A new poll shows Governor Charlie Baker remains popular among likely Massachusetts voters, with a 70 percent approval rating.
Opponents of a proposed pipeline through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are pointing out that only about half the 3,000 promised construction jobs would go to local workers.
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The House and Senate capped their allegedly busy period last week by advancing mostly non-controversial bills and illustrating their differences more than their areas of agreement.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Prosecutors and attorneys say fewer district court judges in Berkshire County due to retirements are leading to delays in cases being heard and out-of-town judges coming in to cover sessions.
Tolls at the six western-most exits were reinstated in 2013 after Governor William Weld abolished them in the mid 1990’s
A spokesperson for the Springfield police said the threat was “not credible” but could not provide any other information.
Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Worcester Democrat, led the opposition to the bill.
The FBI says a third party surrendered them to a retired agent in the Boston area.
The future of Massachusetts’ solar industry is in doubt after state lawmakers failed to reach a compromise, likely pushing the issue to next year.
While legislative progress was made in the areas of public records reform and opioid trafficking, few bills of significance were sent to Gov. Charlie Baker.
Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan with plans to build a major pipeline through parts of Massachusetts, called the study a “seriously flawed” review.
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is advertising on highway message boards that it needs private snow plows to help with winter cleanup, but the department denies it’s short-handed.
MGM officials are trying to win-over skeptical residents and elected officials in Springfield.
Deirdre Griffin from Jewish Family Service says technically the governor has no say in where refugees are placed, but adds that it’s important for refugees to have good working relationships with the communities that welcome them.