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BOSTON — Massachusetts could become the latest front in the culture war clash over gas stoves, with legislative proposals being considered that would restrict or ban the fossil-fuel powered appliances in new homes.

ROCKPORT —The town’s Dock Square Pump Station was back online Saturday morning, after overflows on Thursday and Friday poured more than 700,000 gallons of sewerage into Rockport Harbor, and station repairs were complicated Friday by a fire.

BOSTON — Good government groups want the state’s highest court to overturn a decision by former Attorney General Maura Healey to reject a ballot question calling for limits on campaign spending by political action committees.

Max, a 1-year-old retriever-greyhound mix, is part of Cape Ann Animal’s foster-to-adopt program. He loves his stuffies and will throw them around the play yard then get zoomies to show his appreciation. With his long legs, there is no doubt that he will be able to keep up with you on hikes a…

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The Young Gloucester Scientists Club for fourth- through eighth-graders had its first meeting Friday at the waterfront headquarters of the whale research and conservation nonprofit Ocean Alliance at the iconic former Tarr & Wonson Paint Factory.

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BOSTON — State officials are touting a new law that strengthens protections for land conservation to prevent overdevelopment, saying the move will help preserve open space and blunt the impacts of climate change.

FILE -Brian Walshe listens during his arraignment Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Quincy District Court in Quincy, Mass., on a charge of murdering his wife Ana Walshe. Prosecutors are basing their murder case against Walshe whose wife is presumed dead but whose body has not been found in large …

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Prosecutors in Massachusetts are basing their murder case against a man whose wife is presumed dead but whose body has not been found in large part on a series of gruesome internet searches. But experts warn that incriminating internet searches are not enough alone to build a case. Prosecuto…

Students at East Gloucester and Veterans Memorial elementary schools voted overwhelmingly for the blue shark to be the mascot of the new East Veterans Elementary School when its doors open for the 2023-2024 school year.

SALEM — Protesters gathered at Seth Moulton's office in Salem, on Thursday to call for an immediate cease-fire in the war in Ukraine and a renewed focus on diplomacy rather than military solutions.

A 911 call on the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 21, reporting a burnt smell coming from an apartment on School House Road has led police to seek criminal complaints charging a 37-year-old Gloucester man on multiple firearm charges.

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Development issues dominated special Town Meeting in Rockport last week, as residents and town officials grappled with questions about density, building heights and setbacks.

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BOSTON — Massachusetts is only one of a handful of states that continued offering free school meals after COVID-19 restrictions lapsed, but Beacon Hill lawmakers are considering a plan that would make the changes permanent.

BEVERLY — Former Beverly Airport Manager Gloria Bouillon said she was subjected to years of sexual harassment and retaliation by the president of a business at the airport, including the use of video cameras to stalk her, and that the city did not do enough to stop it.

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NORTH READING — Applications are being accepted for the 2023 Penney Richards Memorial Scholarships. The scholarship program is open to all people who are employed in the medical field and are continuing their education to developer greater knowledge and skills to treat a range of patient nee…

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