Among those included in the United States’ delegation — is Congressman Jim McGovern of Worcester, a longtime critic of the trade embargo and frequent visitor to the island.
Public housing officials in Massachusetts say their subsidy to operate the state’s public housing units has been frozen for five consecutive years. They are now calling on lawmakers for an additional $8 million to help cover the cost of implementing administering a new law designed to hold local housing authorities more accountable.
UMass Athletics Director Ryan Bamford says the dismissal of the men’s hockey and women’s basketball coaches presents an opportunity to starts fresh and move the programs to a championship caliber level.
Local elections officials report turnout in Tuesday’s Massachusetts Presidential primary was higher than they expected.
The state’s top election official say turnout could equal or surpass the record high set in 2008.
The head of Springfield’s Roman Catholic Diocese is apologizing to victims of clerical sexual abuse and urging them to come back to worship. The apology […]
A Springfield baker has a novel theory why his beloved New England Patriots aren’t playing in Superbowl 50 this Sunday; his Boston Creme pie cupcakes were successfully used by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker in friendly wages until last month’s AFC Championship
The Hampden County Sheriff’s Department says it has signed a lease with the new owners of a former nursing home to house the Western Massachusetts Correctional Alcohol Center, which lost its long-time home to MGM-Springfield’s casino project.
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.