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Today at 04:34AM
Holyoke man pleads guilty to heroin dealing

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Holyoke man has been sentenced to up to 2 A years in prison for dealing heroin.

Today at 04:03AM
Gambling commission seeks dismissal of Boston lawsuit

BOSTON (AP) - The battle between state gambling regulators and the city of Boston over the license awarded to Steve Wynn to build a casino in Everett is heating up.

Today at 03:15AM
Massachusetts home sales down in April

BOSTON (AP) - The number of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts fell in April when compared to the year-ago month, but because of a lack of inventory, median prices rose.

Today at 02:24AM
Audit reveals litany of issues at Boston Public Library

BOSTON (AP) - An audit of the Boston Public Library says it ineffectively protects its special collections, haphazardly stores valuables, and does not keep a complete inventory of prized possessions.

Today at 02:03AM
Southern California triplets all accepted to MIT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A set of triplets from Newport Beach will have a bit of home on campus next fall after all three were accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

May 26
Craft? Micro? Increasingly, 'nanobrews' slake local thirst

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer - much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale.

May 26
Prosecutors prepare to distribute Whitey Bulger's assets

BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors are preparing to distribute nearly $822,000 seized from former crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger to the families of his murder victims and people he extorted.

May 25
Police: Motorist accused of striking 6 may have been asleep

ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) - Orleans police say a motorist who is accused of striking six pedestrians may have fallen asleep at the wheel.

May 25
Dad: Youngster shot on bicycle recovering after surgery

BOSTON (AP) - The father of a Brockton youngster who was shot while riding his bicycle says his son has undergone surgery and is recovering.

May 25
White House Conference on Aging to hold forum in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - The White House Conference on Aging will hold its fifth and final regional forum in Boston this week.

May 25
Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat - and maybe even sees a picture of the smiling, rain-slickened fisherman who reeled it in. Welcome to the future of buying New England seafood.

May 25
NOAA: $9M for projects to mitigate climate change threats

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.

May 25
46-year-old man pulled from water off Fort Taber has died

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Officials say a 46-year-old New Bedford man pulled from the water off Fort Taber has died after his inflatable raft overturned.

May 25
Prison inmates fighting addiction must wear shirt and tie

LUDLOW, Mass. (AP) - A western Massachusetts prison believes dressing for success can help inmates break the stranglehold of addiction.

May 25
Youngster, adult shot, injured in Boston attack

BOSTON (AP) - A Brockton youngster and 20-year-old man have been hospitalized after being shot in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.