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Walgreens pharmacies suddenly close, causing confusion in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE -- Walgreens customers like Heidi Gitelman were frustrated to learn a couple of their pharmacies in Cambridge closed without warning. “I couldn’t believe it was closed, like I really had to do a double take, but then I went to the manager of the Walgreens and I asked him what happened,” said Gitelman. “And he was like almost shaking, he was really nervous and upset and he just said ‘we have a staff shortage.”
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Crews rescue man who fell onto tracks at Andrew Station

BOSTON (WHDH) - Crews rescued a man who fell onto the tracks at Andrew Station Monday night, causing delays up to 15 minutes on the Red Line. EMTs stabilized the man while he was stuck under a train. The man was conscious when firefighters removed him. He was then brought to the hospital once crews removed him from underneath the train. MBTA Police said the man seemed to be under the influence when he fell and may have been hit by a train.

Fight breaks out involving GOP challenger at Rep Ayanna Pressley event with fellow ‘Squad’ members

Police arrested two people outside of an event in Somerville, Massachusetts, for Democratic Representative Ayanna Pressley and other members of the Squad, after a brawl involving Ms Pressley’s Republican opponent took place. A spokesperson for the city of Somerville told that police responded to reports of a fight that had broken out at the Somerville Theater on Saturday. The event featured Ms Pressley, along with her fellow Squad members Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Cori Bush of Missouri. Republican Donnie Palmer, who is running against Ms Pressley, had organised...

Police seeking man in cinder block assault at MBTA station in Cambridge

Police in the Boston area are seeking a man suspected of striking another person with a cinder block during an altercation at an MBTA station, authorities said. Around 10:30 a.m. Monday, officers from the MBTA’s Transit Police Department responded to Alewife Station in Cambridge, where a man reported that an argument with another man had turned physical.

POLICE LOG: 9-27-22

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Sogno Now Open in Woburn

Italian restaurant dreams do come true – just ask owner Ron Martignetti who has just opened the doors to Sogno in Woburn. Named for the Italian word for dream, the new dining destination (at 304 Cambridge Road on the Winchester line) promises an authentic tasting tour of Italy right at your table.

Nahant loses to NU in court

NAHANT — After a lengthy court battle, the town lost its bid to block the expansion of Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center after an Essex Superior Court Judge ruled in favor of the university in the years-long legal saga. At issue is Northeastern’s plan to expand the research...

Orphaned Pup Finds Family and Freedom

(Photo by Julissa Helmuth) Have you ever found a lost dog before and wanted to keep it? The main worry, in this case, would be that the dog already had an owner. Another possible concern is probably one that would never cross your mind. What if the puppy was actually an illegal to own wild animal?

Select Board Wednesday: Clerk study, budget report

The Arlington Select Board is scheduled to meet at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the Select Board chambers for Select Board members and their staff. Members of the public may access the meeting remotely by Zoom and via ACMi. Viewing via Zoom requires advance registration and must be initiated...

Floridians scramble at Logan Airport ahead of Hurricane Ian

BOSTON – As evacuations ahead of Hurricane Ian's landfall, Floridians are scrambling both to get home and to get out of Florida on the last flights to and from Logan International Airport.Tampa International Airport plans to suspend all flights starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Some, like Bruce Eliot, were trying to get home as quickly as possible before the hurricane. "Unless I can get through this line and get a boarding pass, I'm missing [my flight]," he told WBZ-TV as he anxiously awaited in an hour-long JetBlue line. Eliot made it to security in the nick of time –...

This New England Town Named Most ‘Family-Friendly’ in the US

It’s a proud day for actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, Basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing, and the late, great Julia Child. Cambridge, Massachusetts has been named the most family-friendly city in the United States. According to the digital platform Opendoor, Boston’s across-the-river neighbor takes the top spot...

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Announces Weekly Entrance Exams for Correction Officer Candidates

BILLERICA – The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announced today, September 26, it is offering free, weekly written exams for those interested in beginning their careers as correction officers. Individuals wishing to take the exam may indicate their interest by visiting and submitting their name, telephone number and contact...