The Massachusetts firefighters busy battling those flames are assisted by eyes in the sky: observers in the state’s network of fire towers looking for the first signs of a blaze.
North Adams Regional Hospital has been closed for almost a month, leaving many Berkshire County residents without nearby emergency care and hundreds without jobs. One ranking Massachusetts state senator says the future is bleak for similar small hospitals.
Western Massachusetts cities and towns are totaling up the cost of snow and ice removal from roadways after a busy winter.
Typically April in Massachusetts sees the most brush fires of any month the year. Despite following a winter with above normal precipitation, this April has been no exception, as fire crews have been busy fighting outdoor blazes.
A class action lawsuit filed initially by two former prisoners of a Chicopee, Massachusetts, women’s jail will again go before a federal judge Tuesday.
Officials in Amherst, Massachusetts are totaling up the costs of Saturday’s “Blarney Blowout.” The series of pre-St. Patrick’s Day parties saw more than 70 arrests and police in riot gear breaking up large gatherings.
Later this week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is expected to announce the location of a slot machine parlor. It will be the first casino license awarded by the board and a central Massachusetts city is in the running.
A report by the Massachusetts auditor raises questions about the security of evidence at Hampshire Superior Court in Northampton.
As soon as he heard about a possible lack of available road salt to treat snowy and icy roadways, Northampton, Massachusetts Public Works Director Ned Huntley took a preventative measure.
Massachusetts gambling regulators ruled Tuesday that MGM must pay Longmeadow to offset some of the impact of a possible Springfield casino. Two other communities were not as fortunate.
The first winter storm of 2014 has left behind several inches of snow and frigid conditions to the area.
In Northampton, Massachusetts, the cleanup started well before dawn Friday.
Cities and towns have until late next week to file paperwork with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission claiming they will be impacted negatively by a casino.
Massachusetts is one of ten states now reporting widespread cases of the flu, with 800 confirmed so far.
Weather forecasters say 2014 is likely to get off to a snowy and frigid start.
In a letter to Massachusetts legislators the Hampden County Clerk of Courts says it’s time for a new Hall of Justice in Springfield.