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Today at 12:39PM
Maine lobstermen record another year of high lobster catch

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Every year in Maine is the year of the lobster, but 2014 was especially good, according to catch data released Thursday.

Today at 12:27PM
Minnesotans head east to melt Boston's extreme ice dams

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The snow that has buried parts of New England and left homeowners struggling with ice dams has created opportunities for Minnesota companies that melt ice off roofs but have found little work at home in their state's unusually mild winter.

Today at 11:11AM
Massachusetts officials hail vote for "net neutrality"

BOSTON (AP) - Top elected officials in Massachusetts are hailing a vote by the Federal Communications Commission in favor of rules aimed at enforcing "net neutrality."

Today at 10:39AM
Getty museum's associate director of collections to retire

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The J. Paul Getty Museum's associate director of collections says he will retire in October after 35 years with the institution.

Today at 10:05AM
Man loses pants in escalator mishap at rail station

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) - A commuter using the Boston area's subway system literally got his knickers in a twist, when a train station escalator ripped off his pants.

Today at 09:49AM
400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area and many other plundered ancient artifacts will be returned to their country of origin, federal officials say.

Feb 25
Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:

Feb 25
AP-BKC--Saint Joseph's-UMass Box

Miles 5-9 2-4 15, Demery 2-6 1-2 5, Baumann 0-0 0-0 0, Bembry 10-18 10-11 33, Wilson 4-9 2-2 13, Maschmeyer 0-3 0-0 0, Newkirk 1-2 1-2 3, Brown 4-9 3-5 11, Casper 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 27-57 19-26 82.

Feb 25
Celtics rout Knicks 115-94

BOSTON (AP) - The recently reshuffled Boston Celtics hadn't practiced lately and it showed early in Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks.

Feb 25
Bembry has career-high 33 points in Saint Joseph's 82-71 win

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - DeAndre Bembry scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's over Massachusetts 82-71 on Wednesday night.

Feb 25
Knicks-Celtics, Box

Hardaway Jr. 4-12 0-0 8, Amundson 6-8 2-2 14, Smith 5-9 4-6 14, Calderon 1-7 2-2 5, Galloway 6-13 1-2 14, Acy 1-6 1-2 3, Bargnani 5-13 7-9 17, Shved 2-7 7-8 11, Early 4-7 0-0 8. Totals 34-82 24-31 94.

Feb 25
Alston has career-high 18 points in BU's 63-57 win over Army

BOSTON (AP) - Justin Alston scored a career-high 18 points to go with seven rebounds to lead Boston University to a 63-57 victory over Army on Wednesday night.

Feb 25
Teen swimming in sweatpants drowns in apartment complex pool

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) - A 17-year-old boy who had been swimming in an apartment complex's Olympic-size indoor pool while wearing sweatpants drowned on Wednesday, prosecutors said.