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Man and woman shot in apartment in Salem

Salem police are investigating a double shooting that sent a man and woman to the hospital with serious injuries.

Man charged with murder in fatal hit-and-run crash in Belmont that involved alleged racial taunt

The driver who allegedly used a racial taunt before driving his pickup truck into Henry O. Tapia on a Belmont Street last week was charged with murder Monday in Cambridge District Court.

Person found dead after fire sweeps through mobile home in Epsom, N.H.

One person was found dead after a fire in a mobile home in Epsom, N.H., Sunday night, fire officials said.

As legislators scrambled, Baker gained an edge in what became law

Governor Baker won a key victory in housing and helped reshape a major policing bill.

Man fatally injured when car got stuck under truck on Mass. Pike ramp in Weston

The car straddled both lanes of the exit, causing the driver’s side front to hit the right rear of the tractor-trailer and became stuck underneath the larger vehicle, State Police said.

Weather | Dave Epstein

Snow is coming, but no big storm — at least not until weekend

Overnight Tuesday and into early Wednesday, we could see a coating to a couple of inches of snow. The snow will likely linger much of Wednesday but also won’t accumulate a lot.

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The Raimondo-to-McKee transition isn’t going smoothly

There are two stories playing out in state government right now: one about vaccines, one about staffers wrangling behind the scenes.

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R.I. startup connects college students with freelance work

Pangea.app just launched a Top Emerging Talent program to identify the country’s most capable and motivated students.

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New conservatory president sings praises of music education

After graduating in vocal music from New England Conservatory Robert Cinnante moved into arts administration. He now leads South Shore Conservatory.

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.”

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