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Jimmy Garoppolo hits the town with adult film star Kiara Mia

Is Jimmy Garoppolo dating someone new? The former Patriots quarterback was seen out on the town in Los Angeles Wednesday night with adult film star Kiara Mia. In a video posted to gossip site TMZ, the duo, reportedly dining at the elegant…

Thursday, Jul 19


In secret deal, former superintendent Chang will receive about $300000

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Former Boston superintendent Tommy Chang will receive about $300,000, up to a year of health insurance, and a positive letter of recommendation, under a settlement agreement that was approved by the School Committee in secret in an…

Monday, Jul 16


Alleged Weymouth killer shot officer 10 times

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WEYMOUTH — Emanuel A. Lopes allegedly shot Officer Michael C. Chesna about 10 times with the officer's own gun and then fired three rounds into the sliding glass doors of Vera Adams's Torrey Street home, fatally wounding the 77-year-old…


Family, neighbors mourn for slain Weymouth officer Michael Chesna

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Family, neighbors, and fellow officers mourned slain Weymouth police Officer Michael Chesna as a beloved father and husband who was devoted to his community. Chesna, 42, a six-year veteran of the Weymouth Police Department, was shot with…

Sunday, Jul 15


Weymouth shaken after officer, bystander both shot and killed

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Officer Michael Chesna. WEYMOUTH — A police officer and a local woman were shot and killed in a quiet residential neighborhood Sunday morning after a 20-year-old man allegedly crashed a car, attacked the officer, stole his gun, and used it…


For some State Police, it's a posting in paradise


NANTUCKET — Amid sun-kissed cobblestone streets, cool island breezes, and multimillion-dollar homes sits a wood-shingled State Police barracks that features lush hydrangeas and a fenced-in backyard, and offers free housing for the…

Saturday, Jul 14


Here's a look at the top teams that could upgrade at the trade deadline

About half of the teams in baseball are good or competitive. The other half are lousy or tanking. So there's a lot of inventory to choose from for contending teams hoping to improve their rosters. Consequently, the teams with players on…

Wednesday, Jul 11


Why we should be thankful for ‘Sorry to Bother You’

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There are a lot of reasons to be thankful for “Sorry to Bother You” — one being that it represents the return of the inspired/demented midnight-movie satire — but the rise of Lakeith Stanfield to lead...


Despite tweet, LeBron James a no-show at pizza party celebrating LA arrival

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Hundreds of fans hoping to see new Los Angeles Laker LeBron James on Tuesday had to make do with free pizza instead. James was a no-show at the Blaze Pizza outlet in Culver City, California. The NBA superstar tweeted…

Monday, Jul 9


'It was heartbreaking': Mass. beauty queen gives back crown after #MeToo joke

A reigning Miss Plymouth County beauty queen, who is a survivor of sexual assault, gave up her crown on Saturday after an emcee joked about the #MeToo movement during a pageant. Maude Gorman, 24, resigned from the running for the Miss ...


Elizabeth Warren slams President Trump at Natick forum

NATICK — US Senator Elizabeth Warren responded to a recent attack by President Trump on Sunday, saying he “tries to bully me in order to shut me up,” as she spoke to reporters after a question-and-answer session with supporters at the…

Saturday, Jul 7


It's almost payday for some of the Red Sox' top young players

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There comes a time for every franchise when the bill comes due. When you have good, young players they eventually become good, high-priced players. The advantages you enjoyed while they were making little money and producing are suddenly…

Friday, Jul 6


At Yale: on the threshold and under the volcano

NEW HAVEN — “All beginnings are delightful,” Goethe said; “the threshold is the place to pause.” Let's just say that Goethe would have paused with considerable pleasure at “Salt and Silver: Early Photography, 1840-1860,” and the great poet…

Thursday, Jul 5


Series that brings Broadway stars to Provincetown may lose its home

Outside of New York City, the only place to routinely catch Broadway stars such as Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, and Audra McDonald — with a combined 10 Tony Awards among them — is the cozy Art House in the heart of Provincetown. Since…

Wednesday, Jul 4


Trump administration changes course on affirmative action

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The Trump administration on Tuesday withdrew Obama-era guidelines on affirmative action, a move seen as a signal that the federal government may soon challenge Harvard University's admissions practices and prod other schools to drop race…

Tuesday, Jul 3


Alan Dershowitz laments being 'shunned' on Martha's Vineyard

One downside to publicly defending President Trump? The liberal elite on Martha's Vineyard won't like you anymore. At least, that's what renowned Harvard lawyer Alan Dershowitz is lamenting. In an op-ed piece for The Hill published last…

Saturday, Jun 30


Q&A: Alex Rodriguez talks Red Sox-Yankees, David Price, wild-card format, and more

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Alex Rodriguez played plenty of games in the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry, but on Sunday night he'll broadcast his first for ESPN. A-Rod holds the record for most homers on “Sunday Night Baseball” with 22. Rodriguez, who also works as a special…

Friday, Jun 29


Springfield Republican reporter resigns after tweet about Maryland newspaper gunman

A reporter at the Springfield newspaper The Republican abruptly resigned Friday after putting out a sarcastic tweet suggesting the alleged gunman who fatally shot five people inside the office of an Annapolis, Maryland, newspaper left a…


Are Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger an item?

Looks like actor Chris Pratt may be off the market for the time being. Photos emerged online last week showing the “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” star having a picnic with Katherine Schwarzenegger, 28, the daughter of actor and former…


Thousands are set to rally in Boston against Trump's immigration policies on Saturday

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Thousands are expected to flood Boston's City Hall Plaza on Saturday for a rally against the Trump administration's separation of migrant families. The protest, organized by a coalition of civil rights and immigrant activist groups, is…


State could license first recreational marijuana shop Monday

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A medical marijuana dispensary near Worcester could become the first recreational pot store in Massachusetts — but it's likely weeks away from opening for non-medical sales. The state Cannabis Control Commission announced Thursday it…

Thursday, Jun 28


A 95-year-old Maine resident beat a rabid fox to death with a wooden plank

In his 95 years on this planet, Robert Galen has found himself in some pretty hairy situations. The retired radiologist and former Navy captain was shipwrecked in the Bahamas; crash-landed a small plane on a Maine pond after the engine cut…

Wednesday, Jun 27


In Cirque's 'Luzia,' rainfall bathes a Mexican dreamscape

For the past three decades, Cirque du Soleil has created unique circus experiences, with eye-popping choreography, clowns, costumes, acrobatics, music, and special effects. But its latest extravaganza, “Luzia: A Waking Dream of Mexico,”…


Three Mass. state troopers arrested in overtime fraud probe


The FBI arrested two retired State Police troopers and one suspended trooper on Wednesday for allegedly pocketing thousands of dollars for overtime hours they didn't work in 2016, the first troopers to be charged criminally amid multiple…


'She was going through a lot of pain, a lot of suffering'

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WEST BOYLSTON — It was a spot that Robert Chisholm knew well: The old senior center in West Boylston, where he'd come to countless meetings, talked with friends, and dreamed of a new senior center and the billiards room that might go…

Monday, Jun 25


Teenager helps blind and deaf passenger on flight from Logan

Shortly after an Alaska Airlines flight took off from Logan Airport last week, a flight attendant made a request over the announcement system: Did any passengers know sign language? Clara Daly, 15, pressed the call button. The attendants…


Hanley Ramirez not under federal investigation; friend dropped his name hoping to avoid arrest


A friend of former Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez dropped his name in an effort to avoid arrest while transporting fentanyl from New York to Massachusetts in April, then immediately admitted the player had no connection to the drugs,…

Sunday, Jun 24


'You're out of your cotton-picking mind': A Fox News guest explains hate speech to a black man

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''Fox and Friends'' organized a spirited discussion about left-wing language on Sunday that opened with a clip of an MSNBC personality comparing Trump voters to Nazis. ''THE LEFT'S RACIST RANTS CONTINUE,'' read the caption that accompanied…


Secrets of a Lost Girl

Alexandra Valoras showed every outward sign of success and promise, a star at school, beloved at home. She revealed nothing of her inner anguish, except in her diary — a chronicle of scathing self-criticism and growing desperation that her…

Friday, Jun 22


Michael Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo of himself with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a TV show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation Friday that Cohen…