Wade Boggs To Have Number Retired At Fenway Park ThursdayWade Boggs will have his number 26 retired Thursday night at Fenway Park. Boggs spent his first 11 years in the majors with the Boston Red Sox.
Newport Moving Closer To banning Plastic Shopping BagsNewport is one step closer to banning single-use plastic shopping bags. The City Council voted 6-1 on Wednesday to ask the city administration, working with the Planning Board and the Energy and Environment Commission, to draft an ordinance to phase out use of the bags in city stores.
Vote On Transgender Protections Bill ScheduledA bill protecting transgender individuals' access to restrooms, lockers rooms and other public spaces goes to a vote before the House next week. The bill prohibits discrimination against transgender people in public places, and protects the right to choose a restroom or other public facility that matches a person's sexual identity, regardless of anatomical sex.
Wake For Slain Auburn Officer Ronald Tarentino To Be Held ThursdayHundreds of police officers from across the state are expected to attend a wake for slain Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Thursday. Officer Tarentino was shot killed early Sunday morning by 35-year-old Jorge Zambrano when he pulled Zambrano over during a routine traffic stop.
Brockton School Removes Light Poles Following Student InjuryA Brockton elementary school has removed all poles on its property after a student was hurt by a falling light pole. WBZ-TV's Bill Shields reports.
Wake Held For Slain Auburn Officer Ronald TarentinoA wake is being held Thursday in Charlton for Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino, who was shot and killed Sunday during a traffic stop. WBZ-TV's Nicole Jacobs reports.