Massachusetts 2 hours ago

‘Unprecedented challenge': Mass. delegation appeals to US labor officials on $2.5B error

Citing a Baker administration “accounting error,” members of the state’s Congressional delegation called Tuesday on federal labor officials to work with the Healey administration on ...

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  • safety 4 hours ago

    Practicing pool safety can prevent a tragedy this summer

    The start of summer is always a good time for pool safety reminders. Being safe and prepared can ensure that a fun day of swimming doesn’t turn into a tragedy. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, drowning is the leading cause of death for kids ages 1 to 4. The commission has a “Pool Safely” initiative – a national...
  • food and drink 4 hours ago

    This Boston sake bar was just named one of the best bars in America

    Esquire Magazine’s “Best Bars in America” list is out and it includes a spot in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. The Koji Club has gained a loyal following of sake enthusiasts since its establishment in 2020, according to Eater Boston. Despite its small size, with only 16 seats and seven bar stools, the bar aims to foster a s...
  • wildfires 6 hours ago

    Air quality map: How much is smoke affecting your town?

    Wildfires burning in Canada are sending plumes of smoke south, dramatically worsening the air quality for millions of people this week, including across New England Haze cast a pall on Boston on Tuesday and blanketed New York City on Wednesday, producing some shocking images. Air quality remained bad enough on Wednesday in parts of New England to p...
  • Boston 7 hours ago

    Serious crash involving a scooter reported in Boston

    Police are responding to the scene of a serious crash involving a scooter in Boston on Wednesday afternoon. The crash was reported shortly before 3 p.m. at the intersection of Washington and Dimock streets. Police said a cyclist suffered life-threatening injuries and they are on scene investigating. Aerial footage showed what looked like a scooter ...
  • Massachusetts 8 hours ago

    Police searching for man who stabbed woman in northwestern Massachusetts

    Police are searching for a man who reportedly stabbed a woman in northwestern Massachusetts on Wednesday morning. State police said the Adams Police Department requested their assistance shortly after 5 a.m. in responding to a stabbing that occurred in their town. Their investigation determined that the stabbing was a domestic incident that occurre...
  • Fitchburg 9 hours ago

    Serious crash reported in Fitchburg, no word on injuries

    Emergency crews are at the scene of a serious crash in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, on Wednesday afternoon. The crash was reported shortly after 1 p.m. on Franklin Road at Oak Hill Road. Aerial footage showed a van on its side, surrounded by fire department vehicles and personnel. No further details were immediately available.

  • Holden 7 hours ago

    Man arrested for allegedly setting house fire in Holden

    Firefighters battled an intentionally set fire in a single family home in Holden, Massachusetts, on Tuesday evening, officials said. The fire was reported at a home on Juniper Lane at around 7:32 p.m., according to the Holden Fire Department. Two people were treated for injuries. The fire was brought under control and extinguished in two hours. The...
  • Hanson 3 hours ago

    Feds, Animal Rescue League search home in Hanson

    A police investigation involving federal agents and the Animal Rescue League of Boston was taking place at a home in Hanson, Massachusetts, on Wednesday. Investigators could be seen taking boxes, paper bags and empty animal crates out of the East Washington Street home throughout the day. Both Hanson and state police referred questions to the U.S. ...
  • Harvard 9 hours ago

    Harvard Women's Hockey Coach Retires Amid Allegations She Verbally Abused, Hazed Players

    One of the most decorated coaches in women’s hockey history has stepped down after nearly 30 years leading Harvard’s women’s hockey program in the shadow of allegations by players that she engaged in abuses and other misconduct during her tenure. The school said Katey Stone had made the decision to retire. It comes after The Boston Globe published ...
  • matt rife 10 hours ago

    Matt Rife's world tour includes six Boston shows

    Comedian and actor Matt Rife is on a world tour and he will be coming to Boston. Rife, a standup comedian and actor, has gained fame on TikTok and he has more than 14 million followers. His ProbleMATTic world tour is coming to the MGM Music Hall at Fenway in 2024. The event is 18 and up. He will be here...

  • pride month 6 hours ago

    Gov. Healey raises Pride flag, looking forward to Saturday's parade

    As governors in other states are “demonizing” LGBTQ people, Gov. Maura Healey — Massachusetts’ first openly gay top executive — said it will be “particularly special” to march in Boston’s Pride parade Saturday alongside Lt. Gov. Kim Driscoll. The celebration, organized by Boston Pride For The People, ...
  • New Hampshire 3 hours ago

    One dead following mysterious explosion in Merrimack, NH

    One person was found dead during the investigation into an explosion in Merrimack, New Hampshire, on Tuesday afternoon. Merrimack police said they received numerous reports around 1:30 p.m. of an explosion on Pearson Road near Grapevine Drive. When they arrived, they found evidence of a possible explosion and the scene and surrounding areas were sh...
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