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Man, 74, hospitalized after boat overturns off Cape Cod

Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills fire officials responded to Collier Ledge at about 8:35 a.m. after receiving a report that a boat had overturned, officials said.

Five-acre brush fire in Falmouth likely caused by fireworks

A brush fire that tore through five acres of land on Cape Cod Saturday night was likely caused by the illegal use of fireworks, according to fire officials.

Motorcyclist flown to Boston hospital after Middleborough crash

A man was flown to Tufts Medical Center to be treated for serious injuries after the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a tow truck on Route 28 in Middleborough, authorities said.

Sunny weather will continue through Monday in Boston area

Sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s are in the forecast for Memorial Day, before the chance of rain Tuesday.

John Lewis’s message to Framingham State grads: ‘Get in trouble’

The congressman and civil rights icon spoke at the university’s commencement Sunday at the DCU Center in Worcester.

Woman killed in West Warwick, R.I., crash

Ferial Alrifel, 70, a West Warwick resident, was pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital, where the three injured adults were also taken, West Warwick police said in a press release.

Bird sightings across the region

Bird sightings from the Mass. Aubudon Society

Seven beaches in Greater Boston aced water quality tests last year

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has been testing water quality at beaches along Boston Harbor since 2011.

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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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