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Umpire Joe West to retire at end of 2021 MLB season, report says

Joe West, one of baseball's most well-known umpires, is reportedly retiring at the end of the 2021 season. According to The Boston Globe's Pete Abraham, West will call it a career after the campaign. In May, he set the MLB record for most games umpired with his 5,376th game. West...
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Boston Globe

Oversight of potential safety risks at MBTA stations under question after BU professor died in fall from staircase

Outside the MBTA’s Fenway Station, an aging three-story staircase rusts under a corrugated metal awning. In Alewife, it’s a deteriorating pedestrian bridge. At the Red Line’s Milton stop, stairs have sprouted cracks that expose rebar underneath, while years-old signs perpetually declare the steps closed. The stations have more than just...
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Bangor Daily News

Driver involved in Boston rail crash now facing charges

BOSTON — The operator of a light rail train that crashed into the rear of another train on the Boston area’s public transit system in July, sending more than two dozen people to the hospital, now faces criminal charges, according to court records. Owen Turner, 50, is charged with gross...
Pocono Record

Historic Shawnee General Store to reopen following COVID closure

The Shawnee General Store has withstood the tests of time, even a global pandemic. After temporarily closing due to COVID-19, the general store in Shawnee on Delaware is planning a grand reopening in October, with a few changes— like a fresh outdoor space and an area for wine tasting. “I’ve...
Taunton Gazette

High school students from Greater Taunton receive Peter Gay Lodge scholarships

TAUNTON — The Peter B. Gay Lodge #540 OSIA and the Columbia Cultural Trust have awarded 12 scholarships to 2021 graduates of local high schools. Bradley E. King, Somerset Berkley Regional High School. Taylor L. Hill, Taunton High School. Mary E. Costello, Bishop Connolly High School. Alexa C. Gay, Braintree...

Escalators broke down at Boston station, injuring multiple people

Initially reported, nine people were taken to the hospital on Sunday after the Boston transit station escalator retreated at high speed. The reported incident took place on Sunday at Back Bay Station in central Boston. Mike Saccone of first reported this story. He quoted the Witness’s words as follows:...

The Pandemic’s Hidden Toll Is Revealed in Excess Death Counts

The official U.S. death toll from COVID has surpassed 600,000, but the true number is likely much higher. In a preprint study, global health professor Andrew C. Stokes of Boston University and his colleagues found that in 2020 in U.S. counties with significant excess deaths (deaths beyond the expected number), only 82 percent of them on average were attributed to COVID.* Some of the biggest gaps were in rural counties, particularly in the South and West. These gaps may reflect COVID deaths that were misattributed to other causes or indirect deaths resulting from the pandemic’s social and economic impacts.

A new discovery suggests the existence of an alternate universe

A crucial number that governs the universe increases when it is inside a strange quantum material, has discovered an investigation of the University of Cambridge whose results are published in the journal Physical Review Letters. This result suggests the existence of an alternate universe within exotic materials in which a...

Robots are taking over for an aging industrial work force

You might think robots and other forms of workplace automation gain traction due to intrinsic advances in technology — that innovations naturally find their way into the economy. But a study co-authored by an MIT professor tells a different story: Robots are more widely adopted where populations become notably older, filling the gaps in an aging industrial work force.

Marisa Tomei Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Here, you can acquire adequate information regarding the biography of Marisa Tomei including her height, weight, age, career, net worth, relationship, and so on. Tomei was born on 4 December 1964, in New York City, U.S. She is an American actress. Her full name is Marisa Tomei. Similalrly, she is well-known for playing the role of May Parker in Captain Marvel, Spider-Man, etc.

Mountain Hawks in Sole Possession of First Place After 2-1 Win Over Holy Cross

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh women's soccer team controlled play, outshooting Holy Cross 18-6 and outscoring the Crusaders 2-1 to remain undefeated in Patriot League play on Sunday at the Ulrich Sports Complex. Freshman Corinne Lyght opened the scoring in the 35th minute, Holy Cross pulled even in the 39th minute, but sophomore Ava Schaller scored the game-winning goal in the 80th minute as Lehigh improves to 4-4-1 overall, 2-0-1 in league play.

Circular economy start-up appoints new chief executive

Carbogenics has appointed a new chief executive with a track record in sustainability and innovation. Ed Craig, founder and former executive director of the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, joins the circular economy start-up having been executive dean at the Centre for Business, Innovation and Enterprise at Staffordshire University. He...

Brett Favre joins call to ban tackle football for anyone under 14

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) -Brett Favre is considered one of the toughest people every to play in the National Football League. That toughness earned him a place in the NFL Hall of Fame. But, that toughness likely came at a cost. Favre believes he suffered some memory loss due to concussions...

Men’s Soccer Nabs First NEC Win at St. Francis

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack men's soccer team, anchored by the defense and strong performance by goalkeeper Alvaro Rodriguez, worked a 1-0 win on the road against St. Francis to open up conference play on Sunday. The Basics. Score: Merrimack Warriors 1. , Saint Francis Red Flash 0. Records:...
Boston Herald

Bruins Notebook: Charlie McAvoy set to cash in

Charlie McAvoy is on course to become the highest paid Bruin ever. That’s a simple fact of life after arguably lesser blueliners like Zach Werenski ($9.583 million AAV), Seth Jones ($9.5 million) and Darnell Nurse ($9.25 million) signed lucrative long-term deals. Even coach Bruce Cassidy joked on Friday that he...
Daily Free Press

Women’s Hockey Takes Win over Holy Cross in Exhibition Game

The Boston University women’s hockey team was back in action this afternoon at Walter Brown Arena for an exhibition game against the Holy Cross Crusaders. The group collected a 2-0 win and displayed a new physicality and offensive drive that seems promising as the regular season approaches. Senior goaltender Nicole...