Massachusetts

Music

Stop Stealing This City's 'Old Town Road' Street Signs, You Monsters

Wellesley, Massachusetts has a Lil Nas X problem.
River Donaghey
8.11.19
food news

Selling LaCroix Is Illegal in Massachusetts

The company hasn't gotten the permit needed to sell seltzer in the state.
Bettina Makalintal
6.21.19
fire

3 Fires at Jewish Centers in Massachusetts Were “Intentionally Set”

Two were at a rabbi's house — and one at a nearby Jewish center.
Tess Owen
5.17.19
food-features

Boston's Forgotten Coffee Jelly Lives On in Japanese Desserts

“When I tell my friends about coffee Jell-O… they just raise their eyebrows.”
Nicole Carpenter
5.9.19
Opioid Crisis

The billionaire family behind OxyContin is finally having its moment of reckoning​

More than 500 cities, counties, and Native American tribes just slapped the Sackler family with another lawsuit.
Emma Ockerman
3.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

#DogParkDebbie Called Cops on a Black Man Because His Dog Humped Her Dog

"It escalated quick."
River Donaghey
3.1.19
election 2020

Trump jokes that Elizabeth Warren should do campaign commercial where U.S. massacred Sioux women and children

"If Elizabeth Warren, often referred to by me as Pocahontas, did this commercial from Bighorn or Wounded Knee instead of her kitchen, with her husband dressed in full Indian garb, it would have been a smash!” the president tweeted.
Rex Santus
1.14.19
Breaking News

911 is going in and out for at least 10 states

Officials said the emergency hotline would be fixed Thursday night.
Miranda Levingston
12.28.18
immigration

A Massachusetts judge may have helped a twice-deported fugitive escape ICE agents in her courtroom

A federal grand jury is investigating whether a Massachusetts judge helped a fugitive escape her courtroom, according to the Boston Globe.
Emma Ockerman
12.4.18
native americans

The Native Americans Who Saved the Pilgrims Could Lose Their Land, Again

A court battle in Massachusetts could have consequences for tribes all over the country.
Debra Utacia Krol
11.21.18
comcast

Comcast Forced to Refund $700,000 to Customers Over Misleading Fees

A new settlement with Massachusetts explains that Comcast advertised one rate, then charged customers more when the bill actually arrived.
Karl Bode
11.14.18
Op-Ed

Voters Reject Anti-Trans Policy in Massachusetts Victory

Question 3 sought to eliminate transgender protections in Massachusetts—but the latest legal assault against trans rights failed at the voting booth on Tuesday.
Diana Tourjée
11.7.18
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