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Devers' Three-Run Home Run Lifts Red Sox Over Reds 5-4

An early deficit doesn't faze @Rafael_Devers. pic.twitter.com/lG049oTpO2 Rafael Devers Rafael Devers belted a three-run home run in the fourth inning and the Boston Red Sox edged the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Friday night. The Red Sox improve to 89-64 on the season. With the Yankees loss to Toronto, Bo

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-23 17:27:00

'I freed them,' Krause said to tell police after Groton killings

GROTON -- Police Officer Gordon Candow was dispatched to 42 Common St., on Sept. 8, at 5:55 p.m., and found 22-year-old Orion Krause sitting naked on a patio chair covered in mud and small cuts. Candow asked Krause if he was OK and what was going on, according to police reports released Friday. "I

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-23 11:01:02

Beautiful Places -- White Mountains Region: Closed sales have risen across three counties

When you think of the White Mountains, a few words might come to mind: remote, nature and tourism. But if you stop there, you've only scratched the surface of the mountain of opportunities and life the region has to offer. Andy Smith, broker/owner of Peabody & Smith Realty, which has offices all ove

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 10:26:00

In final push, Merkel seeks to reach undecided German voters

German chancellor Angela Merkel, front left, is accompanied by Stralsund mayor Alexander Badrow, third right, as she takes a stroll through the old town of Stralsund, at the Baltic Sea, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 one day ahead of Germany's general elections on Sunday. (Jens Buettner/dpa via

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 13:48:13

Stow police log: Sept. 11-17

The following are excerpts from the Stow police log from Monday, Sept. 11, to Sunday, Sept. 17. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Monday, Sept. 11 3:09 a.m.: Dogs were reported outside barking on Davis Road. Po

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-23 12:00:00

Letter to the Editor: Affordable senior housing

The Town Meeting in October will contain three articles that will allow affordable housing and senior housing in Littleton, as well as establishing a fund to accumulate future affordable housing needs through a trust. I am very concerned that these articles be passed. I have lived in Littleton for t

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 22:50:40

Man Accused Of Killing Family With Baseball Bat: 'I Freed Them'

GROTON, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a man accused of killing three family members and a caretaker in Massachusetts told officers he "freed them." Records released Friday by the police say Orion Krause told officers he killed his mother, grandparents and a caretaker with a baseball bat. Orion Krause

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 20:56:00

Matthew T. Mangino: 'Piling on' offenders, the penalty that never ends

Much has been made of Harvard University's decision not to admit Michelle Jones into its doctoral program over the recommendation of the university's history department. Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; m

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 16:55:28

Orthopedic surgeon joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

DOVER - Dr. Joseph F. Konopka, an orthopedic specialist in hip and knee replacements who has been recognized for his excellence in clinical research, has joined the staff at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. He is available to see patients at both the Wentworth-Douglass Center for Orthopedics and Joint R

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 14:27:34

Ben Stiller's whining cements 'Status' as bore

"Brad's Status" is a film that may look good to you if you're flying high on your third Red Bull with no sleep at a film festival. Otherwise, it's not much more than some bourgeois drivel about a middle-class, 47-year-old white guy (Ben Stiller) from Sacramento, whining in a constant, droning, self-

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Michael McCann: How does Aaron Hernandez's CTE diagnosis affect a lawsuit against the NFL?

Was Aaron Hernandez a murderer and a victim of suicide because he suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)? Are the New England Patriots and NFL liable for Hernandez's CTE? These and related questions now take on legal significance. On Thursday, attorney Jose Baez, who along with Harvar

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Working so kids can play

LUNENBURG -- Christopher Letarte brought his children to Wallis Park last Christmas to swing on the metal-and-wood jungle gyms the lifelong Lunenburg resident frequented on as a child. What he didn't know, and didn't expect, was safety concerns had forced the Department of Public works to remove th

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-23 10:36:41

Man, 22, held in fatal bludgeoning of family, admitted to heroin use

The 22-year-old man accused of bludgeoning his mother, his grandparents and the elderly couple's caretaker to death with a baseball bat earlier this month in their Groton home took heroin and said he "freed them," according to newly unsealed court documents. After showing up naked and covered in mud

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-23 04:43:13

PETA takes aim at Blood Farm

GROTON -- When an animal is slaughtered, the first shot counts. The first shot failed -- twice -- in August at Blood Farm, causing the USDA to suspend operations both times at the slaughterhouse, run by the Blood family since the earliest days of Groton. "Firearms shall be employed in the delivery

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-21 16:35:08

Push for handicapped access at places of worship

Sentinel & Enterprise staff LEOMINSTER -- With several houses of worship in the area difficult to enter for the handicapped, Cecile Duquette, who is confined to a wheelchair, is starting an initiative to provide funding for those religious groups who could use financial help to provide access. "We

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 17:31:21

Thousands Sign Petition Opposing Harvard for Rescinding Chelsea Manning's Invitation

An online petition with more than 15,000 signatures slammed a Harvard University dean for his decision to rescind an invitation to Chelsea Manning. The former military analyst, who was imprisoned for leaking classified information, was supposed to speak at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government as a

NECN - 2017-09-23 00:57:22

Community rallying to support injured Harvard player Ben Abercrombie

Within hours of the life-altering neck injury suffered last Saturday by Harvard freshman football player Ben Abercrombie in the Crimson's season opener, the community in his hometown of Hoover, Ala., had sprung into action. "One of the big mottos of Hoover High School football, and it's on Ben's cha

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Lunenburg eyes preserved pavement with stringent rules

LUNENBURG -- The town is spending millions to repair its aging roadways, and officials have taken steps to make sure the new pavement stays pristine. Residents and developers are prohibited from cutting into new pavement for five years after its laid, said Department of Public Works Jack Rodriquenz

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 10:36:18

Cadet program marks 30 years

BOLTON - For 30 years, medical calls in Bolton frequently had a unique component: high school EMT cadets responding to emergencies. "There are people who are surprised," Ambulance Director Margy Diaz said of the young responders. "A lot of the patients are interested in talking to them and it's some

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-22 11:00:00

Freetown hires new town administrator

FREETOWN - An Uxbridge man has been named the town's new town administrator. David DeManche was officially appointed to the position on Monday. He will fill the position following the retirement of John "Jack" Healey in June. DeManche is currently completing his appointment at the director of the Pl

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-22 17:59:06