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Orange Line train came dangerously close to track workers on March 1, MBTA reports

The incident is the latest in a long series of “near-miss” incidents on the T's subway system.

Boston school bus driver who crashed into Dorchester house told authorities brakes failed, police report says

The school bus driver who crashed her vehicle Monday into a house in Dorchester told authorities that her brakes failed, according to a Boston police incident report.

Man shot to death on highway in ‘apparent-car-to-car shooting’ in Chicopee, police say

A 35-year-old man was fatally shot Tuesday night on a Chicopee highway, according to State Police.

Need some trees trimmed? Time for the helicopter with the massive saw.

Eversource is deploying a low-flying plane equipped with a massive saw to cut away tree limbs near its power lines in central and western Massachusetts, the utility said Tuesday.

Nervousness, suspicion, and cautious optimism among Mattapan’s Blue Hill Ave. businesses about center bus lanes

“We will work with the business community in our block-by-block planning to ensure that the spaces near their establishments match their needs,” a city transportation department spokesperson said.

MBTA Green Line service resumes after derailment near Kenmore

Green Line service resumed early Saturday evening, hours after a westbound Green Line trolley derailed west of the platform at Kenmore station just before 9 a.m., the MBTA said.

MBTA Silver Line extension through Everett to Sullivan Square moves closer to reality

This extension is expected to cost $95 million, and design and construction could take around five years.

MBTA progress on eliminating all slow zones with subway shutdowns stalled in February

In December and January, the T made repairs at a record pace eliminating "slow zones." But in February, the program took a step backwards.