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Caribbean parade turns Roxbury and Dorchester into a rainbow of cultures

Marchers in feathered headdresses, sequined bustiers, and elaborately engineered wings overtook Roxbury and Dorchester on Saturday, temporarily transforming streets into a celebration of all things Caribbean.

Dave Epstein

Meteorological summer is almost over. What does September hold?

Will warm weather stay around past Sept. 1?

One killed, three injured in rash of shootings overnight in Dorchester

A man was killed and three were injured in four shootings that took place hours apart, all near Franklin Field.

Two bodies pulled from the Merrimack River in Lowell

Lowell police were called to the scene at 6:30 a.m. after a fisherman spotted the body of a male floating in the water behind LeLacheur Park and then found the body of a female too.


Lottery results from Saturday drawings

She’s been bounced through more than a dozen foster homes. And she’s just 6

As years of vacillation by the Department of Children and Families went by on whether to reunite Marie with her mother or free her up for adoption, the girl devolved from a happy-go-lucky toddler to an out-of-control child seething with anger and grief.

New Bedford man stopped for tinted window charged with fentanyl trafficking

Alex Barboza, 29, was stopped by State Police for driving a car with an illegal window tint and allegedly found to have drugs and a knife inside the vehicle.

Photos from Boston’s Caribbean Carnival parade

Saturday’s parade wound through the streets of Dorchester and Roxbury.

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Who are you going to call when (gasp!) your kids have lice?

Lice Treatment Center Metrowest brings its services, and all-natural shampoo, to families, schools, and camps.

Five elderly siblings reunited in Peabody

“We started our lives together and we are so lucky to be ending our lives together,” said Mary Cena, 92.

Once an immigrant, now she helps others

Once an immigrant, Saska Icitovic of Lynn now helps others who fled oppression in their native lands.

Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs south of Boston.

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