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5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

Monday, September 1, 2014

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel’s irreverent hit Guardians of the Galaxy, the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay’s sequel-reboot hybrid Transformers: Age of Extinction, the lone movie to even approach $1 billion globally. But really, the movie of the summer was Star Wars: Episode VII. Even though it’s … 0

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

Monday, September 1, 2014

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in … 0

PHOTO: Hopkinton Fair wraps up 99th year

Monday, September 1, 2014

The Hopkinton State Fair wrapped up its 99th year on Monday, September 1, after three days of food, rides, and fun. Entertainment included magician BJ … 0

Bobby Dee’s in Pembroke keeps memories flowing with oldies music

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Bob Dachowski first got in front of a microphone when he was practically still a teenager in the 1950s – music’s golden age, if you ask him. Somehow, he’s managed to stick around ever since. He might be … 1

The Insiders: Get your tickets to the (actual) gun show

Saturday, August 30, 2014

We told ourselves that we wouldn’t start today’s column by flexing sarcastically and offering two tickets to the gun show, but who are we kidding? Of course that’s how we’re going to start it. Really, though, you can get however many tickets you want to the gun show, … 2

PHOTOS: Hopkinton Fair gets into full swing

Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Hopkinton State Fair, in its 99th year, drew crowds on its second full day. The fair continues through Labor Day. … 0

PHOTOS: All is fair at the Hopkinton State Fair

Saturday, August 30, 2014

The 99th annual Hopkinton State Fair got under way yesterday. The fair, which features food and different types of fun, runs through Monday. … 3

Daughter: Joan Rivers is in ‘serious condition

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Joan Rivers remained in serious condition in a New York City hospital yesterday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office. Melissa Rivers said in a statement yesterday that her mother was “receiving the best … 0

The Insiders: It’s a holiday weekend, so get out and explore

Friday, August 29, 2014

So it’s the first day of a much needed holiday weekend and you’re looking for something fun to do. Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’re chock full of great ideas, as if you didn’t already know that. But instead of pointing you to just one place, … 0

PHOTOS: Goats on the pasture

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A yn Whytemare has devised a unique plan to clean up vegetation around stone walls at a property along Route 3 in Pembroke: enlisting the help of a goat crew. Two goats, Zippy and Chewbacca, are in a … 0

The Insiders: Here’s your second chance to see ‘Northern Borders’ for the first time

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Jay Craven is a fan of the city of Concord. And it’s safe to say that the city feels the same way – well at least when it comes to his film, Northern Borders. Craven brought his movie to Red River Theatres earlier this month for what turned … 0

Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Jolie, Pitt married in French hamlet Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple said. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony … 1

The Insiders: Listen to some old music without the use of a time machine

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Can you hear that? Those groovin’ sounds filling your ear canals are the very first practice of the newly formed Insiders, a classic rock band that consists of Keith on the keytar and kazoo, and Tim rocking out on the sarrusophone and trongos. And in the case that … 0