Opioid-related deaths decline in Mass., but ‘we’ve gone from horrible to less horrible’
Doctors warn that the statistics don’t tell the whole story.
Eight high school students from Massachussetts conduct experiments all summer long with word-renowned scientists through an internship program at the Forsyth Institute in Cambridge.
Doctors warn that the statistics don’t tell the whole story.
Dana Pullman, a pugnacious defender of State Police troopers caught up in an ever-expanding fraud scandal, and lobbyist Anne Lynch were arrested at their homes early Wednesday.
“Good idea!” one voter said about a potential Kennedy run. Said another about the possibility: “The whole idea is craziness.”
A historic meetinghouse in Tyngsborough was struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon during a powerful thunderstorm that took down several trees and caused power outages in Haverhill and Methuen.
Quincy police released dramatic footage of the truck being lowered onto a flatbed in the predawn darkness.
Passengers were told to expect severe delays due to the police activity in Gloucester, officials said.
Scott Lively says he’s done with politics. And he has the chicken to prove it.
A second round of aerial spraying started Wednesday night in southeastern Massachusetts. Spraying will begin in Middlesex and Worcester counties on Sunday, state public health officials said.
The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.
Luke Garrity, 18, jumped off the Island Queen in Falmouth in June and Andrew Myers, 19, jumped off the Anna C in Block Island, R.I. in July, the US Coast Guard said.
School safety officials were investigating after images from the university’s website appeared on the Vanguard News Network Forum, which promotes white nationalist views.
There were at least two reported sexual assaults on the grounds of St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire during the first six months of the year, according to a report released Wednesday.
A man allegedly used a jackknife to stab another man during a fitness class at the Temple Street YWCA Wednesday evening, Cambridge police said.
Three men were indicted for allegedly giving or accepting thousands of dollars in illegal kickbacks while working for the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the office of Attorney General Maura Healey said in a statement Wednesday.
A Brockton police officer was involved in a shooting just before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday near Main Street in Brockton.
A visiting scholar said in a post Wednesday that he was ending his affiliation with the media lab after this academic year in protest of its connection to Epstein.
If Congressman Joe Kennedy III runs for Senate, and if he wants to win based on more than that name, he will need to make the argument that he could do a better job than Senator Ed Markey.
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Senator Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Republicans declared they would have her back. Neither has forgotten its promises.
Smoke continued to spew Wednesday afternoon from a four-alarm fire at a recycling plant off Route 125 nearly 24 hours after it first was reported.. Smoke continued to spew Wednesday afternoon from a four-alarm fire at a recycling plant off Route 125 nearly 24 hours after it first was reported..
The bicyclist fell off a bike while trying to avoid a motor vehicle just before 6 p.m. Wednesday near Massachusetts and Columbus avenues, Boston police said.
Passengers on a D branch train traveling between Fenway and Kenmore stations Wednesday evening were ordered off the train. Shuttle buses have replaced service.
A tiny earthquake rumbled the ground under Wareham on Wednesday morning, officials said.
Aug. 22, 1962: The Metropolitan District Commission announced that it would flush the Charles River in Brighton with 15 million gallons of fresh water daily to eliminate a stagnant condition causing objectionable odors in Newton, Brighton, and Cambridge, the Globe reported.
Officers with the MSPCA enforcement division examined horses at Smithfield Farm on Sandwich Road Tuesday morning and “opened an ongoing investigation into animal cruelty at the facility.”
A longtime Peter Pan bus driver is denying allegations that she intentionally locked a passenger inside a luggage compartment earlier this month.
With severe weather in the forecast, here’s a look at what to expect, according to Boston-area meteorologists.
Strong storms rumbled across Massachusetts and Rhode Island, bringing heavy rain, lightning strikes, and at one point prompting a tornado warning for areas on the North Shore.
Tim Toun, of Portland, was arrested after he allegedly tried to burglarize the Maine Historical Society at 489 Congress St. around 2:46 a.m, police said.
Former State Police union boss Dana A. Pullman has been charged with bilking his own union. Here are five things to know about the case.
In Paris, an American icon asks how we will put our kids before guns and make a better future.
Lovers of cannoli will soon have one less spot in Boston to get their fix.
Byron A. Cardozo, 35, allegedly harassed a 30-year-old woman from February 2017 until his arrest in August 2018, according to a statement from US Attorney Andrew E. Lelling.
Stanford researchers found that meeting online has become the most popular way couples meet, surpassing introductions through friends and family members.
There were no injuries but the driver of the truck was inside when it fell through, police said.
People will pause Sunday at five sites in Boston to consider the lives of men and women torn from their homelands and treated as the personal property of others.
A Nashua, N.H., woman allegedly sped away from police trying to pull her over Tuesday, crashed her car, and fled on foot, leaving a 6-year-old boy behind in the back seat, police said.
When Celtics legend Larry Bird saw a huge new painting of himself on the side of a building in Indianapolis, he wasn’t happy.
We could see many changes in the weather between now and Friday.
As Sept. 1 draws closer, and with it an onslaught of college students in oversized vehicles packed with furniture, the message bears repeating. And repeating.
Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet closed Wednesday due to a shark detection, officials said.
The FBI detailed the charges against Dana Pullman and Anne Lynch in a 20-page affidavit Wednesday.
Boston police arrested a man after finding a firearm, ammunition, and drugs inside the scooter that he was sitting on in Jamaica Plain on Tuesday night, officials said.
Boston police arrested an 18-year-old man for gun possession in Roxbury Tuesday night after chasing him on foot, police said.
The cause of the fire at the recycling plant on Holt Road remains under investigation, officials said.
Boston city councilors joined community activists Wednesday in protest of the federal prosecutions of two former City Hall aides, saying their extortion convictions for pressuring a music festival to hire union members will have a chilling effect on the very advocacy they carry out daily in their jobs.
The fire started at 200 Holt Road, where a business called Recycling Works is located.
Divers suspended its search Tuesday night of Scargo Lake reported to be in distress earlier in the day. But first responders planned to continue searching the area overnight, officials said.
The Franklin County House of Correction is among seven correctional facilities gearing up to treat addiction behind bars.
You can take steps to prevent this rare but deadly mosquito-borne illness.