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By adamg - 10/22/21 - 9:29 am

Shane Spierdowis, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud yesterday in connection with more than $190,000 in loans he got last year to help retain the employees he claimed he had for a company that turned out not to exist, over a period of time in which he was locked up for violating parole on an earlier securities-fraud conviction. Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/21 - 9:20 am

Joe Kidston walked Rocky Beach in Cohasset this morning, reports western-wildfire smoke was still hazing everything up: Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/21 - 11:00 am

Joe Kidston walked the beach in Cohasset this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/21 - 1:22 pm

The MBTA announced today that it'll be using some of that sweet federal stimmy to resume the Charlestown and Hingham ferries it had canceled in January because of Covid-19-related lack of demand, starting May 22. Read more.

By perruptor - 4/14/21 - 8:33 am

The National Weather Service has abandoned the weather station at Chatham, and will demolish it. Accelerated erosion due to climate change threatens to dump the station into the ocean.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 9:26 am

The T reports riders on the 8:05 a.m. Greenbush train out of South Station is now 50 to 60 minutes late due to a little engine that couldn't near Weymouth Landing.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 8:58 am
Sunrise over Roslindale

Evan Judd had a great seat for this morning's sunrise over Roslindale.

Joe Kidson watched the sun come up over Cohasset harbor: Read more.

By adamg - 1/1/21 - 8:29 pm

Duxbury Police report kids from across the South Shore were having a grand time celebrating the start of the new year at a bash on Federal Eagle Road last night when officers arrived to bust up the party. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/20 - 1:48 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a Weymouth man's suit against Charlie Baker and Maura Healey over this spring's Covid-19 orders because the man did not show any direct harm to himself in the orders, something that's required for a lawsuit in federal court. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 9:34 pm

Cohasset Police report finding teens partying it up at a Jerusalem Road house around 11 p.m. yesterday: Read more.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 8/13/20 - 3:49 pm

State Police announced today that starting tomorrow, DCR is cutting the number of state-run parking spaces at Nantasket Beach by 50%.

By adamg - 7/23/20 - 3:50 pm

In hindsight, Ahmed Serageldin of Sharon agrees, it was a rather big mistake to mark 31,000 pages of top-secret information on advanced military radar systems as unclassified so he could take them home from his engineering job at Raytheon in Waltham. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/20 - 5:38 pm

The Plymouth harbormaster reports a shark today: Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/20 - 11:01 am

The Cape Cod Times reports on an allegedly charming fellow who reacted to being asked to put a mask on in a Plymouth restaurant by deliberately coughing on two patrons and telling them he hoped they just got coronavirus. Police caught up with him and now he's facing charges of two counts each of assault, threatening to commit murder and threatening to bomb or hijack and single counts of negligent driving and disturbing the peace as a subsequent offense.

By adamg - 6/14/20 - 1:41 pm

The owner of a Plymouth store that sells "healthy" smoothies and food is making a federal case out of the state's Covid-19 face-covering requirements, charging that the number of people who have died from is really pretty minor when you think about it, hardly worth an "emergency" declaration, especially since most of the fatalities are among old people in nursing homes, and that the order violates numerous Constitutional rights. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/20 - 12:50 pm

The annual fair in August won't be held this year for Covid-19 reasons. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/20 - 10:37 am
Car into barber shop in Sharon

Photo by Sharon PD.

Sharon Police report no injuries when a motorist turned a South Main Street barber shop into a drive-thru this morning.

By adamg - 5/18/20 - 11:05 pm
Fishing at sunset at Hull Gut

Neil the roving UHub photographer captured a fisherman at sunset this evening at Hull Gut.

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