West Brookfield house still haunted by tragedy and questions

In West Brookfield, investigators probed the scene where a mother and three children were found murdered in their home last month.

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It was family that brought the Bermudez clan to West Brookfield from California around 2013.

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The administration plans to roll back a rule issued by President Obama that prevents discrimination.

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Twelve partners from a total of seven firms have said no to President Trump’s entreaties to help him navigate the special counsel’s probe.

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Trump says he doesn’t think his personal lawyer will ‘flip’

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, is under investigation, but Trump on Saturday said he doesn’t think Cohen will “flip.”

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The scammers allegedly called Barnstable police on multiple occasions, claiming to raise money for the “Sean Gannon Fund,” Yarmouth police said.

Homicide investigation opened after North Andover woman found dead in basement

A woman who lived upstairs said she had found her downstairs neighbor dead in the basement of the house at 50 Lincoln St., officials said.

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Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 50s with calm, clear blue skies Saturday and Sunday.

Woman refuses medical help after Brockton car crash, dies later

A 54-year-old woman who initially declined medical treatment after a Thursday morning crash in Brockton died of her injuries Thursday afternoon.

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The former Massachusetts governor has to face down nearly a dozen Republican rivals for a US Senate seat.

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh spoke at his second inauguration on Jan. 2.

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Yvonne Abraham

Do Boston’s leaders care about reform or not?

More than two years after a promise from the mayor, the new lobbying rules haven’t materialized.

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Barbara Bush was remembered as the ‘‘first lady of the greatest generation’’ during a funeral Saturday attended by four former US presidents.

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Miceli, 83, the second longest serving lawmaker on Beacon Hill, collapsed during opening ceremonies for Wilmington Little League Saturday, officials said.

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Syracuse University has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire.

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Five Democrats vying to be the next Suffolk district attorney attempted to woo Dorchester voters on Saturday.

Boston, MA: August 31, 2017: Red Sox manager John Farrell is pictured as he signals to someone in the outfield during batting practice. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff).


Could John Farrell be in the Reds’ managerial plans?

Three other teams to watch in terms of potential managerial changes are the Orioles, Marlins, and Angels.

Rob Gronkowski and Ricky Carmichael at the Monster Energy Supercross at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.

At Supercross event, Gronk says ‘Uhh, maybe’ to returning to football

When he was asked if he is still thinking about retirement, the Patriots tight end said, “Depends how my racing skills go today.”


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It took 50 seasons, but the forever-mediocre Bucks are a team to watch thanks to Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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Riots and lynchings around the world have been linked to misinformation and hate speech on Facebook.

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A statement provided by Mr. Troyer’s spokesperson says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday.

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President Trump says he’s considering a posthumous pardon more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of “immorality.”

Love Letters: The Podcast


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How climbing mountains and other “breakup accomplishments” can improve self-worth after a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

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What set the former First Lady apart was how completely she epitomized, yet transcended, her role.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

Sean Gannon’s funeral service was held at Saint Pius X Church on Thursday.

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A man determined to choose violence. A cop determined to live a good life

Only three years apart in age, the police officer and the career criminal accused of killing him could not have been more different.


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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture: Monday in photos

Thousands of runners competed in miserable weather conditions during the 122nd running of the Marathon.

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As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.


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