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Maura Healey Is First Gay Woman Elected Massachusetts Governor
Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey has been elected governor of Massachusetts, making history as the state's first woman and first openly gay candidate elected to the office.
Native Americans Urge Boycott of ‘Tone Deaf’ Pilgrim Museum
Native Americans in Massachusetts are calling for a boycott of a popular living history museum featuring Colonial reenactors portraying life in Plymouth.
Truck Driver Acquitted in Deaths of 7 Motorcyclists, Including Lakeville Couple
A jury Tuesday acquitted a commercial truck driver of causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in a horrific head-on collision in northern New Hampshire.
Massachusetts Sports Betting Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature
Evidence shows that state residents are already traveling to Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York and Connecticut to place legal sports wagers.
Boston Celtics Legend Bill Russell Passes Away at Age 88
Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years died Sunday. He was 88.
Truck Driver in Fatal New Hampshire Crash Goes on Trial Tuesday
Opening statements are scheduled for Tuesday in the trial of Volodymr Zhukovskyy.
Massachusetts Statehouse Reopens on Tuesday
Because of the pandemic, the building has been closed to the public for more than 700 days.
Fall River Ex-Mayor to Get Some Convictions Tossed at Sentencing
A federal judge on Monday said he planned to toss several convictions against former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia.
New England Patriots Release QB Cam Newton
The New England Patriots have reportedly released veteran quarterback and former MPV Cam Newton. Now rookie Mac Jones is expected to be the Week 1 starter.
Latanowich Convicted of Killing Yarmouth Police Officer
A man described by prosecutors as a career criminal has been convicted of killing a Cape Cod police officer who was helping serve an arrest warrant at a home in 2018.