Officials in Bourne decry plan to bring migrant children

Bourne selectmen said the children at Camp Edwards would unfairly burden the community at the expense of residents.

Customers walked in and out of Market Basket with protesting workers outside a Lowell store on Tuesday.

Market Basket makes overture after dismissals

The company asked workers “to focus on Market Basket’s customers” in a statement from executives.

Tsarnaev friend arrested on drug, gun charges

A firearm in the case is the same model alleged to have been used in the shooting of MIT police officer Sean Collier.

Mass. unlikely to be affected by health care rulings

The state’s exchange wouldn’t be affected by the ruling, and it appears unlikely Mass. would join a federal exchange for long.

New cornerback Darrelle Revis has impressed his teammates with how quickly he’s picked up the Patriots defenses.


Patriots secondary a source of strength

An infusion of veteran help has given Bill Belichick’s club a step up on the competition.

// Investigators in Abigail Hernandez case reviewing video

Authorities are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the disappearance of Abigail Hernandez.

Wellesley Police Chief Terrence Cunningham held up pictures of rifles during a press conference on Tuesday to advocate for police chief discretion in the issuance of FID cards as a critical public safety provision that should be included in final gun violence prevention legislation.

Police chiefs criticize Senate for weakening gun control law

Top officials blasted the removal of a provision intended to keep rifles and shotguns from dangerous people.

// No evidence of direct Russian link to plane, US says

The US said Ukrainian separatists likely shot down the Malaysian jetliner without direct Russian involvement.

// Ex-UNH women’s hockey coach charged with assault

UNH fired Brian McCloskey after he physically reprimanded a player during a Nov. 30 loss to Ohio State.


Book Review

// ‘All I Love and Know’ by Judith Frank

A young, gay couple must deal with grief and transformation when one of them becomes guardian of an orphaned infant and a child.