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Worker in life-threatening condition after 30-foot fall at Kingston Amazon facility

The man was working at a construction site at the facility on William C Gould Way when he fell from the roof at 8:19 a.m. Saturday, Kingston Fire Captain John Bartlett said. 2 hours ago

Josephine Gilpatrick and Clifton Sargent attended the ceremony Saturday honoring those who died in 1962 when the plane they were in that was on a secret mission to South Vietnam crashed. Josephine held a picture of her brother, Donald, who perished on Flying Tiger Flight 739.

Soldiers, crew lost en route to Vietnam almost 60 years ago honored

Fifty-nine years after their chartered airliner disappeared without a trace over the Pacific, after decades of agonizing and unanswered questions, 93 American soldiers and 11 civilian crew members who vanished on a secret mission to South Vietnam finally were honored in a public ceremony Saturday.

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A resident and a firefighter suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm house fire Saturday that also displaced four elderly residents of a home in Mattapan, according to the fire department.

Two injured, four displaced after Saturday morning fire in Mattapan

The fire started around 6:45 a.m. at a two-story building that housed four elderly people at 120 Hazelton St..

Omar Haidar led a chant while marchers passed through Copley Square in Boston Saturday.

Demonstrators rally in support of Palestinians, demand end to US aid to Israel

Throngs of demonstrators rallied over Middle East violence Saturday from Copley Square to the offices of the Israeli consulate, demanding an end to US aid to Israel amid a growing armed conflict in the Middle East.

Mystic Aquarium employees used a crane to lower a beluga whale into its new home on Friday evening.

A different kind of journey for these migratory whales, including planes, cranes, and tractor-trailers

Mystic Aquarium airlifts Beluga whales as advocates protest their confinement.

The Lemuel Shattuck Hospital and surrounding buildings sit on a 13-acre campus carved out of a meadow in Franklin Park in the 1950s.

In the heart of the city, a fight brews over what’s needed more: parkland or social services

With the aging Lemuel Shattuck Hospital slated to close in three years and city officials considering sweeping changes at Franklin Park, tensions are mounting over the fate of the state-owned property.

In this April 29, 2014, file photo, master navigator Chad Kalepa Baybayan stands aboard the deck of the Hokulea canoe off Honolulu.

Chad Kalepa Baybayan, seafarer who sailed using the stars, dies at 64

A revered Hawaiian seafarer, Chad Kalepa Baybayan was a torchbearer for the art of “wayfinding,” which ancestral Polynesian sailors used to navigate the Pacific Ocean by studying the stars, trade winds and flight patterns of bird.

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Sawyer Free Library's Community Librarian Julie Travers regularly updates the new Gloucester Connection website with new information.

Free website connects Gloucester residents to services in 104 languages

Gloucester residents seeking child care, an affordable apartment, or a ride to the doctor’s office have a convenient new place to look for those and other services regardless of what language they speak.

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The campus of Newton North High School.

Newton School Committee approves later start times for high schools

Newton is poised to begin later start times for the city’s two high schools this fall, after the School Committee on Monday supported a plan for students to begin classes at 9 a.m.

Should Newton impose zoning regulations on gun shops?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Newton officials and many residents are fighting a proposed gun shop at 709 Washington St. in Newtonville.

Newton residents speak out on proposed gun store rules

Dozens of Newton residents weighed in Monday night on proposed rules to regulate gun stores and other firearms businesses, some making passionate cases to officials about the role gun ownership and the Second Amendment should play in the city.

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Earlier this year, the city purchased the armory for $1 from the state.

Newton seeks input before soliciting plans for armory

As Newton moves forward on a proposal to transform the West Newton armory into affordable housing, the city is seeking public comment on the latest step in the process.

I Voted stickers on the table at Hyde Community Center during Newton's election in 2019.

Nomination papers for Newton’s city election in November now available

Nomination papers for Newton’s upcoming municipal election on Nov. 2 will be available starting Monday, according to the city clerk’s office.

A group of ducklings was rescued from a Malden storm drain on Mother’s Day morning and reunited with their mother, according to police.

Malden ducklings reunited with mom on Mother’s Day

A group of ducklings was rescued from a Malden storm drain on Mother’s Day morning and reunited with their mother, according to police.

This outfit is a style worn by suffragists, such the women in this 1917 photo taken in New York.

‘No bolt fell on our audacious heads.’ Concord Museum features women who blazed a path to today

To mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote, Concord Museum is launching an exhibition celebrating the town's female authors, artists, and activists.

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