J.C. Penney Co Inc on Thursday projected a bigger comparable sales fall than market expectations for 2020, even after reporting better-than-expected results for the holiday quarter on strength of its women's apparel business.
GILFORD — A U.S. Department of Labor inspector has questioned Gunstock Mountain Resort’s practice of allowing teen ski instructors to assist students onto ski lifts, maintaining that by lowering the safety bar, the instructors are effectively “operating” the lift.
In response to complaints about the culture of some student organizations, Dartmouth College this week reported that five Greek houses and two sports teams violated school alcohol and hazing policies, following an investigation that went back several years.
CONCORD — A bill that narrowly cleared a key House committee Wednesday would require adult drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts, a change that proponents said would significantly reduce fatalities in the last state without such a law.
The Croydon Board of Selectmen was prepared to pay up to $5,000 for an evaluation of the police department, according to the contract with consulting firm Municipal Resources Inc. obtained through a Right-to-Know request.
BOSTON — Columbia Gas has agreed to pay $53 million and plead guilty to breaking federal pipeline safety laws to resolve an investigation into catastrophic gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities in 2018.
IN 1965, President Lyndon Johnson gave a speech before Congress, “Conservation and Preservation of Natural Beauty,” announcing plans to build thousands of hiking trails across the country. Johnson noted, “Doctors recommend and encourage such activity for fitness and fun.”
U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan, D-NH, and Josh Hawley, R-MO, introduced a bipartisan bill to support innovative startups across the country by establishing a competitive grant program for incubator networks.
A Massachusetts House transportation financing plan -- being called a potential "generational change" for motorists -- may include a gas tax hike, a bump in ride-hailing fees and altering tolls to encourage off-peak commuting all to help with Greater Boston's nightmare traffic jams.
Harold Storelee, 88, is a man who likes to keep his house and yard tidy. When he was cutting his grass one morning last week, he fell. He was unable to get up for about four hours and was out of view of passersby.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper received bipartisan criticism in the House Armed Services Committee for the Pentagon's acquiescence to President Donald Trump's continuing demands to shift military funding to pay for his border wall.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign said on Wednesday it was filing a libel suit accusing the New York Times of intentionally publishing a false opinion article that suggested Russia and the campaign had an overarching deal in the 2016 U.S. election.