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The Methuen Teen Rapper Was Released from Jail

D’Ambrosio was first arrested on May 1, when he posted a Facebook status boasting that he wanted to outdo the Boston bombing, which prompted his […]

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The New York Post’s Non-Bombing Suspects Sue the New York Post

Remember those two “BAG MEN” to whom the New York Post devoted its cover three days after the Boston Marathon? You probably don’t, because hours […]

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Privacy Expert: Verizon Scandal Impacts Almost Everyone

The Verizon Wireless slogan “Can you hear me now?” has taken on new meaning in light of reports that the National Security Agency has been […]

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Methuen Teen Rapper Will Sit In Jail Awhile Longer

The aspiring rapper from Methuen High who’s been sitting in jail for five weeks since posting a Facebook status his peers and police interpreted as […]

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Police Shoot and Kill Bear Hanging From a Tree in Newton

Putting down a bear the same week that the Bruins are battling it out for a chance to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals might […]

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Attention Riders: You Are Not Allowed to Breakdance on the MBTA

Although it’s not exactly something out of the film “Footloose,” MBTA officials say that performers looking to pocket some change from passengers traveling underground on the transit […]

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Official Wants Panic Buttons Installed in Massachusetts Schools

When it comes to the safety of school children, State Representative Gloria Fox thinks help should be available at the push of a button. That’s […]

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Alcohol Licensing Process Will Get Easier For Liquor Store Owners

In a state with antiquated liquor laws, where it can take months to get permission to sell alcohol, officials announced this week that it will […]

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It Could Cost $50,000 a Year to Operate a Medical Marijuana Dispensary

For those looking to sell a little green from a marijuana dispensary, it could take a lot of green to keep the doors open. According […]

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A Methuen Teen’s Facebook Status Has Kept Him in Jail for Three Weeks

When 18-year-old Methuen High student Cameron D’Ambrosio was arrested for posting rap lyrics to his Facebook that implied he wanted to outdo the Boston Marathon […]

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Bill: Cops Can Stop You If You’re Smoking in a Car With Kids

Beacon Hill officials don’t want people lighting up with kids in the car. In a bill going before the Joint Committee on Public Health on […]

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Brockton’s Lil’ Poopy Stays Out Past His Bedtime

It’s been a quiet few months for Brockton’s own child rapper Lil’ Poopy. (Or maybe it hasn’t? Honestly, we haven’t been paying much attention.) But […]

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Here Are the Official Medical Marijuana Regulations for Massachusetts

Massachusetts officials have cleared the smoke on the medical marijuana rules and regulations, just six months after voters approved of a ballot initiative to allow […]

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Reminder: Rooftop Grilling Is Illegal In Massachusetts

It happens nearly every year, fire officials say. As the weather warms up, people break out their grills and cook on their porches and roof […]

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You Can’t Have Food at a Funeral Home—and One Senator Wants to Change That

For years, State Senator Thomas Kennedy has continuously filed a bill on Beacon Hill that, if passed, would allow family members of the deceased to […]