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Check out the final eight cities and towns in our Masshole Madness bracket

  • East Boston

    They’ve left South Shore stronghold Scituate and North Shore’s Rt. 1 gem Saugus in their wake. Gotta give it up for Eastie, but the road ahead is an icy one.

    Boston Area Prepares for Another Large Winter Snow Storm

    EAST BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 14: A boat sits in an iced up dock at the Orient Heights Yacht Club February 14, 2015 in East Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is expecting it’s fourth major snow storm in three weeks with another foot of snow coming and high winds, that will last from Saturday night into Sunday morning. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

  • Cambridge

    East Boston will have to defeat the People’s Republic to move into the Final Four. It’s like choosing between a pizza from Santarpio’s or a sub from Ma Magoo’s: not an easy choice!

    Cambridge, Massachusetts; Home to Harvard University

    CAMBRIDGE, MA – JULY 30: People pass by the landmark Out Of Town News July 30, 2009 in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard Square is a large triangular area located in the heart of Cambridge and adjacent to Harvard University, and is frequented by tens of thousands of tourists a year, and home to thousand of students with MIT University just down the road. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester has been tearing the North Shore to shreds, with wins over Revere, Swampscott, and Malden. Will they make it all the way to the end of the greasy pole? That’s for you to decide!

    Hard Task

    circa 1955: A competitor in a greasy pole competition comes close but fails to reach the flag and the $25 prize. (Photo by Orlando /Three Lions/Getty Images)

  • South Boston

    What, like Southie wasn’t going to run through the competition? Gloucester will be their biggest challenge since their second round match-up against Roslindale, which was a squeakah, kehd.

    Gillette Company Eliminates Jobs

    313516 01: People exit the Gillette Company’s main headquarters December 19, 2000 in South Boston, MA. The Gillette Company will eliminate 2,700 jobs worldwide starting in January which company officials say will improve operating efficiency, streamline the supply chain, and cut costs. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

  • Somerville

    Somerville has been doing damage in the Masshole Madness tourney: they beat Dorchester in the first round, Roxbury in the second, and the tony North Shore hamlet of Marblehead in the third. How far will the ‘ville go?

    Bradlees Inc. Liquidation to Cost 9,800 Jobs

    383764 01: A Bradlees shopper exits a store December 29, 2000 in Somerville, MA. About 9,800 Bradlees employees are poised to lose their jobs once the Braintree, Massachusetts-based Bradlees Inc. completes a liquidation it proposed to a U.S. Bankruptcy Court earlier this month. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

  • Charlestown

    Charlestown: the little ‘hood that could. Granted, their path so far hasn’t been too tough: Tewksbury, Hingham, Natick. But do they have enough to knock off their big neighbor Somerville?

    U.S. Coast Guard Escorts "Old Iron Sides"

    BOSTON – JUNE 11: In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, multiple Coast Guard resources escort the USS Constitution, Boston’s beloved “Old Iron Sides,” June 11, 2005 in Boston, Massachusetts. The boat went out to an island in south Boston where the USS Constitution fired its 21 gun salute and was then brought back to her dock in Charlestown Navy Yard. (Photo by PA3 Kelly Newlin/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

  • Quincy

    Give it up for the City of Presidents, the sole South Shore survivor in our Masshole Madness tournament. Will the city slogan–“It Remains”–foreshadow their fate?

    New England Record Temperature

    388819 01: Beach goers enjoy the record high temperatures May 4, 2001 at Wollaston Beach in Quincy MA. New England has seen previous temperature highs smashed as three straight days in the nineties has brought about the earliest heat wave in New England’s history. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

  • Salem

    It’s a North Shore vs. South Shore Elite Eight matchup as Salem–who sliced through another South Shore favorite, Marshfield, in the last round–is set to work their witchy magic on Quincy.

    Bewitching Attractions Draw Visitors To Salem

    SALEM, MA – OCTOBER 27: Costumed people dressed as witches walk though the street next to the old Town Hall as they visit the town where, back in 1692, witch trials took place, October 27, 2005 in Salem, Massachusetts. Thousands of tourists come to attend the large Halloween festival. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)