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08

Jan


 With new bylaw, Concord opens the floodgates for bottled water bans 



Concord, Mass., a town that’s no stranger to progressive, eco-minded thinking, officially becomes one of the first municipalities in the U.S. to outlaw the sale of standard-sized, single-use bottled water.
Concord, Mass., a town that’s no stranger to progressive, eco-minded thinking, officially becomes one of the first municipalities in the U.S. to outlaw the sale of standard-sized, single-use bottled water.

16

Nov

Teen charged in stomping death of Massachusetts town’s duckPolice arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the stomping death of a city park’s beloved mascot duck, Ozzie, near a popular pond.

Teen charged in stomping death of Massachusetts town’s duck
Police arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the stomping death of a city park’s beloved mascot duck, Ozzie, near a popular pond.

13

Oct

Corn maze confusion prompts 911 callThe call for help came from a family lost in the dark in a 7-acre corn maze at a Massachusetts farm.

Corn maze confusion prompts 911 call
The call for help came from a family lost in the dark in a 7-acre corn maze at a Massachusetts farm.

17

May

'Relaxation' brownies might be banned in MassachusettsThe mellowing chocolate treats, which sell for $3 to $5 at food stores and some night clubs, are legal but contain nearly 8 milligrams of melatonin.

'Relaxation' brownies might be banned in Massachusetts
The mellowing chocolate treats, which sell for $3 to $5 at food stores and some night clubs, are legal but contain nearly 8 milligrams of melatonin.

28

Mar

Radiation found in Massachusetts rainwater

Trace amounts of radioactive iodine linked to Japan’s nuclear crisis have turned up in rainwater as far away as Massachusetts during the past week.