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Massachusetts 5 hours ago

Tractor-Trailer Rolls Over, Route 1 North Closed in Revere

A tractor-trailer rollover has temporarily closed Route 1 northbound Monday night in Revere, Massachusetts. The tractor-trailer spilled cargo on the roadway after it rolled over around 9:15 p.m. The d...

  • mbta 23 hours ago

    Delays on Rockport Commuter Rail Line Due to Police Activity

    Delays are being reported on the Rockport commuter rail line on Monday morning due to police activity in Swampscott, Massachusetts. The MBTA Commuter Rail said shortly before 6 a.m. on Twitter that the 4:55 a.m. train from Rockport is holding at Swampscott due to police activity and is currently 5 to 15 minutes behind schedule. Swampscott police sa...
  • BOSTON 16 hours ago

    Baker, Pressley and Markey Speak at 50th Boston MLK Day Breakfast

    Local and state dignitaries gathered Monday morning for the 50th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at the Boston Convention Center. Rev. Michael Curry of the Episcopal Church, who presided over the wedding of Megan Markel and Prince Harry, made the keynote address. “Lord be with us to renew our strength and committee with the c...
  • Ashland High School Jan 20

    Ashland HS Football Coach Serving as Mentor

    Behind the many recent successes of national coach of the year finalist Andrew Mackay, the head football coach of Ashland High School, are life lessons rooted in loss, sacrifice, honor and inspiration.

  • Twin River casino Jan 20

    Man Arrested for Armed Robbery at RI Casino, Police Say

    A Massachusetts man who police say robbed a man at knifepoint at a Rhode Island casino has been arrested. Police in Lincoln, Rhode Island, say 30-year-old Anthony McClain, of Framingham, Massachusetts has been charged with first-degree robbery.They say McClain stole a 69-year-old man’s wallet, cell phone and glasses at knifepoint in the parki...
  • priests suspended Jan 20

    2 Mass. Priests Suspended Amid Decades Old Abuse Complaints

    Two retired Catholic priests in Massachusetts have been suspended amid separate allegations of sexual abuse. The Diocese of Fall River said Sunday that Fathers James Buckley and Edward Byington have been accused of abusing minors decades ago. The diocese didn’t specify the nature of the abuse other than to say they are separate, unrelated cla...
  • NH Primary Jan 19

    Sanders Says Gender, Age Both Pose Obstacles to Candidates

    Bernie Sanders made a comparison Sunday between the challenges women face in politics today and his running for president at the age of 78 as the Democratic presidential candidate continues to face questions over his recent feud with Elizabeth Warren on sexism in politics. During an hourlong appearance on New Hampshire Public Radio, Sanders was ask...
  • Ashland Jan 19

    Oh, Deer: Rescue Team Saves Animal Trapped on Ashland Reservoir

    A deer trapped in frozen water got a big helping hand from a rescue crew in Ashland on Sunday. Authorities received a call about the distressed deer early Sunday. Crews rushed out to assist, using an ice rescue sled in making the rescue. The deer needed multiple attempts to get out, falling repeatedly back through the ice. The Ashland Fire…...
  • WALPOLE Jan 20

    2 Men Escape Truck That Plunged Into Walpole Pond

    Two men have escaped from a truck that plunged into a frozen pond early Sunday morning in Massachusetts. Walpole Police Chief John Carmichael says the pickup truck somehow “slid off” Oak Street and crashed into a nearby pond. The truck was submerged in about 10 feet of water and both men had to escape through a window, he said. The&#823...
  • Holy Cross Jan 19

    Another Holy Cross Rower Released From Hospital After Crash

    Another member of the Holy Cross women’s rowing team has been released from the hospital after a crash in Florida that killed a teammate, the college announced Sunday. Paige Cohen, a junior from Atlanta, was released from Lanwood Regional Medical Center on Saturday afternoon, the Massachusetts school wrote in a statement.  Grace Rett, a ...
  • Bruins Jan 20

    McAvoy Takes Blame in Bad Loss at Pittsburgh

    It should be a season where the promising youngster competes for a Norris Trophy. Instead, it’s been a season of misfires, including Sunday’s loss, Joe Haggerty writes.

  • Weather Jan 20

    Colder Air Arrives to Start the Week

    It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon with fresh snow everywhere in New England. Saturday night’s snowy low pressure was a fast mover, but the snow came down heavy for a couple of hours, leaving few inches south, to eight inches at most of the ski areas north. For a change, there was no wind Sunday morning, but that is changing...

  • Patriots 19 hours ago

    Should Pats Fans Be Worried About Tom Brady’s Latest Remarks?

    The New England Patriots are facing a lot of uncertainty this offseason as Tom Brady will be an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career. And he’s pretty non-committal about his future.

  • BOSTON Jan 19

    Boston Manhole Fires Prompt Power Outages, Street Closures

    Crews responded overnight to a report of manhole fires near Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston and remained on scene Sunday morning. Eversource says the smoking manholes at Union and North streets were caused by an underground equipment failure that burned cables. The Boston Fire Department and Eversource are working to fix the problem. No injuries ha...
  • double fatal Jan 20

    2 Men Dead After Car Crashes Into Tree in Brockton

    Two men in their 20s were killed early Sunday morning after the car they were in crashed into a tree in Brockton, Massachusetts, the Plymouth County District Attorney announced. A preliminary investigation reveals a 23-year-old Brockton man was driving an Infiniti sedan around 1:25 a.m. Sunday in the area of 200 Main St. when he tried to pass anoth...
  • Weather Jan 19

    After Slick Start Sunday, Melting Snow as Temps Near 40

    Temperatures today will warm into the 40s. Those temperatures combined with sunshine, even this time of year, will lead to some significant melting. By Sunday afternoon, most roads should be mainly wet. Colder air is set to move in Monday and will linger through Wednesday. This will be the coldest air so far this season with overnight lows in the&#...
  • ATM Burglars Jan 19

    Pair of Burglars Caught Trying to Break Into ATM in Downtown Boston: Police

    Two men allegedly trying to break into an ATM machine in downtown Boston were caught and arrested early Saturday, police say. An ATM alarm call near 67 Broad Street first went out to Boston police officers around 2:20 a.m. When the officers arrived, they began studying the machine for any signs of damage. As they looked over the machine, which&#823...
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