Right now there’s one train, each way, between Boston and Springfield: Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited, which also stops in Framingham, Worcester and Pittsfield on its way to Chicago.
Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont each have minimums wages already well above the national rate. And those states are pushing the number higher.
The change to the state’s fire code will now allow “hold-open” clips, which let people getting gas relax a little.
For the third time in 4 years, the tax rate will drop in 2015, from 5.2 percent down to 5.15 percent.
The incoming district attorney of Hampden County says he knows little about the high-stakes prosecution of two Springfield residents facing perjury charges.
It happens every election season. Reporters try to parse ambiguous language coming from politicians.
The liberal activist group MoveOn.org is polling its members on whether to spend a million dollars to convince Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren to run for president.
A UMass spokesperson says Brewer will make $110,000.
When Peggy Young became pregnant, her doctor recommended not lifting more than 20 pounds and she lost her job. Now a federal law banning pregnancy discrimination faces a test before the Supreme Court.
Partying with co-workers can lead to awkwardness and worse. And, HR experts say, alcohol is often to blame. “If people used common sense, I wouldn’t have a job,” says employment attorney Jon Hyman.
Maguire died last Sunday at 95 years old. The fifth bishop of Springfield, he led the diocese from 1977 to 1992.
Snow is falling across New England, with some of the largest totals expected in the Berkshires. The speed limit was ordered down to 40 miles per hour on the western portion of the Mass Pike.
In an interview Thursday afternoon, a church official allowed for the possibility that cathedral will not be rebuilt.
Tuesday is election day, but for many on the ballot, the outcome has been known for months.
Tom Magliozzi bantered weekly with his brother, Ray, on the public radio show. They joked, laughed and sometimes even gave good advice to listeners with car troubles. Tom Magliozzi was 77 years old.