• Massachusetts November 26, 2019 5:56 pm

    Fallen Worcester Fire Fighter Awarded Posthumous Medal of Honor

    Fallen Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy, who died battling a fire in 2018, was among those honored Tuesday at Massachusetts’ ‘Firefighter of the Year’ Awards. Officials including Gov. Charlie Baker were on hand for the 30th annual event at Mechanics Hall in Worcester to honor firefighters from fire departments who undertook heroic acts of bravery and public service across the state in 2018.

  • Governor November 25, 2019 11:48 pm

    Gov. Baker Signs Hands-Free Driving Bill Into Massachusetts Law

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed the long-awaited bill Monday that would make it illegal to hold a cellphone while driving in the Bay State. Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the hands-free driving bill with a 38-1 vote in the Senate and 153-1 vote from the House. Baker signed the bill just after 3 p.m.

  • New York City November 23, 2019 4:25 pm

    Prince Andrew's Troubles Not Over Despite Change in Status

    Britain’s Prince Andrew continues to face many hurdles despite his decision to step down from royal duties because of his friendship with billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The 59-year-old prince, who is Queen Elizabeth II’s son, is struggling to stay at the helm of his Pitch&Palace charity, with some British media reports indicating he has already stepped down. A number...

  • Canada November 15, 2019 5:08 pm

    Youth Hockey Coach Accused of Child Rape Arrested for Missing Court Appearance

    A Massachusetts youth hockey coach awaiting trial for child rape charges was located and arrested Friday morning, after failing to turn himself in to a Vermont court on Thursday. He was released on bail earlier this month after he met certain conditions due to rulings by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in two unrelated cases.

  • Governor November 7, 2019 6:28 pm

    Hockey Coach Accused of Child Rape Set for Release Ahead of Trial

    A youth hockey coach awaiting trial for child rape charges is expected to be released on bail following rulings by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in two unrelated cases. Thirty-three-year-old Christopher Prew of Marblehead is accused of sexually assaulting eight boys under the age of 14. He had been held without bail since a court appearance in March of 2018.

  • Massachusetts November 6, 2019 5:43 pm

    Convenience Store Owners Close Up Shop to Protest Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

    Convenience stores across Massachusetts closed up shop for part of Wednesday so that owners could protest proposed regulations that would take menthol cigarettes off their shelves. About a thousand members of the Boston Convenience Store Owners Association and as well as owners of other stores across the Commonwealth, shut down their businesses in solidarity to take part in the noon...

  • Boston November 3, 2019 12:01 am

    New Surveillance Video of Suspects in Dedham Robbery

    New surveillance video that shows two suspects near the scene of a police chase in Dedham, Massachusetts surfaced Saturday. Boston police said they were aware of the video as they continued to search for suspects in Friday’s armed robbery.

  • Massachusetts November 1, 2019 11:42 pm

    Armed Robbers Still at Large After Leading Police on Chase, Abandoning BMW in Dedham

    Dedham residents are being urged to stay inside Friday afternoon as police search for armed robbery suspects who abandoned their vehicle amid a chase. Dedham and Massachusetts state police are searching for the suspected robbers near Violet and Commonwealth avenues.

  • Worcester October 9, 2019 5:02 pm

    $100K Cash Prize Purchased in Dorchester Remains Unclaimed

    Check your numbers! A Mass Lottery cash prize of $100,000 is still unclaimed, and nearing its expiration, almost a year after it was purchased. The winning ticket was bought on Nov. 9, 2018 at Metamorphosis in Dorchester, according to Mass Lottery officials.

  • Boston October 1, 2019 7:47 pm

    Mass. Mayors Announce Support of ROE Act at State House

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined other mayors from across Massachusetts Tuesday in support of legislation that would protect access to abortion in the Bay State. The mayors declared their support for the legislation during an event at the State House Tuesday morning.

  • Prince September 29, 2019 8:33 pm

    Meghan Markle Joins Prince Harry in Malawi via Skype While Baby Archie Naps

    While Meghan, Duchess of Sussex stayed behind in South Africa with baby Archie Harrison as husband Prince Harry embarked on solo trips elsewhere in Africa, she made an unexpected appearance alongside him in Malawi. On Sunday, the Duke of Sussex met with students and alumni supported by U.K. scholarships from Campaign for Female Education at the Nalikule College of Education....

  • Africa September 23, 2019 2:13 pm

    Harry and Meghan Start 1st Official Tour as Family in Africa

    Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, began their first official tour as a family on Monday with their infant son, Archie, in South Africa. The first day of their 10-day, multi-country tour started in Cape Town with visits to girls’ empowerment projects that teach rights and self-defense. A musical welcome greeted them in the township of...

  • Massachusetts September 22, 2019 11:55 pm

    Top News Photos:Ukraine Protests, The Queen's Speech and More

    U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III spent the day Sunday at multiple campaign-style events across Massachusetts, just one day after he formally declared he’s running for the U.S. Senate. The 38-year-old hosted a breakfast for supporters in Pittsfield, then visited a nonprofit for at-risk youth in Springfield. Later he met with LGBT asylum seekers in Worcester and even joined union workers...

  • Massachusetts September 21, 2019 9:38 pm

    Rep. Joe Kennedy III Formally Announces Senate Run

    U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to bid for the upper chamber of Congress since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962. “Let’s get this out of the way right away: I’m here to announce that I’m going to be a candidate for the...

  • Africa September 19, 2019 1:12 pm

    Prince Harry & Meghan Markle in Rome for Misha Nonoo's Wedding

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have reportedly touched down in Rome for the wedding of Meghan’s friend Misha Nonoo, who is tying the knot with oil tycoon Michael Hess. “Eagle Italian eyes tell me that Harry and Meghan were spotted arriving in Rome today. For tomorrow’s wedding of the Duchess’ best mate Misha Nonoo to oil tycoon Michael Hess,” royal...

  • Massachusetts November 3, 2019 9:48 pm

    Chicopee Woman Wins Big

  • Massachusetts September 9, 2019 8:42 pm

    Worcester Officials Push to Lure Red Claws From Maine

    After luring the Pawtucket Red Sox out of Rhode Island, city officials in Worcester, Massachusetts, hope to do the same with the Boston Celtics’ affiliate in Maine. Worcester officials have been discussing an effort to bring the Maine Red Claws, the Portland-based G League team, to the Heart of the Commonwealth.

  • Instagram September 2, 2019 9:43 am

    Prince Harry ‘Can't Wait' to Introduce Meghan Markle, Archie to South Africa on Upcoming Tour

    This fall, Prince Harry, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and their son Archie Harrison will kick off a Southern African tour, their first as a family of three. And, for his part, the proud dad could not be more excited. So much so, that on Sunday morning, he took to their Sussex Royal Instagram account to share a personal message with...

  • Boston August 30, 2019 7:21 pm

    These Boston Streets Are Closing for Move-in Weekend

    Boston is bracing for a busy weekend as students move into dorms and apartments as the school year gets underway. In addition to the spectacle known as “Allston Christmas,” due to the loads of furniture and household goods left on sidewalks, move-in weekend is also known to create major traffic problems in the city.

  • Commonwealth Day August 19, 2019 2:45 pm

    Chief of Federal Prisons Removed After Epstein's Death

    Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons in the latest fallout over the death of Jeffrey Epstein in federal custody. Barr named a former director, Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, to replace Hugh Hurwitz.

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