The unsuccessful bill brought by a group of New Hampshire fourth-graders to name the red-tailed hawk as the state’s official raptor is back.
Federal regulators say they are reviewing the status of the porbeagle shark to determine if listing the species under the Endangered Species Act is warranted.
Cranston teachers will be allowed to observe Good Friday despite objections from the city’s school department.
The prosecution rested its case with a description of injuries to Martin Richard, who embodied the innocence that was lost.
Frank DePaola, interim general manager for the MBTA, said the T could have used anti-icing fluid on its third rails.
N.H. voters train to become political bird dogs
A group of activists wants to make sure residents are ready when candidates seeking votes in New Hampshire swing through their state.
Police probe deaths of 3 in Bedford, N.H.
Authorities said they are not currently seeking any suspects after three were found dead in a sprawling Bedford home.
Records detail alleged plot behind Bourne rampage
Adrian Loya allegedly scattered hoax bomb devices to slow police, shot Lisa Trubnikova to death, and engaged in a gun battle with police.
Future Boston Alliance plots its future
After losing its founder and his funding, the innovative nonprofit is now casting a wide net for funding support.
20 years later, Somerville teen’s family still seeks answers
A memorial service for Deanna Cremin is planned for Monday, 20 years after the 17-year-old’s unsolved murder.
Charles Shaffer at 82; attorney for John Dean during Watergate
Before his high-profile representation of Dean, Mr. Shaffer served as a Justice Department lawyer during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
In suburbs, more Jews find a spiritual home in Chabad
The Hasidic sect has become the fastest-growing Jewish movement in the state.
Starts & Stops
Boston’s top biking official leaving for Seattle
Nicole Freedman, a Wellesley native and former Olympic bicyclist, has been widely credited with changing the culture of cycling in Boston.
The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.
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