shooting 8 mins ago

Seekonk Burglary Suspect Who Died in Shootout With Police Is Identified

The suspected burglar who was fatally shot by police after opening fire on them with an AK-47 in Seekonk, Massachusetts, on Sunday morning has been identified. New Hampshire resident Jeffrey W. Groulx...

  • New Hampshire 4 hours ago

    Bernie Streeter, Former Nashua, NH Mayor, Dies at 86

    Bernie Streeter, former Nashua mayor and long-term member of New Hampshire’s Executive Council, has died. He was 86. Streeter, who had cancer, died on Thursday at the Community Hospice House, the Davis Funeral Home in Nashua confirmed. Streeter, a Republican, served 15 terms on the council, a five-member panel that approves state contracts and appo...
  • Patriots 4 hours ago

    Patriots Once Again Prove They're the AFC's Most Consistent Team

    After another convincing win over a supposedly quality opponent, Tom E. Curran reflects on the success of a Patriots team that continues to excel where other contenders have faltered.

  • murder trial 3 hours ago

    Julia Enright Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder in 2018 Killing

    Julia Enright was found guilty of second-degree murder Monday in the 2018 killing of a man in Massachusetts. The verdict was announced around 11 a.m. Monday in Worcester Superior Court after roughly two days of deliberations. The case had gone to the jury on Nov. 23 following 10 days of testimony. Enright is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 18&#82...
  • forecast 4 hours ago

    Isolated Showers, Flurries Possible Through the Week

    Our weather pattern this week stays active with little systems clipping near or across the northeast every other day or so. Colder air dominates the week for the most part, with a little brief warm up Wednesday into Thursday.  Today our temps will be in the 30s, with colder air slowly returning from the northwest. The breeze picks up a......
  • Fenway Sports Group 4 hours ago

    Fenway Sports Group Reaches Agreement to Buy Penguins. Here's What We Know

    Fenway Sports Group has announced its agreement to buy a controlling stake in the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, and chairman Tom Werner offered some insight into the decision.

  • coronavirus 5 hours ago

    Will the Omicron COVID Variant Impact Massachusetts' Recovery From the Pandemic?

    Count Gov. Charlie Baker among the public officials who are eagerly awaiting answers to crucial questions about the latest COVID-19 variant and whether it could alter the nature of the pandemic and the public health response. The omicron variant has not yet been detected in the United States, but it barged into the picture Friday when the World Hea...
  • New Hampshire 6 hours ago

    Police Search for Wrong-Way Driver Who Led Them on 14-Mile Chase on I-93 in NH

    New Hampshire State Police are searching for a driver who led them on a 14-mile chase while driving the wrong way on Interstate 93 Sunday night. The vehicle in question is believed to be a late 2000s Ford SUV, dark in color, police said. State police said they received multiple calls around 10:22 p.m. that a driver was traveling the…

  • First Night Boston 6 hours ago

    First Night Boston Returns This Year With In-Person Event

    First Night Boston, New England’s largest New Year’s Eve party, returns this year to celebrate the start of 2022. After a solely online celebration last year, First Night will gather in-person throughout the Back Bay for hours of entertainment, ice sculptures, a parade and fireworks. The free, family friendly event will run from 12 p.m. on Friday, ...
  • Patriots 6 hours ago

    Patriots Report Card: Secondary, Special Teams Thrive Vs. Titans

    It wasn’t a banner day by any means, but the Patriots relied on complementary football to handle the Titans on Sunday. Phil Perry hands out a mixed bag of grades in his Week 12 Report Card.

  • 3g shutdown Nov 24

    The 3G Network Shutdown May Disable Your Phone (and More)

    Mobile carriers are shutting down their 3G wireless networks  to make room for new technology, but this change can have a big impact for anyone on older devices. Starting in 2022, companies like Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile will phase out the older wireless network to accommodate expansion of 5G and other emerging technologies. This means th...
  • BOSTON 3 hours ago

    Van Drives Onto Steps at City Hall Plaza in Boston

    A van drove onto the steps at City Hall Plaza in Boston on Monday morning. The incident was reported shortly after 6:30 a.m. Police said a livery driver drove down the stairs at 1 City Hall Plaza on the Congress Street side. No injuries were reported. Aerial footage showed a grey Toyota sitting on the steps. The driver was reportedly…
  • coronavirus 8 hours ago

    US Travel Ban Takes Effect Monday as Omicron Variant Spreads

    President Joe Biden’s ban on travel from South Africa and seven other southern African countries takes effect Monday over concerns about the new omicron COVID-19 variant. There have been no confirmed cases in the United States yet, but Dr. Anthony Fauci said it might already be here while announcing the ban Sunday. Canada’s health minis...
  • fire 4 hours ago

    Several People Displaced in Worcester Fire

    A man allegedly attacked an officer with scissors, lit his apartment on fire and refused to leave the building, prompting a standoff with police overnight in Worcester, Massachusetts. The triple-decker apartment building, located at 6 Moen Street, was charred and damaged after the fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. Monday. Luis Ramirez, 25, was charg...
  • rollover crash 3 hours ago

    Two People Hospitalized After Taunton Crash

    Two people were taken to a local hospital Sunday night after a rollover car crash in Taunton, Massachusetts. The Taunton Fire Department responded to the crash on Myles Standish Boulevard just before 11 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived, police and firefighters said they found a 2016 Audi A6 that had rolled onto its roof. The driver, a 49-year-old man...
  • forecast 9 hours ago

    Cold Temps Continue Monday With Wind Chill in the 30s

    It’s the holiday season and a hoop-de-do weather system is moving out this morning. This one was “the one that got away” – lots of potential (and angst) but nothing to show of it overnight into this morning. We’re turning the page, but all we see is cold air in the short term and a lot of fast-moving weather...

  • Celtics 8 hours ago

    Shooting Slump Forces Jayson Tatum to Embrace Necessary Next Step

    Jayson Tatums shot defying him on Sunday night in Toronto might have been the best thing that could have happened to the Celtics, our Chris Forsberg writes.

  • New Hampshire 21 hours ago

    Arrest Made in Stabbing of Woman in NH

    A New Hampshire man is under arrest after he allegedly stabbed a woman in the neck on Sunday morning in the town of Bow. Bow police said they responded to a residence on Bow Bog Road around 11:44 a.m. for a reported disturbance. When they arrived, they found a female resident who had been stabbed in the neck. She was…

  • coronavirus 16 hours ago

    US Travel Ban Takes Effect as Omicron Variant Is Detected in More Countries

    President Joe Biden’s ban on travel from South Africa and seven other southern African countries goes into effect Monday over concerns about the new omicron COVID-19 variant. “It’s going to give us a period of time to enhance our preparedness,” the United States’ top infectious diseases expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said of the ban Sunday during...
  • Patriots 8 hours ago

    NFL Playoff Picture: Patriots' Position Improves Greatly With Win Over Titans

    Here’s where the Patriots stand in the updated NFL playoff picture after beating the Titans in Week 12.

  • New England Patriots 22 hours ago

    Patriots Take Down Titans for Sixth Straight Win

    For a franchise that’s enjoyed its share of lengthy winning streaks this century, six in a row may not feel like much for the Patriots. Given the change at quarterback, this streak is unlike the others for New England. Which in many ways makes it all the more thrilling that the Patriots are putting the rest of the AFC...

  • coronavirus Nov 28

    What Can We Do to Prepare for the Omicron Variant? Here's What One Expert Says

    The world remains on high alert as the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to pop up in more countries across the globe. The variant was identified days ago by researchers in South Africa, and much is still not known about it, including whether it is more contagious, more likely to cause serious illness or m...
  • Roman Catholic Church Nov 28

    Phil Saviano, Key Clergy Sex Abuse Whistleblower, Dies at 69

    Phil Saviano, a clergy sex abuse survivor and whistleblower who played a pivotal role in exposing decades of predatory assaults by Roman Catholic priests in the United States, has died. He was 69. Saviano’s story figured prominently in the 2015 Oscar-winning film “Spotlight” about The Boston Globe’s investigation that revealed how scores ...
  • Massachusetts State Police Nov 28

    Police Investigating Serious Crash in Medford

    State police said they are investigating a serious single-car crash in Medford, Massachusetts, on Sunday afternoon. The accident was reported around 2 p.m. on Mystic Avenue. A car reportedly struck a tree and the driver was taken to a Boston-area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing, and no further information was i...
  • Rhode Island Nov 28

    Rhode Island's Governor Sets State House Tree Lighting Event

    Rhode Island’s governor is hosting the annual holiday celebration and tree lighting at the State House. Gov. Dan McKee said the festivities will take place at 5 p.m. on Dec. 2 outside, on the south lawn of the State House. The tree will be lit at 6:15 p.m. Two Christmas trees will be on display at the State House. A…

  • Weather 21 hours ago

    Wintry Mix Closes Out Thanksgiving Weekend

    After waking up with a wintry mix of rain and snow in the southwest, our chance of showers on Sunday will continue. In the mountains we’ll be having a light coating of 1 to 2 inches in higher elevations and some flurries flying over the south and southeast in Boston as shower chances increase Sunday evening toward the overnight hours…....
  • Rhode Island Nov 28

    Rhode Island Single-Family Home Prices Are Up as Sales Slow

    The Rhode Island Association of Realtors reports that the median price of a single-family home in Rhode Island has continued to rise, as the number of sales has slowed down. Association data shows the median price rose 12.7% in the past year, while the number of single-family home sales fell 22.3% year over year. Agueda Del Borgo, association presi...
  • Massachusetts Nov 28

    Massachusetts Lawmakers Weigh New Regulations for Autocycles

    Proposed regulations of autocycles will be on the schedule when Massachusetts state lawmakers hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday. An autocycle is a motor vehicle with three wheels on the ground that meets federal motor vehicle safety standards for a motorcycle. Unlike motorcycles, however, autocycles typically include a steering wheel, a seat fo...
  • Waltham Nov 28

    1 Injured in Fight at Embassy Suites in Waltham

    One person was injured after a fight broke out at the Embassy Suites in Waltham, Massachusetts early Sunday morning. Police responded to the hotel on Winter Street shortly around 1:20a.m. after getting a report of a fight in progress. Police say a single gunshot went off during the altercation, but no one was struck by the bullet According to......
  • Vermont 24 hours ago

    2 Dead, 1 Injured Following Hunting Dispute in Vermont

    Two men were found dead following a reported shooting inside a home in Alburgh, Vermont on Saturday night. Police say the shooting occurred following a weeklong dispute between two men over access to a property for hunting. Police responded to a home on Cameron Drive around 10p.m. after multiple calls reporting of a shooting. Police found two men &...
  • seekonk 16 hours ago

    DA: Suspect Wanted for Break-In Dead After Gunfight With Police

    An investigation is underway after a suspect wanted for an early morning break-in at a store in Seekonk, Massachusetts, died in a gunfight with police. Seekonk oplice responded to a notification from an alarm company of a break-in at a business on Route 6 shortly before 6:45 a.m., according to the Bristol District Attorney’s Office. According...
  • Lynn Nov 28

    Police: Sleepy Driver Crashes Through Lynn 7-Eleven

    A driver that reportedly fell asleep at the wheel crashed through a 7-Eleven in Lynn, Massachusetts early Sunday morning. Police say a couple were in the car when it veered off Lynnfield Street and came crashing into the brick convenience store building. The couple sustained only minor injuries and were able to walk themselves to the ambulance. The...
  • Weather Nov 28

    Possible Evening Snow Showers to Close Out Thanksgiving Weekend

    Another big travel day is upon us as we close out the Thanksgiving holiday weekend! The good news is that other than cooler than average temperatures, we aren’t expecting any travel issues today due to weather across the six state region! Today we’ll see clouds on the increase and thickening from the west during the day as a system...

  • Waltham Nov 28

    Pedestrian Struck in Waltham

    A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Saturday night in Waltham, Massachusetts. The Waltham Fire Department said it received a call around 7:30 p.m. for a pedestrian crash in the area of Main and Lexington streets. Fire officials confirmed a victim was taken to a local area hospital but would not comment on the extent of the person’s injuries....
  • holiday shopping Nov 28

    ‘Buy it Now. Don't Wait': Brookline Shop Owner Has Advice for Holiday Shoppers

    Holiday shoppers can make a list, but they might not have time to check it twice if they want presents to be in stock and arrive on time. Last year more than a third of Postal Service first-class mail was late by the time Christmas arrived. The shipping nightmare has both the U.S. Postal Service and private shippers like...

  • Wachusett Mountain Nov 28

    Wachusett Mountain Opens for Season

    It’s that time of year again! Skiers can again hit the slopes at Wachusett Mountain, which kicked off its 2021-2022 season on Saturday. Saturday marked opening day for the ski area in Princeton, Massachusetts, with four of eight lifts running. and five of 27 trails open, according to the mountain’s snow report. “Our snowmakers and groom...
  • Lowell Police Nov 28

    Woman Killed in Lowell Identified as 22-Year-Old From Boston

    A woman who was found dead Friday inside a home in Lowell, Massachusetts, has been identified, and her death has officially been ruled a homicide following an autopsy, authorities announced. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Dejah Jenkins-Minus, according to a joint statement Saturday from Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Low...
  • Weather Nov 28

    Lows in the 20s Overnight, Clouds Increase Sunday Ahead of Rain/Snow Event

    After a busy couple days, we find ourselves winding things down temporarily. Much of the region saw some snow Friday night into Saturday with totals upwards of ten inches in northern New England and several inches across the interior southern areas. Saturday night we’re left with an exiting system north of New England which will leave in its wake.....
  • boston restaurant talk 5 hours ago

    The Pour House in Boston's Back Bay Is Returning

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A bit more than a year ago, it was reported that one of Boston’s best-known bars had closed down, though it soon appeared that it could end up coming back. Now we have learned that it will indeed be opening back up. According to a message sent to us this afternoon,...

  • Tom Brady Nov 27

    Tom Brady Was Very Fired Up After Michigan Beat Ohio State

    Former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a very good Saturday afternoon thanks to Michigan’s upset of its archrival, Ohio State.

  • red sox Nov 28

    Michael Wacha on Joining Red Sox: ‘It Was Almost a No-Brainer'

    Michael Wacha seems excited for a fresh start with the Red Sox. So, can the veteran pitcher make an impact in the rotation? John Tomase breaks down what Wacha brings to the table.

  • coronavirus Nov 27

    New Omicron Variant Emerges Amid COVID Spike in Massachusetts

    The world is on high alert as new cases of the potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus continue to get reported in Britain and across the globe. Amid fears that the recently identified new variant has the potential to be more resistant to the protection offered by vaccines, there are growing concerns that the pandemic and ass...
  • Mattapan Nov 27

    Firefighters Battle Late-Night Blaze at Mattapan Home

    Two people were displaced after a heavy fire broke out at a house in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston late Friday night. The Boston Fire Department responded to the Hannon Street fire at about 11:15 p.m. There were no reported injuries, according to the fire department, and they said the exact cause of the fire remains under investigation. Detai...
  • Celtics Nov 27

    Roller Coaster Celtics Continue to Be Plagued by Same Issues

    After another frustrating loss Friday in San Antonio, Chris Forsberg identifies several areas where the Celtics need to improve if they want to get off their early-season “roller coaster.”

  • NHL Nov 28

    NHL Punishes Rangers' Panarin for Throwing Glove at Brad Marchand

    Rangers winger Artemi Panarin drew a fine from the NHL after throwing his glove at Bruins star Brad Marchand on Friday.

  • traffic Nov 27

    Route 24 in Avon Partially Shut Down for Dump Truck Rollover

    First responders were on the scene of an accident involving a dump truck on Route 24 in Avon, Massachusetts on Saturday morning. The Brockton Fire Department said they were helping the Avon Fire Department with a dump truck rolled over on its side after a collision with a trailer on route 24 between Route 27 and the Avon exit. The…

  • new england covid Nov 28

    New Hampshire, Vermont Testing Deer for COVID-19

    With hunting season underway, wildlife agencies in New Hampshire and Vermont have started testing for COVID-19 in white-tailed deer, as antibodies for the virus have been found in deer in other states. New Hampshire and Vermont were approached by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service about testing the...
  • the food project Nov 27

    Boston Nonprofit Focusing on Equity in City's ‘Fresh Food Desert'

    There are some families that are priced out of quality fruits and vegetables simply because of their zip code. The lack of access to healthy produce is called a food desert. But how do you address this challenge? There’s a greenhouse in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood that is serving up food equity with a side of compassion. The Dudley...
  • christmas trees Nov 27

    Want a Christmas Tree? Don't Wait. Mass. Farms Dealing With Shortage

    If heading to a farm to cut down your Christmas tree is a family tradition, you better head out soon. And you might want to call ahead. As the owner of Mistletoe Christmas Tree Farm told us, “For our cut-your-own trees, we actually sold out on Wednesday.” The Christmas tree farm in Stow still has plenty of pre-cut trees but…

  • Celtics Nov 27

    Celtics Vs. Spurs Takeaways: Slow Start Dooms C's Yet Again

    The Boston Celtics fell back to .500 with a 96-88 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on the road Friday night.

  • Waltham police Nov 27

    Waltham Police Seek Public's Help Locating Missing Teen

    Police in Waltham, Massachusetts, are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen at her home on Thanksgiving morning. Esthefany Rivera, 14, hasn’t been heard from since 8 a.m. Thursday when she was at her house in the Moody Street area, Waltham police said. Rivera is described as 5’2″ tall, weighing 130 pounds, with ...
  • Lowell Police Nov 27

    Homicide Investigation Underway After Woman in Her 20s Found Dead in Lowell

    A woman in her 20s was found dead at a home in Lowell, Massachusetts, on Friday, and authorities say her death is being investigated as an apparent homicide. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Lowell Police Superintendent Kelly Richardson released a joint statement Friday night confirming the homicide investigation. Lowell police responded...
  • Joe Biden Nov 27

    In Nantucket, Biden Shops, Attends Christmas Tree Lighting

    Biden and his entire family are spending the Thanksgiving holiday on the Massachusetts island, renting a sprawling compound that belongs to his friend and billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein.

  • omicron Nov 27

    Concern Mounting for Boston Logan Travelers After Omicron Prompts Travel Ban

    As a new COVID-19 variant emerges prompting the United States to issue a travel ban on South Africa and seven other countries, international travelers at Boston Logan are growing worried. The World Health Organization has named the variant “omicron” and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern. There are no reported cases in the Uni...
  • Amazon Nov 27

    New England's Largest Amazon Fulfillment Center Exceeds Capacity to Ensure Timely Deliveries

    Walking into New England’s largest Amazon Fulfillment center in Fall River, Massachusetts, can be overwhelming, with packages stacked up all the way to the top of the structure’s 120-foot high ceiling. “Our racks go all the way to the ceiling. So, two thirds of our employees in this building are up in the air for the majority of their...
  • Weather Nov 27

    First Alert: Snow Accumulating in Northern New England, Wintry Mix Falling South

    In northern New England, we’ve got winter advisories and warnings with snow coming down all through Friday night. Ski country is doing quite well getting all the snow. Bursts of snow are appearing closer to the coastline, as well into the North Shore through the night. Temperatures will be running above freezing so we’re not talking abo...
  • coronavirus Nov 26

    Mass. Reports 5,058 More COVID cases, 24 New Deaths Over 2 Days

    Massachusetts health officials reported another 5,058 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 24 new deaths Friday, encompassing data from the past two days as the Department of Public Health’s interactive coronavirus dashboard was not posted on Thanksgiving Day. The most recent report pushed the state’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to ...
  • red sox Nov 27

    Michael Wacha Finalizing Deal With Red Sox: Report

    The Boston Red Sox are reportedly finalizing a one-year deal with free agent righthanded pitcher Michael Wacha.

  • BOSTON Nov 26

    TSA Stops Woman With Loaded Gun in Carry-on at Boston Logan Checkpoint

    A woman with a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag was stopped at a security checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston on the day before Thanksgiving, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The handgun had five rounds when it was found in the bag on Wednesday, TSA spokesperson Dan Velez said in a tweet. State police were ...
  • cohasset Nov 27

    Hundreds of Pieces of Mail Stolen From Cohasset Residents Found Strewn Across Town

    Hundreds of letters, postcards and packages that were stolen from mailboxes of residents in Cohasset, Massachusetts were found strewn across yards and roadways in town, according to police. Thieves swiped mail and packages from dozens of homes — right off peoples doorsteps and out of their mailboxes — on Jerusalem Road between Hull Stre...
  • Patriots Nov 26

    Patriots-Titans Preview: How Will Mac Jones Handle Things If Mike Vrabel Brings Blitz?

    How well rookie quarterback Mac Jones handles blitzes from the Tennessee defense will be a pivotal factor in the outcome of Sunday’s Patriots-Titans showdown in Foxboro, writes Phil Perry.

  • New England Nov 26

    First Alert: Winter Storm Hits Northern New England, Some Snow South

    Although Friday dawned with temperatures warm enough for raindrops for nearly all of New England, some far northern communities along the Canadian border were cold enough to already observe a combination of rain and snow falling lightly, including Newport, Vermont. This is just the beginning of a trend for rain to change to snow and colder air to s...
  • Winchester Nov 27

    Mass. Man, 28, Arrested in Connection With Sexual Assault at Middlesex Fells Reservation

    Massachusetts authorities announced late Friday night that they have apprehended a Medford man who allegedly violently attacked and sexually assaulted a woman while she was walking on a trail at the Middlesex Fells Reservation earlier in the day. Brady McCue, 28, was arrested in connection with the sexual assault and assault and battery of a 48-yea...
  • Celtics Nov 26

    Celtics Launch Into Possibly Season-Defining Stretch Amid Holidays

    The Celtics have a very tough schedule in December, one that Chris Forsberg views as a season-defining stretch for Boston as it tries to climb up the East standings.

  • hit and run Nov 26

    Police Locate Driver Who Crashed Into Parked Cars in Roxbury on Thanksgiving

    Boston Police say they have found the driver of a Jeep that crashed into several parked cars in Roxbury early Thanksgiving morning. Dramatic home surveillance video captured the moments when the crash occurred on Chesterton Street near Mass. Ave. around 4 a.m. Thursday. The car “came barreling down the street. Like no lie barreling prob doing 50 mi...
  • Brockton Nov 26

    2 Arrested Following Shooting, Standoff With Brockton Police

    Police in Brockton, Massachusetts have arrested two men in connection with a reported shooting early Friday morning. Police responded to a ShotSpotter activation on Davids Street around 1:30a.m. on Friday and found three cars that sustained damages from the gunfire. According to police, the casings found on the street are two different sizes, indic...
  • Black Friday Nov 27

    Large Crowds Return for In-Store Black Friday Shopping

    Shoppers began trickling into stores early Friday morning to take advantage of Black Friday deals, after the COVID pandemic kept many in-store shoppers home last year. This year, with vaccines now widely available for a majority of Americans, an estimated 2 million more people are expected to shop from now thru Cyber Monday. Still, holiday shopping...
  • Weather Nov 26

    Cold Front Turns Rain into Snow Friday Night

    A strong cold front will pass through the region today bringing with it rain south and snow north.  As Low pressure develops and intensifies along the front over the Gulf of Maine, it’ll enhance the precipitation, especially across northern New England.  We’ll see mostly rain showers across southern New England through the mid-afternoon, but as col...
  • Missing Teen Nov 26

    Billerica Police Locate Missing Teen From Vermont

    Police in Billerica, Massachusetts, have safely located a missing teenager from Vermont. Ethan McGuire, age 13, was found safe early Friday morning in Lowell, Billerica police said in a tweet. Police asked the public for assistance locating him Thursday night and said the teen had been missing since 6:30 p.m. from the area of Charnstaff Lane. Bille...
  • Thanksgiving Nov 26

    Hundreds Gather for Day of Mourning in Plymouth

    Thanksgiving is a joyous holiday for most, but for many Native Americans it’s a day to remember all the terrible things that happened to their people. “What we have been doing isn’t working, and what we need to do is to decolonize, bring the land back,” Participant June Sapiel said. Every year at noon on Thanksgiving, Native Americans gather....
  • University of Maine Nov 26

    UMaine Develops Climate Change Resistant Potatoes

    This Thanksgiving, you may be helping yourself to a heaping pile of mashed potatoes. But scientists at the University of Maine and other researchers are concerned it may be harder to get those same spuds in the future because of climate change. “When temperatures are too high, potatoes often have quality problems,” said Dr. Gregory Porter, a Profes...
  • Thanksgiving Nov 26

    Family Honors Quincy Firefighter by Giving Back

    For the Rizzi family, the Thanksgiving holiday starts with making a stop at all eight of the fire stations in Quincy, Massachusetts. “When my father passed away we were thinking of a way we could keep his name going in the fire department,” son John Rizzi said. It’s a part of a family tradition that has gone on for 13…

  • hit and run Nov 26

    Search for Drivers Who Crashed Into Parked Cars in Roxbury

    Dramatic home surveillance video captured the moments when a driver in a speeding Jeep crashed into several parked cars in Roxbury early Thanksgiving morning. It happened on Chesterton Street near Mass. Ave. around 4 a.m. Thursday. The car “came barreling down the street. Like no lie barreling prob doing 50 miles per hour,” said Eric Samayoa, who c...
  • Mansfield Nov 25

    Fatal Thanksgiving Day Crash on I-495 in Mansfield Under Investigation

    State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on Interstate 495 South in Mansfield, Massachusetts, on Thanksgiving morning. State Police said that at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, the single-car crash happened at mile marker 33. Police said a 2009 Lexus sedan left the highway and crashed into a tree. They said the driver, a 39-y...
  • Thanksgiving Nov 25

    St. Francis House Helps Feed Families In Need On Thanksgiving

    A hot turkey and all the fixings is what anyone wants on Thanksgiving Day, but for some who come to St Francis House, a day shelter for the homeless and anyone looking for a place to go in Boston, it means a whole lot more. “It is so cold outside, for everyone just to be together,” said guest Julianna...

  • COVID-19 Nov 25

    Rapid COVID Tests a Must for Some This Thanksgiving

    Some travelers are looking for that extra layer of protection before visiting their families. As many make their way to see their family for the first time in a long time, travelers are packing another item with their luggage: rapid COVID test kits. They cost about $20 and you can get results in minutes. Here is what you need to…

  • Massachusetts Nov 25

    The Most Congested Roads in Mass. on Thanksgiving Day

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is out with the most congested spots on this Thanksgiving Day. The heaviest traffic, in fact one of the worst roads to travel on Thanksgiving Day, is Route 3 South between Braintree and Plymouth from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Another traffic hot spot is the Massachusetts Turnpike West from 9 a.m. until 1 p....
  • Weather Nov 25

    Rain and Snow on Friday, Possibility of a Bigger Storm Monday

    Happy Thanksgiving! Temperatures weren’t quite as chilly this morning compared to the last couple of mornings. And we have a brief warm up Thursday afternoon as highs jump to the 50s south and 40s in northern New England!  It is a nice Thanksgiving treat with quiet travel weather all along the eastern U.S.  Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New Yor...
  • coronavirus Nov 25

    Mass. Hospitals Stretched Thin With Rising COVID Cases and Staffing Shortages

    Hospitals across Massachusetts are critically close to or even above capacity – due to staffing shortages, an uptick in COVID-19 cases and a significant increase in the number of people needing in-patient care. “It can get bad enough at times that even the ambulance has to wait to drop a patient off,” said UMass Memorial Health Presiden...
  • skiing Nov 25

    Maine Ski Resort Increases on-Site Health Resources as COVID Spike Strains Hospitals

    Since summertime, Sunday River Resort has been planning ahead to handle inevitable skiing injuries this season, especially now that Maine is hitting record COVID-19 hospitalizations. As of Wednesday, skiers had been back on trails at the Newry ski area for roughly a week, with Maine hitting a new high of more than 310 COVID-related hospitalizations...
  • Vermont Nov 24

    ‘I'm Super Excited': Skiers From Around the World Descend on Vt. for Killington Cup

    A Thanksgiving weekend tradition is returning to New England’s largest ski resort after taking a year off in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wednesday, crews were busy putting the finishing touches on the venue for the HomeLight Killington Cup at Killington Resort. For the fifth time, Vermont will welcome many of the world’s fast...
  • coronavirus Nov 24

    COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rise to 764 in Mass. With 2,978 New Cases Reported

    Massachusetts health officials reported another 2,978 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18 new deaths Wednesday, as well as the highest number of hospitalized patients since the beginning of March. The report pushed the state’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 841,972 since the start of the pandemic and its death toll to 18,915. Massachusetts...
  • Ahmaud Arbery Nov 24

    New England Lawmakers React to Verdict in Ahmaud Arbery's Killing

    Members of New England’s legislative delegation took to social media Wednesday to share their thoughts on the guilty verdicts in the trial of the three white men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery in 2020. “Ahmaud Arbery was hunted down for simply jogging while Black,” Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley tweeted. “Th...
  • Patriots Nov 24

    The Mantra of the 2021 Patriots Should Be ‘Why Not Us?'

    Who’s the best team in the AFC through 11 weeks? Our Tom E. Curran makes a compelling case for the Patriots, while drawing an interesting parallel between this club and the 2001 squad that launched New England’s dynasty.

  • Thanksgiving Nov 25

    Pleasant Thanksgiving to Follow Cold Wednesday Night

    We’re hoping you’re staying warm under these cold temperatures. Our lows will drop to the 20s again in northern New England Wednesday night, so layer up if you are out and about. The weather has been kind enough to allow us smooth sailing for traveling across much of the country, and here in New England, our Thanksgiving afternoon promi...
  • coronavirus Nov 24

    NH Averaging 1,000 COVID Cases a Day. Here's What Officials Are Doing About It

    New Hampshire has been averaging nearly 1,000 new COVID-19 infections per day in recent weeks. And as of Tuesday, 350 people were hospitalized, surpassing the record set last winter and contributing to longer wait times in emergency departments and delays in treatment for other conditions. Gov. Chris Sununu announced three steps he is taking in an ...
  • BOSTON Nov 24

    Man Convicted in 2000 Lawrence Killing Charged in Boston Road Rage Stabbing

    A man convicted of second-degree murder in a shooting two decades ago is accused of stabbing a man in a road rage incident last week in Boston. A 59-year-old man was stabbed on Nov. 17 at the intersection of Boylston Street and Charlesgate, according to Massachusetts State Police, who responded around 7:30 p.m. that day. Police say the victim was&#...
  • mbta Nov 24

    Three Teens Arrested for Violent Assault at MBTA Station

    Three teens were arrested following a violent assault at an MBTA bus station last weekend. The teens, all between 14 and 17, were part of a group that assaulted a 43-year-old man on Sunday, leaving him unconscious at MBTA’s Andrew Square Station, MBTA Transit Police said. Police said they responded to a call about the assault around midnight and up...
  • COVID Q&A Nov 24

    Is the Pfizer Vaccine Really 100% Effective in Teens?

    Pfizer said earlier this week that its vaccine is 100% effective in teenagers over the age of 12 but has previously said it’s 95% effective in adults. NBC10 Boston asked three top Boston doctors on Tuesday to explain that discrepancy and if the data would help to boost the chances of Pfizer’s vaccine for kids getting full approval from ...
  • Hyde Park Nov 25

    Boston Police Ask for Help Identifying Package Thief

    Someone is trying to steal Christmas this year in Boston, according to police. Residents in Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, Roslindale and West Roxbury have been reporting package thefts, potentially at the hands of the same woman. Boston police are now asking for help identifying the woman after she was captured by a Ring doorbell camera outside a home ...
  • coronavirus Nov 25

    ‘Our Hospitals Are Full': Boston Doctors Warn of COVID Surge Amid Bed Shortage

    Boston doctors are sounding the alarm over an expected surge in COVID cases as hospitals across Massachusetts struggle with bed and staffing shortages. “Our hospitals are full. All hospitals are full,” Dr. Shira Doron of Tufts Medical Center said Tuesday on NBC10 Boston’s weekly “COVID Q&A” series. “Hospitals...
  • Cape Cod Nov 24

    NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Plane Crash Off Cape Cod Coast

    The National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday released its preliminary report for the Oct. 31 plane crash off Cape Cod which resulted in the death of the pilot. The single engine Piper 28 was flying from Pennsylvania to Chatham, Massachusetts, when it was reported missing off Nauset Beach in Orleans. Its debris was found four days later on ...
  • BOSTON Nov 25

    Mayor Wu Extends Outdoor Dining in Boston to Dec. 31

    Fans of al fresco dining in Boston now have an extra month to enjoy a meal outdoors. Mayor Michelle Wu announced Wednesday that the city’s temporary outdoor dining program – that first took effect in June 2020 to help boost business at restaurants struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic – has been extended to Dec. 31.  Outdoor din...
  • pedestrian crash Nov 24

    Elderly Man Dies After Being Struck by Jeep in Lynn

    A 76-year-old man has died after being hit by a car Tuesday night in Lynn, Massachusetts. The man, a Lynn resident, was walking in the crosswalk on the Lynnway near Newhall Street when he was hit by a 2007 Jeep Commander traveling south around 6:44 p.m. Tuesday, Massachusetts State Police said. First responders administered emergency medical aid at...
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