Steamship Authority assembles new vessel name short list, bites down on Jaws & ‘McBoatface’ references

Weeks after announcing a contest to name two new ferries in its fleet, the Steamship Authority said it has settled on several submissions for theRead More

Fire burns through several floors of Roxbury home

Crews were able to knock down the flames from a heavy fire in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood Monday, leaving at least three people without a homeRead More

Lowell PD: Dracut man arrested, charged after stabbing that left victim seriously injured

Police in Lowell have made an arrest following a stabbing over the weekend that left a male victim with serious injuries. In a statement, theRead More

DA: Winthrop woman arraigned after putting stop strips under neighbor’s tires, shouting racial slurs

A woman from Winthrop was arraigned Monday after allegedly vandalizing a neighbor’s car and yelling racial slurs, leading to her arrest over the weekend accordingRead More

Essex Police: 6 homes evacuated after ‘unspecified ordinance’ found in home, later determined to be inert training shell

Approximately six homes in the Town of Essex were evacuated after a cleaning crew found an “unknown piece of ordinance” inside a house, later determinedRead More

EXCLUSIVE: 7NEWS/Emerson College poll shows double-digit leads for Hassan, Sununu

The balance of power in the U.S. House and Senate could hinge on New Hampshire, where several key races are expected to heat up onRead More

FBI: Woman from Westfield arrested in connection with threat that targeted Boston Children’s Hospital

An arrest has been made in connection with a hoax bomb threat that targeted Boston Children’s Hospital two weeks ago, according to law officials. AtRead More

Dozens of migrants arrive unannounced on Martha’s Vineyard, prompting humanitarian response

Community members have been rushing to accommodate and treat dozens of migrants who arrived on Martha’s Vineyard with little notice on Wednesday. The migrants wereRead More

Boston firefighters contain flames at Allston business block

Fire crews in Boston were able to put out flames that burned through multiple storefronts in Allston Tuesday night. Boston Fire said they were calledRead More

FBI investigate package ‘explosion’ on Northeastern campus; letter found attached to device

The FBI is now investigating the package explosion that injured at least one person on Northeastern campus Tuesday night. Sources said the package contained aRead More