Hubway’s offering free bike rides for 24 hours Saturday

Boston-07/28/12. Hubway bikes at the rack in Copley Square in front of the BPL. Boston Globe staff Photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

Boston-07/28/12. Hubway bikes at the rack in Copley Square in front of the BPL. Boston Globe staff Photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

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Hubway’s offering free bike rides for 24 hours Saturday
If you’ve ever wanted to ride a bike around Boston for free, now is your chance. Hubway, Boston’s bike sharing system, is teaming up with Blue Apron, a recipe and ingredient delivery company, to offer free 24-hour passes on Saturday, the company said in a statement Thursday. The free ride day is the first of […]

5 ways you can volunteer on 9/11 Day
Every year, as the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks approached, Cindy McGinty had a hard time figuring out where she should be. Her husband Mike died in the North Tower of the World Trade Center, and the Foxboro resident wasn’t sure how to spend the day. One year, she and her sons went to a […]

Man, 74, killed in rollover crash
Police say a Massachusetts man was killed after the car he was driving veered off the road and rolled over

Ten Commandments monument going back up in New Hampshire
Officials in the New Hampshire city of Somersworth have voted to reinstall the municipality’s controversial Ten Commandments monument to its original location next to City Hall

City Hall Plaza to feature ice skating path, holiday shopping market
City Hall Plaza will soon abandon its sea of bricks and concrete for a wintery facelift. Plans to enhance the plaza for the winter season have been unveiled, the mayor’s office announced in a statement Wednesday. The improvements will include an ice skating path and a European-style holiday shopping market. The Boston Garden Development Corporation, […]

New Hampshire prep school sued over kicking out student who had sex
A New Hampshire prep school criticized for how it has handled sexual misconduct and assault cases is facing a federal lawsuit from the parents of a 15-year-old boy, saying it was wrong to withdraw their son after he had sex with another student

St. George’s abuse victims file complaints about psychologist
Two victims of sexual abuse at the elite Rhode Island boarding school St. George’s have filed complaints with state licensing officials about the school’s former psychologist

Van rolls on I-495 in Merrimac, killing 1, injuring 5
State police say one person was killed and five others were injured when their van full of construction equipment rolled over on Interstate 495 in Merrimac

Worcester bans outdoor watering, limits tap water at restaurants
The second-largest city in drought-stricken Massachusetts has banned outdoor water use and ordered restaurants to stop serving tap water unless a customer requests it

2 dead in I-495 crash in Merrimac
Two males died Thursday morning in a single-vehicle rollover crash on I-495 in Merrimac, state police said in a statement.  Around 7:45 a.m, six males were in a 2004 Ford Econovan traveling north on I-495 when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing the van to roll over onto the median strip, according to […]

Unruly passenger causes flight to be diverted to Logan
A British Airways flight was diverted to Logan Airport in Boston Thursday afternoon due to an unruly passenger, according to Massachusetts State Police. The incident occurred around 4:15 p.m., and the passenger, a 24-year-old man from Glasgow, Scotland, was allegedly interfering with the flight crew before he was removed at 4:45 p.m., police said. The suspect was […]

Navy’s futuristic destroyer makes port call in Rhode Island
The U.S. Navy’s futuristic Zumwalt destroyer has arrived in Rhode Island for its first port visit since leaving the shipyard to join the fleet

Boston University student struck, killed by train
A 17-year-old Boston University student has been struck and killed by a commuter train in Boston

Charges dropped against man who took woman from nursing home
Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Florida man who in May took a friend from a long-term care facility in Massachusetts

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station shut down for mechanical issue
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station was shut down for the second time in roughly three weeks following a mechanical issue at the Plymouth plant

Southern New England still facing rough waters after Hermine
Southern New England beaches were still facing dangerous rip tides and high surf Tuesday, after Hermine’s passing, according to the National Weather Service.  The tropical storm warning was lifted Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. for Massachusetts and Rhode Island, but the National Weather Service still warned of the potentially dangerous conditions through Wednesday. [11am] BREAKING: Tropical […]

Boston firefighters to escort piece of World Trade Center steel from 9/11 to New Hampshire
A group of Boston firefighters and first responders will escort a piece of steel from the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center on Wednesday morning, according to a series of tweets from the Boston Fire Department. The motorcade for the steel, which will be led by a group of bikers, mostly retired New York […]

Police: 22 phones simultaneously stolen by mob of teens at Hingham Apple store
Hingham police are investigating an “organized retail theft incident” that ended with 22 phones stolen from an Apple store Monday, the department said in a statement posted to Facebook. At around 5:40 p.m., police said eight to 10 suspects simultaneously stole 22 phones from the displays at the Apple Store in the Derby Street Shoppes, and […]

Offshore wind firms agree to use New Bedford terminal
Three companies have agreed to use a New Bedford facility as a staging area for future offshore wind projects

European proposal to ban American lobsters to move forward

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