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Police investigate Massachusetts biker death in Maine crash

Jun. 23, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

WATERBORO, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle that resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. Police say the crash happened at midday on Saturday in Waterboro. They say the crash killed 53-year-old Kimberly Sawyer of Freeport. Sawyer's...

New exhibit celebrates history of Framingham's downtown

Jun. 13, 2019 9:56 AM EDT

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Walking through downtown more than a century ago, visitors found a community on the rise. Passengers arrived at the handsome train depot on Waverly Street designed by architect H.H. Richardson. Horse-drawn carriages pulled firefighting equipment to the red-brick firehouse on Hollis...

Ex-Harvard track coach pleads guilty to child porn charge

Jun. 12, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Harvard University assistant track coach who also coached at a suburban Boston high school has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. The U.S. attorney's office in Boston says 71-year-old Walter Johnson, of Framingham, pleaded guilty Tuesday. He faces up to 20 years in...

Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to 'get in trouble'

May. 26, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis urged graduates of Framingham State University in Massachusetts on Sunday to "get in trouble" and to build "bridges, not walls." The Georgia Democrat, a veteran of the 1960s civil rights movement, was the keynote speaker at the school's commencement at the DCU...

Most Massachusetts cities, towns seeing population growth

May. 26, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Population in most Massachusetts cities and towns is continuing to grow. That's according to the latest population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Boston, Cambridge, and Framingham had the largest population gains in raw numbers from 2017 to 2018, while Sudbury, Sharon, and...