Boston Mayor Walsh said he signed the bill despite continued concerns about the ban’s impact on the city’s low-income residents and seniors. The ban goes into effect next fall.
Boston Mayor Walsh said he signed the bill despite continued concerns about the ban’s impact on the city’s low-income residents and seniors. The ban goes into effect next fall.
The top two teams in the AFC, the Steelers and the Patriots, will play in one of the biggest games of the regular season.
Forecasters said the Boston area might see up to about an inch of snow Monday, but that’s not certain.
Ife Oshun said her son, who belongs to a West Roxbury troop, forgot the knife was in his backpack.
Massachusetts State Police are warning residents against giving out personal information from a caller claiming to be calling from the law enforcement agency.
Dwayne Flornory, 26, and Tanesha Jacobs, 37, were arrested early Saturday for allegedly shooting a man on Davern Avenue in November, police said.
A woman suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot at around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night, police said.
Mayor Marty Walsh fielded questions on racial disparity, the Globe’s series on racism, and school start times, among other topics.
Health officials are worried that young people, unschooled in safe injection practices, could spark an outbreak.
A brief aims to protect young immigrants from the Trump administration’s effort to abolish a federal policy that has shielded roughly 800,000 people from deportation.
The event was a chance for marijuana fans and businesspeople to mingle before their world bursts into the mainstream next summer.
Omega Walker, 20, and Dregory Woodard, 18, were arrested after a routine traffic stop Saturday on Interstate 391 in Chicopee, State Police said.
Despite efforts to get him out of Bowdoin-Geneva, Natalino Gomes could not leave his neighborhood.
The woman crashed a car into Johnsons Pond Saturday and was pulled from the water by police, officials said.
The Worcester native, who ran for the 1982 Republican nomination for governor, was ordered to pay restitution to victims and will serve 55 months.
Boston police responded at 45 Faneuil St. at 5:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting, a department spokeswoman said.
Four residents escaped the fire at 12 Margaret St., but two cats and a dog perished, a fire official said.
As Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh led a discussion on racism Saturday at Northeastern University, a coalition of groups that advocate for people of color delivered their prescription for the problem during a news conference near the auditorium where the race dialogue took place.
The 24-year-old was found lying in the road near the intersection of Nobska and Oyster roads, police said.
Firefighters were battling a two-alarm blaze at a single-family home in Lynn Saturday afternoon.
Cifu Wu is scheduled to be arraigned at Cambridge District Court on Monday.
Starts & Stops
Can the T really claim to be turning things around if riders still find the system unreliable?
The London Chess Classic ended with quite a bang. Though it started with lots of draws, the last few rounds were full of drama as the World Champ nearly lost twice and then really did lose.
Bird sightings from the Massachusetts Audubon Society
Today is Sunday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2017. There are 14 days left in the year.
Olivia and Aleah both thrive in structured environments.
“We would be so grateful for any help that you would be able to provide,” wrote one family.
Everyone who turned in a gun at one of the city’s eight locations received a $100 Visa gift card, no questions asked.
Areas in Central and Western Massahusetts may see a dusting of snow Saturday. About an inch of snow is expected in the Boston area Sunday night into Monday morning.
Officials plated a water main break in Newton early Saturday and will repair it Sunday evening, officials said on Twitter.
An East Boston home under renovation has more than $100,000 in damages after an overnight two-alarm fire tore through the unoccupied side of the duplex.
Part seven: Solutions
It’s been more than 40 years since our national image on race was defined by the school busing crisis — years of halting progress, steps forward and back. It is high time to break that pattern.
A look at your horoscope for Saturday, Dec. 16.
Today is Saturday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2017. There are 15 days left in the year.
Jeff Magram, the Herald’s chief operating officer, confirmed in an e-mail to the Globe Friday night that three bidders have expressed interest in buying the tabloid.
Johel Ramirez-Chavez, 18, was arraigned Friday in Lynn District Court on assault and attempted murder charges, Lynn police said.
The 75-year-old woman is recovering, and the raccoon was euthanized at an animal hospital, Andover police said.
A masked man brandishing a gun made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, Melrose police said.
The N.H. attorney general’s office concluded that prosecutors did not abuse their discretion when deciding not to charge two Phillips Exeter Academy deans for failing to report suspected sexual assault.
Lottery results from Friday drawings
Under the terms of the agreement, Boston Duck Tours is required to adopt or continue technological and personnel measures to improve the safety of its fleet.
Joe Williams, 33, was arrested Friday in New York City and charged with murdering a man in Attleboro last week, while another suspect remains at large, prosecutors said.
The fire started in a three-story brick building at 66 Orton Marotta Way sometime before 4:18 p.m., a Boston fire official said.
“I want him to be happy for Christmas this year as he should as a child,” she said.
The Boston school system announced Friday night it would reconsider the new school times for next fall amid immense parent opposition to the plan.
Michael Gordon and Daphne Jean were also convicted of laundering the millions of dollars in funds they acquired during the course of the operation.
The endorsement comes at a critical time for candidate Jay Gonzalez.
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Simpson found himself stranded on the side of the road in Brockton and did not have much longer to live.
Oil change? More like “Owl” change.
The driver of a Republic Services trash truck was seriously injured after the vehicle crashed over an embankment in Auburn Friday afternoon, officials said.
The clock is ticking on a $10 million reward involving one of Boston’s greatest mysteries.
The texts were sent between longtime anchor John Buccigross and Adrienne Lawrence, a former employee who filed a sexual harassment complaint this summer.
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The mother of the Everett man convicted of plotting to kill Americans in support of the terror group asked for leniency in his sentencing, saying he had been “brainwashed.”
The program was one of several that were set to take place in the region Saturday, from Worcester, to Providence, to Hartford, Conn.
Beantown Greentown will unveil the long joint at the Harvest Cup in Worcester this weekend.
Kenyatta Savage found himself featured on the front page of the Boston Globe as part of a story about racism in Boston.
Donald Trump nominated the 47-year-old Sharon man in September.
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One person died in a multialarm house fire in Oxford Thursday night.
In his social media post, the student wrote that he was “fed up” and that there would be a “school shooting tomorrow.”
A Methuen third-grader brought a knife on his school bus Thursday, then threatened a school employee after brandishing the blade, Methuen police said.
Police believe the man vandalized the City Hall building at 93 Highland Ave. around 1:30 a.m. last Saturday.
The woman is accused of using the money to pay her rent, to buy gift cards, and to send hundreds of thousands of dollars across the border to bank accounts in Canada.
One person was killed in a fire in Oxford, one of four major incidents firefighters faced across the state overnight as temperatures dropped into the teens.
Greater Boston faces more bitterly cold conditions Friday as meteorologists warn that the evening commute will probably be affected by a fast-moving snowstorm as the workweek ends.
Part Six: Power
Despite Boston’s reputation as a liberal bastion, the region’s power base remains largely white men. Blacks’ political achievements are more occasional than institutional. There are no black faces in Massachusetts’ congressional delegation, nor among statewide officeholders, and the only black to win election to statewide office since 1972 is former governor Deval Patrick.
The fire tore through a triple-decker at 15 Connecticut Ave., causing an estimated $750,000 in damage, Fire Chief Patrick Sullivan said.
Investigators have not yet determined the origin or cause of the fire.
A Superior Court judge cleared the way for one student to play this year for St. Mary’s High School in Lynn, after transferring from Peabody Veterans Memorial High School.
Many of those who write to Globe Santa know what it’s like to grow up going without anything but food, heat, and shelter. And for some, the challenges only get tougher as they age into adulthood.
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Duncan Ketter worked for his money, six days a week, at a rental car company. He believed in the power of education, enrolling in college, hoping to become an engineer.
The contentious debate over changing school start times in Boston grew louder Thursday with civil rights groups voicing formal opposition, while school officials revealed a nearly $7 million deficit in transportation spending, adding further ammunition to parents who believe the new bell schedules are merely a cost-cutting measure.
Despite expanding notions of what counts as a “gift”--a jerky subscription--Americans waste $9.5 billion on unwanted presents.
This marks Attorney General Maura Healey’s third lawsuit against the education department under the Trump administration and Secretary Betsy DeVos.
■ WORKER WOUNDED A Boston city employee was shot and wounded in Mattapan early Thursday while driving to work, leaving a Department of Public Works vehicle with bullet holes in it. The employee was shot in the leg and suffered injuries that were not life threatening, according to Officer Rachel McGuire, a department spokeswoman. He was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, she said. The employee, who is in his 50s, is a supervisor in the department’s highway division. He has worked for the city for more than 22 years, according to city officials. A motive for the shooting was not immediately known. The shooting took place around 5 a.m. near 23 Maryknoll St., and the victim drove about a mile to the intersection of Morton and Fuller streets, where Boston Emergency Medical Services crews arrived, officials said.
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May the Force keep them warm.
In an open letter to patients, staff, and donors posted on Fenway’s website Wednesday, the directors said, “We cannot change the circumstances that have brought us to this point. However, there is tremendous learning as a result of being where we are.”
The search earlier this week was in connection with a homemade bomb that detonated last month underneath a car that belonged to a Mass. high school principal.
If carbon dioxide emissions continue at the same rate, by the middle of the 21st century, we could see fewer snowy winter days and hotter summers.
Maura Healey said the FCC decision means “Americans will pay more for the Internet and will have fewer options.”
Researchers at Harvard Medical School have become the first group to demonstrate how the brain processes social memories, allowing us to recognize our friends.
You’d better watch out; you’d better not steal.
Police believe two vehicles that were reported damaged in Tyngborough this week were struck by hunters’ errant bullets.
The number of children under the age of 17 killed or wounded by gunfire in the United States is astounding.
For 25 years, James Witkowski had escaped punishment for raping and murdering Lena Bruce inside her South End apartment.
Today is Friday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2017. There are 16 days left in the year.
A Sutton family said their teenage son took his own life earlier this month after struggling with bullying from his peers.
A Quincy District Court judge concluded Bernard Sigh was a potential threat to public safety following his arrest on two charges, including assault with intent to rape.
A Boston man will plead guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of robbing a West Bridgewater bank at gunpoint last year while he was free on bail for an earlier alleged heist, records show.
Police found the man intoxicated while in a stolen vehicle with a loaded rifle, handgun, and two knives, they say.
The FBI has begun looking into allegations that Bryon Hefner, husband of state Senator Stan Rosenberg, allegedly assaulted several men and boasted of his influence on Beacon Hill.
The machines, serving up flavors like Unicorn Kisses, Dragon Whispers, Yeti Mischief, and Mermaid Songs, may be as elusive as the drinks themselves.
John and Geraldine Magee were found shot to death in their home on Orchard Crossing in 2011.
Did she try to get into the White House residence to ask her friend Donald Trump to keep her on? It’s not clear.
A 91-year-old Chatham woman died last weekend in Cape Cod Hospital, days after suffering carbon monoxide exposure in her home.
A video of Ayrton Little, a student in Louisiana, has been viewed millions of times.
The former State Police colonel and his top deputy walked away with hefty payouts for unused sick and vacation time.
The Everett man convicted of terrorism-related charges should spend the rest of his life behind bars because he “disavowed his own country” and transformed himself into a “soldier of ISIS” determined to kill as many Americans as he could, federal prosecutors wrote.
An Uxbridge police officer was able to resuscitate a baby that had stopped breathing last Thursday, while its family was taking the girl to a hospital.
Not all the signs of the bloodshed that erupted five years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary are visible, but they exist nonetheless.
Imagine a highway lined with trees that glow as opposed to street lamps, or using the plant on your nightstand as a reading light.
Luis Reynoso of Lawrence was hit with a 131-month term during a hearing in US District Court in Boston.
The resident suffered non-life threatening injuries early Thursday after being struck in the arm with birdshot during a home invasion, police said.
Arctic conditions will persist throughout the state Thursday, while Cape Cod, the Islands and the southeast corner of the state will receive a new coating of snow.
The Mattapan shooting left a Department of Public Works vehicle with bullet holes in it.
Part five: sports
When a Red Sox fan at Fenway hurled a racial slur at the Baltimore Orioles’ centerfielder Adam Jones, the question of whether Boston is a racist city wasn’t just raised — it had already been answered.
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“The night went really, really well,” Brendan Walsh, a board member of the nonprofit Salem Children’s Charity. “I just can’t praise the Hawthorne Hotel enough, and the city of Salem for rallying around us, too.”
Today is Thursday, Dec. 14, the 348th day of 2017. There are 17 days left in the year.
Kenneth Howe, the school’s residential life director and a former math teacher, has been cleared to work, Fessenden’s headmaster wrote in a letter to parents and alumni.
DUBLIN — An Irish parliamentary committee recommended on Wednesday that a constitutional ban on abortion be repealed, paving the way for the liberalization of one of the world’s strictest abortion laws.
About 200 parents, students, and elected officials Wednesday night pleaded with the Boston School Committee to halt plans to change start times for dozens of elementary and K-8 schools.
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A lawyer donated $10,000 to Globe Santa because a simple ornament reminded him of his childhood and how impoortant gifts at Christmas were for him then.
Joshua Bohrer, 37, was indicted Tuesday on additional rape charges after two more women came forward with accusations, officials said.
On Wednesday, they were celebrated with tears and cheers, and praised for their service on the City Council during their last hearing as councilors.
One student brought the gun to school Wednesday morning in order to give it to another student to take home.
However, a state official says the letters to doctors were part of a broader effort and should not be judged in isolation.
A reporter battles SAD and meets the man who might be the cure for the 4:11 sunset.
Anthony Amore, a Swampscott resident, will seek the GOP nomination to take on the incumbent, Representative Lori A. Ehrlich, a Marblehead Democrat.
The Peabody resident surprised his pregnant girlfriend with the photos at their gender reveal party before their son, Logan, was born.
Mark Heath, 32, allegedly caused the death of the toddler, Jacob Pelletier, on Monday by inflicting blunt force trauma to his abdomen, New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald’s office said in a statement Wednesday night.
The cause of death was determined to be blunt-force trauma, the Worcester district attorney announced Wednesday.
It’s been almost five years since the Dec. 14, 2012, Newtown massacre in which Adam Lanza fatally shot his mother at home and then gunned down 20 children and six educators.
A broken water main flooded an intersection, and a gas line leak prompted a building to evacuate, in separate incidents minutes apart in Danvers Wednesday afternoon.
The poll of 18- to 29-year-olds also found that only 14 percent felt that America was on the right track.
Harvard College notified 26 more students of their early admission than they accepted early last year.
An off-duty Brockton firefighter driving to work rescued an elderly woman from her home while a fire burned at her bedside Wednesday morning.
The comparisons began the moment the final results came. Tuesday night’s upset looked an awful like another unlikely win in Massachusetts seven years ago.
Eric Alexander Hewitt, a leader in Boston’s contemporary classical music scene, was let go amid a Globe investigation of alleged sexual improprieties.
The suspect is described as a small, white male in his 40s, standing around 5 feet, 6 inches tall with “very defined cheek lines on his face,” the FBI said.
Incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti and other hateful acts have surfaced in several Massachusetts communities in recent months.
Some 1,800 gallons of fuel spilled from the engine onto the tracks and ground underneath after the derailment.
A woman who mistakenly drove her car onto railroad tracks in Andover was able to safely escape the vehicle just before it was hit.
Search engine giant Google on Wednesday released its annual list of the top trending searches among Boston users.
Norwood police arrested a suspect who was allegedly stealing packages off residents’ doorsteps.
The man was first stopped in his vehicle Monday evening for an equipment violation.
Two elementary schools were placed under lockdown after gunfire broke out and a suspect allegedly involved in a home invasion fled police.
The trooper suffered a “lower body injury” that was not considered life-threatening after his vehicle was pushed into him as he assisted in the arrest of a wrong-way driver.
Part of Route 1A in Wrentham had to be closed after water erupted like a geyser and flooded the road.
The Massachusetts School Building Authority is poised to approve Wednesday morning a project to replace the academy’s building in the Fenway.
Scientists plan to use a powerful radiotelescope to scan for radio transmissions emanating from a strange interstellar object.
One statistic highlights how many of us — the consumers — will be left essentially powerless to do much, if the fears of repealing net neutrality rules come true.
Wind gusts could reach 50 miles an hour across the state.
A New Hampshire woman was found guilty of animal cruelty charges this week for keeping dozens of Great Danes in inhumane conditions at her home.
A recent spate of house breaks and burglaries in Arlington, including five on Dec. 8, are under investigation, police said.
The drawings marked the third time in recent months that a swastika was found at Andover High.
Noe Iraheta-Carrillo, 24, was charged with possession of a firearm, operation of a motor vehicle on a suspended license, driving with an open container of alcohol, failing to stop, and failing to wear a seatbelt, State Police said.
Dozens of Boston families plan to turn out for Wednesday’s School Committee meeting to protest the changes.
A bill winding through the state Legislature could provide solutions to a long-standing problem.
Bernard Sigh of Milton is being held without bail after he was arraigned on the charges, including assault with intent to rape.
The Minutemen Marching Band has spent more than a year preparing for its first performance in the venerable parade.
Harvard University’s attempt to block graduate students’ new vote on unionizing was rejected, upholding a decision made by regional authorities.
Asking for help can be a difficult task, especially when you’d rather be the one giving than receiving.
“I have never seen a thin person drinking Diet Coke,” the president tweeted in 2012.
Officials in Worcester found human remains in a burning car that was parked in a cemetery Tuesday morning.
Three Lawrence police officers were hospitalized Monday night, but they were treated and released before the end of their shift.
A “layaway angel” paid off thousands of dollars of gift orders at a Toys R Us in Leominster Saturday, making the holiday season a little more joyful for about 35 local families.
Seth Gitell will succeed current chief of staff James Eisenberg.
Bills in the House and Senate treat Puerto Rico as a foreign jurisdiction. As a result, its exports to the mainland would face major new taxes, Ricardo Rosselló said.
Three troopers with relatives on the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria, described their relief work.
Officials say an updated radio grid will allow for various public safety agencies to better respond to criminal, terrorist, or natural disaster incidents in Massachusetts.
As of Tuesday, Hadley police were following up on potential leads in the hopes of cracking the case and finding the mastermind behind the holiday heist.
Brandon Gray’s sentence was 14 months less than what federal prosecutors sought.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2017. There are 18 days left in the year.
Duncan Ketter was present by happenstance Saturday when a female acquaintance allegedly bought marijuana and the incident turned violent.
The sororities said they are being unfairly punished for the transgressions of their male-only counterparts.
She is on the long list of Democratic rising stars who are viewed as possible candidates for president.
David Scher was charged Tuesday with falsely claiming to hold a law degree and taken into custody.
Administration officials have said that biomass is part of an effort to diversify the state’s energy consumption.
On Tuesday night, we’ll start to experience the coldest air of the season so far.
Mashpee police are investigating the disappearance of a 64-year-old retired correctional officer and his son is currently behing held on a gun charge, police said.
Amos Hostetter paid for two officials to join a group traveling to Europe at the same time their agency was reviewing a waterfront hotel project he was fighting to stop.
William Evans said he was pleased James Witkowski was convicted in Bruce’s killing, but also felt “mixed emotions.”
A “wintry mix” of snow, sleet and rain will bring up to four inches to areas near North Adams while Greater Boston and coastal communities will get rain.
Teachers found the weapon in the fourth-grader’s school bag on Friday.
A woman is under arrest and a man is undergoing medical care at an area hospital following a stabbing inside a unit at an apartment complex in Arlington early Tuesday.
SPOTLIGHT: BOSTON. RACISM. IMAGE. REALITY.
With top schools searching for diversity, international student enrollment has soared. The percentage of black students has barely budged.
Almost two months after a woman was attacked in broad daylight while walking in Lynn, police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect.
Police say a passing car nearly hit an officer during the arrest.
Police charged Brockton native Thorus O’Brien, 18, with murder on Monday.
Prior to 2013, only 10 women had been elected to Boston’s City Council since its inception in 1910.
Lottery results from Monday drawings
The 192,000-square-foot high-security biolab has sat mostly empty since its completion in 2008.
Perhaps the most moving and inspiring missives come from children themselves.
State officials defended the decision to delay the station at a future Allston development site until 2040.
Indiana and 12 other states are suing Massachusetts over its cage-free egg law, asking the US Supreme Court to scramble implementation of the voter-passed initiative.
New England (10-3) lost for the first time in two months, Tom Brady’s career record at Hard Rock Stadium fell to 7-9, and the T-shirts and hats will have to wait.
Christmas in the City transforms the convention center into a wonderland. The beneficiaries: an estimated 6,000 homeless children.
The murder trial for two men accused of killing Dawnn Jaffier, a 26-year-old youth worker, opened Monday.
Officials are investigating the death of a two-year-old boy in Manchester, New Hampshire, according to a press release from the N.H. Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald.
An employee at Wellesley Bank called 911 around 2:37 p.m. and said that a male suspect had robbed the bank while St. John School was dismissing its students.
The most recent message was found Friday by an 18-year-old freshman from Boston.
Globe columnist Yvonne Abraham held a round-table discussion with Michelle Wu, Annissa Essaibi George, Ayanna Pressley, Andrea Campbell, Lydia Edwards, and Kim Janey.
The median net worth for non-immigrant African-American households in the Greater Boston region is $8, according to “The Color of Wealth in Boston.”
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2017. There are 19 days left in the year. Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset.
The darkest nights of the year are upon us and this makes great viewing for the annual Geminid meteor shower.
The guards were acquitted for their role in the 2009 death of Joshua Messier.
On Dec. 11, 1856, the City of Boston approved the plan to fill in the Back Bay and build what would become one of the city’s most distinctive neighborhoods.
The funeral for Montgomery’s Stephen Frye was held Monday at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament church in Westfield.
James Witkowski, 45, was convicted of first-degree murder in the Lena Bruce’s killing.
For 53 years, she ranged wide for the newspaper, from “Fabulous Fenway” to war-torn Saigon. Negri died on Sunday.
Two Massachusetts residents were rescued on Mt. Monadnock and the smaller Pack Monadnock in New Hampshire in separate incidents over the weekend, officials said.
On his way to school in Roxbury each morning, Emanuel Pires tries to avoid the discarded needles. But they are everywhere.
Governor Baker, angered by a report that painted the department as rife with dysfunction, dispatched a defense of the agency to its workers.
Without any equipment, it’s unclear how the Sandisfield public works department will be able to sand and plow the roads on their own.
Before the weekend storm was over people were already talking about another round of precipitation coming on Tuesday.
There is no credible threat against Boston or the sprawling MBTA transit system, officials say.
The search for a missing clam boat that sank off the coast of Nantucket last week is on hold Monday as divers wait for safer conditions to go into the Atlantic Ocean.
The Greater Boston area won’t see any additional snow accumulation from a storm arriving Monday night.
The shooting was possibly drug-related, police said.
PART 3: BOSTON. RACISM. IMAGE. REALITY.
Simply put: If you are black in Boston, you are less likely to get care at several of the city’s elite hospitals than if you are white.
Public figures across the country — including from Mass. — are rallying behind the boy after he recounted being bullied in a heart-wrenching, viral video.
Firefighters battled a one-alarm fire at a building in Roslindale Sunday night, officials said.
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Students, faculty, and staff gathered Sunday for a watch party as one current and one retired Brandeis professor were honored.
The snow from Saturday’s storm hasn’t completely melted, and Massachusetts is already bracing for more wintry precipitation.
Hanukkah is known as the Festival of Lights, but it’s also eight days of music, a motorcade, even latke fun runs.
Celebrating Hanukkah in the Boston area or want to learn more about it? Here are some events you can attend.
Discuss the second installment of the Spotlight series “Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.”
President Trump’s commission to stop the opioid crisis recommends more federal drug courts. Some are worried.
Transit police, Boston firefighters, and city EMS trained Sunday to practice responding to an emergency on the MBTA.
The adversaries are simultaneously facing charges in the death of Dawnn Jaffier, a bystander who was shot and killed in 2014 in Dorchester.
A boy paused over his poster board, marker in hand, then turned to his friends. “How do you spell ‘illegal?’”
When Bill Lynch and two friends started the event, they didn’t have any idea how much it would grow.
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The shooting occurred around 4:40 p.m. near the corner of Orleans and Marginal streets, and does not appear to be random, police said.
Monicka Stinson, 37, of Dorchester, faces charges of witness interference and obstruction of justice, officials said.
A Shaw’s supermarket in Weymouth was evacuated as six employees were sickened by a leaky cylinder of coolant Sunday morning, fire officials said.
Police officials are searching for a man who indecently assaulted a Tufts University student early Sunday morning on her front porch.
A driver was rescued after his vehicle became partially submerged in a pond early Sunday morning, according to the Winchendon Fire Department.
Today is Monday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2017. There are 20 days left in the year.
More snow is possible Tuesday morning, and temperatures will fall later in the week.
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No injuries were reported after the manholes emitted black smoke due to smoldering wires underneath, officials said.
There are only about 450 of the whales left and 17 of them have died so far in 2017.
Spotlight | Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.
The hope was that the Seaport would be for everyone. Look around, though, and you will see a place that benefits largely the white and wealthy.
Totals ranged from over seven inches in areas near Framingham and Littleton to lesser amounts near the rain-snow line on the South Shore.
A man was killed in Epping, N.H. Saturday when the car he was driving left the road and crashed into an overpass, police said.
Late last month, when a Maine hunter stumbled on a deer in need, he did something that might seem counterintuitive.
The announcement brings a swift resolution to a traditional council debate that could have been divisive.
Boston police arrested two men Friday afternoon as part of an ongoing drug investigation on Dorchester Avenue, the department announced.
Hundreds of festive runners gathered on Boylston Street Saturday for the 18th annual SSRun — known as the Santa Speedo Run.
It’s a combination most would find hard to resist: good pizza and good comedy, all in one place.
News from the world of chess
Today is Sunday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2017. There are 21 days left in the year.
The wounded man was found at Proctor Street and Massachusetts Avenue.
The Red and Green lines are running regular train service this weekend because of the wintry weather, the MBTA announced in separate tweets.
Several inches of snow is forecast for the Boston area with the heaviest accumulation expected up to 8 p.m.
Flakes filled the sky Saturday and only began to taper off overnight.
Today is Saturday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2017. There are 22 days left in the year.
Robert Gardner, 41, was found guilty of aggravated rape, assault, and battery among other charges from 2011 to 2015, according to a statement from the DA’s office.
Lance Holloman, 30, was charged with two counts of first degree murder as well as a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon - a rented Jeep Renegade he was driving at the time, prosecutors said.
Seven people from Romania pleaded guilty in federal court this week to a raft of charges in connection with a multi-state ATM skimming operation, prosecutors said.
Parents across Boston blasted Superintendent Tommy Chang Friday for changing the start times of dozens of schools for next fall.
“I told him I loved him, and he said he loved me,” said Lisa Brown, of Wilbraham. “It was the last thing we said to each other.”
The exterior back wall of the First Congregational Church went up in flames, the Rev. Martha Leahy said.
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The city had promised to launch the test before the end of the year.
The Globe filed suit in 2015 for access to certain police records, including those involving public officials who had been accused of a crime, and a Suffolk Superior Court judge said Friday that law enforcement agencies must provide those reports.
Illinois prosecutors say they've investigated a sexual abuse allegation against former BSO music director James Levine and concluded ‘‘no criminal charges can be brought.’’
After weeks of worry, the beloved groundskeeper at UMass Boston got a phone call on Friday morning with a bit of good news.
At the Globe, the reckoning began even before the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke in October.
A wooden frame collapsed onto an onsite construction worker at 101-102 Harmony Hill Road in Bourne Friday morning, officials said.
Ashbrook, the voice of the popular nationally syndicated public radio show “On Point,” has been placed on leave, WBUR general manager Charles Kravetz said.
Former Massachusetts state senator Brian Joyce has reminded us that most corrupt politicians are thieves, not perverts.
The Boston Herald is being sold to GateHouse Media, the newspaper’s publisher, Patrick J. Purcell, told employees Friday afternoon, and also filed for federal bankruptcy protection.
A water main under an Allston intersection was ruptured during construction work Friday afternoon, flooding the intersection and snarling traffic in the area.
She describes him as an extremely active 7-year-old boy who especially enjoys fishing and video games. The woman is the young boy’s legal guardian.
Aaron Sicotte confirmed Friday that students in the past have reported being harassed based on their race or sexual orientation.
Former state senator Brian A. Joyce faces a series of charges that add up to a total of 113 separate counts, more than any fallen politician in Massachusetts in at least a decade.
An alleged pimp from Milton is facing charges that he forcibly trafficked three people in a multistate prostitution scheme, court records show.
A runaway dog named Ronin spent two hours eluding police outside of Logan Airport Friday morning.
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The man was later identified as Brajon Brown, 18, of Mattapan.
Three employees of the pioneering center filed sexual harassment complaints against Dr. Harvey Makadon, including one who received a $75,000 settlement.
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The Festival of Lights stands out for the way it ignites creativity — from latke fun runs to high-tech menorahs to a Hanukkah motorcade through Boston.
Here are five notable allegations in the 102-page indictment brought against former state senator Brian Joyce.
The storm will increase in intensity through the day Saturday as it moves in from the mid-Atlantic and passes to the southeast of Massachusetts.
More than 100 students walked out of the school Friday morning to protest the removal of the school’s executive director, chanting, “We want answers.”
A 70-acre forest fire that burned through a portion of the White Mountains in Woodstock, N.H., has earthly origins, officials said.
A Quincy police officer suffered a serious head injury Friday morning after he was hit by a vehicle on the Fore River Bridge, officials said.
The average time residents of Eastern Mass. and Southern N.H. spend heading to work has been creeping higher in recent years.
Carman is at the center of separate probes into the murder of his wealthy grandfather and presumed death of his mother at sea when his boat sank.
Brian Joyce pleaded not guilty to all charges Friday before he was released on $250,000 secured bond.
The massive container ship that broke free from its mooring Wednesday is now back at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in South Boston.
This isn’t the type of storm that’s going to shut down Logan Airport, but the accumulation could slow travel and create dangerous conditions.
The next council session will mark the first time since 1981 that no men of color will have a seat in the chamber.
Zack Sawyer, 32, of Illinois pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted sexual exploitation of minors in June, officials said.
The Hawthorne Hotel on Salem Common has agreed to host the Dec. 12. fund-raiser free of charge, after Victoria Station restaurant on Pickering Wharf abruptly closed.
Today is Friday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2017. There are 23 days left in the year.
A 2-alarm fire Thursday night displaced 10 and caused about $250,000 worth of damage to a residential building in Dorchester.
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A mother whose life was torn apart by a tragic accident, another raising two kids and facing the high cost of day care and a third whose family has encountered immigration problems.
Chelsea police are searching for a shooting suspect after a man was found shot in the leg in Chelsea Thursday afternoon, prompting a nearby school to go under lockdown, police said.
Former Mass. Senate President Stan Rosenberg took what he calls a “leave of absence” from his post amid allegations against his husband.
Chelsea police officers in November made the dreams of terminally ill toddler Edison Cordero come true.
Scenes around Boston illustrate the split in opinion among American Jews on one of the most complex political and religious issues in the world.
It’s December. Some leaves are still clinging to the trees. What gives?
When will your school start and end beginning in the fall?
Boston joins a small but growing number of school systems in Mass. and across the nation that have pushed high school start times later.
Dozens attended a service commemorating the 76th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor Thursday afternoon at the Charlestown Navy Yard.
A sergeant and a trooper were able to subdue the man with a taser after he drove about 12 yards with them “hanging onto the outside of the car.”
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It’s an olive branch intended to lessen the impact of the station’s 20-month closure for construction.
Lois Ascher, the first female professor at Wentworth Institute of Technology, was about as welcome on campus as the flu. Until Frank Rooney came along.
Boston and Providence are both at risk of getting heavy snow.
“Road to Recovery” will launch in Dorchester on Jan. 2 and target non-violent drug offenders to provide treatment as opposed to prosecution and incarceration.
A federal judge in New Hampshire on Thursday handed down a 43-month prison sentence to an Athol man who robbed three banks in eight days last year in that state, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, prosecutors said.
A man was shot inside a home in Mattapan on Thursday afternoon, but is expected to survive, police said.
Massachusetts is one of 17 states in the country where state-funded abortions are allowed.
The toy car is fully detailed with official logos and has been made an honorary unit in the Chelsea fleet.
Three snowblowers were stolen from an engine repair shop in Weymouth in late November, and now police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects.
A massive upwelling of hot rock is rising under part of New England, including Western Massachusetts.
The conditions on the water were too rough Thursday for divers to go into the water to look for the Misty Blue, which sank about 10 miles southeast of Nantucket.
Thus far we have yet to see any snow, but that may all be about to change this weekend.
A raging three-alarm fire tore through a residence in Manchester, N.H. on Thursday, officials said.
The former Massachusetts governor will spend the weekend campaigning for Doug Jones, days before a nationally watched special election against Roy Moore.
Some projects have cost overruns. Others, power tool assaults.
A search for Tupper’s replacement will soon be under way.
More guns would be on the streets if Congress passes the bill, officials and gun regulation advocates said.
Boston police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected in a “string of larcenies” at an Old Navy in Downtown Crossing this fall.
The announcement came two days after the school told parents that a racial epithet was found scrawled on a bathroom wall.
A woman was seriously injured and two pet pigs were rescued during a domestic incident on Glenwood Road.
In some cases, social workers didn’t know that children they were monitoring had been badly hurt, the state audit found.
Francesco Depergola and Gerald Daniele are both associates of the Genovese La Cosa Nostra crime family.
Investigators will try to determine how the lines broke on the 1,065-foot ship that drifted away from the Paul J. Conley Container Terminal in South Boston.
The dead man was a 20-year-old Roxbury resident, and the other two victims are about 17 years old, police said.
Across the country, people will honor the more than 2,000 American soldiers and sailors who lost their lives in the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
A car fire temporarily shut down the northbound lanes at the Braintree split.
“We have some desperately poor kids,” said Brendan Walsh, a board member of the Salem Children’s Charity, that relies on the fund-raiser to assist children in need.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 7, the 341st day of 2017. There are 24 days left in the year.
An attempt by Salem police to check the well-being of a possibly suicidal man led to a chase through multiple North Shore towns Wednesday night, police said.
The outspoken feminist made the remarks Wednesday on the opening night of the Massachusetts Conference for Women at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
LONDON — He is a little-known Saudi prince from a remote branch of the royal family, with no history as a major art collector and no publicly known source of great wealth. But the prince, Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, is the mystery buyer of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “Salvator Mundi,” which fetched a record $450.3 million at auction last month, documents show.
Massachusetts could get its first inches of snowfall of the season this weekend, forecasters said.
The shooting occurred about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday just blocks from the Roxbury Crossing MBTA station.
The Superior Court judge hearing the case and a coterie of lawyers toured the facility and the narrow, cinder-block cell where 23-year-old Joshua K. Messier lost his life.
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Proposed tax changes targeting popular write-offs for home mortgages, student loan debt, and state and municipal taxes could hit hard in many Boston-area suburbs.
She calls the controversial campaign “stigmatizing, ineffective, and counterproductive.”
Former vice president Joe Biden will preside at the inauguration for Martin J. Walsh’s second term as Boston’s mayor on New Year’s Day.
Globe Santa has brought a smile to a child’s face on Christmas morning nearly 3 million times since 1956, because over those decades donors have given close to $50 million to provide toys, books, and games to go under the tree.
Hardly anyone outside her Worcester district had heard of Harriette L. Chandler until she was chosen as acting president.
Geraldine S. Hines was considered Wednesday for a spot on a jury that will hear a murder case in Boston, but she didn’t get picked.
The large range reflects uncertainty about how quickly the pot market will develop.
BU’s high-security laboratory received final approval to start research on the deadly microbes, ending a decade and a half of controversy.
Officials planned to disclose what the new hours of operation would be at individual schools Thursday.
Two men were arrested Wednesday after slashing the tires of around 40 vehicles in Revere.
The findings came when researchers looked at a mysterious black hole.
The quarter-mile-long panorama was completed in 1848. Soon, it will appear online.
The fate of Jerusalem has been one of the key sticking points in the larger negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians.
It’s not often that you see a lighthouse go dark. But that’s precisely what happened at Portland Head Light as strong winds whipped through the coastal town of Cape Elizabeth Wednesday.
Joelle Renstrom noticed students were succumbing to digital distractions. So she tried an experiment.
The MBTA also said Blue Line trains are not currently stopping at the State Street station in downtown Boston.
Elizabeth Warren told Al Franken he should resign in the wake of yet another sexual harassment allegation.
A trooper, 43, was also injured in the crash but was released from Boston Medical Center after being treated for a concussion.
City Council President Michelle Wu has proposed preserving a pilot city ordinance that allows stores to host acoustic performances any day of the week.
Democrats Linda Dorcena Forry of Dorchester, Eileen Donoghue of Lowell, and Karen Spilka of Ashland made their ambitions public Wednesday.
Michael Roberts, 49, and Jonathan Saraiva, 32, have not been seen since Monday evening, when the Misty Blue rolled over and sank about 10 miles southeast of Nantucket.
Two loaded handguns were recovered and two men were arrested in separate incidents in Dorchester Tuesday, Boston police said.
A clutch of waterfowl hunters from Michigan were rescued from Lynn Harbor on Wednesday after the engine on their charter boat quit just as the rising tide began to cover the rocks they were standing on near the Black Rock Channel, officials said.
The suspect was spotted tossing an empty package over a fence, police said.
More than one year behind its original completion date, state highway officials say the new road system will be mostly finished by the end of December.
Sam Balto knew that if anything could get folks to slow down, it would be a picture of the beloved quarterback.
Stephen P. Frye collapsed Tuesday while battling a blaze with his son and other volunteer firefighters.
The tree fell into the rear of a two-story home on Brentwood Avenue and all the residents escaped unharmed.
The vessel began drifting out to sea when its lines broke, but authorities quickly caught up to the ship and had it safely anchored.
Police said the young woman was walking her dog when she was attacked by a man and then sexually assaulted just after dark Sunday.
The powerful winds reached 62 miles per hour in the Blue Hills while knocking down trees and power lines across the eastern part of the state.
The suspects were wearing masks, dark-colored sweatshirts, and dark-colored pants, police said.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2017. There are 25 days left in the year.
The driver of the van stolen Tuesday in Medford led State Police on chase up I-93 to the New Hampshire border, officials said.
Fitchburg City Councilor Dean Tran defeated Democrat Susan Chalifoux-Zephir, a Leominster city councilor, and two other candidates, in a special election Tuesday.
“Let’s not forget that the core of our humanity is kindness and empathy,” Hillary Clinton told the crowd at the MFA.
Danielle Mastro, 33, faces the charges in an Oct. 3 crash that killed one and injured two others.
About 400 guests at the shelter located at 112 Southampton St. were relocated to temporary locations overnight, officials said.
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A Plymouth judge heard opening arguments and viewed video evidence in the extraordinary trial, which got underway Tuesday.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reiterated his support for a decision that keeps intact the boundaries of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.
December 7, 1950: William G. Saltonstall, headmaster of Phillips Exeter Academy, says the school is considering teaching boys how to use firearms “in view of the world situation,” the Globe reports.
The glowing Christmas tree in Memorial Hall honors Gold Star families, whose loved ones’ deaths are related to military service.
“I just think it’s too toxic a political environment . . . for a politician with this type of baggage to be able to stay in the office,” said a former party media consultant.
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Arlington, Everett, Cambridge, and Watertown received money to study bus-only lanes, traffic signal changes, and other strategies.
Starting Sunday, the Globe’s Spotlight Team confronts one of Boston’s most vexing issues — racism — in a seven-part series. We invite you to sign up to be the first to see the investigation.
“Racist slurs — or any language that demeans or degrades others — have no place in Needham High School,” the school’s principal said.
The college freshman wants the younger kids to “have something special to look forward to.”
Maxim Healthcare Services Inc., an affiliate of Centrus Premier Home Care Inc., has six locations in the state.
The clubs escaped outright banishment, but members will continue to face some sanctions in keeping with the college’s current policy, president Drew Faust announced Tuesday.
Flu season has arrived early this year in Massachusetts, according to public health officials who are urging residents to get a flu vaccine.
Hundreds of frail residents will have to move and hundreds of workers will have to find new jobs.
The shoplifter was first reported around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at a CVS on Route 4 in downtown Chelmsford, Ahern said.
More deaths are happening in part because of the growing potency of heroin and the rise of fentanyl, researchers said.
A 40-year-old Gloucester man is facing charges for allegedly dumping a 400-pound tuna in a wooded area in Rockport in October, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Four people are slated to serve as the community residents appointed to Boston’s first-ever Community Preservation Committee.
A defense lawyer attacked the credibility of the prosecution’s star witness over three days.
A 20-year-old Newbury man allegedly tried to hire a hit man to kill three people while he was in jail.
The investigation stems from a Globe report that detailed accusations from four men who alleged that Stanley Rosenberg’s husband sexually assaulted or harassed them.
A Senator Romney would probably serve as the counterweight trying to block President Trump’s takeover of the Republican Party.
A Cape Air pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in Barnstable Monday evening, after a bird collided with his airplane and blew out a cockpit window over Hyannis.
The collision left minimal damage and no injuries.
Pastor Stephen Josoma said the goal is to get people talking about what more can be done to bring peace on earth.
The proposed increase would raise most of the state’s highway tolls by 25 to 50 cents.
Navy Radioman 3rd Class Howard Bean was 27 and serving aboard the USS Oklahoma when he perished in the 1941 surprise attack by Japanese forces.
After a mild slug of air passes through on Tuesday and Wednesday, things are going to turn colder as we head into the weekend.
A rainy and warmer-than-average Tuesday evening could be followed by a dry week and a colder weekend, along with the chance of snow Friday night.
Boston police arrested a 17-year-old boy Sunday in Jamaica Plain for allegedly carrying an illegal gun and resisting officers who put the cuffs on him after a footchase, authorities said.
Stereotypes and anxieties about sexuality can make it hard for men to seek help after an assault.
Tammy Roberts was on edge all day Tuesday as that search progressed.
The state’s high court will hear arguments in Attorney General Maura Healey’s legal battle to find out what ExxonMobil knew about climate change -- and when the company knew it.
Are stun guns “dangerous and unusual” and therefore able to be banned, or does the Second Amendment protect a Mass. resident’s right to own the non-lethal weapons?
Thomas Pomare, 34, of Santa Barbara, was shot Monday night at a residence at 148 South Ave., police said.
Dean Stearns, 55, was arrested last week.
A trooper’s cruiser was struck from behind while working a detail along the highway, State Police said.
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2017. There are 26 days left in the year.
Elvin Radhames Soto, 38, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and heroin, according to a statement from the US Attorney’s Office.
The parents say they wish they could thank the person who paid off their tab at a Toys R Us store.
Elected officials, business owners, and residents attended the first public hearing on the proposal on Monday in Portsmouth.
Authorities are searching for two missing fisherman after their boat sank about 10 miles off the coast on Nantucket on Monday night, the Coast Guard said.
The second in the US Navy stealthy Zumwalt class of destroyers headed out to sea for the first time on Monday, departing from the Bath Iron Works in Maine for trials.
When the officer tried to pull them over, the teens, aged 15 and 16, sped off in different directions, police said. The officer followed the 15-year-old driving the Dodge Charger through East Bridgewater into West Bridgewater.
The former vice president is on what he calls the American Promise Tour.
A police officer from New Hampshire stepped forward to save the life of a child he’d never met.
Officials say the camera may have stored photos of 801 individuals who were examined since July 2015.
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Kevin McCaskill is the latest leader of the troubled Roxbury school to fall under scrutiny.
Voters in Amherst came to Rosenberg’s defense, saying he should not be punished for his spouse’s misconduct.
The man is working full time in a low-wage job and anxiously awaiting the arrival of his wife here in the United States.
Alexis Courneen was a 19-year-old only two weeks out of Coast Guard boot camp. She doesn’t recall the details of the accident that changed her life that day in 1998.
Quincy police arrested three individuals during a drug bust after observing the exchange of fentanyl Friday, and a fourth individual on outstanding warrants.
Stan Rosenberg should step down as Senate leader, not just temporarily but for good, and the Senate should have absolutely nothing to do with the investigation.
An employee was wounded in a shooting incident at Stonehill College in Easton on Oct. 11, and a different employee was later fired.
A new book highlights key figures who came to Halifax’s aid after a devastating explosion in the city.
Frank Foster III claims his father came up with the idea for the superhero.
CVS Health’s plan to buy Aetna Inc. for $69 billion would rank among the top 15 priciest merger and acquisition deals ever completed in the United States.
The driver died while picking up passengers in Falmouth Sunday afternoon.
The men — members of the Franklin Hill street gang — were convicted of second-degree murder for the death of Kenny Lamour, a Thetford Street gang associate.
Thirty unlocked vehicles were entered and “rummaged through” in Braintree this past weekend, and several personal items were stolen, Braintree police said.
The two actresses are among several big names who will be speaking at the upcoming Massachusetts Conference for Women.
A dog was shot after a hunter mistook him for a deer while legally hunting in a wooded area on Cape Cod Friday afternoon.
Michael Flynn’s guilty plea Friday — and the president’s tweets over the weekend — had the administration scrambling.
A team from MIT wondered if different parts of the brain responsible for actions like playing an instrument or sport might keep time in a different way.
With the holidays on the way, an increased number of Mass. residents report packages being stolen from their property after delivery.
James Finn, 74, of Lynn was arrested Sunday on charges including indecent assault on a child after a mother reported finding her child in his apartment.
Hip surgery patients were nearly twice as likely to suffer serious complications when their surgeon ran two operating rooms at once.
Leonard Gardner will receive the degree in a ceremony that will take place in the spring.
Before the ground freezes, it is important that we have adequate moisture for next year’s growing season.
Energy bars are a huge business, but what do we lose in the rush toward “food replacement?”
The man crashed his 1980 Chevrolet Corvette into a utility pole before being arrested, police said.
The police department’s version of a classic Christmas poem detailed how a neighbor alerted police after spotting two men stealing packages.
A disabled train near Andrew station in South Boston threw a wrench into the morning commute.
Snow might coat the region at some point on Friday or Saturday, but forecasters do not yet know how many inches might fall.
The medical examiner ruled that the guards caused the 2009 death of Joshua Messier as they forcefully strapped him down.
City Councilor Josh Zakim is looking to accomplish what none of his peers has done in more than half a century: win a statewide election.
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He has few books or toys or games, and she’d like to give him something special for Christmas.
The MBTA temporarily closed Harvard station and suspended Red Line train service for about 30 minutes.
The plan is part of a city initiative to make life easier for older adults.
Bobby Carroll will be laid off in January as part of administrators’ plan to balance the budget.
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The local recipients attend Amherst College, Harvard, and MIT.
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Town Meeting will be asked Wednesday to reconsider its earlier refusal to fund the makeover.
The runner, a man in his 60s, was at Franklin and Sidney Streets when he went into cardiac arrest.
Today is Monday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2017. There are 27 days left in the year.
James Levine, who led the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 2004 to 2011, allegedly molested an Illinois teenager decades ago.
The boys — ages 13, 14, and 16 — will face charges in Dorchester Juvenile Court in connection with the Chipman Street robbery, authorities said.
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The Patriots built an increasing lead over the Bills, who were unable to respond.
Edward Stawiarz, of Warren, crashed his black 2005 Pontiac Vibe in the area of area of 2107 Main St. in West Warren at about 5 p.m. Saturday, according to police.
Senate President Stanley Rosenberg’s husband is accused of assaulting and harassing four men.
The fire caused an estimated $80,000 to $100,000 worth of damage to the two-story home at 219 Pine St., Brockton Deputy Fire Chief Brian Nardelli said.
Former councilor Timothy Flaherty increased his narrow victory to 14 votes over incumbent Matthew St. Hilaire.
New York’s Metropolitan Opera will investigate claims that Levine molested an Illinois teenager decades ago.
Many lobstermen and scientists are losing hope that a once storied fishery will ever rebound.
Stop Handgun Violence mailed fliers with photos of mass shooting victims to the White House and about 300 members of Congress.
After a recent patient suicide, critics are discussing what they see as the addiction center’s fundamental flaw.
The city’s police commissioner said Conrad Lariviere’s conduct that ‘‘discredited the department.’’
A Dorchester man who wielded a handgun in the bathroom of a crowded downtown Boston bar was arrested in a violent struggle with police on the dance floor early Saturday morning, police said.
This boy is an energetic 8-year-old who likes going to the park, taking car rides, and playing video games.
Isaura Mendes, who lost two sons to street violence, hosts the event to show the children of her community love.
The fire was confined to the basement, but damage to utilities displaced the 7 adults and 3 children who lived in the duplex’s three apartments.
A priest and a builder envision a shining, newly remodeled home for the mother church of Boston Catholicism.
“You lost your sense of security, just being stable,” said Paula Caruso, sitting on the couch in her family’s new apartment.
Protesters took to Boylston Street Saturday morning to voice their anger about the passage overnight of a sweeping $1.5 trillion federal tax overhaul.
Police are investigating a fatal crash in Vermont that left a middle-aged woman dead on the side of the road.