Special Olympics Massachusetts is hosting its 2012 Summer Games in Boston this weekend.
Student-athletes from across the Merrimack Valley gathered Wednesday at the Lawrence High School football field, the site of the 14th annual Special Olympics Games for that region.
Dozens rappelled off the roof of the Hyatt Regency in Boston for charity.
More than 2,200 athletes from around Massachusetts will be in Boston this weekend for the 2011 Special Olympics Summer Games.
It seems like it is becoming a surefire way to raise money for charity: taking a dip in the freezing-cold ocean.
R. Sargent Shriver, the Kennedy in-law who was Peace Corps director in John F. Kennedy’s administration and George McGovern’s running-mate in 1972, has died.
A family spokeswoman says former Peace Corps director and vice-presidential nominee R. Sargent Shriver is in critical condition in a hospital in Maryland.