The mascot is based on Lord Jeffrey Amherst, known for wanting to send blankets with Small Pox to Native Americans.
A year after Massachusetts switched-up its rules for gas station nozzles, few have made the voluntary change.
Voters in Connecticut and Rhode Island have plenty of time to make up their minds, with their presidential primaries not scheduled until April 26th.
Massachusetts’ minimum wage goes from $9 an hour, to $10 an hour, the most in the country, tied with California.
“It was a mistake,” Nick Cocchi says.
Minneapolis’ school board says it takes the allegations seriously and has suspended contract negotiations with Sergio Paez.
The changes follow months of turmoil, as student leaders clashed with non-students over programming changes, the removal of a faculty advisor and misconduct allegations against a jazz host.
Buffis’ attorney Lori Levinson asked Judge Mark Mastroianni to acquit the former chief of that charge, but Mastroianni didn’t buy it.
Green Mountain National Forest supervisor John Sinclair says tree hunters shouldn’t expect a perfectly groomed tree. But there is variety out there.
Springfield’s mayor denies Marian Sullivan’s ties to MGM are a conflict as he negotiates with the company.
This follows lobbying by a student group, Divest UMass. Mica Reel, a sophomore, says the foundation’s announcement is a big win, but there’s more work to do.
Patrick — now working at Bain Capitol — will advise the group, a pick Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended when asked why he didn’t choose a current Chicagoan.
Massachusetts’ Office of Campaign and Political Finance says Dan Knapik’s 2013 mayoral campaign broke the law when it took two years to disclose more than $4,000 in expenses.
A new poll shows Governor Charlie Baker remains popular among likely Massachusetts voters, with a 70 percent approval rating.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is advertising on highway message boards that it needs private snow plows to help with winter cleanup, but the department denies it’s short-handed.