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Medford News

Local news for Medford, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

A Medford, Massachusetts man, who caused a three-hour standoff with police after a radio station refused to play his request. The unidentified man pulled out an ax and knives at a radio station in Boston, when they wouldn't play "My Axe" by Insane Clown Posse.

A conference committee of six lawmakers has been laboring behind closed doors for several weeks to address a tax revenue shortfall that has thrown in doubt the assumptions on which the state's $40.3 billion budget is based. The state's new fiscal year began Saturday but the budget impasse won't cause any immediate problems.

Lately, it seems, the city of Boston has been overrun by a collection of entitled youngsters, occupying the trendiest neighborhoods, adhering to strict vegetarian diets, and fornicating at a rate that would make Hugh Hefner blush. No matter where you look these days, you're bound to spot these cotton-tailed city-dwellers making themselves comfortable in the city's backyards, pathways, and streets.

Somerville News

Local news for Somerville, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

The federal immigration boss' threat to flood sanctuary cities with agents is being blasted by Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, who called the threatened surge a waste of resources - while Mayor Martin J. Walsh says he'll "stand strong" with immigrants. Curtatone told the Herald his sanctuary city always cooperates with Immigration and Customs Enforcement when it comes to violent criminals.

Got an idea you think Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran or Richard Branson would like? Better start practicing that pitch.

Somerville and Arlington were hard hit by flash floods as thunderstorms dropped torrents of rain over the area yesterday - stranding cars, lifting manhole covers, and leaving streets impassible. "We had two water rescues," said Arlington police Chief Fred Ryan.

Malden News

Local news for Malden, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

EPA Home A Science Inventory A Modeling Rabbit Responses to Single and Multiple Aerosol Exposures of Bacillus anthracis Spores Bartrand, T., H. Marks, M. Coleman, D. Donahue, S. Hines, J. Comer, AND S. Taft. Modeling Rabbit Responses to Single and Multiple Aerosol Exposures of Bacillus anthracis Spores .

No injuries were reported among firefighters or residents, Malden Deputy Fire Chief Greg Cavalieri said, as investigators continued to search for a cause of the fire at the three-decker at 49 Stearns St. Crews were called at 12:10 p.m., Cavalieri said, and Malden firefighters were eventually joined by firefighters from Somerville, Medford, Everett, Revere, Melrose, Saugus, and Lynn. There was heavy damage to the third floor because of the flames, plus smoke and water damage to the first and second floors of the building, he said.

Lahcen Ezaghdani was partway through his shift Monday when he stopped at the Logan Airport taxi pool to wait for his next fare. As he and many drivers often do, he paused for a few minutes of that time to pray at a covered shelter alongside the pool's main driveway.

Cambridge News

Local news for Cambridge, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

A new method, called expansion pathology , which is a clinically optimized form of expansion microscopy , can be used for pathology and clinical research, according to a report published online July 17 in Nature Biotechnology . Yongxin Zhao, Ph.D., from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, and colleagues describe a clinically optimized form of ExM that supports nanoscale imaging of human tissue specimens that have been fixed with formalin, embedded in paraffin, stained with hematoxylin and eosin, and/or fresh frozen.

Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: Polaroid's larger-than-life 20-by-24-inch film. Neon Photographer Elsa Dorfman is known for her large-format Polaroid portraits, created on 20-by-24-inch instant film, using one of the five cameras originally built by the company, which stopped making the specialized film after it went bankrupt in 2008.

Lyft is nipping at the heels of main competitor Uber in joining the race to bring autonomous vehicles onto the road, but they're doing so with a slightly different - and they say more cost effective - strategy, through partnerships. As the Associated Press reports , Lyft announced the launch of their new Level Five engineering division on Thursday, which will consist of about 200 employees by the end of the year, all based in Palo Alto.

Melrose News

Local news for Melrose, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Barbara was born in Chelsea on November 27, 1932 to William and Agnes Driscoll. She was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School.

Bill was born in Stoneham on July 22, 1932 to Andrew and Mary Crowther. He was raised in Stoneham and graduated from Stoneham High School in 1949.

Marilyn was born in Melrose on June 14, 1930 to Norman and Mary McCann. She was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School in 1948.

Stoneham News

Local news for Stoneham, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Joseph A. Rossino Sr., 86, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully in Peabody on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Joe was born in Everett on July 1, 1931, and was one of six children of the late Sebastian and Mary Rossino.

The town of Stoneham and the city of Melrose are partnering to hold a joint Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, June 24. The event will be held at Stoneham High School, 149 Franklin St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents from both communities are invited to drop off toxic household items that are not allowed to be disposed of in the trash. Proof of residency is required.