CITY DECLARES SNOW EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE MON., JAN. 26 AT 1 PM

Jan 25, 2015 CITY DECLARES SNOW EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE MON., JAN. 26 AT 1 PM SOMERVILLE DECLARES SNOW EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE MON., JAN. 26, AT 1 P.M.   SOMERVILLE – In accordance with the City’s Snow Emergency Procedures, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone has declared a snow emergency for the City of Somerville to go into effect at […]

UMass Life Sciences Task Force Holds Town Hall Meeting on Campus

Colleen Locke Dean Andrew Grosovsky leads UMass Boston’s town hall meeting. Goals Include Developing Talent, Fostering Research, and Driving Innovation Ecosystem About 35 people from disciplines ranging from biology to nursing to public policy attended a town hall meeting in UMass Boston’s Venture Development Center on Friday to learn about the strategic goals developed by […]

Police: Suspect in custody after shooting at Boston hospital

Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 1:25 pm Police: Suspect in custody after shooting at Boston hospital Posted on Jan 20, 2015 by Andrea Holbrook BOSTON (AP) — A person was critically shot at a hospital Tuesday and a suspect was in custody, Boston police said. Police said the situation, which unfolded around 11 a.m. at […]

UPDATE: Doctor shot inside hospital, gunman killed himself

Steven Senne UPDATE: Doctor shot inside hospital, gunman killed himself Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross, center left, walks through a revolving door as he departs the Shapiro building at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 in Boston. A person was critically shot at the hospital Tuesday and a suspect was in custody, Boston […]

First responders help fallen draft horse

Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 5:43 pm First responders help fallen draft horse By Jennifer Solis Correspondent Gloucester Daily Times It’s been said, “Horses lend us the wings we lack.” But when a Gloucester woman’s elderly draft horse Bear slipped on the ice at farm off Bridge Street in West Newbury recently, it was he […]

Gloucester Police/Fire: City police issue five leash-law citations

Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 6:30 pm Gloucester Police/Fire: City police issue five leash-law citations By Arianna MacNeill Staff Writer Gloucester Daily Times Most people abided by the city’s new leash law on Good Harbor and Wingaersheek beaches throughout the mild-weathered weekend. But five scofflaws were written citations, Police Chief Leonard Campanello said Tuesday. Friday […]

Baker wants salmon in Super Bowl bet

Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:17 pm Baker wants salmon in Super Bowl bet By Michael Norton State House News Service Gloucester Daily Times BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker suggested Tuesday he’ll offer lobster and seek salmon in his inevitable Super Bowl bet with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks […]

Towns Police/Fire: Surprise visitor draws no charges in Essex

Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:20 pm Towns Police/Fire: Surprise visitor draws no charges in Essex By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer Gloucester Daily Times An Essex resident who lives on Harry Homans Drive told police he woke up to a man in his bedroom who was not supposed to be there Monday at 2:46 p.m. […]

Deflategate: What People are Tweeting about the New England Patriots

Last week’s resounding victory that will send the New England Patriots to the Super Bowl was, well, deflated after there was an announcement that 11 of the footballs used in the game were deflated. The NFL is investigating to find out how the footballs were deflated, casting a shadow over Sunday’s 45-7 win over the […]

Westfield Vocational-Technical High School to recognize nursing assistant students

WESTFIELD – A pinning and recognition ceremony is scheduled Feb. 9 at Westfield Vocational-Technical High School in honor of seniors completing the school’s Allied Health Nursing Assistant Program. The ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. inside Tiger’s Pride Student Restaurant at the school. Nursing Assistant Instructor Maureen Baillargeon, RN, and Clinical Instructors Heather Potito, RN […]