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Bill Weld files for N.H. primary

Weld acknowledged the juxtaposition of his filing to replace President Trump at a time when impeachment proceedings were beginning was poignant. 2 hours ago

At Harvard and beyond, student journalists face increasing scrutiny from peers

Campus reporters are facing backlash for following fairly routine journalistic practices when covering campus protests.

Governor Baker names Christopher Mason as new commander of the Massachusetts State Police

Governor Charlie Baker named Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Mason as the next colonel and superintendent of the State Police Wednesday, an appointment made necessary when Colonel Kerry Gilpin announced her retirement after 25 years on the force.

Boy, 15, arrested for making threats on social media against high school in West Newbury

A 15-year-old boy is facing felony charges for allegedly using social media platforms to make threatening statements against Pentucket Regional High School, officials said.

Worcester firefighter killed while searching for baby reportedly trapped in home

Lieutenant Jason Menard was killed and three others were injured while battling a four-alarm fire in a three-family home early Wednesday.

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in downtown crash

The pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the corner of Merchants Row and State Street Wednesday morning, police said.

Worcester firefighter leaves behind wife and three children; had planned trip to Disney

A review of Jason Menard’s social media presence shows he and his family were proud of his service and keenly aware of the dangers he and his colleagues faced on a daily basis.

Excessive idling by Encore Boston Harbor shuttles sparks lawsuit threat

The Conservation Law Foundation has accused Encore owner Wynn Resorts and several transportation contractors of violating the federal Clean Air Act and state regulations that prohibit excessive idling, and said that it intends to sue unless the companies take quick action.

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As holidays approach, wild turkeys here doing quite well, thank you

It seems like I see them everywhere. On the median strip on the highway, next to the drive-through at McDonald’s, and crossing roads all over the place — even in the city.

Lions and tigers and bears? No, but coyote, goat, and gorillas

A coyote causes concern in Peabody, men wearing gorilla masks create a stir in Hingham, and other odd tales from local police blotters.


What’s happening west of Boston

The Belmont Woman’s Club invites the public to a lecture called “Celebrating the Centennial Voting Rights for Women” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.


What’s happening south of Boston

Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton hosts a reception for the exhibit “Stitch by Stitch: Activist Quilts from the Social Justice Sewing Academy.”

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