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Prosecutors are reviewing whether to prosecute Citgo sign climate protestors

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins has instructed prosecutors to take more time to review "all of the facts of this incident, all of the risks it created, and the costs that the City of Boston incurred as a result," she said. → Read More

The Boston Teachers Union is pushing for remote learning to start the school year

The return to school should take on a phased-in approach for in-person learning, the union says. → Read More

What happened with the ‘Climate Justice’ banner on the Citgo sign?

Ten people were charged in connection to the protest, which lasted about 20 minutes before winds prompted activists to remove the display. → Read More

Boston is lagging seriously behind on census response, leaving Bill Galvin ‘disappointed’

"This is the only official count we have for the next 10 years. They need to focus on this.” → Read More

Winthrop man had homemade ‘ghost’ guns and 3,000 rounds of ammunition, prosecutors say

Investigators also reported finding a DVD titled, "How to Build Your Untraceable AR-15 at Home." → Read More

A Boston city councilor is urging Boston University, Northeastern not to host in-person classes this fall

"The best 'harm reduction' strategy at this juncture is simply not to encourage your far-flung student bodies to return to Boston this month." → Read More

Family of Roxbury store clerk on life support arrives from Bangladesh to visit his bedside

“I hope I get to see everyone and thank them for what they are doing for my family." → Read More

A Plymouth County boy is the first human case of EEE recorded in Mass. this year

The towns of Middleborough and Carver have been elevated to the "critical" risk level for the rare virus, officials said. → Read More

Read: Hingham selectmen release statement on removal of ‘thin blue line’ flags

"Our support for the men and women who serve this Town is unwavering." → Read More

‘Utmost disrespect’: Widow of slain Weymouth police sergeant speaks out against police reform bills

"My children are growing up in a world where police are vilified. Their father was not a villain, he was a hero who made the ultimate sacrifice." → Read More

Mother of Roxbury store clerk, 21, in coma after shooting, hopes to see son ‘one last time’

"His mother and family members are trying very hard to be by Siam’s hospital bedside." → Read More

Dorchester man dies after crashing jet-ski into sailboat in Boston Harbor

Police said the victim "crashed into a sailboat that was stationary and attached to a mooring." → Read More

Boston schools have offered a first glimpse of what the return to school may look like

“It’s not really possible for us at the Boston Public Schools to have school reopen with all of our students in our school buildings on day one." → Read More

A New Hampshire school district is installing desk shields. Is Massachusetts next?

Education officials in the Bay State say plexiglass barriers have "pros and cons." → Read More

Worcester schools outline options for bringing students back to classrooms

The preliminary plans center on two models for bringing in-person classes back at reduced capacities. → Read More

‘A kind soul’: GoFundMe campaign seeks to support Roxbury store clerk shot in robbery

"He moved to Boston alone, leaving his parents and siblings behind, with a dream to get an education. But his dreams and hard work have now been shattered.” → Read More

Man gored by bull he grabbed by the horns in N.H. town

Authorities shot and killed the two bulls after the incident. → Read More

‘Just plain wrong’: Elizabeth Warren calls on Stop & Shop to reinstate hazard pay

"They didn’t sign up for a job that meant putting their lives at risk every day, but they are doing it." → Read More

Somerville again delays Phase 3 of coronavirus reopening plan

"These are serious times and we must take every step with the caution it deserves.” → Read More

The Paper Store files for bankruptcy after financial blow from the coronavirus pandemic

The Paper Store, the Acton-based, family-owned business with 86 stores in the Northeast, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company filed a 31-page motion in U.S. District Court in Worcester Tuesday, in which representatives said the filing was prompted by the financial blow brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, The Worcester Telegram & Gazette reports. The Paper Store is… → Read More