Boston College said the secretary of state will deliver the keynote speech at the school’s commencement exercises.
Boston College said the secretary of state will deliver the keynote speech at the school’s commencement exercises.
The storm has passed, but it left behind some windy weather, the National Weather Service said.
When Hamilton Police Sergeant Karen Wallace arrived on Savoy Road early today, she spotted an older woman pacing back and forth on the second floor of a house that had caught fire and was quickly filling with heavy smoke.
Many of the party resources that would have been showered on Baker’s race for governor will now be directed at Brown’s challenge to Jeanne Shaheen.
The long-neglected Carver Cotton Gin Mill Dam has been slated for destruction, part of a push to restore rivers to their natural state.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has refused to release information gathered by the city its hiring practices of municipal employees, a decision that breaks with longstanding city policy.
Gubernatorial candidate Jeffrey McCormick will announce Thursday that Tracy Post will be his running mate, his campaign said.
Prosecutors want a 40-year prison term for a man convicted of the attempted murder of former Boston mob boss Frank Salemme.
Forensic pathologists were given permission Wednesday to examine the body of a preschool boy who went missing while under the supervision of the state’s child protection agency.
Andrew Bott, principal of a Roxbury school that has become a nationally recognized poster child for successful turnarounds, is leaving the city.
Haverhill police are warning women in the city’s Monument Square area of a man who has been exposing himself to women and in two cases tried to attack his victims.Police reported six incidents since April 8 in which a man matching the same description exposed himself to women. Three of the reports are from April 14, police said.
Suffolk University, taking aim at academia’s hallowed practice of providing lifelong job protection for veteran instructors, will require all tenured faculty to undergo performance reviews.
A Cambridge grade-school teacher whose arrest last week on child pornography charges shocked officials in Cambridge and Somerville agreed Wednesday to waive his right to bail pending a trial.
A one-year moratorium on new permits for off-campus college student housing has been imposed by officials in Hamden, Conn., because of loud partying, parking problems, and other issues bothering residents.
A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Walmart parking lot in Waterville, Maine. The city’s fire chief says overheated brakes were the suspected cause of the nighttime blaze in the middle of the busy parking lot. The driver said he pulled over when he smelled smoke coming from the back of the truck. No one was injured.
A Vermont library is resorting to locking its public restrooms to prevent drug paraphernalia from clogging the drains, a persistent problem there. Officials at Burlington’s Fletcher Free Library said they hope to have locksmiths complete the work this week. Bathrooms on the mezzanine level were closed three weeks ago for the third time after needles and other drug paraphernalia clogged the drains, library officials said.
Transit Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly assaulted two women on the MBTA April 8. The suspect allegedly indecently assaulted one woman shortly before 3:30 p.m. at Park Street Station before boarding a Green Line trolley on which he allegedly assaulted another woman while she was exiting the train at Arlington Station, police said. The suspect is being described as a white male in his 50s. He was wearing a black knit hat, a green winter jacket, and black shoes at the time of the attacks, police said. The T posted surveillance images of the suspect on the Transit Police blog, tpdnews411.com.
Hillary Clinton’s speech, part pep talk and part political call to action, urged hundreds of female business executives to “dare to compete.”
It would cost an estimated $4.2 million to rebuild a Back Bay apartment building destroyed by a March 26 fire that also killed two firefighters, according to court documents.
The pair allegedly sold more than $2 million worth of products marketed as cancer treatments without FDA approval.
Re-designed maps of the T system — the result of a map-making contest last year — were installed on 40 Green Line trolleys last week.
The ad focuses on what the group says are the Democratic health care law’s negative impacts on some Granite State residents.
A senior was charged with making two fake bomb threats to the school within the last week, officials said.
Boston police and firefighters pulled a man’s body from the waters at Long Wharf this afternoon, police said.
The woman had also attacked a neighbor’s apartment before she was taken into custody by arriving police officers, officials said.
The 22-year-old was found hiding in his apartment after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend with a gun and then drove away, Boston police said.
The city has an overcast day ahead, but sunshine isn’t too far away.
A person struck by lightning was “conscious and alert” and taken to a hospital, police said.
Somerville police are searching for a man in the alleged early Monday assault.
A woman in her 20s threw herself on a helpless victim who was allegedly being beaten by two former college football players.
The former president of a Falmouth college allegedly squandered millions on excessive pay, and even a quarter-million-dollar timeshare.
A federal judge questioned whether prosecutors will be able to prove bribery accusations against John J. O’Brien, the former Probation commissioner..
The new initiatives include stepped-up police and gang unit patrols in high-crime areas at night and new requirements for video surveillance in businesses that serve alcohol.
The outside lawyers will determine whether embattled Suffolk County Register of Probate Patricia Campatelli should keep her job.
A fixture for nearly a century, the small Hamilton Hardware cannot compete against massive competitors and is closing the Bowdoin-Geneva business.
How was challenging Keolis, the state’s new rail system operator, with an “invoice” going to do anything for the black community?
Governor Patrick’s administration imposed sweeping restrictions just before a ban on the controversial drug was set to expire.
As the ice continues to recede on shallow lakes and ponds, dead fish might be washing up on New Hampshire shorelines — and there might be more of them, state officials said, because of the long winter and late melting of ice this year.
The State Ethics Commission is dropping its investigation of former Merrimack Special Education Collaborative employees John Barranco and Richard McDonough.
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire grand jury has indicted a Barrington man on four counts of negligent homicide in a crash last year that killed a Maine couple.The indictments charge 49-year-old John Shaw with excessive speed and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the Aug. 31, 2013 crash in Barrington that killed Joel and Maxine McLain, both 77, of Biddeford, Maine.Joel McLain was pastor of Victory Chapel in Biddeford for more than 30 years. The couple had been married one year.
Peter Campobasso, 30, was arrested Friday for allegedly soliciting nude photos of a 12-year-old Mansfield girl over the internet.
The New Hampshire Marine Patrol rescued a 59-year-old after his plane crashed into the cold waters of Lake Winnipesaukee.
A bill that would make the fluffernutter Massachusetts’ official sandwich has been given initial approval by state lawmakers.
A relative found the couple dead in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said.
The Republican gubernatorial hopeful added that he wanted businesses with fewer than 50 employees to be able to take a tax credit to “soften the impact.”
While investigating a previous case, prosecutors found that two Brighton women had bilked an elderly neighbor with dementia of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
One worker said it was “just impossible” for the agency to handle the volume of cases coming in.
A bomb threat called into the school Tuesday afternoon forced the evacuation of a campus building, a university spokesman said.
The owner of the building destroyed by a fire that killed two firefighters says the welding company was responsible for the blaze.
The taxi driver was killed when her taxi was struck by a tractor-trailer on the bridge Monday.
A woman who narrowly avoided being hit by an alleged drunk driver in Dedham followed the car, helping police to locate him.
Critics cite Foxman’s opposition to US recognition of the massacre of Armenians as genocide and to the building of a mosque near the World Trade Center site.
The Cape Cod presence of the bowhead whale, which normally inhabits colder northern waters, raises profound questions about a changing environment.
Thousands roared again Monday along the most famous 26.2 miles in sports, celebrating an unexpected American victory and the return of a joyful rite of spring.
Everything that was so wrong about Patriots Day last year was swamped on Monday in a sea of normalcy.
Everywhere, of course, there were reminders of a year ago, but the prevailing mood was celebratory, not somber.
This doubleheader — a baseball game and an afternoon of cheering for Marathon runners — has been a tradition for more than a half-century.
Celeste and Sydney Corcoran of Lowell, who were both seriously injured last year, jogged the last block of this year’s race hand-in-hand.
Suddenly, the loudest sounds at the finish line were the rhythmic padding of runners’ shoes. It was 2:49 p.m.
Going into this year’s Marathon, authorities had said they wanted the extra security measures to be as unobtrusive as possible.
You have to put Heartbreak Hill behind you to run Boston. It’s one of the things that makes our marathon so special.
Exhuberant runners streamed from the finish line down Boylston Street Monday afternoon, high-fiving and congratulating each other.
For many at the Forum restaurant when tragedy struck, there was something special about returning on Monday.
Last year, Erin Chatham helped Heather Abbott as she was injured in the Marathon bombing. This year, they ran the final stretch together.
Finishing the story
Hundreds of doctors, nurses, and other medical volunteers returned this year to work in the marathon medical tent, hoping to write a new ending after last year’s bombing.
At the finish line
On Monday, the Boston Marathon was not about running fast, runners said. It was about the race itself, and the community.
Norelli presided over the Legislature as it approved civil unions in 2007 and then gay marriage in 2009.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said New England doesn’t share the good news developing in the field of energy with the rest of the country.
Jews and Cape Verdeans both invoke narratives of liberation, and though often unknown, their histories are intertwined.
The Providence home of former R.I. House Speaker Gordon Fox was put up for sale Monday, a month after federal authorities raided the residence.
The Vermont Medical Practice Board has issued new rules designed to prevent abuse of prescription opiate painkillers, the first update in nine years.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A four-car crash on Interstate 295 in Portland left three people injured and backed up traffic for more than hour. The crash occurred late Monday morning in the southbound lane of the interstate near exit 5A. Police told the Portland Press Herald that the accident occurred when Ardo Amir, 57, of Portland, attempted to re-enter the highway from the exit’s off-ramp. His car was struck by a car driven by Katharine Bavoso, 23, of New Jersey. Police said Jason MacLean, 41, of South Portland, hit a car driven by Travis Bean, 41, of West Gardiner while trying to drive around the accident. Police said MacLean, Bavoso, and Amir were taken to Maine Medical Center.
Canadian tourism officials and the operators of the Nova Star ferry from Maine to Nova Scotia will focus the ship’s marketing efforts on Boston.
A Vermont man convicted of manslaughter in a fatal explosion at a New Hampshire gunpowder plant is being prosecuted on federal wire fraud charges in Maine.
Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials are asking drivers to share the road with frogs, turtles, salamanders, and other reptiles, which migrate in search of breeding areas.
Two men were shot and critically injured in separate incidents in Boston Monday night.
Sarah Norcott held a sign saying “We’re having a boy!” as her husband, Jim, ran by.
Celeste and Sydney Corcoran, who were injured in last year’s attacks, ran across the finish line together.
Attorneys in the case against former Probation Commissioner John J. O’Brien are trying to shape evidence.
A Marathon spectator in Newton fell 18 feet when the railing on her second-floor balcony collapsed.