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Oliva Llano visits the food pantry.
Nancy Eve Cohen / NEPR

Early on a Wednesday morning in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, a line of people perused boxes of fresh apples and green beans, frozen meat, and bags of bagels and biscuits at the South Congregational Church Community Food Pantry.

A new opioid tracking program reports an average of 42 overdoses a month in a section of Hartford.

Jasiel Correia II, the 26-year-old Democratic mayor of Fall River, was charged Thursday with defrauding investors in his company of hundreds of thousands of dollars in order to finance a “lavish lifestyle” that included a Mercedes-Benz, designer clothing and adult entertainment.

Inside MGM Springfield.
Don Treeger / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

There could be some light shed soon on the backgrounds of full-time employees at the MGM Springfield casino.

A conceptual rendering of a proposed ballpark in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Beyer Blinder Belle / City of Worcester

Architectural firms competing for a contract to design a minor league baseball stadium in Worcester will pitch their proposals to city officials this week.

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