The four candidates vying for the open District Attorney’s seat in Hampden County all agree the criminal justice system needs fixing.
The state commission ruled against an objection to Eric Lesser’s candidacy over questions of his residency.
Catholics in western Massachusetts are getting a new leader. Pope Francis picked Mitchell Rozanski of Baltimore to replace retiring bishop Timothy McDonnell.
Two initiatives sponsored by union nurses and a referendum to repeal Massachusetts’ casino could be headed for the ballot.
The new team comes on the heels of the Worcester Tornadoes, which fell in to debt and folded in 2012. The Bravehearts are hoping to change the image of baseball in Worcester.
Tim Allen is challenging the residency of fellow Democrat Eric Lesser in the 1st Hampden Hampshire senate race.
In Greenfield to discuss opiate addiction with community leaders, Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett says a detox facility in the area will likely be among her recommendations to Governor Deval Patrick.
The sale to a Florida-based company will include an unspecified number of layoffs at the daily newspaper.
A group of Massachusetts police chiefs will meet with the state’s department of public health Thursday to discuss enforcing medical marijuana laws.
The number of dairy farms in Massachusetts dropped significantly between 2007 and 2012, according to US Census data out this month.
A deadly pig virus has hit 27 states throughout the country, including Vermont. In Massachusetts agriculture officials are urging swine farmers to take precautions.
A newly revived Pittsfield committee on human rights took up its first complaint this week: discrimination charges against mayor Dan Bianchi.
In his first public comments since new broke this week that Springfield was served with a subpoena, Mayor Domenic Sarno says the city is fully cooperating with the investigation.
Michael Rawlins, a geo-scientist at UMass Amherst, says heavier precipitation is one of the main climate change challenges facing the region.
After receiving a federal subpoena, Springfield’s attorney says the city is reviewing its contracts with an Agawam-based construction company.