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State Health Officials Unveil New Marijuana Dispensary Rules

The Department of Public Health is unveiling changes to the way it issues licenses under the state’s medical marijuana dispensary program.



Alzheimer’s And Brain Awareness Month

May 15, 2015 Did you know there are 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease? 120,000 of them live in Massachusetts. Currently, there are over 200,000 Latinos living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States […]


Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for EMILY's List)

AG Healey Reviewing Pay Equity, OKs 6-Week Parental Leave

Attorney General Maura Healey is allowing new parents in her office up to six weeks of paid parental leave — including parents who adopt or participate in foster care.


Hundreds attended the Duckling Day Parade Sunday in Boston.  (Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ News Radio 1030)

Hundreds Attend Duckling Day Parade In Boston

Kids and adults were able to channel their inner duck at the public garden for the annual Duckling Day Parade on Sunday.



Pre-Civil War Era Shipwreck Found At Nantasket Beach

The state’s underwater archaeologist has identified it as a pre-Civil War era cargo ship.


National Geographic Magazine covers. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Newton Student Headed To National Geographic Bee

A Newton seventh-grader is off to Washington D.C. to represent Massachusetts in the National Geographic Bee next week.


A brush fire in Sandwich Saturday night. (Photo by Robert Bastille/Hyannis News)

Fire Officials: Conditions Are Prime For Brush Fires

The National Weather Service issued another red flag warning Sunday, and firefighters are on the lookout for brush fires.


Police say a 16-year-old girl was seriously injured after she fell off a 20-foot cliff in the woods near a condominium complex late Friday night in Westwood. (WBZ-TV)

Westwood Girl Seriously Hurt After Falling Off 20-Foot Ledge

Police say a 16-year-old girl was seriously injured after she fell off a 20-foot ledge in the woods near a condominium complex late Friday night in Westwood.


Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a man 180 miles south of Nantucket, Mass., Saturday. Watchstanders at the 1st District Command Center received a call via satellite phone at 12 p.m. stating a 39-year-old man aboard the 992-foot Bermuda flagged cruise ship Queen Mary II needed medical attention. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Airlifts Ailing Man From Cruise Ship

The U.S. Coast Guard airlifted a man with renal and heart failure symptoms from a cruise ship Saturday afternoon about 180 miles south of Nantucket.


Concord resident Peter Waters survived the Nepal Earthquake on April 25. (WBZ-TV)

Concord Man Survives Nepal Earthquake

A Concord man survived the Nepal earthquake that killed several thousand people in late April.