The Local Angle
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Acton Drew Houston (native) Dropbox IPO is off to a healthy start, valuation soars north of $12 billion  (Mar 23) context
Adams Susan B. Anthony (native) How the Women's March Could Resurrect the Democratic Party  (Jan 20) context
Amherst Emily Dickinson (native) Redheads, celebrate: Today is your day  (Nov 05) context
Arlington Boston Vegetarian Society (based in) 'Wonder Woman': What You Need to Know Before Seeing the Prequel  (Jun 01) context
Ashfield Cecil B. DeMille (native) Archaeologists Unearth 1923 'Ten Commandments' Sphinx From California Dunes  (Dec 02) context
Bedford Hologic (based in) CERS Gets BARDA Funding, EPZM Abuzz, ZSAN Awaits Data In Q1 2017  (Jun 20) context
Bernardston Samuel Clesson Allen (native) What Happened in the Stock Market Today  (Aug 19) context
Billerica Marc Lombardo (resident) Massachusetts House Passes Transgender Bill With Republican Governor's Approval  (Jun 02) context
Boston Boston Bruins (based in) Bruins Rookie Jake DeBrusk's Stellar Game 7 Propels Boston To Second Round  (Apr 26) context
Jeffrey Lurie (native) New York Times publishes more secretly-recorded quotes from last year's anthem meeting  (Apr 25) context
Elie Wiesel (resident) Holocaust Remembrance Day Quotes: Eight Tributes to Nazi Victims  (Apr 12) context
Ted Kennedy (native) 'Chappaquiddick': 6 of the Film's Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations  (Apr 07) context
Jonathan Tucker (native) 'Westworld' Debuts Season 2 Trailer: "The Reckoning Is Here"  (Mar 29) context
Allison Janney (native) Fashion standouts: Find out our favorite looks from the Independent Spirit Awards  (Mar 04) context
Alex Shibutani (native) American triumph and disappointment in Olympic ice dance  (Feb 20) context
Jack Welch (resident) GE's $100 Billion Wipeout Heralds Reckoning for an American Icon  (Nov 10) context
Boston Celtics (based in) GameTime: Irving and Hayward Introduced in Boston  (Sep 02) context
Isaiah Thomas (native) GameTime: Irving and Hayward Introduced in Boston  (Sep 02) context
Gerry Connolly (native) Dem congressman: 'Just plain wrong' for Trump to hold fundraiser at own hotel  (Jun 29) context
Connor Murphy (native) Analysis: Why Artemi Panarin, Brandon Saad, Derek Stepan were traded  (Jun 24) context
Jeff Bagwell (native) Five things to watch for on Hall of Fame election day  (Jan 18) context
Patrick J. Kennedy (native) Mental health: The secret sauce to healthcare reform  (Dec 20) context
Mark Wahlberg (native) 'Manchester By the Sea' filled with famous relatives  (Nov 16) context
Sean McDonough (native) Cincinnati Bengals vs. New York Giants: LIVE score updates, stats and fan chat (11/14/16), NFL Week 10  (Nov 15) context
Benjamin Franklin (native) Daylight Saving Time 2016: When Do Clocks Fall Back?  (Oct 31) context
John Howard (fighter) (native) Light Heavyweight Champ David Branch Punches Past Vinny Magalhaes in WSOF 33 Headliner  (Oct 08) context
Sheldon Adelson (native) Panel names 2 lawmakers expected to vote on Vegas stadium  (Oct 01) context
Frederick Wiseman (native) Jackie Chan and More Hollywood Heavyweights to Receive Honorary Oscars at 2016 Governors Awards  (Sep 01) context
Shabazz Napier (native) NBA Summer League offers experience, growth for young Portland Trail Blazers  (Jul 16) context
Kevin Feige (native) Marvel, DC, Aliens and Star Trek anniversaries highlight Comic-Con Saturday schedule  (Jul 09) context
James Taylor (native) Court Documents Show Peabody Energy Funded Dozens of Climate Denial Groups  (Jun 14) context
Boxford Chris Kreider (native) Kreider fined $5K for hitting Eakin with helmet  (Jan 18) context
Brockton Kenneth Feinberg (native) Zappos to Cover Las Vegas Shooting Funeral Costs, Victim Fundraising Tops $15 Million  (Oct 14) context
Brookline Julius Genachowski (native) David Ortiz Signed Ball For FCC Chairman After 'This Is Our City' Speech  (Apr 16) context
Conan O'Brien (native) Sunday Reading: April Fools' Day  (Apr 01) context
John F. Kennedy (native) JFK files: Withheld documents only encourage more conspiracy theories, expert says  (Oct 27) context
Robert Kraft (native) Rob Gronkowski expected to play on Thursday night  (Sep 22) context
Burlington Amy Poehler (native) Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman take swipe at NRA  (Feb 22) context
Cambridge Matt Damon (native) Ben Affleck Jokes He's 'Team Jimmy Kimmel' After Claims Matt Damon Dumped Him for Chris Hemsworth  (Apr 21) context
Mindy Kaling (native) The One Problem With the All-Female Ocean's Eleven Reboot  (Aug 10) context
Canton Reebok (based in) Gal Gadot Brings Her Superhero Confidence to Reebok as the Brand's Latest Face  (Mar 15) context
Concord Sara Seager (resident) Computer searches telescope data for evidence of distant planets  (Mar 30) context
Dalton Dan Duquette (native) Baseball|Yankees' Best Move? Waiting for Another Team to Act  (Jul 20) context
Danvers Michael Delaney (lawyer) (native) 'Hybrid' Design For New Boeing Midrange Jet Could Hit This Sweet Spot  (Jun 20) context
Dartmouth Pete Souza (native) Obama's White House Photographer Is Throwing a Ton of Not-So-Subtle Shade at Trump on Instagram  (Feb 08) context
Dedham Freddie Roach (boxing) (native) Viktor Postol's newborn twins provide extra motivation for title unification bout vs. Terence Crawford  (Jul 21) context
Deerfield Yankee Candle Company (based in) 8 million Cuisinart food processors recalled amid oral laceration reports  (Dec 13) context
East Bridgewater Joe Lauzon (native) Diggin' Deep on UFC 223: Khabib vs. Holloway - FS1 prelims preview  (Apr 05) context
East Longmeadow Kyle Smith (native) Jennifer Lawrence film 'Mother!' assailed as a 'grotesque and nauseating' attack on Christians  (Sep 15) context
Easthampton Jeff Mason (native) White House press group will keep fighting for on-camera briefings  (Jul 16) context
Everett Ellen Pompeo (native) Grey's Anatomy Star Ellen Pompeo Squashes Misogynist Rumor About Her $20 Million Paycheck  (Mar 09) context
Fall River George Stephanopoulos (native) 'This Week' Transcript 7-9-17: Steven Mnuchin, Sen. Ted Cruz, and Walter Shaub  (Jul 09) context
Falmouth Casey Affleck (native) SEE IT: Jimmy Kimmel brings mean tweets to Oscars with Emma Stone, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Casey Affleck  (Feb 27) context
Foxborough New England Patriots (based in) Genie Bouchard lost a Super Bowl bet, takes Patriots fan out on date  (Feb 16) context
Framingham Adam Schiff (native) WATCH: Schiff Concedes There Is Still No Proof Of Trump-Russia Collusion  (Mar 01) context
Gloucester Bruce Tarr (native) Senate adopts two-tiered Real ID compliance plan as part of budget  (May 27) context
Harwich Seth Doane (native) Little girl snatches Pope Francis's skullcap, eliciting laughs from the pontiff  (Mar 22) context
Haverhill Tom Bergeron (native) Dancing with the Stars Double Elimination! Find Out Who Joined Babyface in Being Sent Home  (Oct 05) context
Rob Zombie (native) John Carpenter Called Rob Zombie a 'Piece of S--t'  (Sep 26) context
Holbrook Andrew Card (native) Lauer Fears 'War in Washington' if GOP Changes Senate Rules  (Feb 01) context
Holliston Kevin Systrom (native) Silence Instagram Trolls With Keyword Filters  (Sep 12) context
Holyoke Ann Dowd (native) 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2, Episodes 1 and 2: The Limits of Mercy  (Apr 25) context
Hopkinton M. Laurance Morse (native) New poll finds voters poised to pass Prop. 57 and revamp California's prison parole rules  (Nov 03) context
Lakeville Narendra Modi (resident) Davos 2018: Narendra Modi, Justin Trudeau and Cate Blanchett speak - Day 1 live!  (Jan 23) context
Lawrence Leonard Bernstein (native) Washington Post reporter on how Congress may have fueled America's opioid crisis  (Oct 16) context
Lexington Nariman Behravesh (resident) Economists Are Saying We Will Have A Happy — Really Happy — New Year  (Jan 01) context
Jill Stein (resident) There's No Such Thing As A Protest Vote  (Aug 08) context
Lowell Bill Cooke (native) Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: When To Watch In Minnesota  (Apr 21) context
Lynn Lesley Stahl (native) Betsy DeVos defends herself on Twitter after being skewered for '60 Minutes' performance  (Mar 12) context
Malden Michael Downing (native) Daylight saving time: When and why we spring clocks forward  (Mar 07) context
Marblehead Cory Schneider (native) Roundtable: The goalies we trust the most -- and the least -- in the postseason  (Apr 09) context
Marlborough Bill Simmons (native) Bill Simmons' HBO Show Canceled After 4 Months  (Nov 04) context
Medford Maria Menounos (native) Maria Menounos on mend after tumor  (Jul 04) context
Melrose David Souter (native) Gorsuch Faced Early Test In Court's Life-And-Death Power  (Apr 22) context
Milton George H. W. Bush (native) At Barbara Bush's funeral, George HW Bush honored her work on literacy with his socks  (Apr 23) context
Nantucket Nancy Soderberg (native) Tourists shelter in Notre Dame Cathedral as hammer-wielding assailant attacks police  (Jun 06) context
Natick Richard J. Leon (native) US judge says AT&T-Time Warner merger trial may last 8 weeks  (Mar 15) context
Needham Aly Raisman (native) Michigan State University president resigns amid widening calls for accountability over Larry Nassar abuse scandal  (Jan 25) context
Newton John Krasinski (native) Emily Blunt on 'Mary Poppins Returns,' 'A Quiet Place' and 'Edge of Tomorrow 2'  (Apr 10) context
Matt LeBlanc (native) Matt LeBlanc on How He Knows He'll Be Friends Forever with Matthew Perry  (Aug 10) context
North Adams Paul Babeu (native) Arizona House Candidate Drops Out, Vows to Ensure Front-runner's Defeat  (Aug 12) context
North Andover Merrimack College (based in) Merrimack students shelter in place after armed clown reported in dorm  (Oct 04) context
Northampton Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (native) Netflix's 'A Christmas Prince' Tweet Basically Calls Out Your Obsession With This Meme-Worthy Movie  (Dec 11) context
Norwood Bob Quinn (American football) (native) Lions GM Bob Quinn lands 5-year contract extension  (Feb 09) context
Peabody Jack Welch (native) GE's $100 Billion Wipeout Heralds Reckoning for an American Icon  (Nov 10) context
Pembroke Ben Edlund (native) Spoon! Amazon's The Tick series trailer is here!  (Jul 12) context
Pittsfield Elizabeth Banks (native) 'Pitch Perfect 3' Director Trish Sie on Choosing the Right Music and Raising Chickens  (Dec 22) context
Quincy Irrational Games (based in) Watch BioShock Remaster's First 14 Minutes  (Aug 29) context
Randolph Audie Cornish (native) Food, Housing Insecurity May Be Keeping College Students From Graduating  (Apr 03) context
Revere Stan Rosenberg (native) Rosenberg backs marijuana legalization  (Oct 20) context
Salem John Carney (baseball) (native) Carney to be sworn in as governor  (Jan 17) context
Saugus William Moulton Marston (native) Professor Marston And The Wonder Women Trailer Released  (Jul 18) context
Shrewsbury Mike Birbiglia (native) Box office report: Suicide Squad shatters August record with $135 million  (Aug 07) context
Somerville Mike Capuano (native) Pelosi, Dems push back against Sherman impeachment push  (Jun 13) context
Springfield Peter King (sportswriter) (native) Did Gronk commit to returning to prevent a trade?  (Apr 25) context
Joe Arpaio (native) Donald Trump 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Joe Arpaio  (Aug 14) context
Kurt Russell (native) Val Kilmer Sets The Record Straight About Kurt Russell And Tombstone  (Aug 12) context
Barbara Comstock (native) Oops... PAC Runs TV Ads Thanking Some Republicans For Repealing Obamacare  (Mar 25) context
Stoneham Mario Cantone (native) Competition heats up for fan favorite to impersonate Scaramucci on SNL  (Jul 28) context
Stoughton Scott Stewart (baseball) (native) Judge orders Trump administration to allow abortion for undocumented teen  (Oct 18) context
Swampscott Todd McShay (native) Jamal Adams back on Bears' radar in latest three-round mock  (Apr 12) context
Taunton Barry McCaffrey (native) Honoring Vietnam Veterans Is The Right Thing To Do But We Now Fight Our Wars Using Other People's Kids  (Mar 29) context
Tewksbury WellPet (based in) Blue Buffalo, WellPet dog food recalled for possible health risk  (Mar 20) context
Wakefield Israel Horovitz (native) Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz believes sexual misconduct allegations about his father  (Nov 30) context
Walpole Todd Collins (quarterback) (native) What Can Josh Gordon Do For The Browns Three Years Later?  (Nov 02) context
Waltham Boston Dynamics (based in) Puny human attempts to stop terrifying door-opening robot dog from escaping  (Feb 21) context
Wareham Geena Davis (native) The Exorcist's Geena Davis Reveals the Scariest Thing About Working in TV  (Sep 23) context
Watertown Eliza Dushku (native) Eliza Dushku's On-Set Legal Guardian Calls Joe Kramer a 'Pedophile' After Backing Molestation Claim  (Jan 15) context
Webster Richard Lindzen (native) Court Documents Show Peabody Energy Funded Dozens of Climate Denial Groups  (Jun 14) context
West Boylston Charlie Baker (baseball) (native) After not voting in presidential election, Gov. Baker to attend Trump's inauguration  (Dec 29) context
West Newbury John Cena (native) WWE Raw: John Cena, Roman Reigns verbally spar, Alexa Bliss wins back title  (Aug 29) context
Westwood Kenny Florian (native) Florian: Ronda Rousey didn't spar much for UFC 207, needs to change coaches  (Jan 03) context
Weymouth Abigail Adams (native) Read a love letter Bush Sr. sent to Barbara Bush during World War II  (Apr 18) context
Williamstown Matthew Perry (native) Matt LeBlanc on How He Knows He'll Be Friends Forever with Matthew Perry  (Aug 10) context
Winchester Thomas Hardiman (native) As Trump readies to announce Supreme Court pick, one judge emerges as top candidate  (Jan 30) context
Winthrop Robert DeLeo (politician) (native) Baker: I would sign House transgender bill  (Jun 01) context
Woburn Carol A. Donovan (resident) Dallas County Republicans File Lawsuit To Throw 128 Democrats Off Primary Ballot  (Jan 22) context
Worcester William Shakespeare (cricketer) (native) We're having a loaded lunar trifecta this week  (Jan 28) context
Worthington Aaron Clark (native) Wall Street edges higher on strong McDonald's earnings, health drags  (Apr 30) context
Yarmouth International Fund for Animal Welfare (based in) Manatee rescued off Massachusetts coast is pregnant, aquatic officials say  (Sep 28) context