mikemoranDHG: Tea Spellacy with a career-high 29 points as Belchertown beats Palmer 54-31. Spellacy had 28 as a sophomore against Taconic
GazetteUMass: I'm not exactly sure where Miami losing to Eastern Kentucky, 72-44, fits among this year's many absurd upsets.
WilkGazette: Hopkins girls beat Turners Falls 63-40. Kate Sullivan (21 points) needs 4 for 1,000 tomorrow evening at 5:30 against Lenox
WilkGazette: Kate Sullivan hits one last 3 from the corner and then comes out, presumably for the night. Finishes with 21, 4 away from 1,000
WilkGazette: Turners zone is collapsing on Kate on every touch. She's not forcing anything, making some great passes. Still 7 away
WilkGazette: Hopkins leads Turners 47-29 after 3. Kate Sullivan back to start 4th. Needs 7
BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge on Friday ordered home confinement and GPS monitoring for two former officials with a now-defunct Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than 750 others across the country.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England offensive line, maligned through the early weeks of the season, has rebounded to do a terrific job protecting the team's 37-year-old prime asset.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Two hundred FairPoint Communications workers promised on Friday to remain on strike until company officials return to the bargaining table, even as the 10-week-old strike begins to take a personal and financial toll on the workers and their families.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year.
BOSTON (AP) - A man charged with having once possessed the gun that prosecutors believe the Boston Marathon bombing suspects used to kill an MIT police officer pleaded guilty Friday to gun possession and drug charges.
ATHOL, Mass. (AP) - A north-central Massachusetts man has been charged with rape and other crimes after state police say a 20-year-old developmentally disabled woman was sexually assaulted several times.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on Friday criticized a decision to delay full implementation of a rule that bears his name and aims to curb banks' risky investments.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Public Service said Friday that FairPoint Communications has agreed to take steps to ensure timely repairs for those without phone service while a workers' strike continues in northern New England.