How long will inflation last? – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Economic and market expert Peter Cohan from Babson College sat down with WBZ-TV’s Jon Keller to discuss the current economy. Inflation has been making headlines for weeks. How long will it last? “We are in this for a matter of years,” Cohan believes. The lecturer and author also explained whether the country … Read more

Man in Hanson approached children, asked them to get in his van, police warn – CBS Boston

HANSON (CBS) – Hanson Police have issued a warning about a suspicious man who approached children Saturday morning and asked them to get inside his van. The incident happened around 9:50 am on Whitman Street. Police said a 911 caller reported his son and a friend, who are under 12, were approached by a man … Read more

‘Several arrests’ made on Hampton Beach for disorderly conduct, alcohol offenses – CBS Boston

HAMPTON, NH (CBS) – Hampton, New Hampshire Police say they needed to make “several arrests” on the beach Friday. Multiple large groups formed on the beach and fights were breaking out, police said. When officers told people to disperse, the behavior continued and started to disrupt traffic on Ocean Boulevard. READ MORE: Hundreds gather for … Read more

FTA ‘extremely concerned’ with MBTA’s safety issues, plans inspection – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – The Federal Transit Administration wrote a letter to MBTA general manager Steve Poftak criticizing the organization’s safety protocol after a man died on the Red Line last month. The man’s arm got stuck in a door and he was dragged about 105 feet. “The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is extremely concerned,” the … Read more

Son Throws First Pitch At Fenway In Honor Of Donny Bowes, Beloved Red Sox Security Supervisor – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Matt Bowes threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park on Sunday’s Red Sox vs. White Sox game. It was in honor of his father, Donny Bowes, who was hit and killed by a car in March. Donny was a beloved longtime security staffer at Fenway. The 58-year-old is remembered for … Read more

MBTA Extends Blue Line Suspension Between Airport And Bowdoin Stations – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – A portion of the Blue Line will remain closed longer than anticipated, the MBTA announced Sunday. For two weeks, the Blue Line has been closed between the Airport and Bowdoin stations. Service was supposed to resume on Monday, but now the suspension runs through Friday. READ MORE: Keller @ Large: Sen. Elizabeth … Read more

2 Dead After Crash Sends Car Into Nipmuc Pond In Mendon – CBS Boston

MENDON (CBS) – Two people were killed in a car crash in Mendon on Friday night. It happened around 10:30 pm off Route 16. One car ended up in the water of the Nipmuc Pond and the occupants of that car died, according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office. READ MORE: Freetown Police Department … Read more

Historic Boston Swan Boats Have Been Operated By One Family For 145 Years – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – The historic Swan Boats have just begun their 145th Season in Boston’s Public Garden. The boats hold a special place in the hearts of New Englanders who have memories of riding them with their parents, with their children, and even their grandchildren. One family – the Paget family – has exclusively operated … Read more

‘Don’t Know How Else You Look At It’ – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined Jon Keller this week to discuss a range of political topics. Warren had previously called GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy a liar and traitor after newly-released audio recordings of his private remarks showed he thought President Trump should resign over the January 6 riot. READ MORE: Children Reporting Mental … Read more

I-Team Gets Repairs Made On Dangerous Pedestrian Bridge In Revere – CBS Boston

REVERE (CBS) – If you’ve ever been to Revere Beach, you might have noticed what looks like a small Zakim Bridge. It’s known as the Markey Bridge and it’s a pedestrian walkway from the Blue Line Wonderland MBTA station to Revere Beach. But locals say there’s a problem. “The gap on the bridge is another … Read more