Smith College professor Andrew Zimbalist says he doubts a Boston Olympics bid can stay within budget.
In a follow-up to the documentary, “The Path To Primary Care,” advocates for front-line medicine come up with ways to attract more med students to the field, including classic activist tactics, and systemic changes in how offices practice medicine.
The crowd of roughly 50 at a downtown hotel was about half veterans, 25 percent VA staff, many who are also veterans. And the rest, family and friends. John Collins directs the central and western Massachusetts VA health system. He’s new to the job and the VA, following 30 years in the army.
Maura Healey begins her term as Massachusetts Attorney General today.
On Wednesday, Massachusetts’ secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and auditor will be sworn into office. It comes nearly two weeks after the legislature, governor and lieutenant governor took their oaths of office. The reason for the delay is not entirely clear.
There was a tone of concern – and hope – during a Martin Luther King day celebration in Springfield on Monday.
Massachusetts education officials today will start a several day visit at Holyoke’s public schools. Students there have been underperforming on standardized tests for years. This week’s observations will help the state determine whether to put the district in receivership.
Fans withstood drenching rain and blustery conditions in Foxborough last night to watch New England trounce the Indianapolis Colts 45 to 7.
Tax collections are running close to estimates halfway through Massachusetts fiscal year but the $36.5 billion state budget is out of balance by more than $500 million, according to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker,
The New England Patriots host the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game on Sunday. This follows the Pats’ thriller last week, a 35-to-31 victory over the Baltimore Ravens.
The instrument became so popular that in the early 20th century, almost every town in this country and in Europe had a mandolin orchestra. Those orchestras are making a comeback, including one in western Massachusetts.
Outgoing Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has accepted a spring fellowship at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.
Rosenberg is settling into his new role as Senate President, with lawmakers facing a budget gap.
This year, it costs about $60,000 in tuition, fees and room and board to attend one of the nation’s most selective liberal arts colleges.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker quickly ruled out higher taxes as a solution to a fiscal 2015 budget problem he estimated at more than $500 million and said everything else was on the table. On Friday, he instituted a state government hiring freeze, announced a procurement and contract review.