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Officials in Maine want to study its lobster fishery and are putting half a million dollars behind it.
Unsure of their future in the United States, some immigrants are fleeing into Canada.
"On Point" host Tom Ashbrook has been placed on leave while an outside investigator looks into allegations he bullied young women and men who worked on the show with him.
The snow is over, and what's up for this week is some rain and then cold.
North Atlantic right whales are among the rarest marine mammals in the world, and they have endured a deadly year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has said there are...
Lauren Dezenski, a reporter for POLITICO Massachusetts, joined WBUR to discuss the situation.
The publisher of the Boston Herald announced Friday that the newspaper's media company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
There won't be any coastal flooding or big winds with this storm. Temperatures throughout its duration will be in the upper twenties to mid-thirties with the coldest air west of...
The mother of the 23-year-old mentally ill patient who died in Bridgewater State Hospital eight years ago took the stand in the trial of three former corrections officers Friday.
John Carroll, a communications professor at Boston University, discusses the sale.
Former state senator Brian Joyce appeared in federal court late Friday to answer charges that he used his office for personal profit. He pleaded not guilty.
Ashbrook will be on leave from WBUR while an outside organization hired by Boston University examines these allegations.
Herald publisher Patrick Purcell called a mandatory meeting at the daily newspaper's headquarters in Boston to tell employees about the sale late Friday afternoon.
Joyce is charged in a federal indictment for allegedly using his legislative seat for private gain.
The governor's office says a state audit slamming the Department of Children and Families is too harsh.
The Greater Boston area could see 3-6 inches of snow on Saturday afternoon into Saturday evening.
The measure would let gun owners with a state-issued concealed-carry permit carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons.
Patrick and a few other high-profile African-Americans will campaign ahead of Tuesday's closely watched special U.S. Senate election.
Over a two-year period, the Department of Children and Families was not aware of 260 incidents that involved apparent serious bodily injury to children in its care, the audit found.
Three people were shot, one fatally, in Mission Hill as a high school basketball game was getting out.