The Catholic Diocese of Springfield has settled a lawsuit over child sexual abuse by a priest who committed suicide in 2011.
Massachusetts law says if you’re a government employee, you can’t solicit political campaign contributions.
In a statement, UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy says the flyers list the web address of a recognized hate group.
The women’s tournament only ever had one New England team in it — top-ranked UConn, NCAA champs three years running.
Last Wednesday, Clardy was in his vehicle, in the breakdown lane, processing a traffic stop. That’s when a Nissan Maxima approached at high speeds, says Colonel Richard McKeon, who leads the Mass State Police.
In downtown Springfield, several hundred people gathered, waiting for the funeral procession. On the corner, an American flag was hoisted above the street.
This was Clinton’s first public event in western Mass during the campaign. Bernie Sanders has held three rallies in the Pioneer Valley since October.
Of course, there is the big question of whether the new president would actually have any say in the Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal.
Sanders will rally a crowd Monday evening at the roughly 10,000 seat Mullins Center. Last month he spoke at the university’s performing arts center. In October — at Springfield’s MassMutual Center.
As tends to happen, journalists and politicians are floating the names of potential nominees, some from Massachusetts.
Judge Mark Mastroianni ruled “private marital conversations” are in fact covered by Massachusetts’ marital disqualification law. But the judge says there are exceptions. Cosby can be questioned about “written communications” with her husband.
The sheriff of Hampshire County joins his colleague from Hampden County on the road to retirement.
Earlier this week, Justice Robert Cordy announced he’d leave in August. Now there’s another exit from Massachusetts’ most high profile bench. Justice Francis Spina says he’ll also leave in August, shortly before he turns 70, the retirement age for state judges.
Baystate is notifying the patients there’s a “small risk” they were exposed to blood-borne pathogens and should be tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV. They received colonoscopies at Noble between June 2012 and April 2013.
Southbridge schools have been under close state watch since 2004. But Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester says academic performance and graduation rates remain low.