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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The company that employed a Ukrainian-born truck driver whose collision with motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven dead has a history of violations.According to an Associated Press analysis of federal data, the Massachusetts company, Westfield Transport, has faced …
BOSTON (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson said he felt "a lot better" on Wednesday, a day after spraining his right ankle and leaving a game against the Boston Red Sox."I just planted wrong," Anderson said Wednesday after the game, which the White Sox won 8-7. "I kind of felt a …
BOSTON (AP) — Boston starter Chris Sale won't mind getting just about as far away from Fenway Park as he can.The Red Sox left-hander had yet another rough start at home against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, and by the time he returns it will be an entire year since he last won a …
BOSTON (AP) — Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair walked out Wednesday to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas.The protest triggered a broader backlash …
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — It was late one November night as Wilson Mascarenhas lay in bed, chasing sleep as his mind raced uncontrollably.He was tired. Oh boy, was he tired.Like every other day, he'd been up since 5 a.m. that morning; at work by 7. The rest of the day was spent pouring and …
NORTH SHORE, Mass. (AP) — The North Shore is horse country, as people discover when they drive through towns like Hamilton, Wenham or Ipswich, where horses can often be seen nibbling grass in paddocks.But anyone who wants to understand how this local connection with horses developed should …
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a protest by Wayfair employees over the company's furniture sale to a contractor that runs detention centers for migrant children in Texas. (all times local):____5:15 p.m.The Red Cross says it has accepted a $100,000 donation from online home furnishings retailer …
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — Brickyard Collaborative, a makerspace in Lynn, has brought it back to the 15th century with an original letterpress.The city's makerspace is the first collaborative print shop in the Northeast. Members can now take advantage of the only letterpress, intaglio, and …
MIAMI (AP) — The Democratic presidential candidates taking the stage to kick off the primary debates include more women than ever before, six contenders challenging assumptions that voters and pundits may have about what presidential leadership looks like.Their vision for the country and …
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor charged with stealing investor funds intended for his app company is headed for trial in February.The Feb. 24 trial date for Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia II was agreed to in federal court on Tuesday.The 27-year-old Correia had announced days earlier he …
BOSTON (AP) — A state panel says the number of emergency department visits by people with opioid-related issues dropped by nearly 6% in Massachusetts from 2016 to 2017.The report released Wednesday by the Health Policy Commission is based on a state database of hospital discharges up to …
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) — The suspect in a fatal stabbing at an East Longmeadow home has pleaded not guilty.Matthew Scavotto was held without bail after pleading not guilty Wednesday in Palmer District Court to murder.Police responded to the home on Somers Road, which is Route 83, on …
BOSTON (AP) — A judge charged with helping an immigrant escape a federal agent waiting to arrest him at a courthouse should keep her salary while she fights to clear her in name, one of her lawyers told Massachusetts' highest court Wednesday.Stripping Judge Shelley Joseph of her pay as soon …
BOSTON (AP) — The largest health care network in Massachusetts has appointed a new chief executive.The Partners HealthCare board of directors on Tuesday named Dr. Anne Klibanski president and chief executive officer. The board says she is the first woman to lead the organization.Klibanski …
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police have made an arrest in connection with an exchange of gunfire between officers and a suspect this week that left the suspect dead.Police announced Wednesday that 21-year-old Ernest Watkins was arrested Tuesday night. He faces arraignment Wednesday on charges …
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox celebrated on a soggy field at Fenway Park, hoping they weren't really halfway through the season.The defending World Series champions want to go well beyond the 162-game schedule and still have some catching up to do. So a 6-3 win over the White Sox on a rainy …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday pitched a sweeping overhaul of the nation's systems for securing its elections, including the creation of a "uniform federal ballot" and the replacement of the independent commission that currently helps …
BOSTON (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson sprained his right ankle while making a play Tuesday night and exited the game at Boston.Anderson planted his right foot awkwardly on the wet dirt behind second base after fielding a grounder and throwing to first. He hopped a few steps …
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man whose collision with a group of motorcyclists on a rural New Hampshire road left seven bikers dead.Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, …
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly collision between a truck and motorcycles in rural New Hampshire (all times local):8:40 p.m.The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned for failing to terminate the commercial driving license of man whose collision with a …

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