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Concord Woman Struck by Lightning Dies

Concord Woman Struck by Lightning Dies

Marianne Mellnick was struck by lightning at Crane Beach in Ipswich Sept. 6. Her friend also died.

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Average Concord Property Tax Bill Is $12,249

Average Concord Property Tax Bill Is $12,249

The Boston Business Journal analyzed property tax rates across the state.

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Concord Woman Struck by Lightning Dies

Concord Woman Struck by Lightning Dies

Marianne Mellnick was struck by lightning at Crane Beach in Ipswich Sept. 6. Her friend also died.
Average Concord Property Tax Bill Is $12,249

Average Concord Property Tax Bill Is $12,249

The Boston Business Journal analyzed property tax rates across the state.
New Mass. Home on the Market Has 4,000-Bottle Wine Cellar

New Mass. Home on the Market Has 4,000-Bottle Wine Cellar

This Weston mega-mansion is for sale for $24 million.
MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

Plus, Boston firefighters battle a major fire and a man is charged with allegedly secretly filming women in a public restroom.
Inside Primary Night in Mass.

Inside Primary Night in Mass.

State House News Service's recap and analysis of the week in state government.
Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Yelp's Top 10 Chinese Food Spots in Massachusetts

Yelp's Top 10 Chinese Food Spots in Massachusetts

Did your favorite place make the cut?
10 Open Houses in Concord This Weekend

10 Open Houses in Concord This Weekend

Check out local listings from our partners at Zillow.
Northern Lights Visible in New England Friday Night

Northern Lights Visible in New England Friday Night

The Aurora Borealis may possibly be seen in Massachusetts and parts of southern New England on Friday night, Sept. 12.
MassDOT Targets 8 Sites in 'Infra-Space' Redevelopment Program

MassDOT Targets 8 Sites in 'Infra-Space' Redevelopment Program

The project seeks to improve space under elevated roads, bridges, and viaducts.
MA Patch Daily: Remembering 9/11; Stoughton Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident; Boston Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

MA Patch Daily: Remembering 9/11; Stoughton Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident; Boston Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

Plus, public health officials raise West Nile Virus risk threat in some Middlesex County communities.
Remembering 9/11: The American Landscape Then and Now

Remembering 9/11: The American Landscape Then and Now

Thirteen years later, Americans are still on high alert about terror and national security.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
Sept. 11: A Day That Will Never Be Forgotten

Sept. 11: A Day That Will Never Be Forgotten

My 10th anniversary Sept. 11 Patch column ... It was a busy news day ... and then, I lost someone I knew.
In Viral Rant, Boston Townie Says College Kids Will Be Contained to 'Places Like Concord'

In Viral Rant, Boston Townie Says College Kids Will Be Contained to 'Places Like Concord'

Kim Costa is not happy for the start of college in Boston.
MA Patch Daily: Political Newcomer Beats Long-time Incumbent; A Rant About College Students Goes Viral; NJ Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

MA Patch Daily: Political Newcomer Beats Long-time Incumbent; A Rant About College Students Goes Viral; NJ Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

Plus, Massachusetts is one of the best places to have a baby and a team of students study whale mucus to see how it may determine stress.
Mass. One of 10 Best States to Have a Baby, Report Says

Mass. One of 10 Best States to Have a Baby, Report Says

The Bay State was ranked No. 8 on WalletHub's "Best and Worst States to Have a Baby" survey.
How Did Concord Vote in the State Primary?

How Did Concord Vote in the State Primary?

In the governor's race, voters chose Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker as the Democratic and Republican nominees, respectively.
Deborah B. Goldberg of Brookline wins Democratic Primary for State Treasurer

Deborah B. Goldberg of Brookline wins Democratic Primary for State Treasurer

Deborah B. Goldberg, former Brookline selectwoman, will take on the Republican Michael J. Heffernan in November
Coakley, Baker Win State Primary; Will Face Off for Gov. in November

Coakley, Baker Win State Primary; Will Face Off for Gov. in November

Democratic candidate Steven Grossman conceded to Coakley Tuesday night.