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Coast Guard Reports Collision in Fog-Bound Nantucket Harbor
No injuries were reported and the incident is under investigation by the Coast Guard
State Police: Suspects in Custody as Wakefield Standoff Ends
The standoff shut down a portion of I-95 for much of the morning, causing major traffic problems during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Standoff Continues in Wakefield with Armed Men
State Police say the men claimed to be from a group "that does not recognize our laws" and headed into a wooded area.
Massachusetts Announces Details of $1M Vaccine Lottery
The first of five drawings for the Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine lottery is scheduled for July 26.
Plea Deal Rejected for Jasiel Correia’s Ex-Chief of Staff
The decision means Gen Andrade will have to negotiate a new plea deal with prosecutors or go to trial.
Taunton Senator Weighing Possible Run for State Auditor
Longtime Taunton Sen. Marc Pacheco has been calling allies in recent weeks to discuss a potential run for state auditor next year.
‘Person of Interest’ Named in 2000 Murder of Molly Bish
A 'person of interest' has been named in the murder of Molly Bish, a 16-year-old lifeguard who vanished from her post at a Massachusetts pond in 2000.
Massachusetts Schools Move to Full-Time, In-Person Learning in Fall
State education officials say Massachusetts public schools will be required to offer full-time, in-person learning this fall.
New Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Chair Promises Integrity
The new chair of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council says his goals are to unite tribal members, promote economic development and preserve the tribe’s culture.
Massachusetts to Close Four Vaccination Sites for More Focused Approach
Massachusetts plans on closing four of its seven mass vaccination sites by the end of June in favor of a more targeted approach.