Weirdest Thing of the Week

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A Huge Alligator Was Removed from a Backyard in West Springfield

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. What do police officers do when they’re summoned to a house with an […]

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Rooftop Daredevils Shock Vacationing Texans

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. While on vacation in Boston this week, the Brown family probably expected […]

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New Bedford Residents Are Feuding Over a ‘Seagull with Boobs’

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. Yo that’s a Seagull with Boobs. #NBMA #Art pic.twitter.com/C6l7AKAnVa — Benjamin Ortega […]

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Thief Locks Himself in the Store He’s Stealing From

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. When a Worcester thief entered the Woodland Street Superette on Wednesday, he apparently […]

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Busty Mermaid at Tail End of Controversy

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. Some patrons of Salty’s Diner in Yarmouth are feeling a bit salty […]

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Huge, Expensive Slabs of Granite Were Stolen on Cape Cod

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. It’s been a rocky week for Cape Granite Connection, a granite supply store […]

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Dizzy the Monkey Escapes Enclosure at Zoo

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. UPDATE, June 24, 8:45 a.m.: Dizzy the monkey returned home safely on Thursday night. […]

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A Crane Toppled Over on Crane Street

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. Engine 3 on scene of crane that toppled over on Crane St. […]

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A Gigantic Dead Shark Was Discovered in Boston Harbor

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. At 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning, police received a call about a […]

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A Shipwreck Was Unearthed in the Seaport

In weird news this week, an 1800s-era shipwreck was spotted during the construction of a new office complex in the Seaport District. Perhaps the weirdest part of […]

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A Woman Was Dropped Down a Trash Chute

A Salem man accidentally dropped his keys on Monday, resulting in a neighbor’s broken leg. What occurred between the key-dropping and the leg-breaking is—simply put—puzzling. Police say 19-year-old […]

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An Airplane Struck a Deer While Landing in New Hampshire

Small aircraft crash at Keene Airport pic.twitter.com/kA34VzqZ84 — Keene Fire Dept. (@KeeneFire) May 11, 2016 During a routine landing on Wednesday morning, a small plane […]

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Captain Cook’s Shipwreck Was Found Off the Coast of Rhode Island

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. The ship that British explorer Captain James Cook sailed across the Pacific with […]

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Man Found Crouching Behind Suitcases Full of Marijuana

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. Police in Worcester are said to have found a man crouching behind two […]

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A Case of a Stolen Bust

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. Someone’s head is missing, Anthony Scibelli’s head is #missing#decapitated pic.twitter.com/yaHHbZomC4 — David […]