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Weymouth considers joining Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

Mayor Robert Hedlund is looking into getting Weymouth out of the municipal water business and, instead, getting the town’s water from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.

Colby College's president, David Greene, on Main Street in Waterville, in front of the Bill and Joan Alfond Main Street Commons, one of the college’s revitalization projects in the Maine city’s downtown.

Maine college invests in once-struggling mill town, hoping rising tide will lift both

For Colby College, which often seemed further removed than the two miles to Waterville's downtown, it’s a chance to give back to the city for the benefit of both.

Plane carrying medical patient crashes during takeoff in Vinalhaven Maine

A pilot, a patient and an EMT were on board the single-engine Cessna 207 when it crashed shortly after 5 p.m. Friday at Vinalhaven Airport. The pilot and EMT suffered minor injuries, officials said.

Chemical incident forces evacuation of Woburn industrial building

A level 3 hazmat situation was declared at the building on Roessler Road, but there were no injuries, according to the state fire marshal's office.

The concert hall under construction at Groton Hill Music Center.

With a new building and name, Indian Hill creates ‘a gathering space centered around music’

Set to open in fall 2022, the Groton Hill Music Center will be the new home of Indian Hill Music.

Should Massachusetts public colleges and universities be tuition-free?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

On Sept. 23, Norfolk Animal Control Officer Hilary Cohen helped rescue this barred owl that was tangled up in some netting.

A barred owl finds freedom once again

An owl is rescued, an inflatable doll raises suspicions, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

From left, Mark Murray stands with his siblings Thomas Murray, Maureen Wall, and Ted Murray next to the latest addition to the Burlington Sculpture Park, a sculpture by Dale Rogers of two cardinals resting atop a heart.

A sculpture of two ‘love birds’ tells a Burlington couple’s story

“We want people to enjoy [the sculpture],” said daughter Maureen Wall, “and hopefully want to learn about our parents’ lives if they didn’t know them.”