JEERS to a party that just won’t stop.
(AP Photo) Henry "Hank" Aaron of the Atlanta Braves reacts Saturday, July 21, 1973, in Atlanta after hitting 700th career home run against the Philadelphia Phillies. He would hit 755 before his retirement three years later -- a record that stood for 31 years.
(AP Photo/David Goldman) Hank Aaron is presented with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, by the Consul General of Japan in January 2016, in Atlanta. Japan honored the former home run king for bringing young people and countries together through baseball.
There’s a story about Henry Aaron breaking into major league baseball that surely resonates with any Red Sox fan. The Milwaukee Braves were playing in spring training against the Boston Red Sox in Sarasota, Florida, on March 14, 1954, the story goes, when a 20-year-old kid called up to repla…
As the national death toll from COVID-19 soared over 400,000 this week – with 4,367 on Inauguration Day alone – the number of new cases keeps rising and medical personnel and government officials worry about a new variant first detected in the United Kingdom that has already hit our shores.
Wednesday's swearing in of Joe Biden capped a 2020 presidential campaign unlike any other in recent memory, set as it was against a backdrop of a deepening pandemic, cratering economy and calls for racial justice.
It began with an old poet saluting a young president. Sixty years later, it was a young poet saluting an old president.
Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts of President Joe Biden’s inaugural address, delivered at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
Thousands of police and soldiers – people professionally trained in the use of violence and familiar with military protocols – are part of an extremist effort to undermine the U.S. government and subvert the democratic process.
This year’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day comes less than two weeks after a violent white mob, inspired by entrenched racism and dressed up in Christian symbolism, attacked American democracy, leaving five people dead.
Twitter Inc. has done something that was once thought unimaginable. It shut down one of its biggest attractions — Donald Trump’s account — and in doing so also canceled a sitting U.S. president.
This Week's Circulars
Haverhill - Virginia M. (Klotzle) Prescott, 100, passed away on January 1, 2021 at Maplewood Center in Amesbury. Born in Haverhill on August 21, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Samuel H. and Gladys M. (Stone) Klotzle. After graduating from Haverhill High School she continued her educa…