Jody LaFerriere noticed this Groupon deal for a ride on a solar-powered boat in Boston Harbor (note: The ride does not include diving for sponges; it involves casting "a lure that turns into a sponge as it drifts in the water and makes friends with mermaids who haven't bathed in years").
A Boston man and a Chelmsford woman this week sued Coca Cola, alleging its flagship product is misleading and manipulating consumers into drinking it.
In their suit, filed in US District Court, Damiano DiPaola of Boston and Michelle Marino of Chelmsford both said they were regular Coke drinkers until they learned it was made with phosphoric acid, a preservative and tartness enhancer they say violates the company's marketing pledges that Coke is "natural and healthy:"
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports that when a 21-year-old got kicked out of a party on Oak Tree Lane in Revere for brawling, he went and got his pa and a female relative and returned to apply some justice:
The 21-year-old and 50-year-old men are believed to have struck the residence with rocks and baseball bats.
Unfortunately for them, the 77-year-old owner of the house, Robert Distefano, had them outgunned - in the form of a deceased family member's handgun, which he grabbed before confronting them outside: