Controlled Deer Hunt Is Underway In The Blue Hills Reservation

November 30, 2015
Signs posted on trees in the Blue Hills Reservation show the dates when only permitted hunters can enter the area. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

For the first time in more than a century, there’s sanctioned deer hunting in the state park south of Boston.

Women Pioneers of Cartography On Display At Boston Public Library

November 30, 2015
Alice Hudson in the middle of her exhibit at the Boston Public Library. To the left, the map that started her project. Below her, Marie Tharp's map of the ocean floor. (WBUR/Alison Bruzek)

The Leventhal Map Center’s exhibit emphasizes the role of women as publishers and makers of historically important maps.

Boston Public Library Names New Board Chair

November 30, 2015

Bob Gallery, president of Bank of America Massachusetts, has been elected chair of the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees.

WBUR’s Morning Edition Podcast: Nov. 30, 2015

November 30, 2015

A podcast of what local features aired today on WBUR’s Morning Edition.

Oladipio Scores 19 To Lift Magic Over Celtics 110-91

November 30, 2015
Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson (44) drives the baseline against Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41) during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday in Orlando, Fla. Orlando won, 110-91. (Scott Audette/AP)

Victor Oladipo scored 19 points and had eight rebounds and six assists in his third game as a reserve to help the Orlando Magic beat the Boston Celtics 110-91 on Sunday night.

Presidential Hopefuls Speak At N.H. Democrats’ Annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

November 30, 2015

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley touched upon climate change and other issues at the event held Sunday in Manchester, N.H.

Forecast: Cold, Cloudy Day; Rain Expected Tuesday Evening

November 30, 2015

All of us are likely feeling the cold; today will be the coldest day this week. It’s cloudy out this morning, but skies will turn partly sunny later in the afternoon.

Perfect No More: Broncos Beat Pats In OT; Gronk Injured

November 30, 2015
Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) celebrates his touchdown pass against the New England Patriots during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday in Denver. (Joe Mahoney/AP)

Playing without their two top receivers, and then without tight end Rob Gronkowski in overtime, the Patriots blew a two-touchdown lead in the fourth quarter then squandered a game-saving drive by Tom Brady.

Mayor Walsh Endorses Clinton, Who Calls For Billions In New Infrastructure Spending

November 29, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, right, stands on stage as she greets people at the start of a rally at Faneuil Hall. (Steven Senne/AP)

Mayor Marty Walsh endorsed Hillary Clinton for president at a campaign rally at Faneuil Hall Sunday afternoon. Clinton also announced a plan to invest billions in infrastructure.

Officer Killed In Planned Parenthood Shooting Was A Melrose Native

November 29, 2015

Married with two children,Garrett Swasey worked as a police officer at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Swasey was originally from Melrose, Massachusetts, where Police Chief Michael Lyle said he dedicated much of his life to helping others.

Bruins Extend Streak With 4-3 Win Over Rangers

November 28, 2015

Ryan Spooner and David Krejci scored 2:03 apart late in the third period and the Bruins rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Friday.

Celtics Run Away From Wizards 111-78

November 28, 2015

Jared Sullinger had 18 points and 15 rebounds in three quarters and Isaiah Thomas scored 21 points, leading the Celtics to a 111-78 rout of the Washington Wizards on Friday.

Private Funeral Held In Winthrop For Bella Bond

November 28, 2015
Bella Bond was laid to rest in a private service in Winthrop on Saturday. (Kassandra Sundt/WBUR)

A private funeral for Bella Bond, the 2-year-old girl whose body was discovered washed ashore on Deer Island, was held in Winthrop Saturday morning.

Sen. Warren: Low-Wage Workers Deserve Predictable Hours

November 28, 2015

The senator said her bill targets practices like placing workers “on-call” with no guarantee of work hours, scheduling them for “split shifts” of nonconsecutive hours, and sending workers home early without pay when demand is low.

Boston Police Cite Bar Near Fenway Park After Fatal Shooting

November 28, 2015

A bar near Fenway Park is facing possible sanctions after being cited by Boston police after a shooting that killed a man and injured three other people.

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