Old South Church votes to sell historic psalm book

Old South Church voted on Sunday.


The church will sell one of its two copies of a 1640 Bay Psalm Book, a rare text that could fetch as much as $20 million.

Susan Shay (left) leased land she owns in Groton to Seona Ngufor for farming. Ngufor has just completed her first growing season.

Longing to farm in Mass.? A service finds land

The New Entry Sustainable Farming Project finds suitable land and introduces property owners to future tenants.

Will LaTulippe lauded Matt Toni at Whitehorse Tavern in Brighton.

Nothing frivolous in Boston’s bar trivia wars

In the battle to seize control of Boston’s bar trivia industry, a Denver upstart stole star jockey Will LaTulippe from a local company.

Nathan Stiles was a high school football player who died in 2010 after a head injury.

Evidence mounts to link brain damage, head injuries

The most extensive examination to date of deceased athletes’ brains shows that most had signs of brain damage after suffering repeated head injuries.

Dan Shaughnessy

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We expected the Patriots to dominate the Dolphins and capture the AFC East crown. But they did not dominate. They merely won.

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Marcus Hurd, the paralyzed survivor of the 2010 Mattapan quadruple murder, is testifying in the retrial of alleged shooter Dwayne Moore.

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The Red Sox have agreed to terms of a three-year, $39 million deal with the slugger, who plays catcher and first base.

Plaistow couple, accused of beating child, given high bail

A judge ordered Jessica Linscott held on $100,000 cash bail in the alleged beating of her three-year old son, while her boyfriend, Roland Dow, was given $500,000 bail.

5,000 students in Mass. will have longer school days

Mass. and four other states will begin implementing longer school days for some students next September.

Vetting urged on inspector general power bid

Government watchdog groups called for full public debate on Inspector General Glenn A. Cunha’s bid for the unencumbered right to question anyone under oath.