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Three more parents plead guilty in nationwide college admissions cheating scandal

They are among 50 people charged in the scam. 2 hours ago

Firefighters rescue construction worker trapped under ton of debris in Lynn

The 38-year-old man was conscious and alert when he was transported from the site, according to Lynn police.

Police warn fans to watch out for fake Bruins tickets during Stanley Cup Final

“The Boston Police would like to take this opportunity to remind fans to be wary of purchasing counterfeit tickets to the big game,” police said in a statement.

Amid drama, Encore prepares for June opening

The sweep of the casino’s effort is unique in Massachusetts history: readying a five-star hotel, a massive casino, 15 restaurants and lounges, a conference space, a spa, and more — all to open in one fell swoop.

Blast of wind expected to hit Cape and Islands Friday afternoon

Get ready to hold onto your hats, folks.

Joe Kennedy III, LGBTQ group rip Trump administration proposal on transgender protections

Congressman Joe Kennedy III on Friday slammed a Trump administration proposal targeting discrimination protections for transgender people in healthcare.

Time Machine

May 28, 1999: Treading into a field that most schools have long considered too mine-laden, Brown University will integrate the formal study of values into its famously unstructured undergraduate curriculum next year.

For women in Mass. on front lines of the fight to dismantle Roe v. Wade, hope mixes with skepticism

The abortion battle may be reaching an inflection point and some longtime antiabortion activists are encouraged, yet wary.

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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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