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Today at 04:52AM
New justice to join Massachusetts high court

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick is set to administer the oath of office to the newest member of the state's highest court.

Today at 04:35AM
Report: Many state boards should be eliminated

BOSTON (AP) - )Massachusetts has dozens of state boards, commissions and task forces that no longer meet or file reports, or have simply become irrelevant.

Today at 04:07AM
MBTA reports overall drop in crime so far in 2014

BOSTON (AP) - The MBTA is reporting a drop in the overall rate of serious crime during the first six months of the year, though the number of aggravated assaults on the Boston-area transit system was higher than in the same period a year ago.

Today at 03:11AM
Pastor angry after church vandalized

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - Police are asking for the public's help as they try to find out who vandalized a Quincy church.

Today at 02:40AM
Invasive beetle found in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - An invasive and destructive beetle has been found at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston.

Today at 02:22AM
Legislature holds final formal meeting of year

BOSTON (AP) - It could be a long day for state legislators as they rush to complete work on several proposed new laws.

Jul 30
Gun bill would give chiefs FID card discretion

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts police chiefs would have the right to go to court to deny firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns to individuals they feel are unsuitable under a compromise bill released by lawmakers.

Jul 30
Cubs acquire struggling LHP Doubront from Red Sox

CHICAGO (AP) - Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity.

Jul 30
Massachusetts lawmakers OK PAC disclosure bill

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers have accepted a bill designed to tighten reporting requirements for independent political expenditures, including those made by political action committees known as super PACs.

Jul 30
Red Sox trade LHP Doubront to Cubs

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have traded left-hander Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named.

Jul 30
Candidate McCormick delivers 17,000 signatures

BOSTON (AP) - Independent candidate for governor Jeff McCormick says he's submitted more than 17,000 signatures to local city and town clerks to help secure a spot on the November ballot.

Jul 30
ESPN announcers to call game atop Green Monster

BOSTON (AP) - ESPN announcers will call Sunday night's Red Sox-Yankees game from atop Fenway Park's Green Monster.