In honor of International Women’s Day, here’s a serendipitous sampler of notable women and events in Massachusetts history.
Olivia Falcigno and Olivia Nadel helped with research for this story.
The unthinkable has been an all-too-common companion in two small neighboring towns, where six young people took their lives in the short span of 30 months. The questions keep coming: What is happening? And why? And when will it stop?Continue reading »
For the first time, Peter DeMarco and officials from Cambridge Health Alliance, the parent company of Somerville Hospital, sat face to face — more than two years after Laura Levis’s death.Continue reading »
A funeral Mass was said Saturday for Christopher Roy, 36, who died Dec. 9 while battling a five-alarm blaze in Worcester.Continue reading »
The finger has been the source of much consternation in the small town of Westford, Vt. Was it some kind of political protest? Senior prank? Neighborly dispute?Continue reading »
Costly new projects in Belmont, Needham, and other towns could price some elderly out of their homes. Are there ways to ease the burden?Continue reading »
Cosby, 81, is serving a three- to 10-year state prison sentence for sexually assaulting a woman in his suburban Philadelphia mansion in 2004.Continue reading »
The victim’s injuries were not expected to be life threatening, police said.Continue reading »
I hope that every single man in Massachusetts politics who has objectified and harassed women is losing sleep at night, worrying his names will come out.Continue reading »
Racial profiling is in the news, including after a proposal by Hillary Clinton to eliminate it.Continue reading »