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Students At Roxbury School Hope For Visit From President Obama

BOSTON (CBS) – A school for underprivileged kids in Roxbury is reaching for the top, hoping the president will join in their celebration of good role models. 191 more words


Driver In Wild High-Speed Chase Was Attempting 'Suicide By Cop'

WEST ROXBURY (CBS) — A wild high-speed chase that ran through several towns and Route 128 ended Wednesday morning with one man taken into custody in West Roxbury. 787 more words


Humpback Whale Washes Onto Duxbury Beach

DUXBURY (CBS) – Crews removed a dead humpback whale that washed onto Duxbury Beach Wednesday morning.

Around 10:30 a.m., a tractor was brought in to move the massive whale carcass. 103 more words


Boston Health Care For The Homeless Opens Safe Room For Heroin Users

BOSTON (CBS) —  Boston’s Health Care for the Homeless provides medical treatment to an estimated 12,000 homeless people each year. Providers have now turned a conference room in their Albany Street building into a critical care unit for individuals who have shot heroin. 144 more words


Brush Fire Spreads Close To Several Norfolk Homes

NORFOLK (CBS) – Firefighters worked Friday afternoon to push back a brush fire that came close to several Norfolk homes.

Smoke could be seen pouring into the air from a large wooded area behind several homes on Perigo Lane. 167 more words


Mass. Fire Officials Concerned About Brush Fires This Spring

KINGSTON (CBS) — It’s the start of the brush fire season in Massachusetts, but this year forestry officials are unusually worried.

Plymouth County Fire Warden Mike Marquardt is tasked with keeping an eye on the Myles Standish State Forest, which encompasses 20,000 acres. 106 more words