Associated Press

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Marijuana products on a counter at Cultivate in Leicester, Massachusetts, as they're rung up for purchase.
Jesse Costa / WBUR

A third retail marijuana shop is set to open in Massachusetts. 

An ICE badge.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Federal immigration officials have apprehended dozens of people suspected of living in the country illegally in a series of sweeps in New England. 

The Connecticut River seen in Sunderland, Massachusetts.
Tom Walsh / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/wmass

Thousands of volunteers helped collect an estimated 50 tons of trash from the Connecticut River and its tributaries in four states last week.

Jay Gonzalez said he offered "an ambitious, progressive agenda" at the Massachusetts Democratic convention Saturday.
Sam Doran / State House News Service

Jay Gonzalez has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Massachusetts. 

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
cmh2315fl / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/21953562@N07

Massachusetts's highest court has rejected a challenge to rules limiting greenhouse gas emissions for power generators. 

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