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Sunday’s snowfall brought the city’s total to 103.9 inches. It needs just 3.7 inches more to break the 1995-1996 record of 107.6.
The under-fire operator of the commuter rail system has issued an apology for its poor performance, but said service might not be back fully until March 30.
Service was restored to the Red Line’s Mattapan trolley early Monday, days earlier than expected.
Hainan Airlines will offer three roundtrip flights per week between Logan Airport and Shanghai’s Pudong Airport.
“Boy and Girl Gazing at Moon (Puppy Love)” was given last week to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
A frigid cold hit Massachusetts Monday as the region dug out from the fourth major winter storm in a month.
Another snowstorm swept through weather-weary Massachusetts on Sunday, bringing heavy winds and dangerous cold for the overnight.
There will be no statewide travel ban Monday for the latest snow, Gov. Charlie Baker announced in a Sunday evening news conference, but he encouraged residents to work from home and avoid traveling.
It’s an effort to address the surge in opioid addiction.
As the Patriots played the Seahawks in Arizona, New England fans gathered in Boston to watch.
Before Monday’s storm was even over Boston broke a record for the snowiest seven-day period ever, passing the previous all-time high of 31.2 inches set back in January 1996.
Residents in areas like Scituate, which was ravaged by Monday’s massive snowstorm, could take weeks or even longer to fix damages.
As of Sunday night, Health Connector officials said about 50,000 residents had taken the steps needed to guarantee they have coverage on Jan. 1.
The birth rate of teens ages 15-19 fell 14 percent last year, from 14 births per 1,000 women in 2012 to 12 births per 1,000 women in 2013.
The new Health Connector website for Massachusetts launched successfully just before 8 a.m. Saturday and was working as designed upon launch.
The release of the “The Complete Basement Tapes,” a six-CD set, shows why Bob Dylan’s unofficial 1967 recordings were such an important chapter in his career and in the history of rock music.
Peter Mac has been playing Judy Garland for 12 years. Now he’s at Opus Underground in Salem.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has submitted an amended agreement Thursday with Partners HealthCare over its proposed acquisition of Hallmark Health System.
Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke says he hopes the money can be used to benefit the city schools.
Jazz artist Vijay Iyer and poet Robert Pinsky combine for POEMJAZZ at Sanders Theatre Friday night.
Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris has been named the man of the year by Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
In seeking a one-year sentence if Annie Dookhan changes her plea, her lawyer said her life “has been destroyed” by the charges.
Adam Davila received a four-year reduction in his federal prison sentence because of Annie Dookhan’s involvement in one of his state convictions.
The Museum of Fine Arts plays host to the films of Wong Kar-wai for much of August.
The production of “Pippin” that opened at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge before moving to Broadway brought home four Tony Awards, including best revival of a musical.
Berklee presents “Nona Hendryx Rewired.”
The ACLU’s legal director says too many people are in jail awaiting motions for new trials amid the scandal.
The call for JudyAnn Bigby’s resignation follows the state drug lab scandal and the meningitis outbreak.
Gov. Deval Patrick has asked state Inspector General Glenn Cunha to take over the review of the former state drug lab at the center of a testing scandal.