Cut recess? There ought to be a law against that!

09/22/2017 12:20 PM EDT
Don't mess with recess. That time set aside during the school day when when kids can be kids -- run, play, socialize and de-stress -- is being threatened in Massachusetts, according to Rep. 
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PALUZZI: A quiet town, shattered, in spotlight
09/14/2017 02:47 PM EDT - This doesn't happen here. A 22-year-old man shows up, naked, covered with blood and mud at a stranger's home. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Judge removes impound order; some records on Groton slayings will be released

AYER - Some court records related to a Groton quadruple-murder case will be made public, after an Ayer District Court judge on Wednesday rescinded her impoundment of those documents. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Cuddle with a cria for Alpaca Farm Days in Harvard

HARVARD -- Matthew and Amy Varrell started with just eight alpacas a year ago. After nature took its course and a few more acquisitions, their herd is now up to 16. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Shirley voters approve debt exclusion for ladder truck

SHIRLEY -- A new ladder truck will soon be on its way to town. Voters at a special town election with one question on the ballot approved a debt exclusion 286 to 141.  Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Mario Guerra for state Senate in 32nd District: Endorsement

05/15/2014 06:20 PM EDT
In the race for the southeast Los Angeles County and northern Orange County state Senate seat now known as the 32nd District, it might seem scandal-plagued incumbent Ron Calderon is a hard act to follow. 
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Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
05/15/2014 06:16 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
05/15/2014 06:11 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

Mike Argento: Vlad the Impaler, master of the ice
05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - NEWS ITEM: Russian President Vladimir Putin, playing in an amateur hockey tournament called the "All-Russia Festival of Amateur Teams of the Night Hockey League," scored six goals and had five assists in a game in which his team prevailed, 21-4, the state-owned Russian news agency ITAR-Tass reported. Full Story

OUR SAY: Good data = good policy on heroin deaths
05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - Many law enforcement officials in local jurisdictions across the state are reporting a surge in heroin overdoses and deaths. Full Story

A mystery virus, still
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Saudi Arabia crossed a grim threshold Wednesday, announcing that the number of cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, caused by a novel coronavirus, has exceeded 500 in the kingdom, with 157 deaths among them. Full Story

The commencement speech
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Commencement addresses have been caught up in protest culture, engulfing activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Full Story