A group of people hiked up Mount Tom Friday to clean up racist and anti-Semitic graffiti. The graffiti was painted before the election.
Tahirah Amatul-Wadud said she must move past the fear, as the election result presents an opportunity for minority groups to organize.
Many schools in western Massachusetts are closed on Election Day. One reason is concern about the safety of children. Another is to use the day for teacher training programs.
The Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office reports about one-third of expected votes for the election were cast during early voting.
According to a new study, there were more than 3,000 students on waitlists for vocational schools in Massachusetts as of October 2015. And the report estimates that another 2,200 would want attend one if they were offered where they live.
New Hampshire Governor and U.S. Senate candidate Maggie Hassan and other Democrats are returning political contributions from a Boston-based law firm after the Boston Globe reported the Thornton Law Firm reimbursed lawyers who donated to political candidates.
Motorists at a rest stop on the Mass Pike in Blanford said there were no major problems Monday with the new toll collection system.
As the EPA released its final clean up plan, some river advocates say capping toxins, rather than digging them up, may not hold up over time.
Early voting began Monday in Massachusetts for the first time in the state’s history.
Two candidates for a western Massachusetts State Senate seat are confronting each other over Donald Trump and political opportunism. The topics arose during a recent debate on Focus Springfield TV between incumbent state Senator Eric Lesser, a Democrat, and his challenger, Republican Chip Harrington.
Massachusetts voters will have a chance to pick their preferred candidate as soon as October 24th, when early voting begins.
A law designed to protect the rights of transgender people in public places goes into effect on October 1, 2016.
Known as a “public accommodation” law it allows people to use the a public bathroom that is consistent with their gender identity.
Preparing for emergencies in towns near the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant has wound down this past year. But Entergy, the plant’s owner, is providing the state of Vermont with funding to continue planning at a reduced level.
The Mobile Consulate is designed to help the 3,000 or so Mexican citizens living in Springfield with passports, birth certificates and double citizenship.
A two-day symposium honoring journalist James Foley is focusing on the challenges facing journalists who witness extreme violence.