Word of the Dayslake \ sleyk \ verb; to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying; to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.: His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm; to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water.— Dictionary.comWebsite of the DayThe Thirst projecthttp://www.thirstproject.org
Dave Granlund cartoon on former President Bush.
The Newton High School baseball team suffered a setback Tuesday night after a pair of non-league losses to Andover at Klein-Scott Field.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing...
An historic home near Rosalia burned down Wednesday.
Looking ahead to the weekend forecast and beyond, there is a little more hope for some precipitation between this weekend and the middle of next week.
FRAMINGHAM – Most people heading to the Marathon route on Monday have a good idea of what they’ll be seeing this year – uniformed and undercover police along city streets, bomb-sniffing dogs, security checkpoints at the starting and finish...
HOPKINTON – Third-grader Will Masterson practiced his Swahili with Frankline Chepkwony at the Elmwood School on Thursday morning.Chepkwony is an elite Kenyan runner in this year’s Boston Marathon.
There is a need for more volunteers this summer as a result of expanding to two locations five days a week
Coming up in the east in late April evenings is the constellation Bootes, the Herdsman. Its principal stars form what looks more like a kite than someone who herds animals. Its brightest star, Arcturus, shines a lovely yellow-orange hue. Over to the...
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