A proposal from Leominster received praise from the panel for its design and finances. But Commissioner James McHugh raised one red flag.
A setback on Monday for the Eastern States Exposition, and a win for casino company MGM.
The United States is in the middle of a natural gas boom. This is largely because of fracking, the controversial method for using pressurized fluids to break up rocks to get at the natural gas below.
A UMass professor has his fingerprints all over a new U.S. postal stamp coming out this week.
About 90 percent of Americans who need long term care get it from unpaid family members. That puts a strain on a lot of relatives who have neither enough time nor the training to care for loved ones with brain disorders such as dementia.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says a number of communities and the state are facing a road-salt shortage. Malloy says Connecticut expects a salt delivery within the next day or two, but he notes more snow is forecast for this weekend.
At the start of his final year in office, Patrick has faced crises with the state’s failing health insurance website, and at the Department of Children and Families over a missing 5-year-old boy.
Snow is piling up again, in a winter storm that the National Weather Service says won’t stop until Friday morning. Schools across the state are closed, including the University of Massachusetts.
The bill would lower tax rates for businesses with steady rates of employment and raise rates for those with high employee turnover.
Malloy has proposed a small tax refund for individuals, plus a cut in taxes for retired teachers, and a sales tax exemption for some clothing purchases and for non-prescription drugs.
The vote requires a simple majority to remove Rep. Carlos Henriquez from office. The last time a member of the House was expelled was 98 years ago.
Steven Glovsky is challenging Roche Brothers supermarkets. The grocery chain stopped him from collecting signatures when he was running for Governor’s Council in 2012.
Henry Epp reports on minimum wages in Mass., and how new legislation could affect servers and bartenders who live for tips, also, Nell Lake takes […]
Democratic candidates for Massachusetts governor say they would not vote to put casinos in their hometowns. The question comes as state regulators prepare to award […]
Gov. Deval Patrick is responding to a top Democrat and health care expert who sharply criticized the state’s handling of the broken Massachusetts Health Connector […]