‘A place of reflection and solace’: Worcester dedicates memorial to firefighters who died serving city

A new memorial honors the nearly 70 firefighters who have died while serving the city of Worcester, giving their families a bittersweet tribute to lostRead More

Officials: Brockton HS student to be criminally charged after Snapchat photo prompts stay-in-place on campus

A Brockton High School student will be criminally charged after a Snapchat photo showed him with a magazine clip in his waistband, prompting a stay-in-placeRead More

Astros’ Valdez goes 8, beats Red Sox 9-1 for 3-2 ALCS lead

BOSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez lost his perfect game in the fifth inning and then bounced the next pitch off the batter’s leg. Astros managerRead More

Deadline looms for state employees to get COVID-19 vaccine or face potential firing

Starting Monday, state workers who don’t have proof of a COVID-19 vaccine risk being fired. Officials said a majority of the state’s 44,000 employees haveRead More

2 hospitalized after steam pipe ruptures in 9-story Boston plant

Two people were hospitalized after a steam pipe ruptured in a nine-story plant in Boston on Friday morning, officials said. Crews arriving at 165 KneelandRead More

Cora meets former team again with Red Sox vs Astros in ALCS

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was already counting on a rematch with his former team even before the Houston Astros advancedRead More

‘A hands-on process’: Local glove makers proud to see their craftsmanship in ALCS matchup

A Stoughton-based family business has had a hand in some of the biggest plays of the postseason. Eagle-eyed fans know the Red Sox sluggers allRead More

Kenyans Kipruto, Kipyogei sweep in Boston Marathon return

BOSTON (AP) — Kenya’s Benson Kipruto won the pandemic-delayed Boston Marathon on Monday when the race returned from a 30-month absence with a smaller, sociallyRead More

‘It just jumped from one car to the next’: Massive blaze tears through Taunton auto auction

Firefighters are battling a massive blaze that has consumed at least two dozen cars at a lot in Taunton. SKY7 HD flew over the sceneRead More

Officer shot in Brockton released from hospital; DA identifies suspected gunman, person found dead in SUV

An hourslong standoff in at a home in Brockton on Thursday night ended with a suspect dead, another person killed, and an officer wounded byRead More