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Woman in Attleboro Stole Gold for Dying Mother’s Healthcare
A woman charged with stealing $40,000 worth of gold from her employer to pay for her sick mother's medical expenses has avoided jail.
Teen Arrested in Providence Place Mall Shooting
Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with a shooting at a Rhode Island mall that left one person injured.
New Bedford, Wareham Receiving Grants to Help Improve Water
Ten Massachusetts communities, including New Bedford and Wareham, are sharing nearly $400,000 in state grants to improve drinking water or improve wastewater treatment facilities.
Despite Holiday Challenges, Massachusetts Sets 2018 Primary Date
Massachusetts' top elections official has chosen Sept. 4, the day after Labor Day, to hold the state's 2018 primary.
New England Patriots Donating Blankets to Area Homeless Shelters
The New England Patriots are trying to cover the homeless as a fresh blast of arctic air grips the region.
Bridgewater Woman Offering $5K Reward for Missing Dogs
A Massachusetts woman is offering a $5,000 reward for the safe return of her beloved dogs that went missing three weeks ago.
Wrong-Way Driver Dies in Fall River Crash
State police say a 75-year-old man driving the wrong way on a Massachusetts highway has died after colliding with another vehicle.
Fishermen Concerned with Navigating Offshore Wind Farms
East Coast fishermen are turning a wary eye toward an emerging upstart: the offshore wind industry.
Recreational Marijuana Regulations Coming Soon
Marijuana regulators are expected to sign off on a wide-ranging set of rules for the nascent recreational cannabis industry in Massachusetts.
Deadline for Offshore Wind Farms Approaching
Offshore wind farm developers are preparing to submit proposals for large-scale operations off Massachusetts.