Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press
Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press

Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of four-hit ball to win for the sixth time in his last seven decisions, getting three runs of support in the first inning and cruising to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the Boston Red...

Politicians call for action on offshore wind project
Politicians call for action on offshore wind project

Massachusetts congressional leaders are asking federal officials to move quickly on permits for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project.

16 hrs 13 mins ago
NOAA seeks input about possible new whale protections
NOAA seeks input about possible new whale protections

Federal officials will meet with fishermen and other members of the public in Massachusetts to talk about possible changes to rules designed to protect vulnerable whales.

17 hrs 1 min ago
Jail to become first in Massachusetts to dispense methadone
Jail to become first in Massachusetts to dispense methadone

A rural jail is set to become Massachusetts' first correctional facility to dispense methadone to inmates for opioid addiction treatment.

18 hrs 5 mins ago
East Coast squid fishery to be restricted through end of '19
East Coast squid fishery to be restricted through end of '19

Federal fishing managers are restricting the fishery for a commercially important species of squid for the rest of the year.

18 hrs 21 mins ago
Theft of oysters hinders Cape Cod aquaculture program
Theft of oysters hinders Cape Cod aquaculture program

Officials in a Massachusetts town say about 4,000 immature oysters were stolen from a local creek, hindering a fledgling Cape Cod aquaculture program.

18 hrs 25 mins ago
Portland Sea Dogs welcome 10 millionth fan through gates
Portland Sea Dogs welcome 10 millionth fan through gates

The Portland Sea Dogs have welcomed 10 million fans through their turnstiles.

19 hrs 13 mins ago
Developer proposes horse track in southeastern Massachusetts
Developer proposes horse track in southeastern Massachusetts

A developer is proposing to build a horse track, hotel and entertainment complex in southeastern Massachusetts.

19 hrs 34 mins ago
Connecticut looks to purchase more offshore wind power
Connecticut looks to purchase more offshore wind power

The state of Connecticut is looking to purchase up to 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind power.

20 hrs 14 mins ago
Justice Department to challenge internet gambling ruling
Justice Department to challenge internet gambling ruling

The Justice Department is planning to challenge a federal judge's ruling that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, renewing the dispute over whether it's illegal to sell lottery...

23 hrs 26 mins ago
Woman pleads guilty to distributing fentanyl
Woman pleads guilty to distributing fentanyl

A woman has pleaded guilty in federal court in New Hampshire to distributing fentanyl as part of a seven-defendant narcotics case.

August 20th, 1:02 AM EDT
Sen. Markey releases video showing Sen. Warren endorsement
Sen. Markey releases video showing Sen. Warren endorsement

Democratic U.S. Sen. Edward Markey has released a video showing U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren endorsing him for reelection.

August 19th, 5:49 PM EDT
Boston to New Hampshire march calls for immigration changes
Boston to New Hampshire march calls for immigration changes

Religious groups and immigrant rights advocates are marching from Boston to New Hampshire to call for changes to the nation's immigration system.

August 19th, 5:42 PM EDT
Jewish organizations seek state funds to upgrade security
Jewish organizations seek state funds to upgrade security

Jewish organizations in Massachusetts are seeking state grants for security upgrades such as advanced surveillance cameras, cement barriers and bullet-proof glass in response to anti-Semitic acts.

August 19th, 3:57 PM EDT
Massachusetts transit agency considers fare-free buses
Massachusetts transit agency considers fare-free buses

A Massachusetts public transit agency is considering a fare-free bus system.

August 19th, 3:29 PM EDT
'Codfather' settlement means magnate will never fish again
August 19th, 12:53 PM EDT
Driver charged in jogger's hit-and-run death arraigned
Driver charged in jogger's hit-and-run death arraigned

A Massachusetts driver charged with striking and killing a jogger and then leaving the scene has been held on $250,000 bail.

August 19th, 12:37 PM EDT
Woman struck, injured, by boat propeller in Massachusetts
Woman struck, injured, by boat propeller in Massachusetts

Authorities say a woman swimming in Massachusetts waters was taken to the hospital after with a severe injury being struck by a boat propeller.

August 19th, 11:41 AM EDT
Memorial to victims of Boston Marathon bombing completed
Memorial to victims of Boston Marathon bombing completed

The final pieces of the Boston Marathon bombing memorial have been laid at the site of the 2013 attack.

August 19th, 11:09 AM EDT
Man struck and killed by commuter rail train
Man struck and killed by commuter rail train

Transit police say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter rail train in suburban Boston.

August 19th, 8:12 AM EDT
Tesla restarts its solar-panel business, offers rental plans
Tesla restarts its solar-panel business, offers rental plans

Tesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them.

August 18th, 4:55 PM EDT
Backers of rural dental care find something to smile about
Backers of rural dental care find something to smile about

It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success.

August 18th, 2:31 PM EDT
Boston Bruins to make stop at Connecticut state Capitol
Boston Bruins to make stop at Connecticut state Capitol

The Boston Bruins are making a stop in Connecticut, where they plan to outfit young players with new hockey gear and mingle with fans.

August 18th, 1:27 PM EDT
Rep. McGovern planning to visit Meals on Wheels program
Rep. McGovern planning to visit Meals on Wheels program

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern is planning to visit a senior services center in Northampton to highlight the importance of the Meals on Wheels program.

August 18th, 12:39 PM EDT
1st phase of makeover to The Breakers landscape is completed
1st phase of makeover to The Breakers landscape is completed

The grounds and gardens at The Breakers mansion in Newport are getting a makeover.

August 18th, 10:55 AM EDT
Activists to call for gun control measures at Boston rally
Activists to call for gun control measures at Boston rally

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh are among the speakers planning to participate in a rally calling for stricter gun control measures.

August 18th, 10:35 AM EDT

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