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BOSTON — Four days after the death of Rep. Gailanne Cariddi, her House colleagues remembered the North Adams Democrat as a hard worker, quietly effective legislator and passionate advocate for her constituents. more
BOSTON — Massachusetts' bid to become the nation's leader in offshore wind power is ramping up.The state's electric utilities — National Grid, Eversource and Unitil — are slated to release by June 30 their requirements for projects … more
CAMBRIDGE — Science is worthless if it isn't motivated by basic human values and the desire to help people, Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, urging them to use their powers for good.In a … more
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby's chief accuser took the stand at his sexual assault trial Tuesday to tell her story publicly for the first time, saying the comedian violated her after giving her three blue pills that left her paralyzed and … more
CHATHAM — A Cape Cod commercial fishing group is promoting an effort to get more consumers to eat locally caught dogfish and skates in restaurants.The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance is supporting "Pier to Plate" by working with more … more
A 16-foot-long great white shark was tracked over the holiday weekend off the Delaware coast, experts said, and she has been seen recently in the waters off Chincoteague and Assateague islands in Virginia and Maryland.Ocearch.org, a shark research … more
A former student at the Kent School, a private boarding school in Connecticut, sued Kent on Wednesday, alleging that administrators did not do enough to protect her from a teacher who she said sexually abused her in the late 1980s.The former student … more
@benningtonbanner.comSHAFTSBURY — Fans familiar with the work of Robert Frost understand the edifying role that nature, and trees in particular, played in the poet's work. Tragically, two trees tended by Frost himself were toppled in … more
It started with fever and vomiting. Then the 5-month-old baby developed facial twitching, stiffening of his right arm and seizures. The family rushed him to Connecticut Children's Medical Center.Clinicians there performed tests, including a brain … more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The remains of the Wampanoag leader who forged a peaceful relationship with the Pilgrims will be reburied at his original gravesite in Rhode Island.Members of the Wampanoag Nation have spent 20 years tracking down the … more
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