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Meet the first legal recreational marijuana customers in Massachusetts: a pair of veterans

Iraq veteran and medical marijuana advocate Stephen Mandile and Northampton Mayor and Air Force veteran David Narkewicz will make the legal pot purchases on Tuesday.

Scooter riders made their way along Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence, where a pilot scooter program is underway.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Fast, cheap, and sometimes out of control: Is Boston ready for electric scooters?

If experience in other cities where they’ve landed is a guide, we may be in for a new breed of aggressive, erratic drivers.

Elena Lowry, 78, has moved from the Somerville Home to an apartment in the VNA Senior Housing in Somerville.

Rest homes in Mass. keep closing as financial pressures mount

When it closes on Dec. 1, the financially troubled Somerville Home will become the 100th such facility in the state to shut down in the past two decades.

Former governor Deval Patrick (left) and Senators Elizabeth Warren (center) and Bernie Sanders are among the New Englanders who could face off in New Hampshire in 2020.

The 2020 Democratic primary in N.H. could have a New England flavor

It’s a tradition: If a New England Democrat runs in the New Hampshire presidential primary, he or she wins it. But what if several run at the same time?

Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker

Trump says he wouldn’t stop acting attorney general from curtailing Mueller probe

The president also essentially shut the door to sitting down with the special counsel, saying his written answers mean ‘‘probably this is the end’’ of his involvement in the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign.