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Lawmakers Want Action On Cannon Street Cleanup
The New Bedford legislative delegation is demanding action by the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection to come up with a plan for the cleanup of the Cannon Street Power Station site on the city's waterfront.
The site is owned by Eversource, formerly NSTAR...
Hernandez Lawyers Seek Key Evidence Thrown Out
Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron
Hernandez have asked a judge to throw out a search warrant that led
police to seize a vehicle that prosecutors say Hernandez was
driving when he fatally shot two Boston men in 2012...
AG Loretta Lynch Calls Oregon Shooting Monstrous
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she is ``shocked and appalled'' by the ``monstrous'' shooting at an Oregon community college.
Lynch made her remakes Friday in an address to the Massachusetts Medical Society where she was participating in a summit on opioid abuse...
Ex-Boston Funeral Director Gets Up To 5 Years in Prison
BOSTON (AP) _ A former Boston funeral home director has been sentenced to up to five years in prison for improperly storing dead bodies, stealing almost $150,000 in funeral pre-payments and working without a license.
Joseph O'Donnell apologized in court on Wednesday after changing his plea to mu…
An Open Letter to Bella Bond
You were not possessed. It was not your "time to die." You were a sweet, innocent baby who was probably hungry or needed comforting. A mother's love was something you clearly never received. So as you cried for her, or anyone to acknowledge your presence and fill a need, you w…
Boston Hazmat Scare Prompted By Fish Oil Lab
BOSTON (AP) _ A hazardous materials scare that forced the evacuation of residential buildings near Fenway Park in Boston turned out to be all about fish oil.
The discovery of chemicals in the basement of a convenience store Tuesday prompted a response by firefighters, police and terrorism investigato…
DA: Fatal Stabbing Victim Was 15-Year-Old Boy
BOSTON (AP) _ The Suffolk district attorney says a body found fatally stabbed on an East Boston beach on Labor Day was that of a 15-year-old boy.
District Attorney Daniel Conley identified the victim on Tuesday as Wilson Martinez of East Boston...
Obama Unveils Paid Sick Leave Exec. Order in Boston
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama is showing solidarity with workers on Labor Day by signing an executive order Monday requiring paid sick leave for employees of federal contractors.
The White House says 300,000 of those workers will be getting the benefit for the first time...

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