Top dog: Attleboro pooch wins AKC Humane Fund award

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A dog owned by a Massachusetts family has been named one of five recipients of this year’s AKC Humane Fund AwardsRead More

Lawyer: Parents charged in Michigan school shooting didn’t flee

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer says two parents charged with involuntary manslaughter in a Michigan high school shooting left town for their own safetyRead More

Investigation underway after person shot in Fitchburg

Police are investigating after a person was shot in Fitchburg on Thursday night. First responders were called to the scene on Woodland Street around 6:30Read More

US reports 1st case of omicron variant in returning traveler

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of the omicron variant Wednesday — in a vaccinated traveler who returned to CaliforniaRead More

Holiday shoppers face Christmas tree shortage

People trying to get a jump on Christmas are running into a problem — fewer trees. Growers planted fewer trees after the financial crisis ofRead More

State police collect donations for Toys for Tots in Westwood

State police joined forces with Five Below in Westwood on Saturday to help out children during the holidays. They were collecting donations for Toys ForRead More

Boston school to remain remote after Covid outbreak despite state not giving credit for all days

A Boston school will continue remote learning despite the state only giving credit for some of that time period, School Superintendent Brenda Cassellius said Saturday.Read More

Bikers ride by Worcester hospital to support man recovering from COVID-19

Bikers drove by UMass Memorial in Worcester to show support for a friend who has been hospitalized with COVID-19 over the past three months. DoctorsRead More

Pete Frates memorabilia to be auctioned in support of ALS patients and their families

BOSTON (AP) — Jerseys, baseball bats and other items that belonged to Pete Frates, the former college baseball player whose inspiring fight with Lou Gehrig’sRead More

‘A big hit’: Dracut family transforms daughter’s wheelchair into Bruins-themed Zamboni for Halloween

A Dracut family is getting some major praise from the Boston Bruins after transforming their daughter’s wheelchair into a Bruins-themed Zamboni for Halloween. Twenty-year-old AbiRead More