Police say Victor DosSantos was likely involved in at least three incidents, including one in which a 12-year-old boy was hit in the left eye.
Police say Victor DosSantos was likely involved in at least three incidents, including one in which a 12-year-old boy was hit in the left eye.
The criminal probe focuses on whether former troopers violated the law by receiving complimentary guns after negotiating a deal with a firearms dealer.
Thousands of mourners are expected to gather in Hanover Friday morning to pay their final respects to a fallen Weymouth police sergeant who was killed in the line of duty earlier this week.
A 23-year-old man suffered the injury at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday when a cow swung its head and hit the man in the face.
The Boston Fire Department responded to the fire at 320 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester at approximately 6:40 a.m. Friday morning.
Officials from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative announced Theresa Lund was on leave “effective immediately.”
The pleasant weather will continue into Saturday, but with cooler temperatures and increasing clouds, with a high near 73.
Daniel Emilio Frias Segura was ordered detained following a hearing in federal court in Boston Thursday, official said.
The kids plan to visit the Weymouth police station soon to donate the money to a fund set up for the Chesna family.
July 20, 2018
Today is Friday, July 20, the 201st day of 2018. There are 164 days left in the year.
Stephen Cote was apprehended in Lakewood less than one month after he was added to the state’s most wanted fugitive list.
A new bill pits two of Baker’s strongest GOP tenets — supporting law enforcement and his pledge against new fees — against each other.
The man was flown by helicopter to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, an official said.
Federal regulators Thursday announced that they will allow fishermen they had banned from fishing to sell their quota to other vessels, a move that city officials said they hoped will help the local economy.
Brian Schweizer has worked in Pi Alley for 12 years, but how the downtown shortcut got its name is a mystery to him. “I have no idea,” Schweizer said. He’s not alone.
Parking has long favored the people who own the spots. But now parking apps are empowering parkers.
Prosecutors plan to retry Kyle Pam on indictments of larceny from a person over 60, money laundering, uttering, embezzlement, and perjury.
Six people were stung by bees Thursday morning in Manchester, N.H., after a tree fell and cracked open a large beehive.
Bob Massie may not have secured the Democrats’ endorsement for governor earlier this year, but he has an unexpected — and unwelcome — supporter.
Advocates who want to keep Massachusetts’ transgender antidiscrimination law on the books have reserved nearly $1 million in TV time, according to a spokesman for the campaign.
Where have sharks been spotted in Mass.? Off the Cape.
A small group of Boston-area caregivers and other supporters held a 24-hour vigil demanding that families be reunited.
A Norfolk man was taken to the hospital Tuesday after he reported having difficulty breathing while using chemicals to clean a home.
You can never be too careful.
With all of the talk about shark sightings off Cape Cod lately, some beachgoers might wonder whether they are at risk.
He’s challenging Joe Kennedy III with no hope of victory, but Gary Rucinski isn’t your typical political also-ran.
The two events will pit long-term Democratic incumbents against popular progressive challengers in two of the most high-profile races in the Sept. 4 primary.
Ellen Fleming’s stint as a member of the 1 percent was fleeting. But she’s totally OK with it.
Nearly 100 firefighters battled heat and difficult conditions to douse a three-alarm blaze at a Coolidge Corner lighting store Thursday afternoon.
The suspect fled to Mexico after the alleged murder, and five days later he was arrested.
President Trump approved the declaration Thursday, freeing up federal money to help with the costs of repair and snow removal following the storm.
The settlement also waives the charges imposed on organizers of the Women’s March on Jan. 20.
Christopher Durham, of West Boylston, appeared at Westborough District Court and then stole a motorcycle shortly afterward, officials said.
Police in Manchester, N.H., say they made the discovery as they investigated a report of shots fired in the apartment.
Amid opposition from the governor and federal prosecutor, lawmakers voted to form a study commission instead.
Gerald Vick allegedly pulled a gun from his waistband while running from officers along Geneva Avenue Wednesday, Boston police said.
Mark Moriarty is due to be arraigned in Somerville District Court on gun trafficking charges for allegedly selling firearms to undercover State Troopers.
About 3,000 police officers paid their last respects to slain Weymouth Police Sergeant Michael C. Chesna at a Hanover church.
A witness said the man hobbled out of the store leaving behind a trail of blood and was driven to the hospital by a companion.
Ira Harrison was arraigned on charges of murder and unlawful firearm possession in connection with the shooting of Christian Rivera.
The initial investigation indicated that speed was a factor and that the car lost control and rolled over multiple times.
Naeem Miles, 21, of Mattapan, and Adilson Fernandes, 20, of Dorchester, were arrested Tuesday night, police said.
The Vermont Standard’s staff is currently operating out of a local library.
Gay, lesbian, and transgender Ugandans can be sentenced to life in prison in the African country.
July 19, 2018
Today is Thursday, July 19, the 200th day of 2018. There are 165 days left in the year.
Each individual possessed more than one striped bass over 28 inches, the daily limit per person, police said.
Jose Adan Martinez Castro, 29, known by the street name “Chucky” was sentenced to 19 1/2 years in federal prison, prosecutors said.
On Wednesday, the House passed its version of the legislation that would repeal a set of abortion restrictions that had not been enforced in the state for decades.
T officials showed off the first of 24 new trolleys that are sleeker, roomier, and have new gadgets, such as video screens and sensors that will count passengers.
Historic Boston Incorporated agreed to purchase the property and work with the community on future plans for the site, the city announced Wednesday.
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Boston’s School Committee approved a separation agreement Monday, in apparent violation of the open meeting law, with Tommy Chang, the former superintendent of the city’s public schools.
The Massachusetts Republicans running for the US Senate will fit right in with the dutiful doormats in the caucus they hope to join.
Reynold Buono, 72, was returned to the United States last month from Thailand to face child rape charges.
The monk admitted to the abuse in 2013, but the abbey did not inform the plaintiff or pay for him to receive treatment, the lawsuit states.
However, we’re also unlikely to see any days with bright blue skies and low humidity.
On the occasion of a replica Viking longship docked in Plymouth: There a lot of misinformation about the famous seafarers.
July 19, 1970: The Globe reports that colleges and universities up and down the East Coast are making moves to restrict anti-war politicking on campus.
A 46-year-old man died Wednesday as a result of an industrial accident at a hospital in Concord, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said in a statement.
Jorge Chavarria-Rosa was accused of violating a judge’s order that he not leave his home, but now he has permission to leave for work.
The State Police say they have brought in a familiar face to consult and bring change to the department: former state public safety secretary Kathleen O’Toole.
The tornado touched the ground around 4 p.m. west of Ashford Lake in Ashford and stayed there for approximately one minute.
A veteran MBTA employee was arrested by Transit Police for allegedly stealing $5,000 in cash from a backpack a passenger left behind.
Brookline firefighters responded to 187 Harvard St. Wednesday morning and put out a small fire.
A group of boaters got to witness a rare sight last weekend: a great white shark having a meal.
Police say they found more than 200 Oxycontin pills, thousands of Xanax pills, and anabolic steroids in a home in Peabody Tuesday afternoon.
Tuesday’s high wind gusts also brought down trees and power lines, causing thousands of outages.
Just be courteous and think about the people who might use that bike after you.
A Billerica man has been identified by Boston police as the alleged driver of a car in a Dorchester crash last month that fatally injured a motorcyclist.
A 59-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car Tuesday night near the Barnstable-Mashpee line, authorities said.
Officials believe the bear entered the residence through a door, somehow got stuck inside, and injured the woman while attempting to escape.
Liberal lawmakers had wanted the budget to prohibit police from performing some federal immigration duties.
Massachusetts leaders think it’s time to apply the state’s Yankee ingenuity — its potent mix of brainpower and technology prowess — to solving the problems of aging.
A Connecticut woman says she and her 11-year-old son were eating the grapes together when they found the spider.
A serial rapist was sentenced Wednesday for raping women on the Esplanade and in South Boston in 2006, 2007, and 2010.
Boston police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who was inside the restaurant at the time of the shooting.
Sunny, dry weather is expected for the rest of the week.
A Lowell man is now facing stalking charges following a monthslong investigation by Lowell and Winchester police.
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, created to honor a New York City firefighter killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, announced it will pledge $100,000 to the family of Weymouth Police Sergeant Michael Chesna.
The shortfall is the consequence of the state’s failure to update its 25-year-old formula for doling out aid, according to the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center.
The mayor is taking a two-day trip to Republican-leaning districts in Ohio and Indiana where Democrats are vying for congressional seats.
After 40 years and 40,000 miles on their bicycle, two Sharon women continue on an epic cycling quest thanks to a little voice that told them it was time to go electric.
July 18, 2018
Today is Wednesday, July 18, the 199th day of 2018. There are 166 days left in the year.
Revere and State Police are investigating the shooting of a 33-year-old man at a home on Campbell Avenue in Revere early Tuesday morning.
The woman was struck near 100 Falmouth Road and taken to Cape Cod Hospital, a fire official said.
Houses in Danvers, Sterling and Townsend were struck by lightning Tuesday as severe thunderstorms rolled across Massachusetts.
The fallout in the aftermath of the arrest of Alli Bibaud forced the head of the State Police and three members of the command staff to retire.
On any given night, about 360 unaccompanied youths and young adults are believed to be homeless in Boston. The city won $4.9 million in federal funding to combat the problem.
Several locations in Massachusetts recorded more than two inches of rain Tuesday.
Visiting hours for Weymouth police Sergeant Michael Chesna are Thursday, with a funeral Mass on Friday.
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Thunderstorms that flooded commuter rail tracks in Natick and Wachusett, causing delays of a half-hour or more on the Worcester line.
The captain of the Provider notified Air Station Cape Cod shortly after 2 p.m. that a crew member was experiencing abdominal pain, the Coast Guard said.
The controversial pastor challenging Governor Baker framed the “conspiracy theory” as evidence of what he called a corrupt culture on Beacon Hill — even as he struggled to provide a single concrete example.
The Draken Harald Hårfagre’s stop was part of an expedition that will stretch from Maine to South Carolina, spreading the history of the renowned seafaring culture.
The Worcester area was slammed Tuesday afternoon as thunderstorms rolled through Massachusetts, with flash flooding crippling some of the city’s streets.
A prosecutor said Tuesday that he expects a grand jury to indict a Springfield man whose arrest in a kidnapping case led investigators to find the bodies of three women on at his home.
It may fall to Attorney General Maura Healey to make sure the merger doesn’t come at the expense of community hospitals and the patients they serve.
A backlog in emergency departments slows treatment for mentally ill patients and creates stress for doctors and nurses, who are generally not well-trained to manage patients who might be psychotic, violent, or suicidal.
One of the accused priests was the subject of a letter written in 1992 to the late Cardinal Bernard Law that graphically described sexual abuse faced by its author.
Night Shift Brewing, a popular craft brewer, was approved to open one beer garden near the Hatch Shell, and a second one along the Charles River in Brighton.
Fatima Breton, 57, was hiking when she suffered a medical emergency during a school-sponsored trip to Ecuador, officials said.
A campaign spokesman said the reservation is an initial effort to make sure people vote yes on Question 3 on Election Day.
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston is one of four institutions that will be participating in the research.
Boston police arrested a 15-year-old boy Sunday afternoon in Mattapan shortly after he allegedly threatened to rob a person at gunpoint, according to officials.
Authorities say a University of Massachusetts Boston graduate student has died during a school-sponsored trip to Ecuador.
Eddie Benitez of Fall River was swimming in South Watuppa Pond Tuesday afternoon, when his friends noticed he was struggling and did not come out of the water.
A local photographer’s time-lapse video shows just how menacing Tuesday afternoon’s storms appeared to be as they moved through Fitchburg.
Boston police recovered three loaded firearms and arrested three suspects in the span of two days, according to officials.
William Kelley resigned after Dartmouth administrators recommended that the school revoke his tenure and end his employment.
Transit Police Monday arrested Marc Meadowcroft, an alleged serial graffiti vandal whose familiar tag was recently spotted in an MBTA station.
The Boston area will still see some showers until about 7:30 p.m., but the worst of the severe storms have moved off shore, according to the National Weather Service.
Like thousands of families separated by the administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy, two teenage boys are facing a discouraging bureaucratic maze to reunite with their father.
The bear somehow got inside the woman’s home about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in Groton, N.H.
Weymouth police are warning people of possible scam phone calls requesting donations for the family of fallen police officer Michael Chesna.
Firefighters quickly doused the two-alarm blaze Tuesday morning.
The events began when police responded to a 911 call of an erratic driver speeding and driving over lane markers into oncoming traffic near South Shore Hospital.
Warm and humid air is expected to fuel rain and storms in much of Massachusetts on Tuesday.
The probe follows an investigation by the Boston Globe and USA Today that showed 60 VA nursing homes — including one in Bedford, Mass. — rated only one out of five stars for quality.
A lawyer for Emanuel Lopes said he has “been unable to speak with him in any coherent fashion” about the case, but the judge decided Lopes was aware of what was happening.
Thunderstorms have been bringing down trees, branches, and wires, and flooding roads as they’ve rolled from the west to the east across the state.
The $2.93 million that Warren aides said the Cambridge Democrat raked in between April and June was nearly 10 times the amount any of the three Republicans running in the Sept. 4 primary raised in the same time frame.
July 17, 2018
Renan DaSilva, 32, was charged with motor vehicle homicide and operating under the influence in connection to a two-car collision on July 8 that killed a Somerville man, prosecutors said.
A captain in the Bristol County sheriff’s office was convicted Sunday by a federal jury.
Marc Meadowcroft’s history of vandalism dates back to 2015 when he tagged the Boylston Street trolley. He was arrested Monday on multiple outstanding warrants for vandalism, officials said.
A mother from Brazil who fled to the United States seeking safety from abuse encountered a “nightmare” when her son was taken from her by the government.
Governor Charlie Baker’s plan would require at-risk schools to submit contingency closure plans, and also to notify students if the schools are at significant risk of closing.
“My son would be so proud and I have never been prouder to be from Weymouth,” said Minnie Chesna, mother of officer Michael Chesna, who was killed along with a 77-year-old local woman in a shooting Sunday.
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A Worcesterman was arrested Sunday for allegedly beating and robbing a man in a wheelchair, police said.
She is a black, Muslim woman who has never run for political office and is now seeking to unseat US Representative Richard Neal, a 15-term incumbent, in the First Congressional District.
Legislative leaders on Monday did not commit to producing the state’s long-overdue $41 billion budget plan by the month’s end.
The video shows Theresa Lund, executive director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, asking a neighbor if she lived in the “affordable apartments.”
Boston officials announced the city’s schedule for early voting, which will take place this year between Oct. 22 and Nov. 2 ahead of the midterm elections.
A pleasure craft with four people aboard ran aground off Georges Island in Boston Harbor Monday morning when it entered shallow waters and became trapped in rocks, police said.
A white hearse emblazoned with the US Army insignia carried the remains of Officer Michael Chesna back to Weymouth, the town where he grew up.
Today is Tuesday, July 17, the 198th day of 2018. There are 167 days left in the year.
Friends of Emanuel Lopes said he showed signs of mental and emotional turbulence during his school years, as well as indications of recent drug abuse.
Massachusetts highway officials will start auditing at least twice yearly police bills for patrolling the Turnpike to ensure the charges reflect actual costs.
A Greenfield woman was arrested Monday after she stabbed her ex-partner in the neck and back early in the morning, police said.
Mechanical issues caused delays on the Framingham/Worcester Line on Monday. Crews are working on making repairs.
Several stores are sold out of the colored bulbs following the death of Weymouth Officer Michael Chesna.
A computerized system that Boston uses to assign students to schools is locking out many black and Latino students from high-performing schools, according to a report obtained by the Globe.
Boston police scaled a North End fire escape Sunday morning to arrest a 20-year-old man who had broken into an apartment building, police said.
The bystander killed in Weymouth, allegedly by a man who is also accused of murdering an on-duty police officer, was identified as 77-year-old Vera Adams.
The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, said records indicate Bob Massie’s campaign “does not currently appear to have a workers’ compensation policy in place.”
A 24-year-old man led Burlington police on a brief chase that reached speeds of 90 miles per hours before it ended with the man crashing his car in Woburn and suffering serious injuries, police said.
The Supreme Judicial Court’s decision examined whether it is unconstitutional to order someone diagnosed with drug addiction to stay sober while on probation.
A motorcyclist was injured Sunday afternoon after he was hit head-on by a distracted car driver.
Emanuel Lopes was arrested by Weymouth police at least twice before he was accused of shooting and killing a Weymouth police officer and a woman in her home.
After a foggy start Monday morning, temperatures will rise close to 90 away from the coast, and with dewpoints near 70, it can feel like the mid-to-upper 90s.
July 16, 2018
Parks of summer
Islands district manager Susan Kane and other park employees work to preserve the beauty and serenity of this special place.
One former Boston superintendent said “people shouldn’t underestimate” her ability to lead the system.
Lottery results from Sunday drawings
Michael Chesna, 42, a six-year veteran of the Weymouth police department, was shot not far from where he grew up, his father-in-law, Francis Doran, said in a phone interview.
A 70-year-old man who was pulled from the water at Coast Guard Beach in Eastham Sunday afternoon has died.
Buoyed by President Trump, conservative activists are funneling their newfound energy into this year’s three-way primary, which will yield the party’s challenger to Senator Elizabeth Warren.
Anna Gdanian of Manchester, N.H., was kayaking with three friends just before 9 p.m. on Thursday when her vessel capsized.
The Vanessa Masucci Softball Tournament will be held July 20-22 in memory of a popular Lynn school teacher killed in her Revere home last September.
There are only about 250 first-generation Croatian families in New England, but more than 100 people attended a watch party in Charlestown.
The weekly game
Patriots owner Robert Kraft was reportedly spotted entering the Weymouth police station Sunday after Officer Michael Chesna died in the line of duty.
A 47-year-old man who was reported missing on Friday was found dead Sunday morning in a wooded area in Eastham.
Today is Monday, July 16, the 197th day of 2018. There are 168 days left in the year.
Fellow officers and mourners paid their respects to Weymouth’s Michael Chesna.
New Hampshire officials say a hiker who went missing in the far northern part of the state has been found unharmed after ending up in a drainage system.
A person suffered life-threatening injuries after a fight broke out in Dorchester Saturday night, Boston police said.
A smoky, persistent blaze sent one firefighter to the hospital and forced several residents out of their Eastham home early Sunday morning.
A police officer and a local woman were shot and killed Sunday after a 20-year-old man allegedly crashed a car, attacked the officer, stole his gun, and used it to shoot both victims.
Today is Sunday, July 15, the 196th day of 2018. There are 169 days left in the year.
Cullen Gaudette, 18, told police he was trying to get to a camping outing early, officials said in a statement.
Massachusetts’ voter logs were not hacked by Russian agents during the 2016 presidential election.
Dozens of silver tacks were spotted by a group of cyclists on Nahanton Street Saturday, police said.
Thirteen contestants from across the country took part in the 2018 USA Memory Championship hosted for the first time by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
At a free weekend day camp, kids who have lost a parent or loved one come together to play, support each other, and talk about their loss.
Lottery results from Saturday drawings
Brandon Chicklis was traveling to Windham, N.H., for a belated holiday celebration when he disappeared on June 23.
A man was walking down Main Street near the waterfront area around 9 p.m. Friday when the seagull swooped down.
The owl was “fighting for his life,” Westwood Chief of Police Jeff Silva tweeted.
As broad cost-cutting measures and staff realignments continue to batter State Police on the mainland, sleepy island barracks on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard continue to endure.
Everett firefighters Scott Dalrymple and Joshua Doyon suffered burns when they were overcome by an apparent flashover of flames inside a home that caught fire on Morris Street on Friday.
Jan Cellucci’s last campaign continues without the man she once asked to the junior prom.
Terrence Kenol, 21, was arrested after allegedly shooting at a bicyclist from his car on Oak Avenue, then fleeing police.
Making a scapegoat of undocumented immigrants and sanctuary cities like Lawrence only serves the purposes of the Trump administration.
Two men are facing multiple charges after allegedly smashing the windows of nine vehicles in Whitman and attempting to shoot a man with a BB gun early Saturday morning.
Officers responded to a report of a car accident on Route 6 near Fresh Brook Lane at 5:03 a.m., according to a statement from Wellfleet police.
A man convicted of murder more than 20 years ago is fighting for access to the personnel records of the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy.
A Brockton man was arrested after a brief pursuit Friday night for allegedly breaking into a Canton home and stealing $2,000 and a small safe.
Former Nahant and Saugus town manager Andrew Bisignani violated his probation of house arrest by taking trips to the mall and restaurants.
He especially likes playing sports and she loves to be out on the playground.
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Sergio Martinez faces a charge of aiding and abetting a distribution of fentanyl that resulted in death.
The whale was first spotted near Cape Cod, with gillnet fishing gear, including ropes and small floats, wrapped around its upper jaw.
The State Police bomb squad is investigating a suspicious package found this morning outside of the Gold School dance studio in Brockton.
Sergeant Brian Becker of the Walpole police said officers responded to the crash in the 500 block of High Street at 10:45 p.m.
After some brief morning sunshine, scattered showers are on track to hit Boston Saturday evening, along with increasing clouds and potential thunderstorms.
Both men were taken to area hospitals with injuries that were not life-threatening.
Firefighters responded to Humboldt Avenue at about 6:18 a.m., the fire department wrote on Twitter. A utility pole was damaged in the crash.
Brandon Chicklis, 20, had been reported missing June 23 to police in the central Massachusetts town of Westminster.
Haverhill police are investigating a double stabbing in the area of 117 Lafayette Square, officials said.
For gay Southie residents, the hiring of Bryan Bishop of OUTVETS is thrilling and overdue.
Today is Saturday, July 14, the 195th day of 2018. There are 170 days left in the year.
July 14, 2018
The increase is slightly below last year’s 3 percent tuition hike, officials said.
The body of the 32-year-old woman was found in about 14 feet of water Friday morning, officials said.
Richard Brunt, 74, of Lakeland, Fla., was arrested on June 26 and arraigned in a Florida court as a fugitive from justice on June 28, New Hampshire State Police said in a statement.
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None of the five swimmers required medical treatment, a Hampton fire official said
Heather Astaneh was livid when a package she ordered arrived late, so she wrote a complaint on the US Postal Service website. Three years later, her case is in federal court.
Traffic westbound was delayed, but all lanes were reopened shortly after 6:30 p.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
State public health officials inspected facilities after complaints that prison temperatures had risen above 100 degrees during the recent heat wave.
Barbara Delgado-Ocasio and Jose Rivera, both 48, were arraigned Friday in Dorchester District Court, police said.
Danny Levy’s new job is to advocate for riders, whether by improving communications or fielding complaints.
Ask the candidates who claimed to be the next Obama or Trump after their unexpected rises: An upset is not easy — nor is it common.
Friday marked the kickoff of this year’s MLK Scholars program, which connects 650 Boston youths with summer jobs at local nonprofits.
A hazmat team tested the substance found on a tennis court at an apartment complex, fire officials said.
Fresh off its Polar Seltzer beer, Harpoon Brewery is collaborating with another iconic local company.
The event marked the official launch of the league’s fifth annual “Too Hot for Spot” summer pet safety campaign.
Ashley Young wept Friday when she confronted the woman who beat her 3-year-old son to death in 2016 in Roxbury.
The two firefighters were hurt at the scene of the blaze on Morris Street.
A former Boston.com editor who accused the editor of the Boston Globe of harassment released a statement questioning the Globe’s investigation.
Thieves stole a PlayStation, bicycles, and a backpack, among other items.
The show kicks off its celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Air Force Reserve this weekend in Western Massachusetts.
A Nauset Beach visitor spotted a commotion in the water. Soon after, the ocean turned red.
Nearly 70 swimmers, including seven Olympians, sliced through the waters of Boston Harbor on Friday.
President Trump has generated an awful lot of headlines and controversy in three days overseas.
Reports of submerged rides have come in from Quincy, Arlington, and East Boston.
Police in Providence are investigating a series of home invasions that have occurred in the city in recent weeks.
But Governor Baker stopped short of endorsing legislation that could automatically register thousands of new voters in next few years.
Six people who weren’t on the bus were sent to area hospitals with “minor to serious injuries,” State Police said.
State Police found 66 grams of heroin in the suspects’ vehicle during a predawn traffic stop in Greenfield, authorities said.
The safety package is part of Baker’s budgetary framework to spend the $1 billion in unexpected tax revenue the state saw in the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Ipswich police had been searching around Crane Beach for a male in his 30s.
Stephanie Boaventura drove her Toyota Corolla into the median “for reasons still under investigation.”
The wild incident unfolded around 11:15 p.m. at 111 Kennard Rd. when the suspect, identified as Carl Wingfield, allegedly pushed his 49-year-old brother during an argument.
A man who was stricken while swimming with his two children was pulled from Pocasset Harbor Thursday.
The highs on Friday could reach the 80s, but it won’t be muggy.
Today is Friday, July 13, the 194th day of 2018. There are 171 days left in the year.
July 13, 2018
Christopher Audet, age 45 of Penacook, was pronounced dead at the scene after his body was found Sunday in the Contoocook River in Concord, officials said.
“It was a very big operation both in terms of profit and in terms of product being moved,” Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said.
The man was in cardiac arrest when first responders arrived and pronounced dead at Falmouth Hospital.
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Former campers return to Camp Harbor View on Long Island to spend the summer learning how to mentor the next generation of Boston youths on community action.
The case could affect the ability of some 300,000 immigrants to remain in the country.
The university launched an investigation into Ari Betof’s behavior after a BU undergraduate student, who had babysat for Betof’s children, complained to the university.
Eligible residents who interact with the Registry of Motor Vehicles or MassHealth would have to opt out if they don’t want to join the state’s voter rolls.
Travis Phillips, 27, of Dorchester, was arrested in the area of 150 Worcester St. in the South End Thursday at about 11:15 a.m., police said.
Prosecutors allege what Kyle Pam did amounted to a scheme of theft, forgery, and embezzlement that left the 70-year-old Margaret Williams homeless.
An auction Thursday attracted hundreds of family members, neighbors, and bidders to watch the old farm be sold.
The government argued Thursday that it was unfair for a 9-year-old boy separated from his mother at the US border to “leapfrog over children with the same issues ” and immediately be reunited with his mother.
A Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority bus driver ignored a potential passenger Wednesday, telling the passenger later that they drove by them “because you are black.”
A 52-year-old military veteran from Swampscott was held on $175,000 cash bail at his Thursday arraignment on a slew of charges.
That question arose this past week when the upstart challenger Josh Zakim blasted William Galvin for refusing to debate him in any of the six public events he has proposed.
Investigators hired by The Boston Globe have concluded that Brian McGrory did not violate the newspaper’s anti-harassment policy in text exchanges with a former Boston.com writer and editor.
Mayor Walsh said that both versions failed to properly define and regulate lobbying, as well as create a proper enforcement mechanism.
The two gubernatorial candidate received significant infusions of cash Thursday from the state as part of Massachusetts’ optional public financing system.
The promotion, which let customers buy a bear and pay their current age with a cap at $29, was halted because of overwhelming crowds and safety concerns.
The leader of an organization representing veterans who identify as LGBTQ will oversee planning for next year’s South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, marking a dramatic break in an annual event.
The suspects are scheduled to appear in court on animal cruelty charges at a later date.
Federal prosecutors are fighting a request from Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to obtain recordings of interviews with a triple-homicide suspect.
A Bridgewater carpenter bought nine Mass Cash tickets. Each turned out to be worth $100,000.
Officers arrived on Chandler Street around 8 p.m. Wednesday after receiving several calls about youths firing guns at each other.
Rhode Island State Police identified the driver as Leah Beatriz Duran, 41, who was allegedly drunk behind the wheel at Lincoln Woods State Park.
Sharon firefighters received a call at 9:30 a.m. for a person stuck in a machine at Industrial Metal Products located on Merchant Street.
Speaking in Concord, N.H., on Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said “there can be no sanctuary” for fentanyl dealers.
Tropical Storm Chris is moving away from Mass., but swimmers are being warned of potentially dangerous currents.
The Suffolk district attorney at the time said he’d “never witnessed a more shocking crime,” and to this day, the case remains unsolved.
Boston’s street layout is less orderly than some other American cities but looks better when compared with cities abroad, new data visualizations show.
The proposal, which needs approval by the Senate and the governor, would provide buprenorphine and methadone at six state-run facilities.
The grieving mother of Bryce Finn said her son “brought happiness and love” to many people.
A 19-year-old who reported being robbed at gunpoint faces charges after Wareham police allegedly found marijuana and ammunition in his car.
The Coast Guard began searching near South Monomoy Island after an unmanned dinghy was found floating adrift.
A grand jury indicted a New Jersey police officer and another man on charges of assaulting a BC hockey player — who is Lindsay Lohan’s cousin.
The woman suffered minor injuries after somehow getting stuck beneath the skirt of a train in the Central Square T station.
This stretch of lovely weather will continue for the next several days, but forecasters warned about a “moderate risk” of rip currents.
A broken rail at Riverway eastbound has forced the suspension of service for track repairs.
The North End uprising that drove the coffee giant away has some troubling implications.
Today is Thursday, July 12, the 193rd day of 2018. There are 172 days left in the year.
William Holts, 51, of Pawtucket, R.I., had agreed to smuggle 100 Suboxone strips into the state prison in Norfolk, officials said.
Mary E. MacKinnon, a caregiver at a group home, died of suicide by asphyxia, authorities said.
Bryce Finn, 18, was shot to death after he opened the front door of his Haverhill home last June, just days after his high school graduation.
Bryon Hefner and Stanley Rosenberg’s moves to unmask one of Hefner’s accusers drew a stiff rebuke from the man’s attorneys.
Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans announced an increase in bike patrol officers through the end of the summer following a Fourth of July week in which 10 people were shot and three killed.
The Democrat-controlled House and Senate have taken longer to finalize a budget than lawmakers in any other state.
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Prisoners and their visitors sued the state Department of Correction, alleging the prison system’s new visitation rules are too restrictive and threaten to undermine rehabilitation.
In the law, as everywhere else, women said they were afraid to report the incidents of harassment because they feared being labeled as humorless, or a troublemaker, or worse.
The families were testifying before a commission on Beacon Hill as it looks to create standardized training for welders and craftsmen and increase fines for violators.
One new city proposal in Boston would make it harder for chain stores to set roots in areas where residents would rather see a locally owned business.
A more-than-century-old church in Roxbury has been spared from the wrecking ball, at least temporarily.
With Roe v. Wade a hot-button issue, Brett Kavanaugh’s views on judicial precedent will get great scrutiny as he moves through the Supreme Court confirmation process.
Millville residents lost municipal trash service and will see more street lights go dark after voters rejected a $1 million override in June.
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The construction is expected to trigger a wave of traffic disruptions and detours in Boston. Here’s what you need to know.
More than 100 students, faculty, and community activists took part in the rally on the campus.
Two men were charged Wednesday in US District Court in Boston with allegedly conspiring to sell fentanyl in Lawrence and Methuen, federal prosecutors said.
Cambridge police arrested a 19-year-old man after he allegedly stole a lighter and pulled a gun on the clerk.
A pile of oily rags outside a Saugus home caught on fire in the heat Tuesday, causing around $750,000 in damages.
Kyung Song on Tuesday agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to engage in money laundering, US Attorney Andrew E. Lelling’s office said.
Several beaches, including Horseneck Beach in Westport and others on Cape Cod, had moderate rip currents in the morning.
A blaze in Nevada generated so much heat and smoke it was visible from space.
Scientists from Harvard and MIT could have the key to discovering how the universe began and whether it will continue expanding or eventually collapse.
A 1-year-old Chihuahua that died of heat stroke was found in a dog carrier by animal shelter staff in Brockton Tuesday morning.
The 2-year-old Seekonk police K-9 recently had emergency surgery to treat an infection.
A 40-year-old bystander who was unaffiliated with gangs ran from the gunfire and collapsed from a severe asthma attack. He died several weeks later at Boston Medical Center.
Her vision is to plant 10,000 sunflowers in Roxbury, spreading beauty through seeds.
The Steamship Authority plans a trial run Wednesday for a ferry that was pulled from service for part of Monday and all day Tuesday.
His visit comes after President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency in October 2017.
One Harvard Law professor isn’t expecting good tidings if Brett Kavanaugh is ultimately confirmed to the high court.
K-9 officers Klauss and Alex are retiring soon, and Massachusetts State Police are seeking homes for the dogs.
In early May, the governor and the head of the State Police promised a crackdown on overtime spending, including a decrease of up to 40 percent in one of its most costly units.
State Police are asking the public’s help to identify a man who was involved in a road rage incident on the Zakim Bridge on Monday afternoon.
Police believe the car to be a 2003 to 2005 Lincoln LS sedan that is either silver or champagne in color and has a moon roof.
Allen Lewis allegedly shot another man multiple times in Kinston, N.C., in May and left the victim “struggling for his life.”
A 59-year-old driver suffered serious injuries and was taken to Tufts Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.
The showers and thunderstorms that reached Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island in the early morning hours Wednesday will give way to a partly sunny day with cooler temperatures.
Today is Wednesday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2018. There are 173 days left in the year.
A two-year-old girl’s toe was severed after it got caught on a slide at a playground in Bourne on Tuesday.
The commission is considering recommendations that would ensure codes are updated in state statutes and mandate more training for tradesmen.
Edgar Pleitez, 28, also known as “Cadejo,” was sentenced to five years in prison, federal prosecutors said.
The driver of a 2015 Ford Fusion veered into the breakdown lane and struck a tractor trailer Tuesday afternoon, State Police said.
The man pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Buck Island and Townbrook roads late Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Debra Mulloy, 57, used her company’s credit card from 2012 to 2016 to buy mostly luxury items worth nearly $2.4 million, prosecutors said.
Jenny Phillips apparently drowned Monday evening after jumping from her small sailboat to swim to shore on Nantucket.
A fire on the historic Fryeburg Fairgrounds that destroyed a sheep barn and a cattle shed was caused by an “accidental electrical malfunction,” officials said Wednesday.
As a popular incumbent, Charlie Baker’s fund-raising prowess comes as no surprise. But why aren’t Democrats showing more financial support for either of their candidates?
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Maybe my problem was a simple lack of understanding. Maybe watching players at the highest level would change my mind. Maybe I actually loved soccer, and just hadn’t realized it yet.
House leaders rejected Governor Baker’s proposal for 72-hour involuntary commitment and instead would require emergency rooms to offer medication to overdose survivors.
Lynn DeWolfe, 51, pleaded not guilty in the death of Christopher Weisz, a 42-year-old father of three from Bedford.
A petition urges Northeastern to stop assisting students in pursuing internships at ICE, as many activists and politicians call for its abolishment as a government agency.
If you’re looking to purchase some legal marijuana in Massachusetts, you might want to get ready to ask for some . . . “shoes”?
The lack of diversity is not just history inside Boston’s academic medical centers. It’s also very much the present inside Boston’s academic medical centers, a Globe survey finds.
Tom Steyer, a former hedge fund manager, was set to hold an impeachment meeting in Boston on Tuesday night and another in New Hampshire on Wednesday night.
Boston’s police commissioner Tuesday honored a taxi driver for a half-century of work.
The president’s Twitter post doesn’t tell the whole story, according to the Emerson professor who helped lead the study.
While the broader bill the House is considering is a sure bet for passage in the chamber, it’s unclear where the state Senate stands.
There are more than 190,000 foreign-born residents in Boston, making up about 28.4 percent of the city’s population.
Boston University has fired Ari Betof, the head of Boston University Academy, a small private high school that it operates on its campus.
A 74-year-old employee of a Dedham facility left the property Monday morning with a client in his 40s, and they were both found dead hours later.
State Police detectives are searching for suspects in the non-fatal shooting of a motorist who was driving along Route 24 Monday evening, officials said.
Ever feel during one of these recent sweltering days that it’s just so hot you can’t think straight? Well, maybe you can’t.
Boston firefighters knocked down a two-alarm fire in a six-unit residential building in Dorchester early Tuesday afternoon.
A dramatic rescue on Cape Cod began Tuesday morning as rescuers worked to save 14 dolphins that got stranded along the coast of Wellfleet.
A public health advisory posted Friday said the outbreak is believed to have originated on June 23 at Kitty’s Restaurant.
If the suspect turns himself in with the razors, police said they will give him “a big internet high five for doing the right thing.”
Many college students of color worry about being a burden to their families, judged by other students, or misunderstood by counselors who don’t understand cultural issues.
Officers arrested Michael Carleton, 32, Tuesday morning on a warrant charging murder in the slaying of 36-year-old Deondra Lee.
Jason Smith, 35, was arrested in Manchester, N.H., Monday morning after leading police on a short chase and crashing his car.
Left- and right-wing advocacy groups have sharply different views on the fitness of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court if confirmed.
The 11-foot shark was swimming a quarter-mile from Truro.
Though the state has legalized the drug, unlicensed selling of pot remains a crime, and police said they will pursue offenders.
One colleague said Kavanaugh was an “inspiring teacher and mentor” and that he “has somehow always found extra time for his students.”
The reservation locks in ad space on shows that are watched by the demographic the Republican’s campaign is presumably hoping to target.
Charity runners who participated in the 2018 Boston Marathon raised $36.6 million for good causes, which officials say is a marked increase compared to last year — but it didn’t break the record.
The beleaguered Steamship Authority announced an additional two cancellations Tuesday morning.
Seven people were displaced and one firefighter had to be treated for dehydration and smoke inhalation, officials said.
Rain is likely to cool the region and set the pace for several days of milder temperatures.
Peter Horan was rescued by the Coast Guard sailing from Cuttyhunk Island to New Bedford, officials said.
Recreational pot will be on sale in a matter of weeks, and some cannabis economists are warning of a serious shortage, at least at first.
Today is Tuesday, July 10, the 191st day of 2018. There are 174 days left in the year.
A man was taken into custody Monday by Gloucester police after holding what appeared to be a firearm but turned out to be a toy gun, officials said.
The man was shot in the area of Spencer Street around 9 p.m. The man brought himself to Carney Hospital and was then taken to Boston Medical Center.
Kavanaugh has taught at Harvard Law School since 2008, including courses on separation of powers and the Supreme Court.
Lynn DeWolfe faces multiple charges, including motor vehicle homicide and driving under the influence.
One man was shot in the arm and pulled into the breakdown lane just before Exit 16.
Brodie Leavitt, 19, of Littleton, and Doresa Harrell, 60, of Georgia, were killed after a two-car crash in Littleton Monday afternoon, State Police said.
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The medical director of Boston Medical Center’s MotherBaby Unit explains why the US should have supported a World Health Assembly resolution encouraging breastfeeding.
John Kalantzis, the owner of King’s Roast Beef in Salem, failed to report receipts and expenses totaling $855,000 form 2011 to 2015, officials said
Governor Charlie Baker on Monday said he has “full confidence” in the state’s chief medical examiner.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two state troopers who said they were illegally forced to alter a report on the arrest of a judge’s daughter.
Cassandra Levesque, 19, lobbied successfully to raise New Hampshire’s minimum age for marriage to 16. Now she wants a seat in the state’s House of Representatives.
Customers are noticing: At many bodegas now, fruits and vegetables greet shoppers at the front of the store.
The proposed changes, to be presented this week to the City Council, would require the vendors to pay the state prevailing wage of $14.85 to $20 per hour.
Authorities in Melrose are searching for a driver who struck an 85-year-old man Monday morning while he was out for his morning walk, leaving him in the road with life-threatening injuries.
Prince Albert II of Monaco marked a partnership with the Marine Biology Laboratory, reflecting his family’s interest in oceanography and marine life.
For many people, the simple fact of a name and phone number in a cellphone, with sometimes a small photo, remains a meaningful tie to someone who can never call back.
Six senators may have an ability to alter the outcome of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.
A Shutesbury woman was held without bail on Monday after she allegedly made a threat against a Walpole Times reporter last week.
A lot of people have been called “most likely to succeed” in high school. But how many get so tantalizingly close to the Supreme Court?
A Westport man got kicked out of a surprise party early Saturday in Fall River and then surprised his friends by allegedly assaulting them and ramming his car into their Acura, officials said.
The announcement follows earlier delays for the company’s pop-up attraction.
It’s a milestone for the fall elections because campaign ads usually end with call to action to vote yes or no on the question.
Troubles continued Monday for the beleaguered Steamship Authority, which canceled another ferry trip because of mechanical issues.
“It’s every kid’s dream to be a firefighter,” one graduating firefighter said. “It feels amazing. It’s like I won the lottery.”
Here are the four candidates for Supreme Court that President Trump is reportedly deciding among, including recent addition Thomas Hardiman.
The 66-year-old man was rescued Sunday afternoon after he fell 60 feet down Chesterfield Gorge.
“Based on what we found, we don’t believe there was a sinister plot,” Boston’s police commissioner said of the discovery of bomb-making materials in an East Boston apartment.
Former Mount Ida College president Barry Brown blamed the school’s shutdown on Lasell College’s unexpected change of the terms of a merger.
A 25-year-old Groton man died after crashing his motorcycle at an intersection in Stow Saturday night.
Chapman pleaded not guilty to charges of open and gross lewdness and lewd, wanton, and lascivious conduct.
A dive team on Sunday recovered the mud-caked vehicle from the bottom of the river. It had been reported missing in April.
A fire destroyed an eight-unit condominium complex in Old Orchard Beach on Saturday.
A stray peacock that was found on Cape Cod is being put up for adoption by the Animal Rescue League of Boston.
The organization asked people to find blood drives near them and make an appointment.
Eversource crews were on scene to address a reported power outage, he said. It was unclear how many North End homes or businesses lost power.
Monday is shaping up to be sunny and hot, with temperatures reaching close to 90 in the Boston area.
Boston police are asking for the public’s help in finding a car in connection to a fatal motorcycle crash in Dorchester early Sunday.
Today is Monday, July 9, the 190th day of 2018. There are 175 days left in the year.
The body of a middle-aged man was found in New Hampshire’s Contoocook River on Sunday afternoon, officials said.
The suspect, described as a man in his 30s, approached the counter with a note demanding money, indicating that no one would get hurt if they cooperated, police said.
Mansfield Police were on a hot pursuit Sunday morning, but the furry suspect they were after ultimately got away.
Any chance you’ve seen a cute, pink, stuffed baby giraffe with horns sitting around Boston’s airport?
Most jails and all prisons in Massachusetts deny inmates access to medications to treat addiction. When discharged, inmates are at high risk of fatal overdose.
The council is considering ways to make city elections more inclusive, including allowing immigrants with legal status the right to vote in municipal races.
Maude Gorman, who is a survivor of sexual assault, resigned after an emcee made a joke about the women’s movement on stage.
When celebrating Vartavar, there is no such thing as a no-splash zone. Everyone gets wet.
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Jeffrey Geddes is trying to get a better understanding of how emissions from natural and human activities interact.
Lisa Riccobene, suspended after her claim of having a master’s degree was disputed, has returned with duties that “remain largely the same.”
July 9, 1934: A week after a man’s body and a stolen boat are discovered on mud flats in Cohasset, the mystery is solved. The “pirate suicide” is identified as James Newton, chairman of the board of selectmen in Marlow, N.H. Newton, who was struggling financially, apparently stole the boat at gunpoint from a Williams College student during the Harvard-Yale crew races.
Over the past week, 10 great white sharks have been spotted off the Cape Cod shoreline.
Asked about Trump’s offer to make a donation if she took a DNA test, Warren shrugged it off as a distraction technique.
Fire officials located the boy’s body Sunday evening hours after he had been reported missing, and performed emergency lifesaving measures.
If you missed Sunday’s event, fear not: It was the first of three this summer.
Employees at Whittier Street Health Center just voted to unionize, after years of frustration with the center’s director. So isn’t this an awkward time to name a building after her?
Most of the staff members at CLASS, Inc., are paid less than $15 an hour, which leads to “high turnover and constant staffing issues,” union officials said.
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The pull for Fitchburg Mayor Stephen L. DiNatale’s political heart strings was not without competition.
A sliding track in the northeastern Vermont town of Craftsbury was one of the coolest places in the country during the recent heat wave.
While a tropical storm warning is already in affect in some southern states, New England will remain largely untouched by Tropical Storm Chris.
A southwestern Maine town has closed a lakeside beach because several people reported getting sick after swimming there during a recent hot spell.
A 22-year-old man died after his motorcycle crashed on Route 3 in Rockland early Sunday morning, State Police said.
The 29-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning after a brief police chase in Dorchester.
David Smith, a Nashua resident, was found dead after police responded to a 911 call at 19 Buck St. around midnight Sunday morning, according to the statement from the attorney general’s office.
The Steamship Authority’s cancellation of two trips Sunday added to local frustration with the transportation agency, whose fleet has been plagued with mechanical problems.
State Police responded to fatal crashes in Rockland and Wrentham early Sunday.
Some weapons were found in the residence, including an assault rifle, but officials do not think the incident had anything to do with terrorism.
Bullets also struck the building, police said.
Today is Sunday, July 8, the 189th day of 2018. There are 176 days left in the year.
Police say a porch has collapsed at a Connecticut home, and witnesses say a group of people at a party there, including children, fell through the floor.
The man, who was not identified, suffered third-degree burns over his entire body, officials said Saturday night.
At least eight people have died in apparent drownings across Massachusetts since the final days of June.
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The Kakuma Refugee Camp is a holding center for thousands dispossessed by war and conflict. A New Hampshire university has made it the focus of its global plans.
The town’s fire department responded at 4:28 p.m. to a “water incident” behind 71 Ocean Ave., Hanson police said on Twitter.
Throughout an afternoon of performances at the Chinatown Main Street Festival, which drew hundreds of visitors, none charmed the crowd quite like the lion dance.
Plans to illuminate Lasell College’s athletic field has sparked disagreement in Newton that has escalated over the years.
Massachusetts Peace Action, one of several organizations who planned the Jan. 20 march, called the charges an impediment to free speech.
The Fourth of July is always peak season for runaway dogs — thanks to fear of fireworks — but this may be the worst season in memory.
The village movement, which originated in Boston, is part of a wave of volunteerism gathering strength at a time when governments are strapped for cash.
She will often mimic dance moves she sees in different videos. Aaliyah also likes watching “Sesame Street.” She particularly loves Elmo!
A 30-year-old man was shot to death on Homestead Street in Roxbury Saturday afternoon, police said.
Two sets of hikers had to be rescued from the White Mountains because they were unprepared for the terrain and cold, windy conditions.
How Susan Collins, Republican Senator from Maine, reacts to President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court could be a moment that defines her career.
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No passengers were on board, the bus driver escaped unharmed, and there were no reports of injuries, officials said.
The house at 389 Thorndike St., located in a rural area, was vacant, officials said.
Today and Sunday will see sunny skies and pleasant temperatures. Then temperatures in the 90s will return, although it won’t be a replay of the recent heat wave.
A look at your daily horoscope for July 7th.
Calculating emissions, scientists say, is very inexact, and we may be underestimating how much we’re putting into our environment.
Blue Line service has been suspended because of a power problem at Airport station.
After 36 years with the department, Kevin McGill retired Friday alongside detective John Joyce, a 38-year veteran, Boston police said in a statement.
The 30-year-old woman was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment of serious injuries, State Police said.
The child was pulled from a pool in Lynn Friday evening and later pronounced dead at North Shore Children’s Hospital in Salem.
Deondra Lee, 36, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds shortly before 10 p.m. in the area of Brookford and Dacia streets.
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“After lighting the fuse, the man returned to the firework, picked it up, and it exploded in his hand,” Mansfield police said on Facebook.
This weeklong retreat brings together military veterans who have survived devastating injuries.
As children, they modeled for Norman Rockwell’s paintings. Decades later, they will gather for a reunion.
Judge Debra Squires-Lee did not say why she recused herself from the case against Bryon Hefner and Stanley Rosenberg.
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The T had used a three-year exemption from an anti-privatization law to win major savings and concessions.
Authorities are investigating the apparent drowning of a man at a Millbury pond, which followed six other drowings this week.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh is opposing a prospective Starbucks location at the entrance of the North End.
A campaign official says Bob Massie’s trip to France affected the totals.
Today is Saturday, July 7, the 188th day of 2018. There are 177 days left in the year.
It looks as though we’ll get a break in the heat this weekend, but then what happens for the rest of July and into August?
City officials urged residents to protect themselves from the virus by using insect repellant, wearing long sleeves, and emptying standing water.
Much of the unexpected revenue came from unstable sources, such as capital gains taxes.
Kenyoun Gifford allegedly broke into a Manchester apartment, scattered child pornography, and spray-painted the word “PEDO.”
Lightning struck a home in Weymouth Friday afternoon, starting a fire in the attic. This is a developing story.
Shuren Qin was detained by US Marshals following an initial appearance in US District Court in Boston.
How hot was the recent hot spell? So hot that even atop New England’s famously cold Mt. Washington, temperatures neared record levels.
The 28-year-old state trooper was responding to call near the Chestnut Street overpass when a deer ran in front of his cruiser.
A great white shark leapt out the water and ate a bass that was being reeled in from a boat in Cape Cod Bay Thursday morning.
Police say a Chelsea man fought four people, including a pregnant woman, as his dog, which was also pregnant, died in the back seat of a hot car.
Justin D. Poitras was off-duty at the time of the crash, which took place near the intersection of Clapp and Boston streets.
The storms rolled from west to east across the state, bringing heavy rain but also cooler, less humid weather.
Marlborough firefighters received help from a half-dozen area communities in battling a three-alarm blaze Friday.
What if we all saw our city through the eyes of an earnest tourist?
There were no signs of trauma or foul play found on the victim or at the scene, a State Police spokesman said.
Mass. will soon see cooler weather as storms roll across the state.
A convict whom police believe committed 24 armed robberies in Greater Boston since January was arraigned Friday on charges stemming from three of the brazen heists.
The apparent drowning of a man in a Millbury pond on Friday was the seven victim.
A flash flood watch is in effect for portions of Massachusetts and Rhode Island from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The T has batted the idea around for years, but never implemented it.
July 6, 2018
Today is Friday, July 6, the 187th day of 2018. There are 178 days left in the year.
JJ’s Pub in Hanson was destroyed in a fire Thursday, and multiple firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion.