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Barricade Continues in Groton, Conn. Home

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A police standoff for a barricaded person in Groton is ongoing after officers were called to a disturbance near the Navy Lodge last night. Residents in the neighborhood, which is described by police as mostly military families, were asked to shelter in place and a SWAT team was called in. A post on the Naval […]

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Officials: 3 Boats Catch Fire in Charlestown

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Multiple boats caught fire Tuesday night in Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood. Boston Fire tweeted around 11:45 p.m. that crews had responded to a boat fire off Constitution Road in the city’s Charlestown neighborhood. Just before midnight, the department said approximately three boats were on fire. Fire crews were battling the flames from the dock, with Marine […]

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Vehicle Crashes Into Water Off Storrow Drive

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A driver lost control of their vehicle and crashed into the water off Storrow Drive in Boston on Tuesday, according to Boston Police. The crash occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. near Beacon St. and Charlesgate West and first responders pulled the uninjured driver out of the vehicle. Shortly thereafter, the vehicle was hoisted out of […]

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Financial Advice for Furloughed Federal Workers

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The government shutdown is forcing some federal workers struggling to pay their rent and provide for their families to make difficult financial decisions. Skerdi Avrami oversees maintenance and custodial crews at the JFK Library, which has been closed since the government shutdown began on December 22. He is using up all of his accrued vacation […]