|Cops: Gas found on slain woman's body; suspect bought gasABCNews.com / 53 min. ago more|
Police say socks and a hair tie found on the body of a Google employee slain while out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home tested positive for gasoline, and the man charged with killing her bought $5 worth of gas on the day of her death
|Lawmakers: Extend refugee protections - Lowell SunGoogle News / 2 h. 21 min. ago more|
Lawmakers: Extend refugee protectionsLowell SunBOSTON -- Some Massachusetts lawmakers and advocates are worried that American residents who once fled their unsafe home countries could soon be kicked out of this one. The future of "Temporary Protected Status" for these residents is in jeopardy, ...and more »
|State Lawmaker Waiting for Word on Family in Puerto Rico - U.S. News & World ReportGoogle News / 10 h. 14 min. ago more|
NECNState Lawmaker Waiting for Word on Family in Puerto RicoU.S. News & World ReportBOSTON (AP) — A top Massachusetts lawmaker said Monday he was still waiting for word on the fate of relatives in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island last week. "The apocalypse hit Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico is screaming for help, ...Massachusetts Families Desperate to Hear From Loved Ones After Hurricane Strikes Puerto RicoNECNall 2,142 news articles »
|Fran Fortino: Urges Massachusetts to adopt single-payer health care - GazetteNETGoogle News / 12 h. 13 min. ago more|
GazetteNETFran Fortino: Urges Massachusetts to adopt single-payer health careGazetteNETThe Graham-Cassidy health care repeal plan would threaten the health of most families across our community and state. If passed, the Graham-Cassidy bill would cause approximately 32 million people to lose their coverage and raise costs by 20 percent or ...Mass. hospital execs implore out-of-state senators to vote no on Obamacare repealBoston Business JournalBoston hospital chiefs, health advocates see peril in Obamacare repealThe Boston Globeall 1,221 news articles »
|Perpetual Easement or Expired Restriction? Mass. Appeals Court Weighs InMassachusetts News / 14 h. 20 min. ago more|
In its decision this week in Perry v. Aiello , the Massachusetts Appeals Court addresses an interesting question: whether a 1947 grant of easement-like rights created an affirmative easement, which can be perpetual, or a disfavored restriction whose duration is limited by sections 26-30 of M.G.L. c.
|Massachusetts official to kneeling Patriots: 'Dance monkey dance' - WCVB BostonGoogle News / 16 h. 23 min. ago more|
WCVB BostonMassachusetts official to kneeling Patriots: 'Dance monkey dance'WCVB BostonA Brockton parks commissioner is under fire after a social media comment he made about the kneeling members of the New England Patriots, calling the players ...Under story on kneeling New England Patriots, Massachusetts town ...MassLive.comBrockton City Official Resigns After Facebook Comment About NFL ...NECNall 5 news articles »
|Massachusetts considers expanding consumer credit protections after Equifax breach - MassLive.comGoogle News / 17 h. 48 min. ago more|
MassLive.comMassachusetts considers expanding consumer credit protections after Equifax breachMassLive.comMassachusetts lawmakers will consider a bill to expand credit protections for consumers in light of the massive data breach at the credit reporting agency Equifax. "This bill sends a message that Massachusetts is serious about protecting consumers and ...Massachusetts AG calling for stronger consumer protection after Equifax data breachWPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsAG Healey Backs Bill Aimed at Guarding Against Data BreachesU.S. News & World ReportThe Massachusetts Attorney General's Complaint Against EquifaxJD Supra (press release)Mass.govall 118 news articles »
|Massachusetts Theater Review: 'WarholCapote' - VarietyGoogle News / 18 h. 56 min. ago more|
VarietyMassachusetts Theater Review: 'WarholCapote'VarietyA chance reference in “The Andy Warhol Diaries” to a collaboration on a play with Truman Capote led Rob Roth to 59 cassettes and 80 hours' worth of taped conversation, a decade's worth of obtaining rights and transcripts and finally “WarholCapote,” a ...and more »
|Feds deliver aide for Mass. prescription monitoringMassachusetts News / 19 h. ago more|
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health will receive federal funds to bolster its monitoring of prescription drugs, part of a total $58.8 million in grants the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday to address the opioid epidemic. The DPH was awarded $400,000 for implementation and enhancement of its prescription drug monitoring program, a centralized database that collects and analyzes information on the prescribing of controlled substances.
|FILE - In this April 10, 2008, file photo, the head of a North Atlantic right whale peers up from the water as another whale passes behind in Cape Cod Bay near Provincetown, Mass. Researchers with ...ABCNews.com / 19 h. 58 min. ago more|
FILE - In this April 10, 2008, file photo, the head of a North Atlantic right whale peers up from the water as another whale passes behind in Cape Cod Bay near Provincetown, Mass. Researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's
|FILE - In this April 10, 2008, file photo, a North Atlantic right whale dives in Cape Cod Bay near Provincetown, Mass. Researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northeast ...ABCNews.com / 19 h. 59 min. ago more|
FILE - In this April 10, 2008, file photo, a North Atlantic right whale dives in Cape Cod Bay near Provincetown, Mass. Researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northeast Fisheries Science Center and the New England Aquar
|Police: 6 puppies thrown in river and left for deadABCNews.com / 20 h. 18 min. ago more|
Police are searching for those responsible for tying up six puppies in a bag and throwing them in a Massachusetts river
|President Donald Trump's NFL comments are 'unpresidential,' Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says - MassLive.comGoogle News / 20 h. 24 min. ago more|
MassLive.comPresident Donald Trump's NFL comments are 'unpresidential,' Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker saysMassLive.comPresident Donald Trump's comments of the NFL and players who are choosing to kneel in protest were "un-presidential and divisive," Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday. Trump, a fellow Republican, should focus on other issues, Baker said.and more »
|Police: 6 Puppies Thrown in River and Left for Dead - U.S. News & World ReportGoogle News / 20 h. 25 min. ago more|
WGMEPolice: 6 Puppies Thrown in River and Left for DeadU.S. News & World ReportPolice: 6 Puppies Thrown in River and Left for Dead. Police are searching for those responsible for tying up six puppies in a bag and throwing them in a Massachusetts river. Sept. 25, 2017, at 12:38 p.m.. Police: 6 Puppies Thrown in River and Left for ...Police search for 'low life' who dumped puppies into Massachusetts riverWGME6 newborn puppies found in tied-up sack in river expected to surviveCBS NewsPolice share heart-wrenching image of six puppies rescued by a kayaker after a 'lowlife' tied them in a grain bag ...Daily MailNECNall 60 news articles »
|Arts in Massachusetts employs 150000, generates $1.4 billion in income - MassLive.comGoogle News / 20 h. 31 min. ago more|
MassLive.comArts in Massachusetts employs 150000, generates $1.4 billion in incomeMassLive.comThe arts in Massachusetts are a booming business, according to two extensive studies released Monday. The studies found the nonprofit arts industry in Massachusetts supports 73,000 jobs. And the total creative economy -- which also includes jobs like ...Jobs data cited to promote arts economy in Mass.Boston Business Journalall 2 news articles »
|Massachusetts Gas Prices on the Decline - U.S. News & World ReportGoogle News / 20 h. 59 min. ago more|
Massachusetts Gas Prices on the DeclineU.S. News & World ReportMassachusetts Gas Prices on the Decline. AAA Northeast reports Monday that the average price of self-serve, regular in Massachusetts has dropped 3 cents in the past week to $2.62 per gallon. Sept. 25, 2017, at 11:58 a.m.. Massachusetts Gas Prices on ...and more »
|Our shifting health care debate - and how the "center" moved rightMassachusetts News / 23 h. 49 min. ago more|
To get a good understanding of the two major parties' political trajectories over the past 25 years, there is no better issue to look at than health care reform. This single issue reveals more about the political mood of America than any other, and as Republicans gear up to dismantle the Affordable Care Act yet again and replace it with their own sorry attempt at a health care bill - their "most radical" bill yet, What is essential to understand about the current health care debate in America - if one hopes to make sense of it all - is that the ACA was a centrist piece of legislation.
|HUHS to Offer Remote Counseling Services Through iHopeMassachusetts News / 1 d. 4 h. 14 min. ago more|
The partnership comes after a pilot launch in the spring for students on Harvard's Longwood campus. iHope allows patients in Massachusetts and New Hampshire access to therapists during non-business hours by conducting sessions remotely over phone or video conferencing.
|RTN donates over $22,000 to Mass. Coalition for the HomelessMassachusetts News / 1 d. 8 h. 38 min. ago more|
RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation presented a check for $22,039 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless Sept. 18. The funds are proceeds raised from Walk Home 2017, which took place in June.
|Documents show mom feared son would be killed by his fatherABCNews.com / 1 d. 21 h. 56 min. ago more|
Court documents show the mother of a 6-year-old who authorities say was shot and killed by his father in an apparent murder-suicide in Massachusetts had feared several years ago that it would happen
|No. 2 Clemson pulls away in 4th quarter to beat BC 34-7ABCNews.com / 2 d. 12 h. 14 min. ago more|
No. 2 Clemson scored four touchdowns in the fourth quarter to put away Boston College 34-7
|Dept. of Revenue clarifies GCET accounting NEWMassachusetts News / 2 d. 15 h. 31 min. ago more|
Mayor William Martin announced Friday he received clarification from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue confirming proper accounting practices for the town's new semi-independent internet provider Greenfield Community Energy and Technology .
|State unveils map of significant Henry David Thoreau spotsABCNews.com / 2 d. 17 h. 13 min. ago more|
The state is making it easier for fans of Henry David Thoreau and other literary giants from Massachusetts to find their way to the places that inspired them
|John Tlumacki /Globe staff Talking Points The - millionaires tax' is headed for a SJC showdownMassachusetts News / 2 d. 19 h. 56 min. ago more|
The fight over the millionaires tax ballot question is shaping up to be a big money showdown , with business groups on one side and organized labor on the other. But the most crucial front in this battle might be in court, not at the ballot box.
|GOP Gov. Baker again battles his own party on health careMassachusetts News / 3 d. 0 h. 24 min. ago more|
Republican attempts to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law have become something of a recurring nightmare for the Republican Massachusetts governor, who pushed back against earlier efforts, all of which failed. Now Baker, who spent the early part of the week in meetings at a Republican Governors Association gathering in Chicago, finds himself taking again to the health policy ramparts to inveigh against the latest bid by leaders in his own party to undo the 2010 law.
|Environmental advocates sue the EPA to implement stormwater planMassachusetts News / 3 d. 4 h. 45 min. ago more|
Ten environmental advocacy groups in Massachusetts filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the US Environmental Protection Agency, seeking a court order to force the agency to implement a landmark plan to curb pollution in the state's lakes, rivers, and streams. After nearly a decade of negotiations among local, state, and federal authorities, the EPA announced this summer that it was shelving the plan, known as the MS4 stormwater permit, for at least another year.
|Advocates push for $15 wage, but business leaders worriedMassachusetts News / 3 d. 8 h. 56 min. ago more|
BOSTON - Advocates say Massachusetts needs to raise the minimum wage to enable people to meet basic needs, however, business leaders, including some from SouthCoast, say the change would make it difficult for small businesses to survive. "The reality is for all small businesses the value of a dollar is significantly higher than it is for large businesses," said Rick Kidder, SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce president and CEO.
|Federal judge overturns Massachusetts city law regulating dronesMassachusetts News / 3 d. 13 h. 27 min. ago more|
In the first federal court ruling concerning attempts by city and state jurisdictions to regulate the use of drones, a judge denied a requirement by a city near Boston regarding local registration and significant bans on where and how low they can fly. Law giving the Federal Aviation Administration responsibility for regulating the use of drones, while allowing some non-federal say over their use, preempts the city of Newton from requiring registration beyond the agency's own such requirement; from banning flights below 400 feet; and from requiring an owners' permission before flying over public or private property.
|Man accused of killing 4 told police a oeI freed themaMassachusetts News / 3 d. 15 h. 43 min. ago more|
Authorities say a man accused of killing three family members and a caretaker in Massachusetts told officers he "freed them." Records released Friday by the police say Orion Krause told officers he killed his mother, grandparents and a caretaker with a baseball bat.
|Researchers ID potential biomarkers of age-related macular degenerationMassachusetts News / 3 d. 20 h. 26 min. ago more|
Patients with any stage of age-related macular degeneration carry signs of the disease in their blood that may be found through special laboratory tests, according to a new study led by HMS researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear. The study, published online in Ophthalmology , describes a new technique known as "metabolomics," which can identify blood profiles associated with AMD-the leading cause of adult blindness in developed countries-and its level of severity.
|Man denied gun license fatally shoots 6-year-old son, selfABCNews.com / 3 d. 22 h. 37 min. ago more|
Authorities in Massachusetts say man recently denied gun license shot 6-year-old son before taking his own life
|Ex-chief in Uzi death case convicted of unrelated chargesABCNews.com / 4 d. 0 h. 56 min. ago more|
A former Massachusetts police chief acquitted of charges connected to the 2008 death of an 8-year-old boy at a gun show has been convicted of unrelated firearms offenses
|Native American artifacts transferred to museumMassachusetts News / 4 d. 1 h. 6 min. ago more|
A theological college is transferring ownership of its collection of Native American artifacts to the Massachusetts museum that has housed them for decades amid an ongoing effort to return some of items to the tribes linked with them. Andover Newton Theological School said Thursday that the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem will take on responsibility for complying with a federal law aimed at returning cultural items to descendants of Native American and Native Hawaiian tribes.
|Aaron Hernandez's family suing NFL, PatriotsABCNews.com / 4 d. 1 h. 7 min. ago more|
Doctors at Boston University determined Hernandez, a former New England Patriots star who committed suicide in prison, had an advanced form of the brain disease CTE.
|Irish DFA surveys ex-pats planning to move back homeBoston Irish Reporter / 13 d. 16 h. 20 min. ago more|
Dan SheehanThe Irish government has commissioned a report on the various obstacles facing Irish people living in the U.S. who wish to return to live in Ireland. Those attempting a return to the motherland have reported regulation-based difficulties in regards to transferring insurance, obtaining driving licenses, and transporting pets.
|Irish International Immigrant Center Solas Awards Gala 2017Boston Irish Reporter / 19 d. 21 h. 23 min. ago more|
The IIIC is excited to announce the details of our 2017 Solas Awards Gala. As the IIIC's signature annual fundraising event, the Gala honors the many ways immigrants contribute to our society, while supporting the immediate needs of those coming to our shores from across the globe.
|History is on the menu at Beech Hill Country House HotelBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 17 h. 48 min. ago more|
Ireland is a virtual goldmine for history buffs. There are museums aplenty, multiple monuments, lovely historic homes, and hotels that welcome guests. MANOR HOUSE HOTELS This spring, a friend and I headed north and spent two nights at Beech Hill Country House Hotel, one of 29 luxury boutique hotels and castles that are included in the Manor House Hotel group in the Republic and in Northern Ireland.
|September CD ReviewsBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 17 h. 51 min. ago more|
Sean Smith Usher’s Island, “Usher’s Island” • Sports analogies can be pernicious yet so tantalizing. So when you hear of a band with an “all-star line-up,” it’s tempting sometimes to think of a team loaded with Most Valuable Player candidates, seemingly destined for unparalleled success – only to fall short because of clashing egos and failure to unite skills and talents effectively, thus leading to humiliation and recrimination. Well, you can forget about that particular analogy as far as this album is concerned.
|BIR CALENDAR: Irish/Celtic events this monthBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 17 h. 53 min. ago more|
Highlighting this month’s slate of Irish/Celtic events in Greater Boston and Eastern Massachusetts is the annual South Shore Irish Festival, which takes place at the Marshfield Fairgrounds in Marshfield on Sept. 9 and 10. Headliners for this year include Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones, The American Rogues, Fr. Ray “The Singing Priest” Kelly (who in addition to performing will also say Sunday Mass), Deirdre Reilly, and local U2 tribute band The Joshua Tree.
|A story that begged to be toldBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 17 h. 55 min. ago more|
Sean SmithA family story can be a precious heirloom, passed among relatives and across generations. But sometimes, the story is so inspiring, so compelling, it has to be shared with the wider world.
|A gender-flipping ride on the rapidsBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 17 h. 59 min. ago more|
R.J. DonovanTen men, in four boats, coursing through The Grand Canyon. This is “Men On Boats,” the fearless, comic adventures of an actual 1869 expedition by ten volunteer explorers who set out to chart The Colorado River.
|September's Here & ThereBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 18 h. 3 min. ago more|
Bill O'Donnell Armagh Family World’s Oldest, Says Guinness – A family of siblings from the Armagh/Tyrone border in the North has been named the world’s oldest by Guinness World Records. The Donnellys from Collegelands on the border of Armagh and Tyrone have a combined age of 1,073 years. The siblings are the children of Peter and Ellen Donnelly. Peter was a successful farmer with a prosperous apple business, and his family today accounts for almost 200 grandchildren and great grandchildren.
|Mending walls after ‘The Troubles’Boston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 18 h. 8 min. ago more|
Christopher J. MuseAs the poet Robert Frost famously penned, “Something there is that does not love a wall.” And, as experience teaches, walls can be made of stone, wire and, often, attitudes. I was recently invited to join a “Trek” involving a dozen graduating students from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University on a tour through Northern Ireland to learn about intractable conflicts and obstacles that hinder reconciliation almost 20 years after the Good Friday/Belfast Peace Agreement.
|Boston rally fills the void left by ‘alt-right’ no-showsBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 18 h. 10 min. ago more|
Organizers of Saturday’s overblown “free speech rally” on Boston Common got far more than they bargained for when they showed up to find tens of thousands of fired-up but mostly peaceful Bostonians and visitors intent on making a statement of their own. Or, rather, statements.
|Reflections on an afterlife; two viewsBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 18 h. 12 min. ago more|
James W. DolanMy brother and I have a friendly dispute on the existence of an afterlife. He poetically defines the soul as “a power borrowed from the wheel of fire that animates the cosmos.” He compares it to an “ember of that cosmic fire” that one rides until death “when the ember is consumed again in the fire.” He describes life as participation “in a sacred, cosmic, evolutionary process striving toward wholeness,” which “may be called God.”
|Don’t place your bet on a smooth Brexit processBoston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 18 h. 15 min. ago more|
Joe LearyThe vote of the British people to leave the European Union, commonly referred to as Brexit, has caused resentment, anger, and regret in many quarters. Its implementation will be very complicated.
|Auld lang syne for ‘Old Harbor’Boston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 18 h. 16 min. ago more|
A group of current and former South Boston folks who grew up in Old Harbor Village are planning a reunion at Florian Hall in Dorchester on Sun., Sept. 24, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. They will gather that afternoon, even as plans advance for a massive demolition and reconstruction of the historic complex. Now called the Mary Ellen McCormack development, it sits on 31 acres on the northern edge of Southie between Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester Avenue. It was the first public housing development built in New England, and remains to this day among the largest ever built.
|Martin’s Park, due to open next fall, called place of ‘light, hope, positivity’Boston Irish Reporter / 26 d. 18 h. 17 min. ago more|
Jonathan Innocent, Reporter CorrespondentThe family of eight-year-old Martin Richard, the youngest Boston Marathon bombing victim, offered heartfelt remarks alongside Mayor Martin Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker at a groundbreaking ceremony for Martin’s Park on the South Boston waterfront last Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 17). The park is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2018. Jane Richard, who lost her left leg in the explosion that claimed her brother’s life, said, “This park is going to include everything that I wished for.”