PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company, died Sunday. He was 80.
BOSTON (AP) - Hanley Ramirez's one-handed, two-run homer put an end to a rough two-day stretch for the Houston Astros.
BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz will be using his glove to start a game in Fenway Park for the first time in nearly 10 years.
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BOSTON (AP) - The casino gambling industry is off and running with the recent opening of the Plainridge Park Casino in southeastern Massachusetts.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - The first heavy freighter to offload cargo at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal is arriving this week.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - When Vermont became the first state to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in 2012, Gov. Peter Shumlin said the ban was "in keeping with our environmental ethic and our protection of our natural resources."
BOSTON (AP) - The MBTA is saying goodbye to the so-called "honor box" payment system at unstaffed T parking lots and urging customers to take a more modern approach.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - Police have identified a man killed in a head-on crash with a police cruiser this weekend that also left an officer injured.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Police say one person has died and two are critically injured after five people were shot in an argument in Pittsfield on Saturday night.
BOSTON (AP) - The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The $6.7 billion state budget may be in place, but Maine lawmakers don't get to clear off their desks just yet.
Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:
FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Mauro Diaz had an early goal and a late assist, helping FC Dallas beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Saturday night.