This Just In...
BOSTON (AP) - Lawmakers have filed more than 1,000 proposed amendments to a nearly $38 billion state budget proposal.
NEW YORK (AP) - The clean-water advocate who took an Earth Day swim in the Gowanus (goh-WAH'-nuhs) Canal is now setting his sights on another highly polluted New York City waterway.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - In a story April 23 about energy policy, The Associated Press reported that five of New England's six governors said they would work across the region while each state pursues individual projects. The story should have made clear that the statement was agreed to by all six leaders, including New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, who did not attend the gathering in Hartford.
SWANSEA, Mass. (AP) - State police say two people have died and a third person was injured in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Swansea.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Biogen Idec Inc.Areported lower-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter on slower sales growth of its multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera.
SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) - State police say two people have died and a third person was injured in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Seekonk.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A lawyer for a teenager charged with manslaughter for allegedly encouraging a friend to kill himself has told a judge that the entire Bristol district attorney's office should be disqualified from prosecuting the case because the victim is related to the district attorney.
BOSTON (AP) - Riders enjoyed a day of free fares on the city's public transit system Friday as a token of appreciation following a winter of disastrous breakdowns, but many noted the goodwill gesture wouldn't mean much unless service improved going forward.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Biogen Idec Inc. (BIIB) on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $822.5 million.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Holyoke man charged with murder in the 2009 fatal shooting of an Iraq-bound Connecticut soldier and former high school football star has pleaded not guilty.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - A Skowhegan town board has rejected a request by the owners of the Sappi paper mill to lower the taxable value of the property.
BOSTON (AP) - Three more Massachusetts district attorney's offices are taking action in light of questions about the reliability of Breathalyzer tests administered during drunken driving investigations.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency is changing its plans to dispose of contaminated sediment from New Bedford's harbor cleanup along the shoreline.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - New Bedford City Council has voted to order a referendum on a $650 million casino, hotel and conference center development proposed for the city's waterfront.
SANTA, N.M. (AP) - The city of Santa Fe is holding a parade for a Santa Fe resident who won the Boston Marathon.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston's embattled public transit agency is letting people ride for free for a day as a goodwill gesture following a winter of disastrous breakdowns.