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Police investigating suspicious powder found at Moakley Courthouse

BOSTON (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a suspicious powder was found at the Moakley Courthouse in Boston, officials said. A powdery substance was found in a drop box at the courthouse, according to officials. No other information was immediately available. This is a developing news story; stay with 7NEWS...
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Adventure Awaits! Where to Find Dinosaurs near Boston

Chances are if you’re a parent, you’ve got a dino lover on your hands. If your kiddos spout off dinosaur names (where’d they learn to pronounce them all anyway?) and know the difference between the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, they’ll want in on these nearby dinosaur experiences that bring their favorite prehistoric creatures to life. From a new drive-thru experience to fossilized footprints that are worth the drive, here’s where to find dinosaurs.
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Cambridge, MAWicked Local

LETTER: Sentencing considerations for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

In the June 17 issue, Alanna Durkin Richer provides an overview of issues involved in the sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the two brothers responsible for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. These two brothers had been students at Cambridge’s Rindge and Latin School. After both graduated, Tamerlan, seven years...
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Medford, MAwhdh.com

Green Line service to Medford delayed 5 months

Passenger service on most of the long-awaited Green Line Extension will not begin until five months after the original target amid what officials described as “schedule pressure” inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and two cities that helped foot the project bill are in line to be credited tens of millions of dollars each.
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It’s summertime in the city at the Torigian Y in Peabody

PEABODY — The YMCA of Metro North is wasting no time ushering in the good old summertime. On Monday, Metro North opened two of its outdoor summer camps. Camp Eastman at the Torigian Family YMCA opened its doors to campers, while Camp Sachem at the Saugus Y also opened Monday.
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Massachusetts reports new low for coronavirus hospitalizations, U.S. death and case averages drop to milestone

Massachusetts health officials on Monday reported five more coronavirus deaths and 48 new cases, continuing the trend of lower numbers amid the vaccine rollout. The number of COVID patients currently in Bay State hospitals is down to 100, which also marks a pandemic low. Hospitalizations on Monday dropped by eight patients from Sunday’s total of 108 patients.
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Battenfeld: Andrew Yang remark about mentally ill draws firestorm on eve of New York City mayor’s race

New York City voters head to the polls on Tuesday amid a soaring crime rate and a firestorm over comments about the mentally ill homeless by one-time front-runner Andrew Yang. The Democratic primary could be a bellwether for other cities like Boston, where quality of life and public safety issues like crime, open drug use, loud parties and illegal dirt bikes have dominated some neighborhood meetings.
Brookline, MAWicked Local

Brookline Fire Department offers grilling safety tips

Chief John F. Sullivan would like to remind Brookline residents to practice safe grilling habits while cooking outdoors this season. Each year Massachusetts fire departments respond to hundreds of fires involving grills, hibachis or barbecues, according to the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services. Chief Sullivan would like to share the...
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