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Protesters gather in Boston after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

BOSTON – Hundreds of people demonstrated in Boston Friday night in opposition of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Protesters rallied at Park Street Station before marching through Boston to Copley Square. The Copley Square protest shut down a section of Boylston Street. After a passionate presentation of speakers here, they marched to the State House, filling the street and blocking all traffic.State lawmakers can now determine access to abortion after the Supreme Court's historic decision Friday. In response, Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order to protect access to reproductive health care services in Massachusetts. Some protesters expressed...

2 hurt after fire breaks out on 20th floor of Boston high-rise

BOSTON -- A fire at a high-rise in Boston closed down the ramps to I-93 in both directions, along with multiple streets in the area Friday. Drivers were asked to avoid Congress Street around 11 a.m. as firefighters worked to put out a fire on the 20th floor of a building.  The 43-story building at One Congress is under construction, forcing firefighters to enter from the third floor. About 300-400 workers were in the building when the fire broke out, according to Deputy Chief James Green. All construction workers are accounted for. Two workers did need to be evaluated by...

Celtics Made Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo Have Boxing Match To Settle Feud

The Boston Celtics’ 2008 championship team had some storied drama off the court. Former Celtic guard Ray Allen was at the center of the disputes for breaking up Boston’s big three to join LeBron James and the Miami Heat. According to Kendrick Perkins, Allen and Rajon Rondo’s beef goes back even further.

Fatal Crash in Lancaster, Mass. Under Investigation

The Massachusetts State Police is investigating a single-car crash which left a person dead in Lancaster early Saturday. Lancaster police initially received a call just after 6 a.m. Saturday for a crash on Old Common Road, officials said. Upon arrival at the scene, first responders from Lancaster and neighboring Bolton...

Boston Celtics: Robert Williams and Jaylen Brown for Kevin Durant a non-starter

A Boston Celtics trade package for Kevin Durant, headlined by Jaylen Brown, will not include Robert Williams in any form whatsoever, as Chris Forsberg of NBC Sports Boston relayed in a piece titled ‘Seven C’s thoughts after page quickly turned from NBA Finals’. As Forsberg put it, the notion of including Robert Williams in any package already including Brown is ‘simply a nonstarter’.

Couple sues Boston hospital after losing baby's body

A Massachusetts couple whose prematurely born baby girl died less than two weeks after she was delivered has sued one of Boston's most prestigious hospitals for losing the infant's body, denying the parents the opportunity to hold a proper funeral and burial. The lawsuit filed Thursday says that baby Everleigh's...

Man Charged in Deadly Roxbury Shooting

A man has been charged with murder in a deadly shooting earlier this month in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. Police said the shooting took place in the Rockland Street area around 9:30 p.m. on June 12. When police arrived at the scene, they found a man, later identified as 20-year-old Jordan...

Marlborough Shamrocks dominate in 2022 home opener

MARLBOROUGH – The Marlborough Shamrocks semi-pro football team opened their slate of 2022 home games with a bang on Saturday, shutting out a shorthanded Brockton Bucs squad at Kelleher Field in Marlborough. The Shamrocks snagged a 42-0 victory to even their win-loss record at 1-1 just a week after...

Massachusetts Catholic leaders respond to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Boston’s Cardinal-Archbishop called the ruling "deeply significant and encouraging." Catholic leaders across Massachusetts spoke out in support of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that made abortion legal at a federal level. The Cardinal-Archbishop of Boston Seán Patrick O’Malley released...

Somerville attorney arrested at Yarmouth residence by FBI on bribery charges

YARMOUTH – A Somerville attorney was arrested by the FBI in Yarmouth Friday on charges that he engaged in a scheme to bribe the Medford Chief of Police. Sean O’Donovan, 54, was indicted on two counts of honest services wire fraud and one count of bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds. O’Donovan will make an initial appearance in federal court in Boston this afternoon.

These New England boardwalks are worth a visit this summer

Nothing says summer fun like a stroll along a boardwalk. Here's a selection of boardwalks with beautiful views, great food, arcade games, and more. New England summers bring plenty of boardwalk fun. Some seaside pathways offer shops, restaurants, music, and carnival rides, while others are simply an escape into nature.

How Steve Kerr Believes Celtics Fans ‘Crossed The Line’ In NBA Finals

Celtics fans let the Warriors have it in all three games Golden State visited TD Garden over the course of the 2022 NBA Finals. Arguably the most frequent target for the diehard Boston fanbase was Draymond Green, who was the subject of a chant that didn’t sit right with Steve Kerr. The Warriors head coach criticized Green Teamers for their harsh jeer during a recent appearance on the “Point Forward” podcast.