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Four-year-old boy, a member of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, dies from injuries suffered in Falmouth crash

The deadly crash occurred on Route 151 in Falmouth Thursday.

Man suffers critical injuries when hit by pickup truck in Quincy

A man was seriously injured after being hit by a pickup truck on Beale Street in Quincy Friday morning, according to police.

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What can Governor Raimondo do with the remaining $704,000 in her campaign account?

Spoiler alert: She can’t use it to buy a condo in Washington, D.C.

Ted Thompson, 68, GM when Packers won last Super Bowl, dies

Ted Thompson, whose 13-year run as Green Bay Packers general manager included their 2010 Super Bowl championship season, has died. He was 68.

Boston Globe launches ‘Fresh Start’ initiative: People can apply to have past coverage about them reviewed

Similar to “right to forget” programs that have cropped up across the country, the undertaking is meant to address the lasting impact that stories about past embarrassments, mistakes, or minor crimes, forever online, can have on a person’s life.

Today in History

Today is Friday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2021. There are 343 days left in the year.

Dorchester shooting victim dies from injuries, police say

The man, who was shot just before 1 a.m on Jan. 6 on Morton Street, died from his injuries Thursday, Boston police said.

Marblehead police looking to identify man who approached boy at park

A man driving a black pickup truck approached the boy Thursday at Stramski Park, where he was playing with friends, police said.

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Pen pals, birding, and how to appraise an antique

Sixteen sophomores studying Health Assisting at Whittier Tech in Haverhill began a pen pal program with residents of nearby Wingate Residences assisted living.

Atop the mountain, a mixture of relief and resolve

Fun. If that isn’t one of the least employed words of this bleak winter, I don’t know what is.

Weather forecast | Dave Epstein

Temperatures will get colder this week, but our mild winter is set to continue

Little if any snow is in the forecast, even as temperatures are expected to fall.

Black and Latino residents west of Boston face deep inequities, report finds

The Foundation for MetroWest found racial and ethnic disparities in areas ranging from infant mortality and adult education levels to poverty and incarceration.

Sharon Begley, path-breaking science journalist who spun words into gold, dies at 64

Sharon Begley, whose science journalism career spanned 43 years at Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and STAT, died Saturday at 64.

District Attorney Rachael Rollins on short list to become next US Attorney for the district of Massachusetts

Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins has emerged as one of four finalists to become the next US attorney for Massachusetts, the most powerful federal law enforcement job in the state.

‘They are our family’: Neighborhood bars struggle to survive during pandemic

“We depend on ‘face to face,’” says Gerry Hanley, owner of Paddy Barry’s in Quincy. “People go to their local bar to meet people.”

Should the federal government cancel all student loan debt?

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