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Beverly mother gets jail for permitting teenage drinking

Tiffany Clark was sentenced to six months in jail and six months of house arrest.

Mobster’s widow confirms husband gave art to ‘friend’

Robert Guarente’s widow says that she saw her husband give a painting to the man who is the latest person of interest in the Gardner Museum heist.

Bedford’s iRobot fears cutbacks as wars near end

The firm is aggressively lobbying lawmakers to forestall cuts in Pentagon spending.

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Autistic jazz savant graduates from Berklee

Matt Savage gained early fame as a jazz prodigy beset by autism. On Saturday, his 20th birthday, Savage will graduate from the Berklee College of Music.

Food banks confront hunger at community colleges

Bunker Hill Community College opened its first food bank, becoming one of many schools to target campus hunger — an issue that has failed to make its way into a mainstream discussion.