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Man, 37, is indicted for allegedly shooting up N.H. wedding

A man who allegedly shot two people and pistol-whipped a third victim during a shocking rampage at a Manchester, N.H. wedding in October has been indicted on charges related to that episode as well as a later alleged assault of his public defender when the lawyer paid him a jailhouse visit, records show. 2 hours ago

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Is the FDA ready for the next E. coli outbreak?

Leafy green vegetables have become the leading cause of E. coli poisoning. And the federal government still lacks the means, and maybe the will, to take it on. 3 hours ago

From STAT: Cambridge company Moderna Therapeutics is among those racing to develop vaccine for coronavirus

The deadly outbreak of a novel coronavirus has sparked a race among biotech companies, each claiming its technology can quickly whip up a vaccine. 3 hours ago

Simmons University investigating after racist flier sent to professor

A Simmons University professor recently received a racist flyer in a faculty mailbox, according to a school official.

Seven people arrested after shots fired into Dorchester apartment

Seven people were arrested on gun charges after shots were fired into an apartment in Dorchester Thursday night, police said.

Former City Hall aide John Lynch sentenced to 40 months for bribery

John M. Lynch, the former City Hall aide who took a $50,000 bribe to help a developer, was sentenced in federal court Friday in a case that has rocked City Hall and cast a dark cloud over the city’s development process.

Multiple-alarm fire breaks out in Watertown building

Firefighters are responding to a three-alarm fire that broke out on Robert Ford Road in Watertown Friday morning, officials said.

Lowell woman pleads guilty to stealing over $180,000 from animal hospital

A Lowell woman who embezzled over $180,000 from a veterinary hospital pleaded guilty to six counts of wire fraud Friday, officials said.

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Back to the future, where I definitely belong

I’ve been in the thick of these years, immersed in the day-to-day. If I had fallen asleep in 1960 would I recognize the world today?


Emergency! There’s somebody else’s cardboard box in my recycling bin!

Emergency! There’s somebody else’s cardboard box in my recycling bin!


Shelter’s new line: kangaroo pouches

The Scituate Animal Shelter has gone global, adding orphaned kangaroos and wallabies to its list of critters that need help.


In Essex, a museum strives to save historic barn

The Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum is nearing its goal of raising the funds required to save an 18th-century barn.

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