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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.

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.”

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...

Earthquake Rattles New England in Eastern Massachusetts, West of Boston

USGS reported a relatively weak earthquake rattled portions of New England this weekend; specifically, the earthquake struck west of Boston in eastern Massachusetts. While most people didn’t feel the earthquake, several people did use the USGS website to report that they felt some shaking from the earthquake using their “Did you feel it?” tool.

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?

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.

3 Cops Had 'Inappropriate' Relationship With Young Woman. Days After One Ended it, The Pregnant Woman Took Her Life.

A police agency is under fire after an internal investigation found officers had an inappropriate relationship with a young woman who later killed herself, Radar has learned. The reported was released in recent days and blasted the officers for their behavior."I am here to talk about today is her life and how she was failed by, manipulated by, and used by people of authority that she admired and trusted right up until her final days," Stoughton police Chief Donna McNamara said at a press conference in recent days. The investigation lasted 19 months and looked at a case involving a...

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 –...

Quiet here, but watching Ian

Morning 50s will head to the lower 70s again Tuesday. Some early clouds will pass through, but the afternoon will brighten up nicely. The risk is lower for a pop up shower, but still possible. Temperatures will drop towards the end of the week. Chilly mornings should be expected. With...

Former Methuen Man, 57, Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Fentanyl and Cocaine Dealing

A former Methuen man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston to his role in a Lawrence-based drug trafficking operation involving fentanyl and cocaine. Fifty-seven-year-old Pablo Rosario Pablo, also known by the names Angel Ayala Roque and “Cuco,” pleaded guilty last week to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute fentanyl, cocaine and other drugs and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and other drugs. U.S. District Court Judge Angel Kelley scheduled sentencing for Feb. 8, 2023.

MBTA Crews Continue Making Repairs on 2nd Day of Green Line's D Branch Closure

The Green Line's D Branch shutdown entered its second day Sunday as crews were seen making rail track repairs at the Woodland Station in Newton, Massachusetts. For the next week, MBTA workers are expected to replace 2,000 feet worth of track and two station crossings at the Woodland Station alone. Overall, the shutdown will last until the end of October and will be divided into three, 9-day phases, with a week of resumed service in between each.
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Che! Empanada Fills Newtonville Storefront with Argentinian Classics

The new Che! Empanada in Newtonville is an authentic, delectable Argentinian spot perfect for a lunch break right off the Mass. Turnpike. Che! opened its first spot in Worcester—where there’s a large Latino community, the manager said—in January 2021. But now, the restaurant is growing into a regional brand. The Newton location opened in April, and the manager, who requested to not be named, said there are plans to expand into Harvard Square and other parts of Boston.