Emergency shelters across Massachusetts will run out of money on Saturday, according to the Baker administration and legislative officials, who say they are taking steps to ensure that the family shelters for the homeless do not close their doors or cut back on services.
As Mayor of Springfield, Sal Circosta says he would hold casino operator MGM to its promises, among other things.
More police departments are offering their parking lots to the public as a way to make Craigslist-type transactions safer for residents.
Prosecutors and the lawyer for former Lee police chief Joseph Buffis are back in court on Thursday, and they may discuss what evidence could be allowed at trial.
The race for Springfield mayor is slowly getting more crowded, as a new candidate kicks off his campaign on Thursday.
The leaders and members must, in a word, compromise. And on this occasion, Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi did just that, with skill and savvy.
The rate at which the ice is shrinking at the ocean’s edge in the West Antarctic has increased by 70 percent over the past decade, an analysis of satellite measurements suggests.
Remember that old movie trope, in which the mousy girl takes off her glasses to reveal she was a beauty all along? A similar scenario is playing out among food waste fighters in the world of produce.
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Casino opponents have argued that this windfall for the state will come at the expense of the residents who can least afford it. They’ve said the economic boost is overblown and that the casino will lead to increased crime and problem gambling.
Diemand Farm in Wendell says it doesn’t want to risk infecting its chickens and turkeys during the hunt, which was scheduled for Saturday. The event drew about 700 people last year.
While students and teachers insist they should keep local control of the schools, the commissioner says the district’s poor performance over the last several years leaves few other options than a state take-over.