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Springfield Police are assisting with traffic until the DPW arrives with stop signs. Eversource is at the transformer site working to fix the issue.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A daughter of the late Godfather of Soul James Brown has died.
According to a news release from the James Brown Family Foundation, Venisha Brown

It's a home away from home for upwards of 150 parents each year, permitting them to stay close to their children being treated at Baystate Medical Center and Shriners Children's Hospital.

Cleveland released its latest plan to deal with climate change, which includes clean energy and transportation goals.

NEW YORK — Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that have deeply shaken the church this year.The initiatives, announced Wednesday, include developing a code of conduct for bishops regarding sexual abuse and harassment, and establishing a confidential hotline — to be run by a third party —…

Boston Red Sox (103-49, first in AL East) vs. New York Yankees (93-58, second in AL East)New York; Thursday, 7:05 p.m. EasternPROBABLE PITCHERS: Red Sox: Eduardo Rodriguez (12-4, 3.54 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 133 strikeouts) Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (12-5, 3.47 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 152 strikeouts)

PHOENIX — Eight people, including four immigrants in the U.S. illegally, were killed in a head-on crash on an Arizona highway, authorities said Thursday.The crash occurred late Wednesday in a rural part of the state more than 120 miles (193 kilometers) north of the Mexico border.The Arizona Department of Public Safety declined to say whether an SUV involved in the collision was being used as part…

British luxury sports carmaker and part-time James Bond client Aston Martin wants investors to value it at up to 5.07 billion pounds ($6.7 billion) when it floats up to 25% of its shares on the stock market next month, but this is at a high, Ferrari level and will be hard to achieve.

Valentino Dixon relied on Golf Digest for the inspiration for drawings he made while serving a life sentence for murder he claimed he didn't commit. When he reached out to the magazine with his art, it set in motion a seven-year investigation that eventually set him free.

September 20, 2018
Today, Nick and the Fish Team attended the annual Parks Employee Picnic at Gateway Discovery Park
Earlier this month, Nick stepped back into the role of Commissioner-in-Charge of Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R)
PP&R has 627 full-time employees and more than 2,900 part-time employees. They manage 11,712 acres of parks and natural areas. And they provide comprehensive recreational opportunities including community and art…

If you truly want to build wealth that lasts, you have to be willing to let go of behaviors that stand in your way. Read about the top money behaviors that can stand in the way of your goals as you become a "real adult."

Right now grizzly bears where I live in southwest Montana are starting to prepare for winter. Whether they’ll survive that long, and what the future will look like for them if they do remains to be seen.

Former Google exec explains that China’s expansive data collection could give it a lead.

Millions of documents have been stolen from top UK universities and are being sold over WhatsApp for as little as £2.

Amazon has announced several -- and we do mean several -- new Alexa devices for you to consider. Here's what you need to know, including what they can do and when you can buy them.

Massachusetts school districts have until the end of the month to create and publicize their policies regarding what happens when a student does not have money to pay for lunch.

Microsoft and Amazon are working together to bring Skype calling to Alexa-powered devices, which brings into question, again, where Microsoft is going with Cortana.

HAVERHILL — Haverhill Public Schools will receive a federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant to create an after-school site at Bradford Elementary School.

Code for America COO Minnie Ingersoll on how her organization is strengthening the social safety net

The Boston Language Institute offers Icelandic language course to individuals and businesses.

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Cathedral High School is a philanthropy-based, urban, Catholic, coed, independent applied learning school serving grades 7-12 in Boston’s historic South End
Both the boys and girls CHS varsity soccer teams play @AWHSBishops @goAWathletics this afternoon. Go Panthers! cathedralhighschool.net/events/categor… 8 hours ago
Congratulations to Cathedral High School senior Dejah Jenkins on making her verbal commitment to attend Central Connecticut State University @CCSU and play for @CCSU_WBB…

Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770
Mila Kunis
Paul Rudd
Marta Feldmesser '82
TRADITION. SATIRE. FUN. PUNS The Hasty Pudding Theatricals is the third oldest theater organization in the world, preceded only by the Comédie-Française and the Oberammergau Passion Players. Born from the Hasty Pudding Club, the Hasty Pudding Theatricals performed its first musical, Bombastes Furioso, on the auspicious evening of Friday…

AbbVie used old-fashioned kickbacks and a stealthy network of nurses to boost prescriptions of its best-selling treatment, California officials alleged.

One year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, there a debate about whether the storm has created political winds that will prompt Connecticut's Puerto Ricans to shed their reputation as unlikely voters.