New England Public Radio’s series of mini-debates on Massachusetts’ four ballot questions continues. Question 4 asks voters if employers with 11 or more workers should have to provide paid sick leave.
Starting Sunday, liquor stores in Massachusetts will be allowed to open two hours earlier, at 10am. The change is significant for some stores but not all.
Other recent polls have shown Coakley and Baker in a dead heat, so the Globe poll was greeted with great enthusiasm by the Baker campaign and dismissal from Coakley supporters.
New England Public Radio’s series of mini-debates on Massachusetts’ four ballot questions continues. Question 3 asks voters if they want to repeal the state’s casino law.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is questioning Entergy Vermont Yankee’s claims that the risk of accidents is negligible after the plant stops operating.
The two major candidates for Connecticut governor have clashed repeatedly in their debates over economic policy and jobs. But how far apart are they really in how they would tackle the pocketbook issues? Maybe not so far.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given people until this Monday to comment on a $613 million plan to finish a toxic waste clean up of the Housatonic River.
Today we look at Question 2 – the “Bottle Bill.” Voters will choose whether to expand the bottle deposit law to include beverages like water, juice, and sports drinks.
“Portrait of a Man Reading by Candlelight” hangs at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. It has recently been re-authenticated as a Rembrandt.
Bill Galvin is a heavy favorite to win a sixth four-year term. But he does face two opponents this November: the Green-Rainbow Party’s Danny Factor, and Republican Dave D’Arcangelo.
According to the USDA, the apple harvest across Massachusetts is expected to be down 8 percent from last year. Far bigger drops are predicted for growers in Connecticut and New Hampshire, with Maine seeing a nearly 50 percent surge in apples.
MGM Resorts, Penn National and Wynn Resorts don’t want to be shut down before they even have a chance to open their doors in Massachusetts.
Patrick made the announcement in East Springfield, where a new $60 million plant would be built.
Pittsfield’s top economic development official says he’s disappointed a new train assembly plant won’t be located in the Berkshires. But he says the plant’s location in Springfield is still a win for the region.
Tech trade organizations aren’t taking sides and backing any particular candidate, but IT workers are experiencing somewhat of a political awakening.