If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gets life in prison, he’ll likely go to ADX, sometimes called the Alcatraz of the Rockies. The Boston Globe’s David Abel reports the Florence, Colorado, prison is designed for the harshest possible form of solitary confinement.
Updated at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Meeting in Fitchburg, a majority of the board voted to support a state takeover of Holyoke’s school district. The official vote was eight in support, three opposed.
TWEETS FROM TUESDAY’S BOARD MEETING: WBUR’s Peter Balonon-Rosen
INTERVIEW: Holyoke Superintendent Changes His Tune On Possible State Takeover
REACTION: Holyoke Teachers’ Union President Responds To Superintendent’s Shift On Receivership
INTERVIEW: With Possible State Takeover Looming For Holyoke Schools, A Look At Lawrence
As lawmakers begin vetting Governor Charlie Baker’s MBTA overhaul proposal, the House today dig’s into nearly 1,100 amendments proposed to the $38 billion House Ways and Means Committee fiscal 2016 budget.
Massachusetts state police are investigating concerns that some breathalyzer tests may be inaccurate, causing some upheaval in prosecutors’ offices.
Researchers from China and the University of Maryland say the newly discovered microbe could be in New England as well — with symptoms similar to Lyme Disease.
As the maple sugaring season has wrapped up in New England, researchers in Canada have found a surprising, non-breakfast use for maple syrup. Professor Nathalie […]
Next week, a state board will be in Holyoke to assess whether Massachusetts should take control of the city’s public schools. The only other school district in the state currently in receivership is Lawrence.
On two recent occasions, stray bullets have hit buildings on the campus of American International College in Springfield. But the school’s president says the campus is safe regardless.
The city’s superintendent says he now supports a state takeover of the school district, which disappoints teachers’ union president Gus Morales
Ahead of a possible state takeover of the Holyoke public schools, the city’s superintendent says he’s personally not opposed to state control.
It’s kind of like pick-your-own apples or berries, though farm owner Hope Crolius admits that this may be a less appealing to most people.
Despite wretched weather and infrastructure challenges early in his first term, respondents to two new polls give Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker a solid job approval rating for his first 100 days in office.
The second phase of the trial began Tuesday.
Trial Court Administrator Harry Spence says the paperwork was translated to Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Khmer, Portuguese, Russian and Vietnamese.
The Boston Celtics will look to even their best-of-7 first round playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday.