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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 29
Fagundez youngest to 25 goals, Revolution beat Union 1-0

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Diego Fagundez became the youngest player to score 25 career MLS goals and the New England Revolution beat the Philadelphia Union 1-0 on Saturday for their third straight victory.

Aug 29
Kelly wins 6th straight start, pitches Red Sox past Mets 3-1

NEW YORK (AP) - In one month, Joe Kelly has gone from total disappointment to the top of the rotation.

Aug 28
Man pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing of Southbridge man

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A 49-year-old Dudley man charged in connection with the death of a Southbridge man found in his home has been held without bail.

Aug 28
Pro-abortion rights activists to protest Trump fundraiser

NORWOOD, Mass. (AP) - Pro-abortion rights activists are planning to protest outside a private fundraiser in Massachusetts for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Aug 28
Proposal to launch high-speed ferry service sparks debate

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - A proposal to launch a high-speed ferry service from Portsmouth to Cape Cod has ignited a debate.

Aug 28
Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier

MOUNT BAKER, Wash. (AP) - Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face of the glacier as it rushes downstream.

Aug 28
State to decide on key environmental permit for Wynn casino

BOSTON (AP) - A key permit for Wynn's Boston-area casino remains up in the air.

Aug 28
Court tosses local law restricting where sex offenders live

BOSTON (AP) - The highest court in Massachusetts upheld a judge's decision Friday to throw out a local law that severely restricts where sex offenders can live in the city of Lynn, a ruling that could have broad implications for about 40 other communities with similar restrictions.

Aug 28
Woman hit by foul ball behind home plate sues Red Sox owner

BOSTON (AP) - A fan struck by a foul ball that went behind home plate last year during a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park has sued the team's principal owner.

Aug 28
School bus driver facing child porn charge

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) - A Berkshire County school bus driver and assistant youth football coach is facing child pornography charges.

Aug 28
Judge says records will be unsealed in 38 Studios lawsuit

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - All records will be unsealed in the lawsuit over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company 38 Studios, a judge said Friday.

Aug 28
Documents: Commission racked up $150K on PawSox stadium deal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The state agency that owns the waterfront land where the Pawtucket Red Sox want to build a stadium racked up nearly $150,000 by mid-July in legal and consulting fees to review the proposal, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press through a records request.