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These 10 Massachusetts Towns Sound Like Towns That Shouldn’t Exist in the Bay State
These 10 Massachusetts Towns Sound Like Towns That Shouldn’t Exist in the Bay State
These 10 Massachusetts Towns Sound Like Towns That Shouldn’t Exist in the Bay State
Massachusetts definitely has some of the most unique town names of any state. Some town names are so distinctively unique that plenty of residents don't know how to pronounce them. Many towns in the Bay State begin with the four directions: North, East, West, and South. There are even 19 towns throughout the Bay State that end in 'ham'. But throughout all the crazy, unique, eccentric, and bizarre town names in Massachusetts, there are even some that just don't sound like they are towns that should exist in the Bay State whatsoever!
The Best Hot Dog In America Is In Massachusetts
The Best Hot Dog In America Is In Massachusetts
The Best Hot Dog In America Is In Massachusetts
Cheapism recently put out an article stating the "19 Regional Hot Dog Styles Across America You Have to Try." Now they didn't list the entire 19 but however, they did salute The Fenway Frank in what we need to know on why this hot dog is considered one of the best in the nation.
Massachusetts Has 2 Historic Forts That Are Just As Old As America
Massachusetts Has 2 Historic Forts That Are Just As Old As America
Massachusetts Has 2 Historic Forts That Are Just As Old As America
Massachusetts certainly has some of the richest history of any state in the U.S. There's a ridiculous amount of things in the Bay State that even pre-date America's birthday on July 4th, 1776. Of course, some of the biggest parts of America's history also took place within the confines of some of the most historic forts in the U.S. Some of those have been made into national, state, and local parks. Others serve as historic monuments and landmarks throughout the country, which often make for great tourist attractions as well. It seems that two of these historic forts that are just as old as America are in Massachusetts.
New MA Liquor Law Will Change How Restaurants Can Serve Booze
New MA Liquor Law Will Change How Restaurants Can Serve Booze
New MA Liquor Law Will Change How Restaurants Can Serve Booze
Historians agree that bars in Massachusetts are about as old as the state itself. Early settlers wasted no time setting up local taverns before schoolhouses in some cases. In fact, Massachusetts is home to what are believed to be the oldest bars in the United States like the Green Dragon Tavern which dates back to 1654, or Warren Tavern in Charlestown which was the first building to be erected in
Mass. City Named 'Dumbest In America'
Mass. City Named 'Dumbest In America'
Mass. City Named 'Dumbest In America'
When one thinks of Massachusetts, I don't believe "stupid" or "dumb" is one of the first things that comes to mind. A friend once told me that life comes down to the capable and the incapable and as rough at that can sound, it's reality. Can you hack it in the real world or can't you...
This Massachusetts Brewery Named Best in the Nation
This Massachusetts Brewery Named Best in the Nation
This Massachusetts Brewery Named Best in the Nation
Massachusetts has a long pastime with alcohol. The history of beer and bars is intertwined in Massachusetts state history so much so that the first bar in the country opened in Boston on March 4, 1634. While the business of booze has certainly changed since then, Massachusetts is still home to an abundance of microbreweries, an industry that has skyrocketed in popularity throughout the country ove
The Tallest Waterfall in Massachusetts is An Ideal Destination For Everyone This Summer
The Tallest Waterfall in Massachusetts is An Ideal Destination For Everyone This Summer
The Tallest Waterfall in Massachusetts is An Ideal Destination For Everyone This Summer
The Summer months are upon us and Massachusetts residents are wanting to get out and explore! Of course, there is tons of exploring to do throughout the entire state this Summer. And maybe one of those spots you will find yourself exploring is the tallest waterfall throughout the entire Bay State, which happens to be located in western Massachusetts.
Elusive, Dangerous Animal On The Prowl In Massachusetts
Elusive, Dangerous Animal On The Prowl In Massachusetts
Elusive, Dangerous Animal On The Prowl In Massachusetts
I remember my mother complaining about this awful loud screeching in the middle of the night. "Those fisher cats", she said, "they're awful, they keep me up all night sometimes". The screaming often attributed to fishers are actually red foxes, according to massaudobon.org ...
Don't Take Photos At These Massachusetts Locations - It's Illegal
Don't Take Photos At These Massachusetts Locations - It's Illegal
Don't Take Photos At These Massachusetts Locations - It's Illegal
Whether you're looking for a sweet spot to capture a family photo or snap that next Instagram selfie, you have to make sure no laws are being broken at the same. It's pretty obvious you don't want to be walking into a stranger's yard or sitting on that strangers porch as this is considered trespassing and illegal.
BEWARE: This Animal's Nasty Bite Is Overlooked In MA
BEWARE: This Animal's Nasty Bite Is Overlooked In MA
BEWARE: This Animal's Nasty Bite Is Overlooked In MA
There was a massive turtle walking across the driveway here at the radio station the other day. We have swamp lands in the rear of the studios. Was this a bog turtle? I have no idea. That same day the Pittsfield Police and animal control had posted a warning about friendly would be good Samaritans and snapping turtles...
Western Massachusetts College Named Most Dangerous College Campus
Western Massachusetts College Named Most Dangerous College Campus
Western Massachusetts College Named Most Dangerous College Campus
Massachusetts is famous for many things but the concentration of colleges in the Commonwealth, combined with the rest of New England, is unmatched. Some of the most prestigious and historic schools in the country are located in Massachusetts including Harvard University which was founded in 1636 and is widely accepted as the old university in the country...
This Breed of Dog is Illegal to Have as a Pet in Massachusetts
This Breed of Dog is Illegal to Have as a Pet in Massachusetts
This Breed of Dog is Illegal to Have as a Pet in Massachusetts
Massachusetts dog lovers are everywhere! When it comes to dog owners, Massachusetts actually has far fewer than you might think, especially compared to the rest of the country. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (ARMA) Idaho and Arkansas are the two states with the highest rate of dog owners, with 58% and 52% of households having dogs, respectively. With jus...
Massachusetts Oldest Town is Over a Century and a Half Older Than America
Massachusetts Oldest Town is Over a Century and a Half Older Than America
Massachusetts Oldest Town is Over a Century and a Half Older Than America
Massachusetts has a plethora of very, very old towns. Like, crazy old! That being said, America will be celebrating its 248th birthday this year. But did you know that a town in Massachusetts is so much older than that? Like, more than a century and a half older. In case you need that in number form, it's more than 150 years older than America.

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