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Dulce Nunes, Bossa Nova Star of the 1960s, Dies at 90

Dulce Nunes seemed poised to become a movie star, with her face plastered on the cover of national magazines and a high-profile marriage to one of Brazilian cinema’s leading men. But instead she took a detour into singing, releasing a trio of popular albums in the 1960s that capitalized on the surging popularity of bossa nova.

Mike Ryan, Red Sox catcher during 1967’s Impossible Dream season, dies at 78

Mr. Ryan made it to the World Series as a Red Sox catcher and three times on the Philadelphia Phillies coaching staff.

Senate Republicans hold up police reform bill for a third day

Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton) used a procedural motion to postpone debate - asking that all of the nearly 130 amendments to the bill (S 2800) be printed in the Senate calendar.

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A two-year, $70 million renovation project for City Hall Plaza intended to make the space more accessible and welcoming to people is underway, Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s office said in a statement Saturday.

Mass. Department of Public Health lifts ban on reusable bags

The Department of Public Health Friday lifted a statewide ban on the use of reusable bags at grocery stores -- ending an order imposed early in the coronavirus pandemic as a public health measure.

Students help ex-inmates start their own businesses

With unemployment rates sky-high, it's harder than ever for ex-convicts to find work. Some are hoping to start their own businesses instead, thanks to a new program in which law school students help former inmates learn entrepreneurship skills.

State reports 14 new confirmed coronavirus deaths, 167 new cases Saturday

Massachusetts reported 14 new confirmed deaths due the coronavirus Saturday, increasing the number of lives taken by the pandemic in the state to 8,095.

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When it comes to police OT and union contracts, Boston councilors want to see meaningful change

Boston city councilors Wednesday said they want to see structural changes at the police department that reduce its budget, and meaningful reform in the various police union contracts.

Newton’s school nurses call for pay equity with teachers

The union representing Newton’s school nurses is calling on the city to resume talks on a new contract, more than a year after their previous agreement ended, the organization’s president said.

COVID-19 mask policy got on his nerves

A customer gets angry about a restaurant's mask policy in Hingham, a group of young people break into a city-owned building in Newton, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

What was Ghislaine Maxwell doing in a tiny New Hampshire town?

Bradford, N.H., was a curious landing spot for longtime Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell, who was a resident of three countries, an internationally infamous socialite, and an alleged child trafficker.

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