WRENTHAM, Mass. — A Wrentham police dispatcher failed to send a cruiser to check out a complaint from a motel manager about a customer, just minutes before a housekeeper was dragged by a truck to her death, allegedly by the same guest.
BOSTON — While Massachusetts students trailed Asian teens, they performed better in all three subjects than the average U.S. student.
BOSTON — Venture capitalist Jeffrey McCormick has filed papers to run as an independent candidate for governor but has yet to formally launch his campaign — which would be his first ever for public office.
BOSTON — Aquinnah Wampanoag tribal leaders last month said they had gained federal approval to build a gambling facility on the island.
LUNENBURG, Mass. — Racist graffiti was spray-painted on a young high school football player’s home last month.
BOSTON — The MBTA says average weekday ridership set a record with more than 1.32 million passenger trips, a more than 4 percent jump over October 2012.
GREENFIELD, Mass. — In five years, state spending on motels for the homeless has exploded to more than $46 million from about $1 million.
BOSTON — Sunday afternoon during a game against the Houston Texans, Julian Edelman was at work at his day job: wide receiver for the New England Patriots, but Edelman recently moonlighted as a guest lecturer at Emerson College in an appearance that was arranged on Twitter. Doug Tribou has our story.