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Today at 08:20AM
AP Source: Boston Bruins place Simon Gagne on waivers

A person familiar with the decision has told The Associated Press that the Boston Bruins have placed veteran forward Simon Gagne on waivers for the purpose of releasing him.

Today at 08:04AM
New England digs out after getting exactly what it expected

BOSTON (AP) - Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area.

Today at 07:45AM
Boston to lift parking ban, will decide on opening schools

BOSTON (AP) - Boston's parking ban will be lifted at 5 p.m., but no decision has been made whether to reopen the city's schools on Thursday.

Today at 07:35AM
History ahead: first Super Bowl OT upcoming

PHOENIX (AP) - Almost as dominant as New England's performance in the AFC championship game was the showing for Pro Picks in both conference title matches.

Today at 06:58AM
New Englanders dig out after forecasters get it right

BOSTON (AP) - Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area.

Today at 06:55AM
Mayor: New Bedford man dies after shoveling snow

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - New Bedford's mayor says a 53-year-old city man died after shoveling snow during this week's blizzard.

Today at 06:52AM
USDA revises maple syrup grading with descriptive terms

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Grading standards for maple syrup have been revised to match international standards, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday, and now consumers can have a better understanding of what topping they're buying.

Today at 06:01AM
Gov. Baker wrestled with non-essential travel ban

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has made a last-minute decision to visit Nantucket, one of the communities hardest hit by this week's blizzard.

Jan 27
Lynch at Media Day: 'I'm here so I don't get fined'

PHOENIX (AP) - Marshawn Lynch smiled politely, waved at the crowd and answered every question the same.

Jan 27
Blizzard shows no mercy on Boston; New York gets off easy

BOSTON (AP) - A howling blizzard with gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on Boston along with other stretches of New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype in Philadelphia and New York City, where buses and subways started rolling again in the morning.

Jan 27
Blizzard lashes Massachusetts with more than 2 feet of snow

BOSTON (AP) - A blizzard pounded Massachusetts with heavy snow and hurricane-force winds Tuesday, but state officials reported fewer power outages than expected from the storm and no catastrophic flooding along the coastline.

Jan 27
Entire island of Nantucket loses power

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) - No other Massachusetts community has been hit as hard as Nantucket when it comes to blizzard-related power outages.

Jan 27
Gov. Baker lifts travel ban in western part of Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker has lifted the travel ban in the western part of Massachusetts.

Jan 27
Boston area hit by howling blizzard; New York gets off easy

BOSTON (AP) - A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on Boston along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype in Philadelphia and New York City, where buses and subways started rolling again in the morning.