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MGM pulls out of talks with Wynn over sale of Everett casino

“We have noted the anxiety raised by various stakeholders regarding a transaction and this troubles us at MGM," the company said in a statement. "We only wish to have a positive impact on communities in which we operate. We think the best course of action is to discontinue discussions concerning this opportunity."
Politics, not finances, got in the way of MGM-Wynn dealHighlights from Wynn's efforts to bring a casino to Everett

Two new Boston school buildings on the horizon, as 17 schools add sixth grade

Boston school officials announced Tuesday they have reached significant milestones in their effort to overhaul the system’s aging buildings and adjust to changing enrollment.

As Trump continues to say ‘No,’ more Democrats are thinking about impeachment

The Trump administration’s refusal to cooperate with Congressional oversight efforts has an increasing number of House Democrats talking about impeachment, although the party is anything but united.
Fifty-four percent of poll respondents said they would 'definitely' not vote for TrumpHere’s what Democrats wanted to ask Don McGahnHouse panel subpoenas Hope Hicks and counsel’s aide

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Movers damaged her grandmother’s vintage piano, and she’s fighting to get it repaired
She obtained a small claims judgment for $600 for damage done by her mover, but can she enforce it without a valid street address for the company?

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nhl playoffsBlues eliminate Sharks in Game 6, advance to play Bruins in Stanley Cup Final
The Blues are in the finals for the first time since 1970, when they played — the Bruins. 2 hours ago

A closer look at the St. Louis Blues

Dunkin’ told a room of professors it didn’t want to be political — and it seems to be resonating
“We are not Starbucks, we aren’t political — we aren’t gonna put stuff on our cups to start conversations.”

Blue Jays 10, Red Sox 3
Red Sox routed in Toronto
Eduardo Rodriguez allowed six runs in five innings as the Red Sox lost the second game of the series. 2 hours ago

Low-profile judge, indicted for allegedly helping undocumented immigrant, finds herself in harsh spotlight
For friends and colleagues of Judge Shelley Joseph, who early in her career was a prosecutor targeting violent gangs in Boston, her current predicament defies belief.

Man fatally shot in Dorchester

Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot near Dorchester Center on Tuesday night. 9:22 p.m.

These were the most popular baby names in Massachusetts last year

If you’re in Massachusetts, there’s still a pretty good chance you’ll be meeting a lot of Benjamins and Emmas.

Newton recreational marijuana store gets OK to open

A Newton marijuana dispensary can begin recreational sales as early as this weekend, after state regulators gave it the required sign-off Tuesday.
A map of marijuana stores in Massachusetts

Boss says fired cafeteria worker hadn’t charged student’s account in 3 months

A New Hampshire cafeteria worker fired for giving lunch to a boy who couldn’t pay allegedly had not charged the student’s account for three months. 2 hours ago

Lynn man pleads guilty to lottery tax scam

A Lynn man pleaded guilty for his involvement in a multi-million-dollar scam that allowed lottery winners to avoid paying taxes on winnings. 9:16 p.m.

Police investigating violent encounter at DaBaby concert in Lawrence

Lawrence police continue to investigate a fight that broke out early Saturday morning that left a Stoughton rapper in the hospital.

Providence nightclub closed after shooting outside injures 2

The Providence Board of Licenses voted unanimously Monday to close a nightclub following an early morning shooting nearby that sent two people to the hospital, officials said.

Food & Wine says this Southie spot is one of the nation’s best new restaurants

The Italian restaurant opened in February and is run by Karen Akunowicz, longtime chef at the South End’s Myers + Chang.

Tsarnaev’s lawyers get approval to submit more paperwork

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have two weeks to file extra paperwork as part of their legal challenge to his conviction and death sentence, records show.

Alabama Public Television refuses to air ‘Arthur’ episode featuring gay marriage

A recent episode of the children’s show featured the gay wedding of a favorite teacher, Mr. Ratburn, and his partner, an aardvark named Patrick.

14 nurses on oncology floor at Mass General Hospital are pregnant at same time

An oncology floor at Massachusetts General Hospital is about to get bigger — by 15 little ones.

Another possible candidate for Seth Moulton’s seat: Angus McQuilken

Angus McQuilken, a longtime activist against gun violence who is now involved with the life sciences industry, is exploring a run in the state’s Sixth Congressional District.


Why is oat milk suddenly so popular, and what’s it actually like?

After Swedish brand Oatly made inroads into the US, HP Hood brought its own oat milk to market. In Boston, baristas are having a hard time keeping cartons on hand.



Newly signed Patriots offensive tackle Jared Veldheer announces retirement

Veldheer signed with the Patriots two weeks ago and would have provided depth at both tackle spots.