Snow totals are expected to be between 1 to 3 inches before turning to rain Monday morning.
Snow totals are expected to be between 1 to 3 inches before turning to rain Monday morning.
Robert Bauer was charged with two counts of armed robbery, and one count of assault with intent to commit armed robbery, police said.
Dozer, a 12-year-old Belgian Malinois, responded to more than 1,000 police alongside State Trooper Sgt. Erik F. Ramsland.
Police believe the dog is a pet.
The elementary school principal, and two Metco employees, are no longer employed, following an incident on a school bus involving two children, the superintendent said.
As Genesis HealthCare has rapidly grown, care at its Massachusetts facilities has eroded, according to a Globe review of federal and state data.
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The run benefited the Play Ball Foundation.
The Globe Santa team begins its Christmas season in February, when buyers visit the annual toy shows to select an assortment of the right gifts for the holiday.
A screen of heavy granite hanging in mid-air? I wish all our recent architecture were equally crazy. Because this home for Novartis in Cambridge is the most interesting new building in town.A screen of heavy granite hanging in mid-air? I wish all our recent architecture were equally crazy. Because this home for Novartis in Cambridge is the most interesting new building in town.
Hikers who tramp the Presidential Range fear the construction will mean less connection with the uncluttered outdoors.
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The state’s campaign finance law prohibits investigators from referring cases to the attorney general for prosecution within 120 days of the election.
Today is Sunday, Dec. 11, the 346th day of 2016. There are 20 days left in the year.
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wo Dorchester teenagers will face several charges, including unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, police said in a statement.
Investigators plan to return next week to a home in Georgetown that was searched Friday by State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
A training program for Democratic women who want to become political candidates has seen a spike in applications.
Up to 3 inches of snow for the Boston area is forecast to begin late Sunday afternoon, followed by rain by Monday morning.
San Antonio’s mental health care system isn’t perfect, but it actually is a system, putting it far ahead of other places, including Massachusetts.
A decomposed body was discovered after sunset Friday, prompting a search of the area during daylight Saturday.
The women died when their vehicle veered off the road, hit a bridge abutment, and burst into flames.
The cold weather and aging pipes were to blame for the breaks, which were not related and occurred about a half mile away from one another, an official said.
The incident left a male with a non-life-threatening hip injury Friday night, police said.
The snow could snarl Monday morning’s commute, especially in areas north and west of Boston, forecasters said.
Inspections at McNiff Farm found “dangerous conditions,” including more than 100 neglected animals, vermin and rats, trash accumulation, and animal waste.
Today is Saturday, Dec. 10, the 345th day of 2016. There are 21 days left in the year.
“Those are laughable claims and I almost dare him to file it. Argument? What?” wrote Brian Murphy in a text.
Mourners attended a wake Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, whose mutilated body was found last week on the banks of the Merrimack River.
The suspect is described as a man with glasses, a blue coat, hat, sweatpants, and an “obvious limp.”
Two men suffered serious injuries after they were shot in a duplex home on North Main Street at around 10:00 p.m. Thursday, police said.
The blaze permanently displaced the residents of St. Patrick’s Place, an affordable housing complex fashioned from a former church.
A decomposed body was found dead in Belle Isle Marsh Reservation Friday afternoon, according to State Police.
There are hundreds of story to tell about the fire that roared through her neighborhood last week.
Three letters posted to Globe Santa 51 years ago spoke to the angst of the poor and unfortunate in a time of holiday celebration.
Traffic is heavy on I-93 as commuters head home during the Friday evening rush hour, according to MassDOT.
The nature of the investigation is not known.
Midoriko-Mariam Takeuchi claimed her $1 million prize from the $2,500,000 Holiday Magic instant prize on Friday.
St. George’s School has hired Alexandra “Alixe” Callen as its 12th headmaster and the first female to lead the 120-year-old institution.
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A study from two Harvard research fellows with the T.H. Chan School of Public Health showed women who were more optimistic had lower chances of death in the period studies from 2006 and 2012.
Four men ran away when officers tried to pull over their car and the officers gave chase.
The mayor of a California city and the founder of a program for prisoners to earn a college degree have been named this year’s recipients.
Despite initially saying the results of Question 4 might not be certified in time, Secretary of State William Galvin now says work is on schedule.
Orange cones and fresh road striping appeared along two stretches of Massachusetts Avenue this week.
The man died at Boston Medical Center early Friday morning after being hit by a bus Thursday night.
Police said the man was allegedly holding a sharp object that police believe was either a knife or a screwdriver.
The Mass. women claim that they suffered permanent physical and emotional injury as a result of the Aug. 8 incident.
Nearly 20 years ago, Jeffrey Gonyeau fell in love with a public clock in Peabody Square. He winds it every Sunday to make sure it keeps good time.
The fire broke out just before 8 a.m. in the basement before spreading to the first floor.
A woman’s car was on the tracks, hemmed in during Friday morning’s rush hour. And train was approaching, with one child still in the vehicle.
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The T canceled a train on the Lowell line, but later started a train from the North Billerica station as a substitute.
Get your shovels ready. Snow is on the way. And it could make for a messy commute on Monday morning.
It has taken several months and $1.4 million, but some of the woebegone animals of a fetid tenant farm in Westport have begun to find salvation.
Globe reporter Billy Baker on how “The Power of Will” came to be.
The unidentified man was taken to a hospital in life-threatening condition.
Two men suffered serious injuries Thursday night after they were shot in a duplex home in Andover, police said.
Today is Friday, Dec. 9, the 344th day of 2016. There are 22 days left in the year.
A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Massachusetts Avenue in Dorchester.
As he prepared for his historic return to space at age 77, Glenn surprised researchers who analyzed recordings of the iconic astronaut’s body at rest.
Marriage takes work, or so they say. But 75 couples who gathered Thursday at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel make it look easy.
This is a story of two families who are looking to Globe Santa to make this Christmas morning a bright moment for their children at the end of a year of tough times.
Of the 55,000 consumers facing premium increases higher than 15 percent, nearly 13,000 have chosen an alternative plan, officials said.
A culinary school in the South End braces for the impact of losing $300,000 in state aid.
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Everyone knows David, and wants to help, as he bounces between shelters, hospitals, jail. He is among the many homeless people with mental illness who find no care system to address their desperation.
Donald Trump is actually not the president-elect yet. But it’s highly unlikely that the Electoral College will deny him that title in a couple weeks.
The 55-year-old hunter fell 20 feet from a tree in the Crane Pond Wildlife Management Area, firefighters said.
Traffic patterns near Weston will shift starting Thursday night to allow for the next stage of the toll demolition and road reconstruction process.
Boston officials are hoping to replicate parking successes in Los Angeles and Seattle.
The fate of a $1 billion casino proposed in Taunton may hinge on the legal definition of a tribe in a case now heading to an appeals court.
State data show that in each year from 2010 to 2014, life expectancy was either 80.8 or 80.9 years in Massachusetts.
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The fox didn’t react like a wild animal would when caged, approaching handlers for food and curling up for a nap.
Some of the donors to Governor Charlie Baker’s campaign include top officials at companies with business before the state of Massachusetts.
The fire on the top floor of the triple-decker began just after 3 p.m.
The boy remains hospitalized with serious injuries.
Local and federal officials investigated the four men as part of a crackdown on gun and drug trafficking in Charlestown.
It’s never too early to worry about snow, Mayor Martin Walsh said as he outlined the city’s winter preparations.
A city report released this week proposed nine locations in Boston for flood-protection interventions.
The victim’s mother has raised the issue of whether police responded properly when notified in mid-November that her son was missing.
A masked man allegedly robbed a Citizens Bank in Newton Thursday morning.
A corridor from Northeastern to Southwestern Massachusetts remains in an extreme drought, encompassing over 41 percent of the state, according to the latest map.
School officials reported the incident to Cambridge police and the attorney general’s bias-related crime hot-line.
Boston police recovered four illegal guns and made six arrests in a 12-hour span Wednesday night.
In 2008, the university set out to cut its emissions levels 30 percent by 2016.
The state’s highest court is considering whether the disgraced former House speaker should get his pension back following a federal obstruction of justice conviction.
Donald Trump and his nominees have given the senator new material.
A 41-year-old man and his 9-year-old son were killed after they were apparently overcome by carbon monoxide inside their home.
The 33-year-old New Bedford woman was allegedly under the influence of drugs when the incident occurred.
More than $87,000 has been released to those who were forced from their homes in Saturday’s 10-alarm blaze in Cambridge.
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Drivers on the Southeast Expressway and I-93 north of Boston were seeing slowdowns, while delays were reported on the Fitchburg, Rockport, and Middleborough commuter rail lines.
Unseasonably cold temperatures will arrive in New England tomorrow into Saturday as a result of an arctic cold front.
The power of will | Chapter 5
Meryl Witmer and Pat Lacey needed to start a drug company to continue giving a promising drug to children with a rare cancer. It could easily take years. They had 106 days before their supply ran out.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 8, the 343rd day of 2016. There are 23 days left in the year.
In January, Kevin Manchester, 27, had Michelle MacLeod drive him to purchase the drug. MacLeod ingested a portion of the fentanyl that afternoon, and died later that day.
Governor Baker and state lawmakers are touring Israel even as Beacon Hill considers legislation that would benefit that country.
Prosecutors are mulling ways to make testifying easier for children, but standing in the way are the state’s strong defendant’s rights laws.
The delay for the seven new stations for the Green Line extension into Somerville and Medford pushes the project back yet again.
“I wish I could give my girl the Christmas my mom always did, but I don’t have the funds to do that,” the mother said in her letter.
A dramatic increase in his property tax bill comes after a dispute over whether he was paying his fair share.
Staff members at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station appear “overwhelmed” by the task of running the Plymouth facility, inspectors found.
Only a handful of national sororities have explicit bylaws that protect transgender women from discrimination.
1) Gene O’Flaherty is pretty intense, and 2) he’s passionately loyal to his longtime friend, Mayor Martin Walsh.
Public housing units will be replaced with mixed-price townhouses and midrises, the first renovation since the 1990s for the property, officials said.
Lights, a giant ice skating loop, gift “chalets,” and bountiful decorations drew hundreds to experience the installation’s opening night.
John F. Kelly is remembered fondly as an adventurous Irish-Catholic son who reached the highest echelons of military service.
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John Kelly, who grew up in Brighton, is the right person to protect the homeland, because he will tell us what we need to hear.
A new road sign is coming to Kenmore Square — but it won’t tell drivers the quickest way to Cambridge or Brookline.
After a year delay, Boston Public Schools will extend the day at dozens of schools next fall.
City Council has passed a higher residential exemption, given to single-family owners who make their Boston homes their primary residences.
William Keith survived the attack that killed 106 of his shipmates, and ultimately served for five years.
She summered on the Cape. Now it looks like this jetsetter is going to winter in the Bahamas.
In the wake of the deaths of a father and son in Acushnet from carbon monoxide poisoning, fire officials urged residents to regularly check their carbon monoxide alarms.
Participants in Boston spoke solemnly of the heroism and sacrifice of those caught up in the surprise Japanese attack.
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The move to electronic tolling on the Massachusetts Turnpike has shaved about 12 minutes off morning commutes, officials said.
Christina Jeffrey’s reunion with her two cats, Mac and Cheese, was captured on video — which has, in turn, captured the hearts of thousands.
Outgoing US Senator Kelly Ayotte got a bipartisan farewell on the floor of the Senate Wednesday – with speeches from Democrats Jeanne Shaheen and Claire McCaskill and Republicans John McCain and Lindsey Graham.
The Boston Daily Globe detailed the historic manner in which the United States of America was thrust into World War II.
The 17-year-old, whose name was not released, was ordered into the custody of the Department of Youth Services until he is 21 years old.
Hernandez’s attorneys are questioning the scientific validity of a firearms analysis.
Governor Baker will unilaterally slash $98 million, which will affect a range of programs, from health care for the poor to state parks.
No foul play is suspected in the deaths of Joseph Lopes and his son, Collin, who lived on Buttonwood Lane.
The department didn’t specify whether the man was a suspect or wanted for questioning.
Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution used special underwater equipment to follow leatherback turtles feeding off Cape Cod.
The Duxbury High School graduate and his girlfriend were camping when lightning struck a tree he was standing next to, according to local reports.
Christopher Range is accused of almost hitting two officers with a car after they saw him taking part in an alleged drug deal.
Similar posters were recently found at Purdue University in Indiana and the University of Central Florida.
The MBTA cited a medical emergency at the Central Square station and a signal problem at the Harvard station that earlier caused “severe” delays.
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Amid rain and snow, the drive into Boston from the suburbs is a slow one for commuters north and south of the city.
Temperatures in Greater Boston will peak in the low 40s.
The fire started at around 11:20 p.m. on Ellington Street, fire officials said on Twitter.
The power of will | Chapter 4
A new drug trial leaves the Lacey family and Dr. Sholler with only one option: to keep going, with more sick children. But it would prove harder than anyone could imagine.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 7, the 342nd day of 2016. There are 24 days left in the year.
The suspect allegedly robbed the Salem Five Bank branch in just one minute Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Attorney General Maura Healey spoke in Arlington on Tuesday night to shell-shocked Democrats.
Taxpayers who own and live in their homes would see their bill shrink under a plan to expand the residential exemption.
The ride-hailing firm says it would provide late-night rides to employees of participating companies that would be partly paid for by the MBTA.
They came seeking coats and toys, yes. But those who showed up at the Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle sought something even more precious.
The Globe Santa program can trace its origins to an effort founded by the late Boston Post in 1910.
At the National Museum of African American History, a group of Boston students gaped at the reminders of black tragedy and triumph.
The move follows rulings that derailed murder trials in cases involving infants.
Authorities believe the Sunday night fire outside Attika Club on Mill Street was set deliberately.
Robert McNeil, 58, was charged with 10 counts of indecent assault and battery on an elderly or disabled person, Cruz’s office said in a statement.
A Mansfield man is expected to plead guilty next week to a federal charge of threatening to kill President Obama.
The designation by the American Bar Association is a milestone for the state’s first public law school, which has faced growing pains.
Robert Lewis, 52, pled guilty in Norfolk Superior Court to charges of deriving support from prostitution and assault and battery, prosecutors said.
Four minutes after the first 911 call for Saturday’s massive fire, seven buildings and nine cars were engulfed in flames.
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Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to send Edward Tutunjian to prison for at least two years.
A federal judge in Boston ordered the defendant in a lawsuit filed by Aaron Hernandez to preserve records related to phone calls the former New England Patriot made.
Governor Baker will unilaterally slash $98 million, which will affect a range of programs, from health care for the poor to state parks.
Children are welcome to send get-well letters to the skydiving Santa Claus who broke his leg while making his annual jump in Quincy.
Proponents say it could create a new stream of revenue for government while encouraging consumers to cut back on an unhealthy practice.
John Hughes, 70, of Melrose, allegedly ran a scheme to sell sham plots.
“It was like a nightmare that you wake up from and say, ‘What happened?’” said the owner of the van that the dogs were in.
A powerful Senate committee wants all hospitals to explicitly ban surgeons from overseeing two simultaneous operations.
Omar Clapp was wanted for indecent assault and battery when he tried to “piggyback” behind a paying customer at Chinatown Station, police said.
The wreaths were being stored overnight in a trailer behind Gile’s Family Farm.
Emerson students want the city add five seconds to the crosswalk signals at Boylston and Tremont streets.
A suspect in a North Attleborough bank robbery wasn’t able to get far away from the scene.
Monday night’s two-alarm fire rendered the single-family home uninhabitable.
The blaze broke out just after 10 a.m. near the corner of Medford Street and Highland Avenue, according to a dispatcher.
More than in one in four doctors in training report depression, higher than the general population, and 11 percent were found to have suicidal thoughts.
Wassem Amin allegedly stole funds from clients and a former employer and opened credit cards in his colleagues’ names without their consent.
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A memory ingrained in the psyche of earlier generations has been softened by the passing decades.
The ride on the Southeast Expressway and Interstate 93 north of Boston was a slow one with speeds dropping below 30 miles an hour.
The weather hazard will be part of the morning commute for walkers, drivers, and bicyclists.
The transit agency changed its Twitter handle to @MBTATRANSIT, but a spokesman said it’s because of a “technical issue.”
In many cases, performance on the exams turned into a showdown between 15-year-olds in Massachusetts and Singapore.
The power of will | Chapter 3
The news the Lacey family feared the most arrived: Will had a new tumor. There was no telling how much time they had, or whether Will would live long enough for the cure they sought.
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 6, the 341st day of 2016. There are 25 days left in the year.
Four people with deep roots in the Boston area were victims in the warehouse fire that killed at least 36.
The group intends to fight anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, yet its very existence has provoked condemnation by critics in both communities.
John Ladd was sentenced to one year of probation, with six months of house arrest, and ordered to pay $79,958 in restitution.
The 56-year-old woman, who was not named, was walking in front of the Hingham District Court when she was hit at around 11:15 a.m., police said in a statement.
The senior US senator said the bill, which includes $1 billion for opioid recovery, would help communities “devastated” by the epidemic.
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The claims were first made in an opinion piece that appeared in a student magazine.
Controversy over surgeons “running two rooms” has roiled Massachusetts General Hospital and spurred a national debate.
New England averages about six earthquakes a year, but we don’t always feel them.
The Red Sox Foundation is partnering with Globe Santa to collect warm winter clothing for deserving children this holiday season.
A delay, said Senate President Stanley Rosenberg, would allow lawmakers to “fine-tune” the measure.
The police were expected to have chosen a vendor by Monday, but officials said they had yet to select one.
Two contracted firms cut worker hours and health insurance for dozens of their employees, an official said.
The father of four wrote about the long slide the family has endured as the mom continues her battle.
Under state law, a community cannot “restrict the use of land or structures for religious purposes,” an official with Maura Healey’s office wrote.
Students marched and rallied as they called on local political leaders to speak out against Donald Trump.
Officials identified the victim in the case as Kevin O. Cabrera, 24, of Fitchburg.
It’s sad that if 16-year-old Lee Viloria-Paulino had just been stabbed and left to die, his death would have passed with few taking notice.
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More federal background checks for gun transactions were processed in the first 11 months of this year than in any previous year.
Destroyed toys. Melted sidings. Investigators are navigating piles of debris to determine the cause of a 10-alarm fire that has displaced more than 125 people.
“The officers coming in for the day were welcomed by this very vocal guest,’’ police wrote in Facebook.
Authorities released a video of one of the incidents.
In 33 years with the department, Assistant Fire Chief Gerry Mahoney said he had never seen a fire spread like Saturday’s 10-alarm blaze.
“This looks like a 30-foot-tall Martian spaceship landing on the Newport skyline,” said a former chairman of the city’s Historic District Commission.
The fire on the sidewalk behind the Attika Club was started at about 9 p.m. Sunday.
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Images and video from across the region show snowflakes making their mark as the work week begins.
Massachusetts is looking to broaden the way it judges schools beyond test scores and graduation rates.
Mathew Borges, 15, was held without bail in the decapitation and death of a classmate.
MassDOT is warning drivers to be patient and to drive slow Monday morning.
More than 100 people were inside Attika on Sunday when the person tried to start a fire at the back entrance, police said.
State Police reported crashes and spin-outs as wintry conditions affected roads and visibility.
Today is Monday, Dec. 5, the 340th day of 2016. There are 26 days left in the year.
Patti Pendleton went missing last week while hiking in the Arcadia Management Area.
Scientists, including UNH researchers, have noticed an uptick in illnesses in New England and say the problem is due in part to climate change.
The power of will | Chapter 2
As Pat Lacey and Dr. Giselle Sholler continued their search for new treatments, a promising clue sat on a shelf in a lab in Hawaii. But how to turn the idea into a reality?
Some expressed relief that the Dakota Access Pipeline has been blocked, but said the final resolution remains uncertain.
The man, shot in Mattapan, had faced serious criminal charges in two cases in six months.
For many local activists, the apology represented a hard-won victory.
In a battle to shut down the AG’s probe, ExxonMobil is demanding an investigation of the investigating agency.
The survey found there was an overall increase in compensation of 8.6 percent for private college leaders.
Despite the goodwill of well-wishers who dropped off food, clothing, or other supplies, the city asks only for cash donations.
An armed robbery turned fatal after two suspects tied a victim up, lit his apartment on fire, and left him to burn.
One day last fall, a retired couple’s reasonably comfortable life turned into one of daily stress. They now had custody of their grandchildren.
A lawsuit says that the force routinely passes over women and minority troopers for top positions.
The crash happened on Interstate 495 northbound in Hopkinton, about two miles before Exit 22.
Many in Harvard are still shaken by the Nov. 25 incident, which took place at the high school.
The site, beloved by Boston Children’s Hospital patients and their families, will host a new clinical building.
A homeless man was arrested and charged with felony possession to distribute methamphetamine.
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And if you’re wondering about the Green Line Extension, there’s a public meeting just for you in Somerville on Wednesday.
“He was calm, very shy, he didn’t speak much, but he was always willing to help out with anything that was needed,” said Pastor Victor Parra.
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It’s a show of solidarity with undocumented immigrants, women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals.
Buildings and vehicles were charred, prompting one resident to say, “I’ve never seen anything like that in my life.”
Early Boston commuters may see snowflakes, with accumulation anywhere from a “coating” to an inch.
Today is Sunday, Dec. 4, the 339th day of 2016. There are 27 days left in the year.
Cambridge officials, led by Mayor Denise Simmons, have created a fund to assist victims of Saturday’s massive 10-alarm fire in Cambridge.
Mental health and medical care were offered inside the War Memorial on Cambridge Street.
Facebook initiated its safety check feature for the 10-alarm fire in Cambridge that engulfed several buildings.
Recent incidents at Harvard’s high school have officials thinking through all options on what can be done.
The mood at Dorchester’s First Parish Church was a mix of celebration and somberness.
Saturday afternoon shopping in Downtown Crossing took an unusual turn.
The fire started just after 4 p.m. at the Cedar Pond Vilage condominums.
A Harvard College crackdown on all eight male final clubs, which are not formally part of the university, has pulled them from the shadows.
Shelters are open for people affected by the fire at the War Memorial Recreation Center and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
For many who worship around here, hope has been in short supply lately.
After the Hampshire College flag controversy, it’s time for some dialogue.
David is a sweet and easygoing fourteen-year-old boy who interacts very well with the adults in his life and enjoys exploring his environment.
Firefighters from several communities were on scene Saturday afternoon at a 10-alarm fire in Cambridge, where multiple buildings were in flames.
The parachuting Santa made a hard landing during the city’s 40th annual Santa Jump at Pageant Field.
Five or six people had minor injuries, described by an official as a “miraculous situation.”
Comedian Dave Russo will host the fifth annual Globe Santa Comedy Night on Dec. 14 at Giggles in Saugus.
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The body of the teen, who had been missing since Nov. 18, was found on a river bank Thursday.
A man in his 20s was shot in Mattapan and then moments later crashed his car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash happened when a vehicle crossed the median on Interstate 495 in Chelmsford at about 6:40 a.m. and struck another vehicle head-on.
A woman sustained life-threatening injuries early Saturday morning in a fire in her apartment caused by “careless smoking,” officials said.
Today is Saturday, Dec. 3, the 338th day of 2016. There are 28 days left in the year.
The hateful message was immediately reported by the classroom’s teacher to William H. Lincoln School Principal Brian Denitzio.
A review by university lawyers found that members of the 2014 team made “crude and sexualized statements” in an online spreadsheet.
A 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old boy were charged with raping another child, according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s office.
The airport exhibition was created to put forth, in the most public of places, the stories of people with mental illness.
A mother of two worked in human services providing for the most vulnerable for many years; now she find herself on the other side of the desk.
Boston has decided against changing school start times for next fall, saying they need more time for an analysis and consultation.
The first and highest in this winter parade of stars and constellations are Capella and the Pleiades.
Senator Jeff Sessions, a former federal prosecutor and state attorney general, has been taking on marijuana dealers since the 1970s.
The students were transported from Urban Science Academy in West Roxbury after they showed signs of illness, Boston Public Schools said.
A Berlin, N.H. man was arrested Friday for allegedly killing his 2-year-old daughter days earlier in her home.
Amid fear that the town’s namesake brand has been stained, officials are calculating an economic impact measured in millions.
Mayor Martin Walsh wondered if the warm weather could be blamed on “climate change.”
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This is the second year there has been a four-day hunt at the Blue Hills State Reservation.
Jose Daniel Arevalo was taken into custody just outside Houston, marking the end to what officials called “an exhaustive investigation.”
The FBI and other agencies have been at the property owned by John Chakalos. Chakalos’s grandson, Nathan Carman, was once a suspect.
The former Mass. attorney general had seen the same dynamic before, up close, in 1990 — in the final of his many campaigns extending back to 1958.
Andrew Bisignani, the former town administrator of Nahant and Saugus, failed to report $375,000 in income between 2010 and 2013, the FBI said.
Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, 16, was last seen by relatives last month before he went missing.
Bringing a tree on the subway isn’t against the rules, so if you see someone with a fir in tow, maybe it’s best to let it go, let it go, let it go.
It’s not yet set in stone because the word “puppy” has recently made some headway.
Accessory apartments are gaining traction as a way to keep elders in their homes — and create more options for tenants.
Governor Baker says he supports a sweeping federal medical innovation bill, which Senator Warren claims was hijacked by drug companies.
In a video posted by MassINC, AG Healey and Senator Warren read and responded to tweets directed at them.
Police are investigating the letter received by the Islamic Center of Boston.
After weeks of protests and complaints, Old Glory flies again at the Amherst, Mass., school.
Trevon Bell was being chased by Boston police when his car crashed into a Wentworth Institute police cruiser.
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President-elect Donald Trump boasted about his wealth during his campaign. Now he’s surrounding himself with people who have similarly unimaginable riches.
The Stars and Stripes was raised again on Friday morning at the liberal arts school in Amherst.
Temperatures will reach only into the 40s and wind gusts will top out at about 20 miles an hour.
Speeds on the Expressway have dropped below 30 miles an hour from Braintree to the ramps in South Boston.
A car with three people in it crashed into a tree and burst into flames in Milton.
Boston EMS received a call at 11:51 p.m. for a victim shot in the chest at Normandy and Devon streets, said Boston EMS Lieutenant Robert Barnes.
Today is Friday, Dec. 2, the 337th day of 2016. There are 29 days left in the year.
Kwamaine Wells and Akil DeCoteau recruited and transported vulnerable women across state lines, authorities said.
Police believe the suspects are the same men who were spotted 45 minutes earlier at a gas station on Lakeview Avenue.
The state’s highest court Thursday let stand a ruling that the Boston Police Department was wrong when it fired six officers after their hair tested positive for drugs.
A veteran who had to quit his job due to war injuries asks Globe Santa for help with gifts for his kids.
The rates are set to increase Jan. 3, with drivers paying $3.75 per hour to park in the Back Bay and eventually up to $4 per hour in the Seaport.
Nick Walker was in the room where it happened, a little bit of history unfolding right there on stage.
Lead campaign strategists gathered at Harvard this week to formally debrief on the most unpredictable race in US history.
The shift could create havoc for many families who picked a school based on a start time that accommodates the work schedules of parents.
While most businesses were able to reopen by Thursday, but four still needed more work, a city official said.
Senator Elizabeth Warren made a surprising endorsement of former rival Scott Brown on Thursday for Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs.
Kris Phillips, 53, was found guilty of misleading a police investigation and falsely claiming a job injury.
Police have recovered the head, a DA spokeswoman said.
Legislation has been passed that would require the amphibious vehicles to have more safety equipment, including blind spot cameras and proximity sensors.
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While Bostonians enjoyed sunny skies and high temperatures today, residents of Caribou, Maine, were gearing up for their third snow storm of the year.
Joy Calla caught the bear destroying bird feeders early Wednesday morning on camera.
Police are investigating a shooting incident near a motel on Route 1, but have yet to locate a victim.
The great #BostonInstaSwap of 2016 involves 16 museums from Boston to Salem, all promoting one another online.
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Tonia Cowan/Globe staff
The drone is the very first one the agency has ever used and the state is one of the first places in the country to use a drone for crash reconstruction.
In what has become a Christmas tradition, people have once again dropped wedding rings into the organization’s kettles.
Senator Elizabeth Warren made a surprising endorsement of former rival Scott Brown on Thursday for Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs.
The “Professor Watchlist” lists those who allegedly “advance leftist propaganda” and includes current and former Mass. professors.
A mother and father are accused of driving from Vt. to Mass. to buy the drugs, then using them and passing out with their children in the vehicle.
A defense attorney did not contest prosecutors’ request to hold the 18-year-old without bail.
A Pembroke selectman has a wicked idea for the spooky, costume-clad holiday.
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No injuries were reported, and Train 600 was canceled.
The weather will get colder as the weekend begins.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 1, the 336th day of 2016. There are 30 days left in the year.
A Houston company will send gas through a pipeline in West Roxbury on Thursday, despite protests by neighbors and objections of officials.
Two weeks before a fatal blaze, neighbors complained to the city about squatters, drug use, and fires on the property.
Steven DiSarro’s wife and children spoke publicly for the first time about the man they loved, his disappearance, and its devastating toll.
The boys’ grandmother has ALS, and they are helping out.
Senator Warren, who worked on the bill for two years and wrote parts of it, turned against the measure, saying it had been rewritten to benefit pharmaceutical companies.
City Hall Plaza has long been a red-brick tundra where mayoral dreams of renovations came to die.
Lawmakers are scrambling to pay for oversight of the marijuana industry and may turn to a controversial source: the state’s emergency savings account.
Brockton police responded to a 911 call at about 1 p.m. for a woman stabbed on Merritt Avenue.
A member of the La Mara Salvatrucha gang, or “MS-13,” pleaded guilty on Monday in connection with a 2015 attempt to murder a gang rival in Chelsea and cocaine distribution, according to a release from US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz.
Minimum wage laws vary across the country and even across the region.
Massive mountains of information about us are out there, enough to allow advertisers, political campaigns, and others to target us with terrifying specificity.
The 24-year-old man allegedly broke into 14 stores over the past two months, police said.
Mrs. Myerson was a pioneering woman in Brookline politics who assumed a leadership role among women in the Legislature.
The Big picture
Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.
More than 75 of the 500 participating officers gathered Wednesday at the transit police headquarters for a ceremonial “shave-off.”
The town’s board of selectmen called an emergency meeting Wednesday.
An exhibit that was closed when some students complained about a painting depicting Ku Klux Klan members is reopening — with some changes.
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The city’s default speed limit will become 25 miles per hour on Jan. 9.
Back in 2007, US Representative Tim Ryan had an unfortunate encounter at a New Hampshire airport.
A new feature allows users to watch a time-lapse of 33 satellite pictures of Boston between 1984 and 2016.
The former Patriots tight end is set to be tried next year for a 2012 South End double homicide.
The city recently eliminated left-hand turns at a key intersection in the square, which has led to the influx in tickets.
Four lanes were closed as State Police investigated the crash, but the lanes reopened just before 3 p.m.
He and two others allegedly stole food including buffalo wings and prime rib — then ate it themselves.
“Toys for Tots reminds us what the holidays are really all about,” Marine Colonel Michael Samorov said.
The website, which launched this week, is meant to help improve the roadways for those on two wheels.
The 58-year-old man was killed Tuesday afternoon when his bicycle went off the sidewalk and struck the passenger side of a work truck.
More security is being sought at mosques in Mass. after a letter calling Muslims “vile and filthy people” was sent to a mosque in R.I.
One woman was rescued from the apartment building when the three-alarm fire began.
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Residents woke up Wednesday to find the intersection of Washington and Kneeland streets flooded.
“He’s going to have to hurt a lot of people to make a political point,” said Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera.
Harvard researchers found that infrastructure improves have led to increases in the safety of cyclists in Boston.
Heavy fog and an “inoperable instrument landing system” grounded an Albany-bound flight at Logan.
Rain, which will be heavy at times, should arrive around 1 p.m.
A water main break led to flooding in the neighborhood for about three hours before several fires were reported in manholes nearby.
A crash in Dorchester is slowing the ride on the Southeast Expressway.
In the video, the white shark bites a grey seal in shallow water, which is not uncommon behavior, according one expert.
Scott Peeler pleaded guilty to multiple counts of attempting to buy live streaming sex videos featuring Filipino children, prosecutors said.
The CDC’s director says there is an increased need for needle exchange programs.
“Who pinned that on us, an outsider?” snorted a local optometrist. Said the local barber: “Do I worry? No, life’s good.”
Anas Elhalabi, 47, was charged after an elderly man complained of his smoking in an MBTA station
The man has long been used to providing for his family, but without steady work and with a large family to support, he needs a hand.
In a new fundraising appeal, the Mass. Attorney General is promising to take President-elect Donald Trump to court.
Class 57 of Hingham’s citizens’ police academy, which includes 17 Linden Ponds residents, took a literal pause in one of their final sessions to make their own version of the online video challenge.
Kristen Wainwright said she can feel her daughter’s spirit guiding the efforts in Tanzania.
Regulators sent out letters in recent weeks noting the “widespread use of opioids” for pain relief in the facilities.
Dozens of Gold Star families gathered Tuesday afternoon to have a sparkling holiday tree dedicated to them and the loved ones they lost.
Two Mass. university presidents said they will not voluntarily release information about students’ immigration or citizenship status.
Councilor Matt O’Malley is proposing a measure that would restrict the delicate bags in favor of thicker or reusable totes.
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A Methuen man on a motorized bicycle was killed in a collision with a work truck on an Interstate 495 ramp.
You would likely have to show your passport at the New Hampshire border if the Libertarians had their way.
The former Patriots player wants to know who accessed phone recordings in 2014 while he was at the Suffolk County Jail.
The Mattahunt Elementary School in Mattapan is scheduled to close this summer, but the state board says it lacks the authority to intervene.
The medical examiner’s office ruled her death was a homicide by blunt impact injuries, officials said. The child was at her home when someone called 911 on Sunday.
During a radio interview, Police Commissioner William B. Evans said the department already reviews social media posts.
Nilton Goncalves is accused of hitting 25-year-old Sergio Licona with his car on North Main Street.
The man was found laying on the ground in Brookline early Sunday morning.
Students plan to protest the conference over one of the event’s guests, incoming White House strategist Steve Bannon.
Steve Bannon will not attend a conference at the Institute of Politics this week, but a school spokesman did not say why he canceled.
The Hyannis Harbor Hotel was undergoing renovations when a fire began on the second floor.
The annual ceremony will also honor recently retired State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan.
The town’s large Brazilian population is “almost numb” after a plane crash left 76 people dead, including the Chapecoense soccer team.
The 2.0-magnitude earthquake hit Monday morning near Berlin, N.H.
The four-day hunt on the reservation began Tuesday and is expected to manage the deer population.
Police found a car on its roof at about 11 p.m. Monday.
Mayor Walsh wants to raise the city’s goals to ensure that highly desirable building trade jobs are spread around to reflect the city’s diverse demographics.
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Speeds on the Southeast Expressway and on Interstate 93 north of the city have dropped below 30 miles an hour.
By midday, temperatures were expected to crest into the mid-50s.
The unnamed man allegedly refused to take his hands out of his pockets and continued to advance toward police.
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 334th day of 2016. There are 32 days left in the year.
Congressman Stephen Lynch endorsed Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan for House minority leader, saying the Democratic party needs a change.
Police said “there is no sign of any intentional criminal wrongdoing.”
The man was transported by helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital with severe burns and a woman was taken to Lowell General Hospital for smoke inhalation.
Lottery results from Monday drawings
The governor also said he would not accept a position in Trump’s administration, if asked.
Donald Trump said many people in the state voted illegally. Top Democrats — and Republicans — say no.
A “large and aggressive” pit bull bit a person’s hand in Revere Monday afternoon, leaving him with severe injuries, police said.
The movie “Manchester by the Sea” eschews the pesky little punctuation.
The measures, meant to let citizens have their say, are now pushed by special interests and wealthy out-of-staters.
One word on a blue death certificate has tormented the family of David J. Haverty Jr. since his 2009 death.
A Globe Santa mother hopes that one day she will be able to provide another young mother with the joy her family has received over the years.
Tanisha Sullivan, a lawyer who was the initial investigator into claims of racial discrimination at Boston Latin, was the only candidate.
The conventional wisdom after Donald Trump defied the conventional wisdom was that our true-blue state didn’t matter.
Some students say they plan to protest the arrival of Kellyanne Conway and Steve Bannon at a Harvard event this week.
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An exhaustive, three-week review is planned at the plant in Plymouth.
A video of her overdose released by police showed her daughter trying to wake her up.
Governor Baker said he called President-elect Trump before Thanksgiving and wished him and his family a happy holiday and congratulated him.
The Amherst institution has a long history of drawing national attention with its students’ methods of voicing their convictions.
Though there is no evidence behind President-elect Trump’s claim of “serious” voter fraud in New Hampshire, the state could see a handful of election law changes.
The voters’ decision to legalize marijuana may not be certified in time for it to go into effect Dec. 15.
Sergio Licona, 25, of Brockton, had just left The Spot Night Club with a group of friends and was crossing North Main Street when he was struck by a car at around 1:30 a.m., officials said. He died Monday morning.
Steven Birenbaum faces seven charges in the August incident that killed two people.
The sticky notes that once dotted the walls of MBTA subway station with empowering messages are now being archived online.
The 33-year-old man was allegedly wearing the same clothes he wore for the break-in when he was arrested.
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A bright, brisk, and sunny day is forecast for Monday.
The province’s taxpayers footed a $179,000 bill for cutting, shipping, and surrounding last year’s tree with plenty of pomp and circumstance.
The T blamed a signal problem at Alewife Station for the Red Line delays.
Three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries during the early morning incident in Chelsea.
The hot tea badly burned the victim’s torso.
Today is Monday, Nov. 28, the 333rd day of 2016. There are 33 days left in the year.
The child was near Green Street and Baldwin Street in Leicester when the vehicle pulled up across the road.
Donald Trump’s comment about “serious voter fraud” in New Hampshire has been debunked previously.
The driver, 23-year-old Dislyn Roa-De La Rosa, allegedly drove away from a traffic stop.
Last year’s first-ever controlled hunt brought protests from animal rights activists, but state officials said it was needed to cull the reservation’s deer population.
The young revolutionary appeared from the back of a rail car, cigar hanging out of his mouth and smile across his face.
The weekly game
During the 64th annual parade this year, a dozen floats, 15 vintage cars, and marching bands passed cheering crowds on the 2.7-mile route along Hancock Street, according to Mayor Thomas P. Koch.
The intensive evaluation was brought on by a downgrade to Pilgrim’s safety rating last year.
Some groups urge school officials to make urban experience a key criterion.
Republicans are set to appoint their first federal prosecutor in Boston in eight years.
Romney showed a willingness to make peace with the president-elect. To watch him twist in the wind is cringeworthy.
Keno rang up $900 million in Massachusetts sales last fiscal year.
When a child is born with a chronic illness, everyone in the family, along with Globe Santa, is a caretaker.
The incidents may be linked to medical devices that, in some cases, helped create an outbreak of potentially untreatable bacteria.
No arrests have been made in the case, and the investigation continues.
An eight-year-old child was flown by helicopter to a hospital Saturday after the car he was traveling in was struck by another vehicle on Route 58, according to Carver police.
Timothy O’Sullivan, 46, was diving with Island Tours near the Kahala Hotel and Resort Friday.
The flag’s removal was an act of disrespect for the sacrifices of veterans and their families, opponents said.
The man’s car went over a guardrail on Interstate 93 and hit another vehicle on a Boston street.
Boston firefighters battled a house fire on Harlem Street midday Sunday, according to social media posts from the fire department.
Today is Sunday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2016. There are 34 days left in the year.
Visitors to the JFK Library Saturday reflected on the long, tense political relationship between the US and Cuba.
Ivy Koulis, 17, may be in need of medical attention, police said.
Swastikas, anti-Semitic symbols and words, and profanities at Bromfield High School were covered up.
Judy Stillman went to Greece to meet people who left everything behind.
Buying from a small business, especially on Small Business Saturday, shoppers say it feels like they are supporting people that give back to the community.
Newton police are looking for an 84-year-old California woman who went missing early Saturday morning while visiting her family for Thanksgiving,
Boston police are investigating the death of a mother of three children as unattended, possibly medical in nature, a spokesman said.
he victim was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.
Domenic Sarno said the shootings follow a “very troubling trend of incidents” at the Mardi Gras strip club.
K’Lonie is a sweet 6-year-old African-American girl who loves hugs and kisses. K’Lonie enjoys listening to music and humming to the melody.
With the state ready to take custody of her addicted sister’s children, one woman stepped in to keep the family together.
Charlton police said a 68-year-old local man died after he was struck by a vehicle on Route 169 Friday afternoon.
By removing obsolete dams, state officials and environmental advocates allow nature to retake its course.
Starts & Stops
It's not your imagination, Worcester/Framingham riders: Your service has declined dramatically.
News from the world of chess including an update on the World Championship.
Two Malden men are dead after their car crashed into a tree along I-84 in Connecticut on Friday morning.
Many Cubans and Cuban-Americans stayed awake all night, texting with friends and calling family members.
Police said the man has several outstanding warrants for his arrest and the license plates on his car had previously been reported stolen.
Today is Saturday, Nov. 26, the 331st day of 2016. There are 35 days left in the year.
The 50-year-old woman was walking near Prospect Street just before 6 p.m. when she was hit, police spokesman Stephen Cronin said.
The department plans to spend up to $1.4 million on a program that will scan the Internet for criminal activity and threats to public safety.
The shopping rush on Black Friday paused briefly as hundreds gathered for the annual tree lighting.
The annual event included performances and the arrival of Santa Claus.
It is evidence of growing demand for the specialized training that can help students find their way into well-paying careers in health care and manufacturing.
The MIT Museum held an annual event in which teams build machines that connect with each other to keep a chain reaction moving.
They call it the “Trump Bump.’’ Remote and rugged Cape Breton is flooded with US inquiries after a website offering it as a refuge takes off.
A family of six , survivors of a fire that destroyed their home and belongings, asks Globe Santa for help.
The vandalized rock was found Friday at the Bromfield School.
Theresa Corley was murdered in 1978. Now her family wants to know if perhaps some bit of DNA evidence that could point to the killer was buried with her.
Matthew A. Skinner, 33, turned himself in to Newton Police.
Now that everyone is stuffed with turkey, communities around the Boston area are turning to tree lightings and St. Nicholas sightings.
Police found a trove of guns, twenty bags of marijuana, a large knife, and money in their car.