The comments come as the Springfield diocese weighs whether to rebuild Cathedral High School, which was severely damaged by the 2011 tornado.
Rosenberg is settling into his new role as Senate President, with lawmakers facing a budget gap.
Rick Sacra, who caught and survived Ebola while working in Liberia, is headed back to West Africa on Thursday.
It’s inauguration day in Massachusetts. Republican Charlie Baker will be sworn in as the state’s next governor at noon.
Dannel Malloy is inaugurated to his second term today in Connecticut.
Candidates for all state and local offices can now ask their supporters to personally donate up to $1,000 per year, up from $500.
The state’s DMV commissioner says 28,000 people have scheduled appointments to take the driver’s test.
The change was spurred by federal stimulus money to update Amtrak’s Vermonter line. The trip is now slightly shorter, but the trains aren’t coming through the area any more often.
A long-awaited upgrade to the north-south Amtrak line through the Pioneer Valley starts running next week, but work on the tracks is not complete.
Anthony Gulluni takes office as relations between communities of color and law enforcement have gained national attention.
In the wake of recent grand jury decisions in the killings of two unarmed black men by police, Swan has called for the creation of a new commission on police-community relations in Springfield.
The Revolution have been to the cup four times before, but not since 2007, and they’ve never won.
Retiring Mass. state Sen. Stephen Brewer talks about filling the state’s budget gap, his farewell speech on Beacon Hill and his plans for the future. (Hint: a banjo is involved.)
A proposed natural gas pipeline through Massachusetts may take an alternative route through New Hampshire to follow an existing power line.
Starter Blake Frohnapfel was out last week with a leg injury as UMass lost to Akron, 30-6.