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The Spotlight Team investigated Boston’s nightmare traffic. Here are 10 big things it found

At its heart, the three-part series, “Seeing Red,” found that our region simply has run out of room for the number of automobiles flooding its streets.

Transit police probing North Station assault

Transit police are investigating after a person allegedly assaulted a woman without provocation at North Station on Wednesday night.

Fire damages administrative building at Plimoth Plantation

The fire was reported shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the building’s basement, which is used to store props and chairs, and has lockers for employees, a town fire official said.

Prosecutor’s opening statements detail grisly slayings of doctors in South Boston condo

The man accused of killing two doctors inside their high-end South Boston condo allegedly managed to bypass security systems and was inside the building when Dr. Lina Bolaños came home, signed for two packages at the front desk, and then headed to her penthouse unit.

Man sentenced to 5 to 7 years in prison in crash that killed Trooper Thomas Clardy

A Worcester Superior Court judge Thursday sentenced David Njuguna to a five- to seven-year term for plowing into a State Police cruiser on the Mass. Pike in 2016 in a devastating crash that killed Clardy.


Lottery results from Thursday drawings

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In a small Vermont city: heroin, bullets, and empathy

The murder of Nick Louras and the police shooting of his cousin had the potential to tear Rutland apart. Instead, it’s a grim reminder that no one, no family, is immune to the epidemic of opiates that has haunted and harmed this city and its residents for a generation.

Child neglect in group homes rises

A report by the state’s Child Advocate also offered new information about how the opioid epidemic is traumatizing children.

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What’s happening north of Boston

Lowell’s 31st annual City of Lights Festival begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30.

Once again, Father Bill’s serves up feast to those in need

Volunteers from Father Bill’s & MainSpring will deliver Thanksgiving meals to needy residents in Quincy and surrounding towns — and host community Thanksgiving dinners in Quincy and Brockton.


On Natick football field, 70-year volunteer assistant is a voice of reason

Vietnam vet Scott Dixon is now in a good place, connecting and coaching kids at his alma mater with passion and purpose.

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