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Girl dies, 3 other teenagers seriously injured, in crash on I-190 in Leominster

A 16-year-old girl died and three other teenagers were injured in a crash on Interstate 190 in Leominster Thursday night.

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Rhode Island political news: September 2022

Regular updates about Rhode Island politics and political leaders.


A few hot takes on the WPRI 12 / RWU poll

McKee and Fung are ahead, but their numbers aren't great; abortion rights and inflation are key issues; and the soccer stadium isn't popular.

A Beautiful Resistance | Jeneé Osterheldt

The Hispanic History I Carry With Me: Kendra Lara

A Beautiful Resistance celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and Latino joy, as told to Jeneé Osterheldt.

Woman stabbed near MBTA’s Jackson Square station in Jamaica Plain, Boston police say

She was rushed to an undisclosed Boston hospital for treatment of what police said were serious injuries.


What was it like in the ‘pedo database’ teacher’s class? ‘Very, very tense,’ a former student says.

“As an adult, you can recognize that these behaviors are very inappropriate,” the 21-year-old woman, who attended Davisville Middle School, told the Globe. “And as a child, you’re just stuck there in the moment and you don’t know what to think.”

Today in History

Today is Friday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2022. There are 85 days left in the year.

Police investigating after two cars burned in fires in South Boston

Two cars were heavily damaged Thursday in fires reported at 1:45 a.m. at the corner of F and West First streets and at 2:40 a.m. at 845 East Second St., police said.

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Wellesley to hold electric vehicle showcase and test drive Oct. 16

Wellesley’s Municipal Light Plant and Sustainable Wellesley are inviting residents to learn more about electric vehicles — and test drive a few of them — during a showcase at MassBay Community College Oct. 16.


Brookline recognized in Fortune’s ‘25 Best Places to Live for Families’

Brookline was recognized by Fortune's “25 Best Places to Live for Families” list, grouping the town with communities the magazine said provide the right mix of services to meet the needs of multigenerational families.


Emergency call box gives beachgoers direct access to 911

The call box, across the street from Black Rock Beach, is bright yellow and has a large sign and light to make it easy to see.


Doody steps down from fire department to take town administrator job

He started as town administrator on Oct. 3, taking over from Charles Aspinwall who retired after six years in the job.

Newton taking more time before adding new Bluebikes stations

A plan to install new Bluebikes rideshare stations across Newton by the end of September will likely be delayed until the spring.

Family ACCESS holds Literacy Day for Newton residents

Literacy Day came in the aftermath of remote learning during the pandemic shutdowns, a time that was difficult for many young children who were just beginning or continuing their early education.

The asphalt exodus: Bicyclists and runners turn to gravel trails as a safer way to ride and run

Enthusiasts say off-road terrain provides a refuge from aggressive drivers and more routes to explore.

The Argument

The Argument: Should Massachusetts impose an additional tax on income above $1 million?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.