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Video: It wasn’t a tornado that toppled the Lincoln High School press box

The National Weather Service said wind, not a tornado, damaged the school’s press box, however other damage in Lincoln was due to a tornado, along with damage in communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

‘He has left an incredible legacy’: Tufts School of Medicine professor killed in Newton bike crash remembered as scientist, mentor

Alex Andrew Bohm was an accomplished scientist whose discoveries made headlines, but his life was marked as much by his mentorship, those who knew him said.

Bicyclist killed in crash with UPS truck in Newton was beloved Tufts medical professor

Alex Bohm, 57, of Newton, was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where he was pronounced dead, law enforcement officials said Tuesday evening.

‘This is acres of plastic’: Environmentalists concerned over artificial turf replacement at Newton high school

Environmentalists are worried about the leakage of “forever chemicals” from the artificial turf being replaced and the spillage of crumb rubber, which can pose health risks to the children who play on the turf and can contaminate the wetland in a nearby conservation area.

Richard Hanson, Newton man charged with killing his wife, cannot have contact with their 3 sons, judge rules

A Newton District Court judge ruled Monday that Richard Hanson cannot have contact with his three sons as he is awaiting trial for allegedly bludgeoning the boys’ mother, Nancy Hanson, to death while they were all together in their home.

Newton man charged in connection with wife’s beating death Saturday night

Richard Hanson allegedly attacked Nancy Hanson in their home on Brookline Street, according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s office.

Suspect in Newton slayings sent to Bridgewater State Hospital for competency evaluation

Christopher L. Ferguson Jr. is now being housed at the Bridgewater State Hospital for a possible competency evaluation while he awaits trial in connection with the slayings of three family members in their Newton home, officials said Friday.

Investigators announce arrest in brutal slayings of three in Newton

Authorities said they arrested a 41-year-old Newton man Monday in connection with the brutal slayings of three people, a crime that has devastated the tight-knit neighborhood and left residents fearful for their safety.