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MA Patch Daily: Hero Who Died After Helping People Escape Fire Identified, Educational Center Employee Charged with Child Porn, Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint

MA Patch Daily: Hero Who Died After Helping People Escape Fire Identified, Educational Center Employee Charged with Child Porn, Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint

Plus, a Louisiana man was arraigned in connection with a hit and run and a Newton man won an Emmy for a Jimi Hendrix film.
Farmer's Almanac: 'Super-Cold' Winter Coming for Mass.

Farmer's Almanac: 'Super-Cold' Winter Coming for Mass.

Snowfall will be below average, however.
Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Free Vaccinations to Prevent Deadly Virus in Dogs

Free Vaccinations to Prevent Deadly Virus in Dogs

Vaccination clinics began on Thursday, Aug. 21 and will last until Sunday, Aug. 24.
MA Patch Daily: Hero Dies After Helping Residents Escape Huge Fire, Governor Speaks Out About Police-Involved Shootings, Security Guard Charged With Stealing From Retirement Home

MA Patch Daily: Hero Dies After Helping Residents Escape Huge Fire, Governor Speaks Out About Police-Involved Shootings, Security Guard Charged With Stealing From Retirement Home

Plus, Wellesley puts into place a boil water notice and Brookline Police commended for defusing a potentially "deadly" traffic stop.
MA Patch Daily: Life According to Sam Wins Emmy, Top Chef is Coming to Boston, Slain Journalist Spoke at Framingham School in 2011

MA Patch Daily: Life According to Sam Wins Emmy, Top Chef is Coming to Boston, Slain Journalist Spoke at Framingham School in 2011

Plus, a new bill looks to protect victims of domestic violence and their pets and a local chief addresses the "militarization" of police.
Want to Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard or Kayak?

Want to Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard or Kayak?

Open to surrounding communities, the town of Tewksbury and Still River Outfitters to offer lessons on Long Pond in Tewksbury.
MA Patch Daily: Dalai Lama Coming to Boston, Man Gored by Bull, Malden Man Charged in Quadruple Shooting

MA Patch Daily: Dalai Lama Coming to Boston, Man Gored by Bull, Malden Man Charged in Quadruple Shooting

Plus, an Allston man was charged in a fatal car crash and Dine Out Boston is here.
How to Post on Patch

How to Post on Patch

Welcome back! Here’s what you need to know to start posting on Patch again.
Registry Upgrade to Interrupt MassRMV Website on Sunday

Registry Upgrade to Interrupt MassRMV Website on Sunday

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles website has maintenance scheduled for Sunday.
MA Patch Daily: Market Basket Workers Reject Orders to Take Down Boycott Signs, Police Raid Leads to Four Arrests, State Seizes Restaurant

MA Patch Daily: Market Basket Workers Reject Orders to Take Down Boycott Signs, Police Raid Leads to Four Arrests, State Seizes Restaurant

Plus, police are looking for a man who was peeking through an apartment window and a Wilmington man was killed in a motorcycle crash.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Remembering Robin Williams' Connection to Boston

Remembering Robin Williams' Connection to Boston

Williams, who died this week, received an Oscar for his work in the Boston-based film "Good Will Hunting."
Heavy Rain Expected Tuesday Night, Wednesday

Heavy Rain Expected Tuesday Night, Wednesday

The area should see 1-2 inches of rainfall from an “unusually strong weather system for August,” according to the National Weather Service.
Gas Prices Continue Dropping

Gas Prices Continue Dropping

The price for regular, self-serve unleaded gasoline dropped by 6 cents per gallon this week.
Mass. Animal: Senator Gets Humane Award, Dentist Fixes (Tiger's) Teeth, Chicken Killer Had 'Rage'

Mass. Animal: Senator Gets Humane Award, Dentist Fixes (Tiger's) Teeth, Chicken Killer Had 'Rage'

This weekly column features news about Massachusetts animals.
Perseid Meteor Shower, Extra-Super Supermoon Vie for Skywatchers' Attention

Perseid Meteor Shower, Extra-Super Supermoon Vie for Skywatchers' Attention

The Perseids, which produce fast and bright meteors that frequently leave trains, peak Aug. 11-13.
How to Follow Patch on Mobile

How to Follow Patch on Mobile

Say goodbye to the Patch app and hello to the new, mobile-friendly Patch.com.
MA Patch Daily: Woman Sues Whole Foods Over Yogurt, Layoffs at Market Basket, Man Arrested for Doing Naked Yardwork

MA Patch Daily: Woman Sues Whole Foods Over Yogurt, Layoffs at Market Basket, Man Arrested for Doing Naked Yardwork

Plus, a Burlington man was convicted of aggravated rape of a child and a Newton man was charged with leaving a dog in a hot car.