Local Headlines: September 18, 2019
Which Industries Are Hiring the Most in Boston?
Moneypenny conducted an analysis of LinkedIn data to determine which sectors were hiring the most across the largest U.S. cities. In Boston, the industries with the most open job postings are healthcare and construction. [Moneypenny]
Worcester Teen Escapes Attempted Kidnapping.
A 16-year-old girl was walking home after getting off the school bus when a man tried to force her into his car. The girl was able to escape into a nearby business and call the police. 37-year-old Jose Palau is being charged with attempted kidnapping, assault, and a lewd and lascivious act. [Patch]
Woman Struck and Killed By Truck in Harvard Square.
Yesterday morning all traffic was rerouted around Harvard Square after a flatbed truck struck a female pedestrian around 7am. The woman, who was in her 60s, was rushed to the hospital, where she died from her injuries. Reports say she was not in a crosswalk when she was hit; witnesses say the driver did not see her. [CBS Boston]
Somerville and Brighton Make Top 100 Cities to Live In.
A report by Money lists the 100 Best Places to Live in 2019, for towns or cities with a population of 50,000 or more. Somerville is #70 and Brighton is #92. Tennessee is home to the #1 city in the country – Clarksville. [Money]
Cambridge Police Seeking Robbery Suspects.
After several reported robberies around Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, police are seeking information leading to the identification of two suspects. The suspects are said to be young black men, teenagers or early twenties. [WickedLocal]