Finn has been deputy chief at the Boston Fire Department since 2001.
MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott is looking for a seamless transition to the new company.
The 16-year-old disappeared while she was working as a lifeguard in Warren. Her remains were found three years later.
Providence police have identified the man whose skeletal remains were found at a construction site last year.
Massachusetts Democrats have narrowed their choice for governor to three, with state Treasurer Steven Grossman topping the balloting among delegates Saturday and Attorney General Martha Coakley narrowly edging out former federal health care administrator Don Berwick.
Nahant police said the traffic backup was the worst they’ve seen in a long time, stretching from the beach along the Nahant causeway to the rotary at the Lynn line.
Defense lawyers for the man accused of raping and killing a University of New Hampshire student say his girlfriend changed her story and testified against him only to get a reduced sentence.
Residents who live right behind Hanscom say they were shaken when they heard the explosion and learned a private jet had crashed on takeoff, killing seven people.
Attorneys for Aaron Hernandez have filed a motion in court to give him some time to fix his financial situation so he can continue to pay his defense team.
The new ferry running between Portland and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, is going to go offline after the holiday weekend for maintenance.