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Tell us about your online holiday shopping woes

We want to hear about your online shopping stress.

Heavy rain is expected this weekend

The National Weather Service says heavy rain will move into Southern New England from Friday night into Saturday.

Man who allegedly stabbed woman in her 70s in Mashpee ordered held without bail

The naked and combative man who allegedly stabbed a woman in her 70s in Mashpee was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing at his arraignment Thursday, authorities said.

MIT scientists find dark matter could be cause of mysterious energy excess at center of our galaxy

MIT scientists discovered that a mysterious burst of light at the center our galaxy could be caused by dark matter after all, four years after previous research concluded the light was caused by stars, not dark matter.

Skippy White’s legendary record shop is closing

Skippy White’s record shop at 1971 Columbus Ave. will soon be no more.

Schumer swoops in to boost Markey, as key cash deadline looms

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer was the special guest at a big-dollar fund-raiser Thursday evening to benefit Markey’s effort to hold onto his seat for another six-year term.

Photos: Mourners remember Pete Frates at funeral

The service for Pete Frates, who died Monday at the age of 34, was held at St. Ignatius of Loyola Church in Chestnut Hill, which was packed with mourners.

‘Inconvenient Crook’ nabbed after allegedly robbing at least 10 stores in Greater Boston this year

A 25-year-old Hyde Park man dubbed the “Inconvenient Crook” by authorities was arrested Friday morning after he allegedly robbed 10 convenience stores in Greater Boston between May and November, the Massachusetts US attorney’s office said.

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What is hypothyroidism? Elizabeth Warren and many others have it

Warren recently released a medical report from her doctor that disclosed that she takes medication to treat the condition.

A place where all are welcome to lift up their voices in joy

For an hour every Wednesday evening, Eve Montague coaxes a symphony of sound from Community Voices in Duxbury.


Lowell and Boston Latin teens curling their way to Switzerland for World Games

Ethan Hebert and Alina Tschumakow will represent US as part of four-person mixed format squad in January.

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