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.
Kinder Morgan last month was granted an injunction for the Connecticut Expansion project, allowing the company to begin work on a pipeline that would run though Otis State Forest in Sandisfield, Massachusetts.
A group of towns seeking to bring high-speed internet to rural western Massachusetts communities says it has a new business plan it hopes will address […]
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s administration is revising policies for when and how state police can hold individuals wanted by federal immigration authorities.
BerkshireRides is a private, non-profit which had relied on state and federal funding.
Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer says she plans to boost the city’s police budget by more than $900,000, about a 10% increase. This comes after 30 incidents with shots fired this year so far, as many as all of last year.
Shots have been fired in at least 30 incidents in Pittsfield this year. That’s as many as happened in all of 2015.
Speaking in Springfield Friday, DeLeo says if the proposal passes the house, there will be some work to do to merge it with the already-approved Senate version.
Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld is seeking the Libertarian Party’s nomination for vice president. Current Governor Charlie Baker was a member of Weld’s cabinet in the 1990’s.
The bill would allow people to use public facilities such as bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
In October, an all-electronic system of collecting fares to use the highway will come on-line and over 400 employees will be displaced.
Joseph Buffis is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday at U.S. District Court in Springfield.