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.
This case has been widely reported through the years as the first time in Massachusetts a person was charged with murdering their same-sex spouse.
Ten communities that were eligible opted not to go for the money.
It just so happens that after the U.S. suffers a mass shooting and there’s talk of more gun control, gun sales jump.
Camille Cosby had been directed to answer questions from attorneys representing seven women suing her husband for defamation. The Cosbys live in Shelburne Falls, Mass.
Massachusetts judges are now governed by a new code of conduct. The changes, which took effect January 1, loosen rules restricting how judges interact with groups of lawyers.