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Calls to reject hate at Winthrop tree planting to commemorate victims of racist rampage

Winthrop officials and relatives remembered David Green and Ramona Cooper at a ceremony in their honor on Sunday.

State report calls for new women’s prison as prison construction ban advances on Beacon Hill

Calls for a new women's prison clashes with a progressive push on Beacon Hill for a five-year moratorium on prison and jail construction.

Three teens killed, one seriously injured, in Brimfield crash

Three males, ages 17, 18, and 19, were killed in the crash that occurred at 12:50 a.m. Sunday. A 17-year-old boy left the scene before State Troopers arrived and took himself to Harrington Hospital for treatment of serious injuries, State Police said.

Man drowns while swimming in Long Pond in South Yarmouth

The body of a 29-year-old man was found Saturday evening about 100 yards offshore by divers from the Yarmouth Fire Department, according to police.

Pregnant woman, baby among five rescued in Ipswich after boat capsizes

All five were checked out by an ambulance and cleared, police said.

A day after landmark abortion ruling, raw emotions on display in Boston

Outside the State House in Boston, the arrival of hundreds of abortion rights supporters – less than 24 hours after thousands converged on Copley Square on Friday evening – showed that shockwaves from the ruling were still rippling through the community.

Man, woman hospitalized after falling from Winthrop porch when railing gives way

The victims, a man and woman about 65 to 70 years old, received serious injuries and were taken by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital

One dead in single-vehicle crash in Lancaster

One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a car crash on Old Common Road in Lancaster on Saturday morning, police said.