In 2015 homicide rates in Boston reached a 15-year low, with a total of 40 killings, according to the Boston Globe. Last year, while the number of non-fatal shootings dropped, homicide rates in the state capital increased by 15 percent, to 46… Continue Reading →
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials and Safety Administration (PHMSA) keeps a thorough track record of “significant pipeline incidents,” ranging from mechanical failures to gas leaks and financial damages, over the past five to seven years. Data from the incident reports includes… Continue Reading →
Inside this Westland Avenue storefront and past its glass display case – filled with freshly-made poptarts and mini cheesecakes -the team at Oakleaf Cakes Bake Shop mixes, pipes and sprinkles this week’s custom cake orders. These cakes, along with the shop’s… Continue Reading →
Disappearances, gruesome attacks and murders- such were the toils that came to haunt Bostonians throughout the early 1870’s. The deeds, whose victims were young children, were perpetuated by an attacker just as alarming as his violence: 14-year-old Jesse Pomeroy. Roseanne… Continue Reading →
On June 12, 2016, into the early morning hours of Latin Night at Pulse in Orlando, Florida, Amanda Alvear enjoyed drinks and dances with friends. She would later hear, instead of the beat of the bass from the speakers, the… Continue Reading →
Beyond rows of vendors’ wooden wall hangings and costume jewelry, and tucked inside a side room of the bustling Young building on The Big E grounds in West Springfield, Mass., a monk and a bottle of beer await you. On… Continue Reading →
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