At the very least, the decision to dump a Dorchester based nonprofit for a Kentucky-based for-profit company looks bad. Real bad. 7:52 p.m.
At 46, Esther Duflo of MIT is the youngest person ever and only the second woman to be awarded the economics prize in the 50 years it has been awarded. 7:51 p.m.
The Worcester County House of Correction is among the Massachusetts jails with varying approaches to help inmates recover. 7:27 p.m.
The woman was in the parking lot of the Bridges by EPOCH assisted living home, according to the management of the facility 7:16 p.m.
Some areas could see 1 to 3 inches of rain Wednesday night, the most since early September. 5:23 p.m.
The man, who is in his late 40s, was welding on a tank when some fumes accumulated near an ignition source. 4:29 p.m.
Police say they found heroin, marijuana, and $166,000 in cash in Greenock Street apartment. 1:32 p.m.
Steve Pemberton on Monday became the first candidate to drop out of the Democratic primary race for the US Senate, delivering a blistering attack on his own party as he exited. 12:56 p.m.
Learn about some fascinating icons of US history during two upcoming programs at the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History.
The Ipswich Lions Club will present the 24th annual Ipswich Chowderfest Saturday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3:07 p.m.
Somerville’s Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a series of free flu vaccine clinics for residents age 3 and older. 3:06 p.m.
Longtime restaurant veteran Nelson Perlera finally became an owner in his own right when he opened El Jalisco Mexican Grill on Cabot Street in Beverly this past August. 3:00 p.m.