Rodent Sightings Down In Somerville's 'War On Rats'The city of Somerville appears to be winning its “war on rats.”
Weymouth Woman Who Didn't Know She Was Pregnant Gives BirthKatie Kropas did not know she was pregnant until she arrived at the hospital and gave birth to a 10 pound, 2 ounce baby.
Market Basket Denies Layoffs As Part-Time Workers' Hours Cut Drastically The employee revolt at Market Basket took a devastating turn Thursday as stores began reducing part-time workers hours to zero, in a move the company insisted were not layoffs.
New Massachusetts Law Bans Shark Finning The practice of shark finning would be outlawed in Massachusetts under a bill set to receive Gov. Deval Patrick's signature.
Mass. Lottery Raked In Near-Record $971 Million Profit In Past YearOfficials say Massachusetts State Lottery tickets were sold at yet another record-setting pace over the last 12 months.
Brookline Students' Petition For Dunkin' Donuts To Ditch Styrofoam Cups Gets 250K SignaturesIn their petition, the students cite health and environmental concerns.
Walsh Promises Boston Redevelopment Authority Overhaul After AuditBoston Mayor Martin Walsh is promising to overhaul the agency that oversees development in the city after an audit found deep-rooted problems that have led to a failure to collect millions of dollars in lease payments and fees owed by developers.
New Bedford Celebrates Return Of Wooden Whaling ShipThe Charles W. Morgan is the oldest commercial ship afloat and the last wooden whaleship in the world.
Mass.-Based Jobs For The Future Gets $4.9M Federal Grant Boston-based Jobs for the Future is the only national program to win a grant from the Youth Career Connect funds.
Local Scientist Tracks Great White Shark On Trans-Atlantic Journey A Great White Shark is on a pretty historic journey.
Cricket Shortage At Area Pet Stores Due To Cold Weather Reptile owners in the Boston area could be having trouble feeding their pets due to a shortage at a lot of area pet stores.
Police: Bank Robber On FBI Wanted Billboard Kills Self In StandoffA bank robber whose picture was on billboards around New England shot and killed himself Wednesday, authorities said.