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Ipswich police officer rescues 5, including toddler, from capsized boat

IPSWICH - An Ipswich police officer is being praised for pulling five people from the a mooring field after their boat capsized.Marine Patrol Supervisor and Assistant Harbormaster Patrol Officer Matthew Bodwell, was on patrol Saturday afternoon near the Clark Beach mooring area when he received a mayday message. Bodwell pulled a pregnant woman, a second woman, a 14-month-old girl and two men from the water.The group fell into the water when the 16-foot aluminum boat capsized during rough seas. No one in the group was wearing a life jacket. After ensuring everyone was out of the water and had been cleared by paramedics, Bodwell drove the group to one of the couple's home and then returned to tow the capsized vessel to Pavilion Beach so the owner could claim it."This is a remarkable situation that could have turned into an unspeakable tragedy had it not been for the immediate actions of Officer Matthew Bodwell," Chief Paul Nikas said. "Officer Bodwell is to be commended for his heroic work on the water on Saturday."  
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Hundreds gather to remember 3-year-old Harry Kkonde

WALTHAM – It was a three-part celebration of life for a 3-year-old loved by so many. On Saturday, hundreds of people gathered at Kennedy Middle School in Waltham for a memorial service full of culture and tradition. Pictures of Harry Kkonde, the toddler who drowned last week, were front and center during Saturday's services. Family members, friends and members of the Ugandan community came out in full force to support the toddler's parents. "It's not very easy to come to terms with. I used to spend a lot of time with Harry. It is tough to deal with," said family member Allan Mugisa. "It's a...

Alex Verdugo's 3-run blast puts Red Sox over Guardians

Left fielder Alex Verdugo belted a three-run homer in the sixth inning to break open a close game and lead the visiting Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Saturday. Cleveland starter Shane Bieber (3-4) was in complete command of the game and with two...
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Duran leads Red Sox against the Guardians following 4-hit game

Boston Red Sox (41-31, second in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Guardians (36-31, second in the AL Central) PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Rich Hill (3-4, 4.50 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 50 strikeouts); Guardians: Aaron Civale (2-3, 7.25 ERA, 1.47 WHIP, 37 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -114, Guardians -105; over/under...

Castellanos & Stewart Crack Homers in WooSox Loss

WORCESTER, M.A. — The Worcester Red Sox (36-35) lost for the first time this week to the Charlotte Knights (26-45), a 12-2 defeat on Saturday afternoon at Polar Park in front of 7,446. Josh Taylor got the start for the WooSox, part of a Major League rehab appearance. The...
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Court: Harvard can be sued for distress over slave photos

BOSTON (AP) — A Connecticut woman who says she's descended from slaves who are portrayed in widely published, historical photos owned by Harvard University can sue the school for emotional distress, Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Thursday. The state’s Supreme Judicial Court partly vacated a lower court ruling that...

Red Sox pitching prospect Connor Seabold joins team in Cleveland, is likely to make 2022 debut in Toronto on Monday

Red Sox pitching prospect Connor Seabold has joined the team in Cleveland as a member of their taxi squad. While Rich Hill will start Sunday’s series finale against the Guardians, the expectation is that Seabold will either start or pitch after an opener in Monday’s series opener against the Blue Jays in Toronto, per The Boston Globe’s Pete Abraham.

Alex Cora Praises Improved Play Of Red Sox Bullpen Amid Hot Stretch

The Boston Red Sox have had no shortage of hero’s throughout their recent hot stretch. Nick Pivetta has turned into the club’s ace following a string of injuries, pitching the best baseball of his career. Jarren Duran has come on strong to fill in for the injured Kiké Hernández. Rafael Devers is an American League MVP candidate.