Massachusetts state Senator Michael Knapik of Westfield is resigning after more than twenty years on Beacon Hill. Knapik has accepted a position at Westfield State University.
Dozens of gun control bills were the topic of a state legislative hearing in Springfield Friday.
The free ride for most drivers who use the westernmost portion of the Massachusetts Turnpike will soon come to an end.
A new congressional report says Massachusetts residents paid 1-point-5-billion dollars over the last decade for natural gas they did not receive.
Elected officials gathered Friday in West Springfield to announce the award of $31-million in federal block grants to cities and towns across Massachusetts.
Former Springfield Mayor Michael Albano will not be testifying at the murder trial of accused Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger.
Residents in Northampton, Massachusetts this week are banned from watering their lawns or washing their cars during daytime hours.
The Mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts, is speaking out against Walmart’s proposal to build a 150-thousand-square-foot, so-called “Supercenter” in the city.
New numbers released Thursday show increases in unemployment rates for Massachusetts and Connecticut for the month of June.
Now that it has approval from voters, Springfield’s casino bid is a step–or more–ahead of it its competitors in West Springfield and Palmer.
The operator of New England’s power grid is asking consumers to voluntarily conserve electricity during this week’s heat wave.
There are some small but possibly significant differences between the big money casino deals struck by Springfield and West Springfield.
West Springfield is now the second Western Massachusetts community to sign a deal with a prospective casino operator.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has not said directly what he will do with the state’s 34-billion-dollar budget. He has to act by Friday on the spending plan.
In the wake of the horrific freight train crash in Quebec last week, emergency officials in New England say they are prepared for a similar incident.