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.
Richard Blumenthal and fellow U.S. senator Chris Murphy won a bet against Kentucky’s senators. They’ll get pie. Connecticut’s governor got a selection of Kentucky bourbons.
On Monday, John Barbieri will show off his PowerPoint skills in a half-hour or more public presentation at Van Sickle Middle School, then answer pre-submitted questions that have been screened by Mayor Domenic Sarno’s staff.
Updated at 11:40 p.m. Attorney General Martha Coakley, who grew up in North Adams, had asked for a temporary injunction to keep the ER operating.
Patrick said his public health department worked through the weekend to try to find a solution. And he thought they had one right up until Tuesday, when the board of Northern Berkshire Healthcare announced it was shutting down come Friday.