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Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 12:25 PM EDT

Fire Damages Several Businesses in Boston Building

Fire Damages Several Businesses in Boston Building

A fire damaged several businesses early Saturday morning at a commercial building in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:50 PM EDT

Man Charged in Fatal Double Stabbing in Dorchester

Man Charged in Fatal Double Stabbing in Dorchester

Authorities are investigating whether a fight between neighbors led to a double stabbing in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood that has left one person dead and another injured.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:22 PM EDT

Cocaine and Gambling Op Found in American Legion Bust

Cocaine and Gambling Op Found in American Legion Bust

Police arrested five and seized cocaine and a gambling machine at the American Legion Post 80 in Stoughton, Massachusetts.

Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 09:41 AM EDT

Doug Flutie Says His Legacy Goes Beyond Football

Doug Flutie Says His Legacy Goes Beyond Football

Doug Flutie is a local sports legend, best known for his Hail Mary pass at Boston College and for his years spent as a quarterback in the NFL. However, the Natick, Massachusetts, native says he believes his...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:49 PM EDT

Thousands Slam Harvard for Rescinding Manning's Invitation

Thousands Slam Harvard for Rescinding Manning's Invitation

An online petition with more than 15,000 signatures slammed a Harvard University dean for his decision to rescind an invitation to Chelsea Manning.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:45 PM EDT

Poster Exhibit on Freedom of Press Pulled From Library

Poster Exhibit on Freedom of Press Pulled From Library

The Boyden Library in Foxboro, Massachusetts, briefly pulled posters from a display dedicated to honoring freedom of the press after complaints.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:44 PM EDT

Jose Leaves Travelers Stranded on Cape and Islands

Jose Leaves Travelers Stranded on Cape and Islands

People who want to go to Nantucket are having a hard time getting there as the impact of Jose lingers.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 07:28 PM EDT

Mass. Group on Mission to Reduce State Sales Tax

Mass. Group on Mission to Reduce State Sales Tax

The Retailers Association of Massachusetts is on a mission to reduce the sales tax to 5 percent, where it was for decades before 2009. Any decrease would have consequences for state programs.

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 09:58 AM EDT

Vt. Man Accused in Attempted Murder Caught at Mohegan Sun

Vt. Man Accused in Attempted Murder Caught at Mohegan Sun

A man accused of trying to kill someone with a 2X4 in Vermont, robbing a Massachusetts bank and fleeing in a stolen truck earlier this month has been arrested as a fugitive at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 03:32 PM EDT

Time to Say Goodbye to necn's Weather-Only App

Time to Say Goodbye to necn's Weather-Only App

It's time to say goodbye to the necn's weather-only app.