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Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 03:47 PM EDT

Night Shift Brewing Opens New Location Near TD Garden

Night Shift Brewing Opens New Location Near TD Garden

A local Boston craft brewing company opened the doors of its second location near TD Garden Wednesday morning. The third largest brewery in Massachusetts, Night Shift Brewing now has a new brewery and restaurant...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:14 PM EDT

Harvard 'Shamelessly' Profits From Photos of Slaves: Lawsuit

Harvard 'Shamelessly' Profits From Photos of Slaves: Lawsuit

Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. T...

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 04:52 AM EDT

Boston Duck Tours Returning With Discount for New Englanders

Boston Duck Tours Returning With Discount for New Englanders

One of Boston's most beloved and quirky forms of getting around is returning on Friday and offering locals a discount in celebration of its 25th season. The Boston Duck Tours is celebrating 25 years on the road...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:19 PM EDT

2019 Boston Marathon Banners Unveiled

2019 Boston Marathon Banners Unveiled

The 2019 Boston Marathon banners were unveiled Wednesday morning. Mayor Marty Walsh was among those at the annual ceremony in front of Marathon Sports on Boylston Street. "The marathon represents everything...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 11:52 PM EDT

Disturbing New Details Revealed in Boston Kidnapping, Rape Case

Disturbing New Details Revealed in Boston Kidnapping, Rape Case

The man charged with kidnapping a 23-year-old woman and sexually assaulting her in his Charlestown, Massachusetts home pleaded not guilty during his arraignment on Wednesday. Victor Pena, 38, was charged...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 05:51 AM EDT

Man Struck by Own Truck May Have Had Medical Event: Police

Man Struck by Own Truck May Have Had Medical Event: Police

Massachusetts State Police say a Maine man struck and killed by his own pickup truck on a highway near Boston may have suffered some kind of medical emergency. Police identified the victim of Sunday afternoon's...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 05:41 AM EDT

Boston Launches Online City Registry for Birth Certificates

Boston Launches Online City Registry for Birth Certificates

The city of Boston has created an online registry to allow people to directly order their birth certificates. Officials say the move will help residents comply with the REAL ID Act that takes effect in October....

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 01:01 PM EDT

At Least 19 Displaced in 4-Alarm Fire in Revere, Mass.

At Least 19 Displaced in 4-Alarm Fire in Revere, Mass.

At least 19 people were forced out of their home early Wednesday after a 3-alarm fire destroyed a multi-family house in Revere, Massachusetts. The roaring blaze was reported at about midnight at a home near...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:07 AM EDT

World War II Memorial Defacement Found on Day of Creator's Death

World War II Memorial Defacement Found on Day of Creator's Death

The vandalism of a World War II memorial in South Boston hits especially close to home for the family of one of monument's creators. World War II veteran John Mullen, who helped to build the memorial in...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:30 PM EDT

Suit Challenges Vote Which Saw Mayor Recalled, Re-Elected

Suit Challenges Vote Which Saw Mayor Recalled, Re-Elected

A lawsuit is challenging a special election in which embattled Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia was both recalled and re-elected. The Boston Globe reports the suit filed Tuesday by 10 residents seeks to...

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