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Years in the making, South Coast rail arriving soon

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

South Coast lawmakers all had a single word in mind when they gathered Monday to cut the ribbon on a brand-new Freetown commuter rail station: “surreal.” Passenger rail service...
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MBTA forks over $100M per year for construction change orders

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The MBTA is taking steps to mitigate contractor-borne construction change orders, which cost the agency roughly $100 million per year since 2020. “The number of change orders...
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Lower ridership is costing the MBTA: Fare revenue down 48% from 2019

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Ridership continues to lag far behind pre-pandemic levels, a trend that left the MBTA with a $28 million loss in projected fare revenue for the first quarter of its fiscal year...
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New head of MBTA oversight looks at tough job ahead

New head of MBTA oversight looks at tough job ahead

5 days ago   |   WCVB

Some would say Katie Choe picked the short straw, but she says riders will see very clear changes over the course of the next two to five years.
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MBTA Silver Line connection would boost development in Everett, city planner says

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Future development plans in Everett hinge on whether the MBTA moves forward with a Silver Line connection to the city, its transportation planner said. Jay Monty said the...
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Police address safety concerns after MBTA station kidnapping results in rape

Police address safety concerns after MBTA station kidnapping results in rape

7 days ago   |   WCVB

"This is one of the most horrific events that I've ever experienced as a police officer," said the chief of the Quincy Police Department.
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Downtown Crossing stabbing sends 18-year-old to hospital, suspect at large

8 days ago   |   Boston Herald

A young man was stabbed late Saturday night at an MBTA station, and police are looking for a suspect they say may be as young as 16 years old. “There was an altercation last...
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Man arrested after South Station slashing, police say

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Transit cops have cuffed a Medford man who they say slashed another in the face in South Station after an argument. According to the MBTA Transit Police, Hocine Lounici, 38, of...
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Boston man charged with indecently assaulting woman at MBTA station

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

A 24-year-old Boston man was arrested and charged with indecently assaulting a woman at an MBTA station, and a police investigation tied him to a similar incident at the same...
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MBTA shuts down JFK/UMass entrance due to ‘critical structural issue'

12 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The MBTA shut down an entrance to the JFK/UMass station for more than a month due to a “critical structural issue” that was threatening public safety. “During an inspection...
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Georgia runoff to settle last Senate seat

Georgia runoff to settle last Senate seat

Georgia voters are set to decide the final Senate contest in the country, choosing between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker. Read more ...

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Booms, tremors from home explosion in South Carolina felt 15 miles away

Booms, tremors from home explosion in South Carolina felt 15 miles away

A house explosion in Colleton County, South Carolina, that left one man injured could be felt about 15 miles away, according to fire officials. Read more ...

New rift in Kalimian family's escalating legal saga

The Kalimian family melodrama shows no signs of mellowing. Justin Amirian, principal of Eagle Point Properties, has sued his uncle, Albert Kalimian, over the management of... Read more ...

Prehistoric 50-Foot Whale Discovered in Deep Jungle Valley by Accident

The ribs of the near-complete fossil, estimated to be at least 85,000 years old, were seen sticking out of the ground by an archaeologist and a local collector. Read more ...

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Multiple McDonald's Restaurants Caught Violating Child Labor Laws

An investigation by the Department of Labor found child labor violations involving 101 minors at 13 McDonald's locations in the greater Pittsburgh area. Read more ...

Starbucks Customer Attacked With Knife in Random Attack, Video Shows

Police have said they are looking for a white man between the ages of 30 and 40 in relation to the incident. Read more ...

Paul Pelosi attends Kennedy Center Honors in first public appearance since...

Paul Pelosi attends Kennedy Center Honors in first public appearance since attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, made his first public appearance at the Kennedy Center Honors after being brutally attacked in October. Read more ...