Massachusetts

'We Continuously Monitor The Weather Conditions'

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Duck Tours says it closely watches extreme weather conditions when operating duck boats, after a tragic duck boat accident …

Coast Guard

Months after fatal standoff, Leominster home razed (SLIDESHOW)

(SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / JOHN LOVE)<p>Demolition crews on Wednesday took down the house at 8 Eden Glen St. in Leominster, the scene of a standoff last …

New England

'Olympics' of sand sculpting underway in Revere

'Olympics' of sand sculpting underway in Revere<p>Updated: 12:32 PM EDT Jul 20, 2018<p>Hide Transcript Show Transcript<p>WEBVTT LIVE. ANY FAVORITE SO FAR, …

Boston

Harvard director on leave after confronting mother, biracial child

The executive director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is on leave following an incident with one of her neighbors recorded on video. Watch …

Western Massachusetts

Most-wanted child porn fugitive arrested after stakeout in N.J.

Stephen C. Cote, 47, was on the Massachusetts State Police Most Wanted Fugitive's List when he was arrested getting out of his car in a lot at the …

Crime

Danny Amendola: 'Back in New England, it's almost like you had a principal and a principal's office'

"I got to play for the greatest coach of all-time, the greatest quarterback of all-time, and one of the greatest owners of all-time."

NFL

MLB News and Notes: James Shields could fit Red Sox in wake of Eduardo Rodriguez injury | Chris Cotillo

<b>By Chris Cotillo | ccotillo@masslive.com</b><p>Keep up with the latest <b>Boston Red Sox</b> news, trade rumors, signings and more with the weekly MLB News and …

Boston Red Sox

Hartford Trains Its Hopes for Renewal on Commuter Rail

Connecticut’s new Hartford Line isn’t just a train: It’s supposed to be an engine for the capital city’s post-industrial transformation.<p>On a recent Thursday morning, Emily Keeney, a 30-year-old digital marketer from Queens, N.Y., was aboard a train rolling through New Haven, riding to her family …

Urban Design

Friday is perfect — then the weather goes downhill

Here's David Epstein's weekend weather forecast.

Weather

DeLeo: Municipalities can adopt own ICE policies

By Michael P. Norton<p>State House News Service<p>BOSTON -- With activists furious about the failure of an immigration law enforcement measure, House …

New England

Beautiful day before rain dampens weekend

Video: Beautiful day before rain dampens weekend<p>Updated: 8:52 AM EDT Jul 20, 2018<p>Hide Transcript Show Transcript<p>WEBVTT KELLY ANN: IT IS A BEAUTIFUL …

Weather

Unemployment rate holds steady as state adds more jobs

BOSTON (AP) - State labor officials say Massachusetts added an estimated 21,400 jobs last month while the June unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 …

Economy

UnitedHealth will return to Massachusetts health exchange. It may not be thrilled - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

By Mark Reilly <br>– Managing Editor, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal<p>Jul 20, 2018, 7:26am CDT<p>UnitedHealth Group Inc., which quit most of the …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Composer Michael Gandolfi remembers friend and mentor Oliver Knussen

Tanglewood Music Center head of composition Michael Gandolfi shares memories of his longtime friend Oliver Knussen, a British composer and conductor …

Western Massachusetts

Beacon Hill and South End homes lead our list of biggest sales

Beacon Hill capped our weekly list of priciest sales for the second week in a row, with a three-bedroom luxury condominium that sold for $5,500,000. …

Real Estate

8 Things To Do This Weekend: Hartford Jazz Fest, Cirque du Soleil & Sunflowers for Wishes

Video<p>A jazz fest, a fife and drum parade and incredible acrobatics! There's a lot going on this weekend including the Deep River Muster and Cirque du …

Cirque du Soleil

Patriots WR Julian Edelman won't go to court over suspension, will accept four-game punishment

The veteran wideout will miss games against Houston, Jacksonville, Detroit and Miami.Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has followed Tom Brady to …

NFL

Bird electric scooters show up — unannounced — in New England

They’ve arrived.<p>Bird, one of the dockless electric scooter companies descending on cities across the country, quietly made their entrance into the …

New England

Connecticut River Valley day trip

Fifteen years after Katharine Hepburn died at age 96, the screen legend is still big box office in her ancestral hometown of Old Saybrook, a quaint …

New England

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward talks about how his fellow NBA players have adopted esports and gaming in the past few years. Hayward, who has a long-tenured relationship with League of Legends, is promoting Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 at an Xfinity event in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In June, the Fortnite Pro-Am at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles featured six NBA players; Hayward said he was supposed to participate but could not as a result of a second surgery to his leg, which he broke in October in the Celtics' opening game versus the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward talks about how his fellow NBA players have adopted esports and gaming in the past few years. Hayward, who has …

Call of Duty

Leominster council OKs regs for recreational marijuana

LEOMINSTER -- The City Council voted to approve proposed zoning regulations for recreational marijuana Thursday night, reversing a decision they …

New England

Historic 1866 covered bridge damaged by oversized truck

A historic covered bridge spanning the Connecticut River is back open after it was damaged by a truck.<p>The damage happened just before 9 a.m. Thursday …

New Hampshire

Man wanted for wife’s killing in Dominican Republic arrested in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) – Authorities say a man wanted by authorities in the Dominican Republic on charges that he killed and dismembered his wife has been found …

Dominican Republic

Failing foundations: Massachusetts budget offers help for homeowners with pyrrhotite

BOSTON -- Massachusetts homeowners whose foundations crumble beneath them because their concrete is tainted by a reactive mineral got some potential …

Home Ownership

Red Sox, Yankees set for compelling duel in the second-half of the season

CHICAGO (AP) — Mookie Betts and the major league-leading Red Sox are on pace for 100-plus wins. Same for Aaron Judge and the Yankees, and the World …

Baseball

ROSTER: 2018 Special Olympics Massachusetts Unified Match

The 2018 Revolution Special Olympics of Massachusetts Unified match will take place immediately following the Revolution vs. Philadelphia Union match …

New England Revolution

Massachusetts Still Doesn't have Any Marijuana Dispensaries Three Weeks into Legalization

We're only a few days away from Massachusetts hitting the three week mark of recreational marijuana legalization, and yet for anyone actually living …

Cannabis

State Says "Good Bye" To Slain Officer

3 hours ago<p>Funeral services are scheduled for today for the Weymouth police officer shot and killed with his own gun on Sunday.<p>Calling hours were …

Weymouth

5 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

<i>Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.</i><p><b>‘ATALANTA’</b> at Caramoor in Katonah, N.Y. (July 22, 4 p.m.). Handel’s opera is brought to life by Nicholas McGegan, San Francisco’s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, New York’s Tenet and a cast that …

Flute

44 jobs could come to Kernersville with Grass America expansion

Grass America Inc. is asking the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners for economic incentive money for a possible expansion of its manufacturing …

North Carolina