When you think of environmentally beneficial landscapes, the land beneath power lines might not be at the top of your list, but new research is highlighting this habitat’s importance in conserving a wide array of plant and insect life.
The state epidemiologist, Alfred DeMaria, notes that the disease is fairly difficult to transmit, as it requires exposure to the blood or body fluid of someone who’s experiencing symptoms.
The process is anonymous, and the state takes custody of the baby while it begins the adoption process. A social worker at Hartford Hospital explains how it works.
The Springfield Symphony begins its eighth decade Saturday night when a new season opens. Maestro Kevin Rhodes has renewed his relationship as music director of the ensemble for the next three seasons.
The virus has been confirmed in an 8-year-old southeastern Massachusetts girl. She was hospitalized and has recovered.
The school that canceled its homecoming semi-formal in response to a sexually suggestive dance craze has scheduled a new dance. But twerking won’t be tolerated at Bennington’s Mount Anthony Union High School.
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.