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Gov. Charlie Baker has filed legislation to legalize professional sports betting in Massachusetts. Some critics are concerned about what they could mean for young people.
Some snow is likely tomorrow morning with heavier precipitation later this weekend.
The attorney general's complaint outlines Purdue Pharma's work with local institutions and some of the defendants' local ties.
Buyers included chefs looking for discount restaurant supplies, and loyal L'Espalier diners who wanted mementos.
In Massachusetts, 56 housing developments have contracts with HUD that expired or will expire between December and February.
New court documents attempt to lay out a clear chain of command that implicates Sackler family members, as well as Purdue board members or execs, in the opioid epidemic.
On Jan. 15, 1919, a tank holding 2.3 million gallons of molasses exploded in Boston. To clean it up, firefighters washed it into Boston Harbor. What were the environmental impacts...
Dozens of furloughed federal employees rallied Friday to call for an end to the partial government shutdown.
For the last 192 years, locals and visitors to Boston have dined at Durgin-Park. The Faneuil Hall restaurant is slated to close its doors tomorrow.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says he's gone "from a hard no on safe injection sites to, am I in the right place on that?"
In perhaps the worst year since the clergy sex abuse scandal was exposed 17 years ago, 2018 saw a stream of painful revelations across the U.S. that showed the pervasive...
Arlington Police Chief Fred Ryan is retiring after 33 years in law enforcement. He talks about the sea change he's seen in the way police approach crime and addiction.
WBUR's Fred Thys reports on what Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday in his inaugural address for a second term.
Developers are relieved that a deal in the gas utility's lockout could be near. But the uncertainty has been a headache for all involved -- banks, developers and tenants.
How would it affect your medical care -- and your life -- if your DNA were analyzed when you were born? Boston researchers trying to answer that question find a...
The symbolism and conceptual nature of each piece in “Uneasy Beauty” blooms through detailed craftsmanship. These are objects that are often both physically and emotionally heavy.
There’s a place in the White Mountains that people seeks out simply to mail their Christmas cards.
Rentals done through websites like Airbnb and HomeAway could soon be regulated across the state. Here's what you should know about the legislation.
We go inside the new Urban Axes location in Somerville's Union Square.