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Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 12:15 PM EST
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By Karla Rendon-Alvarez, Mark Garfinkel

Fire Rips Through 2 Buildings in Cambridge

A 4-alarm fire ripped through a structure in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Monday...View gallery

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Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:50 PM EST

100 Years Later: Remembering Boston's Deadly Molasses Flood

100 Years Later: Remembering Boston's Deadly Molasses Flood

Slow as molasses? This treacle didn't trickle. It was a sticky, deadly tsunami that flattened an entire Boston neighborhood within seconds. On Tuesday, the city marks the 100th anniversary of its most peculiar...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:58 AM EST

Westport, Mass. Voters to Decide on Farming of Marijuana

Westport, Mass. Voters to Decide on Farming of Marijuana

Voters in Westport, Massachusetts will decide this spring whether to allow farmers to grow marijuana and sell it to dispensaries. The Herald News reports that selectmen agreed to include the issue on the May...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 08:25 AM EST

Boston Mayor Walsh to Outline Priorities for 2019

Boston Mayor Walsh to Outline Priorities for 2019

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is preparing to outline his plans for the city in 2019. The Democrat will deliver his annual State of the City address on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Symphony Hall.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 07:14 AM EST

Major Mass. Food Banks to Meet in Wake of Shutdown

Major Mass. Food Banks to Meet in Wake of Shutdown

The four largest food banks in Massachusetts are meeting on Monday to discuss how to respond to the ongoing partial federal government shutdown.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:26 PM EST

4-Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Buildings in Cambridge

4-Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Buildings in Cambridge

Fire officials are working to determine the cause of a 4-alarm blaze that moved through two buildings in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Monday morning. Fire officials said the fire started at about 5:45 a.m....

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 10:30 PM EST

Woman Killed in Norwood Crash ID'd

Woman Killed in Norwood Crash ID'd

A woman has died following a crash in Norwood Sunday evening, according to Massachusetts State Police. Officials say the victim was a 31-year-old woman from Avon. Her name has not yet been released.

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 11:54 PM EST

Anti-Semitic Fliers Found in Newton, Mass.

Anti-Semitic Fliers Found in Newton, Mass.

Police in Newton, Massachusetts say they are investigating after several anti-Semitic fliers were discovered in book-swap bins. The fliers included racist caricatures and connected Jews to pedophilia, according...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 08:10 PM EST

Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Fall River, Mass. Stabbing

Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Fall River, Mass. Stabbing

A suspect has been identified following a fatal stabbing in Fall River, Massachusetts, according to police. Officials named Adam James Conners, 29, of Fall River as a suspect in the stabbing. Local police...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 07:26 PM EST

Police Make Arrest in Connection With Armed Home Invasion

Police Make Arrest in Connection With Armed Home Invasion

Boston Police have arrested a suspect in connection with an armed home invasion in Hyde Park, according to officials. Police say Thiago Oliveira, 28, of Hyde Park, was arrested after he allegedly forced his way...

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