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David Tanklefsky
June 23, 2017 - 2:17 pm
In a column earlier this year , we asked if the Red Sox lack of power was a reflection of early season, cold weather struggles or if it was symptomatic of long-term offensive issues. My verdict at the time was that Boston would hit better than they did in April (they have) but that their power...
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David Tanklefsky
June 22, 2017 - 12:24 pm
Police in Chelmsford say an unmarked police cruiser stolen from the driveway of a town detective overnight has been found in Lowell. A police-issued shotgun, which officials say was loaded, has not been retrieved. Officials say someone broke into the detective's garage either late Wednesday night...
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David Tanklefsky
June 21, 2017 - 12:15 pm
State representatives are debating proposed amendments Wednesday on Beacon Hill that would change the marijuana legalization law that passed as a ballot question last fall. The House proposal has been roundly criticized by legalization proponents for hiking the tax on recreational pot to 28%. The...
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David Tanklefsky
June 19, 2017 - 1:14 pm
Saugus Police say a 16-year-old is in custody following an alleged break in at the Square One Mall in Saugus that prompted a significant law enforcement response. A break-in alarm sounded at the Dick's Sporting Goods store inside the mall sometime around four o'clock Monday morning, officials said...
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David Tanklefsky
June 16, 2017 - 2:26 pm
Thursday night's Red Sox game, a 1-0 pitcher's duel between Boston ace Chris Sale and Philadelphia rookie Nick Pivetta, wrapped up in a tidy two hours and 25 minutes. It was the third quickest Sox game of the year. For Red Sox fans, games like that are a cool drink of water in a desert of...
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May 23, 2017 - 3:34 pm
Join The Boston.com Morning Show with Kim Carrigan and VB for the WRKO Diner Tour at the Deluxe Depot Diner in Framingham, MA!
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David Tanklefsky
June 15, 2017 - 12:29 pm
A Massachusetts State Police officer says cell towers picked up a signal from the phones of Rachelle Bond and Michael McCarthy on Summer Street in Boston the day after Bella Bond's body washed a shore two summers ago. Testifying Thursday morning, Sergeant David Crouse, a cellphone analyst for the...
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