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Man Charged With Killing Massachusetts Officer Faces Trial

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — The trial of a man charged with killing a Massachusetts police officer in 2018 started Monday with jury selection. Thomas Latanowich, of Somerville, faces a murder charge in Barnstable Superior Court in the death of Yarmouth police Sgt. Sean Gannon. Gannon, 32, the department's K-9 officer,...
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'Dream big': Massachusetts golfer wins two championships in one day

PEABODY, Mass. — Massachusetts golfer Jenny Ceppi recently won two golf club championships in a single day. On a Sunday morning in July she won the Salem Country Club's Match Play Tournament, then rushed up Route 128 to the Bass Rocks Country Club in Gloucester. The ladies at Bass Rocks even pushed back the tee time to ensure Jenny could make it in time for the final round.
Chelmsford, MAWicked Local

Food for thought at Chelmsford's Sunny Meadow Farm

CHELMSFORD -- On a balmy Saturday, Sunny Meadow Farm looked placid and calm, with farmers' plots abundant with tomatoes, squash, corn, and flowers. But it is in fact a busy place. On July 31, bees and butterflies worked among the blooms, and humans tended the rows of their harvest. Among...
Saugus, MAWicked Local

Saugus selectmen announce availability of all alcoholic beverage license

The Saugus Board Selectmen announce the availability of an all alcoholic beverage license. The selectmen have set the procedure to apply as follows: The application must be returned to the Board of Selectmen’s office, 298 Central St., Saugus, MA 01906 no later than Aug. 31, 2021. Completed applications will be placed on the Sept. 7, 2021 selectmen’s agenda with a time listed for a public hearing on each individual applicant.
Boston, MAcbslocal.com

Matt Turner, Tajon Buchanan Earn Honors For Gold Cup Performances

BOSTON (CBS) — Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner made the most of his time away from New England, as he helped the United States win the Gold Cup on Sunday night. Turner and the U.S. defeated Mexico 1-0 in the final, with Arlington native Miles Robinson scoring the lone goal of the match in extra time.
Melrose, MAnshoremag.com

Picasso Jasper: Comfy, Ethical Clothing for the “Mystically Minded”

Yoga wasn’t hugely popular in Massachusetts when Melisa Lent launched Picasso Jasper in 2014. A lot has changed since then, but not Picasso Jasper’s comfortable, casual, wellness and yoga-inspired clothing. Sure, clothing should be versatile and wearable—but Picasso Jasper’s line of fun, graphic clothing, like t-shirts, hoodies, and joggers, is...
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Officials: No evidence of mysterious bird disease in Mass.

Bird feeders have grown in popularity in lockstep with the emergence of work-from-home schedules for many people in Massachusetts, but state officials are urging people to keep their feeders offline for a while longer. In mid-July, the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife issued an advisory citing an illness affecting birds...
Revere, MAWCVB

Brockton, Revere mayors implement mask mandate for city buildings

REVERE, Mass. — The mayors of Brockton and Revere on Monday announced they were implementing mask mandates for all city buildings. The decisions of Brockton Mayor Robert Sullivan and Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo come as the rate of new COVID-19 cases increases across much of Massachusetts. According to the most recent map from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nine Massachusetts counties have "high" or "substantial" rates of transmission.
Boston, MABC Heights

BC Names Eight New Members to the Board of Trustees

Eight new board members, ranging from bank executives to Boston-area advocates, joined the Boston College Board of Trustees earlier this summer, according to a University release. “The new trustees come from a range of professional backgrounds, with all having connections to the University as graduates or past and present parents,”...
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Where to find excellent frozen yogurt in and around Boston

Try swirls of tart yogurt and toppings at shops like Truly's, FroyoWorld, and Yogurt Beach. Once a trendy alternative to ice cream, frozen yogurt no longer claims the cool kid status it held following its inception in the 80s. But just because Pinkberry and TCBY have retreated from the Bay State doesn’t mean that there aren’t great frozen yogurt options to be found around Boston. In fact, our readers have quite a few favorite places.