Police in the central Massachusetts town of Westminster are advising people to be on the lookout for a roaming water buffalo that escaped from a farm exhibit overnight. However, police said in a statement that people should not try to approach or capture the animal.
The forums are part of an effort by the attorney general’s office to help state, local, regional and county public bodies understand and comply with the requirements of the law.
Under the “Seniors Save” program, eligible homeowners will receive a $3,500 grant toward upgrades to their heating systems.
Five people were shot, one fatally, in three separate shootings early Saturday morning in Dorchester, officials said.
A year ago today, ousted Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas was reinstated after a weeks-long employee walkout and customer boycott calling for his return.
Emily Bazelon said the jury, which convicted 19-year-old Owen Labrie on three counts of misdemeanor sexual assault on a 15-year-old classmate but acquitted him on felony rape charges, did not come down clearly on either side.
The ruling could have broad implications for about 40 other communities with similar restrictions.