This Just In...
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts businesses are getting a break on worker compensation costs for the new fiscal year.
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.
CARVER, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts recreation and wildlife agencies are offering a program this summer to teach families the basics of camping.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston police say two boys have been injured in a fireworks accident in the Dorchester neighborhood.
GreenfieldPD: Are you going to the fireworks celebration at Beacon Field? PM us some pictures and we will share for others to enjoy!
BOSTON (AP) - State lawmakers have scheduled a public hearing to consider nearly two dozen bills aimed at special education policies in Massachusetts.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The $6.7 billion state budget may be in place, but Maine lawmakers don't get to clear off their desks just yet.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts.
Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:
FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Mauro Diaz had an early goal and a late assist, helping FC Dallas beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Saturday night.
BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) - Police say a northeastern Massachusetts teenager has died from his injuries a week after he was critically wounded in an accidental shooting involving BB guns and a pellet gun.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts woman was shot dead in her apartment and three people who were in the apartment above hers have been questioned.
BOSTON (AP) - Pablo Sandoval made a running catch of a foul pop and began tumbling over the railing into the Houston dugout when pitcher Vincent Velasquez reached out to help brace his fall.
Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:
BOSTON (AP) - Clay Buchholz knew he had it going right away.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) - Police say a woman hit two cars and a house while trying to turn around and avoid the Fourth of July parade in East Longmeadow.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in Lawrence.