27 Year Old Mayor Arrested

Olivia Daprile Fall River, MA Fall River

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 was charged Thursday with using investments in a company he formed as his ‘‘own personal ATM’’ to enjoy ... more

Transgender Student Forced to Stand Outside During Lock Down Drill

Olivia Daprile Arlington, VA Arlington

A transgender middle school student was directed to stand out in the open during a lockdown drill while her peers were instructed to shelter in either the boys or girls ... more

Up All Night In Boston

Betty Ford Boston, MA The Grand Boston

For the night owls like my sister, this is a great read. It’s also a go to for the after hours in Boston and trust me there isn’t much to find. This helps. Chronicle ... more

Cosby is a Sexual Predator

William Boston, MA Commonwealth School

While watching Fox’s The Resident, I cant help but wonder what Theo Huxtable thinks about the sentencing of Bill Cosby today. In fact, he was also called a violent sexual ... more

100 Most Powerful People

Alice Williams Cambridge, MA Massachusetts Avenue

I love reading this annual list. What do you all think of it? The annual pecking order of showbiz power is revealed as Disney CEO Bob Iger leads the list, the Murdochs ... more

Jessica Simpson Pregnant with Baby 3

ReadytoMingle Boston, MA Houston Street

I’m glad to find out that Jessica Simpson’s recent wacky outfits can be attributed to the news today that she is preggers. Maybe she was trying to cover up or the belly or ... more

Are Bert and Ernie Gay?

ReadytoMingle Boston, MA Kneeland Street

Wow, I never thought I would see this. I love that our society is pondering the sexuality of two puppets. Classic. more

A Modern Day Mr. Rogers

theholmeshead Boston, MA Dartmouth Street

Huge Jim Carey fan right here. His documentary on Netflix was truly inspiring to me as he really opened up about his struggles while he was filming Man in the Moon. He is ... more

Chrissy X Target

Alice Williams Somerville, MA Target

I could not be more excited for this collaboration with Target and Chrissy Tiegen! Who doesn't love her?! She sure knows how to cook so I am sure this kitchen line will be ... more

Go Elvin! Go!

Bob The Dog Brookline, MA Brookline

Yes! I love that Geoffrey Owens has been recognized for his work ethic after a photo of the former 'Cosby Show' alum working at Trader Joe's went viral Many fans and ... more

The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA Jamaica Plain

What a charmed life this seventeen year old has?! She was named the most beautiful girl in the world back when she was only six. Things haven’t changed and she is still ... more

Anxious, Hungry and Whole Foods

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods can be seriously insane on Sunday nights! I really didn’t expect anyone to be there at 6pm. Most people are on their couch. From the moment I entered, someone ... more

Lethal Weapon Kills Riggs

Darren Boston, MA Boston

Who knew all the drama surrounding Lethal Weapon on Fox? more

Anxiety In Our Culture Today

Sarina Tucker Boston, MA South End

Anxiety affects so many people in so many ways. This article is so interesting in showing how our tech society and location have quite an impact on anxiety disorders. more

The First (Admitted) Virgin Bachelor: Colton

Anna Boston, MA Dartmouth St

ABC's The Bachelor has spoken. They have chosen Colton Underwood to be the latest and greatest bachelor. Did I mention he is a virgin? This will be interesting to see on a ... more

The Close Talker

Darren Boston, MA Delux Cafe

It finally happened. I met a close talker. I am one to need my own personal space especially when I just want to sit alone and have a quiet beer. I was trying to do just ... more


Claudia Boston, MA Boston

“That’s where citizen journalism has the upper hand, as it is not influenced by politics or advertisers.” At Folks there is no influence or judgement. We want you to speak ... more

Have school supplies laying around?

boston_local Cambridge, MA Cambridgeside Place

I have so much junk I don't use, but I didn't realize how much of it was school supplies! As a recent college grad, there's honestly not a lot of things I used in school ... more

The best stories I've ever heard

boston_local Boston, MA Faneuil Hall Marketplace

I just went to Storytime for the first time at Faneuil hall and it's honestly amazing. We basically only consume stories through watching tv, but that really effects our ... more

White Gold

DeNaye Alston United States

There is this girl I know smothered in white gold…. Her eyes like diamonds, blue and light- She carries fertility with her manicure hands and dainty pink lips. They ... more