Bowdoin College holds its commencement
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine's oldest college is keeping with tradition of looking inward for a commencement speaker instead of enlisting a high-profile luminary.
BOSTON (AP) — "One if by land, two if by sea."
The famous signal from the American Revolution is being brought to life in Boston.
US, British war dead honored at site where Revolution began
BOSTON (AP) — The British are coming again — this time in friendship.
A memorial honoring fallen soldiers from the U.S. and Britain is being dedicated this month, and the venue couldn't be more ironic: Boston's historic Old North Church, where the American Revolution pitting rebellious colonists against English troops basically began.
BOSTON (AP) — State officials will be gathering to celebrate the renovation of the historic Longfellow Bridge.
It took about five years and $300 million, but the span over the Charles River connecting Boston and Cambridge fully reopened to traffic, bicyclists and pedestrians on Thursday morning.
On Friday, Republican Gov. Charlie Baker will join state transportation officials and several Democratic lawmakers for a ceremony officially marking the completion of the project.
Namesake at school of latest massacre was a Minnesota native, born in 1890
The namesake of the Florida high school that was the site of the nation’s most recent mass shooting was a Minneapolis native born on April 7, 1890.
Governor say Longfellow Bridge to fully reopen in May
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker says the historic Longfellow Bridge that spans the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge will fully reopen in May.
The Boston Globe reports that Baker drew loud applause from business leaders when he made the announcement Thursday before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
Maine’s oldest college holds commencement
BRUSNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine's oldest college is continuing its commencement tradition.
The speakers the 212th commencement of Bowdoin College on Saturday were a pair of graduating seniors, not high-profile luminaries as at many other institutions.
Starling Irving and Raisa Tolchinsky were tapped for the honor.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A museum director says a 1913 Rolls-Royce once owned by the daughter of the 19th century poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was vandalized ahead of an appearance in Maine, but all the pieces stolen from the car were recovered within hours.
To: Hon Jeffrey Immelt, CEO, The General Electric Company
Inn that inspired Longfellow: Guests, give us our stuff back
SUDBURY, Mass. (AP) — A historic Massachusetts inn that inspired poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and was once owned by automotive pioneer Henry Ford wants its stuff back — no questions asked.