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Holliston police foil a rooftop escape

Police in Holliston have to climb on a roof to make an arrest, a student in Marblehead hosts a “book burning party,” and other odd tales from local police blotters.


Revere commission will track impacts from casino

Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo said the Casino Advisory Commission will help the city work to ensure any negative traffic and other impacts can be addressed.


Stitchers turn Natick pedestrian bridge into ‘Tunnel of Love’

The tunnel features more than 900 crocheted flowers, hearts, butterflies, leaves, bugs and rainbows.


Framingham State hires leader for diversity, inclusion, and community engagement

Constanza Cabello, currently assistant to the president at Stonehill College, will begin her new job on July 15.


Westwood’s longtime town administrator retires

Michael Jaillet’s official retirement date is June 30, but he is staying on as interim town administrator until the Select Board finds his replacement.


$12.2m Gates School project confirmed in recount

The June 20 recount of the May 18 ballot question resulted in the exact same numbers.


Merrimac holds groundbreaking for new police station

The approximately 9,000-square-foot station is being built on a 9-acre site on Jana Way, replacing the more than century-old station on East Main Street.


Renovated Cobbet Hill remains affordable

As a condition of using federal low-income housing tax credits, the developer agreed to keep the 116 apartments affordable until 2047.