BOSTON (AP) - A 100-year-old New Hampshire man has received an honorary degree from the Wentworth Institute of Technology, where he last attended 78 years ago.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Don't it make you wanna shout?
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life.
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - The state education board is planning to hear from Holyoke residents about plans to put the city's public schools into state receivership.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy who received thousands of birthday cards from strangers last year has died after battling a rare inoperable brain tumor.
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
BOSTON (AP) - Boston's Muslim community has been once again thrust into the spotlight as the death penalty trial of convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev nears its conclusion amid rising concerns of terrorist recruitment in America.
WilkGazette: Weyant breezes thru the 6th. Hampshire up 4-1 in bottom 6
WilkGazette: Raiders score 2 more in 5th to take 4-1 lead
WilkGazette: Noah Batchelder lines an RBI single to left, bringing in Max Weir with the go-ahead run. Raiders up 2-1, still batting in 5th
WilkGazette: Nate LaPlante doubles to left center with 1 down, but he's left stranded on third. 1-1 after 4
WilkGazette: Weyant has 8 Ks thru 4. Hampshire and Greenfield tied 1-1, bottom 4
WilkGazette: Hampshire's Max Weir works a leadoff walk and comes in on a groundout by Matt York. 1-1 after 3
WilkGazette: Weyant finds a little extra to strike out Tyler Jacques and leave bases loaded in top 3. Raiders to the bats trailing 1-0
WilkGazette: Greenfield starter Ben Poirier leaves runners on second and third. 1-0 Greenfield after 2
WilkGazette: Tough luck for Raiders starter Brandon Weyant in top 2nd. Error, dropped third strike and slow groundout lead to run. 1-0 Greenfield