Today is Friday, September 4, the 247th day of 2015. There are 118 days left in the year.
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A Massachusetts man charged with trying to kill his sick 7-year-old daughter by poisoning her with drain cleaner has been held on $100,000 bail.
Summer without fried clams, after all, would hardly be worthy of the name.
This is a big victory for Tom Brady and his legacy.
Officials are ending the benefit for more than 600 former employees, saying they had inadvertently continued the practice.
Attorney General Maura Healey has certified a proposal to allow a second slots casino to be built at a horse racing track.
The hearing is set to determine the probable cause of a fatal jet crash last year at Hanscom Field that left seven people dead last year.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations in Florida demanded that the prosecutor reopen the probe.
Ms. Hoffman, who will be inducted soon into Bentley’s Athletic Hall of Fame, led teams to 11 NCAA tournaments.
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The suspect allegedly struck a 60-year-old woman with his car and sped away from the scene Wednesday night.
The rate of smokeless tobacco use among athletes increased slightly in recent years, even as smoking rates declined.
Newton officials say they will have a security plan in place Tuesday for the start of school after learning of threats made online.
The University of Massachusetts and seven labor unions have reached an agreement to pay $10.9 million in retroactive wages.
Former Winchester High School principal Sean F. Kiley will continue to be paid for another year.
As the season of apple picking, apple pie, and apple cider begins in earnest across the Bay State, Governor Charlie Baker on Thursday declared September as “Massachusetts Apple Month” to promote the state’s orchards.
Prosecutors are investigating whether a Plainville teenager accused of encouraging her friend to kill himself has violated her bail conditions by using social media.
Ticket sales and prices for the Patriots’ first game spiked on the resale market after a federal judge threw out Tom Brady’s suspension.
“The decision will make the opening game that much better,” said Kevin Baptista.
Sean Kiley will receive $128,750 in 26 installments made every two weeks while he is on paid leave through August 2016.
The school negotiated new contracts with the unions last year, but they have been unfunded amid a disagreement with the Legislature.
A year ago, heroin cost Jessica Conway her daughter. On Wednesday, police suspect, it cost Conway her life.
Among other duties, the new conductors and assistant conductors will manage issues that impact on-time performance.
A West Bridgewater police officer had quite a hoot trying to rescue a flightless owl from a backyard Thursday.
The department released a statement regarding the office who allegedly fabricated a story about being fired upon.
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Two men were stabbed near Boston Common late Thursday morning but were able to walk to Tufts Medical Center for treatment.
“It’s just good to get this behind us,’’ Walsh, a Patriots fan, said of the judge’s decision.
About 60,000 travelers are expected to pass through Logan security checkpoints on the Friday before the Labor Day weekend.
The move followed soul-searching across the school after four suicides in the span of a year.
Patriots fans, who never once doubted their hero, celebrated Judge Berman’s ruling as a restoration of the rightful order in the NFL.
The judge did not examine the scientific conclusions of the Wells Report, but instead focused on Tom Brady’s legal rights.
Arnold Gabbidon allegedly broke down the door of his ex-girlfriend’s Cambridge home, then stabbed and slashed her.
The two brothers from South Boston allegedly beat and urinated on the sleeping victim because he was Hispanic.
Police said Thursday the officer who claimed he was fired on by a passing pickup truck driver had fabricated the account.
After one more day of sweltering weather, Mass. residents can prepare for several days in the 70s and 80s.
The assurance comes amid the turmoil rocking China’s economy and the recent merger of that country’s two biggest railmakers.
New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan is calling on the state’s Board of Medicine to develop stronger rules for prescribers of painkillers.
The US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has determined a Melrose middle school student “had been subjected to harassment based on race” in 2014.
Douglas Blinn, 44, has been seen in Merrimac, Haverhill, Portsmouth, N.H., and Ossipee, N.H., within the past week.Douglas Blinn, 44, has been seen in Merrimac, Haverhill, Portsmouth, N.H., and Ossipee, N.H., within the past week.
Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year.
An apparent drug overdose took the life of Jessica Conway, the grieving mother of a foster child who died last month.
A 3-year-old boy was in critical condition Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle in Lynn, officials said.A 3-year-old boy was in critical condition Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle in Lynn, officials said.
Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke about a range of topics during an interview with the Globe at Suffolk University.
In just two months of operation, Alternative Therapies Group in Salem provided cannabis to 1,500 patients.
A snapshot of a summer that once stretched out with endless possibilities, but now grows later by the minute.
Mayor Martin Walsh believes the $99,500 salary he is proposing is “fair and generous,” his spokeswoman said.
The news triggered a fresh wave of anger and sadness from former parishioners, who had waged a decadelong fight to save Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
A fan at Fenway Park was taken away on a stretcher after flipping over backward trying to catch a foul ball Wednesday.
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An 84-year-old woman has been accused of attacking her Lowell neighbor with a broom handle, according to the Middlesex district attorney.
For years, while Stephanie Pollack had been calling for more funding, the T was leaving hundreds of millions on the table.
A 21-year-old Pittsfield man has been convicted of raping a University of Massachusetts freshman in her Amherst dorm room nearly three years ago.
A New Bedford man is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to a fatal shooting in the city last month.
Authorities are offering a $17,500 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person or people who shot a woman to death.
A police report shows that a construction worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of an athletic building.
The Plymouth plant is now one of just three nuclear power reactors nationwide ranked in the next-to-lowest performance category.
Volunteers are being sought to dress up in colonial garb and share the history of the Milk Row Graveyard near Union Square.
Campaigning for president in New Hampshire, Kasich said his tenure as Ohio governor has deepened his faith and given him perspective.
John M. Lynch was born in Dorchester and served in the Boston Police Department for 31 years.
The ban will bring an end to ballplayers holding wads of chewing tobacco in their cheeks, including at Fenway Park.
Authorities believe the boy ran out into the road and was struck by a vehicle.
A gunman shot at a police vehicle, causing it to crash and catch fire, and leading officials to shut down schools on today.
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Douglas Blinn, 44, has been seen in Merrimac, Haverhill, Portsmouth, N.H., and Ossipee, N.H., within the past week.
New app allows people to register bikes so police will know who a bike belongs to when they recover one that’s been stolen.
Students can now choose “ze, hir, and hirs” as their preferred gender pronoun, under a new policy.
Some Harvard freshmen students are following in their parents’ footsteps, while others are pioneers, a survey found.
Brian Wildeman, of Franklin’s Remington Middle School, turned the school’s front entrance into a dance floor.
Ballot initiatives on raising taxes on the wealthy and legalizing marijuana were among those certified by Maura Healey.
Massachusetts will only have to put up with two more days of hazy heat before a cooler Labor Day weekend.
After a hearing to discuss ways to make outdoor performing more inviting, a mix of artists gave an impromptu performance at City Hall.
Prosecutors say the texts show Michelle Carter brainstorming with Conrad Henri Roy over the best way for him to kill himself.
Today is Wednesday, September 2, the 245th day of 2015. There are 120 days left in the year.
The officer was not seriously injured when the driver resisted arrest and attempted to speed away, authorities said.
The pope told priests that they should treat women who have undergone abortion with forgiveness and compassion.
The official is accused of using a town credit card for personal expenses.
A lot of stakeholders are happy that horses are taking to the East Boston track again, even if for an abbreviated slate.
The state has filed suit against Everest Institute, claiming administrators used false statistics about job placement and aggressive recruiting techniques.
The county expects to surpass last year’s total for drug-related deaths by the end of the month, with three months to spare.