Boston - Massachusetts

Rare penny sells for more than $200K at auction

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A rare copper penny that a Massachusetts man found in his lunch money more than 70 years ago has been sold at an auction for more than $200,000.Read more

New hotel concept will display, encourage purchase of American-made products

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Consumers live with the products and can decide whether they want to purchase them.Read more

Boston firefighter spreading holiday cheer with pillow fights is back at it

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A Massachusetts firefighter has been channeling his inner "Buddy" to spread some holiday cheer in downtown Boston.Read more


Boston firefighter spreads holiday cheer with pillow fights as "Buddy the Elf"

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A Massachusetts firefighter channeled his inner "Buddy" to spread some holiday cheer in downtown Boston.Read more

Gangster's death brings abrupt end to old South Boston

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The death of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger brings an abrupt end to a notorious chapter in the history of South Boston, the neighborhood where Bulger once ran a ruthless...Read more

Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster, found slain in prison at 89

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James "Whitey" Bulger, the murderous Boston gangster who benefited from a corrupt relationship with the FBI before spending 16 years as one of America's most wanted men...Read more

Red Sox win 4th World Series title in 15 years

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The Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 Sunday night behind David Price's pitching and...Read more

'Silly old bear': New exhibition celebrates Winnie-the-Pooh

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Winnie the Pooh and pal Christopher Robin are starring in "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic," a new exhibition opening Saturday at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.Read more

Investigator: No evidence gas explosions intentional

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There's no evidence to suggest the gas explosions that rocked communities north of Boston were intentional, a federal investigator said Saturday.Read more


'It looked like Armageddon:' Gas explosions destroy homes

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series of gas explosions one official described as "Armageddon" left at least six people injured and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of...Read more

After sale, plant that makes Necco Wafers and other brands abruptly closes

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The Boston Globe reports Round Hill Investments LLC announced Tuesday it is selling Necco brands to another manufacturer and closing down its Revere plant.Read more