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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.
Security Guard Arrested in Westwood for Allegedly Stealing from Retirement Home

Security Guard Arrested in Westwood for Allegedly Stealing from Retirement Home

Frank Tarr was charged on two counts of burglary and two counts of larceny.
Patrick Administration Announces Website for First Time Mass. Homebuyers

Patrick Administration Announces Website for First Time Mass. Homebuyers

MyMassMortgage.org will simplify the home-buying process for first timer buyers in Massachusetts.
Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Patrick made his first comments regarding the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month.
These Are the 50 Most Expensive Communities in Mass.

These Are the 50 Most Expensive Communities in Mass.

A new report found home prices in the state are on the rise.
BJ's Wholesale Club Joins EPA's Food Recovery Challenge

BJ's Wholesale Club Joins EPA's Food Recovery Challenge

The company is the first wholesale club to commit nationwide to EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.
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.
After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

Police cracked down after an incident last month where an unsecured ax flew through the windshield of a trailing car.
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.
New National Game Show Seeks Contestants in Boston Area

New National Game Show Seeks Contestants in Boston Area

A game show that will begin to be syndicated nationally will be coming to the Boston area next weekend looking for contestants.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
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.
Summer Harvest on Beacon Hill

Summer Harvest on Beacon Hill

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
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.
Governor Patrick Signs Gun Safety Legislation

Governor Patrick Signs Gun Safety Legislation

The new bill is part of the goal to create safer communities throughout the state.