Jewish Family Service is defending itself from Mayor Domenic Sarno’s accusation that his office was kept in the dark about the expected arrival of refugees in Springfield or nearby communities.
Mayor Joseph Petty actually supported the protesters’ message, during a gathering outside City Hall before Tuesday’s meeting.
Thee was a short break in the tension on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as senators considering a cabinet nomination from President Donald Trump chatted about the Super Bowl.
President Barack Obama leaves office Friday around noon. It was a presidency many Americans — and many New Englanders — thought impossible just a few years earlier. Even some of his early supporters from the area had their doubts.
Among the semifinalists: Purple & White, after the school’s colors; Hamster, an anagram of Amherst; and the A’s, because — as one student put it — “It is the letter our school starts with.”
LAST JANUARY: Amherst College Boots Lord Jeff From Campus
Massachusetts has agreed to a $640,000 settlement from Kinder Morgan to allow the company to run a pipeline through conservation land in Berkshire County on its way from New York to Connecticut.
Massachusetts’ 2017 rate of $11 an hour puts it in a tie for top statewide rate in the country, along with Washington state.
Orlando Ramos is 34 years old and has been on the council since 2014, the last couple years as vice-president.
In a joint statement on Monday, legislative leaders said they “fully intend to respect the will of the voters.” They said they won’t make any changes to the December 15th effective date.
But Congressman Jim McGovern made clear he sharply disagrees with President-elect Donald Trump, who suggested people who burn the flag should potentially face prison time or lose their citizenship.
Ifill was born in New York. Her father’s work as a pastor led the family to Springfield in the early 1970s.
We take a tour through Election Day in Northampton, a place some might fondly call—a neighborhood of “nasty women.”
REGIONAL RESULTS: Ballot Questions, Contested Races In Western Mass.
BALLOT QUESTIONS: Massachusetts Voters Say Yes To Marijuana, No To More Charter Schools
NATIONAL RESULTS: From NPR
Governor Charlie Baker is a popular guy. His approval ratings hover around 70 percent. But on the two ballot questions that Baker chose to stick his neck out on, voters thought better.
Eric Sinacori got caught selling drugs, but avoided charges by agreeing to become a confidential informant for UMass police.
As recently as August, Rosenberg sounded both supportive and skeptical of the proposal, and he refused to directly answer how he’d vote on it.