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Should companies be required to help workers save some money on MBTA passes?

The transit benefit ordinance, as it’s known in the handful of other US metro areas that have adopted similar rules, would mandate that companies of a certain size let their employees to use pre-tax income to pay for their CharlieCards. 3 hours ago

12-year-old boy seriously injured after snowmobile crash in N.H.

A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured after his snowmobile went off trail and hit a tree in Rochester, New Hampshire Sunday evening, officials said. 3 hours ago

NAMES

Aerosmith, New Kids coming to Fenway on back-to-back nights in September

Two iconic Boston bands, one beloved Boston venue, and a weekend in September. Can you say walk this way to the old ballyard?

15-year-old South Boston boy charged with possessing loaded handgun and drugs

Police said they found heroin, cocaine, and a loaded handgun in the pockets of the teenager's jacket.

Delays reported on MBTA commuter rail due to mechanical issues

A train on the Stoughton line was canceled and another train on the Franklin line was delayed due to mechanical issues Monday morning.

This day in history

Today is Monday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2020. There are 339 days left in the year.

Racist graffiti toward Asian students found in Emerson dorm

Days after swastikas were found drawn in stairwells on campus, Emerson College police were called to a dormitory where derogatory words toward Asian students had been written on doors.

Winchester, N.H., crash kills 47-year-old man, injures four others

A Keene, NH man died after his car crossed the center line along Route 10 and struck a dump truck, police said. All four occupants of the truck sustained serious injuries.

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BEVERLY BECKHAM

Back to the future, where I definitely belong

I’ve been in the thick of these years, immersed in the day-to-day. If I had fallen asleep in 1960 would I recognize the world today?

BLOTTER TALES

Emergency! There’s somebody else’s cardboard box in my recycling bin!

Emergency! There’s somebody else’s cardboard box in my recycling bin!

SCITUATE

Shelter’s new line: kangaroo pouches

The Scituate Animal Shelter has gone global, adding orphaned kangaroos and wallabies to its list of critters that need help.

ESSEX

In Essex, a museum strives to save historic barn

The Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum is nearing its goal of raising the funds required to save an 18th-century barn.

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