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Taking a closer look at some of the unique people and stories that make up the city

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 09:17 AM EDT

Free Listeners Give Away Streetside Therapy in Boston

Free Listeners Give Away Streetside Therapy in Boston

Listening only costs time and a group of volunteers in Boston are giving away their own time to hear what others have to say.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 03:26 PM EDT

Meet the Scientists Who Chase Down White Sharks

Meet the Scientists Who Chase Down White Sharks

A team of shark-lovers in Cape Cod get up close and personal with the underwater creatures for their research.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:58 PM EDT

Modern Medieval Combat: 'It's Like Fight Club With Swords'

Modern Medieval Combat: 'It's Like Fight Club With Swords'

The Armored Combat League (ACL) is what you get when you mix Mixed Martial Arts fighters, history buffs, Crossfitters, live action role-players, weapon masters, and Fight Club fans.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 at 08:33 AM EDT

The Secret Ingredient of This Pizza Is Medical Marijuana

The Secret Ingredient of This Pizza Is Medical Marijuana

A Quincy, Massachusetts, dispensary has a new spin on marijuana-infused edibles: a pub-style cheese pizza. Ermont, Inc., a non-profit medical marijuana dispensary that specializes in edibles, is now cooking up...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11:25 AM EDT

Fighting Crime, One Facebook Post at a Time

Fighting Crime, One Facebook Post at a Time

The Dartmouth Police Department’s social media presence rises above the rest with engaging posts, original videos and a charming personality that welcomes visitors (and keeps back the haters.)

Top Stories
40K Converge to Protest Controversial 'Free Speech' Rally
40K Converge to Protest Controversial 'Free Speech' Rally

Thousands of leftist counterprotesters marched peaceably through downtown Boston on Saturday, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism as conservative activists appeared to cut...

Thousands of Animals Find Their Forever Homes
Thousands of Animals Find Their Forever Homes

We're joining the nationwide effort to Clear the Shelters on Saturday, Aug. 19.

DA: Woman's Death Investigated as a Homicide
DA: Woman's Death Investigated as a Homicide

A Massachusetts woman's death early Saturday morning is being investigated as an apparent homicide, according to authorities.

5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy
5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

Arrests Made After 'Free Speech' Rally Ends
Arrests Made After 'Free Speech' Rally Ends

At least 33 people have been arrested in connection to the controversial "Free Speech" rally on the Boston Common, according to our reporters on the scene.

Teen Hit By Train While Riding Bike Dies
Teen Hit By Train While Riding Bike Dies

A teenager who was hit by a commuter rail train Friday evening has died, according to the Middlesex District Attorney.