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Jose Oliver , the father of Jeremiah Oliver, looked at photos of his son during the funeral services in Fitchburg on May 3. “Lord forgive me,” he said, as he touched his son’s casket. “I’m so sorry. I’m so sorry.”

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The short, unhappy life of Jeremiah Oliver, failed by all

He was a little boy lost, long before the state lost track of him, and then simply stopped looking. By Patricia Wen

Susan K. Avery, the president and director of the Woods Hole institution, walked with Laurence P. Madin, its executive vice president and director of research.

Woods Hole allies with energy firms

The nonprofit is facing a severe budget crunch, but researchers remain confident the institution can retain its independence.

“There are a lot of people who don’t want to believe that a rabbi could do this,” said Paul Maltzman, who has been a member of Temple Israel since 1958.

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Sharon congregants take comfort in their small-town ‘family’

Shocked by allegations surrounding a longtime rabbi, residents point to all the positives of their community.

Michelle Poirier cheered for winner Robbie DiChiaro, both of Marshfield, at the Roadhouse. Poirier said her generation played video games at home.

After 32 years, video games return to Marshfield

The town banned arcade games in 1982, fearing they corrupted youth and contributed to drug use.