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Mass. Animals: Assessment of City Shelter 'Bleak'

Mass. Animals: Assessment of City Shelter 'Bleak'

This weekly column features on animal issues in Massachusetts.
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.
Wellesley Swim Assoc. to Host Summer Clinic, Team Tryouts

Wellesley Swim Assoc. to Host Summer Clinic, Team Tryouts

The sessions will be open to athletes from surrounding towns.
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.
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.
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.
Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Nominate the coach or mentor who made a difference in your life to win a prize package from Patch.
Needham Dentist Fixes Teeth ... of Tigers, Bears, Lemurs

Needham Dentist Fixes Teeth ... of Tigers, Bears, Lemurs

This dentist had some different kinds of patients this past week, keeping wildlife healthy.
These Are the 10 Most Dangerous Cities in Mass.

These Are the 10 Most Dangerous Cities in Mass.

Chelsea topped a list complied by Law Media.
Mass. Animals: Stiffer Penalties for Cruelty; Reporting Sea Turtles

Mass. Animals: Stiffer Penalties for Cruelty; Reporting Sea Turtles

This weekly column focuses on animal issues in Massachusetts.
Needham Rides the Pan-Mass Challenge for Dana-Farber

Needham Rides the Pan-Mass Challenge for Dana-Farber

This weekend, more than 60 riders join this popular fundraiser to raise money to battle cancer.
Charles River Center Receives Grant from Dedham Institution for Savings

Charles River Center Receives Grant from Dedham Institution for Savings

Charles River Center Receives $10,000 Grant from Dedham Institution for Savings Foundation