It will cost, on average, 5.8 percent more to attend classes at one of the UMass campuses this school year.
The company, Covanta, cites high operating costs and other economic factors as reasons for closing the incinerator.
he company planned to tap into the Northeast Energy Direct Pipeline, but with that project dead, Berkshire Gas says it’s looking at other ways to bring more gas to the area.
The next selection in our summer fiction series is part murder mystery, part ghost story, and it tells the tale of two struggling families.
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In addition to this week’s federal indictment in Massachusetts, the U-S Attorney’s office in Boston says Sawyer is suspected of contacting at least six other boys in Illinois and Virginia.
The new indictment alleges Alexander Ciccolo provided “material support and resources” to ISIS and that he attempted to use a weapon of mass destruction on a college campus.
Each of the 33 horses were hand-carved and painted by some of the volunteers, with a little help from experts. It took 1,800 hours to build each horse.
Massachusetts education officials say more than 30 schools and districts across the state suspend students more than they should. A publicly released list shows a number of those cited are in western Massachusetts.
A recent newspaper article quoted residents and local officials who said Neal has been largely invisible in Franklin County.
Springfield Congressman Richard Neal says he’s surprised Britain’s voters decided to leave the European Union by a decisive margin.
Precipitation levels at Bradley International Airport are almost six inches below normal since January, and down twelve inches since 2015.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg says dropping the sales tax holiday could save the state up to $25 million.
The $30 million project would create 350 construction jobs and add up to a hundred more retail positions in the city.
In 1998, Massachusetts essentially banned assault rifles and other devices that can feed a high capacity of ammunition into weapons.
Charlemont’s 3% tax would cover ski lifts, zip lines and also white river rafting trips.