If you want to keep updated on what’s going on in Boston, the best thing to do is follow the Boston Globe Twitter account. It’s the leading news source in Boston and their updates are frequent. Be aware that some of their tweets may be graphic in nature.
Reblogging too much on Tumblr is dangerous because posts become quickly outdated. Refer your friends in the area to this Twitter account, or better yet, text them directly with updates to save on bandwidth.