The incarceration rate in Massachusetts has nearly trippled since the 1980′s, even as the state’s crime rate has gone down.
As casino companies work out the details of host-community agreements, concerns are being expressed about how those companies will make their investments count once the state’s gaming commission aw
The Mayor of Easthampton, Massachusetts has awarded a contract to a Hudson-based company to complete a fish ladder at the Manhan River Dam after about a decade of delays.
An organic food company based in Greenfield, Massachusetts is in the process of becoming the area’s first worker-owned pickle co-operative.
Massachusetts education officials are recommending that the Board of Education approve five new charter schools across the state and expand eleven existing programs.
Officials from the Catholic Church in Western Massachusetts say Pope Benedict’s decision to retire marks a new era for the papacy.
The limits of the current gun control debate, the alarming rise of anti-psychotic drug use for Alzheimer’s patients, and commentator Jennifer Rosner
Lawmakers around New England are calling for gun-control law reform at both the regional and national levels.
Researchers and industry professionals met at the University of Connecticut’s Storrs campus today to discuss how counterfeit electronics pose silent threats to transportation, communication and nat
Today’s afternoon flurry is turning into snow and sleet — and could amount to about an inch of accumulation when it stops at around four in the morning.
Three years after the historic Supreme Court decision known as “Citizens United” transformed the first amendment, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern is introducing two constitutional ammendment
Fire officials in Amherst, Massachusetts say an early morning blaze on Monday at an apartment building where one student was killed and more than thirty people left homeless — raises a string of s
A New York based advocacy group is accusing the state of Massachusetts of endangering the safety and well being of thousands of children in its foster care system.
Lawmakers in Berkshire County are saying Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s 13-billion dollar plan unveiled on Monday to update the state’s highways and public transit systems doesn’t adequatel