Massachusetts

Dig at Pilgrim and Native American memorial sparks intrigue

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Archaeologists combing a hill near Plymouth Rock where a park will be built in tribute to the Pilgrims and their Native American predecessors have...

Bill aims to spend billions to fix nation’s aging dams

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BOSTON — Lawmakers in Congress on Friday introduced a bill that would pump tens of billions of dollars into fixing and upgrading the country’s...

USC professor admits to tax charge in admissions scandal

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BOSTON — An associate professor of dentistry at the University of Southern California pleaded guilty on Friday to a tax charge in connection with...

More states agree to settlement plan for opioid-maker Purdue

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More than a dozen states have dropped their longstanding objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its...

Tropical storm kills 1 in Florida, hurts 10 at Georgia base

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Tropical Storm Elsa carved a destructive and soaking path up the East Coast after killing at least one person in Florida...

2 more men arrested during Massachusetts standoff arraigned

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MEDFORD, Mass. — Two more people charged in connection with an armed standoff along a Massachusetts highway last weekend were arraigned on Wednesday under...

Pharmacy exec resentenced to 14 years in meningitis outbreak

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BOSTON — A founder of a now-defunct Massachusetts pharmaceutical facility responsible for a deadly meningitis outbreak will spend 14 and a half years behind...

US lobster fisheries anxious over upcoming whale protections

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PORTLAND, Maine — The profitable U.S. lobster fishery will soon have to contend with new rules designed to protect an endangered species of whale,...

Massachusetts police ID suspects in armed highway standoff

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WAKEFIELD, Mass. — The Massachusetts State Police have identified eight of the 11 males who were arrested following an hourslong armed standoff that partially...

Diners’ discarded shells help establish new oyster colonies

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PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. — Call it the seafood circle of life: Shells discarded by diners are being collected, cleaned and dumped into waterways around...