Brockton 1 min ago

‘Concerning Video' Prompts Stay-in-Place Order at Brockton High School

A stay-in-place order is in effect at Brockton High School on Friday morning after school officials say a “concerning video” was brought to the attention of the administration. Officials s...

  • cold case 9 hours ago

    FBI Offers $20K Reward in Hunt for Man Suspected of Killing His Girlfriend in 1981

    Forty years after the fatal shooting of a woman on Massachusetts Route 123, the man suspected of killing her has yet to be caught, and the FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information about where he is. Robin Shea was shot in the chest by her boyfriend, Andrew Peter Dabbs, as they drove on the highway through Norton on…

  • cambridge 19 hours ago

    Renowned Cambridge Restaurant Craigie on Main Is for Sale

    A nationally recognized restaurant in Cambridge is on the selling block. According to a message sent from Patrick Maguire of Maguire Promotions & Hospitality Consulting, Craigie on Main is for sale, with the Main Street spot being listed on the bostonrestaurantgroup.com site for an asking price of $500,000 and stating that “the restaurant...
  • Boston 20 hours ago

    Watch ‘The Final Word' Boston Mayoral Forum on NECN

    King Boston has announced a partnership with the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts and NBC10 Boston, NECN, NBC Sports Boston, and Telemundo Boston to host a mayoral forum on Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 7 to 8 p.m. Imari Paris Jeffries, executive director of King Boston; Segun Idowu, president and CEO of the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts;...
  • lawrence 18 hours ago

    Mother Arrested Following Fight Near Lawrence High School Faces New Charges

    A woman believed to be the mother of one of four minors arrested following a fight at a park near Lawrence High School appeared in court Thursday morning. Police arrested Jaqueline Sabino and four adolescents involved in a fight soon after school dismissal Wednesday. It was just the latest incident of violence associated with the school. Sabino was...
  • wayne chapman 22 hours ago

    Convicted Child Rapist Who Claimed 100 Victims Dies in CT Nursing Home

    Wayne Chapman, a child rapist from Massachusetts who said he sexually assaulted as many as 100 victims, has died at a Connecticut nursing home, according to lawyers in the cases. He was 73. Chapman died of natural causes Wednesday evening, his Boston lawyer, Eric Tennen, said. He was living at a nursing home in Rocky Hill, just south of Hartford,&#...
  • boston restaurant talk 22 hours ago

    Taco Bell Cantina Plans to Open in South Boston

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A chain of Mexican fast-food joints that brought its new concept to the local area last fall may be opening a second one in a particularly hot section of Boston. According to a licensing hearing page within the city’s website, Taco Bell Cantina is planning to open in South Boston, moving....
  • coronavirus 24 hours ago

    Are Breakthrough COVID Cases Declining in Massachusetts?

    Nearly 48,000 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and 371 of them have died, according to the latest state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The state Department of Public Health has tracked a cumulative 47,929 confirmed coronavirus infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date. ...
  • coronavirus Oct 21

    Why Should You Get Vaccinated If You Can Still Die From Coronavirus?

    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died Monday morning at the age of 84 due to complications from COVID-19 complications, even though he had been fully vaccinated. That has led to questions about the efficacy of the coronavirus vaccines, with some wondering why they should bother getting vaccinated against the virus if they can still die from i...
  • Massachusetts 20 hours ago

    What Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout for Kids 5-11 Look Like in Mass.?

    Beacon Hill lawmakers will get a look Thursday morning at Massachusetts’ plan to vaccinate children. This comes as kids between 5 and 11 could become eligible for the vaccine as early as next month; roughly 515,000 Massachusetts children fall into this group. The White House is preparing for the rollout as everyone awaits FDA and CDC approval...
  • vaccine Oct 21

    Mass General Brigham Workers Denied Motion Against COVID Vaccine Mandate

    A group of hospital workers lost a legal bid against Mass General Brigham’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement on the day unvaccinated employees face unpaid leave. The lawsuit against the hospital system sought an injunction against the mandate that employees must be vaccinated against coronavirus. Eight employees named in the suit said they should...
  • bullying Oct 20

    Dozens Rally Against Bullying at Wellesley High School After Violent Incident

    After teenagers accused of attacking a Wellesley High School student were allowed to return to school, about 150 people, including parents and community members, gathered outside the campus Wednesday morning. “They attacked my son,” Dylan Ade, a Wellesley dad, told those people gathered at the rally. He, and many of the people demonstra...
  • Oct 20

    Mass. Confirms 1,355 New COVID Cases, 11 New Deaths

    Massachusetts health officials reported another 1,355 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 11 new deaths Wednesday. The report pushed the state’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 783,533 since the start of the pandemic and its death toll to 18,485. Massachusetts’ COVID metrics, tracked on the Department of Public Health’s intera...
  • Nahant Oct 20

    Multiple Injuries Reported After Car Crashes Into Nahant Home

    Multiple injuries are being reported after a car crashed into a home Wednesday afternoon in Nahant, Massachusetts. Nahant fire said they are evaluating five patients, three of whom are children. There is no word yet on their condition. The scene is still active and the investigation is ongoing. No further information was immediately available....
  • lawrence Oct 21

    4 Minors, Mother Arrested in Fight Near Lawrence High School, Police Say

    Four minors were arrested Wednesday at a park near Lawrence High School, police said. The fight occurred soon after school dismissal, according to Lawrence police; a heavy police presence was seen at the school. Massachusetts State Police confirmed they were called in to assist. The mother of one of the boys was arrested for allegedly intervening i...
  • coronavirus Oct 21

    Massachusetts Prepares for Child COVID Vaccine Rollout

    Anticipating that kids between the ages of 5 and 11 could become eligible for vaccination against COVID-19 as soon as early November, the White House said Wednesday it is working closely with states like Massachusetts to be ready to deliver the shots within days of the go-ahead. Nearly 900,000 children in Massachusetts could become eligible for COV...
  • Woburn Oct 20

    Dump Truck Rolls Over on I-95 on-Ramp in Woburn, 1 Person Hurt

    A dump truck rolled over as it was entering Interstate 95 in Woburn, Massachusetts, closing an on-ramp Wednesday. The crash closed the on-ramp from Route 38. The driver, a man from New Hampshire, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, Massachusetts State Police said. Images from the scene showed the overturned truck spilled what appeared to...
  • TSA Oct 20

    Woman in Boston Finds Out You Can't Bring a Cane on a Plane If It Looks Like a Gun

    A woman tried to get onto a plane in Boston with what appeared to be a rifle on Tuesday — though it was really just an elaborate cane, according to the Transportation Security Administration. TSA officers stopped the woman at a security checkpoint at Boston Logan International Airport for what they thought was a weapon. As it turned out, the&...
  • Boston Decoded Oct 20

    New Red Sox Traditions We Love

    Hating the Yankees is every Red Sox fan’s favorite tradition, but there are plenty of other great ones that have stood the test of time. From touching the Green Monster for good luck to singing along to classics like “Sweet Caroline,” some of your favorite Boston baseball traditions have been around for years. In this episode of B...
  • Head of the Charles 12 mins ago

    Head of the Charles Regatta Returns: WATCH LIVE ALL WEEKEND

    After being canceled last year due to coronavirus restrictions, the iconic Head of the Charles Regatta returns to Boston this weekend with an extra day of racing. The world’s largest rowing event, slated for Friday, Oct. 22 to Sunday, Oct. 24, has added races Friday in a bid to spread out the schedule and allow for the addition of an…
  • Boston Mayoral Debate Oct 20

    Here's What We Learned From Tuesday's Boston Mayoral Debate

    Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu went head-to-head Tuesday night in the most heated debate the Boston mayoral race has seen so far. The two City Council colleagues have been cordial throughout much of the race, agreeing on Boston’s shortfalls and touting their own accomplishments. But Tuesday’s hourlong debate struck a combative t...
  • Boston Red Sox Oct 21

    After Losing Game 5, Red Sox Face Elimination as ALCS Returns to Houston

    Framber Valdez was perfect through four, took a two-hit shutout into the seventh and became the first pitcher in the 2021 postseason to finish eight innings on Wednesday as the Houston Astros beat Boston 9-1 in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series and moved one win from a second straight trip to the World Series. Yordan Alvarez had three…...
  • Wrentham Oct 20

    Delivery Driver Had Child Porn After Spying on Women in Mass. Bathroom, Police Say

    An Amazon delivery driver was arrested on suspicion of having child pornography Monday night in Wrentham, Massachusetts, police said. Jacob M. Guerrero, a 23-year-old from Woonsocket, Rhode Island, is facing 12 counts of possession of child pornography as well as one of photographing an unsuspecting nude person, the Wrentham Police Department said ...
  • Boston Mayoral Debate Oct 20

    Boston Mayoral Race Erupts in Fireworks as Essaibi George, Wu Spar at Debate

    Annissa Essaibi George came to the Boston mayoral debate Tuesday night ready to fight, blasting fellow city councilor Michelle Wu several times as the pair alluded to each other’s fitness to serve as mayor. The candidates’ second head-to-head debate was by far the most heated yet, and both Essaibi George and Wu called one another out fo...
  • mbta Oct 20

    Green Line Train Derails After Hitting Skateboard, MBTA Says

    The MBTA says a skateboard appears to be to blame for a derailment on the Green Line. The train derailed shortly before 8 p.m. at Heath Street on the line’s E Branch, the MBTA said. The cause of the derailment is under investigation. The MBTA first said it seemed that the wheels had “interacted with debris on the tracks,”......
  • Mayoral Race Oct 20

    Where Boston's Mayoral Candidates Stand on Janey's Mass. and Cass Plan

    Hours after Boston’s mayor announced a public health crisis over addiction, homelessness and other issues relating to the area known as Mass. and Cass, the two women vying to run the city next sounded off on their plans for the area. Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George both backed Mayor Kim Janey’s move at Tuesday’s mayoral deb...
  • boston mayoral race Oct 20

    Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George Spar Over MBTA Plans at Mayoral Debate

    Transportation was one of the first topics addressed in Tuesday’s debate between Boston’s mayoral candidates. Michelle Wu has called for the MBTA to be free — a concept that has been heavily criticized by Annissa Essaibi George. “For us to be a world class city, we need transportation that works for everyone,” Wu said Tuesda...
  • coronavirus Oct 19

    3,431 New Breakthrough Cases in Mass., 26 More Deaths in Vaccinated People

    Massachusetts health officials on Tuesday reported nearly 3,500 new breakthrough cases over the past week, and 26 more deaths. The number of breakthrough infections is equivalent to just over 1% of all fully vaccinated people in the state. In the last week, 3,431 new breakthrough cases — infections in people who have been vaccinated — w...
  • mask mandate Oct 19

    Too Early to Say If Mass. School Mask Mandate Will Be Extended, Baker Says

    Gov. Charlie Baker is not yet saying whether Massachusetts’ school mask mandate, currently in place through at least Nov. 1, should again be extended. “We’ll talk to you about that when we get toward the end of the month,” Baker told reporters Monday afternoon. In August, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education autho...
  • Massachusetts Oct 19

    No Timeline From Gov. Baker on COVID Vaccine Mandate Discipline

    More than 95% of Massachusetts executive branch state employees submitted the necessary paperwork on time to comply with Gov. Charlie Baker’s vaccine mandate, but for the more than 1,500 who did not, it remains unclear when the threatened consequences including suspension and termination will begin. Monday marked the first full day after the ...
  • Massachusetts Oct 19

    Massachusetts Leaders Deflect on Whether MBTA Should Be Fare-Free

    The push to make MBTA service free of fares to riders that Boston mayoral candidate Michelle Wu has made a campaign staple has yet to sway Beacon Hill leaders. Gov. Charlie Baker, asked about the city councilor’s calls to “free the T,” said Monday he does not support the idea of eliminating fares but believes “the T should w...
  • Boston Oct 19

    Janey Moves to Address Addiction, Homelessness Crisis at Mass. and Cass

    Boston will no longer allow people to live in tents or temporary shelters, Mayor Kim Janey announced on Tuesday, unveiling a plan to address the addiction and homelessness crises at the area known as “Mass. and Cass.” Addiction, homelessness and related public health issues have been declared a public health crisis in the city as well, ...
  • Boston Oct 19

    Police Standoff in Boston's South End Over After 7 Hours

    An armed man has been taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with police at Emerson College’s Rotch Field in Boston’s South End Tuesday, officials said. The situation evolved over about seven hours, and several loud bangs were heard just before Boston police announced the standoff was over. Family members at the scene were hopin...
  • Fall River Oct 20

    Convenience Store Owner Shot and Killed in Fall River

    The owner of a local convenience store was shot and killed Monday night in Fall River, Massachusetts. Fall River police said they received a call around 10:30 p.m. reporting that a male victim had been shot inside the Stop N Save convenience store at 201 Rock St., the Bristol District Attorney’s Office said. The 911 caller had entered the sto...
  • aaa massachusetts Oct 19

    Cost of Average Gas Fill-Up in Mass. Rose $17 in Past Year, AAA Says

    Gas prices continue to contribute to inflation concerns, rising nine cents per gallon in the last week and cutting further into household budgets across Massachusetts. AAA Massachusetts reported Monday that the average price of a gallon of gas hit $3.27 in its latest weekly survey. That’s up from $3.10 a month ago and just $2.10 a year ago. &...
  • vaccine Oct 19

    Hospital Employees Sue Mass General Brigham Over COVID Vaccine Mandate

    In a lawsuit filed against the Mass General Brigham hospital system, eight hospital workers say they’re against receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and shouldn’t be forced into it because they have exemptions based on religion and disabilities. They argue they should be accommodated and they should not be retaliated against. “The histo...
  • Lawrence High School Oct 19

    Parents, Teachers Call for Superintendent's Removal Over Lawrence High Fights

    Parents and teachers called for school officials in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to be held accountable for a series of fights that have taken place at the city’s high school. There was a full house at the Lawrence Public Library auditorium Monday night for an emergency joint session called by Lawrence Mayor Kendrys Vasquez between school and cit...
  • Boston 18 hours ago

    Wu Maintains Commanding Lead Over Essaibi George Ahead of Debate, New Poll Shows

    With two weeks to go until the Boston mayoral election, Michelle Wu continues to hold a commanding lead over opponent Annissa Essaibi George, a new poll shows. The poll, conducted by Suffolk University for NBC10 Boston and The Boston Globe, has Wu at 62%, more than double the 30% Essaibi George received. Seven percent of respondents remain undecide...
  • boston mayoral race Oct 19

    In Final Days Before Boston's Election, Negativity Arises in Mayoral Race

    The gloves are off in Boston’s mayoral race, with a new attack ad directed at Michelle Wu from “Bostonians for Real Progress,” a PAC of mostly local labor unions. The ad claims Wu would defund the police, the MBTA and other city services. It ends with the tagline, “For real progress, not radical change, elect Annissa Essaibi...
  • All of Me Oct 18

    A Boston Singer Gave It All to ‘All of Me.' Then John Legend Gave Her a Hug and a Tip

    Singer John Legend gave a street musician the surprise of a lifetime on Sunday in Boston when he arrived while she was performing a rendition of his hit “All of Me.”

  • coronavirus Oct 18

    Mass. Confirms 2,815 New COVID Cases, 10 New Deaths Over the Weekend

    Massachusetts health officials reported another 2,815 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths Monday, in a report that includes data from over the weekend. The report pushed the state’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 780,290 since the start of the pandemic and its death toll to 18,449. Massachusetts’ COVID metrics, tracked on ...
  • coronavirus Oct 18

    About 1,600 Mass. State Workers Miss Vaccine Mandate Deadline, Face Firing

    Nearly 1,600 Massachusetts state employees had not proved they are vaccinated against the coronavirus or had sought a vaccine exemption by Sunday’s deadline, the administration of Gov. Charlie Baker announced Monday. The Republican governor said in August that a total of 44,000 executive branch workers and contractors would be required to get...
  • Brighton Oct 18

    Fire Damages Building in Brighton

    A fire damaged a residential building in the 500 block of Washington Street in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood on Monday afternoon. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. in a 3-story residential building. Heavy flames were reported on the second and third floor rear porches before traveling to the roof. Fire officials said the heavy flames were ...
  • vaccine mandate Oct 19

    Massachusetts' COVID Vaccine Mandate Is in Effect. Here's What to Expect This Week

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s coronavirus vaccine mandate took effect Monday. The rule doesn’t apply to everyone in the state, but employees of its Executive Department must be fully immunized or have applied for an exemption. Here’s what could happen this week as a result of the mandate going into effect: There could be staf...
  • lawrence Oct 18

    Lawrence High School Teachers, Staff Stage Walk-in Protest Monday

    Community members and staff staged a “walk-in” protest at Lawrence High School Monday morning to demand that Massachusetts education officials relinquish their receivership and give back local control. The protesters walked inside the school with picket signs right before the morning bell Monday in a demonstration, organized by the Lawr...
  • Boston Red Sox Oct 19

    Sox Slam Their Way to 2-1 in ALCS

    Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez walked off the mound with a six-run lead and a message for Carlos Correa and the rest of the Houston Astros: Now, it’s Boston’s time. Tapping his wrist to mimic Correa’s Game 1 celebration, Rodriguez rode four more Boston homers — including Kyle Schwarber’s record-setting grand slam — to a 1...
  • Massachusetts Oct 18

    Catholic School Football Team on Cape Cod Allegedly Used Racist Language in Game

    On-field football activities have been suspended at a Catholic preparatory school in Hyannis, Massachusetts, after the team allegedly used racist language toward members of the opposing team during a game this weekend on Cape Cod. In a statement issued by the Diocese of Fall River on behalf of St. John Paul II School, officials called the allegatio...
  • Worcester Oct 18

    18-Year-Old Shot in Worcester

    An 18-year-old was shot early Sunday morning on the Pasadena Parkway in Worcester, Massachusetts, police said. Worcester police officers responded to ShotSpotter activation in the area around 5:40 a.m. While on the way, dispatch received an additional call reporting there was a gunshot victim on scene. Responding officers found the victim and admin...
  • mbta Oct 18

    MBTA Will Hand Out Dunkin' Gift Cards to Commuters on Monday

    New England runs on Dunkin’ and so does the T! On Monday, MBTA crews will hand out face masks and $5 Dunkin’ gift cards to commuters at select stations in a promotion to thank T riders. The gesture is a way for the transit agency to show its riders extra appreciation for their continued support, the MBTA said on Twitter….

  • Medway Oct 18

    Medway Firefighters Rescue Calf that Fell Into Well

    There is no such thing as a typical day for firefighters, something illustrated by a call that fire crews received this weekend in Medway, Massachusetts. The Medway Fire Department responded to a local farm Saturday where a calf had fallen into a 20-foot deep well and was in serious danger of drowning. Fire crews executed a technical animal rescue ...
  • Jimmy Hayes Oct 19

    Cause of Death Revealed for Former Boston Bruins Player Jimmy Hayes

    Nearly two months after Jimmy Hayes unexpectedly died at the age of 31 in his Massachusetts home, the cause and manner of his death have been revealed.

  • Rhode Island Oct 17

    Rhode Island Foundation to Pay for Thousands of Narcan Kits

    The Rhode Island Foundation is providing a $250,000 grant to purchase thousands of opioid overdose prevention kits until a more sustainable source of state funding is in place. The grant announced recently to the University of Rhode Island will enable the Community First Responder Program at its College of Pharmacy to purchase approximately 3,000 N...
  • Massachusetts Oct 18

    Sunday Is COVID Vaccine Mandate Deadline for Mass. Employees. Suspensions Could Begin

    Sunday is the deadline for thousands of Massachusetts employees to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or face possible termination by their state employer. The mandate order, issued in August by Gov. Charlie Baker, requires that any person who works for a Commonwealth Executive Department Agency, including full-time, part-time, seasonal, intermit...
  • Massachusetts Oct 17

    At Least 150 State Police Members Resigning Over Baker's Vaccine Mandate: Union

    With the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate deadline Sunday, the union that represents Massachusetts State Police tells NBC10 Boston that while about 85-90% of its members have rolled up their sleeves to get the shot, the resignations have already begun for those who haven’t. The State Police Association of Massachusetts says at least 150...
  • Boston Oct 17

    Boston 10K for Women Hosts Talented Athletes, Inspiring Runners

    There was a major 10K held in Boston Saturday morning, popular as both an elite world-class competition and a women’s running event promoting health and fitness. The Boston 10K for Women featured professionals and everyday runners hitting the pavement at the Boston Common in support of one another. At 24 years old, Weini Kelate broke an Ameri...
  • Jimmy Hayes Oct 18

    Bruins Honor Jimmy Hayes in Season Opener: ‘Thinking of You Always'

    The Bruins opened their 2021-22 NHL season Saturday night in Boston, and there was a special decal on the players’ helmets as they stepped onto the ice at TD Garden. The “Jimmy 11” decals honor former Boston Bruins forward Jimmy Hayes, who died unexpectedly on Aug. 23 at his home in Milton, Massachusetts. The married father of two...
  • Somerset Oct 17

    Missing Boater's Body Pulled From Taunton River During Search in Somerset

    Authorities searching the Taunton River in Somerset, Massachusetts, have recovered the body of a man who went boating Friday night and never returned. The Somerset Fire Chief confirmed in a statement the man’s body was recovered around 11 a.m. Sunday as the result of their coordinated search involving multiple public-safety agencies. The man&...
  • Cape Cod Oct 16

    New High-Tech Buoy Coming to Buzzards Bay

    A high-tech buoy designed to enhance maritime safety is being installed in Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts. State environmental officials say the buoy that measures wave height, wave period, wave direction and surface water temperature every 30 minutes will be placed about four nautical miles southwest of Cuttyhunk Island. The buoy is a joint project...
  • Newbury Oct 16

    Driver Airlifted to Hospital After Crash on I-95 in Newbury

    Massachusetts State Police are investigating a serious crash that occurred on I-95 in Newbury, Massachusetts. State Police said the crash occurred at around 8 a.m. Saturday morning. Police said a car went off the road and crashed into the woods nearby. They said the crash happened on I-95 South at Exit 81. The driver was conscious and alert, accord...
  • Massachusetts Oct 16

    12-Year-Old Hit by Car in Taunton

    A 12-year-old boy was seriously hurt after being hit by a car Friday in Taunton, Massachusetts. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. as the boy was crossing Plain Street with a family member. Police say the boy slipped and fell backward into the path of a Nissan Sentra. The driver stayed on the scene, police said. The victim was taken…
  • Massachusetts Oct 17

    Alleged Hazing Incident Under Investigation at Woburn High School

    An alleged hazing incident is under investigation at the high school in Woburn, Massachusetts. The Woburn Police Department received a complaint Wednesday involving members of a Woburn High School sports team regarding an incident earlier in the school year, according to a joint statement from Woburn Police Chief Robert Rufo, Mayor Scott Galvin and...
  • coronavirus Oct 15

    Mass. Confirms 1,512 New COVID Cases, 12 New Deaths

    Massachusetts health officials reported another 1,512 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 12 new deaths Friday. The report pushed the state’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 777,475 since the start of the pandemic and its death toll to 18,439. Massachusetts’ COVID metrics, tracked on the Department of Public Health’s interactive co...
  • coronavirus Oct 15

    2 Mass. School Districts Reach 80% Vaccine Threshold to Lift Mask Mandate

    So far, two school districts in Massachusetts have demonstrated at least 80% of students and staff have been vaccinated, the threshold for state education officials to allow an exception to mask mandates. The districts are Hopkinton and Ashland public schools, according to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on Friday. But students...
  • Saint Vincent Hospital Oct 15

    As Nurses Strike Stretches on, St. Vincent Hospital Moves to Implement Recent Contract Offer

    Administrators at Worcester’s Saint Vincent Hospital are moving to end a monthslong nursing strike, saying Friday they are preparing to unilaterally implement their most recent offer this weekend. But the Massachusetts Nurses Association fired back that the hospital’s declaration of an impasse was illegal, and that it had filed a new ch...
  • lawrence Oct 16

    NH Man Charged in Lawrence Stabbing Death

    A New Hampshire man has been arrested after a fatal stabbing Friday morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Lawrence police were called to an address on Broadway around 9:45 a.m. for a reported assault and battery in progress, the Essex District Attorney’s Office said. An adult male was taken to Lawrence General Hospital, where he was pronounced ...
  • storrowing Oct 15

    PHOTOS: Top of Moving Truck Shredded by BU Bridge on Storrow Drive

    A moving truck got Storrowed in Boston on Friday, leaving part of the vehicle in tatters on the street near the Boston University Bridge. The roof of the box truck was ripped off by the impact, which temporarily reduced the eastbound side of Storrow Drive to one lane. Massachusetts State Police were on hand to assist. Tall vehicles are banned&#8230...
  • Brockton Oct 15

    Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit by Ice Cream Truck in Brockton

    A 54-year-old man died after being struck by an ice cream truck Thursday night in Brockton, Massachusetts. The crash occurred around 6:44 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of North Main and Huntington streets, the Plymouth District Attorney’s Office said. When they arrived at the scene, police said they found a man who had been struck by a mo...
  • swat Oct 15

    Person Barricaded in Braintree Group Home Surrenders After Long Standoff, Police Say

    A person who brandished a gun inside a group home in Braintree, Massachusetts, on Friday, prompting an hourslong standoff, has surrendered to officers, police said. The man was taken away on a stretcher and Braintree police said he was brought to a hospital for evaluation — a mental health crisis may have been a factor in the incident. The in...
  • Framingham Oct 15

    Firefighters Battle Blaze in Framingham Apartment Complex

    Firefighters battled a blaze in a 6-story apartment building in Framingham, Massachusetts, on Friday morning. The fire was reported at an apartment complex on Worcester Road around 9 a.m. Aerial images showed numerous fire vehicles on scene and firefighters on balconies as smoke poured from the building. No further information was immediately avail...
  • Boston Oct 15

    2 People Hurt When Pipe Ruptures at Boston Steam Plant

    Two people were injured when a steam pipe ruptured in a nine-story steam plant on Kneeland Street in Boston on Friday morning. The incident was reported around 9:45 a.m. at the Vicinity Energy steam plant, which generates electricity for the electric grid. Steam from the plant also travels through underground pipes to heat about 250 client building...
  • red sox Oct 16

    Red Sox Fall to Astros in Game 1 of ALCS

    Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate, tapping the spot on his wrist where a watch would be, after hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning that propelled the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Friday night in the AL Championship Series opener. “It’s my time,” he screamed before trotting around the ba...
  • lawrence Oct 15

    Lawrence Parents, Teachers to Rally for Change After Fights at High School

    Parents and teachers will demand change at Lawrence High School Friday night after a series of brawls broke out among students in recent weeks. Five students were arrested this week alone for getting into fights and school staff members have been injured trying to break them up. Violent videos of the fights have been circulating on social media. Po...
  • vaccine mandate Oct 16

    Vaccine Deadline for Mass General Brigham, BMC Hospital Workers Friday

    Hundreds to thousands of health care workers could lose their jobs for failing to comply with vaccine mandates at two of the state’s largest hospital systems. Friday is the deadline for employees at Mass General Brigham and Boston Medical Center to receive their first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. “Employees are still sub...
  • Massachusetts Oct 15

    5-Year-Old Lost in Woods of Lincoln Found Safe by Hiker

    A 5-year-old who was reported missing Thursday in the woods of Lincoln, Massachusetts, was found safe by a hiker. Police say they learned around 4:30 p.m. that the child was missing after running away from a group along trails between Red Maple Lane and Sandy Pond Reservoir. Police and fire crews from Lincoln and Bedford searched a large area along...
  • AirDrop Oct 15

    Sexually Explicit Content Shared at Taunton High School Sparks Investigation

    Some students at Taunton High School received sexually explicit content from another person’s phone last week while classes were in session, officials said Thursday.

  • missing person Oct 14

    Police Searching for Teenager Missing From Warren, Mass.

    A 16-year-old girl has been missing from Warren, Massachusetts, since Wednesday night, police said, asking for the public’s help in finding her. Olivia Boyd was last seen at her home on Liberty Street about 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said on Facebook. She’d been wearing a green hoodie that said “Maine” on the front, and has pi...
  • winter Oct 15

    Get Ready to Pay More to Heat Your Home This Winter. Here's Why

    With cold weather on the horizon, the cost of heating oil and natural gas is going up. It affects everyone, but especially people with a low or fixed income.

  • US Coast Guard Oct 14

    Coast Guard Says Shipwreck Found in Atlantic Is Storied Cutter Bear

    The wreck of a storied military ship that served in two World Wars, performed patrols in waters off Alaska for decades, and at one point was captained by the first Black man to command a U.S. government vessel has been found, the Coast Guard said Thursday.

  • coronavirus Oct 14

    Mass. Schools Report 1,901 COVID Cases Among Students in Last Week, 337 Among Staff

    A total of 2,238 students and staff members at Massachusetts schools tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, a tally similar to the one a week earlier. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the numbers Thursday in its weekly COVID-19 report. A total of 1,901 students and 337 employees tested positive between Oct...
  • Oct 14

    Mass. Confirms 1,560 New COVID Cases, 14 New Deaths

    Massachusetts health officials reported another 1,560 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths Thursday. The report pushed the state’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 775,963 since the start of the pandemic and its death toll to 18,427. Massachusetts’ COVID metrics, tracked on the Department of Public Health’s interac...
  • Harvard University Oct 14

    Harvard's Largest-in-the-Nation Endowment Surpasses $53B

    Harvard, already the nation’s wealthiest university, grew its endowment to more than $53 billion in the latest fiscal year, the Ivy League school reported in its annual financial report released Thursday. The $11.3 billion in growth over the the previous fiscal year was driven by a 33.6% return on its investments. N.P. “Narv” Narv...
  • Boston Celtics Oct 14

    Smart Suspended for Celtics' Next Preseason Game After Reportedly Missing Flight

    Boston Celtics star Marcus Smart will be suspended for the team’s NBA preseason game, according to a new report. Smart breached a team rule and won’t play the game against Miami, Athletic and Stadium reporter Shams Charania said Thursday, citing sources. Coach Ime Udoka didn’t say what rule Smart broke when asked about the suspens...
  • Boston Oct 14

    600+ Boston City Workers Fail to Comply With Vaccine Mandate

    Get the shot, get tested, or get a new job. That’s the reality for more than 600 city employees currently on unpaid administrative leave over Boston’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. But Mayor Kim Janey stresses that while termination is a possibility, the goal is compliance so city workers and the public they deal with stay safe. “We need to make......
  • Fatal Shooting Oct 14

    20-Year-Old Man Killed in Lowell Shooting

    A 20-year-old man was shot and killed around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in Lowell, Massachusetts. Police said they found the man with gunshot wounds in the area of Loring and Westford streets after receiving a 911 call. He was taken to a nearby hospital and later pronounced dead. The man’s identity was withheld pending notification of family. The M...
  • pedestrian struck Oct 14

    12-Year-Old Girl Hit by DPW Truck in Hyannis

    A 12-year-old girl was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital after being hit by a truck Thursday morning in the village of Hyannis in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The girl suffered injuries to her lower extremities, the Hyannis Fire Department said, after she was hit near West Main Street and Lincoln Road shortly after 8 a.m. She is expected to survive, police...
  • Foxborough Oct 14

    Tractor-Trailer Rollover in Foxborough Causing Delays

    A tractor-trailer rollover on the ramp from Interstate 495 north to Interstate 95 south in Foxborough, Massachusetts, is causing delays on Thursday morning. The crash was reported by state police around 9:30 a.m. The ramp will be closed for some time as cleanup continues, they said. Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes.

  • Dunkin' Oct 14

    Brockton Woman Sues Dunkin' Franchise After Suffering Severe Coffee Burns

    A woman is suing the owner of a Brockton, Massachusetts, Dunkin’ store and two of its employees, accusing them of negligence and infliction of emotional distress after suffering severe burns from hot coffee. As The Patriot Ledger first reported, the plaintiff, Angela Barbosa, alleges that three cups of coffee spilled on her as a result of employee ...
  • Hocus Pocus Oct 14

    All the Places ‘Hocus Pocus' Was Filmed in Salem

    Salem, Massachusetts, is back in full-on Halloween mode this October and there seems to be a lot of hocus pocus in the air. The 1993 Disney classic “Hocus Pocus” is a seasonal favorite during the spooky season, but here in Massachusetts there is a little extra love for the film. That is because most of the movie’s most iconic scenes…
  • road closures Oct 14

    Revere Fuel Spill Prompts Environmental Concerns

    Thousands of gallons of diesel fuel came gushing out of an overturned tanker in Revere Wednesday, leaking into the nearby Saugus River and prompting environmental concerns. “Our concern is mostly the marsh and the environment,” U.S. Coast Guard Marine Science Technician John Northup said. “I’m always concerned if there’s fue...
  • coronavirus Oct 14

    Mass. Correction Officers Seek to Block Baker's Vaccine Mandate in Court

    The union representing the Massachusetts Correction Officers is seeking a preliminary injunction in Federal Court Thursday to block Gov. Charlie Baker from enforcing his COVID-19 vaccine mandate for executive branch employees. The deadline for correction officers to show proof of vaccination is Sunday, Oct. 17, but the union has filed a lawsuit cha...
  • lawrence Oct 14

    Lawrence Superintendent, School Board Address Series of Fights at High School

    Another fight broke out at Lawrence High School Wednesday after a series of brawls a day earlier at the same school. “It’s been scary, hard, and no one is feeling really good right now,” said Lawrence Public Schools Superintendent Cynthia Paris during a school board meeting Wednesday night. Paris revealed during the meeting that t...
  • Worcester Oct 14

    ‘He Thinks He Owns the City': Neighbor 911 Calls Raise Questions About Worcester Officer

    After a night of partying, a Worcester police officer has remained on paid administrative leave for months as the department conducts an internal investigation. But the NBC10 Investigators discovered the incident last summer was not the first sign of trouble in the officer’s neighborhood.

  • boston mayoral race Oct 14

    Boston's 2 Remaining Mayoral Hopefuls Face Off in Debate

    Boston City Councilors Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu drew sharp distinctions between their campaigns as they faced off Wednesday in the first head-to-head televised debate of the final stretch of Boston’s mayoral contest. Whoever wins on Nov. 2 will make history as the first woman and first person of color to be elected mayor of Bost...
  • Massachusetts Oct 14

    Missing 15-Year-Old From Merrimac Found Safe

    A 15-year-old girl who was reported missing Tuesday has been found safe, Merrimac police said. Relatives of the teenager reported that she did not return home on the bus on Tuesday. With the help of its law enforcement partners, Merrimac Police discovered the girl in Woburn on Wednesday night. “We are thankful this situation had a successful ...
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