The magazine High Times has been going strong since 1974, when it would have been hard to imagine the current swing toward marijuana legalization. Now there's an enormous amount of cannabis information online, and even specific apps to locate pot shops. But there’s also a new crop of old-fashioned print publications, including some based in New England.
Two former University of Massachusetts Amherst employees were indicted on allegations that they accepted illegal payments from contractors for work at the school, and a third man involved in the company was charged for allegedly making the payments, Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesday.
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Two of author Scott Brown’s colleagues had an idea for a story, but no time to write it, so they offered him the project. He’s usually a television writer and producer.
The former president of the Massachusetts State Police union and the groups former Beacon Hill lobbyist worked together in a six-year scheme to garner thousands in illegal kickbacks, federal prosecutors allege. Dana Pullman, 57, of Worcester, who retired as the head of the State Police Association of Massachusetts (SPAM) last fall amid the state police overtime scandal , and Anne Lynch, 68, of Hull, were arrested at their homes Wednesday morning and charged with fraud and obstruction of...
Two years ago, I saw 10 bears, but after breaking my leg last year, I didn’t get out much, and saw only two. Each time, it brought my legs and breathing to an abrupt halt.
Strong majorities of Americans from across the political spectrum support laws that allow family members or law enforcement to petition a judge to temporarily remove guns from a person who is seen to be a risk to themselves or others, according to a new APM Research Lab/Guns & America/Call To Mind survey. These laws, often called extreme risk protection order laws, or red flag laws, have received renewed attention after 31 people were killed during mass shootings in El Paso, Texas , and...
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A photographer documents her childhood friend's rise to fame. Foreign journalists try to adapt to life in a U.S. city. A clown pines for the love of a trapeze artist. These characters and more make up a new short story collection from Lenox, Massachusetts, author Brendan Mathews, called “This Is Not a Love Song.”
Wherever you may be driving this summer, there will likely be lane closures for road construction and the need to merge. Traffic engineers have been espousing the "zipper merge" in high-volume construction areas for years.
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As the casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, was under construction a few years ago, several local retailers and restaurants said they got a lot of new business. But now — a year after it opened — not so much.