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SOUTH OF BOSTON

Indoor garden puts fresh greens on the menu at Blue Hills Regional

The terraponic indoor grow system uses trays filled with a special soil mixture that sit in racks filled with water and is lit by ultraviolet lights. 2 hours ago

NORTH OF BOSTON

Northeast Metro Tech project is on the ballot in 12 communities

Voters in 12 communities head to the polls Jan. 25 (cq) to decide the fate of a plan to construct a new Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational High School in Wakefield. 2 hours ago

Newton warms up for its first WinterFEST

Newton Community Pride has announced WinterFEST, a new series of outdoor events that will be held the weekend of Feb. 12 and 13 in Newton Highlands, Cold Spring Park, and Newton Centre.

Portraits, college classes, and baking

The Essex Art Center in Lawrence is presenting an exhibition titled “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” by artist Marla L. McLeod.

Man killed in crash in Seekonk

The adult male victim was the lone occupant of the SUV that crashed Monday night, police said.

Dave Winn's employment discrimination case was ready and set for trial in March 2020 but Covid-19 stymied that trial date. It would take 17 months and five trial dates before the case would make it before a jury in Middlesex Superior Court.

‘It’s a systemic breakdown’: With jury trials suspended, an unprecedented backlog snowballs

The pandemic has spurred stop-and-go pauses in trials and caused courthouse closures over the past two years, creating an epic backlog of trial-ready cases in the Massachusetts Trial Courts.

Reported snow on Jan. 17.

Storm brings strong winds and coastal flooding — and snow to Western Mass.

Wind stronger than 60 mph caused power outages in several locations in Eastern Massachusetts while some places in the western part of the state received more than nine inches of snow.

Massport's newest cranes are unloading and loading the largest cargo ship to visit Boston.

Boston port served by the largest-ever cargo ship to visit the city

The Ever Fortune is the first of the larger ships that the Massachusetts Port Authority is hoping to attract following an expansion of the Conley terminal and a harbor dredging project.