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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.
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.
Go Out for Suppah This Week: Dine Out Boston is Here

Go Out for Suppah This Week: Dine Out Boston is Here

Restaurant specials are on the menu for Beantown from Aug. 17-22 and Aug. 24-29.
MA Patch Weekly: Remembering Robin Williams' Connection to Boston, Maserati Turned Into 'Transformers' Police Car, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

MA Patch Weekly: Remembering Robin Williams' Connection to Boston, Maserati Turned Into 'Transformers' Police Car, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Plus, a group sues Boston to stop installing sidewalk ramps and a new local bylaw restricts sex offenders.
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MA Patch Daily: Maserati Turned Into 'Transformers' Police Car, Tainted Beef at Whole Foods, Data Breach at Two Supermarkets

MA Patch Daily: Maserati Turned Into 'Transformers' Police Car, Tainted Beef at Whole Foods, Data Breach at Two Supermarkets

Plus, the man who started the Ice Bucket Challenge gets doused at Fenway and two men were were charged with selling counterfeit items.
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.
MassDOT Selects #DOTspeak Safety Message Winners

MassDOT Selects #DOTspeak Safety Message Winners

Residents used social media platforms to submit creative safety slogan ideas.
MA Patch Daily: Serial Bank Robber Sought, Governor Signs Gun Legislation, Hospital Fined for Environmental Violations

MA Patch Daily: Serial Bank Robber Sought, Governor Signs Gun Legislation, Hospital Fined for Environmental Violations

Plus, a repeat drunk driver is arrested after stealing and crashing a car and a drug raid leads to three arrests.
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.
MA Patch Daily: Remembering Robin Williams' Connection to Boston, Maryland Man Charged With Attempted Murder, New Bylaw Restricts Sex Offenders

MA Patch Daily: Remembering Robin Williams' Connection to Boston, Maryland Man Charged With Attempted Murder, New Bylaw Restricts Sex Offenders

Plus, a man was charged in a Craigslist child sex sting and heavy rain is expected Tuesday night and Wednesday.
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.
MA Patch Daily: Ethel Kennedy Wants President to Dump Ice On His Head, A Weird Police Call in Waltham, Robbery Suspect Caught Thanks to Social Media

MA Patch Daily: Ethel Kennedy Wants President to Dump Ice On His Head, A Weird Police Call in Waltham, Robbery Suspect Caught Thanks to Social Media

Plus, an Avon man is still missing after an alleged kidnapping and a North Shore community is mourning the house of a young girl.
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.
MA Patch Weekly: Most Dangerous Cities, Fake Veteran Arrested for Panhandling, Fired Trooper Could Get Pension

MA Patch Weekly: Most Dangerous Cities, Fake Veteran Arrested for Panhandling, Fired Trooper Could Get Pension

Plus, Taylor Swift makes a surprise visit with a Children's Hospital patient and migrant children are not coming to Mass. after all.
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