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.
The statement says the hospital, its hospice and related offices will close Friday. Its 530 employees will receive layoff notices and assistance in filing for unemployment.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission wanted casino applicants to make nice with their neighbors, and pay-up to offset the expected costs of a casino, like for traffic and public safety.
Their playoff trips are certainly not getting as much attention as UMass’, but both the Lord Jeffs of Amherst College and the Ephs of Williams College are just two wins away from a national title.
Eventually this good will is going be tested, when union leaders and Barbieri will find themselves on opposite sides of a negotiating table.
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As families of those on the missing jetliner struggle to get answers, one grief counselor says moving forward requires accepting the unknown. But right now, she says, they’re in survival mode.
The attorney general has endorsed a proposal to shorten sentences of nonviolent offenders in an effort to cut federal spending on prisons.
Not all those arrested this weekend were students, but those who were will face consequences, Subbaswamy said. He promised “swift action” to address violations of the school’s Code of Student Conduct.