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Flames Shoot Through Roof of Townsend Building

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Flames shot through the roof of a building Monday night in Townsend, Massachusetts. Fire officials in Groton confirmed they were aiding Townsend Fire in response to the 4-alarm blaze on Fitchburg Road. Aerial footage from NBC10 Boston’s SkyRanger showed heavy flames and smoke shooting through the roof of a large building. Groton Fire had received […]

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Costly Heating Oil Spills Leave Homeowners Devasted

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It is a construction project no homeowner wants to see: The damage and disruption of a heating oil spill cleanup. The emergency remediation typically leaves concrete basement floors pulverized as workers shovel up contaminated soil and carry it away in large metal drums. Long after the jackhammering subsides, the emotional and financial toll of an […]

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Legendary Boston Journalist Gary LaPierre Dies at 76

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Legendary Boston television and radio anchor Gary LaPierre died Monday at the age of 76, according to his former colleagues at WBZ NewsRadio. LaPierre, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia, passed away at his home surrounded by his family, according to WBZ NewsRadio’s Director of Operations Bill Flaherty. LaPierre started out in the mailroom of […]

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Vt. Dentists Focus on Opioid Misuse

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As the nation grapples with the effects of substance use disorder on communities, especially the crisis of drug overdoses, a conference Monday in Vermont focused on what dentists can do to help address the challenges. “Every prescriber has a role to play,” Austin Eubanks told necn before addressing the conference hosted by the Vermont State […]