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Communities to Hold Discussion on Opioid Issue

Communities to Hold Discussion on Opioid Issue

The open conversation will discuss opioid abuse, one of the leading causes of death in Massachusetts.
School Children Need to Drop the Salt, Report Finds

School Children Need to Drop the Salt, Report Finds

Most of U.S. children’s sodium intake comes from popular foods like pizza, bread, cold cuts and chicken nuggets, a CDC report reveals.
Own a Piece of Red Sox History

Own a Piece of Red Sox History

L.L. Bean is selling the limited-edition bags that were made out of the rain-delay tarp from Fenway Park.
Mass. Animals: Quincy Man Faces Cruelty Charges; New Spay/Neuter Program; Students Study Whales

Mass. Animals: Quincy Man Faces Cruelty Charges; New Spay/Neuter Program; Students Study Whales

This weekly animal column focuses on news involving animal issues in Massachusetts.
MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

Plus, Boston firefighters battle a major fire and a man is charged with allegedly secretly filming women in a public restroom.
An Election Night Recap

An Election Night Recap

State House News Service's recap and analysis of the week in state government.
Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Yelp's Top 10 Chinese Food Spots in Massachusetts

Yelp's Top 10 Chinese Food Spots in Massachusetts

Did your favorite place make the cut?
New Mass. Home on the Market Has 4,000-Bottle Wine Cellar

New Mass. Home on the Market Has 4,000-Bottle Wine Cellar

This Weston mega-mansion is listed for sale at $24 million.
Rare Glimpse of Northern Lights May be Visible Friday Night

Rare Glimpse of Northern Lights May be Visible Friday Night

The Aurora Borealis may possibly be seen in Massachusetts and parts of southern New England on Friday night, Sept. 12.
Letter to the Editor: Domestic Violence in the Public Eye Again

Letter to the Editor: Domestic Violence in the Public Eye Again

This editorial was submitted by the Wakefield Alliance Against Violence.
Open Houses in Wakefield This Weekend

Open Houses in Wakefield This Weekend

Search open houses on Zillow.
Arthur T. Demoulas: Remarkable Turnaround for Market Basket

Arthur T. Demoulas: Remarkable Turnaround for Market Basket

He's now focused on stabilizing the company’s finance and finalizing the purchase.
MA Patch Daily: Remembering 9/11; Stoughton Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident; Boston Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

MA Patch Daily: Remembering 9/11; Stoughton Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident; Boston Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

Plus, public health officials raise West Nile Virus risk threat in some Middlesex County communities.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
New Homes for Sale in Wakefield

New Homes for Sale in Wakefield

Here is a list of the latest homes for sale from Zillow.
Longtime Reading Business Settles in at New Location

Longtime Reading Business Settles in at New Location

The Hitching Post held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday to celebrate the opening of its new store at 2 Haven St.
Public Health Officials Raise West Nile Virus Risk Threat

Public Health Officials Raise West Nile Virus Risk Threat

A second person contracted WNV this year. The state raised the risk level to “Moderate” in nearby communities.
MA Patch Daily: Political Newcomer Beats Long-time Incumbent; A Rant About College Students Goes Viral; NJ Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

MA Patch Daily: Political Newcomer Beats Long-time Incumbent; A Rant About College Students Goes Viral; NJ Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

Plus, Massachusetts is one of the best places to have a baby and a team of students study whale mucus to see how it may determine stress.
Mass. One of 10 Best States to Have a Baby, Report Says

Mass. One of 10 Best States to Have a Baby, Report Says

The Bay State was ranked No. 8 on WalletHub's "Best and Worst States to Have a Baby" survey.