Georgia Police Chief Exposes Shocking Fact About Islamic Camp in His County

John W. Gaissert, the police chief of Commerce, Ga. knows terrorism when he sees it. Gaissert has spent a lifetime in law enforcement, worked as a security consultant for the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, and has testified before the House Subcommittee on Intelligence. The Muslims Of America (TMOA), a group with ties to the extremist […]

REMINDER—Snow Emergency Lifted Wed @ Noon

—Reminder— As of noon on Wednesday, 1/28, the City of Somerville’s snow emergency has been lifted. Please read the important reminders below. Residents parked in municipal or school lots must move their vehicles by 2 p.m. today (1/28) to avoid being subject to ticketing and towing. Resident parking enforcement resumes Thursday at noon. Please be […]

Hearing for Quincy man in Marathon bombing case pushed back

A federal judge has pushed back a plea-change hearing for the Quincy man accused of lying to investigators about his friendship with the suspected Boston Marathon bombers, the Patriot Ledger reports.  Khairullozhon Matanov, a taxi driver arrested last May, was expected to change his plea at a Tuesday hearing but Judge William Young on Thursday […]

Former state transportation chief to head Olympics group

Former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has been named to head the organization leading the drive to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston. Davey will be the chief executive officer for Boston 2024. He succeeds Dan O’Connell, who led the group through the initial phase of the process that resulted in Boston being chosen […]

Logan shut down during height of blizzard

Officials at Boston’s Logan International Airport say no flights were allowed to take off or land at the facility during the height of the blizzard.   The last domestic flight out of Logan departed Monday evening, and no flights will land or take off on Tuesday. 10 things to know about storm |  Closings | Latest forecast Ed […]

Blizzard-stricken Bay State digs out from record storm

New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out from more than 2 feet of snow. The storm buried the Boston area in more than 2 feet of snow and lashed it with howling winds that exceeded 70 mph. It punched a gaping hole in a seawall and swamped […]

Snowfall totals: Who got what from blizzard

The following are unofficial observations for the storm that has been affecting our region from National Weather Service spotters. Updated 6:15 a.m. Wednesday MASSACHUSETTS WEST HARWICH 28.5 955 PM 1/27 TRAINED SPOTTER HYANNIS 27.0 748 PM 1/27 HAM RADIO EAST FALMOUTH 24.8 1000 PM 1/27 TRAINED SPOTTER WEST YARMOUTH 24.0 250 PM 1/27 HAM RADIO […]

Police: Men drove stolen SUV during blizzard

State police say two Worcester men learned the hard way that it’s not a good idea to tool around in a stolen vehicle in the middle of a blizzard when there’s a ban on non-essential travel. State troopers were alerted to the SUV stolen out of Lowell at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. Because there was […]

Man’s faint cry heard, rescued from snow drift

A man was found buried in a snow drift outside an East Falmouth home Tuesday morning, Falmouth fire officials said. Jack Moran, a Boxberry Road resident said he awoke to hear a faint cry for help outside his home around 5 a.m.  He believes that the man had been trapped in the snow for some […]

Rhode Island’s tall ship falls during storm’s strong winds

Rhode Island’s tall ship has been toppled by strong wind gusts during the snowstorm that’s pounding the state. USS Providence owner and captain Thorpe Leeson says the ship sustained extensive damages when it fell on its side overnight at the Newport Shipyard. It was stored there for the winter. Leeson says the mast is broken […]