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Massachusetts offers program to teach families about camping

CARVER, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts recreation and wildlife agencies are offering a program this summer to teach families the basics of camping.

38 minutes ago
Police: 2 boys hurt in Boston fireworks accident

BOSTON (AP) - Boston police say two boys have been injured in a fireworks accident in the Dorchester neighborhood.

Today at 01:44PM
Statehouse hearing scheduled for special education bills

BOSTON (AP) - State lawmakers have scheduled a public hearing to consider nearly two dozen bills aimed at special education policies in Massachusetts.

Today at 01:14PM
Massachusetts sees brisk trade in illicit ivory

BOSTON (AP) - The Beverly auctioneer made quick work of a bullwhip belonging to television cowboy Rex Trailer and a 19th-century Russian icon before turning later to Chinese figurines that had been advertised as wood.

Today at 01:14PM
'Pickleball' spurs physical activity in Massachusetts town

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Some households set up basketball hoops and swimming pools to boost outdoor activity. Sue Carnevale had something else in minda" a pickleball training center.

Today at 12:56PM
Boston's David Ortiz starting at 1st base

BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz will be using his glove to start a game in Fenway Park for the first time in nearly 10 years.

Today at 12:08PM
With Massachusetts officially in the casino game, now what?

BOSTON (AP) - The casino gambling industry is off and running with the recent opening of the Plainridge Park Casino in southeastern Massachusetts.

Jul 3
RHP Straily recalled from Triple-A; RHP Feliz to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros recalled Dan Straily, Friday night's starting pitcher, from Triple-A Fresno for their game against the Boston Red Sox.

Jul 3
2 men held on high bails after Boston fatal shooting

BOSTON (AP) - A judge has set high bails for two men arrested after a shooting in Boston that killed a man and wounded another.

Jul 3
AP Sources: Kings, agree to deals with Rondo, Belinelli

After missing targets at the start of free agency, the Sacramento Kings finally filled out their backcourt Friday.

Jul 3
Residents hope to save historic Hot Springs hotel

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The remnants of the Majestic Hotel have sat in a pile of rubble for more than a year after a fire destroyed the oldest portion of the historic Hot Springs landmark.

Jul 3
Red Sox RF Victorino activated; Bradley Jr. sent to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have activated right fielder Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list before Friday's game against Houston.

Jul 3
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after crash in western Massachusetts

LEE, Mass. (AP) - One person was killed and another remains hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in western Massachusetts.

Jul 3
Police get tips on girl found dead in bag in Boston Harbor

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say hundreds of tips have poured in from across the country after they released a computer-generated image of a young girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.

Jul 3
Tips pour in to Massachusetts police in child death case

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say they've received hundreds of tips from across the country after releasing a computer-generated image of a girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.

Jul 3
3 injured in separate incidents at Acadia National Park

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine (AP) - Officials at Acadia National Park are urging hikers and climbers to be careful this holiday weekend after three people were injured in separate incidents within a three-hour window at the park on Friday.

Jul 3
Massachusetts college daycare worker arraigned in rape case

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts judge has set bail at $100,000 for a former Bridgewater State University student accused of sexually assaulting two young boys while working at a campus daycare center.

Jul 3
Judge approves subpoena of phone records in Hernandez case

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can take steps to identify an anonymous tipster who claimed that one of the jurors who convicted him of murder may have lied during jury selection, a judge ruled Friday.

Jul 3
Man killed in southeastern Massachusetts motorcycle crash

CARVER, Mass. (AP) - Police say a 28-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in southeastern Massachusetts.