The owner of four Dunkin Donuts shops in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, has dropped plans to demolish a closed church building to make way for a new restaurant.
A new report says Massachusetts has added more than 28,000 jobs since 2010 in the so-called clean energy sector…creating a $10 billion industry.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says Boston was chosen to take part in a counter-terrorism initiative because of how the area’s law enforcement agencies responded to the marathon bombing.
Anti-addiction activists are calling for Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to step down. They say her agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse. That criticism is shared by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
With six weeks to go until election day, Casino supporters formally launched their campaign in Springfield Tuesday to oppose a ballot measure repealing Massachusetts’ casino law.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he is not surprised by a statement from the leaders of the four Roman Catholic dioceses in Massachusetts, calling for repeal of the state’s casino law.
An appeal of a Massachusetts Land Court decision to allow the construction of a wood-burning biomass plant in Springfield…will go forward. But that appeal will happen without the city’s money.
For the first time in the city’s history, Springfield could send two Latinos to Beacon Hill come November, reflecting its changing demographics
Voters in Massachusetts headed to the polls today to decide on some key local and statewide primary races.
The Massachusetts State Police Crime Laboratory in Springfield now includes a new drug testing facility that officials say should reduce a backlog in drug evidence cases.
As Massachusetts students return to the classroom, education officials are looking to increase the number of schools providing free meals using a federal program. Springfield is testing out the program this school year.
Massachusetts residents have until Wednesday to register to vote in the state’s September primary election.
With three and a half weeks to go before the Democratic primary, State Treasurer Steve Grossman opened his gubernatorial campaign’s western Massachusetts office in Springfield this week, the last among his fellow Democratic contenders to do so
With a new training facility, a renovated stadium and the return of a championship-winning head coach, the UMass football team is looking to come back from two straight 1-11 seasons.
In a candidate roundtable, both Michael Valanzola and James Ehrhard said they are against the proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipeline that would cut across the district. And both support tax relief and the repeal of the casino law. However, differences arose in how they would represent the district in a legislature dominated by Democrats.