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Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

'Strike for Vanessa' Self-Defense Workshop

'Strike for Vanessa' Self-Defense Workshop

the Vanessa T. Marcotte Foundation will host its second 'STRIKE for Vanessa' self-defense and empowerment workshop. The Massachusetts native was killed while out for a...">At Northeastern University this Sunday, the Vanessa T. Marcotte Foundation will host its second 'STRIKE for Vanessa' self-defense and empowerment workshop. The Massachusetts native was killed while out for a...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 08:11 PM EDT

Host Looks Ahead to Boston St. Patrick's Day Breakfast

Host Looks Ahead to Boston St. Patrick's Day Breakfast

The Boston St. Patrick's Breakfast will be held Sunday in South Boston. New host Sen. Nick Collins, D-South Boston, joins Sue O'Connell to talk about why it's still relevant, trying to be humorous in an age...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 08:09 PM EDT

The Images Captured by Mark Garfinkel

The Images Captured by Mark Garfinkel

NBC10 Boston and necn videographer and photojournalist Mark Garfinkel shares some of his more dazzling images captured over the winter.

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 08:44 PM EDT

Pine Street Inn Proposes Permanent Housing Complex in

Pine Street Inn Proposes Permanent Housing Complex in

It's a proposal that could provide permanent supportive housing for Boston's homeless population and also provide some affordable housing for low-to-middle-income residents. The Pine Street Inn is teaming with a...

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 07:41 PM EDT

Arrest of Undocumented Worker Raises Questions About BPD Relationship With ICE

Arrest of Undocumented Worker Raises Questions About BPD Relationship With ICE

There are a ton of questions about the handling of an undocumented construction worker who was severely injured on the job for his Boston-based company. That company then reported to the Boston Police Department...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

'Women Who Walk the Talk' Event at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

'Women Who Walk the Talk' Event at  Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

An event at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner museum honors and celebrates more than 30 white female leaders who are "Woke White Women" who work to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion. Colette...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 07:37 PM EDT

Six Months After the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions

Six Months After the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions

Six months after the gas explosions in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera joins us to discuss how impacted residents and businesses are recovering.

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 07:34 PM EDT

MBTA Board Approves Fare Increase

MBTA Board Approves Fare Increase

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Fiscal and Management Control Board voted Monday to raise fares on the commuter rail and subway system. State Rep. Tommy Vitolo, who opposes the fare increase and...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 07:42 PM EDT

Report Raises Questions About Source of Trahan Campaign Money

Report Raises Questions About Source of Trahan Campaign Money

Freshman Massachusetts Congresswoman Lori Trahan faces questions about the source of a late infusion of cash into her successful campaign. Did she break campaign finance laws? Mo Cunningham, University of...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Sue's Take on 'Tim Apple'

Sue's Take on 'Tim Apple'

Sue provides her take on President Donald Trump's unusually strong defense of his minor public snafu calling Apple CEO Tim Cook "Tim Apple." He's blaming the issue on the media but it was caught on...

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