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'Orderly crowd' witnesses start of retail pot sales in Salem

SALEM — Alternative Therapies Group saw a slightly delayed, but otherwise smooth opening of recreational marijuana sales Saturday morning. By 10 a.m., the line to get in was growing beyond ATG's parking lot at 50 Grove St. and down a sidewalk along the property, as people with pre-registered appoint

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-15 15:43:00

Daily Red Sox Links: Luxury Tax, Joe Kelly, London Series

The luxury tax payments came in and the Red Sox had to pay a whopping $12 million in taxes. In other words, they had to pay a little less than what they’re paying for their first base platoon. (NBC Sports Boston)

OVER THE MONSTER - 2018-12-16 12:00:00

Eastern Massachusetts’ First Recreational Pot Shop Opens In Salem

SALEM, Mass. (CBS) – Salem city councilor Josh Turiel was the ceremonial first customer as Massachusetts’ newest recreational marijuana shop opened for business on Saturday.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-15 19:09:56

Snow, sleet and freezing rain could impact roads Sunday night into Monday morning for parts of Massachusetts

A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to fall Sunday morning and night, but some areas of Massachusetts could see snow overnight. A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 a.m. Monday for the western and central parts of Massachusetts.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-12-16 13:56:07

For sale: Restored property of Salem witch trials refugee

A historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-16 15:54:05

Watch Matt Damon play a Boston boxer on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Ever wonder what “The Fighter” would have been like with Matt Damon playing Mark Wahlberg’s role? “Saturday Night Live” has the answer. During the show’s “Weekend Update” sketch, co-anchor Michael Che welcomed one of the desk’s many high-concept recurring characters, Every Boxer’s Girlfriend from Ev

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-16 12:28:54

Salem: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale

SALEM, MA — Looking for a new home nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings again and again? With our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 19:19:00

5 things to do this weekend, Dec. 15-16

It may not be in 4D, like the version playing at the Museum of Science, but this “Polar Express” screening will include a make-your-own reindeer food station, hot chocolate, and a special jolly guest in red. And it’s free. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Goddard School, 244 Maple St., Middleton. Re

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-14 22:25:46

Woman who got probation for $160K credit fraud nabbed on new charge

SALEM — A Connecticut woman who avoided both jail and restitution in a $160,000 credit card fraud case last year has been arrested again, this time after allegedly shoplifting at a Walmart in North Attleboro.

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-14 22:49:39

Appeals Court overturns decision; sex offender remains in jail

SALEM — An Appeals Court panel has reversed a Salem judge’s ruling that would have released a Level 3 sex offender back into the community, despite the opinions of two experts who believe he poses a danger.

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-15 01:09:49

Grants to pay for digitizing Salem records, study options for aging DPW building

SALEM — The city has been awarded $180,000 in two separate grants to continue digitizing old city records and to take a hard look at the aging public works facility. The grants were awarded through the Baker Administration’s Community Compact Program, which supports innovations and best practices in

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-15 01:05:33

Man, 93, in good condition after Washington Street crash

PEABODY — A Peabody man was listed in good condition at Massachusetts General Hospital Friday after the vehicle he was driving overturned and trapped him inside following a crash on Washington Street Wednesday afternoon.

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-15 01:25:55

Danvers medical marijuana dispensary delays opening to January

DANVERS — The first medical dispensary in Danvers will not open until January, the second delay this winter. Sanctuary Medicinals first aimed to open its 2 Electronics Ave. dispensary, located in the Danvers Industrial Park on the southbound side of Route 1, this past spring. But Jason Sidman, CEO o

SALEM NEWS - 2018-12-15 00:59:58

Here’s the menu at the recreational marijuana shop in Salem

Massachusetts’ third marijuana shop is opening on Saturday in Salem, and like the first two stores, customers will have lots of products to choose from. At Alternative Therapies Group in Salem, customers will have the opportunity to buy a variety of flowers and concentrates, according to an online m

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-14 22:03:51

Man Helps Beverly Police Free Person Trapped Under Car

BEVERLY, MA -- Two Beverly Police officers and a neighbor helped free a man who was trapped under his car while changing a tire Sunday afternoon. Officers Dave Gagnon and John Vitale responded to the call on Elliott Street around 6 pm on Dec. 9 and were helped by a resident who was working in the ar

PATCH - 2018-12-14 22:49:00

WATCH: Robert Williams made a statement in Celtics win over Hawks

The Celtics had another monumental offensive performance in Boston’s 129 – 108 win over the Atlanta Hawks, but the real show came when the Celtics were on defense; particularly during the short amount of time Robert Williams was on the floor.

USA TODAY - 2018-12-15 02:43:33

Atlanta Hawks Roster: Starting Lineup and Roster Against Boston Celtics

It’s an Eastern Conference battle tonight as the fourteenth-ranked Hawks attempt to get a rare win against a Boston team that is finally finding its stride. The Celtics, who had been struggling to figure out their own chemistry amid injury recovery and palpable frustration until recently, and lookin

HEAVY.COM - 2018-12-14 18:55:03

Crews Working To Fix Water Main Break In Salem

SALEM, MA -- Crews are working to fix a water main break at the intersection of Buena Vista Avenue and DiBiase Street in Salem. In a Facebook post Friday, Salem City Councilor Tim Flynn said the work should be completed by the end of the day Friday. Some area residents will not have water service un

PATCH - 2018-12-14 16:34:00

Salem dispensary prepares for grand opening as state's 3rd retail pot shop

As opening day nears, the third recreational marijuana store on the East Coast is making sure it provides a seamless experience for customers. If you booked an appointment for Saturday ahead of time, great news! If you didn't, the not-so-great news - this isn't first come first serve. If you show up

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-15 03:19:04

Like Jaylen Brown, Gordon Hayward returns to Celtics' lineup vs. Hawks

The Boston Celtics have managed to continue their win streak despite missing some of their rotation players this past week, but fortunately for the club, Gordon Hayward will be rejoining the lineup for Friday night’s game against the Atlanta Hawks—just like Jaylen Brown.

USA TODAY - 2018-12-14 22:34:22