Frequent customers of any Dunkin Donuts location know that the stereotype isn’t totally overblown; it’s not uncommon to see a police cruiser in the drive-through or a cop inside. An officer on the roof, however, is a new one.
Following the fatal violence at a white supremacist gathering in Virginia, public safety officials in Boston are preparing for weekend demonstrations on Boston Common. But they admit they’re unsure just what to expect, partly because city officials have been unable to contact organizers of a controversial rally planned for Saturday.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups in the country, lists one group in Burlington: The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website, that encouraged users to start regional forums for planning real life meet-ups.