Massachusetts

Diners’ discarded shells help establish new oyster colonies

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PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. — Call it the seafood circle of life: Shells discarded by diners are being collected, cleaned and dumped into waterways around...

Prosecutors seek prison for Americans in Ghosn escape trial

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TOKYO — The trial in Tokyo of two Americans charged with helping Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, flee Japan wrapped up Friday with prosecutors...

USC professor to plead to tax charge in admissions case

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BOSTON — An associate professor of dentistry at the University of Southern California who authorities say agreed to pay $100,000 to help his daughter...

In quiet coastal town, ‘unassuming’ man turned racist killer

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WINTHROP, Mass. — Residents of a secluded, Boston-area coastal community are trying to come to terms with the shooting death of two Black residents...

Does new Alzheimer’s drug work? Answers may miss 2030 target

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WASHINGTON — When a controversial Alzheimer’s drug won U.S. approval, surprise over the decision quickly turned to shock at how long it might take...

‘She wasn’t a nobody’: Infant exhumed 30 years after death

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For decades, the two little grave markers sat side by side in a Mississippi Coast cemetery, identified only as Baby Jane and Baby Jane...

Man pleads not guilty to destroying $12K worth of lobsters

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BARNSTABLE, Mass — A man is facing charges connected to destroying thousands of dollars worth of live lobsters at a Massachusetts seafood market. ...

Maine course: Error sends dumpling machine to wrong Portland

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PORTLAND, Maine — Trying to fill this dumpling order left one business in a pinch: A common but disruptive shipping error sent a custom...

Maine’s minor league hockey team to affiliate with Bruins

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PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine-based minor league hockey team is close to announcing a new affiliation with the Boston Bruins. ...

‘Vax Bus’ rolls out across Massachusetts to provide vaccines

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Massachusetts is rolling out vaccination clinics on wheels aimed at protecting more people against against the coronavirus. ...