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.
The subpoena is regarding contracts with the Agawam-based construction company Zielinski Brothers.
Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman is using old-school tactics and his long history in the Democratic Party, as he attempts to beat Attorney General Martha Coakley, who he trails in the polls.
A proposed pipeline would bring natural gas from New York and Pennsylvania through the Berkshires to Dracut, Massachusetts. Many residents are unhappy, but others are excited by the prospect of new jobs.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says he’s not concerned by word that medical marijuana dispensaries are going to open later than first thought.
Berkshire Medical Center would operate the emergency room and buy the now-vacant hospital under an agreement announced Thursday.
Both states’ snow removal costs went beyond their budgets, though more so in Massachusetts than Connecticut.
About twice as many voters view Warren as more effective than Markey in a UMass poll released Thursday.
The rally was organized to counter the Westboro Baptist Church, an anti-gay church whose members came to picket on campus in response to UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon’s coming out.
A Senate bill would classify leaks, requiring immediate repairs to severe leaks, and time limits for gas companies to address less threatening ones.
Representatives from a company proposing a natural gas pipeline across northern Massachusetts made their first appearance in the town of Montague Monday night.