Latest Massachusetts News

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 49, Villa Grove-Heritage Coop 22 Aledo (Mercer County) 36, Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 18 Algonquin (Jacobs) 47, Dundee-Crown 14 Amboy 46, Alden-Hebron 8 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 22, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alcoa 42, Tyner Academy 0 Alcorn Central, Miss. 40, Middleton 12 BGA 24, Franklin Road Academy 7 Bearden 15, Anderson County 12 Benton Academy, Miss. 40, Rossville Christian...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 22, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Sectional Playoffs= First Round= Class 5A= Sectional 10= Concord 70, LaPorte 14 S. Bend Adams 35, Goshen 14 Sectional 12= ...

Raptors beat Celtics 115-83, spoil Udoka's home opener

Oct. 22, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Raptors coach Nick Nurse didn't think Scottie Barnes played that badly in his first NBA game. Just in case, though, he had a chat with the rookie. “I did talk to him a couple of times in between the games. But I just said ‘You did...

Search for missing New Hampshire boy shifts to Massachusetts

Oct. 22, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

ABINGTON, Mass. (AP) — The search for a young boy missing for a month in New Hampshire shifted to Massachusetts on Friday. New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella said in a statement that investigators are searching an area in the town of Abington, about 20 miles...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Oct. 22, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. October 21, 2021. Editorial: Absentee ballots a step forward for CT Among the many changes COVID-19 brought to Connecticut was an upending of traditional voting practices. With fears of contracting a deadly disease serving...

Massachusetts unemployment rate up slightly in September

Oct. 22, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The unemployment rate in Massachusetts increased by two-tenths of a percentage point in September to 5.2% but the state added nearly 12,000 new jobs in the month, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development said Friday. The state's September...

Train conductor who lost part of finger sues rail operator

Oct. 22, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A conductor on a Massachusetts commuter rail train is suing the company that runs the system, alleging that a malfunctioning door amputated part of his right ring finger. Allen Chin, of Quincy, is suing Keolis Commuter Services LLC for $220,000,...

Hopkinton board votes to lift school high mask requirement

Oct. 22, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

HOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) — Hopkinton High School has become the first school in Massachusetts to make face coverings optional after reaching the state-set 80% coronavirus vaccination threshold. The Hopkinton School Committee voted 3-2 on Thursday night to give vaccinated...

Ex-Boston Grand Prix CFO pleads guilty to fraud, tax charges

Oct. 22, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The former chief financial officer of the organization that tried to bring an IndyCar race to Boston has pleaded guilty to multiple fraud and tax evasion charges connected to the race and other business interests, and for improperly receiving almost $700,000 in pandemic relief...