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Detectives investigate two deaths in Saugus, which do not appear suspicious

Investigators believe two people found dead at a residence on Founder's Way died from drug overdoses, according to Saugus police.

Mother found dead, son with self-inflicted knife wounds in their Goffstown, N.H., home

Linda Tufts, 70, died after being stabbed multiple times, allegedly by her son, Thomas Humphrey, 47, Attorney General John M. Formella’s office said Wednesday.


Textron plans to cut more than 700 jobs

The layoffs will not impact its Providence, R.I.-based headquarters, the company said.

Man kills girlfriend, then himself, in Marlborough, officials say

Authorities identified the victim as Kethlen Paula Alves Trindade DaRocha, 28, of Marlborough and the shooter as Marlon Moreira Costa, 29, also of Marlborough, authorities said Wednesday night.

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Parenting alone, with strength and courage

The usual tribulations of parenting are magnified — greatly — when there is only one parent. All the more so when there’s bereavement, divorce, or separation to contend with.

SJC justice stepping down early to join UMass, giving Healey another chance to mold high court

David Lowy, the only Republican on the seven-seat bench, will replace former Middlesex County district attorney Gerry Leone as the UMass system’s top lawyer.

Frances Sternhagen, Tony Award winner who was familiar face on TV, dies at 93

A long-tenured character actor, Frances Sternhagen won a Tony for best featured actress in a play in 1974 for her role in Neil Simon’s “The Good Doctor” and a second one in 1995 for a revival of “The Heiress.”

NH health

N.H. executive council rejects family planning contracts 5th time in three years

The state had previously approved contracts with Planned Parenthood and others for reproductive health care services, but the four GOP councilors rejected the contracts, citing concerns about indirectly subsidizing abortion.