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2 Boston Police Officers, Child Hospitalized After Fight On School Bus

BOSTON (CBS) — A fight on a school bus in Boston sent multiple people to the hospital Friday morning. It happened on Centre Street in Jamacia Plain. According to Boston Schools, three students got in a “physical altercation aboard a school bus transporting McKinley School students to the summer learning program at Orchard Gardens School.” The bus driver pulled over and police and EMS responded. One student was taken to the hospital for evaluation. Two Boston Police officers, the bus driver, and the bus monitor were taken also taken to the hospital for evaluation. All of the other students were evaluated and taken to school on a different bus. Police are investigating the incident. No other information is available at this time. “BPS has been in contact with the families of all students on the bus. Violence of any kind is not tolerated in the Boston Public Schools. Our buses are an extension of our classrooms,” said a statement from the school district.
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Boston Nightlife Venue Will Require COVID Vaccine Card Proof Or Masks Due To Delta Variant

BOSTON (CBS) — A Boston nightlife venue is telling patrons they’ll soon need to bring their COVID vaccination cards or a face mask to gain entry. Jacques Cabaret, a gay bar with nightly performances, said that it will be implementing the new policy at shows next month. “Due to the recent uptick in the delta variant we have decided that for the safety of our cast, employees and audience we will be requiring proof of vaccination to be maskless at show all shows starting August 6th,” the bar posted to Facebook. “If you would like to be maskless at shows we...
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Boston, MANECN

Police Arrests 4 Near Faneuil Hall, Seize Guns

Police arrested several people near Boston's Faneuil Hall Thursday night, recovering several firearms, authorities said. Boston police officers were on patrol in response in the area of McKinley Square when they saw 12 people allegedly loitering in front of "No Trespassing" signs in Jenney Plaza. According to authorities, officers arrested...
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Holbrook, MAWicked Local

Holbrook Police Department awarded $2,712 grant

Chief William Smith recently announced Holbrook Police Department has been awarded a grant by the Commonwealth Security Trust Fund to be used to purchase additional protective equipment for the department. The CSTF Grant Program aims to enhance local police and fire departments’ abilities to respond to emergencies, including responses to...
Canton, MAWCVB

Lifeguards rescue man from capsized kayak in Canton's Bolivar Pond

CANTON, Mass. — Lifeguards from a neighboring town pool rushed to the rescue of a man whose kayak overturned in a Canton pond Friday morning. Witnesses said the man's kayak flipped in Bolivar Pond, which is adjacent to the town's new community pool. Video from the witness shows several lifeguards swimming out to the capsized kayak with floatation devices.
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Expert Brought In By I-Team Now Helping Saugus Determine Source Of Fly Infestation

SAUGUS (CBS) — Entomologist Tony Kiszewski is now a consultant for the town of Saugus as it investigates the source of a fly infestation in one of its neighborhoods. “The key is to find out the source,” Kiszewski told WBZ-TV. The I-Team first brought in Kiszewski after Pemberly Drive residents complained of flies taking over their homes. “Bringing on this expert from Bentley University, we’re hoping that he’s going aid in that process because we have been able to identify a heightened concentration of these bugs along Pemberly Drive and what we’re going to do is focus on that concentration,” said Saugus...
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COVID-19 vaccine availability: Where to find it Friday

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Boston: 1. 55 Summer St (617) 426-2690; 2. 350 Longwood Ave (617) 731-5753; 3. 874 Harrison Ave (617) 442-0309; 4. 218 Hanover St (617) 720-4935; 5. 1065 Commonwealth Avenue 617-782-4585; 6. 90 Causeway St 857-409-3410; 7. 757 Gallivan Blvd
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Former flight attendant to honor 9/11 victims by pushing beverage cart from Boston to Ground Zero

On August 21, 62-year-old Paul "Paulie" Veneto will begin the 220-mile walk from Boston’s Logan International Airport to Ground Zero in New York City. However, he won’t just be walking. Veneto, a former flight attendant from Braintree, Massachusetts, will be pushing a beverage cart the entire way to honor his colleagues who died 20 years ago in the September 11 attacks.
Canton, MAWicked Local

Gray, Gray, & Gray promotes five team members

Gray, Gray & Gray LLP in Canton recently announced the promotion of five team members to new positions. • Elvira Lawlor has been promoted to tax manager. She is a member of the firm’s Architecture, Engineering & Design Practice Group. A native of Russia, Elvira attended the Kazan Federal University and Johnson & Wales University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in liberal studies and a Master of Business Administration.
Newton, MAWicked Local

Newton Rotary Club announces clothing drive success

The Rotary Club of Newton, working with HELPSY, the largest clothing recycling collector in the Northeast, gathered tons of unwanted clothing during its most recent recycling fundraiser. The latest event was held on July 10 and once again welcomed a steady flow of donations resulted in 4,378 pounds of textiles...
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Town of Sharon says Lake Massapoag may re-open next week

SHARON, Mass. — Bacteria is disrupting a lot of summer plans. The Department of Conservation and Recreation said 17 Massachusetts lakes and ponds have “harmful” levels of bacteria caused by cyanobacteria blooms, including Lake Massapoag in Sharon, Great Herring Pond in Plymouth and Lake Pearl in Wrentham. Earlier this week,...
Salem, MAWicked Local

Salem Race Equity Task Force issues report

The Race Equity Task Force for the city of Salem has published its final report, available now at Convened in June 2020 by Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll, the task force was charged with studying key sectors of the community to identify systemic and institutional racial inequities and, to the best of their ability, recommend potential strategies to help overcome those disparities.
Framingham, MANECN

Woman Injured in Framingham Fire

A 32-year-old woman was injured in a fire in Framingham, Massachusetts Friday morning, according to officials. The fire at 19 Brackett Road was contained to one room of the home, fire officials said. The woman was brought to Massachusetts General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries, officials said.