• State correction commissioner resigns - 07/25/2014 03:18 PM EDT
    Comedian Bill Cosby shares fatherly advice before upcoming show at San Manuel Casino

    05/15/2014 06:30 PM EDT
    Comedian, actor and author Bill Cosby portrayed fictional father Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable in probably his most famous role on "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992. 
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    The Accidental Musician: Chad VanGaalen brings his quirky sound to town
    05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - A funny thing happened to Chad VanGaalen on the way to becoming an accomplished illustrator and animator: He became a hell of a songwriter and musician, too. Full Story

    Ayer named defendant in environmental case

    AYER -- A lawsuit involving alleged environmental contamination of two Ayer ponds is now yet another item on Ayer's legal agenda, drawing on legal fees from the town's reserve funds as town attorneys draft a defense. Full Story
    Police warn against approaching bears

    HARVARD -- Police are warning the public against approaching bears after a high volume of bear sightings and a report that people paused to take pictures with a hungry one on Simon Atherton Row. Full Story
    NVMC gets $318K for behavioral health

    AYER -- Nashoba Valley Medical Center has received more than $300,000 in state funding to boost programs that its president says are addressing a growing need. Full Story
    Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    07/26/2014 03:10 AM EDT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. 
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    Tatiana Maslany addresses Emmy snub at Comic-Con
    07/26/2014 02:19 AM EDT - SAN DIEGO (AP) — If Tatiana Maslany is upset she wasn't nominated for an Emmy for portraying multiple clones on TV's "Orphan Black," she didn't show it at Comic-Con. Full Story

    New 'Game of Thrones' actors revealed at Comic-Con
    07/26/2014 01:31 AM EDT - SAN DIEGO (AP) — They traveled a long way from the continent of Westeros to get there, but cast members of HBO's "Game of Thrones" at Friday's Comic-Con panel remained tight-lipped on spoilers. Full Story

    'Walking Dead' plays season 5 trailer at Comic-Con
    07/25/2014 10:22 PM EDT - SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fans attending Friday's panel for "The Walking Dead" at Comic-Con got to see the first trailer for season five. Full Story

    'Hitman: Agent 47' trailer takes aim at Comic-Con
    07/26/2014 12:18 AM EDT - SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first trailer for "Hitman: Agent 47" was unloaded at Comic-Con. Footage from the video game adaption starring "Homeland" co-star Rupert Friend as a genetically engineered assassin debuted Friday at the pop-culture convention. Full Story

    Salma Hayek pulls trigger on 'Everly' at Comic-Con
    07/25/2014 08:48 PM EDT - SAN DIEGO (AP) — For Salma Hayek, her role in "Everly" was her toughest yet. "It might not seem like shooting those guns is physical, but it was," Hayek told the crowd at Comic-Con on Friday. Full Story

    Newport Folk Festival celebrates 55th anniversary
    07/25/2014 06:52 PM EDT - NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Folk Festival has kicked off three days of music to a sold-out crowd. Full Story

    Toddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

    MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons. Full Story