Massachusetts Schools Ranked The Best In The Country In New SurveyMassachusetts schools are second to none, a new study finds. WalletHub released its annual ranking of the best and worst school systems among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. Geoff Petrulis reports.
LOOK: Police Find 3,100 Bags Of Heroin In Frosted Flakes Cereal BoxTwo Vermont men are facing drug trafficking charges after a trooper in western Massachusetts pulled them over and found 3,100 bags of heroin inside a cereal box. Katie Johnston reports.
Gov. Baker Says He'd Be 'Hard-Pressed To Support Changing' Massachusetts’ Happy Hour BanDuring a press conference on Thursday, Baker stated that he did not support reversing the state's "Happy Hour" ban, saying he remembered "horrible, awful, horrible, terrible experiences on a very regular basis that came with happy hours back in the day."
Gov. Baker Not Looking At Bringing Back COVID Restrictions In Mass. Despite Rise In CasesAs a press conference on Cape Cod Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker said he is not "looking at changing any of our existing rules or policies" despite a recent rise in COVID cases.
Muffins Sold At Stop & Shop Among Those Recalled For Listeria ContaminationThe baked goods from "Give and Go Prepared Foods" were sold at a number of retailers nationwide including Walmart and 7-Eleven. Katie Johnston reports.
Four Pounds Of Cocaine Made To Look Like Cake Seized In MaineAgents with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency stopped a man and woman on I-295 and said they discovered “a significant amount of cocaine in their vehicle.” Katie Johnston reports.
Thursday Marks Last Day To Register For All 5 Massachusetts 'VaxMillions' DrawingsThursday marks the last opportunity to register for all five chances to win a million dollars or a college scholarship, if you live in Massachusetts and are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Katie Johnston reports.
More Than 100 'Adorable' Kittens Arrive In Massachusetts By Plane For AdoptionLooking to adopt a cat? More than 100 "adorable" kittens arrived in New Bedford Tuesday morning and will be ready for adoption this week. Katie Johnston reports.
Chatham Beaches Reopen After 7 Portuguese Man O' War SightingsChatham beaches are back open after they had to be closed for swimming Monday due to Portuguese Man O' War in the waters. Katie Johnston reports.
Yankee Fan Banned For Life After Hitting Alex Verdugo With BaseballThe fan who hit Boston Red Sox left fielder Alex Verdugo with a baseball thrown from the Yankee Stadium stands has been banned for life from attending big league games. Katie Johnston reports.
John Mayer Coming To Boston’s TD Garden For Concert In 2022John Mayer is bringing his “Sob Rock” tour to Boston. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will play the TD Garden on March 4, 2022. Katie Johnston reports.
Encore Boston Harbor Casino Not Bringing Back Live Poker Anytime SoonIt'll be a while before live poker returns to Encore Boston Harbor casino - if it does at all. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Urge Caution About ‘Exceptionally Strong’ Rip Currents At Salisbury BeachRip currents are strong at Salisbury Beach on Friday, and police had a simple message for beachgoers: be safe. Katie Johnston reports.
Hour-Long Boat Chase Across Lake Winnipesaukee Leads To Arrest Of Domestic Violence SuspectA 59-year-old man is in custody after allegedly leading police on an hour-long boat chase across Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire following a call about a domestic violence incident. Katie Johnston reports.
2 Arrested After Officer Hears Gunshot While Investigating Drive-By Shooting In Manchester, NHTwo people have been arrested after an officer heard a gunshot while investigating a drive-by shooting in Manchester, New Hampshire, police said. Katie Johnston reports.
Massachusetts State Police Seek Horse Donations For Mounted UnitMassachusetts State Police are looking to add "a few good horses" to the force. Katie Johnston reports.
Ayer Police Sgt. Uses Beekeeping Knowledge To Help Safely Relocate SwarmAndrew Kularski is a sergeant in the Ayer Police Department and also a bee enthusiast. On Wednesday, Kularski had the chance to utilize his skills in both fields. Katie Johnston reports.
'Stop Using Bird Feeders And Bird Baths': MassWildlife Warns Of 'Mysterious Illness' Killing SongbirdsThe state is urging Massachusetts residents to stop using bird feeders and bird baths and keep an eye out for dead birds due to a "mysterious illness" killing songbirds on the East Coast. Katie Johnston reports.
COVID-Sniffing Police K-9s In Bristol County Are First In CountryThe Bristol County Sheriff’s office is adding a new tool to the department – canines trained to sniff out COVID-19. Katie Johnston reports.
4,450 Breakthrough COVID Cases, 79 Deaths Confirmed Among Fully Vaccinated People In Mass.According to new numbers from the Massachusetts Department of Health, there are 4,450 breakthrough COVID cases and 79 deaths among the fully vaccinated population in the state. Katie Johnston reports.
Canobie Lake Park Experiencing Staff Shortage, Unable To Open 7 Days A WeekCanobie Lake Park is struggling to hire workers since it reopened for the summer of 2021. Katie Johnston reports.
VIDEO: Home Depot In Auburn Reopens After Gas Leak, Controlled BurnHome Depot in Auburn is back open after an underground gas leak Tuesday night. The store was evacuated and forced to close at about 4 p.m. due to the leak in the rear of the building, the fire department said. Katie Johnston reports.
Supreme Court Sets October Hearing For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Death Penalty AppealThe Supreme Court will hear Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence appeal this fall. Katie Johnston reports.
LOOK: Jon Voight Poses For Photo With Firefighters While Filming In BostonAward-winning actor Jon Voight took time to snap some photos with firefighters while filming in Boston Monday. Katie Johnston reports.