BIA opened for Ariana Grande on Monday night before an explosion at the show killed at least 19 people.
BIA opened for Ariana Grande on Monday night before an explosion at the show killed at least 19 people.
“It’s not like Marty Walsh revived his campaign recently. His campaign has been moving like a 12-cylinder Cadillac for a long time.”
The move comes after at least 19 people were killed at an Ariana Grande performance.
Woe to anyone who honks at them in frustration.
Temporary protected status will be extended, but Haitians warned to prepare for return to their country.
You could say he “liked” New England.
Mystic Valley Regional Charter School said its rules would have withstood a court challenge, but it wanted to avoid a costly legal battle.
All the injuries appeared to be minor, and eight students and the bus driver were transported to a local hospital as a precaution.
The ads began popping up on Craigslist six months ago. A shadowy seller was offering two of the most valuable masterpieces stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.
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A college student’s academic paper on heroin and addiction was based on surveys and interviews, and intensely personal experience.
The women, one 70 years old and the other 88, were in a crosswalk when they were struck by a minivan Monday afternoon.
When Boston College’s Class of 2017 reflects on their graduation, their first memory will likely be the weather.
If you see a baby deer by itself, don’t fret — and don’t intervene. It’s probably just fine.
The man was hit near Watertown Street and Aldrich Road.
The robbery happened around 1:37 p.m. at Sage Bank at 691 Rogers St., police said.
Today is Tuesday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2017. There are 222 days left in the year.
Boston College students did an analysis and said $10 million would be needed to bring the Everett Square Theatre back to its former glory.
The bear, a male yearling, was hiding under several boats when police tranquilized him.
Boston police said the man “repeatedly provided false information regarding his name and date of birth.”
This week’s weather won’t be perfect, but it’s not a complete waste.
The report that detailed “substantiated” sexual misconduct at St. Paul’s School was done by a Boston law firm.
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Diego Barros Pires is wanted for allegedly kidnapping three people in October 2016.
Dai Ha was hit in the head and robbed last Monday night before dying six days later.
There are no signs of foul play or trauma but the cause and manner of death are still under investigation.
Police said Gustavo Merida stabbed a woman without provocation aboard a Route 426 bus.
A new investigation found 13 former faculty members and staffers engaged in “substantiated” sexual misconduct.
The travel hub had previously warned residents that they may see smoke or fire.
The officers used a Taser on the dog.
Tewksbury firefighters battled a three-alarm fire on Chestnut Road early Monday morning.
Drugs, demons, and the occult are among the issues jurors will weigh as they decide the fate of the man accused of killing the 2-year-old, lawyers said.
Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, convicted of federal corruption charges, is now free to move about Massachusetts without limit.
Just to be certain, it would be prudent to bring the umbrella or don a raincoat, but rain boots are really not needed.
The cutouts are in response to comments the mayor made about cyclists and pedestrians during a radio interview last week.
Keolis Commuter Services is reporting delays on the Framingham, Worcester, Fairmount and Providence commuter rail lines during the commute Monday.
Today is Monday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2017. There are 223 days left in the year.
Coastal searches did not yield the whereabouts of 26-year-old Nolan Gargas.
Defense lawyers are urging the courts to dismiss all cases related to the misconduct of Sonja Farak, in a move similar to the resolution of cases related to another drug lab scandal.
The graduating class of 2023 is expected to look very much like the student body does now.
Hundreds turned out for the dedication of the memorial park for the nation’s fourth-deadliest nightclub fire.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the event has raised nearly $5 million to fund thousands of summer jobs for needy youth.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy and the John D. O’Bryant School plan to announce a partnership on Monday.
More than a decade after Mass. lawmakers passed sweeping legislation, state regulators have failed to enforce this law.
The state’s largest Boy Scout council is seeing an increasing interest from Muslims, and the organization is excited for it.
Said Oprah: “When you educate a girl, you are not just educating her. You are educating her to create opportunities [for others].”
Many worry that the US will not renew the protective program established after the 2010 earthquake.
Along Commonwealth Avenue, people donned No. 34 jerseys — Ortiz’s number— among the sea of red graduation gowns.
The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School has faced complaints that the policy is discriminatory and unevenly enforced.
The board of trustees of a Malden charter school unanimously voted to suspend a policy that punished students for wearing hair braid extensions.
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Environmental Protection Agency employees from New England are planning a march and rally in Boston to protest federal budget cuts proposed for the agency.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have spent a day hiking around Mount Katahdin in Maine.
The teen’s friends told police they had been swimming with him around 7 p.m. Saturday in Watershops Pond.
About 150 people, clad in robes and armed with foam weapons, yelled and charged at each other Sunday.
President Trump invoked the Boston Marathon bombings as an example of terrorism’s reach and effects in a speech in Saudi Arabia.
An MBTA bus driver is recovering after she was stabbed in the back by a male passenger late Saturday night in Lynn, MBTA Transit Police said.
No one was injured in the Saturday afternoon blaze.
Eduardo DaSilva, 28, faces five charges, including operating while under the influence, and is being held on $10,040 bail.
The boy, who was known to police, was arrested after police received a tip that he may have had the guns.
The body appeared to have been in the water for “an extended time,” police said.
The victims were removed through the windshield, a fire official said.
David Caruso, 15, was last seen in Stoneham on Friday afternoon, police said.
One dog was rescued but a second one is missing after a two-alarm fire destroyed a home in North Reading Saturday, according to the town’s fire department.
After escaping Syria, all Abdulkader wanted was to work. That wasn’t enough to get a job in America.
Nathan is a 6-year-old boy who loves to smile and give high fives. He is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and communicates primarily through the use of an iPad.
This spring, Brookline officers took tours of the Museum of African American History and the West End Museum as another way to address internal strife.
In a speech delivered from his front lawn, Setti Warren pledged to combat economic inequality and political divisiveness.
Teachers, parents, and students performed music as protesters cheered and waved signs.
The body, believed to be that of 20-year-old Michael Doherty, was found in dense woods at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday, police said.
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Today is Sunday, May 21, the 141st day of 2017. There are 224 days left in the year.
Police in East Providence are investigating the death of a woman who was found in the driveway of a home.
Surveillance tapes show that 22-year-old Brandin Botelho of Falmouth “went out of his way to hit the birds,” Yarmouth police say.
The five letters, obtained by the Globe, were authenticated by state officials.
Hundreds of people gathered at MIT on Saturday to celebrate the life of the former Genzyme executive.
Aaron Hernandez wanted to share a cell with men he said were like his “brother” and his “heart,” according to letters he wrote while behind bars.
A 23-year-old Swampscott man was standing in his living room when a bullet shot from outside struck him in the arm, police say.
The school’s feed was hacked Friday and temporarily taken over by “unknown miscreant(s),” campus police said.
Today is Saturday, May 20, the 140th day of 2017. There are 225 days left in the year.
An officer-involved shooting was reported Friday night in central New Hampshire.
The issue of how jurors were escorted to and from the Moakley Courthouse surfaced in a brief order that US District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. entered on Friday.
Organizers of Boston’s first “Write-In” hoped people would come and type out their stories in solidarity with refugees and immigrants.
Andrew Burian, a Holocaust survivor, will attend commencement ceremonies for two grandsons this weekend.
The dedication of a Station nightclub memorial marks an emotional milestone for survivors and relatives of the dead.
Three suffered from heat exhaustion, one a broken thumb and one a shoulder injury, a spokesman said.
The fire happened at 127 Shurtleff Ave. around 4:30 p.m. Friday.
When the bridge fully reopens in May 2018, the restored 110-year-old landmark might never look the same.
Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge announced Friday it will affiliate with Union Theological Seminary in New York.
The body was found in the area of Massachusetts Avenue, authorities said.
A Texas man who was serving probation for exposing himself to a 12-year-old girl in that state on Thursday pleaded guilty to a vicious rape in 2004 in Somerville.
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Maura Healey’s office said Mystic Valley Regional Charter School’s hair and makeup policy discriminates against students of color.
A man was hospitalized Friday afternoon after jumping three stories from a building in East Boston.
The tailor waiting in the lobby of the menswear factory — his eyes on the floor, his heart pounding in his chest — had already known the blackest depths of doubt and fear. Abdulkader Hayani was 29 years old, a refugee from Syria. He had escaped the war that had ground his country to dust, lost the career he’d spent a decade building, and somehow, despite the odds against it, steered himself, his wife and their four children to safety in the United States.
To some, Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s comments about pedestrian and bicycle safety seemed mundane. But to others, they were a call to arms, spurring a solemn vigil at City Hall.
Eight new priests are scheduled to be ordained in Lowell Saturday morning.
A dean at Yale University has been placed on leave after posting racially insensitive comments to a review website.
Charlie Baker is again warning that House GOP efforts to restructure the American health care system would hurt Mass.
The highway was closed in both directions following a fatal crash involving three vehicles, according to State Police.
Miranda Melanson and her girlfriend Learsi Ferrer became Somerville High School’s first same-sex prom royalty.
“Open Canal Street” is coming to the West End on Saturday, July 8, giving pedestrians the opportunity to walk freely about the neighborhood with no cars in sight.
The crash happened at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and the driver died early Friday.
The suspect in the murder of Luis Montanez, who was slain on Oct. 23, 2010, on Blue Hill Avenue, was tracked down in the Dominican Republic.
A 22-year-old man was killed Thursday night when his motorcycle veered into a guardrail and threw him into the air on Route 24 in Fall River, State Police said.
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Marshfield firefighters had to carry their equipment to a difficult to access dock in order to extinguish a fire on a 48-foot boat Thursday evening for their 20th call of the day, officials said.
A Lawrence boy who alerted police this week that his father was allegedly selling drugs had turned to the DCF year ago.
For the sixth straight day, Franklin police will resume their search for Michael Doherty.
The cool down starts Friday night, setting stage for weekend temperatures in the 60s.
Hundreds of people wearing yellow stickers that read “Safe Streets Now” gathered at City Hall Plaza Friday in response to recent comments from Boston Mayor Martin Walsh.
Garcia Figueroa and Selvin F. Garcia allegedly attacked Sergio Sanchez, who died, and a 33-year-old Lynn man.
Today is Friday, May 19, the 139th day of 2017. There are 226 days left in the year.
Christopher Campbell, 49, was sentenced to one year in the House of Correction, prosecutors said.
This fall, 40 former gang members are being paid to resume their education as part of an initiative called Boston Uncornered.
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Five firefighters were also injured in the fire at 41 Evelyn St., officials said.
As they say, numbers don’t lie.
The attorneys general want to prevent the elimination of payments that reduce out-of-pocket costs for low-income people.
Susan Collins is the most senior female senator in the Republican caucus.
The lack of minority representation is not a fluke, according to a federal voting rights lawsuit filed against the city Thursday.
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Police seized 212 grams of heroin and fentanyl, and issued an arrest warrant for the boy’s father.
There’s anger. There’s agitation. But most of all, there is impatience.
There’s something about going to the beach when you’re supposed to be somewhere else.
While other Harvard University students were writing papers for their senior theses, Obasi Shaw was busy rapping his.
The woman was never in danger of being struck by a train, a transit official said.
Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley, and its director, allowed bodies to decompose, among other violations, the state said.
The crash occurred in the driveway at Schofield Elementary School, where the child was not a student, police said.
The artifacts belong to the Adena people, a ground of Native Americans who thrived about 3,000 years ago.
This officer doesn’t need to take lunch breaks.
Mueller survived 13 years as FBI director in a town that floats on leaks, but he was never a leaker.
The first-of-its-kind case could serve as a template for how prosecutors investigate the construction industry and union contracts.
Boston police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in Framingham for the brazen Mother’s Day shooting of a pregnant woman.
Terrorist attacks around the world are rattling the folks who run the State House, so much so they have created a new position – director of security – and are on the verge of filling it.
The Massachusetts Dental Society has conducted a poll it says shows widespread concern about a new type of advanced dental hygienist, a sort of nurse practitioner of the dental world.
To some, the mayor’s comments about pedestrian and bicycle safety seemed mundane. To others, they were a call to arms.
A group of clergy and prisoners’ rights advocates is planning a sit-in outside Governor Charlie Baker’s office on Friday – the birthday of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X – in an effort to press the governor to investigate allegations of abuse in the state correction system and end practices such as solitary confinement, which the activists call “barbaric.”
Paul Fahey was found guilty of second-degree murder and was sentenced on Thursday. He’ll be eligible for parole in 15 years.
Kim Janey, a long-time education advocate, said she will make public education and the plight of people being displaced from their homes amid Boston’s building boom key issues in her bid to be the first woman elected to the city council from District 7, which includes Roxbury, the South End and parts of Dorchester.
Franklin police said they would be looking in harder-to-reach areas.
Two men were overcome by heat in East Boston. Lightning injured three in Randolph and killed a teenager in Rhode Island.
Former Florida governor and 2016 presidential hopeful Jeb Bush will speak at Boston College on June 8 to an annual finance conference.
Temperatures reached record heights Thursday around 1 p.m. when the thermometer at Logan International Airport hit 95 degrees.
The vehicle apparently crossed the median on the highway and crashed, State Police said.
Today is Thursday, May 18, the 138th day of 2017. There are 227 days left in the year.
Michael Feliz, 31, was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison, Middlesex prosecutors said.
Mueller served in Boston under William Weld, the US attorney at the time, and led the office when Weld took another job in the Justice Department.
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The ascension of Jessica Tang, who is Chinese-American, to the post will represent a generational shift in power.
The federal government has until next Monday to decide the fate of nearly 60,000 Haitians who have been allowed to stay and work in the United States after the 2010 earthquake that devastated their country.
Three years ago, Boston lost 742 beds for the homeless and 225 beds for those in recovery programs.
It’s the hundreds of other little-noticed blows to the head that professional athletes, and especially football players, endure each year that can prove even more problematic.
For some people, a Taunton police Facebook post about a woman with a lizard in her bra went too far.
A political deal struck six years ago to prop up the state's languishing horse-racing industry could be in jeopardy.
Can tree nuts play a role in battling cancer? It’s a question researchers are trying to answer.
The incident happened near the Savin Hill Yacht Club around 7:05 p.m. Wednesday.
Not so long ago, Bill Cosby would have scoffed at claims that racism can intrude when black men meet the justice system.
US Rep. Richard Neal of Springfield said President Trump’s tax plan will have a difficult reception in Congress because of questions about Russia’s role in the election.
Molly Doub was a math teacher at the International School of Boston, authorities said.
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Coastal communities welcome the first surge of beach-goers even if the water remains cold.
The project would finally give Boston Arts Academy a state of the art facility in the Fenway specifically designed for its unique needs.
Reenactors will battle to see what might have happened during the Siege of Boston.
The college’s officials said the donation will be used to create a new facility for the study of science, engineering, and technology on the campus in Lewiston.
A disabled homeless girl and her family will be transferred from Lowell to a shelter closer to her medical providers in Boston.
A 30-year-old Lenox man was arrested after he robbed a gas station in Newburyport Tuesday, police said.
In a statement to WMUR, Robert Fisher said he was resigning for the safety of himself, his girlfriend, and family.
The governors of Massachusetts and Vermont are urging Trump to maintain the nation’s commitment to the Paris climate accord.
Nathan Ulrich, 52, of Lee, N.H., is missing, along with a New York woman and her two children.
Amy Johnson, a PhD student and researcher, wants to know more about the agency’s internal social media policies and use of humor online.
In just under two hours in separate incidents, police seized two powerful firearms from juveniles, including a TEC-9.
A 10-foot mound is still lurking in the shadows in Chestnut Hill, as temperatures were expected to reach 80 degrees Wednesday — and even higher Thursday.
A 34-year-old man was hit in the shoulder by a falling tree branch Wednesday morning while working for Stump’s Tree Service in Framingham, officials said.
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An inebriated Milton man seen stumbling in Allston early Tuesday allegedly drew a loaded pistol on two people who stopped to make sure he was okay, officials said.
Michael Doherty, a Duke University student, never returned home after leaving a friend’s house early Sunday.
Forecasters are cheekily using the hashtag to describe the next few days, when high temperature records could be broken.
The victim, who is in his 50s, suffered life-threatening injuries, Boston police said.
Ram Jayakumar was last seen May 11 when he left home in his car, which was later found in Boston, police said.
Today is Wednesday, May 17, the 137th day of 2017. There are 228 days left in the year.
The boy was riding a scooter in the crosswalk when he was struck at about 3:30 p.m., Bridgewater police said.
Glenn P. Pearson, 60, pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzlement and other charges, the US Attorney’s office said.
Doug MacElhiney and Jennifer McGill have grown to love the trip from Hull to Boston so much that they got married on the boat.
Christopher Alonardo, 36, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and fined $10,000, officials said.
The intruder was escorted off by a sailor, but ran away before authorities arrived.
Hateful messages have become common companions for commuters, on benches, bus seats, and scribbled over subway signs.
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A man who tried to stab a police officer with a steak knife in a police station lobby has been arrested, authorities said Tuesday.
Robert K. Massie, longtime environmentalist and entrepreneur, addressed 200 supporters Tuesday in Somerville.
ROCKLAND, Maine — A Maine nonprofit group is receiving $240,000 from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to fund a project about disaster preparedness in the state in the era of sea level rise.
Ron Chevalier is loaded with stories of his long working life on Post Office Square.
Democrats Jay Gonzalez, Bob Massie, and Setti Warren all want to take on the Republican governor.
Josias Previlon lost his driver’s license, briefly, seven years ago. He didn’t expect that to end his career as an Uber driver. But at least for now, it has.
The meeting came after reports of racist epithets being hurled from Fenway Park stands.
Former WBZ reporter and now state Senate candidate Joe Shortsleeve has solved his Donald Trump problem.
The parading of the ducklings is a decade-old tradition at Grover Elementary School.
Advocates for safer streets said the Boston mayor, who made the comments during a live radio interview, was “victim blaming.”
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The state’s sharply rising health care costs have leaders on Beacon Hill looking to raise revenue.
A 70-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a car in Newburyport Tuesday morning, police said.
Hundreds of doctors across the country signed a letter to allow Haitians affected by the 2010 earthquake to stay in the US.
Improperly stored chemicals ignited and started the fire shortly after noon.
A Norfolk County jury on Tuesday convicted a 43-year-old Quincy man of second-degree murder in a brutal 2015 beating death of another man at a local bar.
The lizard “faces no charges at this time,” police wrote in a Facebook post that had some fun at the woman’s expense.
Both the driver and passenger were examined for minor injuries.
“Both the Boston School Committee and the superintendent have shown total indifference to settling the contract,” the union’s president said.
Government workers suspended without pay can collect workers compensation benefits, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled.
In the second part of a “Dr. Phil” interview, Jenkins Hernandez said reports about Hernandez’s sexuality were embarrassing and hurtful.
Nearly 70 percent of Massachusetts voters do not support legislation that would allow the state lottery to sell tickets online, a new survey has found.
A Boston emergency medical technician was injured after his ambulance was involved in a minor crash near the Roxbury Crossing MBTA station, officials said.
Michael Doherty, 20, failed to return home after attending a gathering on Phyllis Lane Sunday, Franklin police said.
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Temperatures will rise into the 70s, the first of a four-day period of warm weather that could see records broken on Thursday.
The Rev. Stephen Gemme resigned from his position at St. Bernadette Parish in Northborough in 2013.
Mass. provides millions in financial aid to private colleges and universities in the state, including some with endowments of $1 billion or more.
The organization claims Mystic Valley Regional Charter School is targeting students of color for punishment.
The time-honored tradition of getting sheepskins into the hands of newly minted graduates depends on teams working months in advance, far from the spotlight, on mundane tasks with tight deadlines.
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Oscar Duran, who was initially charged with racketeering conspiracy, faces new charges related to the killings.
Governor Baker’s capital budget includes $1 million for the Massachusetts Food Trust.
Among the multiple proposals to create or raise Massachusetts taxes is one commonly known as the millionaires tax, a plan to increase the income tax on earnings over $1 million.
Something special is happening at the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the leadership of Andris Nelsons.
The victim had been living in the abandoned house, where several other squatters were staying, neighbors said.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a New Bedford woman by the advocacy group GLAD.
Unfortunately for interested buyers, the replica ship doesn’t actually fly, despite the “For Sale” sign calling it a “great commuter” vehicle.
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As they picked up trash near the Concord River, Boy Scouts found a suspicious object that officials said contained a body.
The case illustrates a human dimension of Governor Baker’s push to reduce the number of homeless families in motels.
Darren Cromwell heard the N-word 44 years ago at Fenway and for years after found reasons to avoid going to the ballpark.
Today is Tuesday, May 16, the 136th day of 2017. There are 229 days left in the year.
The woman was struck trying to cross Memorial Drive about 5 p.m. on Sunday.
As of Monday afternoon, 227 payments have been made to the three bitcoin accounts linked to the cyberattack.
Said Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez of Hernandez’s suicide: “None of it is very believable to me.”
Anyone in Congress who wants to see Trump’s “tapes” will have to rely on the power of persuasion to get him to hand them over.
The 9-month-old dog urinated on the ground before the beating.
The 1913 car once belonged to Alice Longfellow and had been taken to Portland for the Magical History Tour.
Plainridge Park Casino brought in $14.3 million in gambling revenue in April, its best month since 2015.
The state’s highest court extended the American with Disabilities Act to mentally and physically disabled prisoners who seek parole.
At 86, George Andrew Jamieson is the oldest graduate from the UMass Amherst Stockbridge School of Agriculture’s class of 2017.
Thirty inches of snow and 90 degree days will both be happening in New England this week.
A tree crashed through the roof of a Chelsea school teacher’s car, injuring the man and trapping him inside the crushed vehicle Monday morning, Chelsea police said.
Four police officers with ties to Massachusetts are being honored today as part of a tribute to law enforcement officials killed in the line of duty.
A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion asked his iPhone’s voice-controlled virtual assistant Siri to call 911.
Large quantities of drugs were seized during the Saturday arrests.
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The Gold Star father who offered then-candidate Donald Trump his copy of the constitution during a DNC speech is speaking at the annual Bill of Rights Dinner tonight.
A motorist drove past traffic control gates at a crossing and hit the train, according to the MBTA.
Michael Doherty was last seen around 1:30 a.m. Sunday near Phyllis Lane “where he had been attending a gathering with some friends,’’ police said.
Spending on the facilities rose 18 percent from 2011 to 2016, even though the prison population declined 12 percent during that period.
Today is Monday, May 15, the 135th day of 2017. There are 230 days left in the year.
Economic activity generated by the music festival has risen about 70 percent from 2008 estimates, according to the study.
The woman was transported Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, police said.
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It’s not unusual for us to receive snow in mid-May. It is uncommon, though, to see temperatures swing from one extreme to the other so quickly.
“We’re getting a ton of them because people aren’t prepared for the winter conditions,” said a state official.
Police were alerted to the body floating in Saquatucket Harbor around 11 a.m., authorities said.
Residents will vote Monday on selectmen’s request to lower the town’s cap on property taxes by $1.5 million.
In the past year, the number of E-ZPasses in circulation has increased by 587,000, about 22 percent, according to the state.
Howard White Jr., who was stripped of his priesthood by the Episcopal Church, pleaded guilty to molesting a student in Boston.
On the table: taxes on millionaires, marijuana, soda, and more.
Planners hope the Pao Arts Center will become an anchor the neighborhood has been missing.
The swastikas came at the end of a week of sit-ins and meetings with administrators to discuss racial insensitivity.
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“This is great weather for growing grass. This is the kind of weather that plants like to start off with and . . . get ready for the spring and summer.” -- Alan Dunham, a meteorologist in the Taunton office of the National Weather Service, after the state’s drought was formally declared over.
“It’s like I somehow swiped left, but we ended up hooking up anyway,” the author said to a roar of laughter.
Participants donned purple ponchos as they made their way from Dorchester to City Hall.
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Mild winter and perfectly aligned weather means growers and agricultural experts are anticipating a peach rebound in 2017.
Four people were charged with drug possession and crimes related to drug sales in two separate incidents Saturday, Boston Police said.
Victim has not yet been identified.
Wet weather and chilly temperatures combined to bring snow to places from Western Mass. to Vermont and New Hampshire.
The Trump administration is weighing whether to end temporary protected status for those affected by the 2010 disaster.
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Egleston Square on Saturday night, officials said.
The victims were taken to Beverly Hospital, police said.
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The National Weather Service expects an average of 1 inch of rainfall throughout southern New England Saturday night into Sunday.
Boy Scouts cleaning trash along the river “observed something suspcious along the embankment,” authorities said.
Reuben Espaillat, 55, of Methuen died Saturday at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.
A conservative group’s free speech rally on Boston Common Saturday triggered a counter-protest by a progressive anti-fascist group.
God, mother and daughter sensed, wanted them to enter the ministry. And both said yes to the divine curveball that would reshape their lives.
Her father was not who he said he was. He had secrets, secrets that Lisa would uncover, years later, when she set out to answer the question that burned in her: Who am I?
Julia is energetic and described as having a big heart. She is bilingual and enjoys speaking Spanish whenever she has the opportunity.
UVM professor Catherine Donnelly was honored with a James Beard Award for her work as editor of “The Oxford Companion to Cheese.”
The crash happened at the intersection of Linwood and West Chestnut streets shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday morning.
The overcast day didn’t seem to deter the crowds who wandered the streets of Somerville enjoying free performances from area musicians.
Local cybersecurity companies say they’ve had no trouble protecting their clients against the ransomware attack that’s ravaging computers around the world.
After accepting an honorary degree, Richie relayed the story of when he told his father his plans to go into music.
Bird sightings from the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
The boy was struck at about noon Friday, according to the Worcester district attorney’s office.
It’s unknown if any candidates from outside the state are also in the running.
The idea that cutting off benefits would prevent pregnancies is ridiculous. Instead, it just made parents’ lives — and more importantly, their children’s lives — more difficult.
The two victims drove themselves to the hospital after the Saturday incident on Waverly Street.
Jasmine Reyes, 16, of Providence, was ejected from the vehicle late Friday night, State Police said.
Today is Sunday, May 14, the 134th day of 2017. There are 231 days left in the year. This is Mother’s Day.
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Cardinal Sean O’Malley is in Fátima, Portugal, for the canonization of two shepherd children by Pope Francis and posted an online video.
Marcus Camby received his UMass Amherst degree Friday — 24 years after he began taking classes at the university.
Daniel Christie, 35, of North Reading allegedly robbed a convenience store Friday morning.
Today is Saturday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2017. There are 232 days left in the year.
The storm forced the cancellation of the annual Ducklings Day at the Public Garden and Lilac Sunday at Arnold Arboretum to be rescheduled until Saturday.
Garfield Thomas, 32, and Jocelyn Vazquez, 31, of Roxbury allegedly passed fake $100 at a CVS and Home Depot store, police said.
Lexington police are investigating the Nazi symbol as a hate crime, officials said.
A Roslindale woman is facing charges that she tried to pass $12,000 worth of Suboxone to her husband during a court hearing in Attleboro.
US Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered the commencement address to 5,500 graduates at UMass Amherst on Friday.
Nearly 6,000 convicted drunk drivers in Mass. must prove they are sober to start their vehicles, and do so again, at random intervals, while driving.
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Kyle Gathers spent more than a decade in prison. Now he’s ready for a new chapter in his life.
The ceremony today at McGuirk Alumni Stadium started at 4:30 p.m.
The pig was safely rescued after wandering the streets of Melrose about 8 a.m Wednesday.
Arthur Peekel agreed to pay a $1,200 fine, participate in counseling and sex offender evaluation, and register as a sex offender for the next decade.
Mystic Valley Regional Charter School disciplined black and biracial students because of hairstyles that violate the school’s dress code policy.
From Saturday evening through much of Sunday it’s going to be wet. Just how wet and how windy remains in question.
Is President Trump secretly taping his White House meetings?
Commuters are being urged to take the Route 39 bus between Brigham Circle and Heath Street during the stoppage.
Police posted surveillance video of the suspect who engaged in a “targeted attack” on an Elmwood Road residence.
Angel Feliz, who met Lina Bolanos through her aunt, said the ceremony was “very, very emotional.”
An exhaustive search for a man who allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend in a Lowell apartment building came to a stunning end Friday.
The girls at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School have been given detention, kicked out of after-school sports, and banned from the prom.
The future of legalized recreational marijuana use in Vermont hinged Thursday on a decision by Republican Governor Phil Scott.
Nicholas Markos, 70, of Lynn was sentenced to one year of probation to be served in home confinement and was ordered to pay over $2 million in restitution, the US Attorney’s office said.
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An order has raised fears that the administration could disband the commission or pack it with new appointees.
It’s the fourth year that the mother duck has returned to this school to lay her eggs.
May 12, 1934: An enormous headline in the Globe shouts “Vast Dust Blanket Over New England.” The story goes on to explain: “A dust cloud 1,500 miles long and 900 miles across, born on the parched topsoil of the Dakotas, Minnesota, and Illinois, and carried by high winds that originated on the Pacific Coast and swept down on the North Atlantic states in a semicircular movement along the northern border of the United States, gave New England yesterday its first dust storm of mid-continent origin in the history of the white man.” Weather researchers from MIT take to the air in a plane to determine the scope of the cloud. Their estimate: 17,000 feet thick above Boston.
The man charged with two doctors’ murders might have been in a position to kill them because he was the beneficiary of mercy.
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A group of black students at Harvard announced they would hold their own graduation ceremony. But the event is hardly unique.
“I said, ‘OK, busted!’” said the owner of J.P. Licks. “I was expecting it. I was surprised it took them three or four years to catch on to it.”
No evidence of foul play was found in the drowning death last summer of 7-year-old Kyzr Willis in South Boston.
The former US senator — who will soon be in New Zealand — is inserting himself in the Massachusetts Senate race.
Jay Gonzalez has criticized the Baker administration. But in ’09, as a Deval Patrick staffer, he was caught up in a hiring scandal.
Grab your (foam) swords, strap on your (foam) shields, and prepare for an epic battle of “Game of Thrones” proportions.
The Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus has long honored men who have advocated for women’s causes.
When the Globe tried to root out the facts about the appointment, aides to Governor Charlie Baker said the man’s resume was not a public document.
Police knew the suspect had a gun and he ran when officers spotted him.
Schumer asks Rosenstein detailed questions about his involvement in Trump’s firing of Comey.
A shelter in place advisory was lifted late Thursday, but police continued to search for Ross Elliott.
The cruiser allegedly stolen by Daniel Egan, 36, of Plymouth finally rolled to a stop in the 400 block of Main Street in Plympton, police said.
Police search for suspects after Taunton shooting.
Victor Rosario was freed from prison after a judge ordered a new trial to determine his role in a deadly 1982 fire.
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For the first time in months, there are no parts of Massachusetts that are drier than normal.
The weather the next couple of days will be similar to what we have seen the past several days, before shifting into stormy conditions Saturday.
A service will be held Friday at the Gate of Heaven Church in the South Boston neighborhood where the couple lived.
More than half of people polled said they believe incarceration does more harm than good, according to the results.
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The mayor and police commissioner stopped by to say a few words at the annual banquet.
The man was found in the water near the Hampton River Marina Tuesday night, NH State Police said.
The swift verdict vindicated the labor leader, Michael P. Monahan, who has been accused of threatening a fellow union member with a baseball bat.
This president’s repeated and blatant attacks on democracy are intolerable.
The extortion trial of two top aides to Mayor Walsh has been scheduled for January, two months after the election.
In each of the past two years, there has been a significant drop in the number of confirmed and probable cases of Lyme disease reported to Massachusetts’ public health agency.
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A duck in Danvers had a happy early Mother’s Day after members of the town police, fire, and public works departments rescued her ducklings from a storm drain Wednesday.
They are six students from towns 23 miles apart. They met as freshman and discovered they’d been in a triplets play group as children.
The two-year survey on Plainridge Park Casino found that 40 percent of new hires said they “needed work” at the time.
A teenage girl faces gun and drug charges after a shooting that left a 14-year-old boy with a head wound.
The clip of the 20-year-old future president was made during a public speaking course in 1937.
An 84-year-old woman crashed through the front of a 7-Eleven in Fairhaven Wednesday morning, officials said.
The number of drug deaths in the state during the first three months of 2017 showed a slight decline.
The estate of a Connecticut teenager struck and killed by a commuter rail train in 2014 is suing the MBTA and its former contractor.
An Eastham man has died after his boat overturned in Great Pond Tuesday evening, officials said.
George Heath, who died after protecting others from a man with a knife, was posthumously awarded the Carnegie Medal.
Boston firefighters battled a two-alarm fire in a house on Neponset Avenue in Hyde Park, fire officials said.
Ricky Early says he doesn’t think Sen. Elizabeth Warren is doing enough for Massachusetts. So he’s making his opinion known.
Authorities said a person who was injured in last week’s crash has died, bringing the death toll to four.
Two men were convicted in a scheme to steal records of phone upgrade eligibility, obtain $330,000 worth of phones, and re-sell them.
“Wally” reportedly lived in a West Springfield home for more than 20 years. Less than a year after he was moved to a local zoo, he passed away.
A coastal storm with unseasonably cool temperatures and rain is heading into the region this weekend.
Here’s a rundown of what’s coming up today.
A man was fatally injured when he was struck by an MBTA commuter rail train in North Andover Tuesday night, Transit Police said.
Malone Kidanemariam, 25, turned himself into Boston police Tuesday and is currently charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing death.
One man suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in South Boston around midnight Tuesday, according to Boston Emergency Medical Services.
The boater was reached about 100 ft. from shore by two members of a Barnstable dive team.
Envision Boston Giving is providing students with free eye exams and glasses from a local optometrist.
The fatal stabbing and shootings happened over the weekend and late last month.
Malone Kidanemariam turned himself in to police Tuesday night and was arrested.
A letter from a Jesuit leader says O’Malley “strongly opposed” the idea because it would threaten all-girls high schools in the area.
The boy, who is expected to survive, was taken to Tufs Medical Center in Boston.
Naloxone would be readily available under a plan the city is considering.
Bradley alleged the cable network had aired images of him recovering from a gun shot wound in a Florida hospital.
Boston’s three exam schools are not admitting enough students of color to reflect the city’s racial diversity, a study said.
Cara Pekarcik, a biology teacher, received the award Tuesday. “Without a doubt, my biggest thanks goes to students here at North Quincy.”
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A proposed law would require that animal abuse be reported by human service agencies and that animal control officers report suspected abuse of children, the elderly, and the disabled.
The 23 fire engines set for their Boston debut this year will be equipped with foam, a frothy substance that can be powerfully effective in helping to douse certain blazes.
Envision Boston Giving is providing students with free eye exams and glasses from a local optometrist.
The letter, targeting a Muslim resident who ran for selectman, is one of a rising number of anti-Muslim incidents, a new report says.
BC High has gone through many changes in its 154-year history.
William Evans and Dan Conley gave different information during separate news conferences about the deaths of two people in South Boston.
Gosder Cherilus, born in Haiti, wants to become one of the area’s few successful minority real estate developers.
The request follows the discovery of swastikas in bathrooms at Pierce Middle School in December and in March.
Harvard researchers found out what many parents already know: Getting mental health care for a child can be especially difficult.
■ HOVERBOARD BLAZE A fire in a Hingham home Monday was caused by a hoverboard that was being charged, officials said. The one-alarm blaze broke out around 4:05 p.m. at 163 East St. An investigation found that the source of the combustion appeared to be near the self-balancing, two-wheeled hoverboard, a finding that was corroborated by a family member, Fire Chief Robert Olsson said in a statement. Damage to the house has been set at $200,000, officials said.
A federal judge ordered the elite exam school to turn over internal communications related to Harvard’s use of race in its admissions process.
A federal judge order the elite public school to turn over internal communications related to Harvard’s use of race in its admissions process.
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A Connecticut resident said she was making brownies, and turned around to find the bear standing at the door.
A Superior Court judge vacated Hernandez’s first-degree murder conviction for the 2013 shooting of Odin L. Lloyd.
A prayer service will be held Wednesday when Lynnway Auto Auction reopens after last week’s incident.
A fire in a Hingham home Monday afternoon was caused by a hoverboard that was being charged, officials said.
Bampumim Teixeira, a 30-year-old Chelsea man, is accused of killing two doctors in their luxury South Boston condo.
A judge has already made a preliminary finding in the wrongful death suit that Aaron Hernandez was at fault in Lloyd’s death, a lawyer said.
Lincoln Police said 61-year-old Eugene Thornberg, of Wayland, lost control of his bike and fell beneath the tires of a truck.
Jack Fischer, an MIT alumnus, will talk about what it’s like to live 220 miles above Earth.
The downtown building boom continues, but the latest addition to the Financial District isn’t an office tower or a high-rise packed with multi-million-dollar luxury condos.
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A disabled train at the Boylston Street station in Downtown Boston caused earlier delays.
Family and colleagues of Richard Field and Lina Bolaños grieved for the couple after they were killed over the weekend.
The man got trapped in a section of recirculating, churning water and was unconscious when he was released and swept downriver.
The proposal calls for redeveloping a former branch library and adjacent land.
In the wake of Hernandez’s suicide, a judge said the court “has no choice” but to throw out his conviction in the murder of Odin Lloyd.
Temperatures will reach only into the 50s Tuesday and there is a chance for scattered showers across Eastern Massachusetts into the evening.
Anthony Virgilio, charged in 2015 with OUI and leaving the scene of an accident, landed a newly created $72,000-a-year job for a member of Governor Baker’s Cabinet.
Curriculum changes are being pushed by a statewide coalition seeking to improve serious illness care.
The condo building where two doctors were killed Friday altered the neighborhood’s skyline when it was constructed a decade ago.
A member of the Penobscot tribe in Maine is said to have inspired the Cleveland Indians’ cartoonish logo. Today, the tribe says it’s time for a change.
The woman, who is 30 years old and has not been otherwise identified, was airlifted to Boston Medical Center with serious injuries.
An Arizona man arrested late last month in St. Louis was brought back to Massachusetts on Monday to face charges in a 1988 double murder in Roxbury.
Among the four murders Friday during a violent night in Boston was a fatal shooting in Mattapan that sent a terrified father and his infant ducking for cover, neighbors said Monday.
To counter this trend, state authorities are working with local law enforcement to step up scrutiny of 18- to 34-year-old men to make sure they are following the law.
There was “no evidence whatsoever” that the man accused in the deaths of two people in South Boston had a “personal relationship” with them, officials said.
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Nine years before he shot at police officers, Tizaya Robinson huddled with them to seek justice.
The rail line serves predominately minority neighborhoods, but other lines also had cancellations.
Asked if he missed his CBS show, Letterman noted that his wife wishes he were out of the house.
More than 170 students and 530 guests have signed up for the student-organized event designed to celebrate the unique struggles and achievements of black students.
The man accused of murdering two people in South Boston robbed the same Boston bank twice, each time threatening to shoot people, records show.
The closings will allow shoppers to stroll the Back Bay during “Open Newbury Street.”
Two fishermen were rescued at Collier Ledge early Sunday morning after their starter battery died, the Hyannis Fire Department said.
Bampumim Teixeira is accused in the murder of two South Boston doctors.
Boston police early Friday morning recovered a car stolen from a pizza delivery driver in Malden.
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A tribute posted on the Falmouth, Maine, police website said Kyle Milliken heroically answered the call to serve his country.
The incident that claimed the life of 29-year-old Rick Archer is still under investigation.
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Police do not know whether the suspects were able to steal anything from the Pump’n Pantry.
Investigators believe speed was a factor in the crash, which happened at 7:18 p.m. near 354 Elm St.
Donald Delaney, who was shot in the head Friday night, has been released from the hospital.
Bampumim Teixeira, 30, was a security guard at the Dorchester Avenue complex, records show.
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The trooper was working a road construction detail near exit 32 on Interstate 95.
Those who knew the two doctors killed said they were baffled as to why anyone would want to hurt the accomplished, beloved physicians.
“I feel like I lost a friend,” said a patient of Field. The doctor was one of two people killed Friday in South Boston.
Police thanked all who assisted in the search when they reported that 15-year-old Amaya Carter-Tawa had been found safe.
Soldier On offers a regulation-averse and relatively independent life for veterans who use its 210 transitional and permanent beds.
Martin B. Kraft was stripped of his private investigator’s license for failing to disclose on his application that his firearm had been revoked when he was a Boston Police officer.
Massachusetts could be a big loser if the House bill passed on Thursday becomes law.
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Former president Barack Obama zoomed into Dorchester Sunday to receive the annual John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
First Light Resort and Casino hangs in limbo, an afterthought to major casinos under construction in Everett and Springfield.
Barack Obama spoke at the ceremony where he received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
Linsey Malia, of Easton, and one other student died after a personal watercraft hit their boat in Copenhagen.
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Medford officials have invited residents concerned about the increase in aircraft noise to a public meeting Monday evening.
Milford police said on Twitter that they were on the scene of the attack.
Police found the man, who was in his twenties, near 46 Rexford Street at about 9:49 p.m. Friday.
Barack Obama told a Boston audience that congressional Republicans were effectively helping the rich at the expense of everyone else.
Although voter turnout in the French presidential election Sunday was lower than usual, it was still well above most US elections.
Overlooked and underfunded, Mass. county jails face a rising tide of inmate suicides.
About 40 former circus performers — most of them clowns — will be in Providence on Sunday to bid adieu to the Greatest Show on Earth.
Damon is a loving and affectionate eleven-year-old boy who would benefit from a supportive family that could expose him to new kinds of activities.
The gathering of more than 100 people came amid an apparent rising tide of bigotry and prejudice.
The protesters walked onto land in a state forest where crews were clearing treess for the pipeline, State Police said.
Damages to the triple decker on Harvard Street was estimated at $500,000, a fire official said.
The 24-year-old lost control and hit an electronic traffic sign, causing the car to roll over into the median, State Police said.
The Defense Department said Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken was killed during an operation Thursday.
The men, in their 20s, were stabbed in separate incidents within a quarter-mile of each other, police said.
A Braintree police officer remained hospitalized Saturday morning.
The Macallen Building at 141 Dorchester Ave. describes itself as a luxury residential building in South Boston.
Drs. Richard Field and Lina Bolanos were anesthesiologists who were engaged, and their deaths left behind “an inescapable void.”
MassDOT is removing the now-unused booths, which have been replaced by electronic tolling.
Boston police exchanged gunshots with a man, wounding him, before finding the two victims dead in a penthouse unit of a luxury building.
Boston College High School has experienced a sharp decline in applications, prompting trustees to explore ways to reverse the trend.
A Braintree police officer was shot Friday night at a Motel 6 by a suspect who was holed up in a room and later found dead there.
Elenilson “Siniestro” Gustavo Gonzalez-Gonzalez, 31, who was deported to El Salvador in 2012, was charged with illegal entry.
In Boston, approximately an inch of rain fell over the course of an hour before it began to slow down shortly before 7 p.m..
Theodore C. Landsmark’s visit to McCormack Middle School opened a discussion that was by turns lofty and visceral.
In this world, what Republicans did on Thursday is cynical, but it’s not necessarily suicidal.
Relatives recalled Leezandra Aponte, one of three killed in the crash, as a woman who held her family in the highest regard.
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The employee who struck and killed three people had a suspended license, the Lynnway Auto Auction announced on Friday.
The note was released in a court document Friday.
In his final letter to his fiancee before his apparent suicide last month, Aaron Hernandez told her his fate was preordained.
Four students who ate the brownies were taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as a precaution Friday morning.