Everett may buy site, sell it to Wynn to build casino

Mayor Carlo DeMaria wants to use the city’s power of eminent domain to remove a roadblock that has threatened to kill Steve Wynn’s chances of getting a casino license.

While fans have cheered the Bruins to the top spot in the East, the Celtics have sputtered to one of the worst records in the NBA.

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Bruins and Celtics are tale of opposite directions

You see it in TV ratings, in ticket prices, and in fans’ loyalties. The Bruins are flying high, while the Celtics are headed home.

Jake Peavy allowed one run on three hits in six innings against his former team.

White sox 2, red sox 1

Red Sox throw it away in bottom of ninth

The Red Sox squandered a good pitching performance by Jake Peavy with a walk-off error by Xander Bogaerts.

Women sue lingerie companies over fat-reducing garments

Two Mass. women say undergarments infused with capsules of caffeine and vitamins failed to live up to claims that they would melt away fat.


Memories harsh and heartening at finish line ceremony

Mayor Martin J. Walsh expressed condolences to Denise and Bill Richard and their children Jane and Henry for the loss of 8-year-old Martin Richard last year.

On Marathon anniversary, much to embrace

A day marked by somber reflection and painful remembrance was also one filled with love and gratitude from survivors.

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Police blew up two backpacks on Boylston Street for precautionary reasons and had a man in custody for questioning.

Melody Fisher and her son Zachary attended  a meeting on  the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital.

Hospital closing roils North Adams

The demise of the North Adams Regional is the latest gut punch taken by this economically depressed city of about 14,000 people.

Study finds brain changes in young marijuana users

Young adults who occasionally smoked marijuana show abnormalities in two key areas of their brain, according to a new study by Boston researchers.


Thomas Gagen

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Excessive gunfire by police could have endangered the public and may have led to Officer Donohue being hit by friendly fire.


Chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee Stephen Brewer is a prostate cancer survivor.

Legislators push effort on prostate cancer care

Three members of the Mass. Legislature are speaking out about their own battles against prostate cancer in an effort to elevate awareness.