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Girls’ basketball game draws national attention after injuries allegedly involving transgender player

While some are calling for more guidance from the state on how to handle transgender participation in sports, civil rights advocates warn that the incident is being blown out of proportion.

Governor Maura Healey says new overflow shelter for migrants in Fort Point is opening ‘as soon as possible’

Healey’s comments Monday are the first confirmation that the United Way will move forward with using the building as a so-called safety net shelter.

Man affiliated with MS-13 gang, wanted for murder in El Salvador, is arrested after traffic stop in Canton

Wilmer A. Garcia-Manzanares was allegedly driving a black Honda Odyssey with no light on its rear license plate when he was pulled over near the ramp from Interstate 93 south to I-95 south on Feb. 18, officials said.

‘There’s just not enough resources’: In wake of violence, Brockton High students say school needs more teachers

Multiple students detailed there being too few adults to supervise them and not enough resources for all students, including mental health services.

Why is so much of the US unseasonably hot?

Three things explained the weird weather in much of the United States.


Ash Street Jail may be in its final days

Sheriff Paul Heroux wants to close the Ash Street Jail in 18 months and move inmates to the Bristol County House of Correction after some renovations there.


Can Rhode Island afford to bring back cost-of-living raises for retiree pensions? A new report examines options.

Neither the pension group nor state Treasurer James Diossa made a specific recommendation to lawmakers, who will now consider what to do.

‘Our hearts are broken’: 12-year-old girl killed in Middleborough fire identified

Around 2 a.m. Saturday, firefighters and police responded to a report that residents were trapped inside a burning two-story home at 27 Pearl St. in Middleborough, officials said.