UConn’s women’s and men’s basketball teams are in their respective Final Four tournaments this weekend. Here’s a closer look at what’s at stake for each team.
The head of Massachusetts’ health insurance exchange, Jean Yang, has been called to testify before congress on Thursday, along with directors of five other state exchanges.
Coakley, who grew up in North Adams, made the comments Tuesday afternoon outside the mayor’s office.
Applicants for health insurance that have dealt with problem-plagued websites, like the Massachusetts Health Connector, can get an extra two weeks to finish their enrollment.
The winner of Tuesday’s special election for state representative will have to defend the seat in November’s general election.
It’s the season of budgets and potholes for communities in Massachusetts. Cities and towns can fill holes in roads and finances through local aid from the state, but the process of distributing that aid is predictably contentious.
A bill in the Massachusetts legislature would limit how many patients a nurse can care for, but if lawmakers don’t act, the issue is poised to go to voters on the November ballot.
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse will hold a special City Council meeting on the city’s troubled Geriatric Authority tonight as he seeks state control of the nursing home.
Raise Up Massachusetts isn’t stopping its campaign to raise the minimum wage through a ballot question, even after House Speaker Robert DeLeo brought the legislature one step closer to raising the wage on its own.
About 100 students gathered to voice their opposition to what they say were “oppressive tactics” used by police at the weekend’s “Blarney Blowout.”
If the raise passes town meeting, it will head to the state legislature for approval.
Leominster’s proposed slots parlor narrowly lost to a proposed slots casino in Plainville. Two of the five commissioners on the state gaming board supported the proposal in the north-central Massachusetts city.
An overflow crowd at Greenfield Community College packed a conference on opiate abuse and addiction in western Massachusetts Monday. The gathering included several calls for new state funding for addiction treatment.
Lacking a detox program in the rural region, Franklin County is pushing for new funding to combat rising heroin abuse.
“It’s not putting the wet stuff on the red stuff anymore. It’s putting the wet stuff on the red stuff, then you got this white stuff – which is called paperwork,” Everett Ricketts says.