The top Catholic leaders in Massachusetts issued a statement on Monday in support of a ballot question repealing the state’s casino law.
The UMass football team takes on Vanderbilt University in Nashville on Saturday. Both teams are trying to rebound after tough losses.
Springfield City Councilor Tim Allen says he’s still considering his options after falling short in a state Senate district primary, but he doesn’t have much time to make up his mind.
Out of more than 16,000 votes cast in the First Hampden and Hampshire Senate District, the tally shows Eric Lesser beat his closest opponent by fewer than 200.
The treasurer chairs the lottery commission, which sends most of its profits to towns and cities to do with as they please. Democratic treasurer candidates say that lottery money will go down if casinos open and they say – for most communities – casino tax revenue won’t make up the difference.
With the start of the school year, superintendents like Jason McCandless have enough things on their to-do list. Add this: deal with cyber attack.
After long and widespread outages, state officials found Western Massachusetts Electric Company or WMECO, National Grid, and NSTAR violated their legal requirements to safely and promptly restore service. They hit the electric companies with fines totaling almost $25 million.
As with many candidates this year in Massachusetts, Democrats running for lieutenant governor find themselves talking a lot about casinos. And they’re split on the issue.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court reconvenes for oral arguments Tuesday, after its summer break and a pair of personnel changes.
Fontenot joined the Massachusetts Air National Guard this past February, and was the full-time Wing Inspector General and an instructor pilot for the 104th Fighter Wing, based at Barnes air base in Westfield.
The Democrats squared off on Herald Radio, while the Republicans took the stage at the Globe. One was feisty and the other was calm.
In a couple weeks, primary election voters will pick Democratic and Republican nominees for governor. Those names will join three independent candidates in November who collected the required 10,000 certified signatures of registered voters.
In a roundtable discussion, each of the candidates said they’ll vote no on a question to repeal the state’s casino law in November.
The Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party plans to file paperwork Monday to qualify three candidates for statewide office. But the Greens are sitting out the race for governor.
Some residents say that even before Ferguson police killed a teenager, they saw the police as a potential threat. Increasingly this week, they’re seeing the police in military gear.