What the Fluff? American kids' lunch icon turns 100

Feb 6, 2017

What the Fluff? American kids' lunch icon turns 100

Fluff turns 100 this year. The marshmallow concoction that has been smeared on a century’s worth of schoolchildren’s sandwiches has inspired a festival and other sticky remembrances. Every year, between 5 million and 7 million pounds of the sticky cream invented in suburban Boston ...

Massachusetts mall stabbing spree leads to lockdown, evacuation

May 11, 2016

Massachusetts mall stabbing spree leads to lockdown, evacuation

Several people were stabbed at a shopping mall outside Boston on Tuesday evening, authorities said, in what police described as an “active scene.” The Taunton Police Department said on Twitter it was investigating “multiple stabbings” at the Silver City Galleria mall and on a ...

Monks offer sanctuary near Harvard Square

Sep 5, 2015

Monks offer sanctuary near Harvard Square

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Just blocks away from the bustling heart of this city, a community of monks offers a silent escape from it. The Society of Saint John the Evangelist, an order of Episcopal brothers, has kept a guesthouse at its monastery for decades to give outsiders ...