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Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 08:04 PM EST

GE to Downsize Boston Headquarters, Reimburse State $87M

GE to Downsize Boston Headquarters, Reimburse State $87M

Officials with General Electric announced Thursday they plan to reimburse the state of Massachusetts for the $87 million incentive package that was given to them when the company moved its headquarters from...

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 06:30 PM EST

Economic Impact of Patriots Nation on Foxborough

Economic Impact of Patriots Nation on Foxborough

During the nearly 17-year Super Bowl run, the town of Foxborough, Massachusetts, and the New England Patriots have been a team for tremendous successes both on and off the field. But with all the winning,...

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 06:05 PM EST

Vt. AG Comes Out in Support of Marijuana Legalization

Vt. AG Comes Out in Support of Marijuana Legalization

After several years of starts and stops on legislative discussions of marijuana legalization in Vermont, there’s a new push in the Vermont Senate to regulate the legal sales of cannabis and cannabis products to...

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 at 04:52 PM EST

National Grid Fined $750,000 for Response to 2017 Wind Storm

National Grid Fined $750,000 for Response to 2017 Wind Storm

Massachusetts has penalized National Grid $750,000 for what the state calls the utility's inadequate preparation and response to a destructive 2017 wind storm. The state Department of Public Utilities said...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 03:20 PM EST

Hudson Pot Shop Not Yet Given Green Light to Open by Town

Hudson Pot Shop Not Yet Given Green Light to Open by Town

Plans by a recreational marijuana dispensary to open in Hudson, Massachusetts, have not yet been authorized by town officials. Authorities there said Wednesday that Temescal Wellness hasn't submitted and...

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FIRST ALERT: Heavy Rain, Flooding Possible This Weekend
FIRST ALERT: Heavy Rain, Flooding Possible This Weekend

Temperatures will soar to around 70 on Friday, just as people get ready to celebrate both Passover and Easter this weekend. Strong southerly and southwesterly winds of up to 35 to 45 mph will blow right into...

Buttigieg Joins Stop & Shop Workers on the Picket Line in Malden
Buttigieg Joins Stop & Shop Workers on the Picket Line in Malden

or the second straight day, a national political figure is set to show their support for striking Stop & Shop workers. Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to join Stop & Shop employees...

Woman Charged With Vandalizing Boston Gravestones
Woman Charged With Vandalizing Boston Gravestones

A Hyde Park woman is charged with eight counts of vandalism for defacing gravestones, and may also be involved in the damage to the World War II memorial in South Boston. Deborah Gideon, 53, was arrested...

MIT Crew Team Rescued When Boats Capsize on Charles River
MIT Crew Team Rescued When Boats Capsize on Charles River

Two boats containing an MIT crew team had to be rescued from the Charles River Friday morning after they capsized during separate incidents due to windy conditions.

Plunging on With Mueller Report, House Dems Issue Subpoena
Plunging on With Mueller Report, House Dems Issue Subpoena

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel's Robert Mueller's report as Congress escalates its investigation of President Donald Trump. "It now falls to Congress...

Maine Officials Search for Man Who Fell in Kennebec River
Maine Officials Search for Man Who Fell in Kennebec River

Authorities in Maine are searching for a 35-year-old Wisconsin man who fell in a river overnight. Shortly before 10 p.m., the Bath Police Department received a call that the man fell into the Kennebec River...