The Democratic Attorney General said she plans to run for re-election to her current job.
Northampton police officers had planned come to city elementary schools and high five students entering the building, but some parents and community members worried it would have a negative impact on some students.
21-year-old Brian Odiorne died Monday in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health found deaths from heroin use declined last year, but those from the opioid fentanyl, increased.
New data shows that teaching staffs in Massachusetts public schools are much less racially diverse than the student body. Research shows all students benefit when more teachers come from diverse backgrounds.
McMaster first made his name as a captain in Iraq in 1991. Then, in 2007 he was a key figure in the “surge.” Now, 26 years after he first went to Iraq, he’ll be seeking a solution in his new post.
Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect “Dreamers” — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
The Silver Star recipient is a three-star Army general known as a military intellectual. The president called him “a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience.”
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Leontyne Price, the revered American opera singer, turned 90 last week. Springfield Symphony Orchestra Conductor Kevin Rhodes has been itching to find a way to celebrate her brilliant career. He’s doing it, at last, Saturday evening.
Earlier this week, the Gill-Montague School Committee voted 6-3 to abandon the “Indians” mascot after many community members complained it was offensive.
In his essay published by the Massachusetts Review, J. Malcolm Garcia tells the story of four honorably discharged United States veterans. Legal immigrants, they were welcomed into the U.S. military. But after their service, the vets got into trouble and were deported.