21-year-old Brian Odiorne died Monday in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are five weeks into a new two-year session, and things are off to a pretty slow start.
A meeting of the Governor’s Council devolved into a shouting match this week. The council’s western Massachusetts representative says the government body needs better rules.
Last year, the state’s highest court ordered the Department of Environmental Protection to come up with new regulations to ensure the state meets emissions reduction goals in three years. Those goals were put into law in 2008.
Many legislators, elected officials and judges in Massachusetts are now in line for much bigger paychecks. That’s after the legislature last week overrode Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of a pay raise bill.
Later this year, the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority will be in new hands. Mary MacInnes is stepping down later this spring. She’s led the agency since 2006.
The Western Mass. office of Ascentria Care Alliance was planning to take in 346 individual refugees during the current fiscal year, which ends in October.
Massachusetts lawmakers pushed through their first major piece of legislation of the new session last week: a pay raise for themselves. This week, they may override Governor Baker’s veto of that bill.
Warren, a Democrat, voted this week in committee to confirm Dr. Ben Carson, President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Construction at Union Station in Springfield will officially end soon, but the renovated station won’t open until April, according to the city’s chief development officer.
More than a million Massachusetts residents voted for Donald Trump. Ahead of the inauguration, we wanted to hear what they’re expecting from the new president.
Governor Baker will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, but Congresswoman Katherine Clark will not.
A budget deficit of over $1 billion for the next fiscal year is overshadowing the new legislative session.
Orlando Ramos was elected and sworn in Monday to a one-year term as Council President. Ramos said his number one priority is to improve police-community relations.
A new, two-year legislative session begins this week. New lawmakers will be sworn in, but the balance of power won’t change.