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Today at 05:51AM
Boston offers seniors program to upgrade heating systems

BOSTON (AP) - The city of Boston has started a new program to help senior citizens replace failing or inefficient heating systems before winter begins.

Today at 05:46AM
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party.

Today at 04:57AM
Growers see strong apple-picking season in region

BOSTON (AP) - As summer winds down in New England, apple-picking season is gearing up with growers forecasting a bumper crop.

Aug 29
Massachusetts schools tackle student stress

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Jada Hickerson's day begins at 5:30 a.m. and typically doesn't end until midnight. And even that schedule leaves barely enough time for school, homework and her job at a local fast food restaurant.

Aug 29
Stroke by stroke, Walden fans love that open water

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) - Every day throughout the summer, Mark Censky gets to experience two days. No, he doesn't have some sort of time machine.

Aug 29
DA: PF Chang's employee fatally stabbed by co-worker

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a PF Chang's employee was stabbed to death in the restaurant's kitchen during the dinner rush and a co-worker has been charged with his murder.

Aug 29
AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC

Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week.

Aug 29
Mets give deGrom little help, lose 3-1 to last-place Red Sox

NEW YORK (AP) - All of a sudden, the New York Mets are having a tough time at home.

Aug 28
Wynn earns key state approval for Boston-area casino

BOSTON (AP) - Wynn Resorts won a key state approval for its Boston-area casino late Friday, bringing the $1.7 billion project billed as the state's largest single private development another step closer to finally breaking ground.

Aug 28
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

Aug 28
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:

Aug 28
Brady throws 2 INTs, 1 TD, Patriots beat Panthers 17-16

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - At least for one series Tom Brady looked like Tom Brady again.

Aug 28
Donald Trump speaks at $100-per-person event near Boston

NORWOOD, Mass. (AP) - Donald Trump held a $100-per-person campaign event - which he repeatedly insisted wasn't a fundraiser - outside of Boston on Friday evening as he backpedaled on his previous pledge not to accept contributions for his campaign.

Aug 28
Boston RHP Buchholz done for year; health key to 2016 option

NEW YORK (AP) - Boston pitcher Clay Buchholz is done for the season because of a strained flexor muscle in his right elbow, and his health is the key to whether the Red Sox pick up the option on his 2016 contract.

Aug 28
Massachusetts to decide on environmental permit for casino

BOSTON (AP) - A key permit for Wynn's Boston-area casino remained up in the air Friday, the deadline for state Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton to decide an environmental certificate that is necessary for the $1.7 billion project to break ground.