While indicators such as home sales and tax collections have been strong, the report finds the state gross domestic product grew by just one percent in April and May.
Electricity use in the Summer months increases an average of twenty percent during the afternoon,. That’s when power consumption hits its peak.
Meeting in Palmer Thursday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously to open up Southeastern Massachusetts to commercial casino bids.
Current regulations prevent a vote until the investigation process is completed. This is a change in policy for the board which regulates Gambling in the Commonwealth.
Reaction to Monday’s explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon continues to come in from elected officials.
In Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont, prices have fallen 15 cents a gallon in the last month and nearly 40 cents from a year ago.
Dressed casually in a sweater and jeans, Cowan toured Nourse Farms, which produces 20-million berry plants annually.
Environmental advocates are concerned about the use of polystyrene foam containers—most commonly used by restaurants as take out packaging.
It’s being billed as the “Tipsy Tow” program.
With school children on vacation until after New Year’s and many parents taking the week off, skiing is a popular way to spend free time during the holiday season.
Under a bill signed by Governor Deval Patrick, grocery stores and other businesses selling food would be allowed to file an exemption from having to put price labels on many items.
An Arizona college has backed out a deal for a free 217-acre campus in Northfield, Massachusetts, citing unanticipated costs and significant resistance from the town.
With officials warning of power outages across New England due to Hurricane Sandy, some of those affected may turn to alternate sources of energy to provide electricity, heat and light
Public health officials say the investigation into a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis is continuing. it is believed to have started at a Framingham compounding pharmacy.
The Town of Amherst, Massachusetts Monday entered into an agreement with solar energy developers.