Electronic fishery monitoring gets big boost in US

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and a pair of foundations are funding a suite of projects around the country designed to improve electronic
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Woman dies after becoming pinned between garage, SUV

Police say a woman has died after she became pinned between her garage door and her SUV in Massachusetts
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Sea turtles, some dead, some barely alive, wash ashore

An unusual number of sea turtles have been washing ashore in New England, many of which are the critically endangered turtle species called Kemp's ridley
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400 years later, natives who helped Pilgrims gain a voice

The Native Americans who helped the Pilgrims survive their first bitter winter won't be an afterthought in events marking the 400th anniversary of the settlers'
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400 years after Pilgrim landing, natives finally being heard

The seaside town where the Pilgrims came ashore in 1620 is making sure Native Americans aren't an afterthought in its 400th anniversary commemoration
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What to expect as 1st pot shops in East finally open

The long wait for recreational marijuana sales to begin in Massachusetts will soon be over with the first commercial pot shops set to open on Tuesday
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DA identifies couple struck and killed by holiday train

Authorities have identified the man and woman struck and killed by a Christmas-themed train filled with children in Wareham
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Firefighters: Man loses leg in wood chipper accident

Fire officials in Massachusetts say a landscaper lost one of his legs when it became trapped in a wood chipper
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New protections for herring but lobster bait crunch imminent

Fishing managers are considering extending new protections to Atlantic herring, but catch quotas for the important bait fish are still likely to plummet before
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From first shot to silence of peace: Timeline of World War I

Timeline of World War I
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Suspect convicted of fatal stabbing at Cape Cod party

A Cape Cod man has been convicted of murder for fatally stabbing another man outside a Hyannis house party in 2016
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The Latest: Warren rips into Trump in victory speech

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has ripped into President Donald Trump saying he practices "the dark art of ruling by fear" designed to turn hard-working
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The Latest: Baker promises to continue bipartisan approach

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has told supporters that his administration's collaborative, bipartisan approach to government will continue for his next four yea
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Massachusetts maintains all-Democratic US House delegation

Massachusetts has maintained its all-Democratic U.S. House delegation, adding two new members and bringing to three the number of women representing the state i
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The Latest: Democrat Trahan wins open House seat in Mass.

Democrat Lori Trahan wins open congressional seat in Massachusetts vacated by retiring U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas
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The Latest: Democratic Rep. Keating re-elected in Mass.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Keating wins re-election in Massachusetts, defeating Republican businessman Peter Tedeschi
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The Latest: Healey is re-elected Mass. attorney general

Maura Healey, a Democrat and a nemesis of President Donald Trump, has won re-election in Massachusetts
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US Reps. Kennedy, Lynch, Neal re-elected Massachusetts

Democratic U.S. Reps. Joe Kennedy, Stephen Lynch and Richard Neal have won another term in Massachusetts
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Aquarium says feds should consider New England turtle deaths

Scientists from the New England Aquarium say sea turtle deaths off the New England coast should play a role in a federal government decision about whether a lar
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Massachusetts voters to pick winners in statewide races

Besides casting ballots for the two top-tier races in Massachusetts _ governor and U.S. senate _ voters will be deciding the winners of four other statewide off
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Officials confirm 2 small tornadoes in New England

The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in southern New England as a severe weather system moved through the region
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Strong storms roll through region, prompt warnings

A band of powerful storms has rolled through parts of southern New England, touching off thunderstorms and tornado warnings
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Search suspended for missing container ship crewmember

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has suspended the search for a 35-year-old man who fell overboard from a container vessel in the shipping channel between Staten Is
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Coast Guard searches for missing container ship crewmember

The U.S. Coast Guard says crews are conducting a search for a 35-year-old man who fell overboard from a container vessel in the shipping channel between Staten
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