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Courts have set a low standard for obtaining cellphones’ “metadata”— information on who you’re calling, what time you’re calling, or the physical locations of those on the line.

Tech Lab

You got a warrant? For cops tracking cellphones, the answer should be yes

The Supreme Court will decide whether investigators should have gotten a warrant before using cellphone data to review the movements of two suspects.

Boston Ma 04/12/2017 Alex Koblan (cq) event and tasting room manager at Bully Boy Distillers new Facilities. She was in the tasting room. Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

Bully Boy gets bullish with new Roxbury distillery

Sip aged spirits straight from the barrel at Bully Boy’s new, speakeasy-like distillery hidden in a Roxbury warehouse.

Anti-abortion protestors sing as they await the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on a Massachusetts law that mandated a protective buffer zone around abortion clinics, outside the Court in Washington June 26, 2014. On a 9-0 vote, the court said the 2007 law violated the freedom of speech rightsof anti-abortion protesters under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution in preventing them from standing on the sidewalk and speaking to people entering the clinics. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW HEALTH CIVIL UNREST)

Hiawatha bray | TECH LAB

Sending anti-abortion ads by phone is creepy, but not illegal

Attorney General Maura Healey’s action to prevent a company’s location tracking is understandable, and also troubling.

Hudson Ma- 01/28 //2017 NOT TO BE PUBLISHED UNTIL USED FOR ADDRESSES. A part of the Assabet River Rail trail in Hudson ,photographed for addresses section.Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

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What is it like to live in Hudson?

The town’s downtown business district has rebounded well after being hit hard by the recession.

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What does your money buy in Walpole?

A sampling of homes on the market in Walpole includes two styles of Colonials with finished basements.

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What is it like to live in Walpole?

When Joe Carey was in elementary school, his family moved from Walpole to Wrentham. He never quite got over it.

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What is it like to live in South Boston?

“Our realtor suggested some great homes over the bridge in Southie.”

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What does your money buy in South Boston?

A sampling of the high-end market includes two penthouses with garage parking.

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What is it like to live in Medfield?

Located southwest of Boston, Medfield has a classic feel to it, with its historical homes and long main street.

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What is it like to live in Taunton?

William Hanna’s family came to Taunton in the 1850s, and Hanna, 69, has lived here his entire life.

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What does your money buy in Taunton?

A sampling of homes on the market in Taunton includes a ranch with a two-garage and hardwood floors and a nearly 5,000-square-foot Colonial with garage parking for five.

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What is it like to live in Norwood?

Bill McCoy has lived in Norwood since he was 3 years old, and his childhood memories are sweet — literally.

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What is it like to live in Groton?

“If you’re out for a weekend drive, Groton is a breath of fresh air.”

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What does your money buy in Plympton?

A sampling of homes on the market includes a Colonial with hardwood floors and an antique Cape with a first-floor master and laundry room.

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What is it like to live in Plympton?

“I’m not even sure I knew where Plympton was growing up in Middleborough, and it’s the next town over,” said Plympton resident Kathy Keirstead.

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What is it like to live in Peabody?

“We’re in our own little world up here,” one resident said.

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What does your money buy in Peabody?

A sampling of homes on the market in Peabody includes a Cape with a first-floor bedroom and a farmhouse with a finished basement.

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What is it like to live in Allston?

Students may come and go in this neighborhood, but Rita DiGesse has been here all her life.

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What does your money buy in Allston?

A sampling of the real estate market in Allston includes a penthouse condo with a balcony and a condo with an open floor plan and garage parking.

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What does your money buy in Winchester?

A sampling of properties on the market in Winchester includes a Colonial with six bedrooms (three on the first floor) and a Colonial with a three-season room.

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What is it like to live in Winchester?

“Winchester is close to everything, but it’s its own little enclave, too.”

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What is it like to live in Stow?

Ruth Banfield’s family moved here because her twin brother had rheumatic fever, and she never left.

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What does your money buy in Stow?

A sampling of properties on the market in Stow includes an antique with a walkout basement and a bungalow on Lake Boon.

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What is it like to live in Dover?

Conservation is important to the residents of this Norfolk County town.

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What does your money buy in Dover?

A sampling of properties on the market includes a farmhouse with a courtyard and a Shingle Style home with a wine cellar.

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What is it like to live in Holliston?

The general store, the shrine, the “Big Shoe,” and the police scanner museum await.

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What does your money buy in Holliston?

A sampling of properties on the market in Holliston includes two properties with barns: a three-story antique and a Colonial.

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What is it like to live in East Cambridge?

Pardis Saffari, 37, an economic development specialist for the city, bought her first condo here seven years ago.

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What does your money buy in East Cambridge?

A sampling of properties in Cambridge includes a condo with shuttle service to North Station and MIT and a two-bedroom unit with garage parking.

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What is it like to live in Ipswich?

Ipswich, a coastal community north of Boston, is famous as tourist destination and for its history.

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What is it like to live in Easton?

Ed Hands, an Easton resident since 1962, remembers when his town was little more than a farming outpost south of Boston.

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What does your money buy in Easton?

A sampling of homes on the market in Easton includes two Colonials: one not far from the high and middle schools and the other with a fireplace in the master suite.

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What does your money buy in Harwich?

A sampling of properties on the market in this Cape town includes an antique with newer additions and a waterfront home with four bedrooms, five baths, and a private beach.

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What is it like to live in Harwich?

“Sometimes I can’t believe I live in such a quaint, idyllic place,” rockabilly guitarist Sarah Swain says.

What does your money buy in Woburn?

A sampling of homes on the market in Woburn includes two Colonials with four bedrooms and finished basements.

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What is it like to live in Ashland?

Bruce Scotland laments the loss of open space in Ashland, but enjoys the town’s recreational and senior activities.

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What does your money buy in Ashland?

A sampling of homes on the market in Ashland includes a Gambrel Cape and a contemporary, both with finished lower levels and patios.

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What does your money buy in Andover?

A three-bedroom home with 3½ baths, and a four-bedroom home on a one-acre lot are for sale.

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What does your money buy in Franklin?

A sampling of homes on the market in Franklin includes a Garrison Colonial with a stone patio and an antique farmhouse with an au pair suite.

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What is it like to live in Franklin?

Debbie Pellegri’s roots run deep in this Norfolk County community of roughly 33,000.

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What is it like to live in Braintree?

Ed Beck, who worked at Braintree High School for 33 years, raised four children in the community south of Boston.

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What does your money buy in Braintree?

A sampling of homes on the market in Braintree includes a completely renovated ranch on a corner lot and a Colonial with an attached, heated garage and high-end details.

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What does your money buy in Brewster?

A sampling of homes on the market in Brewster includes a Colonial with an art gallery and studio and a waterfront cottage with a fourth-floor bedroom fit for a commune of kids.

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What is it like to live in Brewster?

The town is full of natural beauty and historic treasures. While it fronts only Cape Cod Bay, the beaches draw mostly locals and are rarely overcrowded, even at the height of summer.

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What is it like to live in Portsmouth, N.H.?

“Portsmouth punches way above its weight level in terms of arts and culture,” said Tom Holbrook, 46, a father and bookstore owner in this coastal New Hampshire city.

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What does your money buy in Portsmouth, N.H.?

A sampling of properties on the market in this seacoast city include a Cape with hardwood floors and a “New Englander” in the desirable Little Harbor neighborhood.

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What is it like to live in Hull?

Judeth Van Hamm was integral to preserving Hull’s past. Now she’s trying to protect its future.

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What does your money buy in Hull?

A sampling of homes for sale in Hull includes a Colonial a block from the ocean and an updated Victorian with water views on all three levels.

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What is it like to live in Bourne?

Claudine Wrighter’s relocation from Falmouth to Bourne wasn’t a life-altering change, but her career path did take a bit of a twist.