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Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:31 AM EDT

Rail System Addressing Engineers With Bad Driving Records

Rail System Addressing Engineers With Bad Driving Records

The Boston Globe reports the Republican...">Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is taking steps ensure that commuter rail engineers with poor personal driving records aren't putting passengers' safety at risk. The Boston Globe reports the Republican...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 12:01 AM EDT

Report: Boston and Washington Are Favorites for Amazon HQ2

Report: Boston and Washington Are Favorites for Amazon HQ2

Boston, along with Washington, is believed to be among the favorites to land Amazon's second headquarters. But is that what the people want?

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:48 PM EDT

RMV Mistakenly Tells People Licenses Would Be Suspended

RMV Mistakenly Tells People Licenses Would Be Suspended

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles mistakenly sent letters to nearly 10,000 people that their licenses would be suspended.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 08:32 PM EDT

Harvard Square Stores: University Project Hurting Business

Harvard Square Stores: University Project Hurting Business

The rising rents have taken their toll on businesses in Cambridge's Harvard Square over the past few years. One business says the continued expansion of Harvard University is part of the reason it is now up for...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 07:23 PM EDT

'It Was Trying to Claw Me': Man Fights Off Attacking Coyote

'It Was Trying to Claw Me': Man Fights Off Attacking Coyote

When a coyote attacked him, Brian Hutchins of Rutland, Massachusetts, fought back.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 07:06 PM EDT

Should Bridges to Cape Cod Be Replaced?

Should Bridges to Cape Cod Be Replaced?

With the summer travel season approaching, momentum is building on plans to replace the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 06:48 PM EDT

Poll: Voters Largely Undecided in Crowded MA-3 Race

Poll: Voters Largely Undecided in Crowded MA-3 Race

About a dozen people are vying for contention to replace retiring Rep. Niki Tsongas.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:56 PM EDT

Police Seek Armed Robber Who Donned Mask in Store Bathroom

Police Seek Armed Robber Who Donned Mask in Store Bathroom

Police in Braintree, Massachusetts, are looking for an armed robbery suspect they say asked to use the restroom before donning a mask and brandishing a shotgun.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 05:16 PM EDT

Making a Difference One Bike at a Time

Making a Difference One Bike at a Time

This week, Emerson Hospital's physical therapy team and dozens of volunteers have been teaching 35 young ones how to ride bicycles.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 05:10 PM EDT

Army Considering Boston for Home of New Futures Command

Army Considering Boston for Home of New Futures Command

The Army says it's considering 15 cities for the headquarters of its planned Futures Command, which will keep track of emerging technology and innovations that could be used in warfighting.