NASA’s Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space

U.S. 12/10/18, 12:17

NASA's Voyager 2 has become only the second human-made object to reach the space between stars.NASA said Monday that Voyager 2 exited the region of the sun's influence last month. The spacecraft is now beyond the outer boundary of the heliosphere, some 11 billion miles from Earth. It's trailing Voyager ...

NASA’s Parker spacecraft makes 1st close approach to sun

Science 11/06/18, 13:15

A NASA spacecraft has made its first close approach to the sun, just 2 1/2 months after liftoff.The Parker Solar Probe flew within 15 million miles (24 million kilometers) of the sun's surface Monday night. Its speed topped 213,000 mph (342,000 kph) relative to the sun, as it penetrated the ...

Westford Girls on Their Way

Soccer 11/04/18, 08:04

Emily Morin scored the winning goal with 4:30 left to play as Westford Academy edged Framingham, 2-1, in an MIAA Division 1 North Sectional first round girls soccer game.High schoolsIn a Division 3 Central boys game, Tyngsboro beat Millbury, 2-1, in a game that was decided by penalty kicks.GIRLS SOCCERDivision ...

Don’t Pass Up Chance to Catch Brady Vs. Rodgers

Football 11/01/18, 13:04

FOXBORO -- During the past decade if you were young, loved football and had dreams of being a quarterback, there's a pretty good chance you modeled your game after Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers.Whether it was Brady's quick-thinking, fast-hitting style from the pocket, or Rodgers strong-armed, playmaking ability on the ...

Henry Deserves Some Cheers

Football 10/30/18, 07:04

Would you like to grab a beer with the guy?Ah, probably not.But for a guy who's brought four World Series championships to Boston during his 16 years as the principal owner of the Red Sox, John Henry gets no love in these parts.And it's not fair.After all, what's the most ...

Jackson (3-36-1) Fired by Browns

Hockey 10/30/18, 07:04

Hue Jackson's failed, flawed tenure with the Cleveland Browns is finally over.The team fired its embattled coach on Monday, ending a run of futility nearly unmatched in NFL history. Jackson, who went 3-36-1 in two-plus seasons, was dismissed on Monday by general manager John Dorsey.Jackson's firing came on day after ...

These Champs Were Well Worth Rooting For

Baseball 10/30/18, 07:04

By Thomas BoswellWashington Post columnistLOS ANGELES -- Boston Red Sox owner John Henry stood on a makeshift stage on the first base line at Dodger Stadium and looked out at a huge ballpark that was at least one-third filled with fans of his team that hails from more than 2,600 ...

Zoll Medical Buys Land, Staying Put in Chelmsford

Business 10/30/18, 07:03

CHELMSFORD -- Zoll Medical Corp. has purchased its Mill Road campus for $35.3 million, signaling it will be staying in town for quite some time.The transaction closed the last week of September, according to Zoll CEO Jon Rennert."It represents our commitment to manufacturing here in the commonwealth, and our business ...

NASA spacecraft sets record for closest approach to sun

Science 10/29/18, 16:12

NASA's Parker Solar Probe is now closer to the sun than any spacecraft has ever gotten. Parker on Monday surpassed the record of 26.6 million miles (43 million kilometers) set by Helios-2 back in 1976. And it will keep getting closer to the sun until it flies through the corona, or ...

Hall Calls for One Team, 7 Individuals at Lowell Catholic

Basketball 10/29/18, 08:03

LOWELL -- Jack Fletcher, athletic director at Lowell Catholic, along with the 2018 Hall of Fame Nominating Committee, have announced the 2018 inductees to the Lowell Catholic 2018 Hall of Fame.Michael Emond: Saint Joseph Class of 1964; captain of the basketball team who was fifth in the city in scoring ...

From National Pastime to National Past-Your-Bedtime

Baseball 10/26/18, 10:11

ALLISON PARK, Pa. -- No.No, you can't stay up until past midnight to watch the World Series.No, you can't hide under your covers with the iPhone that I shouldn't have given you yet and listen to the game on the radio.No, this isn't a lazy summer evening when it's barely ...

What Time Does the World Series Start?

Baseball 10/23/18, 08:57

What: Game 1, World SeriesWho: American League champion Boston Red Sox vs. National League champion Los Angeles DodgersWhere: Fenway Park, BostonGame 1 starters: Chris Sale (12-4) for Boston; Clayton Kershaw (9-5) for Los Angeles.On TV: All coverage is on Boston 25. The local station airs Boston 25 Red Sox Pregame ...

All Eyes on Irving, C’s This Season

Basketball 10/15/18, 12:33

BOSTON -- With his words and actions, Kyrie Irving spent much of the NBA preseason expressing he is feeling comfortable and content now in his second season with the Boston Celtics.Celtics previewHe blatantly stated it at the team's media day last month, and doubled down a couple weeks later at ...

Something Not Right with Chris Sale

Baseball 10/14/18, 11:07

Chris Sale didn't know why he wasn't right, the Red Sox didn't think his velocity was an issue and since Alex Cora said he expected Sale to pitch again in what will be a "long series," Sale must not be hurt again.But anyone who watched Sale throw in Game 1 ...

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe swinging by Venus on way to sun

Science 10/02/18, 14:33

NASA's Parker Solar Probe is swinging by Venus on its unprecedented journey to the sun.Launched in August, the spacecraft gets a gravity assist Wednesday as it passes within 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) of Venus. The flyby is the first of seven that will draw Parker ever closer to the sun.By ...

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