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Vigil to end motor vehicle crashes highlights safety measures, distracted driving legislation on Beacon Hill

Several people shared stories of loss as part of the fifth annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims memorial vigil held in Boston. 3 hours ago

Officials acknowledge health concerns at Malden District Court played role in its temporary closure

They say employees had been expressing concerns, and an environmental assessment showed dust, chemicals, and other irritants had been found in the building.


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Driver injured after crashing into Upton store

The operator of the truck, who has not been identified, was transported to an area hospital for treatment, police said.

For Marshfield voters, a time to pay more?

Voters are deciding whether to approve a tax hike that would allow the town to borrow about $41 million toward building a new police station and public works facility, adding on to the senior center, and repairing some sea walls in the South Shore town.

Auditing company investigating RMV is keeping records private

Grant Thornton LLP, which has already been paid nearly $2 million by the state, argued the documents are confidential under its agreement with Massachusetts.

Franklin natives are first sisters to become US Army generals

Major General Maria Barrett and Brigadier General Paula Lodi said the lessons they learned growing up helped them reach this unprecedented position.

Maine man charged with causing double-fatal crash

A married couple, 48-year-old Derek Trudeau and 40-year-old Stephanie Trudeau, of Litchfield, were killed as they were travelling to pick up their 9-year-old child.

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What’s happening south of Boston

The women’s chorus Persephone’s Daughters will perform its fall concert in Plymouth.

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What’s happening north of Boston

The UMass Lowell Innovation Hub will host the panel discussion “Crowdfunding, Investing, or Both?” for entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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What’s happening west of Boston

The Ayer Shirley High School Drama Club presents the Noel Coward comedy “Blithe Spirit” on Friday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m., and on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 and 7 p.m.


Cherishing a family photo, with all its flaws

Vanity. It used to be a sin. Now it’s an app that measures how attractive a face is.

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