Massachusetts


Fishy Story: Headless 400-Pound Tuna Found in Woods

Spotting a 400-pound tuna in the Massachusetts seaport of Gloucester, known as America’s oldest seaport, is not unusual. But finding a headless tuna in the woods is a bit odd.…

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22 People Arrested During Massachusetts Pipeline Protest

Twenty-two people have been arrested on trespassing charges during an ongoing protest at a natural–gas pipeline project in western Massachusetts. State police say the demonstrators refused orders Saturday to leave…

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Ryan Talking Tax Reform at New Balance Shoe Factory

House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation’s tax code as his party looks to reset amid its struggles on repealing and replacing former President Barack…

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FBI Finds Body of Mobster Long Wanted in Cop Killing

When investigators picked through the tan split-level house on Maplecrest Drive, a textbook suburban street in Dartmouth, Mass., 60 miles south of Boston, they found something that wasn’t supposed to…

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Massachusetts Firefighters Battle Large Cambridge Fire

Firefighters were struggling to put down a large fire that jumped from one building to another across a densely-populated neighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Saturday. A large plume of smoke…

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Oldest U.S. Lighthouse Celebrates 300 Years

America’s oldest lighthouse station is being honored as it turns 300. U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Paul Zukunft called Boston Light a “landmark that will stand the test of time” at…

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