George Floyd Transforming Justice

‘The urgent work before us’: City leaders, activists reflect on year since George Floyd’s death

The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis Police officer set off demonstrations and calls for social justice in cities across the country including hereRead More

Local philanthropist gifts Quincy College graduates with $1,000 in final lesson on giving

Quincy College graduates are leaving commencement with their degrees in hand and some extra cash in their pockets. Granite Telecommunications CEO and philanthropist Rob HaleRead More

‘Marvelous Honor’: City of Brockton prepares for day of honor in remembrance of Marvelous Marvin Hagler

The City of Brockton on Thursday began preparing for an upcoming day of honor in remembrance of late boxing champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who passedRead More

‘Get out there’: Mass. lawmakers encourage others to take part in Shop AAPI Month

President Biden took action Thursday to address the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes in the U.S. by signing a bill into law that createsRead More

Lawyers for family of Hopkinton teen call for further investigation after medical examiner declares her death a suicide

Lawyers for the family of a 16-year-old Hopkinton girl are calling for an independent investigation after the Office of the State Medical Examiner declared herRead More

Lawmaker pushing to relaxed outdoor dining rules for another year

After many restaurants have expanded operations into the street to maintain distancing during the pandemic, lawmakers are considering allowing more al fresco dining. Several NorthRead More

Mass. restaurants happy to see lifted restrictions

Restaurant owners said they’re hopeful that Massachusetts rescinding COVID-19 restrictions at the end of the month will finally bring business back to normal levels. EffectiveRead More

Homicide investigation underway in Lawrence after person found fatally shot in back yard

A homicide investigation is underway after a person was found fatally shot in a back yard in Lawrence. Officers responding to a report of aRead More

NH governor plans to end federal unemployment program as businesses struggle to hire workers

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is planning to end the federal unemployment program in an effort to get more people to return to work. TheRead More

Brookline police release video of Mother’s Day robbery attempt amid search for suspect

Brookline police are turning to the public for help identifying a man wanted in connection with a brazen attempted robbery on Mother’s Day, officials said.Read More