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Cannabis Control Commission approves 4 more retail pot shops in Massachusetts

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Cannabis Control Commission approved four more retail pot shop locations in Massachusetts on Thursday. Shops in Great Barrington, Pittsfield, Fall River, and Hudson were given the green light to begin selling recreational, adult-use marijuana in the near future.

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-13 14:04:49

Want to take a pic with the Red Sox’ World Series trophy? This Saturday’s your chance

The Red Sox this Saturday are taking their 2018 World Series trophy on a five-town tour around Boston, giving fans a chance to take photos with it. The trophy will be at each location for an hour.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-13 19:30:02

Multiple Bomb Threats Reported Throughout MA, Southern NH

BOSTON, MA -- Massachusetts State Police and police departments throughout Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are responding to a series of bomb threats that were sent by email to businesses on Thursday. Massachusetts State Police said in a post on twitter that similar threats had been reporte

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:50:00

Second child dies from injuries in SUV crash in Revere

An infant struck by an SUV during a crash in Revere last weekend has died, days after her 5-year-old sister was killed at the scene, officials said Thursday. In a statement, the Suffolk district attorney’s office confirmed that 2-month-old Natasha Nicole Mejia-Rivera had succumbed at a Boston hospit

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-13 13:34:45

Bomb Threats Made Around The Country, Including Massachusetts

BOSTON (CBS) – Authorities in Massachusetts are tracking multiple emailed bomb threats that the FBI says were also sent throughout the country Thursday afternoon. Massachusetts State Police said they are investigating threats that were sent to “numerous” businesses. The agency said there are no indi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-13 14:33:36

Ex-Pharmacy Staff Convicted In Deadly 2012 Meningitis Outbreak Case

Staff members of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy were convicted Thursday on charges related to a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012. A federal jury in Boston found a co-owner and four former employees of the now-defunct New England Compounding Center, or NECC, guilty on charges inclu

WTMJ.COM - 2018-12-13 21:42:00

Dorchester woman convicted in fatal 2016 stabbing

Elba Morales was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in Suffolk Superior Court Thursday after a jury ruled that the 49-year-old Dorchester resident stabbed a woman to death with a kitchen knife during a fight nearly two years ago to the day, prosecutors say.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-13 22:03:49

Here’s how grocery stores are handling Boston’s plastic bag ban

On Friday, Boston’s plastic bag ban starts for the city’s largest retailers, with a rollout over the coming months to all businesses. While shoppers can bring their own reusable bags, those that forget them or don’t have them will be charged a 5-cent fee for each paper bag they use.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-14 03:53:13

Deadly Revere Crash: 2-Month-Old Dies Days After 5-Year-Old Sister

REVERE (CBS) — A two-month-old baby has died days after a crash in Revere that already killed her sister. On Sunday evening, two adult women, a five-year-old girl, a two-year-old child, and a two-month-old girl were “on a sidewalk inside the median strip that divides both sides of Route 145” when an

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-13 17:00:32

Dorchester man sentenced to life for road-rage murder

A Dorchester man will serve a life sentence behind bars after gunning down another man last year in a road-rage incident that stunned the neighborhood. Deonarine Ganga, 31, was sentenced today to life in prison without parole for first-degree murder and four to five years for unlawful possession of

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-12-12 18:29:21

Red Sox Reportedly Listening To Trade Offers On Porcello, Bogaerts, Bradley

BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- The Red Sox are reportedly looking to trim payroll to stay under the highest luxury tax threshold for 2019 and, as a result, they're listening to trade offers for Rick Porcello, Xander Bogaerts, and Jackie Bradley Junior. The goal? To clear space for bullpen help.

IHEART.COM - 2018-12-12 18:59:00

Tim Neverett Exits Boston Red Sox Radio Team

BOSTON RED SOX radio broadcasts will have at least one new voice next season, as TIM NEVERETT is exiting the SOX' radio network and flagship ENTERCOM Sports WEEI-F/BOSTON as his contract has run out. NEVERETT has been on the SOX radio broadcasts alongside JOE CASTIGLIONE since 2016, when he replaced

ALLACCESS.COM - 2018-12-12 14:14:00

Man found dead in Dorchester ruled homicide

BOSTON (WHDH) - The death of a man found in August in Dorchester has been ruled a homicide, police say. Officers responding to the area of 26 Torrey St. about 11:27 p.m. Aug. 1 to a call for a person down located a male victim laying on the ground behind the address suffering from a head injury, acc

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-12 22:20:45

Eighth Massachusetts State Trooper Arrested

A Massachusetts State Police Trooper was arrested and charged today, and two previously charged retired State Troopers agreed to plead guilty in connection with the ongoing investigation of overtime abuse at the Massachusetts State Police (MSP).

NEWBEDFORDGUIDE.COM - 2018-12-12 18:49:18

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving says Jaylen Brown is in a ‘transitional’ year

Jaylen Brown’s recent move to the bench has brought success for the Boston Celtics, but also plenty of change for the third-year guard, who quickly became a starter in his second year in the league. Teammate Kyrie Irving looks at his new role as a new challenge to overcome, as Brown looks to shake o

CLUTCHPOINTS.COM - 2018-12-12 15:21:55

Secretly Recording Police Officers Is Legal: MA Judge Ruling

BOSTON, MA — A federal judge in Boston ruled that secret audio recordings of government officials, including police officers, on the job is legal. In a 44-page summary judgment Chief US District Judge Patti Saris found that a Massachusetts law prohibiting secret oral recordings only applied to those

PATCH - 2018-12-11 23:33:00

Marlborough police log, Dec. 14 edition

8:55 a.m. Florence St. Harassment. 10:00 a.m. Gibbons St. Vandalism. 11:44 a.m. Maple/South Sts. MVA property damage only. 2:27 p.m. Chestnut St. Disturbance. 3:50 p.m. Boivin Dr. MVA property damage only.

COMMUNITYADVOCATE.COM - 2018-12-12 08:00:34

State Hearing Takes Broader View On Gas Line Safety In MA

BOSTON, MA -- Columbia Gas of Massachusetts President Steve Bryant told state lawmakers his company accepts full responsibility for the Sept. 13 gas explosions in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence. But Bryant declined to answer specific questions, citing pending lawsuits as well as ongoing state a

PATCH - 2018-12-12 12:53:00

Celtics Fans Show Love For Pelicans Superstar Anthony Davis

BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- Anthony Davis doesn't play for the Celtics--at least not yet, right? That's just a Green-teamer fantasy right now--but you wouldn't have known it listening to the ovation the Pelicans superstar received last night at the Garden.

IHEART.COM - 2018-12-11 20:20:00

You Can Secretly Record Officials and Police in Massachusetts, a Judge Ruled

And two very different groups are celebrating. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee!. In a victory for two very different groups of people, a federal judge has ruled that a Massachusetts law against secretly recording police o

BOSTON MAGAZINE - 2018-12-11 14:51:23