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In Greenway dispute over cleaners with disabilities, there’s a failure to communicate

At the very least, the decision to dump a Dorchester based nonprofit for a Kentucky-based for-profit company looks bad. Real bad.

MIT and Harvard professors share Nobel Prize for tackling poverty with careful experiments

At 46, Esther Duflo of MIT is the youngest person ever and only the second woman to be awarded the economics prize in the 50 years it has been awarded.

‘I had a way out of this.’ Battling addiction in a county jail

The Worcester County House of Correction is among the Massachusetts jails with varying approaches to help inmates recover.

79-year-old dies after being hit by car in Nashua

The woman was in the parking lot of the Bridges by EPOCH assisted living home, according to the management of the facility

Expect a glorious Tuesday, then wind and rain

Some areas could see 1 to 3 inches of rain Wednesday night, the most since early September.

Milford worker burned in tank explosion

The man, who is in his late 40s, was welding on a tank when some fumes accumulated near an ignition source.

Dorchester man faces trafficking charges after drug bust

Police say they found heroin, marijuana, and $166,000 in cash in Greenock Street apartment.

Pemberton drops out of US Senate race, citing Kennedy and Markey’s ‘entrenched power’

Steve Pemberton on Monday became the first candidate to drop out of the Democratic primary race for the US Senate, delivering a blistering attack on his own party as he exited.

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What’s happening this week

Learn about some fascinating icons of US history during two upcoming programs at the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History.


What’s happening this week

The Ipswich Lions Club will present the 24th annual Ipswich Chowderfest Saturday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Drug drop off box, Victorian tea party, and a symposium on Alzheimer’s

Somerville’s Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a series of free flu vaccine clinics for residents age 3 and older.


Genuine south of the border fare on the North Shore

Longtime restaurant veteran Nelson Perlera finally became an owner in his own right when he opened El Jalisco Mexican Grill on Cabot Street in Beverly this past August.

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