The officer was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries that were not life-threatening, a department spokesman said.
The officer was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries that were not life-threatening, a department spokesman said.
Bob Di Meo said he advised Alan Lavender through the process of building his own plane, and is unsure why the aircraft crashed.
Two calves escaped from a farm in Harwich on Feb. 23 and have been loose since.
“Mary Jane Makes Your Heart Sing” is clearly violating state law, police and elected leaders in Springfield say.
The one-mile rail link has the backing of such names as Congressman Seth Moulton, and Governors Michael Dukakis and Bill Weld.
A three-alarm fire broke out at a fitness club complex in Haverhill early Wednesday morning, officials said.
What started as a meeting with city officials became a drawn-out, all-night protest on the floor of a hallway in City Hall.
The Patriots owner helped persuade lawmakers to create a new committee focused on economic development through exports.
Areas well south of New England will likely experience severe thunderstorms, the National Weather Service said.
The busiest spot in the city was the area around a Back Bay intersection, near Mass. Avenue and Beacon Street.
Witnesses reported the airplane “took a steep descent and disappeared behind the trees” before crashing into the building, an investigator said.
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City councilors are looking at how other communities regulate these types of short-term rentals.
At a time when veterans groups are losing members, the post is reaching out to Northeastern University students and others who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The former New England Patriot has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder in the deaths of two men in Boston’s South End in 2012.
At its peak, the closure created a 20-mile backup on the South Shore, pushing traffic back onto Routes 3 and 24.
Hernan Santana, 35, and Jose Pena, 37, both of Springfield, are facing multiple heroin drug and firearm charges.
Victor D. Kelley is wanted on charges related to a nonfatal shooting outside the Diamond Inn around 1 a.m. on October 15, 2014
The BuildBPS initiative examined the condition of every building, from the roof to the boiler room to the water bubblers and the wiring.
Today is Wednesday, March 1, the 60th day of 2017. There are 305 days left in the year. Today is Ash Wednesday.
The employee, identified only as a woman in her 60’s, was hit at about 7 p.m. Tuesday night, authorities said.
Local Jewish leaders are deeply concerned about the spate of recent anti-Semitic incidents and threats.
Tight finances have resulted in cuts to programs that are not fair, several speakers said at a forum on campus Tuesday night.
The school finally revealed that it employed an accused serial predator for 14 years.
With an average temperature of 35 degrees, the meteorological winter that ended Tuesday was the fifth warmest in Boston’s history, the National Weather Service said.
March 1, 1879
Middle-aged men, struggling financially and reluctant to seek help, are driving the trend.
“He was one of the kindest, nicest people anyone would ever want to meet.”
Greater Boston is more racially and economically segregated because of housing costs, even as the area becomes more diverse.
The school put a $117,000 donation to a novel use: it’s become a rainy-day fund to help low-income students in a pinch.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez goes on trial Wednesday in the fatal drive-by shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston’s South End in July 2012. Here are three things to watch as the trial progresses:
The victim suffered a gun shot wound to the leg, police said.
Cory Wasilewski, 20, of Brockton was driving north on Route 24 when he attempted to pass, State Police said.
Advocacy groups fear the federal government is building up jail space to facilitate President Trump’s immigration crackdown.
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The male student, who was not identified, was rushed to a hospital.
The Republican will be making a visit to deeply Democratic Rhode Island this week, and protesters say they plan to greet him.
On Tuesday, a clean-up crew was using shovels to scrape away the remnants of that rink on City Hall Plaza.
Some residents joke that you can wave to the pilots, and feel the breeze when they fly by.
Great white sharks have shown no sign of skipping their annual visits to Cape Cod waters to hunt for prey.
Tyshawn Sanders, 19, Tyshawn Cummings, 22, and Jamari Manning, 21, are all facing charges of first-degree murder along with unlawful possession of a firearm.
Whitehouse said that he wants to increase discussion on how corporations influence politicians and regulators. So he wrote a book about it.
A pilot has died after his small plane crashed into a residential complex in Methuen Tuesday afternoon, according to local authorities.
About 200 absentee voters who filed before the error was identified have been mailed new ballots.
Live video from Fox 25’s Facebook page of the plane crash in Methuen.
Former Newburyport Mayor Alan Lavender died when his plane plunged into the roof of a Methuen housing development.
Acton police said Phuong Tran accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake.
Four of the five warmest Boston winters have happened since 2000.
The new stop, located next to New Balance’s $500 million headquarters, brings the commuter rail back to Brighton after more than 50 years.
Veronica Serrato, the daughter of Mexican immigrants, will join the Mass. congresswoman at Tuesday’s night’s address.
Investigators said the woman’s Hale Street home was so cluttered there was no clear path to safety.
Christopher Fratantonio is accused of killing Mary Fratantonio in the couple’s house early Tuesday while their young children were home.
Thirty-one-year-old, William Seaburg had been wanted on an assault and battery warrant.
With three days of record warmth reaching June-like levels, severe thunderstorms, a tornado in Western Mass., this February is going into the record books.
Francis “Frank” Brescia, whose body was found Saturday in his Everett apartment, said his struggles gave focus to his art.
Boston Public Schools also saw improvement, with the graduation rate climbing to 72.4 percent.
Massachusetts topped its 49 competitors in US News & World Report’s rankings because of its strong performance in health care and education.
A USA Today reporter interviewed the former Patriots star in 2009.
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Also Tuesday, authorities disclosed the causes of death for a Peabody couple found dead in a Farm Avenue home earlier this month.
The victim was 16 years old and investigators found no evidence of foul play.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2017. There are 306 days left in the year.
One person has died in what State Police called a “serious crash” on Route 24 in Avon Monday night. The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the highway near Exit 18.
The body of a man, believed to be in his 60s, was found Saturday in an “advanced state of decomposition.”
The school can establish a second location in Westfield despite alleged ties to Fethullah Gulen.
Former Boston police sergeant Martin B. Kraft was the subject of 40 complaints alleging disrespectful treatment, untruthfulness, neglect of duty, unreasonable judgement, and use of force.
At least seven communities have sent home letters or posted statements after moves to restrict immigration and protections to transgender students.
US Senator Maggie Hassan’s office says it is looking into the case of a 14-year-old New Hampshire boy whose family says he was pulled aside this month for additional screening ahead of his flight to a baseball tournament in Florida.
Blazes started by humans accounted for 84 percent of all US wildfires over the past two decades, according to a team co-led by a UMass Amherst researcher.
One year after the police cadet program was reinstated, two city councilors are exploring a similar initiative for the fire force.
We’re not off the weather roller coaster quite yet.
When Karyn Polito’s office sent out her daily public schedule for Monday, it came with an unusual title: Not “Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito” but “Acting Governor Karyn Polito.”
Mass. education officials plan to rename the scoring categories on the revamped MCAS exams.
The MBTA will pay $7.9 million to overhaul the World War II-era trolleys, keeping them in service until at least the early 2020s.
The prestigious 130-year-old publication had never elected a black woman as its president.
Police didn’t have information about the victim’s condition or circumstances of the incident.
Robel Phillipos, 23, had sought to have his 2014 conviction thrown out, claiming statements he made to the FBI were coerced.
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Given that Jen Fox would be dead — or dead broke — without Obamacare, she’s defensive of it.
Jocarl Bureau was arrested on Feb. 24th for the 2016 death of his three-year-old daughter.
The bird of prey is in the care of experts at Tufts Wildlife Clinic.
Thousands of trees were downed, roads were blocked, and residences were severely damaged by the unprecedented twister.
A man was stabbed near 90 Bennington St. at around 1:30 a.m. Monday.
A soldier from Massachusetts who died in Iraq is being laid to rest this weekend.
Dennis Picard is the seventh person to die in Maine this year in a snowmobile accident.
The man who reportedly handed the wrong envelope to Beatty did so moments after tweeting a celebrity photo from backstage.
Police found the man’s body on Saturday on Oakland Avenue after a landlord performed a well-being check.
The three-alarm fire broke out Saturday night spontaneously when rags and sawdust tossed together in a plastic bag heated up and ignited.
Neil Fingleton, who stood at 7 foot 7 and played high school and college basketball in Worcester, died over the weekend.
The six-unit apartment building was declared uninhabitable after the American Red Cross is working to provide temporary shelter for residents.
It’s the first time a tornado has been reported in Massachusetts in February.
The fire was likely caused by a malfunctioning heating unit at 52 Grove Street.
Wes Doughty reportedly landed in Massachusetts Monday night to face charges in a double murder in Peabody last weekend.
See the gender breakdown of students and teachers in your local public school district.
Last year, about 25 percent of all public school teachers statewide were men, down from about 32 percent in the early 1990s.
Temperatures will rise into the 50s on Monday.
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The final two jurors were selected Monday, paving the way for opening statements on Wednesday.
Today is Monday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2017. There are 307 days left in the year.
Eight T vehicles derailed in 2016, the nation’s highest figure.
Vitriol has increasingly roiled the workplace in the Trump era, with charges of discrimination increasing.
Defenders of Felix D. Arroyo described an agency in which entrenched employees resented serving people of color.
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A Boston Common rally called for an independent investigation into President Trump’s connections to Russia and the claims of the Kremlin’s interference in the election.
Opioids are believed to have claimed 11 lives in Lynn in 2017 as of Friday, more than double the number in the same period last year.
In a long-term study, the state’s Division of Fisheries and Wildlife are monitoring and tracking the movements of the bear population.
The suspect hit the employee over the head, causing minor abrasions.
A national drive works to recast the fractured lives that time and again put young people in danger.
A new plan would reserve licenses specifically for certain neighborhoods until they had a restaurant that is ready to apply for one.
Residents in parts of western Mass. are working to assess damage to their homes after a heavy storm swept through the area.
Todd McCabe, 41, of Southbridge, allegedly shut himself inside a bathroom in the Hopkinton store.
“We will continue to stand up for all of our students and families, regardless of their immigration statuses.” — Boston Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang
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The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is slated to decide Monday on proposals in Westfield, Plymouth, and Sturbridge.
The victim was a 34-year-old man from Plaistow, N.H.
Firefighters had to use a ground ladder to rescue a man who lived in a second-floor apartment.
Although we just had three consecutive days of record-breaking temperatures, forecasters say next weekend could see some chance of snow.
“She was a very conscientious driver,” said the grandmother of 16-year-old Sydney Coiro. “We did not expect that this would ever happen.”
Paul Allard was last seen at 189 Frost Rd., police said.
Aylin Sofia Hernandez was abducted by her father, Oscar Hernandez, who drove off with her in a rented 2017 silver Hyundai Sonata, according to Connecticut State Police.
Today is Sunday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2017. There are 308 days left in the year.
The museum’s exhibits and galleries sustained only smoke and water damage, a State Police spokesman said.
On the morning of Feb. 11 — Derby Day in New Hampshire — everything looked postcard-perfect. But looks can be deceiving.
Lottery results from Saturday drawings
The event at First Baptist Church included musical performances, skits about the immigrant experience, and stories from teens that are immigrants or the children of immigrants.
A 17-year-old male and a man from Roxbury were arrested less than three hours apart in separate instances on Friday, police said.
The store at Dedham’s Legacy Place, which officially opens Tuesday, was filled Saturday,
More than 3,300 nerds came to Boston to celebrate their eccentricities.
The Boston rally was one of 50 such events taking place across the US Saturday.
The congressman spoke about safeguarding minority rights under the Trump administration.
The findings came after Register of Probate Felix D. Arroyo was suspended from his elected post.
The man, who was not identified, peacefully surrendered to police after about an hour-and-a-half standoff at a Price Chopper store.
Victims of Latin America’s latest charismatic Catholic leader-turned-sexual predator are denouncing the Vatican’s handling of the case, saying the six-year delay and final resolution are anything but satisfactory for survivors of his sexual, psychological and physical violence.
Isaiah is sweet and shy with a great smile. He is athletic and enjoys playing basketball and other sports. He also loves puzzles and puzzle books.
The two-alarm fire broke out Saturday afternoon, fire officials said.
“What’s most important to underscore is that our commitment to a non-discriminatory experience is unwavering,” Rakesh Khurana said.
Starts & Stops
A study from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council showed that there may be too much parking in several cities close to Boston.
Bird sightings from the Massachusetts Audubon Society
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The Beverly blaze marks is the 13th fire death of the year, according to the state fire marshal’s office.
“This one is the worst I’ve ever seen in 29 years” as a police officer, said Mashpee’s police chief.
A man driving a stolen minivan died Saturday morning after he suffered a medical emergency and crashed into an MBTA bus at a stop in Dorchester, police said.
A 77-year-old man was struck and killed by a car in Quincy late Friday night. The driver was passing through the intersection with a green light, officials said.
Boston broke a high temperature record for the third consecutive day.
Sean Kearney, and his passenger, a 37-year-old Quincy man, were thrown from the vehicle when it rolled over on Interstate 95 around 12:30 a.m.
The victim was rushed to a local hospital, said police on the scene.
Today is Saturday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2017. There are 309 days left in the year.
Feb. 25, 2017
The driver remained at the scene and has not been charged at this time, according to the Mashpee police chief.
Lottery results from Friday drawings
“Six months is a long time to have zero information,” said Lindsey Keane.
Baker will spend Sunday evening at the White House with President Trump and the First Lady, according to a copy of his schedule.
Jeremy Ferreira, 63, of Spencer was taken to U-Mass hospital with serious injuries and the name of the deceased driver has not yet been released.
It’s certainly a long way from “Grand Theft Auto.”
Mayor Walsh offered a passionate defense of immigration and religious diversity at the city’s largest mosque Friday.
HighSpeed advertises $55 Jalapeno Lemonade delivery with “a very special gift” — a small black bag of marijuana. Is it legal?
A look at how some people enjoyed the warmest February day on record.
The Trump administration veered from longstanding White House protocol on Friday.
The website offers information in 15 languages on a range of immigration issues.
A 16-year-old boy was injured Friday afternoon when he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle in Newton, according to police.
Maine’s Republican governor has asked US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ramp up prosecution of drug crimes.
There’s a growing movement to “bind” the president’s behavior, according to a spell circulating online.
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A contractor and subcontractor have agreed to pay more than $420,000 to resolve allegations that they knowingly submitted “false and inflated pay estimates.”
The dog, found abandoned in a crate by the side of a busy Hingham road, was adopted after the shelter received thousands of inquiries.
The aged vehicle was plucked this week from its unintended burial plot along Ballston Beach.
A second suspect in the Peabody double slaying has been captured in South Carolina.
A man was arrested for owning an illegal handgun after he failed to pull over for a State Trooper.
You call this February? Friday was the second day in a row of record-breaking temperatures for Boston.
All 12 occupants of the TWO-family building were able to evacuate when the fire broke out shortly after 5 a.m.
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Another juror, who was selected to serve, admitted that he was a New York Giants fan. “You’re very brave to say that,” the judge responded.
Under the state’s current formula, towns with high per-capita lottery spending get less in aid than they paid in.
Police say they’re investigating the death of a 15-month-old boy in Nashua, New Hampshire.
Today is Friday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2017. There are 310 days left in the year.
Feb. 24, 2017
Kamaya Farifaki, 23, was arraigned in Suffolk County District Court Thursday on a murder charge connected with the death of Melvin Cortes, District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
Protesters called on Governor Charlie Baker to more aggressively challenge President Trump’s immigration orders.
Brandon Hoar was convicted of voluntary manslaughter earlier this month by a jury in Salem Superior Court.
The Trump administration raised the prospect Thursday of a federal crackdown on recreational pot.
The crowd protested President Trump’s decision to roll back federal guidelines.
RIP winter 2017?
Former Alpha Omega owner Raman Handa was arrested Tuesday and faces 12 counts of wire fraud in federal court.
The Old Chapel, perhaps the university’s most recognizable building, has reopened to the campus community following a $21 million renovation.
A wave of political dissent has swept the country, causing a surge of activity on the ground floor of the Democratic Party.
“Pence knew what he was getting into by signing up with Trump,” said one national political analyst.
Boston police said the shooting happened near 24 Havelock St. shortly before 1:30 p.m.
Boston firefighters rescued a dog that fell through the ice at Jamaica Pond.
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The media mogul will speak to Smith College’s class of 2017 on Sunday, May 21st.
Cape Ann locals who’ve seen the Casey Affleck film recognize that it’s more about Gloucester than Manchester-by-the-Sea.
The past two days have seen two of the three warmest tempatures ever recorded in February.
The 16-page report examines what went wrong when the Orin C suddenly sank.
A gun was found on one man, and he was arrested after a brief altercation with the officers, police said.
In July, Governor Charlie Baker signed a transgender public accommodations law.
Boston ranked as the 8th most-gridlocked city in the United States, and the 18th most congested worldwide, during 2016, according to a new study.
Karl Baden has photographed his face every day since Feb. 23, 1987, with one exception.
While one application may seem like a stagnant start to kick-off the newly offered BYOB program, City Council president Michelle Wu said that she thinks it is great news.
More than 33,000 families – or more than 100,000 people – have spent at least one night in a homeless shelter since 2008.
The consensus on Boston Common about Thursday’s record-shattering 66-degree weather? Quite possibly the best day ever.
Westwood and Dover Fire Departments responded Thursday morning to a call that a dog had slipped through the ice.
A startled man who rushed into a Tremont Street pizza shop said he was kidnapped by a man wanted in connection with a Peabody double murder.
While one person in Indiana was lucky enough to win the $435 million, two local players will also be taking home some cash.
Officials are giving an update on the murder Vanessa Marcotte.
Atlantic Drain Services and owner Kevin Otto are charged after two workers died when a trench collapsed.
Billerica police arrested a Revere man wanted for a serious domestic incident after a pursuit that went through multiple towns, authorities said.
“We want to do everything we can to find this killer,” Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said.
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Mayor Walsh called the move “reckless” and said it undermines the promise of civil rights.
A suspect in a brutal double-homicide in Peabody is believed to have carjacked a male driver in Middleton on Wednesday night.
The mercury in Boston climbed to 66 shortly after 12:30 p.m., beating the old record of 65, set in 1990.
“It just made me more cautious,” she said. “I just don’t trust a lot of people.”
During the last presidential campaign, she said she had an “epiphany” that immigration law might be her calling given her own family’s story from Jamaica.
The decision, an activist said, sends a message that transgender individuals “are not as important and their lives will not be protected.”
Today is Thursday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2017. There are 311 days left in the year.
The shootings occurred about an hour apart on Dudley Street and Shawmut Avenue and Albion Street.
There is no federal money to repair or rebuild the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. So housing officials are seeking proposals from private developers.
Feb. 23, 1874: The Globe reports that there were 143 deaths in Boston the previous week, including 73 men and 70 women; 43 people “of American parentage” and 22 victims of consumption.
UMass President Martin T. Meehan will pick one of them to recommend to the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Ewart Brown said he helped Burlington-based Lahey Hospital and Medical Center bring sophisticated health care to the British territory.
Maine’s governor said he’s hopeful Trump will heed opponents of the monument in Maine’s Second Congressional District.
A homeopathic remedy for teething babies that was linked to harmful, even deadly, reactions put a focus on such products.
For the first time, Massachusetts ranked first in the nation in results, with 31 percent of the high school students scoring 3 or higher on the exam.
“Happy birthday to #GeorgeWashington! In 1796, #GilbertStuart painted this famous portrait, which became the source for the US $1 bill.’’ — @mfaboston (Museum of Fine Arts)
Jaye Rancourt, who served as local counsel to the out-of-state defense team, said that she was virtually shut out of the case.
The increase in black and Latino workers seems to bolster Felix D. Arroyo’s claim that he pushed for a more multicultural staff before he was suspended earlier this month.
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“He was a good kid. He was kind. . . . He wasn’t violent.”
Quincy police are searching for two men who allegedly robbed a gas station clerk at gunpoint.
NASA said the discovery may help to answer the question, “Are we alone?”
For $5,500, you could own a piece of Massachusetts history.
This chart shows Boston restaurants that earned no worse than an ‘A’ letter grade on recent food safety inspections conducted by city officials.
This chart shows Boston restaurants that earned no worse than a ‘B’ letter grade on recent food safety inspections conducted by city officials.
This chart shows Boston restaurants that earned a ‘C’ letter grade on at least one recent food safety inspection conducted by city officials.
Boston recently started grading restaurants based on food safety inspections. How did your favorite spots fare?
William O’Neil will be held for allegedly placing an explosive device on the porch of a house in Maynard Monday.
The previous law gave police chiefs and local officials the discretion to decide if someone was “suitable” to carry a gun concealed.
The city promised “appropriate action” once an internal review is concluded.
The suspect is believed to have gotten off the outbound train around 4 p.m. at Community College station in Charlestown.
Something not very wintry has been going on this month.
State Police said Maribel Tamayo died at the scene in Bellingham. She was the only person in the car.
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Patriots coach Bill Belichick and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels appeared on a list of possible defense witnesses.
Police officials say releasing racial and gender information about specialized units would reveal deployment numbers, risk officer safety.
The former presidential candidate questioned why no blacks or minorities manage the university’s $36 billion endowment.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2017. There are 312 days left in the year.
Feb. 22, 2017
The victim was struck near Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard at about 7:30 p.m.
The man was found in the area of Dudley and Albion streets and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The immigration policies announced Tuesday clearly signaled that President Trump intends to deport immigrants in large numbers.
The Cape Air executive, and former Democratic senator from Harwich, has not ruled out entering the race for governor.
Brianna Smith is facing a charge of vehicular homicide in the death of Cusandra Webb, who police say was dragged for 75 feet by a vehicle that Smith was driving.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump has long held that such matters should be left to the states, not the federal government, to decide.
The increase was driven by a surge in anti-Muslim groups, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
The SS Stuyvesant, the ship/restaurant attached to Anthony’s Pier 4 that was sunk during the Blizzard of ‘78, is being removed.
Tuesday was a day to remember the contribution of Boston’s African-American residents.
Jennifer O’Connor, 40, and Mark Greenlaw, 37, were found dead at the Peabody home they shared over the weekend.
The new policy gives protection to all residents, regardless of their immigration status.
A distant black hole is allowing about 1,000 stars per year to form in its neighborhood at the center of the Phoenix cluster, vastly outpacing most other galaxies.
As many as 1,000 graduates may be unfairly penalized because of their country of origin, and Mass. could be hit particularly hard.
The conservative, polemical editor’s endorsement of pedophilia instigated outrage over the weekend.
A truck crashed into parked cars on Commonwealth Avenue Tuesday afternoon.
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A look at Michael Hebb and Wes Doughty, the two suspects named in the slaying of a couple in Peabody over the weekend.
It won’t all be monotonous Medicaid reimbursement panel discussions when Governor Charlie Baker travels to Washington this week.
Private First Class Brian Odiorne, 21, a Ware native, died in a non-combat incident, the Army said.
The increase was driven by a surge in anti-Muslim groups, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Cary Guy, 24, is facing nine charges related to the chase and was ordered held on $75,000 bail.
Police released several photographs of Wes Doughty, and urged the public to alert them if anyone knows his whereabouts.
At around 4 a.m., the man was located and pulled from the 37-degree water, the coast guard said.
Michael Pircio was arrested after he allegedly fatally struck 29-year-old William James Porter in the head shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning in his 18 Menlo St. apartment in Brockton.
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Officials at the prestigious school disclosed the sexual misconduct involving the former employees after a nine-month investigation.
A police spokeswoman said officials believe the statue was vandalized.
Jury selection continues Tuesday in the double murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez.
A jury deliberated for five hours and found that Franklin Kapaia was guilty of fatally shooting 32-year-old Eric Dillard 12 times on Mar. 6, 2013.
The conspiracy-theorizing nationalistic radio star is apparently taking on a new role as occasional information source and validator for the president.
Police said that some people worried that students of color and undocumented children “might respond negatively” to the effort.
It took Rich Wilson 107 days and 48 minutes to circumnavigate the globe, making him the fastest American sailor to complete the nonstop solo trip.
Starting Wednesday, above normal temperatures are expected to settle into Boston for a few days.
Debate continues over where to draw the line between protecting public safety and helping fewer people end up behind bars.
Here’s a rundown of what’s coming up today.
The concept of help rather than handcuffs has now been adopted by 200 police agencies in 28 states.
Labrie was convicted in 2015 of several misdemeanor counts, but acquitted of raping a classmate at St. Paul’s School in Concord, N.H.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2017. There are 313 days left in the year.
The incident is the second physical altercation to break out in the last three months at the Gateway Center location.
Some Massachusetts churches and synagogues are preparing to join a national movement to offer shelter to immigrants in danger of being deported.
A Lynn health center aims to find people with latent tuberculosis and treat them before they get sick.
“Have you noticed the Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment memorial outside of the State House? — @marty_walsh (Mayor Martin J. Walsh), part of a series of tweets as the city recognizes #BlackHistoryMonth
Feb. 21, 1989: The Globe reports that new data from the Arctic, indicating that northern polar regions may be significantly more vulnerable to ozone destruction than previously thought, has immediate implications for New England.
The former senator may be in line to be US ambassador to New Zealand.
In 2013, a driver crossed the center line, rolled over and collided with the pick-up truck that Kevin Cellucci was driving.
The group called on Boston to reverse course and to embrace measures that will help diversify its police force.
The opioid epidemic has led to what Dr. Paul Konowitz believes is a well-intentioned but misguided change in prescribing pain medication.
A local startup is giving buyers the option to shop somewhere else, and send a message to the companies to ditch goods tied to President Trump.
The State Police Bomb Squad was called out after a homeowner found a suspicious device on his porch Monday.
Smith College’s “Women for the World” fundraising campaign raised $486 million, the largest ever for a women’s college.
The mother and her three children were exposed to high-levels of carbon monoxied inside their home on Wednesday evening.
Police said Cusandra Webb and Brianna Smith had been driving together when they stopped on Mass. Avenue, got out of the SUV, and fought.
A State Police helicopter was used to trail the car during the chase.
The event marks Presidents Day along with the centennial year of Kennedy’s birth.
Fewer than 300 New England cottontail rabbits live in Maine, so biologists want residents to report if they see the brown rabbits this winter.
As police arrested one suspect in a horrific weekend double murder, the father of one victim recalled his daughter had a lifetime of health problems.
The unidentified driver is being treated at a Nashua-area hospital, police said.
Commuters are urged to use other transportation options, including the commuter rail and bus lines.
Today is Monday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2017. There are 314 days left in the year. This is Presidents Day.
Police said the victim went to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, but they did not know his condition.
Many of the protesters were wearing masks, and some carried baseball bats, police said.
A little-noticed provision in an executive order may have made immigration arrest and court records public for the first time.
It could have been left naked, just another crane saluting the city. But One Dalton’s developer instead decided to make a splash.
Companies are stepping up their lobbying, putting themselves in a position to receive lucrative lottery contracts if this law passes.
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The 10 a.m. dedication ceremony will take place Monday at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
“Animals do strange things sometimes,” said a spokesman for the Animal Rescue League of Boston.
2,426: The number of pothole cases reported to the City of Boston’s 311 nonemergency constituent services line between Dec. 1 and Feb. 15.
The children were trying to retrieve a football.
Since 2010, the city has removed the residential tax exemption from 6,604 homeowners, according to assessing information.
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President Trump was at a fund-raising event for the Boston hospital Saturday night at Trump’s resort in Florida.
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Brianna Smith, 26, has has been charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, a vehicle, and operating under the influence of alcohol causing serious bodily injury.
Officers made the discovery at the department where the alleged incident happened.
Officers allegedly found a revolver in the trunk of the suspects’ car.
Hundreds of people attended a rally in Copley Square Sunday in a call to fight against President Trump’s efforts to discredit science.
The 9-year-old’s grandmother found the boy unconscious with his head trapped between a metal rim and plastic lid.
Police requested X-ray equipment to help determine an accurate body count.
Here are some of the most pun-tastic signs from the science rally in Copley Square on Sunday.
President Trump was at a fund-raising event for the Boston hospital Saturday night at Trump’s resort in Florida.
It was 59 degrees just before 3:30 Sunday afternoon, but still 7 degrees shy of the area’s record.
The Rally to Stand up for Science in Boston was a call to fight against President Trump’s efforts to discredit science and climate research.
The team was playing its final home game before the Nashua college closes this year.
Today is Sunday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2017. There are 315 days left in the year.
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Larry Kelley was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Route 115 in Belchertown.
The break caused flood damage and water service disruptions for homes and businesses in the area of North Street in Stoneham.
A 19-year-old man who lost his legs in a car accident last year has received a new pair of prosthetic limbs.
Phillip Mumley, 47, is being treated for life-threatening injuries collided with a car while crossing Route 115 in Jefferson, NH
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Stephen M. Staffiery, 48, was arrested on 16 charges, including operating under the influence of drugs and heroin possession, State Police said.
A rally was set for today in Boston against what scientists view as the administration’s budding war on science.
Ray Buckley said that he’ll back Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota for the post.
Governments have long turned to “sin” taxes to boost revenue, and next year marijuana will be added to the slate in Mass.
These graphics show how “sin taxes” factor in as a source of state revenue.
In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. ‘‘It’s super life,’’ said Penelope Boston, who presented the discovery Friday at the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in Boston.
City officials are exploring the feasibility of building a vast sea barrier from Hull to Deer Island.
Officials took a pass last week on a citizen petition that would have added Lowell to the ranks of sanctuary cities, saying that it already follows policies with the same effect.
Areil, who also goes by Ari, is a friendly 14-year-old boy who likes music, video games, computers, and Pokemon.
Bird sightings from the Massachusetts Audubon Society
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The MBTA has been taking a victory lap over the winter, but should it be?
A breezy, balmy weekend with clear skies should melt away much of the snow left by the recent series of storms in Greater Boston.
In a recently concluded case, the EEOC argued that Texas Roadhouse routinely discriminated against older job applicants.
A Boston officer suffered non-life threatening injuries after being struck by a car Saturday morning in Mattapan, police said.
John Hamilton was holding a briefcase and and crossing the tracks at the Brockton station around 7:15 a.m. when he was struck by an outbound Middleborough train.
The deal will mean an annual 2 percent increase over four years for the 1,500 members of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association.
Today is Saturday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2017. There are 316 days left in the year.
Feb. 18, 2017
The crash happened near 110 East Central St. at about 5:43 p.m.
Anthony Catinazzo, 37, of Woburn, and Wilmer Tejeda, 24, of Jamaica Plain were arrested for trafficking Fentanyl, police said.
On Thursday, investigators found 14 minors, that were mainly area college students, in possesion of alcohol at Revel Bar, Restaurand and Lounge in Quincy.
Francisco Torres, 36, of Mattapan was arrested Thursday night in a sting in the South End, the US Attorney’s office said
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Troopers assigned to the High Risk Victim Unit worked five local police departments in Worcester County to carry out the operation, State Police said in a statement.
For Michael Haywood, it was a personal affront when state officials were flummoxed by the big winter of 2015.
Fanklin Kapaia,23, was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet when he shot Eric Dillard 12 times, prosecutors said.
Funding for firearms research is virtually nonexistent, a Harvard University professor said Friday.
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President Trump wants small businesses to thrive, but his frequent Mar-a-Lago visits have sent some into a financial nosedive.
Congressman Seth Moulton responded by tweeting the wide-eyed emoji at the tweet, and contacting US Capitol Police.
Mass. residents from Adams, Lee, and Pittsfield each won $1 million over the past weeks.
Boeing says Trump is the first president to visit the facility.
Former US senator Scott Brown is being considered for nomination as President Trump’s ambassador to New Zealand.
An existing bike lane was fortified by plowed snow, offering up additional protection.
The main culprit appeared to be the drug fentanyl, which was present in an increasing number of deaths, even as heroin-related deaths declined.
Senate Majority Leader McConnell says Republicans intend to overhaul health care without Democratic help.
A cab driver suffered a crushed pelvis when a worker backed a car into the shop and struck him, police said.
An estimated 180,000 residents of Greater Boston are in the country illegally, according to a new Pew report.
“Aren’t we lucky to have these two doctors?” Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said to a round of applause.
Firefighters were able to rescue one of the dogs from the Hampton, N.H., fire, but the other five died.
Senate Republicans confirmed President Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Though Mass. hasn’t seen the raids that have taken place elsewhere, distrust of President Trump has led to rampant rumors and disrupted lives.
A university-built device is bound Saturday for the International Space Station, where it will study the atmosphere.
“There was too much fire and heat and fire coming up the stairs ... we couldn’t make it past the entryway.”
“Juror 13” said she thought she overheard Aaron Hernandez’s name in a conversation about Deflategate, prompting laughter.
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The signal issue stemmed from a power loss west of Route 128.
Bail was set at $100,000 for Kelvin Concepcion-Soto, 24, accused of multiple drug charges.
Today is Friday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2017. There are 317 days left in the year.
Feb. 17, 2017
More than 200 immigrants and their supporters met Thursday to plot a course in the wake of President Trump’s controversial executive orders.
Moses Acloque, 25, was convicted Tuesday for running over a Wrentham hotel employee in front of her husband and dragging her body more than three miles up Route 1, prosecutors said.
Antoine Harris, 43, was arrested during an investigation into online advertisements for the sale of sexual services, authorities said.
One person was taken to a Boston hospital with unspecified injuries, officials said.
State senators said they are tired of incremental change and foot-dragging and believe they have enough momentum this year for action.
From Dec. 1 to Feb. 15, more than 2,400 pothole cases were reported to the City of Boston. That’s 31 percent more than last year.
The town of Easton will pay its suspended town administrator, David Colton, $350,000 to leave and not sue to keep the job he has held since 2006.
As one family’s emotional quest shows, people are facing a difficult and exhausting time finding new homes for beloved book collections.
The chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee is seeking documents in connection with her office’s investigation into Exxon.
The 55-year-old victim was killed after her SUV went off the road and rolled over, according to State Police.
The victim was shot near the corner of Avon and Trinity Streets Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
Federal agents foiled a $2.5 million cocaine-trafficking plot and arrested an Israeli national who was extradited Thursday from Poland to Boston.
It was just one random encounter in the thousands that Dylan Punch will have as a police officer, and the outcome could have been entirely different.
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Prosecutors allege Jennifer Guzman was speeding when her BMW crossed the double yellow line and struck a 2002 Toyota Camry traveling in the opposite direction.
The schools, from Western Massachusetts to the South Shore, could open in the next year in a half.
An estimated 399 people statewide were killed in vehicle crashes in 2016, a 13 percent increase over the previous year, according to the report by the National Safety Council.
After storms dumped between 10 and 70 inches across the state, a respite is finally arriving.
Dr. Ewart Brown denounced a government lawsuit as politically motivated.
Senator Patricia Jehlen and Representative Mark Cusack said they are open to changing the tax rate and a host of other steps.
CNN’s president said neither the network’s journalism or business have been hurt as a result of the president’s attacks.
“I just felt an affection toward him and for what he has done for the country,” said Officer Tom Bryant.
Trump’s administration says it does not want a larger appellate panel to review travel ban on hold, and will instead revise the ban.
When a talk at U.C. Berkeley was cancelled this month following protests, many accidentally lashed out at the Boston school.
Monday will mark the 202nd anniversary of the USS Constitution’s famous victory over two British warships at the Cyane-Levant Battle in the War of 1812.
A staff member found a 7.65 caliber Deutsche Werke handgun loaded with a single round of ammunition inside the 17-year-old’s backpack, he said.
The toddler’s father called police after discovering his daughter bleeding from a stab wound and her despondent mother standing nearby.
A rock, a window, and a will to get inside: It should have been a solid combination for a robbery.
When firefighters measured the CO level in the R.I. home, their device maxed out.
Lowell police are asking the public’s help in locating the 20-year-old suspect.
A Braintree man is facing illegal gun charges after Boston police allegedly found two loaded handguns in a vehicle he was driving.
SweetWater Brewing Co. created 100 cans of a “soul crushing” extra pale ale called “Patriot SB51” after losing a bet.
The 23-year-old man is accused of fatally beating a 32-year-old man with a baseball bat earlier this month.
Governor Baker is looking for someone with a business background who can improve customer service.
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That tally brought the total number of dismissals to 184 over the past three days, out of 538 people who reported to the first round.
The city is wading into the contentious debate about whether high school students should start classes later in the morning.
School officials have refused to allow the principal to rescind her retirement request following the death of her husband.
Former governor Martin O’Malley and City Councilor Matt O’Malley are not related, although O’Malley — the councilor — appears to have embraced the confusion.
The weather should clear out by the afternoon, but that doesn’t mean Boston will get a good look at the sun.
A 26-year-old Everett man charged last year with supporting the terror group ISIL was indicted Wednesday on a charge of obstruction of justice as part of a five-count indictment.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2017. There are 318 days left in the year.
Protests and a false fire alarm disrupted a Harvard event featuring divisive former drug executive Martin Shkreli.
Lowell Navarro, 28, turned himself into police one week after a drug-making laboratory was found in his home, prosecutors said.
Snow will fall Thursday from about 3 a.m. until about 8 a.m., at times in heavy bursts.
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is one of several US hospitals that provide specialty care in Bermuda — a venture that put it at the center of a federal lawsuit.
Chanting, “Say it loud, say it clear: refugees are welcome here,” they carried signs with messages such as, “USA stop funding Israeli apartheid” and “Resist fascism.”
In a Globe interview, Attorney General Maura Healey says President Trump has set the country on the wrong foot.
A civil suit accuses Lahey Clinic of bribing its former leader as part of a vast racketeering conspiracy to secure health care business on the small island.
Ross Tucker, 23, was sentenced to 7 to 10 years in state prison Wednesday for the shooting death of Eric Benedict, 25.
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Emilio DeLarosa, 32, is wanted for allegedly murdering the mother of his 4-year-old son inside her Methuen home.
Connecticut was abuzz Wednesday over reports that a Russian spy ship was cruising in the Atlantic within 30 miles from Groton. The region is no stranger to foreign naval incursions.
Thirteen winters ago, Maura Murray crashed her car on a sharp turn in N.H. When a cruiser arrived shortly after, she was gone.
Revenue dropped from $12.6 million in December to $12.1 million, according to new figures released Wednesday.
One Connecticut representative said “a Russian spy ship” was patrolling 30 miles from a Groton base, and Coast Guard officials said they’re aware.
The House speaker said Democrats were concerned about President Trump’s moves on immigration, health care, women’s health issues, and climate change.
At Howard University, Dr. Ewart Brown was president of the student assembly and a leader of a massive 1968 student protest.
Children in 48 other states can learn riflery and firearm safety through their local 4-H club.
The man allegedly broke into a home, threatened a woman, and nearly hit two police officers with his pickup truck.
A Medford man is being held without bail on allegations that he ran a prostitution operation, often paying his victims in drugs and lodging.
The league debunked the tall tale that was covered by TMZ Sports and garnered more than 500,000 views on YouTube.
Councilor Bill Linehan, a pragmatic and sometimes controversial figure in city politics, will not seek a sixth term.
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Nearly 40,000 applied to be part of the Harvard class of 2021.
H. Thomas Colo, who spent 14 years as a state representative from Athol getting under the skin of the political establishment, passed away Feb. 1.
A legally licensed gun owner had dropped the weapon near the historic site.
“The Howard Stern Show” received a confidential call between an IRS agent and a Sandwich woman, and they aired it.
The sputtering outrage that ignited massive Women’s Marches and political demonstrations around the world has now sparked political campaigns.
Thirty-seven percent of the state is still experiencing a water deficit according to the US Drought Monitor data.
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Many prospective jurors offered a cordial greeting to the convicted killer and former Patriots star.
The northeastern corner of the state could get as much as nine inches of snow.
The northbound HOV lane was closed while crews worked to remove a broken-down bus, MassDOT said.
The investigations are the most recent into whether Mass. school systems are providing adequate programs for students from immigrant households.
In their search for a wedding venue, Jessica and Shawn Cicerano found the perfect place: their favorite restaurant.
There were no working smoke detectors or carbon monoxide alarms in the home, officials said.
A Revere homeowner was killed while he was working on a boiler in the property’s basement.
Patrick Keogan, 44, pleaded guilty to two counts of making a threat over Facebook to injure or intimidate another individual or to unlawfully damage or destroy a building by means of fire, the US Attorney’s office said.
Bermuda has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the Burlington-based provider of bribing a former prime minister in order to secure business.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2017. There are 319 days left in the year.
The driver was hospitalized after the crash, which took place Tuesday at about 8:45 p.m., police said.
Police and federal officials made the arrests in separate raids in Dorchester and South Boston.
Andrew Bisignani received one year of probation for failing to report more than $375,000 in rental and loan income.
Advocates for low-income, disabled, and minority residents are proposing a new type of dental hygienist who could treat those who need care the most.
Savannah Johnson collected basic necessities this Valentine’s Day to let those in need “know that they are cared for and loved.”
Heavy snow can cause roofs to buckle and even collapse. So officials urged property owners to clear their roofs before the next storm.
If John F. Kennedy were still alive, he’d be coming up on his 100th birthday, a milestone the state Legislature will note on Wednesday.
Republicans feel pressure to wage a credible campaign against the state’s senior senator, Elizabeth Warren. But the bench is thin.
The price is an extra $35,000 added to the $62,500 base legislative salary, thanks to the pay hike bill that lawmakers approved earlier this month for themselves as well constitutional officers, judges, and some court officers.
The land and the people of the far northern reaches of Vermont were muses who stoked his creative fires through the fiercest weather.
Showering a US senator with dozens of pink roses, hydrangeas, freesia, and calla lilies? That’s adoration.
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Democratic state lawmakers have a message for President Trump: You’ll get only so far in Massachusetts.
The environmental bloggers posted an item on Huffington Post critical of a company participating in the Deepwater Horizons clean up.
Some areas are bracing for a storm that could deposit yet more snow atop the three feet that have fallen in recent days.
The website offered escort services, but prosecutors said the clients knew what they were signing up for.
A public hearing on a Maine plan to use a new lottery system to award baby eel fishing permits will likely take place later in February.
Brett Cohen, a University of Vermont student, went missing at Stowe Mountain and was found hours later partially buried in snow.
Felix D. Arroyo, Suffolk register of probate, was recently put on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into the operation of his office.
The stabbing took place after 12 p.m. and the victim, a 53-year-old man, was rushed to an area hospital.
Wednesday’s drawings could result in one player being $310 million richer.
Miniature model trains delivered to the MBTA this week featured a mispelling of Forest Hills.
Trapped in a web of live electrical wires and splintered tree limbs, Sarah Vincelett Dredge screamed for someone to rescue her son.
North Reading police are seeking two men who allegedly built the lab in a hidden room in a single family home on Travelled Way.
Lowell police credit responding officers for using restraint when confronted by mentally ill man with potentially dangerous weapons.
Huntington Ravine has a moderate avalanche danger, and that Tuckerman Ravine has considerable avalanche danger in some areas.
Instead of a threatening note, this resident left potential space stealers some candy.
The feline has become the mascot at the SWAT Team’s headquarters.
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