A handful of new Western Massachusetts mayors take office in January, and that means the former officeholders are finishing up final projects and packing their bags.
Minimum wage workers in half the New England states will see a raise in the beginning of 2014.
Catholics across much of Connecticut have a new leader. Archbishop Leonard Blair was installed Monday afternoon during a mass at St. Joseph Cathedral Hartford.
There’s a big test on Monday for MGM’s proposal to build a casino in downtown Springfield. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission holds a hearing to discuss the company’s background check.
The University of Massachusetts men’s basketball team is now ranked 21st in the country. The Minutemen moved up three spots despite not playing all week.
Massachusetts stores will be a few hours behind those in some other states when it comes to sales this weekend.
A proposal before the Massachusetts legislature would look at stopping Thanksgiving toll collections at one busy turnpike interchange.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. That afternoon in 1963, concert-goers at Symphony Hall in Boston heard the news from the stage.
Central Massachusetts lawmakers are asking the new owner of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette to pay attention to the newspaper.
The backlog of disability claims under review by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has shrunk dramatically since earlier this year.
Mohegan Sun says it will seek a town-wide recount of its Palmer casino referendum, which fell 93 votes short, according to the town clerk.
Republicans will hang on to one of their few seats in the Massachusetts legislature. That’s after Don Humason of Westfield won a special election for state Senate Tuesday.
Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has followed through on his threat to sue over his conflict with school and state officials.
Some funding that Massachusetts officials suspended for Westfield State University has been released.
There’s finally an announced candidate in the election next year to replace Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley.