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Massachusetts school districts have started fingerprinting teachers, administrators, bus drivers and other employees for national background checks.
Hotels in the Boston area already are almost booked to capacity more than two months before the first Boston Marathon since two explosions at the finish line last year, tourism officials say.
The losing firm in the battle for a $2.68 billion state contract to operate the Massachusetts commuter rail system said it plans to appeal the decision.
Reports of sexual assault on Boston-area college campuses have risen sharply over the past several years, according to a newspaper's review of federal statistics.
Three Brandeis University students have suffered serious injuries after being struck by a car while crossing a street on the Waltham campus.
A Roman Catholic school rescinded a job offer after finding out its prospective hire was married to another man, the applicant alleged in a complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination on Thursday.
MBTA officials and unions representing the transit agency's rank-and-file workers are disputing the seriousness and extent of problems that have prompted repairs to its new fleet of commuter rail cars.
Transit police say a 24-year-old Roxbury man has died after his vehicle rear-ended a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus that had stopped in Randolph.
Four Boston area firefighters that talk show host Ellen DeGeneres rewarded with Caribbean cruise tickets for rescuing a dog from an icy river have had to return them because of conflicts with state ethics laws.