole rejects proposed Muslim cemetery
Walpole’s Board of Health has rejected a proposal to build a 3,400-plot Muslim cemetery off Route 1, citing concerns about potential pollution of the town’s water supply.
Belmont offers summer recreation programs
Belmont’s Recreation Department recently announced summer activities for youngsters ages 4 through 14. Pool passes are also available for $100 through June 30.
Avon Town Meeting to reconvene on June 9
Avon Town Meeting met for minutes earlier this month, only to vote to reconvene on June 9.
Ground broken on Revere apartments
Contractors have broken ground on construction of apartments on Ocean Avenue in Revere, as part of the Waterfront Square redevelopment.
Cohasset farm to offer summer movie nights
Drive-ins are disappearing, but moviegoers can take in a walk-in movie in Cohasset every other Wednesday night at Holly Hill Farm.
Acting fire chief named in Somerville
Patrick J. Sullivan III has been named acting fire chief for Somerville following the retirement of Chief Kevin Kelleher.
Winchester to consider fate of Wright-Locke Farm
Winchester Town Meeting members will consider the fate of the remaining land at Wright-Locke Farm Thursday, May 28.
Dracut voters to consider trash collection fee
Dracut voters will consider at the Annual Town Meeting on June 1 whether the town should impose a fee for curbside trash collection.
Salem receives funds to target underage drinking
Salem has received $9,900 in federal funds to use for three initiatives that target underage drinking.
Pentucket district to add three innovation schools
The Pentucket Regional School District will add three new “innovation schools” for the 2015-16 academic year.