Latest Massachusetts News

UMass beats St. Cloud State 5-0, wins first NCAA title

Apr. 10, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Filip Lindberg had 25 saves, Aaron Bohlinger scored his first career goal, and Massachusetts beat St. Cloud State 5-0 on Saturday night to win the program's first NCAA title. After St. Cloud State turnover, Bohlinger led a breakaway and dropped the...

New Hampshire governor gets vaccine, gives thumbs-up

Apr. 10, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu received his COVID-19 vaccine Saturday at the state's mass vaccination site at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. The Republican, driving an orange convertible, got the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine in his left arm. ...

State's 1st female fire chief announces retirement

Apr. 10, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

GOSHEN, Mass. (AP) — The woman believed to be the first female fire chief in Massachusetts has announced her retirement. Susan Labrie, 57, has announced that she intends to step down as fire chief in Goshen in June, when she will also retire from her job as...

Man who robbed five banks gets more than 9 years in prison

Apr. 10, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Rhode Island man who pleaded guilty to robbing five Massachusetts banks within a week in September 2018 has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison, federal prosecutors said. Dong Lee, 50, and an accomplice robbed banks in Andover, Boston,...

Massachusetts vehicle inspection system down another week

Apr. 10, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts motor vehicle inspection system is expected to remain down for another week, prompting state officials to give drivers with exprired March stickers a grace period to obtain an up-to-date sticker, officials said. The Registry of Motor...

Tatum's career-high 53 help Celtics top T-Wolves 145-136

Apr. 09, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The only regret Jayson Tatum had about his first career 50-point game was that his 2-year-old son wasn't there to see it. But the All-Star has a solution for that. “It just means I’ll have to do it again someday," Tatum said....

Maine hockey coach Red Gendron dies unexpectedly at 63

Apr. 09, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

ORONO, Maine (AP) — University of Maine hockey coach Red Gendron died unexpectedly Friday, the school announced. He was 63. The Boston native, who took over coaching the Black Bears in 2013, died after suffering a medical emergency, university officials said. ...

Boston Marathon may ask athletes for negative virus tests

Apr. 09, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Participants in this year's Boston Marathon may be required to show proof of up to two negative COVID-19 tests before the race even if they have been vaccinated, the Boston Athletic Association said Wednesday. The historic race will also carry a new $25...

Man faces charges in fatal shooting in Boston

Apr. 09, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Randolph man faces charges in the February killing of a man in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, police said Friday. Darren Gillespie, 25, was arrested Friday in the town of Mansfield. He faces charges including murder and unlawful possession of a...

Nurse, capturing the feeling of a nation, gets stuck in mud

Apr. 09, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Camille Coelho just wanted to take a stroll on the beach and look for some sea glass. Instead, the Massachusetts nurse ended up feeling the way so many have felt during the pandemic: she was stuck in the mud. The 54-year-old was taking a walk at Boston’s...