Springfield Congressman Richard Neal says he’s surprised Britain’s voters decided to leave the European Union by a decisive margin.
The PVTA had expected to receive $71 million from the state to replace the old trolley barn it currently uses to maintain more than 100 buses.
Precipitation levels at Bradley International Airport are almost six inches below normal since January, and down twelve inches since 2015.
Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will campaign in Ohio next Monday with presumptive democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The announcement comes just after news broke that Warren is on Clinton’s shortlist for vice president.
A Korean-American family’s story of lies, identity and loss. That’s what you’ll find in “Shelter,” the debut novel of Jung Yun — who until this month taught at UMass Amherst.
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A broken Toxic Substances Control Act has been overhauled. In the updated law, the EPA now has the power to reviews thousands of chemicals used in products and in the workplace. States, which have for years been making their own regulations, may no longer have the final say on safety.
Hartford resident Ivan Backer was one of 669 Czechoslovakian children who escaped the Nazis on “Kindertransport” trains.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg says dropping the sales tax holiday could save the state up to $25 million.
With just days remaining in the state’s current fiscal year, legislative budget negotiators are scrambling to get a handle on an unexpected downturn in revenues.
Green crabs are native to Europe and Africa, but arrived in New England two hundred years ago. They eat a lot of the things fisherman are after: clams, oysters, mussels, soft shell crabs and scallops.
Budget negotiators in the Massachusetts legislature are facing big challenges and a looming deadline after the Baker administration announced a drop in expected revenue for the next fiscal year.
Colleges and universities in New England are increasingly offering discounts to attract students from nearby states.
Franklin County launches first “Family Drug Court” in the state to help parents with addiction get help before they lose custody of their children.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
We’ve brought you stories of the victims and survivors of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. A year ago our airwaves and website were filled with stories of another mass shooting, at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.