AP Top Massachusetts Headlines at 4:57 p.m. EST

Boston is banning plastic shopping bags in its stores
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston is banning single-use plastic bags in the city's stores....

Interfaith service to honor Boston homeless who died in 2017
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston is remembering its homeless ahead of the longest night of the year....

Democrats: Congress must fund children's insurance program
BOSTON (AP) -- Democratic members of Congress from Massachusetts and Rhode Island are calling on Congress to immediately extend funding for a popular federal children's health insurance initiative....

Deadline for offshore wind farm proposals approaching
BOSTON (AP) -- Offshore wind farm developers are preparing to submit proposals for large-scale operations off Massachusetts....

Massachusetts marijuana aficionados roll 100-foot-long joint
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts marijuana aficionados have rolled a 100-foot-long (30.48-meter) joint....

Q&A with Rep. Seth Moulton: Democrats have to get it right
BOSTON (AP) -- After serving four tours of duty in Iraq and ousting a sitting member of Congress, U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton has set out a new challenge - helping usher in a new, younger Democratic leadership to a party striving to regain political power....

UMass marks the winter solstice with special events
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- The public is invited to mark the shortest day of the year during special winter solstice events at the UMass-Amherst Sunwheel....

Christmas tail: Europe deal could slow yuletide lobster biz
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A trade deal between Canada and the European Union could amount to a lump of coal for the U.S. at Christmastime....

 

 

Advertisement