Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, who guided the city for 20 transformative years, has lost his last battle.
Tech trade organizations aren’t taking sides and backing any particular candidate, but IT workers are experiencing somewhat of a political awakening.
Voters this November will decide whether to give every worker in Massachusetts access to sick time.
If passed, Question 3 would repeal the state’s 2011 gambling law.
Organizations such as the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) helped put Question 2 on the November ballot to expand the bottle bill.
Massachusetts lawmakers passed a measure to automatically increase the gas tax along with inflation. The measure helps lawmakers avoid the political challenge of regular votes on whether to raise the tax, which led the group Tank the Gas Tax to put a repeal question on the ballot.
The new WBUR weekly tracking survey, released Wednesday morning, shows Democrat Martha Coakley leading Republican Charlie Baker by a slim 3-point margin, 44-41. Eleven percent of voters remain undecided, and 4 percent support one of three independent candidates — Evan Falchuk, Jeff McCormick, Scott Lively.
Wesleyan University is asking its residential fraternities not to pledge freshmen and to turn over the rolls of all their members as the school issued an order to end its all-male fraternities and make residential fraternities co-ed.
The Carolina Panthers placed Greg Hardy on the list over a long-running case and the Cardinals did the same after Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault.
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Northborough Tuesday for the funeral of 28-year-old Army Spc. Brian Arsenault, who was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month.
Wynn Resorts wanted to bring a little bit of Las Vegas to Everett. It proposed a five-star resort on the site of a former chemical plant on the banks of the Mystic River.
The fourth in a series of candidate profiles before the September 9th primary elections in Massachusetts.
The third in a series of candidate profiles before the September 9th primary elections in Massachusetts.
If Coakley is elected governor, she’ll be the first woman to be elected to the position in Massachusetts history. Jane Swift became acting governor when Gov. Paul Cellucci resigned in 2001, but was never elected on her own.