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Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 11:49 AM EDT

$1M Powerball Ticket Sold in Massachusetts

$1M Powerball Ticket Sold in Massachusetts

A $1 million winning ticket was sold in Wareham, Massachusetts and three $50,000 winning tickets were also sold, lottery officials said.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 12:56 AM EDT

Newton, Arlington on High Alert Over Suspicious Man Incident

Newton, Arlington on High Alert Over Suspicious Man Incident

Police are warning Newton, Massachusetts, residents about a man who entered a home pretending to be a water department employee. Shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday, a man went to a home on Pierrepoint Road dressed...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 08:08 AM EDT

Emotions Run High as 2 Boston Schools Face Closure

Emotions Run High as 2 Boston Schools Face Closure

A proposal to close two Boston schools is under fire as parents protest the idea and say it will leave some children’s education in limbo. A heated debate was held Wednesday night at the School Committee...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 06:24 PM EDT

Explosion Victims Struggle to Keep Warm as Temps Drop

Explosion Victims Struggle to Keep Warm as Temps Drop

As temperatures begin to drop day by day, the October chill threatens Merrimack Valley residents as they battle to keep warm.

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 01:31 AM EDT

Boston City Council Votes to Support Striking Marriott Workers

Boston City Council Votes to Support Striking Marriott Workers

The Boston City Council unanimously voted Wednesday to support Unite Here 26, a union of more than 1,500 Marriott employees who have been on strike demanding higher wages and more work from the company. The...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 07:32 PM EDT

Gov. Baker: 'I Misspoke' During 2nd Debate

Gov. Baker: 'I Misspoke' During 2nd Debate

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday that he hadn't decided if he would vote for fellow Republican and U.S. Senate candidate Geoff Diehl even though he has publicly endorsed his candidacy but quickly...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 05:55 PM EDT

Massachusetts Boy Missing for 2 Years Found in Florida

Massachusetts Boy Missing for 2 Years Found in Florida

A Massachusetts boy missing for two years has been found in Florida. Authorities say Matthew Hale was 3 years old when he was abducted by his biological mother in September 2016 after his biological father was...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 09:24 PM EDT

1 Dead, Another Hospitalized Due to Carbon Monoxide Incident

1 Dead, Another Hospitalized Due to Carbon Monoxide Incident

One person is dead and another person has been hospitalized due to a carbon monoxide incident in Wales, Massachusetts on Wednesday, according to authorities.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 06:14 PM EDT

Investigation Into Dead Baby's Body Now Spans 3 States

Investigation Into Dead Baby's Body Now Spans 3 States

The investigation into the discovery of a dead baby boy now spans three states.

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 01:43 AM EDT

Renovation Plan Leaves Future of W. Roxbury Schools in Doubt

Renovation Plan Leaves Future of W. Roxbury Schools in Doubt

The future of a pair of high schools in West Roxbury are in doubt.

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