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Cole, Stanton lead Yankees past Red Sox 8-3, cut lead to 1

Sep. 25, 2021 01:59 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole showed the Yankees he’s ready for the important games soon to come. Nathan Eovaldi left the Red Sox with nothing but worries. In a potential AL wild-card preview, Cole took a two-hit shutout into the sixth inning and led the Yankees to an 8-3...

Berrettini, Ruud, Rublev give Team Europe 3-1 Laver Cup lead

Sep. 25, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The pandemic-delayed fourth edition of the Laver Cup — and first without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic participating — began Friday with Team Europe taking a 3-1 lead over Team World thanks to victories in singles from Matteo Berrettini, Casper Ruud and...

Boston Haitians rally against treatment of border migrants

Sep. 24, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Scores of Haitians and their supporters rallied Friday in downtown Boston, venting their frustrations at the treatment of Haitian migrants at the Mexican border and demanding President Joe Biden's administration stop deporting them back to their unstable homeland. ...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 24, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

Hartford Courant. September 19, 2021. Editorial: In Guilford, making white people afraid and bashing ‘critical race theory’ proves a winning political strategy School board primaries rarely get much attention, but this year’s Republican Board...

New Boston mayor to take office just 2 weeks after election

Sep. 24, 2021 12:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Whoever wins Boston’s mayoral race on Nov. 2 won’t have much time to prepare to step into the office. The two candidates — City Councilors Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu — met Thursday with acting Mayor Kim Janey to discuss the timeline....

Driver involved in Boston rail crash now facing charges

Sep. 24, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The operator of a light rail train that crashed into the rear of another train on the Boston area's public transit system in July, sending more than two dozen people to the hospital, now faces criminal charges, according to court records. Owen Turner, 50,...

Investigators hope for new leads in Boston museum robbery

Sep. 23, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The chief investigator for a Boston museum still working to recover $500 million worth of art stolen in 1990 said Thursday he was hoping for new leads to emerge following the death of a highly scrutinized figure in the case. A Connecticut mobster...

GBH News names executive editor to oversee content

Sep. 23, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — GBH News in Boston has hired an award-winning journalist with a background in public media to oversee news content and editorial strategy across all platforms, management announced Thursday. Lee Hill will take over as executive editor in mid-November. ...

Boston requiring zero emissions for large buildings by 2050

Sep. 23, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance that addresses climate change by requiring all buildings larger than 20,000 square feet to eliminate carbon emissions by 2050. Acting Mayor Kim Janey intends to sign the ordinance approved...

McCormack, bishop panned for role in sex abuse scandal, dies

Sep. 23, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Retired Roman Catholic Bishop John McCormack, who faced criticism for his role in Boston’s clergy sex abuse scandal and led New Hampshire’s diocese during its own reckoning, has died. McCormack, 86, died Tuesday at Mount Carmel Rehabilitation...