New England

Boston Area’s Liberty Homes Adds Award-Winning Interior Designer to Team

  BOSTON/ OCTOBER 11, 2018 (STL.News) Ian Moore, the owner of Liberty Homes, is a third-generation homebuilder. He and his sizable team of designers, project managers, remodelers, makers and artisans specialize in custom home design construction and historic remodels throughout New England. Now offering the design services of an award-winning interior designer, clients get a … Continue reading Boston Area’s Liberty Homes Adds Award-Winning Interior Designer to Team

Huge squirrel population chomps crops, driving farmers nuts

There’s a bumper crop of squirrels in New England, and the frenetic critters are frustrating farmers by chomping their way through apple orchards, pumpkin patches and corn fields. The varmints are fattening themselves for winter while destroying the crops with bite marks. Robert Randall, who has a 60-acre orchard in Standish, Maine, said he’s never … Continue reading Huge squirrel population chomps crops, driving farmers nuts

PHILADELPHIA | ‘Deflategate’ sequel? Nope, NFL says just a defective ball

PHILADELPHIA — No investigation or federal case needed this time. The NFL says a bad football used in a preseason game Thursday night was simply defective. The league said in a statement Friday that a ball was removed from play during the third quarter of the Steelers-Eagles game in Philadelphia and will be sent back … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | ‘Deflategate’ sequel? Nope, NFL says just a defective ball

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Brady, Smith sit as Patriots beat Redskins 26-17

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.  — New England might have found a running back in undrafted free agent Ralph Webb. Washington may have lost one with a knee injury to second-round pick Derrius Guice. Webb ran for two touchdowns and also scored on a pair of 2-point conversions on Thursday night as the defending AFC champions rallied from … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | Brady, Smith sit as Patriots beat Redskins 26-17

Several games see players demonstrate during national anthem

Player demonstrations took place during the national anthem at several early NFL preseason games Thursday night. In Philadelphia, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and cornerback De’Vante Bausby raised their fists during the anthem, and defensive end Chris Long placed his arm around Jenkins’ shoulder. Jenkins had stopped his demonstration last December. Defensive end Michael Bennett walked … Continue reading Several games see players demonstrate during national anthem

Mayfield debuts, Luck returns as NFL preseason gets in gear

Welcome to the NFL, Baker Mayfield. And welcome back to the league, Andrew Luck. While the opening preseason game for most teams carries little intrigue as players from the back end of the roster try to strut their stuff, several story lines will be worth following Thursday night. Start in the New Jersey Meadowlands and … Continue reading Mayfield debuts, Luck returns as NFL preseason gets in gear

CHESTERFIELD, Mass. | Van used by rock icons Aerosmith in ’70s found in the woods

CHESTERFIELD, Mass. — Long before Aerosmith filled stadiums with tens of thousands of fans, the band traveled New England in a tiny van playing to smaller crowds. That dilapidated van has been found in the woods of a small Massachusetts town. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, hosts of the History Channel show “American Pickers,” located … Continue reading CHESTERFIELD, Mass. | Van used by rock icons Aerosmith in ’70s found in the woods

FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots fan turns Tom Brady’s autograph into a tattoo

FOXBOROUGH, Mass— A young Connecticut woman didn’t want to ever lose the autograph she got from Tom Brady. The New England Patriots star signed 19-year-old Megan Uhrynowski’s arm after a practice at Gillette Stadium on Monday night that she had attended with a friend. Uhrynowski, a college student, told WHDH-TV her friend had suggested she … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots fan turns Tom Brady’s autograph into a tattoo