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Local residents divided on raising jaywalking fine

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 04:00
South Shore residents give their opinions on the possible increase to an oft-ignored errant street-crossing fine

Residents divided on raising jaywalking fine

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 20:04
South Shore residents give their opinions on the possible increase to an oft-ignored errant street-crossing fine

Ski jumping the latest event to step to the plate at Fenway

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:52
More than 75 athletes from 25 countries will compete in men's and women's snowboarding and freeskiing Thursday and Friday.

Fore River Bridge to open Thursday and Friday; sign up for our email alert

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:20
The Fore River Bridge is scheduled to open at 2 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday, [...]

Storm packs powerful winds, but less snow than expected

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:07
QUINCY – A second storm within four days dropped from 4 to 10 inches of snow across the region, with the greatest amounts in Plymouth County. The snowfall was on top of the up to 10 inches that fell on Friday across the area. Combined with high winds, the National Weather Service reported that blizzard conditions were reached for several hours in Plymouth and possibly in Marshfield, along with several other areas on the Cape and Islands. The service is predicting [...]

Fore River Bridge to open Thursday; sign up for our email alert

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 14:03
The Fore River Bridge is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, delaying [...]

New time for Wednesday's Fore River Bridge opening; sign up for our email alert

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:35
Today's opening has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Tomorrow's remains the same.

Obama submits $4.1 trillion budget

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 19:23
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Feb. 9 submitted a $4.1 trillion budget proposal to a Republican-controlled Congress hostile to most of his tax and spend priorities."The President’s final budget unfortunately doesn’t look much different than other years – it is a spending wish list that doesn’t reflect our real budgetary constraints and that would saddle hard-working Americans with additional taxes and [...]

Fore River Bridge opening Wednesday and Thursday; sign up for our email alert

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:32
The Fore River Bridge is scheduled to open at 10 a.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. [...]

Not much time left to register for presidential primary

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 08:29
The last day to register to vote in the national presidential primary is Wednesday.The primary will be held March 1. Secretary of State William Galvin says about 70,000 people have signed up to vote or changed their enrollment status through the state’s online registration website, www.RegisterToVoteMA.com, which began operating last summer.Residents can also register to vote at their city or [...]

Blizzard warning, coastal flood warning for southeast Mass. Monday, Feb. 8

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 07:16
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Blizzard Warning for southeast Massachusetts from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8.Heavy wet snow and strong winds may result in down tree limbs and possible power outages. Strong winds and heavy snow will create blizzard/white-out conditions at times.Snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches, but potentially up to 18 inches over parts of Plymouth County [...]

WEATHER ALERT: Courts closed Feb. 8 due to winter storm

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 07:01
Due to anticipated inclement weather and in the interest of public safety, Massachusetts state courts will be closed in the following counties: Plymouth, Norfolk, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Barnstable and the Islands, and Worcester.The Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court will be closed.Courts in counties not listed here will be open. Those counties are: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and [...]

Governor Baker says Plymouth County will be 'big winner' for snowfall

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 14:45
Gov. Charlie Baker says Plymouth County is on track to be the unwilling 'big winner' for snowfall from a powerful winter storm that has already flooded coastal neighborhoods, brought down trees and forced the closure of schools, state offices, town halls and courthouses across Southeastern Massachusetts. Speaking at a noontime press conference Monday, Baker said many people appeared to have heeded calls to stay off the road through the [...]

Baker says Plymouth County will be 'big winner' for snowfall

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 13:28
Gov. Charlie Baker says Plymouth County is on track to be the unwilling 'big winner' for snowfall from a powerful winter storm that has already flooded coastal neighborhoods, brought down trees and forced the closure of schools, state offices, town halls and courthouses across Southeastern Massachusetts. Speaking at a noontime press conference Monday, Baker said many people appeared to have heeded calls to stay off the road through the [...]

Crashes, flooding reported as blizzard hammers South Shore

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:08
Several crashes and patches of coastal flooding were reported Monday morning as the South Shore was hit with the first flakes from a powerful snowstorm that had already closed schools, state offices, town halls and courthouses.A blizzard warning has been posted for Plymouth County and Cape Cod and a winter storm warning for the rest of southeastern Massachusetts as a storm moving up the coast threatens to drop a foot of snow on southeastern [...]

Crashes, flooding reported as blizzard rolls into South Shore

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:24
Several crashes were patches of coastal flooding were reported Monday morning as the South Shore was hit with the first flakes from a powerful snowstorm that had already closed schools, state offices, town halls and courthouses.A blizzard warning has been posted for Plymouth County and Cape Cod and a winter storm warning for the rest of southeastern Massachusetts as a storm moving up the coast threatens to drop a foot of snow on southeastern [...]

Schools, state offices close as blizzard bears down on eastern Mass.

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 09:04
A blizzard warning has been posted for Plymouth County and Cape Cod and a winter storm warning for the rest of southeastern Massachusetts as a storm moving up the coast threatens to drop a foot of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday on top of the 10 inches that fell on Friday.Emergency planners are warning that this could be a repeat of the power failures that occurred during and after Friday's snowfall. The snow will be heavy and [...]

Schools close again as blizzard bears down on eastern Mass.

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 23:14
A blizzard warning has been posted for Plymouth County and Cape Cod and a winter storm warning for the rest of southeastern Massachusetts as a storm moving up the coast threatens to drop a foot of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday on top of the 10 inches that fell on Friday.Emergency planners are warning that this could be a repeat of the power failures that occurred during and after Friday's snowfall. The snow will be heavy and [...]

Blizzard bearing down on southeastern Massachusetts

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 17:59
A blizzard warning has been posted for Plymouth County and Cape Cod and a winter storm warning for the rest of southeastern Massachusetts as a storm moving up the coast threatens to drop a foot of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday on top of the 10 inches that fell on Friday.Emergency planners are warning that this could be a repeat of the power failures that occurred during and after Friday's snowfall. The snow will be heavy and [...]