Joe Dwinell, Boston Herald

Joe Dwinell

Boston Herald

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Recent articles by Joe:

Seaplane soars above traffic as Boston-to-New York City gets closer than ever

The bumper-to-bumper traffic is someone else’s problem as you lift off from Boston Harbor on a 1-hour journey that brings you a few docks down from the United Nations. → Read More

Katherine Clark looking to replace Nancy Pelosi in the U.S. House

The 5th District congresswoman, now the assistant speaker, announced this morning she's running for House Whip -- since the Republicans are the majority and Kevin McCarthy will be the Speaker. → Read More

Twitter calls out Biden’s fake news on Social Security

Twitter added a "context" note to the claim Biden deserved the credit for an 8.7% hike coming in the New Year for Social Security recipients. The only problem, Twitter explained correctly, is rampant inflation is driving that hike. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee heritage claims possible Supreme Court affirmative action example

Did Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito reference Elizabeth Warren's Cherokee heritage claims this week? It sure sounded that way Monday as the court wrestled with "race conscious" admissions policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. → Read More

Cape Cod man accused of murdering his mother and setting her on fire is dead

Adam Howe "suffered a medical emergency in his cell this weekend" and was pronounced dead at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, the sheriff's office said. Howe was being held in the Ash Street Jail in New Bedford. → Read More

Massachusetts GOP members seek help from national party in rift over auditor’s race

The deep rift within the MassGOP just widened with 36 party members signing on to a letter sent to RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel asking her to step in and help with the Nov. 8 general election. → Read More

Boston police officer praised for ‘extreme professionalism’ for not firing back at gunman

A city police officer is being hailed for his bravery and “terrific professionalism” for calling for backup instead of shooting a suspect who opened fire on him Sunday evening. → Read More

Climate activists block commute around Boston; state police arrest at least 5, more arrested in Boston

UPDATE: State Police report they have already "arrested 5" of the protesters as they blocked the ramp from Leverett Circle to I-93. They've left Summer Street. Police are monitoring Rte. 128 and others are marching to the Seaport. → Read More

Suspected serial rapist busted by Boston sex assualt unit

A Quincy man wanted for four alleged rapes dating back to 2003, 2005 and 2006 has been caught and faces arraignment Tuesday, police said. → Read More

‘Disgusting’ plea deal could be in works for 9/11 mastermind in Guantanamo Bay

“This is not justice for the 3,000 people who died that day and the many more who have since. This is a joke,” said Debra Burlingame, whose brother was one of the pilots killed on 9/11. → Read More

Ballot question seeking to overturn law granting driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants approved

The state Elections Division has ruled a question seeking to overturn the new immigrant license law has made it on the Nov. 8 ballot. → Read More

From the Archives: The late, great George Frazier

Your Herald archivist is on a mission in search of the soul of George Frazier. → Read More

Liz Cheney hints she may run for president after crushing primary loss

The Wyoming GOP rep told the “Today” show this morning she could jump into the presidential race anytime. → Read More

MBTA overtime on the fast track; $199,000 top OT earner with others closing

The T has roared past all other agencies in overtime doled out so far this year -- with six employees dominating the state's Top 10 OT list, according to the state Comptroller's office. → Read More

From the Archives: Bill Russell’s 11 NBA championship pages

All 11 of Bill Russell’s NBA championship pages from the Boston Herald archives: → Read More

President Biden in dead heat with Pete Buttigieg in NH poll in mock 2024 run

The Democratic polls pitching ahead to the 2024 presidential race are popping for anyone but President Biden. → Read More

What would you do if you won the $1B Mega Millions? Take our poll.

A giant Mega Millions lottery jackpot ballooned to $1.02 billion after no one matched all six numbers Tuesday night and won the top prize. → Read More

Trump, Pence both stop in Washington with 2024 on their radar

“It was a catastrophe that election. A disgrace to our country,” Trump said about 2020 according to the Associated Press. “We may just have to do it again.” → Read More

AG Maura Healey faces federal lawsuit over petition to overturn licenses for illegal immigrants

MassGOP is taking state Attorney General Maura Healey to federal court for being "suspiciously silent" on the reported harassment of signature collectors looking to overturn the law granting illegal immigrants driver's licenses. → Read More

Jaylen Brown goes deep into summer workouts [+See video]

Jaylen Brown, who was red hot in the NBA Finals, is taking his summer workouts to new depths. → Read More