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iRobot acquires education startup, Root Robotics

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In a bid to expand its educational offerings, iRobot has acquired local Massachusetts-based startup, Root Robotics. The company is the creator of the eponymous coding robot, a two-wheeled device designed to draw on whiteboards and other surfaces, scanning colors, playing music and otherwise playing out coding instructions. We had the company at our CES stage […]

New England Regional News

Healey to Announce ‘Major’ Drug Takedown Operation

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Federal, state and local police will join Attorney General Maura Healey on Thursday to announce a “major” drug takedown operation. The Attorney’s General’s office said officials will discuss the takedown of a fentanyl/heroin and cocaine trafficking operation. The announcement is scheduled to be made at 11:15 a.m. Thursday. This post was originally posted at http://www.necn.com/news/new-england/Major-Drug-Takedown-Operation-Announcement-Mass-Attorney-General-511558982.html.

New England Regional News

Gloom Overstaying Its Welcome With Showers

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Showers around Thursday morning will become a bit more numerous later in the morning and afternoon. The heaviest rain will likely fall in northern New England. Significant rainfall totals will be possible with 2-to-3-inches expected in some parts. Such rain is possible across portions of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Southern New England will generally […]