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Woman killed in West Warwick, R.I., crash

Ferial Alrifel, 70, a West Warwick resident, was pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital, where the three injured adults were also taken, West Warwick police said in a press release. 3 hours ago

Bird sightings across the region

Bird sightings from the Mass. Aubudon Society

Seven beaches in Greater Boston aced water quality tests last year

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has been testing water quality at beaches along Boston Harbor since 2011.

3-alarm fire breaks out at Waltham home

A 3-alarm fire raged Saturday night at a home at 205 Adams St. in Waltham, according to police.

Man seriously injured in Bourne motorcycle crash

The 49-year-old man was flown to a hospital for treatment of “significant injuries,” Bourne police said.

Man pulled from Sagamore Beach while trying to assist young kayaker

The man became tired and had to be pulled from the water while tried to assist a boy whose kayak had overturned, Bourne police said.

5 suffer minor injuries in Nashua porch collapse

About two dozen people, including children, were standing on the porch when it gave way around 8 p.m., according to police.

Morrissey Boulevard reopened after drawbridge fixed

The drawbridge was stuck open for nearly three hours Saturday evening. Morrissey Boulevard was reopened to traffic at 9:15 p.m., State Police said.

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He bought the fencing coach’s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

You can’t own more than 3 pot shops, but these companies test the limits — and brag about it

No firm is allowed to own or control more than three recreational marijuana stores. But two companies — Sea Hunter and Acreage — are testing the limits.

Drugs took their children, but not their hope that others might be saved

The experiences of three young adults who fatally overdosed, as told by their parents, contain lessons for addressing the opioid crisis.

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