Police & Fire
Tamerlan Tsarnaev reportedly purchased two large mortar kits that may have been used to build the bombs detonated on April 15.
The "second suspect" in the Boston Marathon bombing is in police custody. He had been surrounded in a boat sitting in a Watertown backyard.
The student was reportedly watching the race with two other students.
People across New England and the nation are wondering what they can do to assist the victims.
Tell us what you think in the comments below.
The forum is set for Tuesday at Stonehill College.
Two Democrats and three Republicans submitted the needed 10,000 names.
Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and other big-name Republicans are hosting a fundraiser for the possible 2016 GOP presidential hopeful.
Locations include Boston, Lowell, New Bedford, Worcester and Springfield.
The bill eases portions of the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Advertise on Patch and reach potential customers in your backyard and beyond. Click here for more information.
Learn more »
If you want to help local causes, or your cause needs local help, your next click should be right here.
Learn more »
Enter your tip here and it will be sent straight to
Local Editor David Ertischek, Chris Helms, Editor Cate Lecuyer, and Jake O'Donnell,
Beacon Hill Patch's (incredibly grateful)
Beacon Hill news, events, and deals sent to you daily and breaking news as it happens.
See more options
You’re now signed up!