BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts State Lottery is considering installing thousands of new self-service machines that would verify the purchaser's age.
BOSTON (AP) - The president of the Boston Public Library says the potential theft of valuable art is a crime against Boston and has promised to strengthen security.
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) - An iconic Martha's Vineyard's lighthouse is moving from its rapidly eroding cliffside perch.
NEW YORK (AP) - Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday.
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Megabucks Doubler" game were:
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:
GazetteUMass: Swihart shouldn't be an all-star but he belongs on ballot more than Hannigan.
GazetteUMass: If MLB's all-star ballot is only on line now why not update it to reflect a team's starter at the position?
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A 33-year-old Taunton man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of his father-in-law almost five years ago.
MATTAPOISETT, Mass. (AP) - Two people, including a high school senior days from graduation, have been killed in a car crash in Mattapoisett.
BOSTON (AP) - The top official responsible for overseeing Massachusetts' public records law said he's considering pushing for a ballot question to overhaul it, including toughening enforcement of the measure and expanding it to partially include lawmakers.
BOSTON (AP) - The mother of a young woman slain almost two years ago in Boston has wept as she testified at the murder trial of a man charged in the killing.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Hartford police are investigating whether a pastor who was shot while placing flags outside a church for Memorial Day was the victim of a hate crime.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Secretary William Galvin says he's considering pushing a ballot question to toughen enforcement of the state's public records law.
BOSTON (AP) - The state's highest court on Tuesday overturned the indictment of a teenage boy on a heroin trafficking charge, ruling it was not a violent act under the youthful offender law.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to four consecutive life sentences plus 40 years for killing two Boston men and wounding a third in a 2009 shooting on a Providence street.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Two minor league baseball teams will have a special "bobble bucket" giveaway this season to honor the inspiration for the ice bucket challenge.