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10 minutes ago
Astros lose 2nd straight, 5-4 to Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) - Hanley Ramirez's one-handed, two-run homer put an end to a rough two-day stretch for the Houston Astros.

28 minutes ago
Massachusetts AG awards $300k for summer youth jobs

BOSTON (AP) - More than $300,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 46 organizations for an estimated 200 summer youth jobs across Massachusetts.

Today at 05:54PM
Ramirez's 2-run HR lifts Red Sox over Astros 5-4

BOSTON (AP) - Hanley Ramirez handed the Boston Red Sox another well-timed win.

Today at 05:42PM
Red Sox 5, Astros 4

Today at 04:30PM
Massachusetts businesses get break on worker comp costs

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts businesses are getting a break on worker compensation costs for the new fiscal year.

Today at 03:54PM
Youth Court sponsors say it's running out of funding

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Funding is running out in New Bedford and Fall River for a program that allows some kids under age 17 who have committed low-level offenses to have punishment set by their peers.

Today at 03:18PM
Massachusetts offers program to teach families about camping

CARVER, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts recreation and wildlife agencies are offering a program this summer to teach families the basics of camping.

Today at 03:00PM
Police: 2 boys hurt in Boston fireworks accident

BOSTON (AP) - Boston police say two boys have been injured in a fireworks accident in the Dorchester neighborhood.

Today at 01:48PM
Statehouse hearing scheduled for special education bills

BOSTON (AP) - State lawmakers have scheduled a public hearing to consider nearly two dozen bills aimed at special education policies in Massachusetts.

Today at 01:12PM
Massachusetts sees brisk trade in illicit ivory

BOSTON (AP) - The Beverly auctioneer made quick work of a bullwhip belonging to television cowboy Rex Trailer and a 19th-century Russian icon before turning later to Chinese figurines that had been advertised as wood.

Today at 01:12PM
'Pickleball' spurs physical activity in Massachusetts town

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Some households set up basketball hoops and swimming pools to boost outdoor activity. Sue Carnevale had something else in minda" a pickleball training center.

Today at 12:54PM
Boston's David Ortiz starting at 1st base

BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz will be using his glove to start a game in Fenway Park for the first time in nearly 10 years.

Today at 12:18PM
With Massachusetts officially in the casino game, now what?

BOSTON (AP) - The casino gambling industry is off and running with the recent opening of the Plainridge Park Casino in southeastern Massachusetts.

Today at 12:00PM
Cargo ship arriving Monday in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - The first heavy freighter to offload cargo at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal is arriving this week.

Today at 11:24AM
On gas, nuclear, hydro, Vermont ducks energy problems

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - When Vermont became the first state to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in 2012, Gov. Peter Shumlin said the ban was "in keeping with our environmental ethic and our protection of our natural resources."