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Massachusetts City Testing Public Narcan Stash Boxes
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts city is considering a proposal to create publicly accessible boxes containing Narcan, the medication used to counteract opioid overdoses.
Cambridge officials say a passer-by who found someone suffering from an overdose could administer the drug before medics ar…
Three Indicted In Worcester Weapons Theft
Three people including a former Army reservist have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the theft of weapons from a U.S. Army Reserve Center.
Thirty-four-year-old James Morales, of Cambridge, is charged with conspiracy to possess stolen weapons, theft of government property and o…
Census Bureau: Population Increases In Boston-Area
Boston-area residents who feel there are more cars on the roads and a little less elbow room on the subway may be right.
The U.S. Census Bureau in estimates released this week says Boston and four of its immediate suburbs added the most new residents from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014...
“Die-In” Protest Held During Boston First Night
Activists protesting recent police killings staged a peaceful die-in during First Night, the city's popular New Year's Eve celebration.
Dozens of people briefly lay down in the plaza in front of the Boston Public Library on Wednesday evening while others held signs saying ``black lives matter'' and `…
MBTA Receives $1 Billion For Green Line Upgrades
The federal government is providing Massachusetts with $996 million for rail improvements, but not on the South Coast. The funds amount to just 43% of the total cost of the extension of the MBTA's Green Line to Somerville and Medford.
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says the federal monies come f…
Friend Of Tsarnaev Appears In Federal Court
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to charges of trafficking heroin and possessing an illegal handgun.
Stephen Silva of Cambridge, Massachusetts, appeared in federal court in Boston on Wednesday...
Possible Vaccine for PTSD
A possible "vaccine" for post-traumatic stress disorder might help protect soldiers in battle.
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge claim the ghrelin hormone produced during stressful situations makes the brain vulnerable to PTSD...

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