Massachusetts welfare officials and local law enforcement are teaming up with the feds to crack down on trafficking of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, formerly known as food sta
Massachusetts legislators this week are scheduled to decide whether to give residents a sales tax-free weekend in August.
We continue our Summer Fiction series now with the novel Sometimes it Snows in America.
Today on Morning Edition Extra, we begin with voices in the news this week. Then we get an update on the “Whitey” Bulger trial from Boston, with WBUR editor Mark Degon.
Researchers in Connecticut are keeping a close eye on a summer phenomenon: the flight of chimney swifts.
Supporters of a higher minimum wage in Massachusetts hope to place the issue in front of voters next year.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Wednesday he is not the target of a federal investigation, despite paying his lawyer hefty legal fees.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick broke his silence Wednesday, four weeks after former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder.
This coming Saturday night was meant to be a banner evening at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick paid off a wager Tuesday.
Massachusetts wildlife officials believe they know why hundreds of dead fish were found in a Wales lake this weekend.
The Springfield City Council is weighing whether to strengthen regulations covering pawn shops.
Springfield poll observers are reporting enthusiastic turnout and only minor problems as residents vote on a proposed casino project.
On a tense day on Capitol Hill, Ed Markey became the junior U.S. senator from Massachusetts. Markey took the oath Tuesday morning.
Voters in Springfield on Tuesday will cast their ballots in favor – and against – bringing a casino to the city. MGM has proposed an $800 million resort casino in Springfield’s South End.