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Formerly "Extinct" Plant Located in Central Massachusetts

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LUNENBURG - There might just be hope for the dinosaurs yet. If a long thought to be extinct plant re-emerges, than nothing could ever really be…

David Mello

Happy Lamb Hot Pot Settles Labor Violation Suit From Former Employees

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After a 10 month lawsuit alleging federal and state labor violations including wage theft, harassment and exposure to unsafe working conditions, the owners of Happy Lamb…

Jeff Bernstone

Chinatown Hosts First Archaeological Dig as Part of Official City Project

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Chinatown may be one of the last places many would consider to be of archaeological value in the greater Boston area. It’s a neighborhood that’…

Jeff Bernstone

A Turkey Family Arrives in the South End

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BOSTON - While Boston likes to consider itself a city that welcomes immigrants, some newcomers have been testing this welcome for years. We're talking, of course,…

Julia Hass, David Mello

Headlines from the Long July 4 Weekend

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Maybe you were grilling. Maybe you hit the beach. Maybe you were busy watching the US Women's Soccer Team dominate their way to their fourth World…

Julia Hass

How Is Medford's 3-D Crosswalk Faring?

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MEDFORD - Back in the spring, road workers, officials, and students at Medford's Roberts Elementary School decided to take the safety of their students to the…

David Mello

Bank Robbery and SWAT Team Negotiations Result in Two Arrests in Quincy

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QUINCY, MA — An attempted bank robbery and a SWAT team negotiation resulted in the arrest of two suspects in Quincy Tuesday afternoon, police say.Quincy police…

Jeff Bernstone

CVS in Downtown Crossing Has an Interesting Way of Catching Animals

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BOSTON - Downtown Crossing is one of the best parts of Boston, if you're looking for shopping and entertainment. But as many fun activities as there…

David Mello

The Red Line Delays, Explained

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BOSTON – For red line commuters, the past few weeks have been especially frustrating. Like many, I assume, my daily routine now involves checking the MBTA's twitter…

Aiden Dobens