Karen Twomey

Ven. Thich Thien Hue is hosting a four-ton Jade Buddha for Universal Peace in Abington. (Karen Twomey/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

4-Ton Buddha Statue On Display In Abington

It has traveled all over the world, but for the next four weeks a giant Buddha statue will call Abington home.

05/28/2015

A sign reminding Brockton residents to boil their water. (WBZ-TV)

Brockton Water Back On, But Boil Order Remains

Water is flowing again but a boil order remains in effect after a massive water main break left Brockton and Whitman without water.

05/28/2015

A Fung Wah bus in 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Fung Wah Unable To Reclaim Boston Location, Likely Ending Operation

Discount bus company Fung Wah was unable to reclaim its Boston location, likely meaning the end of the company’s operation, a spokesman for the company said.

05/26/2015

(Photo credit: Karen Twomey-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Working Homeless On Path To Self-Sufficiency

About a quarter of all homeless people in Boston shelters are working and many more want a job.

05/22/2015

A Pine Street Inn micro-unit in the South End. (Photo by Karen Twomey - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Pine Street Inn’s Micro-Units Life-Changing For Homeless

You’d never know they’re part of the Pine Street Inn’s ever-expanding network of more permanent housing.

05/21/2015

Correctional Officer Dennis Laubner (Photo credit Essex County Sheriff)

Correctional Officer, Inmates Team Up To Save Heroin Overdose Victim’s Life

The correctional officer lost a son to heroin last year.

05/19/2015

Manchester police cruiser. (File photo)

NH Shelter Taking Unique Approach Draws Addicts Across State Lines

Most homeless shelters have a no drug or alcohol policy.

05/19/2015

Scituate in the Blizzard of 2015. (Photo credit: Karen Monaco)

Mayors Combine Forces At Climate Change Preparedness Summit

Officials from a group of cities in the Boston area agreed to combine forces in an effort to be more prepared for the impact of climate change.

05/14/2015

(WBZ-TV)

Families Seeking Answers Sue In Bridgewater Day Care Child Rape Case

A lawsuit has been filed to force the school to provide information.

05/11/2015

Purse secured in shopping cart (File photo credit Leominster police)

Woman’s Wallet Stolen, Thieves Rack Up Over $20,000 In Charges

A New Hampshire woman says thieves stole her wallet and managed to rack up more than $20,000 in charges in about two hours.

05/06/2015

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