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Maine 5 hours ago

Collins, Jones propose fuller benefits for military widows

A pair of U.S. senators wants to repeal a law they believe unfairly penalizes the widows of members of the military. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama have introduced a proposal called the Military Widow’s Tax Elimination Act. The senators said the proposal would take away a law that stops tens of

  • Grafton 14 hours ago

    ‘Outcome Could Have Been Tragic’: Good Samaritan Rescues Woman From Sinking Car

    A woman who was trapped in a sinking car was saved by a Good Samaritan in Grafton, Massachusetts. Authorities say the car was heading down Wheeler Road late Friday night when it slid on black ice, causing the driver to lose control and sending the car off the roadway, into a river. The man who was driving was able to…

  • theft 15 hours ago

    11 Canada Goose Jackets Stolen From Danvers Store

    An expensive theft was caught on camera at a clothing store in Danvers, Massachusetts. It happened at Giblees Menswear and Tuxedos located at 85 Andover Street. Store owner Alan Giblee tells NBC10 Boston and NECN that three Canada Goose jackets were stolen on Saturday. Eleven of the expensive jackets have been stolen over the last few days, according to Giblee….

  • Worcester 15 hours ago

    Woman Sentenced in Deadly 2017 Christmas Drug Deal

    A Worcester, Massachusetts, woman has been sentenced to eight-to-10 years in prison for her role in a 2017 Christmas drug deal that turned deadly. Sixty-year-old Susan Dixon previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter, robbery and leaving the scene. Assistant District Attorney Lisa Casella said Dixon had driven her husband’s SUV during a snowstorm to buy drugs. She said Dixon spoke with…

  • tis the season 16 hours ago

    Santa Speedo Run Turns 20 in Boston

    ‘Tis the season to run nearly naked through the usually chilly—it was remarkably warm Saturday, almost reaching 60 degrees—streets of Boston. The Santa Speedo Run turned 20 on Saturday, when hundreds of people clad only in bikini-style swimsuits and Santa hats dashed through the city’s Back Bay neighborhood. Organizers say the bawdy event has raised nearly $2 million for a…

  • Weather 15 hours ago

    Temperatures Drop Sunday Before Snow Breaks Out Monday Night

    Heavy rain, coastal flooding and gusty winds – it wasn’t a very nice start to the weekend. Temperatures were remarkably warm. Boston missed 60 by a couple of degrees, but Norwood, Providence, Taunton, New Bedford and Plymouth all climbed into the 60s. Most areas received 1.5 inches to 4 inches of rain with locally higher amounts. The tidal gauge in…

  • Newtown 6 hours ago

    Newtown High School Football Makes History on 7-Year Sandy Hook Anniversary

    There was a sure sign of strength on the field as the Newtown High School football team won the Class LL State Championship against Darien on the 7th anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy. In a dramatic turn of events, the Nighthawks scored a 36-yard touchdown during the final play of the game and finished with a score of 13-7….

  • New England Patriots 14 hours ago

    Like Last Season, Table Set for Patriots to Right Ship

    For everything currently ailing the Patriots, the stars have aligned for them to fix it all just in time for another postseason run. With the trade deadline having come and gone almost two months ago, how is that possible? It’s simple: much like in 2018, the mortal-looking Patriots are going to catch a break with their schedule at the perfect…

  • car into building 15 hours ago

    1 Injured After Car Crashes Into Driving School in N. Reading

    One person was injured after a car crashed into a driver training school in North Reading, Massachusetts. A call came in just after 2 p.m. Saturday for a report of a car which had crashed into 324 Main St., a National Safety Council Massachusetts Driver Retraining Center. Police say one person was taken to an area hospital but officials did…

  • Weather 19 hours ago

    Soggy Start to Weekend

    Although Saturday started so soggy, breaks in the rain will develop this afternoon. That will be the better time to head out to shop or do holiday errands, even though there will still be some spot showers around. Highs will surge well into the 50s, and even near 60, in Southern New England with 40s and 50s for Northern New…

  • Boston police 15 hours ago

    Search for Missing Teen Underway in Boston

    Authorities in Boston are searching for a missing teen last seen Friday afternoon. Emily Nguyen, 16, of Dorchester, was last seen around 2:30 p.m. Friday near 612 Metropolitan Ave. in Hyde Park. Nguyen is an Asian female, roughly 5-foot-2, 105 pounds with long, straight dark brown hair and brown eyes. She is believed to have been wearing a long brown…

  • Massachusetts 15 hours ago

    Man Shot, Killed Outside Brockton Home

    One man is dead after he was shot Friday night outside of his family’s home in Brockton, Massachusetts, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz announced. Police received a call around 9:05 p.m. for a shooting at 10 Shaw Road. Responding officers found Marshawn A. Potts, 26, of Brockton, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in the driveway. He was pronounced dead…

  • Boston College 22 hours ago

    BC Tabs Ohio St. Assistant Hafley as Football Coach

    The tweet from Boston College athletic director Martin Jarmond showed a puff of white smoke rising from the school’s Gothic bell tower, Gasson Hall. The Eagles have a new football coach. Borrowing from a papal tradition, the Jesuit school ended its search to replace Steve Addazio and made it official on Saturday by confirming that Ohio State co-defensive coordinator

  • Sandy Hook Dec 14

    Church Services, Vigils to Mark 7 Years Since Sandy Hook Shooting

    Vigils and church services are planned Saturday in Connecticut to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and remember victims of other gun violence incidents. Twenty first-graders and six educators were killed at the Newtown school on Dec. 14, 2012. The Newtown Congregational Church and St. Rose of Lima Church will hold remembrance services in Newtown…

  • Weather Dec 14

    FIRST ALERT: Rainy, Windy Saturday in New England

    A flood watch continues for eastern New England, and a wind advisory for Cape Cod and the Islands to the coast of Maine. We also have coastal flood advisories for the high tide early this afternoon.  Low pressure tracking through the Hudson River Valley in New York, to the upper Connecticut River Valley in New England, brought in much warmer

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology 22 hours ago

    Uniquely Boston: MIT Robots

    You may have seen the video of MIT robots that can play soccer and perform all kinds of tricks, but did you know the Mini Cheetahs have an important purpose? It’s a 20-pound, four-legged metal robot that is designed for next level mobility. “We have cars, airplanes, and ships, submarines. We have a lot of technology that can help

  • costume shop 21 hours ago

    Boston Ballet Costume Team Takes Great Pride in Work

    There’s of course the auditions and rehearsals, but the costumes are as important as anything else. The Boston Ballet unveiled new costumes for the “Nutcracker” seven years ago, and those costumes are lovingly cared for by the company’s costume shop. There are 350 costumes for the different casts, with 182 in every show. “I love fitting the kids,” said

  • Haverhill High School Dec 14

    Man Stabbed Outside Haverhill High School Gym; Minor Arrested

    A minor has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a man outside of a high school gym where a basketball game was in progress in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Police responded to the Haverhill High School gymnasium around 7:14 p.m. Friday for a report of a man who had been stabbed.  The victim was treated for a non-life-threatening stab wound and taken

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