Numbers bring surge in home equity loans

Borrowers are once again using their homes as a quick source of cash.

Keolis Commuter Services will take over the state?s commuter rail system on July 1.

Keolis readies for rail service switch

Company officials say their primary goal will be a smooth transition.

David Ortiz hit his 450th career home run, his 19th this season.

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Red Sox defeat Yankees in series finale

The Red Sox banged out 12 hits to support John Lackey, who picked up his ninth victory of the season.

Former Kingston police chief killed in Vt. motorcycle crash

The former chief of the Hudson Police Department was also injured.

// MGH to screen all patients for substance abuse

The mandatory screening program is part of a broad plan to improve addiction treatment.

Senator Elizabeth Warren backed Senate hopeful Alison Grimes, a Kentucky Democrat.

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Warren takes populist message to GOP-dominant South

Elizabeth Warren has backed Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell?s Democratic opponent.

New Orleans authorities worked at the scene of a shooting on Bourbon Street that left nine people wounded, two critically.

9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

The victims were caught in the middle as two men exchanged gunfire this morning, police said.

Companies are exploring novel ways to help people shed unwanted pounds.

New allies in war on weight

Companies are exploring novel ways to help people shed unwanted pounds, such as a pill that turns into a gelatinous glob.

Parents of incoming freshmen at Boston College attended an orientation this month.

College orientations for parents help ease separation pains

Special orientations for parents, once a rarity, have in recent years become common on campuses.

Brookline Housing Authority resident leaders (from left) Catherine Harris, Angela Sherrod, Sharon Drayton, Vera Sharma, Agnes Rogers, Rita McNally, and Jaymmy Colon take part in Tuesday's ceremony.

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In Brookline, a public housing breakthrough

It has been 35 years since public housing was constructed in the city.


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