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MassDOT halting roadwork during Tha...

MassDOT halting roadwork during Thanksgiving travel days

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced that they will be halting work on major roadways at noon on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving due to holiday traveling and the impending snow storm.
Suspect arrested, 3 arrest warrants...

Suspect arrested, 3 arrest warrants issued in connection to Keene State riots

Another suspect in the riots at Keene State over the Oct. 18 weekend has been taken into custody and three additional arrest warrants have been issued by police.
Londonderry crash fatal for teen

Londonderry crash fatal for teen

The victim of a crash in Londonderry on Monday night has died, officials confirm. Police responded to the scene just past 4 p.m., where a car had crashed into a brook.
BPD warn Mission Hill community aft...

BPD warn Mission Hill community after a string of armed robberies

On Sunday, three separate armed robberies were reported in the Mission Hill area of Roxbury, around Alleghany Street and Fisher Avenue.
Lawyers for Hernandez due in court ...

Lawyers for Hernandez due in court on Tuesday

Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez plan to discuss evidence-sharing by prosecutors during a hearing in the slaying of two Boston men.
Marshfield committee votes to keep ...

Marshfield committee votes to keep 'holiday break' name

Voting down Christmas once again, the Marshfield school committee voted to keep "holiday break" on the calendar.

Boston.com

Charlie Baker?s Latest Cabinet Pick

Charlie Baker?s Latest Cabinet Pick

Kristen Lepore, an executive at a leading Massachusetts business advocacy group, was named budget chief for Baker?s new administration.
?You Don?t Mess With Ethel?: Obama ...

?You Don?t Mess With Ethel?: Obama Praises Ethel Kennedy With Medal of Freedom Honor

Ethel Kennedy, the human rights advocate who adorably asked President Obama to take the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday afternoon.
BFD district chief Edward A. Sciggl...

BFD district chief Edward A. Sciggliano IV's defense attorney speaks outside of court room

New Hampshire Fire Victim's Husband...

New Hampshire Fire Victim's Husband: 'It Should Have Been Me'

A Wolfeboro, New Hampshire woman was hospitalized with severe burns after she was trapped in her burning home early Friday morning.
Teenager Injured After Car Flips In...

Teenager Injured After Car Flips Into Water in New Hampshire

A teenager was taken to the hospital after the car he was driving flipped into water in Londonderry, New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Man Accused of Firing...

New Hampshire Man Accused of Firing Shotgun Through Apartment Floor

A New Hampshire man is facing charges after he fired a shotgun into the floor of his apartment, and the blast narrowly missed a 2-year-old boy sleeping in the apartment below, police said.

Whdh-TV

Boston officials urge peace followi...

Boston officials urge peace following Ferguson decision

Law enforcement officials in Boston and across the country spent several days preparing for a grand jury decision from Ferguson, Missouri so when that decision was announced they were prepared.
Leominster pep rally canceled after...

Leominster pep rally canceled after shooting threat

Police in Leominster say a student threatened to shoot up a pep rally scheduled for Tuesday.
With no indictment, chaos fills Fer...

With no indictment, chaos fills Ferguson streets

Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown.
Marshfield school board votes to ke...

Marshfield school board votes to keep 'Holiday Break' name

More than 4,000 parents in Marshfield signed a petition to change the name of the school break in December and January to Christmas, break from the recently rebranded holiday break.
Winter weather expected to foul up ...

Winter weather expected to foul up Thanksgiving travel

The day before Thanksgiving is always one of the busiest travel days of the year, but as a storm approaches the concern for congestion that day increases dramatically.
Hagel resignation comes at messy mo...

Hagel resignation comes at messy moment for US

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.

BostonHerald

Tablet choices: From iPads to Amazo...

Tablet choices: From iPads to Amazon Fire's, consumers have great options

NEW YORK ? Time for a tablet?

People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has. Although it's possible for Android owners to have Apple's iPads, for instance, there are advantages to sticking within the same system. You often can buy apps just once and share them across both devices, and you don't need to learn two different systems.

Warren Adler's 'Cult'...

Warren Adler's 'Cult' in the works as movie adaptation

Alex McAulay has come on board to adapt Warren Adler's novel "Cult" for Grey Eagle Productions.

The 2002 novel, published as "Cult: A Novel of Brainwashing and Death," recounts the efforts of a husband to rescue his young and impressionable wife, who has been lured by her fanatical sister into the "Glory Cult" -- a ruthless group in Oregon run by a charismatic guru.

US stock indexes hold near record h...

US stock indexes hold near record high levels

NEW YORK ? U.S. stocks held close to all-time highs Tuesday as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy. The government revised up its estimate for economic growth in the third quarter, giving the U.S. its strongest six months of growth in a decade, but a separate report showed that consumer confidence fell in November.

Obama heads to Chicago to pitch imm...

Obama heads to Chicago to pitch immigration steps

WASHINGTON ? President Barack Obama, the onetime community organizer, is returning Tuesday to the city where he says he first forged his ties to the Latino community to pitch his new executive actions on immigration.

Obama is trying to seize the advantage in the heated dispute over the contentious issue while Congress is on a Thanksgiving recess and Republicans scramble to coalesce behind a unified opposition strategy.

More-confident US households step u...

More-confident US households step up borrowing

WASHINGTON ? Americans are slowly but steadily borrowing more money, bringing to an end a five-year effort to cut household debt that has slowed consumer spending and the economy.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says total household debt increased $78 billion in the July-September quarter to $11.7 trillion, led by rising mortgage and auto loans. That is the fourth increase in household debt in the past five quarters.

Sox tweet is 2nd Boston sports soci...

Sox tweet is 2nd Boston sports social media flub

BOSTON ? Boston Red Sox fans are crying foul over an innocuous tweet that the team acknowledges was ill-timed.

The Red Sox tweeted: "So how was everyone's Monday?" But the tweet went out a minute after a Missouri prosecutor announced a grand jury decided not to indict a white Ferguson police officer in the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

Hundreds of people pounced, accusing the Sox of being completely out of touch with a seminal national event.

Boston Channel

Read the Ferguson grand jury docume...

Read the Ferguson grand jury documents

The Associated Press has obtained a copy of the testimony and evidence presented to the grand jury that declined to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
Ferguson left smoldering after gran...

Ferguson left smoldering after grand jury verdict

More than a dozen buildings charred, set ablaze in a wave of fury. Stores -- many owned by locals -- looted, with shattered glass covering the asphalt outside. Shell casings on the ground, having been fired by unknown shooters. Welcome to Ferguson, Mi...
High-impact storm: Thanksgiving tra...

High-impact storm: Thanksgiving travel troubles forecast

On the Thanksgiving menu:  a serving of snow.
2 injured in porch collapse

2 injured in porch collapse

Two people were injured when a porch collapsed at a home that was under renovation in Boston.
Andrew Card to lead Franklin Pierce...

Andrew Card to lead Franklin Pierce University

Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card has been named Franklin Pierce University's fifth president.
'Astonishing, life-changing,' Doubl...

'Astonishing, life-changing,' Double-arm transplant patient says

A former Boston University professor is celebrating his bilateral arm transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
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