Towns seek limits on medical marijuana

Communities are rushing to craft laws limiting where drug dispensaries can be located after medical marijuana was legalized in the November election.

Inspector general seeks greater powers

Glenn A. Cunha recently filed a bill that would give his office the unfettered right to question anyone under oath.

A three-alarm fire destroyed the Cape Cod Bible Alliance Church in Brewster.

Brewster church fire suspect ‘mentally ill,’ family says

Officials of the church that burned to rubble extended forgiveness to a man charged with the crime, while the man’s parents called their son mentally ill.

St. John’s Prep’s Alexander Moore secures a deep ball in the first half against Brockton.

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St. John’s Prep turns in multifaceted win

St. John’s Prep scored four offensive touchdowns, two special teams touchdowns, and a defensive touchdown in defeating Brockton.

Lance Ostby, RobWetmore, Matt Miller, Aaron McDuffie, and JeremyWard practiced meditation following afternoon classes.

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Study suggests meditation may help prevent PTSD

A first-of-its-kind training at Norwich University in Vermont seeks to determine whether meditation can improve troops’ performance.

Bill Murray embraces the role of FDR.

Bill Murray talks about his new deal as FDR

On the long list of things we never thought we’d see Bill Murray do in a movie, playing Franklin Delano Roosevelt – at least, playing him straight, without a whiff of “Saturday Night Live”-style spoofing – ranks high.

Aza Raykhtsaum (violin), husband Jules Eskin (cello), Kate Gascoigne (French horn), husband Mark Ludwig (viola).

Classical musicians carry on family tradition in BSO

For roughly 50 years, the Ludwig-Eskin clan has passed down playing classical music as the family trade.

Tom Brady and the Patriots are making their annual trip to Miami.

Patriots at Dolphins, 1 p.m. Sunday

Keys to a Patriots win in Miami

New England can wrap up another AFC East title with a victory, and Jim McBride’s scouting report shows how the Patriots can win.

Kevin Garnett watched as the Bucks' Larry Sanders dunked the ball during the second half.

Bucks 91, Celtics 88

Bucks rally for victory over Celtics

The Celtics scored the first 17 points of the game but couldn’t seal the win as the Bucks rallied.


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Alabama 32, Georgia 28

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper pulled in a pass ahead of Georgia cornerback Damian Swann for a fourth-quarter touchdown.

Alabama advances to title game against Notre Dame

Alabama advanced to a national championship showdown with Notre Dame by holding off Georgia in a thrilling Southeastern Conference title game.


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The self-serve model has helped revive business, according to a TCBY regional director.

TCBY will try again in Massachusetts

TCBY plans to open 15 to 25 self-serve shops in the Boston area over the next few years, saying that giving customers more control has revived the business.