MAKING THE POINTDevelopment's leader reflects on future plans for Littleton site

LITTLETON -- Five years into development of The Point, it's almost difficult to imagine the town without it. Full Story
 
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Dozens of Lowell-area doctors recognized by Boston Magazine

There are 1,643 medical professionals named in Boston Magazine's 2017 "Top Doctors" list, a list that skews heavily toward the Boston metropolitan area. Full Story
US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction. Full Story

Don't get taken in online scams
Have you ever checked out some of the deals on Craiglist? A recent Craigslist search for a used car revealed an unbelievable deal. Full Story

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

WASHINGTON (AP) - Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up.  Full Story

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel. Full Story

Google app gains praise, stirs concern
A Google app that matches people's selfies to famous works of art and encourages users to share the side by sides on social media lept to the top spot on the iTunes App Store charts this weekend, ahead of Full Story

Fed threat may yield big returns for investors
BOSTON -- The abrupt change in the federal government's approach to marijuana law enforcement means investors in the state-sanctioned Massachusetts pot market could see bigger returns on their Full Story