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NEW YORK (AP) - Hobey Baker Award finalist Kevin Hayes agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the New York Rangers on Wednesday.
BOSTON (AP) - A nearly year-long effort by New England's governors to collectively address the region's high energy costs is on hold now that some have voiced concerns about the initiative's dual strategy of importing Canadian hydropower and investing in new natural gas pipelines.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say an arrest has been made in connection with the shooting deaths of two brothers in Lowell.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady left the practice field Wednesday and for the first time this season, strode through the locker room to the media room podium rather than making the short jaunt to the sideline to address reporters.
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday he was hopeful that a family fight over the Market Basket grocery store chain that has sparked an employee walkout and a customer boycott can be resolved soon.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - If he wins the governor's office in November and Massachusetts voters also repeal the state's casino gambling law, Republican Charlie Baker says he would then ask the Legislature pass a new law to rescue a planned resort casino in Springfield.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Advocates for the poor urged Gov. Paul LePage's administration Wednesday to scrap a plan that would require people to have a job to receive food stamps.
BOSTON (AP) - The chief executive officer of a Boston-based news organization says James Foley's kidnappers last week threatened to kill him in response to U.S. bombings in Iraq.
Montague Police Department: SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE GUN LICENSING LAWS HAVE TAKEN PLACE: Please read the two attachments that sum up the changes. I ask that you Please be patient while our department adjusts to these new changes. It will be a learning curve for us as well. Chief Chip Dodge
BOSTON (AP) - Independent gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick has filed the necessary signatures to earn him a spot on the November ballot in Massachusetts.
BOSTON (AP) - A nearly yearlong effort by New England's governors to address the region's soaring energy costs has been put on hold.
BOSTON (AP) - A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009, according to new federal statistics released Wednesday.