Governor Deval Patrick says he is considering a request from the White House about whether Massachusetts can shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation’s southern border illegally.
“We need to understand the scope of what it is that we are being asked to do, but I can tell you personally that I don’t think as a commonwealth that we can turn away and turn our backs to children who are coming from desperate situations,” Patrick told reporters.
Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook We had a few days in the trenches with scattered severe weather, downed trees, flash flooding, and many towns seeing over 3″ of rainfall (about a month’s worth) […]
After days of living in the tropics, relief is so close you can almost reach out and touch it. Now we aren’t quite there just yet, in fact the cold front is moving through Central […]
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The air certainly feels different today with dew points in the lower 70s…there is ample moisture surging northward up the Eastern Seaboard a key ingredient for strong to severe thunderstorms. Another ingredient is the sun…it heats the air near the ground so that it can rise into the sky forming towering thunderheads.
Federal prosecutors continue to smear House Speaker Robert DeLeo as casually as internet trolls drop their slander in an online comments section.
Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Great infographic from the National Weather Service out of New York I saw this infographic posted by NWS New York yesterday and thought it provided a lot of […]
A Cambridge father is defending his decision to take his two children climbing on Western Europe’s highest mountain, after the group survived an avalanche.
Patrick Sweeney, his 11-year-old daughter Shannon and his 9-year-old son Patrick, were a few thousand feet from reaching the summit two weeks ago in an area locals call the “Corridor of Death”, when the family heard a hissing noise.
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