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Mansfield police searching for man who robbed store clerk at gunpoint while wearing rabbit mask

Mansfield police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Cumberland Farms clerk at gunpoint just after midnight Friday, officials said.

Governor Baker defends state prison system, now under federal investigation

The probe, launched by the civil rights unit of the US attorney’s office in Massachusetts, is focused on reports of mistreatment of inmates.

Lynn Post Office renamed after one of the city’s most dedicated public servants

At 92, Thomas Costin is one of the last living postmasters appointed by a president before the postal service became an independent agency.

Man tried to lure young woman into car in Franklin, police say

A young woman reported around 3:30 p.m. Friday that an older man in a brown Jeep approached her near the Westerly Apartments on West Central Street, police said.

Family and friends take ‘pride and honor’ in tribute to fallen Mass. soldier

Eric Emond’s name was added to the very memorial he helped create — one that pays tribute to Mass. service members who have died since 2001.

Boston firefighters honored for courageous acts, including 3 from same Dorchester engine company

These men, along with 41 other firefighters and two civilians, received honors for courageous acts at the 140th Annual Ball and Awards Ceremony at the Sheraton Boston on Thursday evening.

Read the MFA’s statement on the field trip investigation

The Museum of Fine Arts issued the following statement on Friday.

Capital Source

Senate wants an outside review of MBTA Retirement Fund

The state Senate is pushing a proposal that would subject the privately run MBTA Retirement Fund to an outside review, the second such time it’s approved a measure to dig into the troubled system.

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Special Reports

He bought the fencing coach’s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

You can’t own more than 3 pot shops, but these companies test the limits — and brag about it

No firm is allowed to own or control more than three recreational marijuana stores. But two companies — Sea Hunter and Acreage — are testing the limits.

Drugs took their children, but not their hope that others might be saved

The experiences of three young adults who fatally overdosed, as told by their parents, contain lessons for addressing the opioid crisis.

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