Wrong-way driver was 31-year-old woman, police say

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Four other young men, who ranged in age from 18 to 20 years old, were also killed in the Middleborough crash.

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The fatality rate for wrong-way crashes like a recent one in Middleborough is between 12 and 27 times higher than the rate of other types of accidents.

Capuano asks DOJ to review whether Keolis violated civil rights

The move comes after the Globe reported that the Fairmount Line had one of the highest numbers of cancellations of all lines.

Hillary Clinton and Senator Elizabeth Warren held a rally in Manchester, N.H., on Monday.

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‘Nasty women vote,’ Elizabeth Warren says in N.H.

“We nasty women are going to march our nasty feet to cast our nasty votes,” Warren said while campaigning with Hillary Clinton.

Nashua, NH--10/23/2016-- Nashua Public Works employee Chris Nelson lifts the storm drain cover that missing teen Jacob Goulet is thought to have fallen into in Nashua, NH, October 23, 2016. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) (Jessica Rinaldi) Topic: 24nashuateen Reporter:

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Nashua officials unsure why manhole was open

Investigators have not determined how a sewer cover became dislodged Friday where a teen was killed when he fell through.

Octover 7, 2016 - Cambridge, MA Support the Strike signs. Harvard University dining hall employees gather at Science Center Plaza to dance in an effort to show their protest. Kieran Kesner for The Boston Globe.


Striking Harvard cafeteria workers deserve support

Harvard is trying to save money on the backs of its lowest-paid workers.

HealthCare.gov premiums will go up by double-digit percentages next year

The Obama administration said premiums will rise sharply next year for health insurance sold to millions through HealthCare.gov.

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Donald Trump made the comments on a N.H. radio show about adult film actress Jessica Drake, who said Trump grabbed and kissed her.

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Are hackers in the driver’s seat?

These secret tunnels run under the Mass. Turnpike

Millions of people have driven over them — and never known they were there.

The Rolling Stones performing during Desert Trip earlier this month in Indio, Calif.


Are the Rolling Stones in town for a swanky shindig at Gillette?

We hear the Rolling Stones are in town for a very special party.

This may be a tipping point on marijuana legalization

Voters in five states, including Massachusetts, will vote next month on legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

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Reisa Clardy, whose husband was killed when a medical marijuana patient slammed into his cruiser, calls on voters to reject Question 4.

10/18/16: Salem, NH: Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is pictured as he speaks to the gathered media as he makes an appearance at a Republican Party office in Salem, NH to stump for the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: metro topic: 23curt


Curt Schilling is minor league as a politician

Senator Elizabeth Warren could smash whatever he throws at her out of the ballpark.


Curt Schilling isn’t running for office, he’s running for the circus

Schilling has been talking about a senate bid but seems to be far out of touch with Massachusetts voters.


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The men who helped the Red Sox end an 86-year drought had a complex relationship in their Boston days.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/GettyImages-153433784.jpg Surprise! Early voting doesn’t boost turnout.

Early voting doesn’t help draw new voters to the polls, and it actually makes things worse.

Since his release in 2014, ordained minister Victor Rosario has preached widely.

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Freedom remains tenuous for freed prisoner

This year’s New York City Marathon will be Victor Rosario’s first race on the outside. He’s hoping it’s not his last.

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James Merrill repeated the word “guilty” nine times for his role in the alleged multibillion-dollar TelexFree fraud.


Patriots Replay: Key plays from New England’s win over Pittsburgh

Here’s our weekly look at the key plays in the Patriots’ game after reviewing the film.

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“Any type of abuse or bullying of people who can’t defend themselves or fight for themselves, I have no respect for that,” Tom Brady said.

25belleisle - Mickey Belle Isle. (Handout)


Mickey Belle Isle was an accomplished skater who kept blades sharp and rinks smooth

Mr. Belle Isle, of Needham, who died at 88, was a former professional ice skater and instructor at skating schools that bore his name.

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Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

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Traveling back in time on the Mattapan trolley

The trolleys that rolled out of Worcester’s Pullman-Standard factory in 1944 and 1945 are still rolling, seven decades later, along Boston’s most scenic commute.

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