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Veterinarians worry that people are taking their pets’ opioids

Veterinarians believe that more and more pet owners are using their cats and dogs as a ploy to obtain opioids for themselves.

“This is about people, that’s why I keep saying this isn’t about gas,” says the mayor of Lawrence, Dan Rivera.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Lawrence mayor emerges as central figure in crisis response

Dan Rivera is suffering the effects of the disaster and also leading the response.

// Gas infrastructure in Mass.: A recipe for disaster?

The gas lines that wend through the state, beneath city streets, and into people’s homes are overseen by a patchwork of bureaucracies and a regulatory system that largely trusts utility companies to police themselves.

New allegation of sexual misconduct surfaces against Brett Kavanaugh

The purported incident took place while Kavanaugh was attending Yale, The New Yorker reported. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation.

Gerard Kavanaugh never disclosed his consultancy for LStar Southfield.

Lauren Zaknoun/Dartmouth Week

Top UMass Dartmouth official moonlighted for company with plan to compete for students

Gerard Kavanaugh peddled a plan on behalf of a private N.C. company to draw students to a school that would compete with UMass for students from the region.