Report: Lack of child care options costs $2.7B

BOSTON — The lack of child care options in Massachusetts is costing families, businesses and the…

Donovan son questions authenticity of prenup, other documents defense shows him

SALEM — John Donovan Sr.’s surviving son, James Donovan, was the first witness called by the…

Airport improvements funded in Massport plan

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Port Authority Board of Directors unanimously approved a three-year $1.3 billion spending…

UN food chief says Mariupol is starving

KYIV, Ukraine — The head of the U.N. World Food Program said people are being “starved…

Peabody motorcyclist killed in hghway crash

NEWBURY — A 53-year-old Peabody man died Wednesday night following a motorcycle crash on Interstate 95…

NYC subway shooting suspect called police himself

NEW YORK (AP) — The man accused of shooting 10 people on a Brooklyn subway train…

Moulton, others back nursing home workers in one-day strike

Almost 40 workers at a nursing home in Saugus launched a one-day strike Wednesday morning to…

Senate’s climate change plan faces push-back

BOSTON — The state Senate is poised on Thursday to approve a climate change bill that…

Housing secretary says Mass. must address ‘housing crisis’

SALEM — The state’s top housing official told North Shore leaders Wednesday morning that Massachusetts must…

Danvers hires first director of equity and inclusion

DANVERS — The town of Danvers has hired Jasmine Ramón to serve as the community’s first…

Danvers superintendent will retire

DANVERS — Embattled Danvers School Superintendent Lisa Dana will retire, the town’s School Committee announced Tuesday.…

Mechanic’s trial delayed after new accusers come forward

BEVERLY — The owner of a Beverly auto repair business charged last year with indecent assaults…