Child poverty continues to climb in Mass.

The issue is partly caused by costly day care and housing and the proliferation of low-wage jobs, specialists said.

Sudbury officials probe car dealership fire

The fire, outside Herb Chambers Land Rover, destroyed 15 cars and SUVs and damaged an additional five vehicles.

The station redesign includes construction of a glass-enclosed entrance.

Government Center T station to feature glass entryway

The glass “head house” at Government Center is the most visible sign of progress at the underground transit hub.

Woman hit, killed on I-495

Investigators are looking for a later model black or dark-colored pickup with Mass. plates that will likely have front end damage.

Sick leave measure divides workers, businesses

In November, Mass. voters will weigh in on a plan to let workers earn sick time.

Tom Brady struggled to take care of a fumbled snap just before halftime against the against Raiders on Sunday.

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Even Tom Brady can’t save Patriots offense

Brady has covered up a lot of deficiencies over the years, but this time the Patriots have spread the offense too thin.

The Patriots offensive line was manhandled again Sunday, with QB Tom Brady often bearing the brunt of that. Jim Rogash/Getty Images


Patriots’ offensive line can’t block criticism

Only two players are playing in the same spot they did last year, and it shows.

Bobby Dionne (left) of Mapleville, R.I., watched as his girlfriend Betty Ann Conroy, Scotland, Conn., sang “Sweet Caroline” with Tori Gualtieri, of Norwich, Conn.

As Sox founder, Fenway faithful still find fun

Thanks to three recent World Series victories, even diehard fans seemed to shrug off this season’s struggles.

// Irish outpouring for Walsh underscores immigrants’ legacy

The Connemara region has long been defined by the people who have left — immigrants like Marty Walsh’s parents.

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