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Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

Documents Show Secret Service Kept Tab Of Aaron Swartz

The documents show the Secret Service field office in Boston secured documents and electronic devices seized during a search of Swartz’s home and office.

08/13/2013

Scientist searches for invasive species in Marshfield. (WBZ-TV photo)

Team Searches For Invasive Species Along Mass. Coast

A scientific search party fanned out today along the Massachusetts coast looking for unwanted and potentially dangerous visitors.

08/06/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

MIT: Internal Review Found No Wrongdoing In Handling Of Swartz Case

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology says an internal review of its actions in the investigation of free-information activist Aaron Swartz had found no wrongdoing on the school’s part.

07/30/2013

Bose (Photo from Facebook)

Bose Corp. Founder Amar Bose Passes Away At Age 83

Amar Bose, founder and chairman of the audio technology company Bose Corp., has died. He was 83.

07/12/2013

Sean Collier. (Photo credit: Collier family)

Gov. Patrick Signs Bill Honoring Slain MIT Officer Sean Collier

Sean Collier, a Winchester native, was fatally shot April 18 while sitting in his police cruiser.

06/21/2013

Dried abalone (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Chemist Working With Abalone Shells Wins MIT Prize

A materials chemist who is discovering the wonders of abalone shells wins Lemelson MIT prize.

06/05/2013

Sean Collier. (Photo credit: Collier family)

‘Collier Bill’ Would Extend Benefits To Slain Campus Police

U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano has filed a bill in Congress named after slain MIT Officer Sean Collier that would extend federal benefits to campus police.

06/04/2013

Sean Collier. (Photo credit: Collier family)

Bill Would Honor Dream Of Slain MIT Officer Sean Collier

A bill that would posthumously honor the dream of slain MIT officer Sean Collier to be appointed to the Somerville Police Department is moving quickly through the legislature.

05/24/2013

Chris Cassidy (Photo credit: SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Astronaut Tapped For Emergency Spacewalk Operation

An astronaut with local ties is one of two astronauts making a hastily planned spacewalk Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in the power system of the International Space Station.

05/11/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (FBI photo)

DA Building Murder Case Against Marathon Bombing Suspect

Middlesex County prosecutors say they’re building a murder case against the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings for the death of an MIT police officer.

04/25/2013

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