Massachusetts lawmakers moved at a pace rarely seen in the legislature, acting quickly to pass through a bill criminalizing the taking of photographs up the skirts of women in public.
A man was killed in a fire late Tuesday night at an apartment complex in Gardner.
Local Ukrainians concerned about Russian military movements rallied outside Faneuil Hall and gathered at a Jamaica Plain church.
A MassEquality official said Saturday a group of gay military veterans can march under its banner as part of a deal brokered by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. But marchers from the gay-rights group would not be allowed to wear clothing or hold signs that refer to sexual orientation.
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson said jail staff are interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance video to figure out exactly what happened.
By any measure, horse racing has been in marked decline for years in Massachusetts, leaving operators of the state’s two tracks eyeing casino gambling as their last, best hope for survival.
Boston police are investigating another attack on a woman in East Boston.
Crews worked Thursday to right the four train cars that derailed Wednesday afternoon.
In eight months, photographer Christopher Padgett snapped thousands of pictures of freshly inked tattoos on dozens of New Englanders. Each piece of body art he captured is a depiction of the model’s idea of Boston Strong.
Heavy snow fell on Eastern Massachusetts Saturday night.