Boston Harbor Debris Removal Program Launched by The Boston Harbor Association for 14th Year

Video: Marine Debris Removal Program in action on Boston Harbor – July 2014 The Boston Harbor Association launched its 14th season of the Boston Harbor Marine Debris Removal Program for the Summer of 2014. The floating debris removal program is […]

Captain America Kicks off the First Movie Night of Summer 2014

Dozens of neighbors gathered in the Gassy (DeFilippo Playground) Wednesday night for the first movie night of the summer. Along with free pizza and refreshments, people sat on their blankets or beach chairs to watch Captain America on a perfect, not too […]
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Miss all the excitement yesterday?

Such as this twisting cloud that Rich Beaubien photographed over Bolton? Don't worry: The National Weather Service says:
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FOCCP Independence Day Celebration

FOCCP President Joanne Hayes-Rines welcomes everyone to the Independence Day Celebration.
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Junkies Reportedly Taking over Gassy’s Second-level

Not only has the second flight of DeFilippo Park (Gassy) become a favorite place for drug uses to stick needles in their arms but is also fast becoming an ignored cleanup place, according to a resident. “There are needles and other debris like beer cans all over the place,” the concerned resident noted. “The first level of the Gassy has kids playing all day including my six-year-old daughter,” the resident said. “Can we do anything about this dangerous situation?” About three weeks ago the new Parks Commission visited the site with residents and was visibly upset about the deplorable situation and apparently told the people with him that the situation would be taken care of immediately. The problem still exists.
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Car chase that began in New Hampshire ends with crash in North End, arrest at North Station

WBZ reports a Peabody man is under arrest after allegedly leading police on a chase yesterday from Salem, NH to Lewis Wharf, where the stolen pickup police say he was driving crashed. Police then nabbed him at North Station.
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