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Man who barricaded himself in East Cambridge home arraigned on assault and gun charges

Miguel A. Lorenzo, 31, of Malden, was arrested at his home Thursday on an outstanding warrant out of Middlesex Superior Court, the City of Cambridge said in a press release. He was ordered held, pending a dangerousness hearing, at his arraignment Friday.

Prisca Mbiye is the owner of Roü-Mi, a candle shop located at the Melrose Collective.

Pop-up retailers are on the rise around Greater Boston

In a world of big-box stores and doorstep deliveries, many shoppers are increasingly seeking intimate experiences that might make their purchases and gift-giving more meaningful.

Should table games be allowed at Plainridge Park Casino?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

This pig named Henry was seen near the Solomon Pond Mall in Marlborough on the night of Nov. 25.

A fugitive pig on the run is captured

A runaway pig is captured in Marlborough, a man on a stolen bike attacks an MBTA bus in Revere, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Dr. Maureen Murray, director of Tufts Wildlife Clinic, conducts an eye exam of an injured barred owl held by veterinary technician Chris Powers.

In the wild world, Tufts clinic is always hunting for ways to heal

The Tufts Wildlife Clinic's mission is to treat injured native wildlife, educate veterinary students, and conduct research related to wildlife health.

Poppy Hone, a 6th-grade Green Team member, collects produce at Three Sisters Garden Project's farm in Ipswich.

Ipswich’s ‘Green Team’ hopes to grow neighborhood fridges in other communities

A group of Ipswich students that has been taking aim at hunger the past year wants to help young people in other communities mount a similar effort.

Vinnie and Marie Jankford have closed Bob's Muffin Shop, a local landmark breakfast and lunch gathering spot in Columbian Square for the past 65 years.

Bob’s Muffin Shop closes after 65 years in Weymouth

Bob’s Muffin Shop, a local fixture in Weymouth’s Columbian Square, has closed after 65 years.

The Americana Theatre Company will perform "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at the Plymouth Center for the Arts.

Americana Theatre Company adds ‘Wonderful Life’ to holiday wonders

Americana Theatre Company will perform its radio play adaptation of the classic 1940s film “It’s A Wonderful Life” at the Plymouth Center for the Arts.