Today is Sunday, August 2, the 214th day of 2015. There are 151 days left in the year.
Verizon workers in nine states, including Mass., could walk off the job as early Sunday if negotiators don’t reach an agreement over benefits.
Currently, the 116th Annual US Open Chess Championship is starting in Phoenix.
A person suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot on Townsend Street in Roxbury around 6 p.m. Saturday, Boston Police said.
Joseph and Anna Trustey, both of Wenham, died Wednesday evening when the plane he was piloting crashed in Milwaukee.
Boston hospital aims to redefine care and prevent emotional harm
“The words dignity and respect cut very deeply,” said one hospital official.
They are Elizabeth, Josh, Brian, and Tracey. They are recovering heroin addicts. And they are just like you and me.
Seth Moulton comes out in favor of Iran nuclear deal
Rep. Seth Moulton offers a potentially key Democratic voice to one of the most controversial foreign policy debates in more than a decade.
The Arnold Arboretum distributed specimens of the exotic plant as part of its centennial celebration in 1972.
David Grossman, 57; lawyer dedicated to helping others
Mr. Grossman, of Newton, had directed the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau since 2006.
A decade of Irish music mends hearts and creates community
Mossie Coughlan has been performing at Bickford’s for the past decade, bringing together an elderly community through good times and bad.
Starts & Stops
Is Government Center station still on track?
The T station is slated to reopen next spring after a two-year, $82 million remake.
The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.
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