Part of Interstate 495 north in Amesbury was still shut down Thursday morning because of the aftermath of a tractor-trailer accident.
A group of Roman Catholics asked Pope Benedict XVI to reverse the decision by the Boston Archdiocese to close their churches, which sparked a six-year fight and several round-the-clock parishioner vigils.
Prosecutors have formally dropped their case against a man who committed suicide in his jail cell while awaiting trial on charges of killing a masseuse he met through Craigslist.
The Bridgewater skate park has been closed for good, due to continuing vandalism and assaults at the popular Legion Field hangout.
There was quite a mess Sunday at the public safety complex in Somerville. It suffered extensive damage from Saturday’s flash flooding, forcing the building to be closed so it can be thoroughly cleaned.