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Red Sox Announce Roster Moves Before Series Opener In Toronto

The surging Boston Red Sox will open their three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, but before doing so the club officially announced a handful of roster moves previously acknowledged by manager Alex Cora. The Red Sox placed both right-handed pitcher Tanner Houck and outfielder Jarren Duran on...
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Teenage Girl Goes Missing, Lowell Police Say

Police in Lowell, Massachusetts, are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl who may either be in the Lowell area or in Framingham. Rhaissa DeSouza is 5-foot-2 with brown hair and eyes, according to the Lowell Police Department. She was last seen in a black sweatshirt, blue jeans and light pink Nike Air sneakers.

Community mourns loss of three teens killed in weekend crash in Brimfield

First big steps taken to address Roderick Ireland Courthouse health concerns. The Roderick Ireland Courthouse in Springfield will close its doors later this week as state officials prepare to conduct a deep clean of a building plagued by dangerous mold. Springfield Fire Commissioner Calvi speaks on increase in mental health...
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Edelman doubles down on ex-Patriot's harsh criticism of Garoppolo

Martellus Bennett apparently wasn't the only New England Patriots player who felt some type of way about Jimmy Garoppolo missing Week 4 of the 2016 season. Bennett made headlines back in October when he put Garoppolo on blast for sitting out the Patriots' 2016 Week 4 matchup with the Buffalo Bills due to a left shoulder injury.

This Just In: Melee at Providence abortion-rights protest, and a busy day in RI politics

Good afternoon and welcome to This Just In. I'm Mike McDermott, managing editor of The Providence Journal. My week got off to a great start this morning when I dropped my youngest son at coach Ed Cooley's summer basketball camp, which was sadly canceled the last two years due to COVID. The coach was front and center this morning, greeting families in person and offering little bits of life advice to the campers. It was music to my ears when he told my son that he really should be making his bed every morning.

Amtrak train carrying nearly 250 people derails after hitting dump truck

Several people were hurt when an Amtrak train derailed in Missouri, according to a statement by the passenger rail company. The company said the train struck a dump truck at a public crossing near the city of Mendon at about 1:42 p.m. CT. “There are approximately 243 passengers onboard with...

Jerry Seinfeld tour: How to buy tickets to see the comedian in Worcester and other US locations

Calling all “Seinfeld” fans: Jerry Seinfeld is on the road for his 27-show tour across North America. The popular comedian will be making stops in Worcester on September 10 for two shows and at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT on December 3. Tickets are going quick so fans can shop around for tickets on StubHub, VividSeats and TicketNetwork before they sell out. As of June 27, starting prices for those shows are the following:

Deshaun Watson's Ripple Effects Felt by Patriots

Curran: Deshaun Watson's ripple effects felt by the Patriots originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston. Fruit that’s fallen from Bill Belichick’s Tree hasn’t often had it so sweet. That goes for coaches and -- to a lesser extent -- personnel members. But going forward, let the record...

Monday marks 22nd anniversary of disappearance of Molly Bish

WARREN, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - It is an agony Heather Bish hopes no family has to endure. Monday marked 22 years since Heather’s sister, Molly, disappeared from her lifeguard post at Comins Pond and was never seen again. Her remains were found years later, however her murder remains unsolved. Heather...

Married couple found dead in RI; ‘This was not a random act of violence,’ police say

Responding to a report of two adults with gunshot wounds, police in a Rhode Island town earlier this week found a married couple dead in their home, authorities said. Police in Cumberland, Rhode Island identified the couple Thursday as 42-year-old Courtney Huard and 51-year-old Eric Huard. They were married and living together at their home on Birchwood Drive in the town, according to a statement from Cumberland Police Chief Matthew J. Benson.

"It's no one's business": Woman explains experience of medically-necessary abortion

WORCESTER – The Supreme Court's decision on abortion rights brought an Ashburnham mother back to a difficult experience in 2018. "I lost a baby that I very much wanted," Amanda Loiselle told WBZ-TV. Loiselle found herself at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester in need of an abortion. "At that point, I was at 19 weeks pregnant, but my baby had already passed away," she explained. "I needed a medically-necessary abortion or otherwise I would bleed out if I had just had the miscarriage." The procedure likely saved her life. That's why the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade was not only disheartening but...