Authorities are investigating after a fatal train collision in Chester in Hampden County.
New Hampshire police say a driver backing up in a store parking lot hit the gas instead of the brake, pinning a 75-year-old man into an ice cooler and ultimately killing him.
Western portions of Massachusetts are bearing the brunt of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.
The wind is whipping in New England causing thousands of power outages and damage to buildings, trees and anything in the way.
State education officials are preparing to vote on a proposal to replace the state’s math and English public school curricula with national standards.