On a vote of 78 to 22, the U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a resolution to train and arm Syrian rebels to oppose the group known as the Islamic state. How did your senator vote?
Out of the 21 House members – all Democrats – from New England states, just five voted yes, including U.S. Rep. Richard Neal of Massachusetts.
The $1.6 billion Everett casino plan prevailed over Mohegan Sun’s $1.3 billion proposal for a casino in Revere, next to the Suffolk Downs racetrack and on the East Boston border.
The report says Massachusetts should look to other states for guidance in reforming the state’s child protection system
Polling places across Massachusetts called it quits at 8 o’clock Tuesday night, as the primary election moved to past tense. Here are the results for contested statewide races, as well as legislative and local races in central and western Massachusetts.
At 8 o’clock Tuesday night, the vote counting begins. Here’s a look at the primaries we’ll be watching, from governor to district attorney to the state legislature.
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Former Governor John G. Rowland’s federal conspiracy trial begins in New Haven on Wednesday. He’s facing charges of violating federal campaign laws by allegedly hiding his role as a campaign consultant in a 2012 congressional race.
The pilot flying the Massachusetts Air National Guard fighter jet that crashed in rural Virginia Wednesday has been confirmed dead. That’s according to a statement from Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield.
The first debate between Connecticut’s two major party candidates for governor produced few surprises, as Tom Foley and Dannel Malloy tackled recurring issues, including gun control and economic development.
Gov. Peter Shumlin is the Democratic nominee, while Scott Milne beats back write-in campaign to get GOP nod.
Primary voters head to polls today to decide which candidates will represent Vermont’s three major parties in the general election in November. Two write-in candidacies have created some electoral intrigue this year.
Most studies about birds focus on wild habitat. But this summer researchers from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C., are focusing on backyards.
Foley earned a masters degree in fine arts from UMass Amherst in 2003. The school says in a statement that it offers “heartfelt wishes of support and healing to his family and friends.”
Republicans in Connecticut this week made their pick for governor. GOP primary voters chose the former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, Tom Foley, to face the incumbent Democratic governor, Dannel Malloy.
Democratic state Sen. Eric Coleman won the Tuesday primary for his seat despite a spirited challenge. And the question of whether to build a new minor league baseball stadium in Hartford figured prominently the race.