Of the women of color in the report, 28 percent come from western Massachusetts. That’s an out-sized percentage, given that those counties represent just 12 percent of the state’s population.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comes to Holyoke Thursday for a lunchtime fundraiser. This is rescheduled from July.
In the first ten days, the diocese reports hearing from close to 1,000 people.
U.S. News says UMass is the 29th best public university in the country. This puts UMass on top of all public universities in New England except for UConn, which is ranked 19th.
The government cites a terrorism expert at the Marine Corps University, who says the obscured video is worthless as propaganda, but says terrorists would certainly use the unedited video.
The Hillary Clinton emails released this week reveal the State Department appeared to warn Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern about traveling to Haiti shortly after the 2010 earthquake.
“This is a very disturbing and disheartening decision rendered by the courts,” Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said in a statement after the ruling. “The main thing here is the protection of our children from these predators.”
State Representative Aaron Vega has been pushing for an explicit ban on necrophilia in Massachusetts, saying law enforcement’s hands were tied in a recent case. But that may not be true.
The Massachusetts attorney general’s office announced the settlement with Palmer Motorsports Park and J. Read Corporation.
Massachusetts consumers get a break from the state’s sales tax this weekend. Connecticut gives customers a tax-free week, beginning Sunday.
The newspaper wants a federal judge to release an unedited video of a portion of the FBI’s interview with Alexander Ciccolo.
A dog spends its first few years locked in a laboratory, leaving her broken and traumatized. A lady bug, a little girl and — of course — other dogs help her rediscover her foxhound instincts.
An Adams, Massachusetts, man accused of plotting to attack a college on behalf of the self-declared Islamic State has pleaded not guilty.
The feds say 23-year-old Alexander Ciccolo planned to carry out the attack on behalf of the group that calls itself the Islamic State , or ISIS.