Voters in Holyoke say they want the mayor to have a longer term in office. But their votes on ballot questions Tuesday show far less faith in the city council.
Those 21 from Massachusetts include one inmate — now a former inmate — who comes from Hampden County.
Officials at Westover had hoped it would become the future home of the KC-46A Pegasus, the new version of tankers that can refuel aircraft in mid-air. It would bring jobs and much-needed revenue to the base, which has been hit hard by federal budget cuts.
The Springfield College archives contain a photo with Cosby posing in 2002 with other honorary degree recipients, smiling and wearing what appears to be a Springfield College baseball hat.
In a 26-minute WWLP debate taped Monday, heroin was mentioned just once.
Dave Kelly says he’s been pushing for a 17-mile-per-hour speed limit ever since he arrived at Hampshire College more than 40 years ago.
Residents of about a dozen central and western Massachusetts cities go to the polls to pick their local officials on November 3rd. But they need to be registered and the clock is almost out.
Of the women of color in the report, 28 percent come from western Massachusetts. That’s an out-sized percentage, given that those counties represent just 12 percent of the state’s population.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comes to Holyoke Thursday for a lunchtime fundraiser. This is rescheduled from July.
In the first ten days, the diocese reports hearing from close to 1,000 people.
U.S. News says UMass is the 29th best public university in the country. This puts UMass on top of all public universities in New England except for UConn, which is ranked 19th.
The government cites a terrorism expert at the Marine Corps University, who says the obscured video is worthless as propaganda, but says terrorists would certainly use the unedited video.
The Hillary Clinton emails released this week reveal the State Department appeared to warn Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern about traveling to Haiti shortly after the 2010 earthquake.
“This is a very disturbing and disheartening decision rendered by the courts,” Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said in a statement after the ruling. “The main thing here is the protection of our children from these predators.”
State Representative Aaron Vega has been pushing for an explicit ban on necrophilia in Massachusetts, saying law enforcement’s hands were tied in a recent case. But that may not be true.