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New pot shop’s neighbors say traffic jams are awful

Leicester, Ma., 11/26/2018, Traffic backs up on Main Street as cars wait in line to get to a parking lot and then get on a shuttle bus to ride to Cultivate to buy recreational legal marijuana. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Dozens of angry residents excoriated elected officials and executives from the local marijuana store for failing to adequately control the hordes of cannabis consumers traveling to the shop.

Lucianny Rondon (right), sister of the late 18-year-old Leonel Rondon, was overcome with emotion while speaking about her brother during a Senate committee hearing in Lawrence Monday.

Sister of teen killed in gas explosions wants justice for her brother

Leonel Rondon died during the Merrimack Valley gas explosions after a chimney from a house that blew up toppled onto the vehicle he was sitting in.

Ty Burr

// Bernardo Bertolucci, ‘Tango,’ and #MeToo

The director’s death raises ugly memories of his most famous film.

Boston, MA--9/10/2018-- Boston Police Commissioner William Gross points to a suicide remembrance and awareness band around his badge as he speaks with a group of people before a press conference held to announce BPD's partnership with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Boston Police Foundation for National Suicide Prevention Week. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 11suicide Reporter:

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Gross stands his ground in flap with ACLU, winning praise from Walsh

Commissioner William Gross’s pledge to improve relations between the community and police is being tested after he denounced the ACLU on his personal Facebook page.

Boston-area scientists criticize Chinese researcher who changed embryonic DNA

A Chinese scientist who used a powerful gene-editing technique to change the embryonic DNA of twins drew fire from ethicists and doctors in Massachusetts and from a professor at MIT who helped invent the tool.