Massachusetts twister spares Louisa May Alcott's family home

Aug 23, 2016

Massachusetts twister spares Louisa May Alcott's family home

A tornado that briefly touched down in the Massachusetts town of Concord uprooted trees and damaged dozens of houses but spared the family home of author Louisa May Alcott. The National Weather Service says the EF1 tornado had winds of about 100 mph. EF1 ...

Massachusetts mall stabbing spree leads to lockdown, evacuation

May 11, 2016

Massachusetts mall stabbing spree leads to lockdown, evacuation

Several people were stabbed at a shopping mall outside Boston on Tuesday evening, authorities said, in what police described as an “active scene.” The Taunton Police Department said on Twitter it was investigating “multiple stabbings” at the Silver City Galleria mall and on a ...

Monks offer sanctuary near Harvard Square

Sep 5, 2015

Monks offer sanctuary near Harvard Square

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Just blocks away from the bustling heart of this city, a community of monks offers a silent escape from it. The Society of Saint John the Evangelist, an order of Episcopal brothers, has kept a guesthouse at its monastery for decades to give outsiders ...