At a meeting last week, the nominee said nothing. The hours of testimony were devoted to speakers praising Associate Justice Ralph Gants, and members of the governor’s council questioning those speakers.
Phil Osborne opted for a stool at the American Legion, working his way through a draft and a smoke.
Lance Cpl. James Boelk was a Marine killed in Afghanistan in the fall of 2010. Like many families of fallen soldiers, on this Memorial Day his parents say they will gather to honor and remember.
The full report has not come out, though the governor says he has been briefed on it. Patrick says it will be made public early this week.
Springfield-based Merriam-Webster is adding more than 150 words to its main dictionary, including one used quite often these days in some local museums.
Guest host Tess Vigeland checks in with NPR’s Julie McCarthy about the elections in India and the country’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi.
Justices will decide whether a ballot question repealing the state’s casino law can appear on the November ballot.
The Supreme Judicial Court is considering whether a ballot question repealing the state’s gambling law will go before voters in November.
The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights notes that an open investigation does not mean a school broke the law in how it handled sexual violence on campus.
This is a stopgap measure before the week of May 19th, when Berkshire Medical Center is scheduled to open a satellite ER in the North Adams hospital building.
Lawmakers across New England are looking at the same issue, with lots of negotiating still to come.
More job cuts announced Wednesday for UMass Memorial hospital in Worcester. In a letter on the hospital website, UMass Memorial President Patrick Muldoon talked of […]
Maura Healey’s statement puts her at odds with her former boss, Attorney General Martha Coakley.
Even without a warrant, police can enter a home to help an animal in distress. That’s the ruling Friday from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Some 530 full and part-time jobs were at stake with the shutdown of Northern Berkshire Healthcare, which owned North Adams Regional Hospital. Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield says it’s hired 143 of those employees.