Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern says President Obama's decision to seek normalized relations with Cuba is a foreign relations victory for the president.
University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret has accepted a job at the University of Maryland, but plans to remain in Massachusetts for several months to assist with the leadership transition at UMass.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A New York State Gaming Board is recommending that Mohawk Harbor, a blighted riverfront site in Schenectady, be the location of one of three new upstate casinos. One casino consultant says that could impact MGM Springfield's plans to attract New York customers.
Today is Paul Butterfield's 72nd birthday anniversary. Yesterday it was announced that the Paul Butterfield Blues Band has been elected ...
British choral group The Sixteen sings new settings of the Stabat Mater. Director Harry Christophers says the ensemble was looking for "something that was very spiritual, very mystical."
A notable Thanksgiving for Commentator and Pulitzer Prize wining jouralist, Madeleine Blais, who once entered a rigged holiday writing contests (if you entered, you won), and made the dinner gravy congeal in the process.
American Alan Gross had spent more than five years in a Cuban prison where he suffered ill health. Then, on Tuesday, his lawyer, Scott Gilbert, told him in a phone call that he was going home.
The coldest days of winter are just ahead and New England energy officials are concerned about the reliability of the region's power grid.
President Obama commuted the prison sentences of eight people who were convicted of drug-related crimes Wednesday, in a move that also saw 12 presidential pardons issued.
Governor-elect Charlie Baker prepares for the state budget and his remaining cabinet appointments.
With the death of a Northern White Rhino in San Diego's zoo this week, researchers are working to see if they can save the species. They'd better hurry — only five remain.