Social distancing gives a boost to motels as getaway lodging

SOCIAL DISTANCING GIVES A BOOST TO MOTELS AS GETAWAY LODGING

After many years of being looked down on, motels are getting new respect in the era of social distancing. Guests at open-corridor inns...

WEDDINGS GO ON AMID PANDEMIC - WITH SOME CHANGES

DALLAS - Christine Quinn Twito's dream wedding didn't include cutting her guest list from around 400 to 130 and seating them 10 feet...

 
 
 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Thin blue line flags Kudos to Ed Ryberg, a Hingham resident, on his recent letter to the editor. Mr Ryberg's comments are exactly right....

No knowledge? No experience? No problem for ‘Ted Lasso'

NO KNOWLEDGE? NO EXPERIENCE? NO PROBLEM FOR ‘TED LASSO'

If there was ever a man who can turn positive thinking into results, it's “Ted Lasso.” As played by Jason Sudeikis (“Saturday Night...

 
 
 

GABRIELLA A CREATIVE, TALENTED TEEN

Gabriella, also known as Gabby, is a smart and creative 14-year-old of Caucasian descent. She is very talented and enjoys painting,...

THE GOING GETS TOUGH WITH BEAR GRYLLS & ‘ECO CHALLENGE FIJI'

Make no mistake: Bear Grylls is the real deal. This ex-Special Air Services serviceman turned survival instructor is an apt host for...

 
 
 

SEEKING CHILD SUPPORT MAY NOT BE WORTH IT

At the time of my divorce, I lived in Middlesex county and so did my husband. Two years after the divorce I was in a terrible accident...

SUSPEND OPT PROGRAM SO AMERICAN COLLEGE GRADS CAN FIND JOBS

On June 22, President Trump signed an executive order suspending most guest worker visas until the end of the year. This unprecedented...

 
 
 

RED SOX OPTION NO. 3 STARTER RYAN WEBER, CREATING MORE ROTATION QUESTIONS

Ryan Weber entered the season as the Red Sox' No. 3 starter, and it took just three starts for them to change their mind. The right-hander's...

REST NOT AN ISSUE AS CELTICS HEAD INTO THEIR LAST THREE GAMES

From the angst following last Tuesday's loss to Miami to the self-affirmation they carried out of Friday night's win over Toronto,...

 
 
 

REYNA ROBERTS KICKS UP HEELS, BLAZES TRAILS IN COUNTRY MUSIC

Reyna Roberts writes pop and rock and hip-hop songs. But Roberts also writes country tunes. And this last genre has generated a lot...

Creativity rises amid pandemic, and the Huntington dares to ‘Dream'

CREATIVITY RISES AMID PANDEMIC, AND THE HUNTINGTON DARES TO ‘DREAM'

A pair of strangers talk books and prognostication in a library. Before the pandemic, the scene might not evoke magic or yearning....

 
 
 
How to raise kids who love the great outdoors

HOW TO RAISE KIDS WHO LOVE THE GREAT OUTDOORS

In an era when fresh air is favored, it may be an ideal time to nurture your family's interest in the natural world. Here are five...

DONCIC SCORES 36, MAVS OUTLAST BUCKS 136-132 IN OVERTIME

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Luka Doncic scored 36 points in his NBA-leading 17th triple-double and the Dallas Mavericks scored the last...

 
 
 

BLIGHTY'S BIG CHANCE TO END A CENTURY-OLD DROUGHT AT PGA

By DOUG FERGUSON SAN FRANCISCO - Padraig Harrington won the PGA Championship in 2008 to become the first European-born winner since...

Rafael Devers, J.D. Martinez continue slumps in Red Sox' 2-1 loss to Blue Jays

RAFAEL DEVERS, J.D. MARTINEZ CONTINUE SLUMPS IN RED SOX' 2-1 LOSS TO BLUE JAYS

BOSTON MA. - AUGUST 8: Boston Red Sox pitcher Zack Godley is welcomed to the field as the Red Sox play the Blue Jays at Fenway Park...

 
 
 

DUSTIN JOHNSON EMERGES FROM PACK TO LEAD PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

SAN FRANCISCO - Dustin Johnson lost his yardage book and still found his way through an enormous crowd of contenders Saturday, making...

SEE THE ENTIRE MASSPORT PAYROLL FOR 2019

Below is the gross pay for Massport employees for all of 2019. Go to the main “Your Tax Dollars at Work” page for more payroll and...

 
 
 

MASSPORT BRASS MAKING BIG-TIME SALARIES

Massport's top brass continue to haul in big-time salaries as the agency has to slash budgets and rely heavily on federal aid. Top...

MASSPORT SLASHING SPENDING AS IT LOOKS TO MAKE UP $300M REVENUE LOSS UNDER CORONAVIRUS

Three hundred million dollars short. That's how far the Massachusetts Port Authority says it would be in the red in this new fiscal...

 
 
 



Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Police said Saturday that they arrested 24 people overnight. Read more ...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

"If you don't know where your onions are from, don't eat, serve, or sell them or any food prepared with them," the CDC said Friday. Read more ...

Dustin Johnson atop packed leaderboard at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson atop packed leaderboard at PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - The PGA of America probably couldn't have placed the pieces on the leaderboard in more favorable positions had it mapped it out in advance of Sunday's PGA... Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

Derrick Lewis eyes No. 1 contender fight after UFC on ESPN+ 32 win, wants to...

Derrick Lewis eyes No. 1 contender fight after UFC on ESPN+ 32 win, wants to cut 15-20 pounds

LAS VEGAS - Derrick Lewis was pleased with his UFC on ESPN+ 32 performance - but he knows there's still work to do. Fan favorite Lewis defeated Aleskei Oleinik via second-round... Read more ...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course)," the NPS added. Read more ...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

He's already served nine years in prison. Read more ...

PGA Championship 2020 tee times, pairings for Sunday's Round 4

PGA Championship 2020 tee times, pairings for Sunday's Round 4

Sporting News lists the tee times and pairings for Round 4 of the 2020 PGA Championship. Read more ...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Florida

The FBI is now involved in the case of a missing Georgia woman whose toddler was found barefoot, wandering alone in a Florida city two weeks ago. Read more ...

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons is headed back to the operating room. The 76ers star will undergo surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee, according to multiple reports Saturday. He will... Read more ...