Massachusetts House Speaker Bob Deleo – the top Democrat in the House - says he will not back the governor’s plan to cut 25.5 million dollars in direct state aid to cities and towns.
Many Massachusetts lawmakers say they will not agree to legislation that would reduce local aid, part of Governor Deval Patrick's midyear budget cuts. But there's little they can do about other items on the chopping block.
Mayor Alex Morse signed an order this week that requires city police not to hold undocumented immigrants longer than regular citizens.
Coleman Hawkins was the subject of a beautifully filmed studio session taped in Brussels in 1962. The film was made following Hawk's appearance at a festival in Dinant, Belgium, the birthplace of saxophone inventor Adolphe Sax.
A year into the siege of Leningrad, a haggard group of musicians defiantly — and improbably — performed Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, which was dedicated to the suffering city.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — On October 21, poet Alison Hawthorne Deming answered questions from the Smith College community at a question-and-answer session hosted ...
Food writer T. Susan Chang once saw the actor Gary Oldman take a drink of absinthe in the the 1992 movie version of Dracula. She was the one who became intoxicated, with dreams of tasting the once forbidden spirit and images of 19th Century Paris dancing in her head.
The McAllen metro area in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas has one of the country's lowest employment rates for millennials. Economists say they will be critical to bringing the area out of poverty.
Two witnesses for the prosecution say their initial testimony was coerced by police.
The streaming company's founder said fallout from a Supreme Court ruling in favor of TV networks proved "too difficult to overcome."
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A new report says students of color and those with disabilities are disproportionately punished in Massachusetts public schools.
Four of them become the first Yemeni detainees to be transferred since 2010. There are still 143 men at the American prison in Guantanamo.