• Ferguson protests move to retail stores - 11/28/2014 12:51 PM EST
  • Norfolk police investigate abuse of dog - 11/28/2014 08:13 AM EST

    When you walk into any Market Basket, you see those retro pink and white linoleum tiles on the floor. Full Story
    One of the nicest aspects about living in New England is our lack of weather extremes. Sure, we have the occasional oppressive summer and never-ending winter, but we can only imagine how people in the Midwest and Southwest deal with the constant threat of devastating tornadoes and withering drought. Full Story

    Billerica beats Chelmsford: 'Indescribable. Nothing like it. Huge.'

    CHELMSFORD -- The blue lights flashed atop a Billerica police cruiser rolling out of the Chelmsford High parking lot. Full Story
    Loads of flags, too few points

    METHUEN -- Thick, wet snow covered the natural grass field at Nicholson Stadium. Except, of course, for the sporadic portions of the field that were shoveled clear by Methuen High players just 90 minutes before Thursday's game. Full Story
    Shirley man arraigned on drug, firearms charges

    New film celebrates father of the yard flamingos
    AYER -- The owner of a Shirley auto-repair business was arraigned Wednesday in Ayer District Court on multiple drug and firearm charges. Full Story
    Peter Lucas: Time for attorney general to be for all the people

    11/28/2014 08:21 AM EST
    Memo to Maura Healey: Enough already. Drop the gay stuff for a while. You were elected to be attorney general of the state of Massachusetts, not the attorney general of the gay community, despite what The Boston Globe says. 
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    E.J. Dionne Jr.: Obama heightens the GOP's contradictions
    11/26/2014 09:31 AM EST - WASHINGTON -- Stay wide awake in the coming weeks. This is a historic moment when all of the divisions, misunderstandings and hatreds of President Obama's time in office have come to a head. Full Story

    Bob Reed: Thanksgiving: A day to reflect on our bounty
    11/26/2014 09:33 AM EST - The journey across the Atlantic Ocean in the tiny Mayflower in 1620 was a voyage of terror. Huge waves smashed against the fragile hull of the 100-foot ship, and the 102 people plus a crew of 30 crowded on board were thrown about wildly. Full Story

    Peter Lucas: Emperor Barack following in Nero's foosteps
    11/25/2014 09:42 AM EST - It would be unfair to compare Emperor Barack to the Roman Emperor Nero, who famously was supposed to have fiddled while Rome burned. Full Story

    Editorial Cartoon
    11/24/2014 08:05 AM EST - Editorial Cartoon Full Story

    Incremental measures best way to reform our immigration system
    11/24/2014 06:34 AM EST - (Second of two parts) By Marisa DeFranco Full amnesty activists demand that President Barack Obama take executive action and instantly give relief from deportation to 5 million or more undocumented immigrants. Full Story

    E.J. Dionne Jr.: Cosby: Hard to reconcile icon with allegations
    11/25/2014 09:49 AM EST - WASHINGTON -- A few weeks ago, I spent a delightful afternoon and evening with Bill Cosby. I was the emcee of a gala for historically black Claflin University, which is in my hometown; Cosby was the headliner. Full Story

    Cops: Woman drops cocaine baggie in police station

    UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman being cited for public drunkenness in Pennsylvania accidentally dropped a baggie of crack cocaine on the police station floor. Full Story
    Cops: Man inspired by gangster movie uses firebomb

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 19-year-old inspired by a scene in "Gangster Squad" tossed Molotov cocktails in a suburban New York community. Full Story