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Abreu: Pot Tax Bill ‘Spits in the Face of Democracy’
The chairman of New Bedford's committee designed to help the city implement the sale of recreational marijuana thinks the proposed bill to raise the taxes on pot sales from 12 percent to 28 percent should go up in smoke.
"This just kind of spits in the face of democracy," New Bedford City C…
Local Graduate Notices Mistake On Diploma
Graduation Day 2017 will be a memorable one for high school and college students all over the South Coast, but even MORE memorable for the graduates of Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical High School in Taunton.  Or is that "Tauton"?
You have to look closely at the diploma to e…
Hikers Rescued After Getting Lost Searching for UFOs
Four hikers are safe after getting lost in Blue Hills Reservation last night.
Massachusetts State Police say they dispatched numerous patrols including a K-9 unit and a helicopter before finding the hikers around 10:30.
The hikers say they were looking for UFOs they were following after spotting them …
Cellphone Ban Moves Forward on Beacon Hill
A bill that would prohibit all use of hand-held cellphones by motorists in Massachusetts has moved forward on Beacon Hill.
The measure has been endorsed by the Legislature's transportation committee and was given preliminary approval in the House on Wednesday without debate...
Massachusetts Dispensary Creates Marijuana-Infused Pizza
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensary has created a culinary delight for patients who don't want to smoke their pot or eat it in the form of sweets.
Quincy-based Ermont Inc. has been selling cannabis-infused pizza for about three weeks to rave reviews...

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