- Expired radio beacon sends distress call after being dropped
May 29, 20165:39 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard says rescuers needlessly searched a Rhode Island bay after receiving a distress call from an expired radio beacon that had been improperly discarded.
- Parishioners hold last service at church after 11-year vigil
May 29, 20164:27 PM ET
SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — For more than 11 years, a core group of about 100 die-hard parishioners of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church kept their beloved parish open by maintaining an around-the-clock vigil in a peaceful protest of a decision by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston to close it.
- The Latest: Final service held in church after long protest
May 29, 20164:15 PM ET
SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the final service held at a Roman Catholic church after an 11-year protest (all times local):
- Wedding aboard boat interrupted when ship runs aground
May 29, 201612:49 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A wedding reception aboard a boat got off to a rocky start when the vessel ran aground off Georges Island in Boston Harbor.
- Social media buzzing over Harvard grad's spoken-word speech
May 28, 20161:06 PM ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Social media is buzzing over a Harvard graduate's poetic commencement speech, which has garnered millions of views and the attention of celebrities.
- Family behind Market Basket grocery chain back in court
May 27, 20165:01 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Two cousins whose feud over their family's New England supermarket chain prompted an employee walkout and a customer boycott are fighting in court again.
- Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months
May 27, 20164:07 PM ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving.MARTIN CRUTSINGERSTEVE LeBLANCAPCopyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
- Slain police officer remembered for dedication, generosity
May 27, 20163:07 PM ET
CHARLTON, Mass. (AP) — A police officer shot and killed during a traffic stop was remembered Friday for his dedication, professionalism, willingness to help anyone and sense of humor during a funeral attended by officers from across the state.
- What's your spirit animal? Gisele Bundchen's is a sea turtle
May 27, 201611:04 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Supermodel Gisele Bundchen says her spirit animal is a sea turtle, and she's throwing her celebrity behind a United Nations effort to save those and other creatures.
- Archaeologist: Boston shipwreck is rare, remarkable find
May 27, 20169:24 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A sunken, burned ship from the 1800s uncovered during a construction project in Boston's Seaport District is a rare and remarkable find, the city's archaeologist said.
- Fed chair Janet Yellen to discuss interest rates at Harvard
May 27, 201612:31 AM ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "conversation" about interest rates.
- Spielberg to Harvard grads: Be the movie heroes of real life
May 26, 20167:16 PM ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — In a world full of villains, Harvard University graduates must become the heroes, filmmaker Steven Spielberg told the 2016 class during a commencement address Thursday.
- Funeral services set for officer shot during traffic stop
May 26, 20167:00 PM ET
CHARLTON, Mass. (AP) — Police from New England and around the country marched in solemn formation to a church in a small Massachusetts community Thursday, as a wake was held for an officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop.
- Shipwreck from 1800s uncovered in Boston's Seaport District
May 26, 20165:40 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A shipwreck from the 1800s has been uncovered during construction in Boston's Seaport District.
- New England beachgoers warned: Don't take selfies with seals
May 26, 20165:38 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England during Memorial Day weekend: Don't take selfies with the seals.