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  1. Phish announces summer tour, will play MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boston.com

    Vermont quartet Phish has a long history of performing in Massachusetts. The band will return to play the Xfinity Center as part of the band's summer tour.


  2. Navy ship eyed for Maine-to-Nova Scotia ferry serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Boston.com

    The new operator of a ferry service between Maine and Nova Scotia is having such a hard time finding a vessel that it's asking the U.S. Navy for help. Bay Ferries Ltd. is eying a mothballed high-speed vessel owned by the Navy.


  3. Potential running mate to campaign for Hillary Clinton in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Boston.com

    Among the long list of surrogates to stump for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, it's fair to say none have garnered the amount of vice presidential buzz as Julin Castro. The Housing and Urban Development secretary arrives Monday in the Granite State with his twin brother, Texas Rep. Joaqun Castro, to sell voters on Clinton.


  4. A Dorchester man was sentenced to 15 years for sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Boston.com

    A judge called a Dorchester man's crimes "horrific" and sentenced him to 15 years in prison for sex trafficking, followed by five years of supervised release, according to a statement by the United States Department of Justice . Corey Norris, 26, also known as "Jacorey Johnson" or "Case," pleaded guilty in September to one count each of conspiracy to sex traffic minors by force, fraud, and coercion; sex trafficking and attempted sex trafficking of a minor; sex trafficking and attempted sex trafficking by force, fraud, and coercion; transportation of a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity; and conspiracy to transport a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity.


  5. Nova Star ferry released from arrest, leaves Maine in disappointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Boston.com

    For all the hype that the Nova Star ferry received when it arrived in Portland last year, the ship departed New England shores on Wednesday leaving behind a wake of disappointment, The Portland Press-Herald reports. The departure came a little more than a month after federal officials seized the ferry and ordered it to pay back about $800,000 in unpaid bills .


  6. Suspicious package left in lobby of Portland building that houses FBI regional officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Boston.com

    Police are trying to determine who left a suspicious package in the lobby of a Portland, Maine office building Monday morning, according to the Portsmouth Press Herald . The Middle Street office building where the package was left houses the FBI regional office, the U.S. Attorney's office, and the offices of law firm Bernstein Shur.


  7. Dunkin' Donuts is testing mobile pre-ordering in Portland, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Boston.com

    Need a coffee or breakfast sandwich , but don't have time to place your order and wait for it to be made? Well, Maine residents, who are apparently late for work, are in luck: Dunkin' Donuts is testing mobile pre-ordering in Portland. The Canton-based chain announced Wednesday that members of their DD Perks Rewards Program can download the DD On-the-Go Ordering Portland app this week, "which enables guests to order in advance using their mobile phone, skip the line and go straight to pick up when they get inside the store."


  8. A water taxi and its 30-year-old captain have disappeared in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Boston.com

    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a water taxi skippered by a 30-year-old captain that disappeared in rough seas off the coast of Portland, Maine. Captain Adam Patterson, 30, was last heard from when he talked to his wife by phone at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, and authorities say he may have been upset, The Portland Press Herald reported .


  9. New England farmers look to make seaweed a local cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Boston.com

    The next time you pick seaweed off your body while swimming in the ocean, chew on this: New England seaweed is a nutrient-rich food that could wind up on your plate. Imported seaweed has long been used in Northeast salads, slaws, and smoothies.


  10. Cool and raw, weekend not a washout, watching JoaquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Boston.com

    David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades. David spent 16 years at WCVB in Boston and currently is a meteorology professor at Framingham State University and teaches a January Program at Colby College.


  11. A heroin addict explains how an officer's compassion helped him get cleanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Boston.com

    Officer Sean Hurley's actions on the evening of August 17, 2015 changed the life of one man in Portland, Maine. The 30-year-old recovering heroin addict said, in a letter to the Portland Police Department, that he had just used and was contemplating suicide when Hurley's empathy - including a hug and an offer of help - made him reconsider his current path.


  12. Portland restaurateur accuses Yelp of unfair practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Boston.com

    David Levi isn't the first restaurant owner to accuse Yelp of poor practices, but he believes he has some evidence to back his beliefs. The owner of the Portland, Maine organic restaurant Vinland says that after he declined to advertise with the online user-review site, a Yelp representative lowered the score of her review from more than a year before.


  13. Lobster population is shifting north; ocean warming blamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Boston.com

    The lobster population has crashed to the lowest levels on record in southern New England while climbing to heights never before seen in the cold waters off Maine and other northern reaches - a geographic shift that scientists attribute in large part to the warming of the ocean. The trend is driving lobstermen in Connecticut and Rhode Island out of business, ending a centuries-old way of life.


  14. Government says CT mobster lied about knowledge of Gardner heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | Boston.com

    Federal authorities believe Robert Gentile lied when he testified under oath that he had no knowledge of the Gardner Museum heist, according to a recent court filing. The filing revealed nothing to suggest investigators are any closer to locating the art valued at $500 million that was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum more than 25 years ago.


  15. This is what's wrong with Marcy's Diner in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Boston.com

    For restaurant owners and staff members, it's their job to be present during this most unpleasant chunk in a parent's day. They can't just up and leave.


  16. Don't light a match in Chelsea today: Fire department has no ladder truckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Boston.com

    Deputy Fire Chief John Quatieri told Boston.com that not having a truck "severely limits" the department's ability to operate. "We don't have the ability to reach a third floor window.


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