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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.
Youth and Adult Tennis Clinics

Youth and Adult Tennis Clinics

Come join our USTA Professional Lanell Beckles for some fun youth and adult tennis clinics!
Rare Glimpse of Northern Lights May be Visible Friday Night

Rare Glimpse of Northern Lights May be Visible Friday Night

The Aurora Borealis may possibly be seen in Massachusetts and parts of southern New England on Friday night, Sept. 12.
Majority of Classes Begin Next Week! Register Today

Majority of Classes Begin Next Week! Register Today

You didn't miss your chance yet to register for our exciting new recreation programs. Please visit www.hwrecreation.com to register!
After Cool, Dry Finish, Summer Ends with Wettest July 4th Ever

After Cool, Dry Finish, Summer Ends with Wettest July 4th Ever

Meteorological summer has ended, with rain far below average and temperatures on par with historical averages.
Mass. Animals: Vet Faces Cruelty Charges; Boxer Bash, Veggie Events Planned; Gov. Visits NEADS

Mass. Animals: Vet Faces Cruelty Charges; Boxer Bash, Veggie Events Planned; Gov. Visits NEADS

This weekly animal column focuses on issues surrounding animal welfare in Massachusetts.
MA Patch Weekly: Northborough Soldier Killed in Afghanistan; Shark Attacks Kayakers; Former Mass. Man Thought to Be Helping ISIS with Social

MA Patch Weekly: Northborough Soldier Killed in Afghanistan; Shark Attacks Kayakers; Former Mass. Man Thought to Be Helping ISIS with Social

Plus, 1.2 million residents were compromised by data thefts last year and Plymouth Police finds child porn, guns and mass murder plan.
Power to be Restored Saturday Night in Hamilton

Power to be Restored Saturday Night in Hamilton

Three dozen homes in Hamilton lost power during Saturday evening's thunderstorm.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued, Winds up to 60 mph

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued, Winds up to 60 mph

A severe thunderstorm was issued by the National Weather Service on Saturday evening.
Storm Contains Hail, 40 mph Wind

Storm Contains Hail, 40 mph Wind

Hail and strong winds are part of a storm moving through Hamilton and Wenham on Saturday afternoon.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect, Strong Wind, Hail, Flooding Rain Possible

Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect, Strong Wind, Hail, Flooding Rain Possible

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for most of southern New England for Saturday afternoon and evening.
Flash Flooding, Damaging Winds Possible Saturday Afternoon, Evening

Flash Flooding, Damaging Winds Possible Saturday Afternoon, Evening

Heavy rain and severe storms are possible on Saturday afternoon and evening as a cold front moves across New England.
MA Patch Daily: Former Mass. Man Believed to be Helping ISIS; Shark Attacks Kayakers; Millions of Mass. Residents Had Their Personal Data Compromised

MA Patch Daily: Former Mass. Man Believed to be Helping ISIS; Shark Attacks Kayakers; Millions of Mass. Residents Had Their Personal Data Compromised

Plus, a citation was dropped against a man who created a Transformers police car and the Charles River gets a positive water quality rating.
Wading Pool to be Replaced, Splash Pad Added

Wading Pool to be Replaced, Splash Pad Added

The state-operated wading pool at Bradley Palmer State Park in Hamilton will be "modernized."
MA Patch Daily: Stressed High School Students Ask For Relief; Police Find Child Porn and 'Mass Murder' Plot; Mass. Doctor Infected With Ebola Virus

MA Patch Daily: Stressed High School Students Ask For Relief; Police Find Child Porn and 'Mass Murder' Plot; Mass. Doctor Infected With Ebola Virus

Plus, CVS is changing its name and ending tobacco sales and police in multiple communities are looking for the public's help.
MA Patch Daily: Health Care Costs on the Rise; Ted 2 Filming; Kittens Rescued From Construction Site

MA Patch Daily: Health Care Costs on the Rise; Ted 2 Filming; Kittens Rescued From Construction Site

Plus, local kids help rescue an injured swan and a state tax amnesty program kicks off.
Strong Thunderstorms Could Move in Tuesday

Strong Thunderstorms Could Move in Tuesday

Heat index values are also expected to soar Tuesday afternoon.
MA Patch Weekly: Market Basket Getting Back to Normal, UMass Prank at BC, Sunfish Mistaken for Shark Closes Beach

MA Patch Weekly: Market Basket Getting Back to Normal, UMass Prank at BC, Sunfish Mistaken for Shark Closes Beach

Plus, two plead guilty in 2010 shooting and man charged with sex trafficking of teen.
Small Steams Prone to Flooding Sunday Night

Small Steams Prone to Flooding Sunday Night

An urban and small stream flood advisory was issued Sunday night.
MBTA Ridership Up, Even After Fare Hike

MBTA Ridership Up, Even After Fare Hike

The MBTA has released its latest ridership data, which shows an increase in riders in the month following a 5 percent fare increase.