Former Rhode Island home of Edith Wharton on the market
Former Rhode Island home of Edith Wharton on the market

The Rhode Island mansion once owned by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Edith Wharton is on the market for nearly $12 million.

17 hrs 23 mins ago
Concert, game watch to kick off Stanley Cup Final in Boston
Concert, game watch to kick off Stanley Cup Final in Boston

The Bruins' return to the Stanley Cup Final is kicking off in Boston with a party.

18 hrs 15 mins ago
Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to 'get in trouble'
Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to 'get in trouble'

U.S. Rep. John Lewis urged graduates of Framingham State University in Massachusetts to "get in trouble" and to "build bridges, not walls."

18 hrs 35 mins ago
State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases
State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases

Human trafficking convictions at the state level are notoriously elusive, despite crackdown laws that are on the books in all 50 states.

20 hrs 43 mins ago
Gov. Baker pushes for tougher penalties for child rapists
Gov. Baker pushes for tougher penalties for child rapists

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has re-filed legislation aimed at toughening penalties for child rapists.

21 hrs 31 mins ago
'Dorm chef' still cooking up culinary buzz
'Dorm chef' still cooking up culinary buzz

Three years after graduation, the "dorm chef" is still cooking up culinary buzz.

22 hrs 3 mins ago
Water quality at beaches in metropolitan Boston up a bit
Water quality at beaches in metropolitan Boston up a bit

Overall water quality at beaches in metropolitan Boston is up a bit.

23 hrs 11 mins ago
1 dead in Brockton shooting
1 dead in Brockton shooting

Authorities continue to investigate a shooting in Brockton that left a 32-year-old man dead.

23 hrs 59 mins ago
Most Massachusetts cities, towns seeing population growth
Most Massachusetts cities, towns seeing population growth

Population in most Massachusetts cities and towns is continuing to grow.

May 26th, 9:15 AM EDT
Authorities say a man died after being arrested in Holyoke
Authorities say a man died after being arrested in Holyoke

Authorities say a man who was arrested in Holyoke experienced medical duress and died.

May 25th, 5:06 PM EDT
Wareham hosts the 6th annual oyster festival this weekend
Wareham hosts the 6th annual oyster festival this weekend

Wareham is the place to be for mollusk lovers this weekend.

May 25th, 3:46 PM EDT
Police arrest man they believe defaced war veterans memorial
Police arrest man they believe defaced war veterans memorial

Police say they've arrested a man they believe vandalized a memorial to Vietnam War veterans in Boston ahead of the Memorial Day holiday.

May 25th, 2:14 PM EDT
Massachusetts health officials warn of measles exposure
Massachusetts health officials warn of measles exposure

Health officials in Massachusetts say a child has tested positive for measles after visiting a number of locations in the Boston area that could have resulted in exposure to other people.

May 25th, 1:30 PM EDT
Police: Body found at a Little League field in Worcester
Police: Body found at a Little League field in Worcester

Police say a body has been found at a Little League field in Worcester.

May 25th, 12:42 PM EDT
Brown to award honorary degrees to John Krasinski, Ken Burns
Brown to award honorary degrees to John Krasinski, Ken Burns

Brown University is giving honorary degrees to actor John Krasinski and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns during its 251st commencement ceremony.

May 25th, 11:58 AM EDT
Most state beaches in Rhode Island open for the season
Most state beaches in Rhode Island open for the season

Most state beaches in Rhode Island are now open.

May 25th, 11:34 AM EDT
Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices
Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices

Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to harvest will likely face an additional cut next year.

May 25th, 11:10 AM EDT
Massachusetts Statehouse hearing to focus on sports betting
Massachusetts Statehouse hearing to focus on sports betting

A pair of hearings at the Statehouse this week will focus on the best way to legalize sports betting in Massachusetts as state lawmakers work to tackle the latest shift in the state's gambling landscape.

May 25th, 10:46 AM EDT
Man arrested in connection with death of 13-year-old girl
Man arrested in connection with death of 13-year-old girl

Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl who was dropped off at Lawrence General Hospital.

May 25th, 10:06 AM EDT
Gov. Lamont expected to sign $15 an hour minimum wage bill
Gov. Lamont expected to sign $15 an hour minimum wage bill

Gov. Ned Lamont says he expects to sign a bill in the coming days that incrementally increases Connecticut's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.

May 25th, 9:22 AM EDT
Pow-wow to highlight culture of area's Native Americans
Pow-wow to highlight culture of area's Native Americans

The Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness is holding its annual Spring Planting Moon Pow-Wow this weekend.

May 25th, 9:22 AM EDT
Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language
Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week.

May 24th, 7:41 PM EDT
3 California parents plead guilty in college cheating scheme
3 California parents plead guilty in college cheating scheme

Three California parents have pleaded guilty in the college admissions cheating scheme.

May 24th, 4:41 PM EDT
High school awards posthumous diploma to D-Day casualty
High school awards posthumous diploma to D-Day casualty

A Massachusetts high school has posthumously awarded a diploma to soldier who died during World War II's D-Day invasion.

May 24th, 3:21 PM EDT
Massachusetts Senate approves $42.7B state budget plan
Massachusetts Senate approves $42.7B state budget plan

The Massachusetts Senate has wrapped up debate on a proposed $42.7 billion annual state budget.

May 24th, 1:53 PM EDT

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