Charles Wilhite, the Springfield man who spent 40 months in prison before being cleared of murder charges three years ago, has been acquitted of assault charges in a separate trial.
Personal Care Attendants are calling on Massachusetts officials to avoid putting any limits on overtime pay as the state considers drafting regulations to manage new federal provisions on overtime and travel allowance for the home care workers
The chair of the Southbridge Town Council says he hopes the decision will finally restore order to a school district that has had a high turnover of administrators, including seven superintendents since 2010.
Members of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education could vote as early as Tuesday on a proposal to take over the troubled school district in Southbridge. The board was in the Worcester County community Monday night to hear from local residents and officials.
Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester says the Southbridge school district has gone through seven superintendents since 2011, and that academic performance and graduation rates have remained low despite being under state watch for a dozen years.
Charles Wilhite is now facing assault charges stemming from a confrontation with his former landlord.
The Springfield City Council has scheduled a walking tour of the 14-acre site Tuesday in advance of public hearings.
Households that rely on oil for heat could see some substantial cost savings this winter season due to milder temperatures and lower crude oil prices
Following a national search, Jacob’s Pillow has selected a Connecticut native and arts administrator to lead the country’s longest running dance festival
As more attention is focused on workers being able to earn a living wage, two major hospitals in Massachusetts have announced plans to increase their minimum wage rates to $15 an hour.
The Springfield City Council Monday voted to approve an overlay district map allowing MGM to begin clearing land for its proposed casino, including demolishing buildings.
For the first time in its history, Merriam Webster has selected the suffix ism as the dictionary company’s word of the year.
Springfield officials on Monday accepted a deed transferring the property housing the former US Army Reserve Center to the city at no cost
Could a dog’s spit provide clues on how to treat human diseases? A team of researchers at the UMass Medical School have launched a project to find out and are seeking dog owners for the study
Massachusetts State Police are reversing a decision to close the Brookfield barracks, which serves eleven rural communities in Worcester County